Join West for our May 21 Webinar

Being Safer in a Cyber World

The hackers are out there—what can you do to protect yourself?

West alumnus and government Cyber Security Specialist Ashley Matteson will discuss Internet safety and protecting your information in this online event. Log on and listen as Ashley gives you simple steps that you can take to protect your privacy. According to Ashley, "Education is the key to being safer in our cyber world."

When:  Thursday, May 21
Where:  Online
(RSVP to receive webinar link the day before.)
5:30–6:30pm MST
RSVP: or 602-429-1078 

Please reply by May 19.

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 not only want and need today but in the future as well—regardless of the specific profession or industry.

International Speakers to Meet May 7 & 21


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