Carolina Intercultural Training for Graduate Students

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Center for Teaching Excellence
Thomas Cooper Library, Room L511


The Carolina Intercultural Training focuses on understanding cross-cultural communication styles and exploring strategies for increasing intercultural competence. The workshop includes information, activities, and discussion to help navigate common miscommunications between cultures both in the office and classroom setting. Participants will leave the workshop better equipped to provide and promote an inclusive environment on campus for all international Gamecocks. Those who complete this workshop will receive an “International Friendly Zone” card.

Why should you attend?

  • To increase intercultural competency for the office and classroom
  • To explore and compare cultural models
  • To gain tools to navigate common cultural misunderstandings
  • To prepare for your future career

With any questions about the program, feel free to contact Julie Medlin at



Julie Medlin
Internationalization Programming Coordinator
International Student Services

Julie Medlin is currently the Internationalization Programming Coordinator in the International Student Services Office. In her role she manages the Carolina Intercultural Training, Thinking Globally and International Education Week on campus.  As facilitator of the Carolina Intercultural Training, she has led cross-cultural awareness workshops with over 1,000 USC faculty, staff, and students since 2014. Julie completed a Master's degree in Linguistics and TESOL from the University of South Carolina in 2012, and has worked in the field of International Education since 2009. She worked previously as an English as a Second Language instructor, coordinator of international visitor grants and immigration advisor for international students at USC. She enjoys learning about cultures and has traveled to 18 countries, including India, Puerto Rico, Oman, Jordan and Italy.