St. Louis delegation, led by former Mayor James Conway, visited Nanjing in 1984 for the 5th anniversary of the sister city relation.
St. Louis delegation, led by Dr. Ching-Ling Tai and Dr. Joel Glassman, visited Nanjing in 1994 for the 15th anniversary of the sister city relation.
Nanjing delegation, led by Deputy Mayor Xiaojiang Zhao, visited St. Louis in 2009 for the 30th anniversary of the sister city relation.
Nanjing delegation visited St. Louis in 2014 for the 35th anniversary of the sister city relation.
Nanjing High Tech Zone delegation visited St. Louis in 2015.
The City of Nanjing assisted the Missouri Botanical Garden to design and create the Nanjing Friendship Garden. They contributed the bridge and pavilion in the garden and sent many craftsmen to St. Louis to assist in the construction of the garden.
UMSL and Nanjing University
University of Missouri – St. Louis (www.umsl.edu) and Nanjing University (www.nju.edu.cn) jointly sponsor many activities including a joint MBA program; research conferences; student exchanges; and faculty exchanges. Although there is activity across many academic areas, the most active participants are the two Colleges of Business. These activities are orchestrated by Dr. Joel Glassman.
SLUH and Nanjing Foreign Language School
Since 1997, St. Louis University High School (www.sluh.org) has teamed up with Nanjing Foreign Language School (www.nfls.com.cn) hosting Chinese students here in St. Louis and sending SLUH students to study in Nanjing, China. The facilitator of the program is Dr. Ching-ling Tai.