Global Education

The purpose of global education at LTC is to enrich programs by providing relevant opportunities for the development of globally competent skills specific to students' careers based on the following tenets:

  • students gain employable skills
  • faculty gain opportunities for professional development
  • local employers gain access to a globally competent workforce.

The globally competent student at LTC has integrated a global perspective into his/her education and can effectively translate it to his/her chosen career.

LTC’s Global Education Office provides opportunities for students to gain global skills required in today’s workforce. Now more than ever, having a global perspective is a critical component of success in higher education.

By participating in global education, students are more likely to master:

  • Problem-solving skills in diverse environments
  • Self-confidence and resourcefulness
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Communication across cultures and languages
  • Appreciation and respect of cultural differences

Programs and Events

International Coffee Cart

The International Coffee Cart is back with global trivia and information on various countries and LTC global education programs.  Join us for a FREE cup of coffee generously donated by Torke Coffee!  New this year: Raffle at end of year by getting your "ticket" stamped for each coffee cart that you attend! View this year’s lineup of featured aromas.

Cultural Conversations

Guest speakers from varying ethnic backgrounds at LTC share their experiences and impressions about life abroad.

German Exchange Program

Each Fall LTC welcomes students onto our campus from our partner college, RFES located in Hessen Germany.  This exchange offers our students the opportunity to connect with German students in order to learn more about the German culture and education system. 


Be sure to visit our Global Business site, featuring LINKe – Lakeshore International Networking & Knowledge exchange.

Join up with local businesses to discover global opportunities to grow in these challenging times. Interact with business professionals and learn what is important as you explore potential careers. LTC students are able to attend LINKe seminars and networking events at no cost.

Visit our LINKe page.

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