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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.

Meet Provost Chilton

A virtual Meet-and-Greet with WSU Provost Elizabeth Chilton with the WSU Global Campus will take place on Monday, September 21, from 1:00-2:00 p.m. (Pacific time).  This is an opportunity for Global Campus students to get to know our new Provost and introduce her to our exceptionally talented online student body.

New Virtual Bingo Nights Added!

Global Connections Bingo Game Nights are returning throughout the Fall 2020 semester. You’re invited to take a well-deserved break each month and join us for a few rounds of virtual Bingo!

Learn more and register for Fall 2020 Bingo.

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The Global Connections 2020-2021 Online Book Club will feature three titles that all deal with the topic of race. Each book will be covered within the span of two months, both through Zoom meetings and forums on our Book Club Facebook group (launching in August!) Come join the discussion! Click the links below to learn more and register:

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo: August – September 2020
Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah: October – November 2020
White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo: January – February 2021

The first five Global Campus students to register get a free copy of the book*!

*Eligibility – Must be an active S&A fee paying Global Campus student at the time of registration. Limited to one book per student for the first five students who sign up. Students may register for more than one book club reading selection for the 2020-2021 academic year, but winning students may only choose one free book out of the three titles selected.

September 26

PNW Student Leadership Conference|Live Online Event

Saturday, September 26
10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. PT
Join the largest student leadership conference in the region, bringing hundreds of students together to develop their leadership skills. This year students are engaging in workshops focused around social justice and turning their ideas into action. All WSU Undergrad attendees are eligible to receive a FREE Cougs Lead T-shirt for registering and attending the event! Register by September 25.

Learn more and register for PNW Student Leadership Conference             

September 28

Academic Success Strategies|Webinar

Monday, September 28
6:30 p.m. PT
Whether you are just starting out as an online student or you are in your final classes for degree completion, start off your semester armed with information on Learning & Study Strategies.

Learn more and register for Academic Success            

September 29

RCI Lecture 2020 – From Talk to Action: What Does it Mean to Reform the Police? |Live-Stream

Tuesday, September 29
7:00 p.m. PST
How can we build a more equitable system of justice? How do you work towards this goal at a time of social unrest, civil disobedience, and those advocating for more “law and order”? In this talk, we will look to history to inform the present and lessons learned from reform efforts in post-conflict societies.

Learn more and register for RCI Lecture 2020             

October 1

ASWSU Global Trivia Night |Webinar

Thursday, October 1
7:00 p.m. PT
All campuses are welcome, and teams will be randomly assigned into breakout rooms by the host. Correct answers will be assigned points, and the team with the most points will win gift cards and prizes. It’s a great way to meet new people, make memories, and have some fun!

Learn more and register for ASWSUG Trivia Night               

October 7

Career Resources for Global Campus Students |Webinar

Wednesday, October 7
6:30 p.m. PST
Join Global Campus Career Counselor Chris Miller for a webinar as he walks you through the career resources and services available to Global Campus students. Chris will answer your questions, introduce tools, and demonstrate how to utilize these resources. Handshake, the Strong Interest Inventory, Resume Worded, and virtual events will be highlighted.

Learn more and register for Career Resources               

October 13

Stress Management for Global Students |Webinar

Tuesday, October 13
5:30 p.m. PST
College students frequently deal with high levels of stress. Learn how to identify symptoms of stress early and techniques to reduce stress before it becomes unmanageable. Participants learn mindfulness and ways to change their mindset about stress to use it as a tool instead of a trigger. Note: This workshop is aimed at current Global Campus students and has a maximum capacity of 30 participants. Please be sure to join the meeting link early to secure your spot!

Learn more and register for Stress Management               

October 14

Online Pictionary |Game Night

Wednesday, October 14
7:00 p.m. PST
Hone in on your drawing skills and join us in a game of online Pictionary! Players will be split into teams and take turns drawing on Zoom’s Whiteboard feature while their team tries to guess the correct answer. The team with the most points at the end of the game will win swag prizes!

Learn more and register for Online Pictionary               

October 29

Solo Adventures: How to stay safe and pull off independent adventures|Webinar

Thursday, October 29
5:00 p.m. PST
This presentation by WSU Outdoor Recreation (OREC) staff will cover: the reasons some go on solo adventures, the unique logistics that go into their planning, and safety considerations to keep in mind prior to embarking on your first solo adventure.

Learn more and register for Solo Adventures           

November 5

Find the Right Career 2020 |Webinar

Thursday, November 5
6:30 p.m. PST
After you’ve started your degree you still have many career options to consider. How do you find a career that balances your interests, skills, and values without hours of online browsing and random job applications?

Learn more and register for Find the Right Career               

December 2

Boost the Immune |Webinar

Wednesday, December 2
6:30 p.m. PST
In this webinar Ramon Sodano, Coordinator of Fitness Services and Education at Washington State University, will discuss several easy-to-apply strategies that can help you boost your immune system.

Learn more and register for Boost the Immune              

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