LI YANG is an assistant in the Missouri School of Journalism’s International Programs office. She assists with helping visiting professionals and undergraduate students from China in their study orientation and readjustment to campus life.
Yang was formerly associate professor in the School of Business Administration of South China’s Guangdong College of Commerce and Law. She is familiar with the Chinese educational system and with Chinese visiting professionals’ and students’ study and research habits.
Before joining the International Programs team, Yang was active in public services at MU and in Columbia as choreographer and artistic director of China Night 2010 held by the Friendship Association of Chinese Students and Scholars of MU and as choreographer and artistic director of First Night 2009 (Chinese Group) held by the City of Columbia. Yang received the Non-Student Exceptional Contribution Award issued by MU in May 2008.