Global Dawgs - Intercultural Competency Development Training for Faculty and Staff

Global Dawgs is a training workshop for UGA faculty and staff to explore and develop intercultural competency and communication skills. It also allows for participants to learn more about international students at the University and learn best practices to support international students on campus. Participants will learn effective intercultural communication skills and develop a toolkit of resources to best support international students and develop an intercultural perspective. 

Global Dawgs is a part of the Certificate for Diversity & Inclusion offered through University of Georgia Training & Development. All registrations are made through the UGA Professional Education Portal ( 

Fall 2020 Workshop Information

All workshops for fall 2020 will be held via Zoom. Registration is available through the Professional Education Portal ( 

Friday, August 28  - 9AM to 12PM 

Friday, September 18  - 9AM to 12PM

Friday, October 16 - 9AM to 12PM 

Friday, November 13 - 9AM to 12PM

Friday, December 11 - 9AM to 12PM

Learning Outcomes 
  1. Participants will understand the general differences in the experiences of international students versus other students on campus. (Application of Knowledge)
  2. Participants will understand how their own personal identities and beliefs may influence their interactions with students of different cultural backgrounds. (Self-Identity)
  3. Participants will develop tangible skills related to intercultural communication and empathy to best support international and intercultural students on campus. (Communication, Inclusion)
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Register for a Global Dawgs workshop through the UGA Professional Education Portal.

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