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I have never worked with a better colleague and partner than Udo. No person in the State of Montana has done more to increase global awareness on the part of our high school and primary level students than Udo Fluck. In 2015, for example, Dr. Fluck’s cross-cultural and global competence seminars have expanded five-fold in just two years! During more than 45 years of previous diplomatic and now community service, I have never worked with a better colleague and partner than Udo.

Ambassador Mark Johnson (ret.), United States Ambassador to Senegal and Deputy Inspector General of the State Department

Udo’s ability to convey his subject matter and expertise is second to none. In my extensive experience, there are few individuals that bring the dedication, passion, intellect, and ability to communicate the subject matter as well as Udo Fluck. I have worked directly with Udo on several collaborations, involving the Council and the University of Montana, and have been present at numerous conferences where Udo presented. I am personally aware of the many discussions with our students and schools throughout the state of Montana and have spoken to both, students and teachers, on the impact of Udo’s presentations. Udo’s ability to convey his subject matter and expertise is second to none. When it comes to helping people understand cultural awareness, there is nobody better!

Robert Seidenschwarz, President, Montana World Affairs Council

Dr. Fluck is a recognized capacity in the field of multicultural and diversity education and I am not just repeating conference introductions of him, I have observed this to be true, first-hand, when I attended the 2015 Global Competence Summer Academy, he developed and led.

Daniel Bognar, Undersecretary for Education, Ministry of Education, State of Hessen, Germany

Dr. Udo Fluck’s leadership … is more than just unparalleled. Dr. Udo Fluck’s leadership in fostering an environment which recognizes the importance of multicultural understanding and respect is more than just unparalleled, it embodies a critically needed component of our national psyche in successfully meeting the challenges of our increasingly interconnected world.

Major General U.S. Air Force Donald Loranger (ret.), Director, Defense Critical Language and Culture Program, Specialist in US National Security Policy

The program Dr. Fluck has pioneered at UM would be an invaluable addition. As an executive of a large, multi-national business, I am keenly aware of the direct link between multicultural competence and business success. The program Dr. Fluck has pioneered at UM would be an invaluable addition to the curriculum of any aspiring business professional.

Christopher Warden, Vice President, Washington Corporations, Company Headquarters, Missoula, Montana

Over the past three years, nearly 60 teachers have participated in your training. We continue to be well served by classroom teachers who have developed the capacity to address multicultural and global issues because of Dr. Fluck’s efforts. Over the past three years, nearly 60 teachers have participated in your training and are now seeking opportunities to embed multicultural content into their classroom instruction.

Mark Thane, Superintendent, Missoula County Public Schools

Udo Fluck brings common-sense, practical and useful cultural education. Udo Fluck brings common-sense, practical and useful cultural education to folks who need to work with a wide variety of people. His certification seminars on fostering multicultural awareness, diversity and inclusion, have benefited the Police Department, Correctional Services employees, health care practitioners and business professionals in our city. His trainings focus on best practices for overcoming barriers to cross-cultural communication and dealing appropriately with the behavioral patterns of people from various ethnicities, living and working in a pluralistic, multicultural society. Udo has helped ensure that we are serving all citizens to the best of our ability.

Mayor John Engen, City of Missoula, Montana