The School of Foreign Languages now has 631 students, 69 full-time teachers, including four professors, 17 associate professors, and 47 lecturers, among which there are two doctors, 60 masters, 13 doctoral candidates, and several foreign teachers. It has three undergraduate programs in English, Translation and Business English, and a MTI postgraduate program sponsored with Hubei University.
The School has three divisions and two research institutes; the Department of English, the Teaching Division of College English, the Division of Second Foreign Language, the ESP Institute, as well as the Institute of Business Translation. In 2007,the College Englishwas cited as a Provincial Excellent Course. In 2008, the teaching team of College English was named as Provincial Teaching Team; in the same year, Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics was rated as college-level preponderant discipline. In 2009, the English Language learning demonstration center has been rated as the Provincial Language Learning Demonstration Center and in that same year, the teaching research in the School was awarded first prize, Provincial Teaching Achievement Award. In 2013, Foreign Language and Literature was awarded the college-level key discipline.
In last five years, teachers in the School took on over 60 projects at different levels and categories, including five projects at the provincial and ministerial levels, 32 projects at the provincial and department levels, five social projects, 23 college projects, two research projects and teaching research projects were all awarded the provincial research, teaching research achievement awards. They also published 505 papers in academic journals, two academic monographs, edited and co-edited 22 course books and teaching materials, as well as three bi-lingual course books. There was one first prize, one second prize and one third prize for the provincial teaching achievement award, along with two first prizes, four second prizes and two third prizes for the college-level teaching achievement award given to faculty of the School.
(PPT Presentation of the School of Foreign Languages)
Dean: He Mingxia
Vice Dean: Wang Guoping; HouXianglang
Party Affairs Leaders
Secretary: Liu Wei
Vice Secretary: Wu Lu
Meet Some of Our Staff
Professors: He Mingxia Wang Guoping He Kangmin
Privileged Professors: Dai Weidong Luo Cheng
Address: Office 518, Arts and Humanities Building, HBUE 430205