Wednesday, November 21, 2012

New webinars both fun, fascinating

connex eventsGlobal Connections lets WSU Online students go beyond classroom learning to develop new skills, gain new perspectives, make valuable connections--and have some fun! To register for and access Global Connections events and activities, you’ll need to join CougSync. Find out more at the Global Connections website!

Here’s what’s coming up:

Program Planning Series. Learn to plan and execute successful programs and events. Students who successfully complete all four webinars will be eligible to apply for a paid position as a student event planner and will work with our Global Connections Project Specialist to plan a live program or event for students across the world.

November 28, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm or November 29, 7 – 8 pm

Webinar One: Identifying Content and Building Partnerships

We’ll kick off the series with an overview of the program planning process before exploring two foundational components of a successful program. Check the Global Connections website for date/times of the additional three webinars. More...
November 28, 3 pm or November 29, 3 pm
Stress Management & Test Anxiety.
With exams coming up, now’s a great time to learn stress management techniques as well as tips for overcoming test anxiety.  Led by WSU’s Wellbeing Online gurus Erin Carroll and Brad Stewart, this is a valuable workshop for anyone balancing the complex work load of a college student.

December 3, 5 – 6 pm
Race, Racism and Science. Professor of Comparative Ethnic Studies C. Richard King will explore the history of race and science from 1900-1950 in this kick-off event to the year-long common reading program.  This will be an evocative and relaxed conversation on one of the many themes explored in our common reading text, “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.”  No prior knowledge or reading is required to attend and enjoy this conversation.

Now –December 15
Seasonal Decorating Contest. Go ahead, show off a little – or a lot! Enter in one, two or all three divisions. You could win a fabulous prize!
· House Lighting (curb appeal)
· Gingerbread House (anything edible)
· Snoopy (everything else... dog house, bird cage, garden shed, even an outhouse).
Visit the Global Connections website for more information! Have questions? Contact us global.connections@wsu.edu

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