Welcome to Global Connections

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

UPCOMING EVENTS

10th Annual Invited Lecture: Khalida Brohi Livestream

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.


Delivering the 10th annual Common Reading Invited Lecture will be Khalida Brohi, activist for women’s rights, social entrepreneur, global speaker, and founder of the Sughar Empowerment Society in Pakistan to help educate and empower women.

When she was a teenager in the Balochistan region of Pakistan, Khalida Brohi witnessed the honor killing of her friend, who had married for love. Today's she's the founder and executive director of the Sughar Empowerment Society. That nonprofit provides Pakistani tribal women with education, skills, and income opportunities to empower them to take leadership roles. Join a live broadcast of Brohi's presentation at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27.


Virtual Mentors—Helping you Navigate your Online Education

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.


Feeling lost? Get in touch with your Virtual Mentor (VM)! VMs help Global Campus students to successfully navigate the Blackboard course space, troubleshoot IT issues, share study tips, encourage student discussion, and more. During this webinar, two current Virtual Mentors, who are also Global Campus alumni, will answer your questions and share their expertise.


I Want You To Vote!

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.


Getting registered to vote and participating in the election process can be daunting. To help make this easier for students, the WSU Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) is offering a webinar on the election process, upcoming deadlines, and voter requirements. Discuss the value of voting and learn about your vital role in the democratic process on Oct. 5th.


Train Smart: 7 principles of movement

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.


Many of us are trying to incorporate exercise into our daily schedules, but how do we know if we are training correctly? Ramon Sodano, from University Recreation, will demonstrate the foundational mechanics of resistance training and teach you how to apply them to your fitness routine.

Feel free to try these exercises with Ramon or ask your fitness questions during this live event.