Welcome to Global Connections
Global Connections brings engaging co- and extra-curricular events to Global Campus students—free and online. Through Global Connections you can connect with peers and expert presenters via webinars, livestreamed events, academic contests, and activities.
Enter our Spring Cleaning Contest!
Doing some major cleaning this Spring Break? Want a chance to snag a $50 Amazon gift card or some swag after all that hard work?
Current Global Campus students are invited to participate in our Spring Cleaning Contest! Send us before and after pics of the mess you choose to tackle this week (i.e. closet, kitchen, garage, shed, etc.)
Contest will run March 16 through April 30.
January 29 | March 18 | April 29
DREAM Book Club | 7:00 p.m. | Webinar
The mission of the DREAM book club is to educate students in the importance of diversity and equity to better prepare students for the work force. The goal is to introduce different prospective on multiculturalism and the importance of the knowledge gained from the books selected. We will read the first couple of chapters and meet over the semester to discuss what we are gaining from the book selected (Driven By Difference).
February 6 | March 10 | Canceled – April 16
WSU School of Music Concerts | Livestream
March 5 | (Postponed) April 23 | TBD
Chef Callison’s Culinary Fundamentals—A Three-Part Series | 6:30 p.m. | Livestream
Join WSU’s Executive Chef Jamie Callison as he takes you through a three part series of culinary fundamentals. Learn knife safety and skills, cutting and cooking chicken, and the basics of making soup.
(Postponed) Adaptive Zumba by UREC staff| Livestream
(Postponed) Adaptive Yoga by UREC staff| Livestream
April 7, 9, 13, 17, 21, 23, 27|May 1
Cougs Chatting with Cougs Series| 7:00 p.m. | Webinar
Looking to connect with fellow Cougs? We are offering an hour twice a week in April in which Cougs can informally meet and chat with other Cougs to talk about issues that are important to them and resources that may be available.
Student Kristian Gubsch on the 2019 COP25 U.N. Climate Summit| 4:30 p.m. | Livestream
WSU senior Kristian Gubsch is one of a handful of students selected from across the United States to travel to Madrid, Spain, for the December 2019 COP25 United Nation’s Climate Action Summit. Gubsch acted as a “student professional correspondent’ representing the American Chemical Society, helping promote climate science literacy among college and university students. Gubsch will share his experience at the COP25 summit, and highlight the issue of climate refugees within the larger topic of climate change.
Bingo night! Come hang out with us and play against other Online Cougs in our very first (but hopefully not last) Global Connections Game Night.
Adaptive Paddling| 6:00 p.m. | Webinar
Learn about the capabilities, as well as some of the “how-tos”, of the different types of adaptive paddling equipment currently being used by people of all abilities and backgrounds.
(Canceled) Kierra Crago-Schneider on WWII Refugee Policy| Livestream
Gender Identity and Expression| 7:00 p.m. | Webinar
Come learn more about diverse gender identities and gender expressions! More and more people identify with a diverse gender identity/expression than ever before. Learning how to be thoughtful and affirming will help when you are applying for jobs, or just out and about.
In-Demand Soft Skills| 6:30 p.m. | Webinar
A liberal arts degree gives you a wide variety of crucial workforce skills that employers are looking for in potential candidates. The WSU Global Campus career advisor, Chris Miller, will share strategies on how to best present those skills to employers and align your job search efforts with their needs during this webinar at 6:30 p.m. on April 16.
Navigating the WSU Libraries’ Website| 5:30 p.m. | Webinar
Learn how the Libraries’ new website can help you do research anywhere. Librarian Jen Saulnier will demonstrate how to find and request resources, take advantage of research tutorials, access information specifically for global students, and get help from a librarian.
Michael Holloman on “Lasting Impacts of Forced Relocation for Native Peoples”| 4:30 p.m. | Livestream
Michael Holloman (Fine Arts) will speak on the “Lasting Impacts of Forced Relocation for Native Peoples.”
Will you have the skill set to advance into an executive role? Join retired Zone Director of Pepsi Co., Ken Jodock, and retired Health Management Director of LexisNexis, Pam Jodock, as they talk about their experiences in executive level management. Get advice on how to go about obtaining an executive level role, and learn what responsibilities come with the title.
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