Welcome to Global Connections

A virtual learning environment that brings fun and engaging extra-curricular experiences and events to Global Campus students.


Mind Mapping: Organizing Thoughts and Applying Ideas

September 8 at 5:30 p.m. (PDT)

Learn to connect information in new ways with WSU instruction librarian Holly Luetkenhaus. This info session will help you organize ideas and increase your cognitive ability by mapping links between concepts. The end result will be an increased ability to write a high quality, well organized paper.

The How and Why of Annotating
(Part 1)

September 10 at 5 p.m. (PDT)

During your academic career, you’ll likely be asked to annotate books and papers, which involves making notes directly on the text. In the first of a two-part webinar series, WSU academic librarian Lorena O’English will discuss what exactly annotating is and different approaches for doing it.

Town Hall with Dave Cillay

September 16 at 5:30 p.m. (PDT)

The vice president of WSU Academic Outreach and Innovation, which includes Global Campus, wants to hear your thoughts and ideas about WSU’s online program. You can talk with Dave Cillay live during his third annual virtual Town Hall, and he’s also seeking questions in advance at Global Connections.

The How and Why of Annotating
(Part 2)

September 22 at 5:30 p.m. (PDT)

Following her first webinar, WSU academic librarian Lorena O’English will discuss why annotating is helpful and how it is applicable in the classroom and for research. The conclusions to this series will prepare you to succeed at this common academic task.

Student Ambassador Jobs

Accepting Applications

Global Connections is seeking four student ambassadors to provide feedback and support for Global Connections events. Students need to be motivated, organized and enjoy working with a team. Student Ambassadors serve as a liaison between Global Campus students, Global Connections staff and local Alumni Association chapters. The job requires up to five hours a week, mainly online with additional hours associated with Alumni Association chapter events in the Seattle area, Portland-Vancouver, Spokane, San Diego and New York. It pays $10 an hour, and runs from the end of August to mid-May 2016. Please send resume and cover letters to global.connections@wsu.edu