Global Doesn't Have to Mean Foreign

Globalization has come to your workplace, neighborhood schools, the mall, what you drive, wear, and eat, and even the television programs you watch. But what does this mean for education and helping all of us become prepared for success in the 21st century workplace? Join West Professor and Business Department Chair Liz Matthiesen-Jones to find out!

View our 30-minute thought-provoking recorded webinar about global competence.

You’ll learn the 10 skills that research has shown that employers want and need today and in the future—regardless of the specific profession or industry.

International Speakers to Meet June 4 & 18


Join West's International Speakers group for their Toastmasters meetings in Room 222 at the Tempe campus, from 3:00-4:00pm.

Meetings are open to West students, faculty, staff, and the public, and visitors are always welcome. For details on this organization, email or login to, click on Communities tab, then the All Clubs link.

Streamlined College Transfers


West President Tracy Lorenz writes about building on "America's College Promise" by streamlining the process for community college graduates to transer to four-year universities.

Read more of Tracy's articles on higher education at