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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.

Submit Your Application to SURCA 2020!

SURCA logo.Each March, students from all six of the WSU campuses share their original academic work at the Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities poster competition, also known as SURCA. 

Jauary 23

Poster: 33rd Annual MLK Program Power plus Love. Featured speaker W Kamau Bell.Thursday January 23 630 to 9pm.

2020 MLK Celebration

WSU’s livestreamed 2020 MLK Celebration will include the presentation of the WSU Distinguished Service Awards, multiple student musical and poetry performances, and a keynote address from sociopolitical comedian and author W. Kamau Bell. Bell, host of the acclaimed CNN series United Shades of America, will perform his one-man show “The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in About an Hour,” a comedic, topical exploration of the current state of American racism.

Learn more and register for the MLK Celebration livestream

Jauary 29 | February 26 | April 15

Book Cover: Driven by Difference: How Great Companies Fuel Innovation Through Diversity by David Livermore.DREAM Book Club

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).

Learn more and register for the DREAM Book Club

February 6 | March 10 | April 16

Photo: Overlapping torn scraps of sheet music.

WSU School of Music Concerts

The Washington State University School of Music is excited to announce that student ensemble performances this semester will be available via livestream. Dean Luethi, director of the School of Music, notes “We want to make the WSU Pullman Music experience available to everyone, whether you live in Pullman, graduated from WSU, have children performing on our stages, are thinking about pursuing a career in music or just love listening to a live concert.”

Learn more and register for the concerts

February 10

Photo: Book cover - Refuge: Rethinking Refugee Policy in a Changing World by Alexander Betts and Paul Collier.

Lavender Lives: Forced Relocation for LGBTQ+ Individuals

As part of the WSU Common Reading Series, Matthew Jeffries, the director of WSU’s Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual Orientation Resource Center (GIESORC), will talk about how gender identity and discrimination factor into issues of immigration and asylum.

Learn more and register for Lavender Lives

March 5 | April 23 | TBD

Camera view of Chef Jamie Callison preparing a meal.

Chef Callison’s Culinary Fundamentals—A Three-Part Series

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.

Learn more and register for Chef Callison’s Culinary Fundamentals

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