Global Connections

Learn, explore, connect!

Open to all students.

Join our weekly Global Connections meetup to connect with people from around the world, explore cultural topics, and learn tips for improving your overall well being. 

Each week we rotate through different themes:

  • S=Social: Meet others, play games, and hang out.
  • C=Culture: Develop intercultural skills and explore cultural topics.   
  • W=Wellness: Tips & tricks to a healthy mind and body.
  • D=Diversity in America: Learn, share, and ask about diversity in the U.S.

We meet every Monday from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (PST) online. Everyone is welcome. Click on the link to join us: 

Global Connections is brought to you by Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS), International Gateways, and International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS).

Fall 2020 Schedule

We are excited to return to our weekly meet ups this fall!

[S] August 24: Global Connections Kick Off!
This is our first meeting of the year! We'll spend the hour getting to know each other through casual conversation and fun activities. JOIN US

[C] August 31: Engaging in Zoom Culture
Zoom has become a huge part of our daily lives, but does how we engage over Zoom change when we interact in a different culture? Share your experiences and get tips and strategies for effective and appropriate Zoom engagement in the U.S. setting. JOIN US!

September 7: Labor Day Holiday (no meeting; campus closed)

[D] September 14: International Student Experiences in Times of Change
We're experiencing a lot of change from crossing cultures, to changes in immigration policy, to understanding racism and social justice in the U.S. How are you managing change? What questions or concerns do you have? Come share them in this safe, non-judgmental space. JOIN US!

[W] September 21: Self Care
With everything going on in the world and in our lives, it's important that we make time to take care of ourselves. Learn tips and strategies for managing stress and keeping healthy. JOIN US!

[S] September 28: De-Stress Activities & Games
Take a break and come hang out with us. Today's meet up is a chance to relax and enjoy some down time with friends. JOIN US!

October, November, and December topics to be announced. Stay tuned, and plan on joining us every Monday at 11:00 a.m. (PST).