REAL-WORLD THINKING: Promoting Student Events From 7,000 Miles Away

Abuzar Iqbal, a mass media major at Minnesota State Mankato, went home to Doha, Qatar, without a second thought of what would happen next.

The social media coordinator for the Student Events Team, Abuzar learned from afar that classes were been moved online and all normal spring programming of events were canceled. From 7,000 miles away, he joined his team members in planning and promoting a new series of remote, online activities to keep students involved and connected.

From Qatar, Abuzar applied Big Ideas and Real-world Thinking, as he continued promoting the team’s new virtual events from halfway around the world.

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