Belmont Hosts Future Entrepreneur Leadership Program

Dr. Howard Cochran and Belmont’s School of Business, Junior Achievement and Li Weaver of the Tennessee China Development Center welcomed a group of 22 high school students from eight high schools in Beijing, China to Belmont on Feb. 3.

Students had a campus tour with Dr. Qingjun Li (Chinese) and Dr. Kathy Skinner (International Student Services), were given a stock market  lesson in the trading room by Dr. John Gonas, made presentations and had dinner in the Belmont Mansion. The program was a pilot for potential annual program at Belmont to bring Chinese students to campus. Accompanying the group was a producer of CCTV in China who filmed the visit to Belmont for a reality show viewed by 700  million Chinese.