Welcome to Global Connections
A virtual learning environment that brings fun and engaging extra-curricular experiences and events to Global Campus students.
DIY Travel: Adventure on a Budget
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
Tailor your next vacation to fit your interests and budget with help from WSU Global Connections program coordinator, Kaitlin Hennessy. Kaitlin will share tips and tools to help you find travel destinations that won’t break the bank, save money throughout your next trip, and create a unique itinerary for what you’d like to do. These tips can be utilized by the solo traveler as well as teams of family adventurers.
Training for a 5K, 10K, and Beyond
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.
Set a goal this summer and train to complete a 5K road race with expert advice from Dr. Dina Mijacevic, WSU professor in Kinesiology and former Division 1 track and field athlete. During this live, online event, Dr. Mijacevic will share information on creating a training schedule, race preparation, how to avoid common running injuries, and aerobic endurance programs. The information Dr. Mijacevic will provide can help you set the foundation for your first race or help you prepare to go further.
Stay tuned as more summer programming is announced!
Check out highlighted videos from the 2016-2017 academic year:
Parents, soon-to-be-parents and child caregivers will benefit from this webinar on the basics of childhood nutrition presented by WSU human nutrition professor, Michelle McGuire.
As an undergraduate, you can conduct research with WSU faculty mentors to create new knowledge, or add to the existing knowledge of your field. When we say "research," we don't mean just activities conducted in labcoats.
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy: Activist, journalist, director, Oscar Winner
Activist, journalist, and film director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy discusses her work documenting a wide variety of issues in South Asia. She leads SOC Films, a Karachi based film house specializing in investigative and socially motivated content.
Less Stress, Better Health
Victoria Braun from WSU Health and Wellness will teach you the basics of meditation and techniques to practice mindfulness to reap positive benefits throughout your day.
Using LinkedIn Effectively
Building your professional online presence includes having an effective LinkedIn account. Chris Miller, Global Campus Career Counselor, will teach you how to set up your account and the do's and don’ts of profile content and networking.
7 Principles of Movement
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.
A Taste of Thai
Love Thai food but intimidated by the thought of preparing it yourself? Then you'll definitely want to join WSU Executive Chef Jamie Callison as he shows you, step by step, how to prepare Chicken Curry, Pad Thai and Summer Rolls.
Advanced Web Search
Many of us use Google on a daily basis when looking for information on the Web. This webinar will provide methods for precise and effective Google searching, saving time and helping you obtain better results for your academic research pursuits.
Watch more Global Connections videos on our YouTube channel, WSU Global Connections.