Ambassador Bloch Discusses Exchange at the Alliance for International Exchange’s Annual Meeting

The international exchange community gathered in late October to discuss the current state of the field and ways to move forward in the coming year. The Alliance for International Exchange’s Annual Meeting featured an array of policy discussions, information and strategy trainings, and networking opportunities for its members across the exchange community. Key government agencies,…

Ambassador Bloch Recognized at White House Celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Vice President Mike Pence hosted a reception at the White House on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.  Speakers included Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao and Acting Assistant Secretary of East Asia and the Pacific Susan Thornton.  USCET President Ambassador Julia Chang Bloch was acclaimed as the first Asian…

USCET Spring Updates

This spring, USCET was in China to work with its American Cultural Centers at Beijing Foreign Studies University and Northeast Normal University, and traveled to other parts of China for more activities. Read more about our trip below! USCET Asian Americans in the Arts program in China The most recent installment of our Asian Americans in…

USCET Completes a Full-Agenda Trip to China

From November 11 to November 22, 2013, USCET traveled to China to host a series of events promoting American Studies in China. Altogether, USCET completed programs at nine major Chinese universities, including the Central Party School, and two major media outlets. In addition, USCET convened its 10th Anniversary ASN Conference at The University of Hong Kong and  15th Anniversary FY…

Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project

The Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project was launched online on May 10, 2013. This was also the 144th anniversary of the Golden Spike ceremony at Promontory Summit, Utah, that linked the Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads. Visit this website for more information.  This website is the product of tremendous effort from subject…

USCET Advisory Council Member James McGregor Publishes New Book

James McGregor, CEO of advisory firm James McGregor Inc, senior counselor at APCO Worldwide, and USCET Advisory Council member, has published his second book entitled No Ancient Wisdom, No Followers. This publication offers an insightful analysis of China’s current economic system, one which McGregor describes as “authoritarian capitalism,” and the significant challenges it poses towards…

USCET President Julia Chang Bloch Engages Morehouse College Students on US-China Relations

On Monday, October 22, 2012, Morehouse College welcomed USCET President Julia Chang Bloch to discuss the importance of US-China relations and the worldwide implications of successful diplomacy, as well as the importance of international education initiatives.  Ambassador Bloch’s visit to the all-male College campus in Atlanta, GA was part of Morehouse College’s Coca-Cola Leadership Lecture…

USCET President Julia Chang Bloch Honored with Excellence in Achievement Award from the Cal Alumni Association

All of us at USCET congratulate Ambassador Julia Chang Bloch on her Excellence in Achievement Award from the University of California, Berkeley’s Cal Alumni Association.  Ambassador Bloch accepted her award on March 24 at the annual Charter Gala event in San Francisco.  The Charter Gala is the Cal Alumni Association’s signature event commemorating the founding of…