Intercultural Competence Training

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To create a university-wide campus culture of collective responsibility and accountability for the promotion and advancement of diversity, equity and inclusive excellence through concise intercultural competence sensitivity training, assessment, and follow up actions.


Promote and advance campus-wide diversity equity and inclusion cultural sensitivity training.

The components of these face-to-face and online training sessions will include but are not limited to:

  • Unconscious Bias
  • Cultural Sensitivity
  • Policy and Procedures
  • Diversity and Inclusive Excellence
  • Hiring practices and procedures for minority/multicultural staff and faculty
  • Compliance

Schedule a Live Presentation

The Office of Global Diversity and Inclusive Excellence offers both virtual and in-person intercultural competence training on a wide variety of topics. To schedule a live presentation for your organization, workplace, or classroom, contact


Live Presentation Schedule

Fall 2021

 Intercultural Competence Training
Date: August 10, 2021
Audience: Student Government Association
Intercultural Competence Training
Date: September 10, 2021
Audience: Student Tutoring and Retention Services Staff and Mentors
Intercultural Competence Training
Date: October 14, 2021
Audience: LU Marketing Department Staff


Spring 2021

Unconscious Bias Training
Date: January 12, 2021
Audience: Office of International Education and Services

LGBTQ+ Safe Zone Training with Larneka Lavalais
Date: April 1, 2021
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Virtual
Audience: Open to all (Register)

From Ally to Accomplice: How to Be an Active Supporter to the LGBTQ+ Community
Date: April 15, 2021
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: TBD
Audience: Open to all (Register)

Fall 2020

Lamar University Resident Assistants and Student Engagement Student Workers - Topic: "Intercultural Competence: Shattering the Norm"

Ally 101: How to Be an Effective, Supportive LGBTQ+ Ally

Spring 2020

STARS Professional Development Training - Topic: "Class and Privilege"

Inclusive and Accessibility Employment Training