Celebrating CBSI's Fifth Anniversary 庆祝CBSI成立五周年盛会!


On the evening of April 23, 2019, China Business Studies Initiative (CBSI) at the University of San Francisco celebrated its fifth anniversary in style at the beautiful Del Santo Reading Roomon Lone Mountain, USF Main Campus.

CBSI was launched in 2014 to leverage San Francisco’s gateway position to Asia and China, to make USF a premier center for knowledge that educates future leaders who will build better bridges between US businesses and Chinese businesses. Over the past five years CBSI has hosted international conferences, symposiums and forums, participated in alliances, launched international Student Ambassador program. We created an innovative and entrepreneurial platform for international business and research cooperation.

CBSI’s Student Ambassador Program, launched in 2016, features a group of highly selective USF students who combine international diversity and academic excellence. The program aims to train future business leaders to facilitate US-China business.

The evening was opened by the Director of CBSI, Prof. Xiaohua Yang, followed by welcome remarks by Provost Donald E. Heller, SOM Dean Elizabeth Davis. The highlight of the evening then followed, when the Honorable Ambassador Wang Donghua, Consul General of the PRC in San Francisco, delivered his keynote address. Ambassador Wang gave an upbeat assessment of the state of China’s economy and