Lonnie Calhoun, III
Lonnie Calhoun specializes in multicultural and international education with a focus on competency-based workforce development strategies for clients particularly in China and Africa. Lonnie designs programs and initiatives based on evidence/research and believes that it is critical to project sustainability to build organization capacity and create strategic relationships with organizations and individuals in the US and abroad. He has designed international projects, performing education sector assessments and analyzing data related to a non-formal education, health, literacy, and appropriate technology projects in Southern Africa.
Lonnie was the director of Multicultural Affairs and International Student Services at Longwood University, Farmville, Va. He has evaluated programs that help rural women develop literacy and income generating skills, designed a competency-based curriculum for the Job Corps, taught high school students’ civics in Washington, DC, and explored how to reintegrate demobilized soldiers in Angola back into the workforce. In addition, Lonnie served as African American Advisor to Olivet College, Michigan, the External Relations Officer for the University of the North West, South Africa, and the United States’ representative to the Unibo Foundation, and the principal liaison between the university and U.S. Higher Education Communities.