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Diversity Education & Outreach


Diversity Workshop Request


The Office of Equity, Diversity & Community Outreach can provide your class, department, organization, agency, or company with specifically-designed workshops or trainings that address any or all of the following areas (other topics may be covered based on the client's needs):


  • Cultural Competence
  • Setting a Vision and Mission
  • Organizational Development through a Diversity Lens
  • Teambuilding with Diversity
  • Organizing your Diversity Efforts or Diversity Office
  • Leadership and Diversity
  • Identity and Class
  • Diversity Strategic Planning
  • Diversity Communications (diversity public relations)
  • Enhancing Workplace Diversity (Advertising and Hiring)
  • Working Across Differences
  • Strategic Diversity Recruitment and Retention: "Best Practices" 
  • Community Outreach and Engagement




  1. LSU Entities: There is no cost for on-campus departments and units with presentations requests not exceeding two hours in total time.


  1. Off-Campus Entities: Training rates vary based on audience size, time requirements, scope, and location. Please click here for typical rates.




If you are interested in EDCO speaking with your administration or providing a workshop, please contact Marco Barker, Director of Educational Equity, at for a consultation. Please be sure to provide:


  1. Name of Organization
  2. Contact Name, email, and phone number
  3. Brief Description of the desired workshop
  4. Estimated # of participants
  5. Preferred timeline/schedule of training delivery
  6. Budget


**Trainings must be scheduled at least TWO WEEKS in advance.  Additional time may be required depending on the scope of the training.



EDCO Clients and Audiences


  • LSU MBA Program
  • LSU Laboratory School
  • LSU Honors College
  • LSU College of Education
  • LSU Kinesiology Department
  • LSU Physics Department
  • LSU College of Art & Design Office of the Dean
  • LSU Landscape Architecture Department
  • LSU Student Ambassadors
  • LSU Black Faculty Association
  • LSU Athletics
  • LSU Minority Engineering Program
  • National Conference on Race & Ethnicity (NCORE)
  • Volunteers of America, Greater Baton Rouge
  • Summer Institute for Deans and Directors
  • Dr. Mike Gargano, LSU System
  • Our Lady of the Lake Hospital
  • Xavier University of Louisiana



Diversity in Higher Education Resources


Important Louisiana and National Diversity Higher Education Legislation