Center for Asian Studies
Walker Institute of International and Area Studies
University of South Carolina
817 Henderson Street
Gambrell Hall, Suite 251
Columbia, SC 29208
Tel: (803) 777-8180
Fax: (803) 576-6011
The South Carolina Center for Asian Studies was established in 1994 as a focal point for promoting research, teaching, and service on international and cross-cultural issues and problems in Asia. Over the years, the Center for Asian Studies has sponsored conferences, invited distinguished scholars, arranged and sponsored field trips, and recruited talented students. It has also initiated and sustained a number of important collaborative research and exchange agreements with academic centers throughout Asia.
Chinese Culture and Education Center
800 University Way, Library 201
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Tel: (864) 503-7404
The Chinese Cultural and Education Center (CCEC) is a non-profit organization that serves both as a resource for Chinese culture and educational related programs as well as international business projects. They strive to promote mutual understanding and cooperation between Chinese and non-Chinese speaking communities. They work to help bridge the gap between USA and China through cross cultural education, and training and consulting programs for students, educators, private and public organizations.
Filipino-American Association of Greater Columbia
PO Box 24112
Columbia, SC 29224
The Filipino-American Association of Greater Columbia, SC (FAAGC) is an educational, cultural, charitable, socio-civic organization for the promotion of inter-cultural education, awareness and understanding.
Greenville Chinese Culture Association
Southside Fellowship Church
3161 S Highway 14
Greenville, SC 29606-6418
Tel: (864) 486-9339
Greenville Chinese Culture Association, formerly known as Greenville Chinese Association, was founded in 1974. Their mission is to promote cultural, educational and understanding and foster social activities among people of Chinese origin and people interested in the Chinese culture. GCCA offers basic Chinese classes all year round, and also offer folk dance, Chinese chess, Chinese instrument, and a variety of other Chinese culture education lessons.
India Association of Greater Charleston
PO Box 71152
North Charleston, SC 29415-1152
The IAGC was founded in Charleston to bring together people who were interested in India and to provide a forum to increase the understanding of the heritage of India in US.
Japan America Association of South Carolina
The Japan-America Association of South Carolina (JAASC) was founded in 1988. It is dedicated to fostering and promoting positive relationships among the peoples of the United States and Japan. Today JAASC continues to operate with the purpose of actively supporting the Japanese Saturday School and strengthening the bond of friendship through numerous meaningful educational, social and cultural events around the state.
Kannada Association of Greater Greenville
Tel: (864) 430-4973
An organization devoted to the awareness and promotion of Kannada culture in the Greater Greenville area of SC. KAGG is a primarily run by volunteers and invites Kannadigas living in and around Greenville area to participate in the organization. Kannada classes for children are also conducted.
SC Asia-America Chamber of Commerce
38B Parkway Commons Way
Greer, SC 29650
Tel: (864) 322-3790
The SC Asia-America Chamber of Commerce (SCAACC) was formed in 2013 as a non-profit organization. It is headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, with overseas branches currently in China and Myanmar.
Telugu Association of Greater Greenville
Telugu Association of Greater Greenville (TAGG) is a non-profit organization devoted to the awareness and promotion of Telugu Culture in the Greater Greenville Area. TAGG organizes events to celebrate major festivals and organizes various events.
U.S Chinese Culture Center
1708 Greene Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Tel: (803) 252-9086
(US) Chinese Culture Center is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization. The mission is to introduce Chinese culture to American people and to promote the understanding and friendship between American people and Chinese people by offering various cultural/educational classes and activities with schools and all other kinds of community organizations.Authorized and certified by the China National Bureau of Foreign Experts Affairs, we recruit and train Americans to teach/work in China, and offer U.S. schools and universities salary-free Mandarin teachers and ESL teachers.
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