On June 21, NYFA members attended a private reception and luncheon, hosted by China’s Consul General in New York Huang Ping. NYFA attendees included Michael Young, President; Dr. Joy Zhu, Executive Vice President, China Region; Bill Einreinhofer, Chair Emeritus of Broadcast Journalism; and Filmmaker/Educator Evgenia Vlasova. Education Counselor Yang Jun; Cultural Counselor Chen Chunmei; and Cultural Section Officer Yang Hui also attended the meeting.
At the gathering, Ambassador Huang Ping spoke of his appreciation for NYFA’s innovative curriculum, outstanding faculty and cutting-edge facilities that attract students from around the world. He also praised NYFA on making the premiere of Bill Einreinhofer’s documentary Unsettled History: America, China, and the Doolittle Tokyo Raid special and successful.
NYFA President Michael Young stated that he was delighted to visit the Consulate General with his colleagues and stated that over the years, NYFA has actively developed friendly relations with Chinese higher education institutions through cultural exchanges and educational collaborations. He hopes that the relationship between the U.S. and China will remain stable so that the two countries can continue their cultural and educational cooperation.