New Specializations in the Master of Information Systems

New Specializations in the Master of Information Systems

If you have been watching the news lately, chances are you’ve heard some type of story relating to cybersecurity, credit card security breaches, data ethics, or some other topic involving our increasingly virtual- and cyber-based lives. The demand for cybersecurity experts, enterprise project management, and ethical data handling seems to increase daily. As an answer […]

VFF: Co-Teaching Panel Presentation

VFF: Co-Teaching Panel Presentation

The School of Education is excited to announce the February event in our Voices from the Field (VFF) Speaker Series: a panel presentation on Promoting Communication Skills and Workforce Readiness through Co-Teaching. All are welcome. Please join us for what is sure to be an enlightening and inspiring event!

VFF: Education Employment Opportunities

VFF: Education Employment Opportunities

The School of Education was pleased to hold its January edition of its Voices from the Field Speaker Series on January 23, 2014 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm. The event consisted of a panel discussion on “Positioning Yourself for Employment Opportunities in Education.”

- January 6, 2014

WORD OF THE DAY: Ignominy

WORD OF THE DAY: Ignominy

ignominy (noun):  event or situation that makes one feel shamed or embarrassed Examples: The little boy had to face the ignominy of telling his neighbors about breaking their window with a baseball. One’s teenage years are filled with ignominies and self-consciousness!

- January 3, 2014

WORD OF THE DAY: Exacerbate

WORD OF THE DAY: Exacerbate

exacerbate (transitive verb): to make a problem or bad situation even worse Examples: The shrieks and squeals of the children exacerbated their grandfather’s headache. “Not only is privatizing Social Security not the solution to Social Security, it would exacerbate the problem.” – Shelley Berkeley, former U.S. Representative, Nevada

- January 2, 2014

VIU Welcomes New Students in the Spring ’14 Semester

VIU Welcomes New Students in the Spring ’14 Semester

Every semester, students hailing from all over the world come to VIU to pursue their dreams of studying in America. The Spring semesters see especially large numbers of new students, all of whom are prepared for academic excellence at VIU’s New Student Orientation. New students receive a warm welcome. University staff and faculty eagerly welcome […]

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BREAKING NEWS: VIU Launches University Magazine

BREAKING NEWS: VIU Launches University Magazine

Just in time for Virginia International University’s 15th Anniversary, we are proud to launch University Magazine in 2014. This unique publication is the result of countless hours of hard work and dedication of many staff, faculty and students. The first issue features stories on everyday student life as well as hot topics in education, technology, […]

WORD OF THE DAY: Delineation

WORD OF THE DAY: Delineation

delineation (noun): explanation; outline; marking Example: The professor gave a clear delineation of both the republican and democratic viewpoints on issues of economics.