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.
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.
Jauary 29 | February 26 | April 15
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).
February 6 | March 10 | April 16
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.”
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.
March 5 | April 23 | TBD
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.
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