10 Helpful Websites for Your Online Class

10 Helpful Websites for Your Online Class

10 Helpful Websites for Your Online Class By Nica DeLeos This blog post was written by VIU student – and online class expert! – Nica de Leos. She is studying to earn her Bachelor of Computer Science. Online classes are completely different from on-ground classes. Without a teacher, a set schedule, or classmates around you, […]

- June 25, 2014

Career Center Summer II Orientation July 10th 2:30-3:30pm Waples

Career Center Summer II Orientation July 10th 2:30-3:30pm Waples

  Career Center Summer II Orientation July 10th 2:30-3:30pm in the Waples Conference Center Come have some lunch and learn about the job and internship search process and the resources available to help you! RSVP not required but appreciated so we know how much food to order (Click here!) Faculty and Staff, can you please remind student […]

Fall 2014 Course Schedule

Fall 2014 Course Schedule

The Fall 2014 course schedule is available now. You can pick up a copy in Ms. Sunday Wiley’s office or view the schedule here. Don’t forget that registration for Fall 2014 begins on July 1, 2014. You can view your program track and register for classes from the VIU Student Portal site. Please note that Student Portal will not allow you […]

- June 23, 2014

FIFA World Cup: VIU Student Meets Messi

FIFA World Cup: VIU Student Meets Messi

VIU MBA student Ibrahim Elnems had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to volunteer at the FIFA World Cup 2010 in Johannesburg, South Africa. “It was so amazing to be there with all the players, journalists, visitors and other volunteers!” gushed Elnems, excitement in his eyes. “I worked in the Media Center checking press credentials, interacting with journalists […]

Upcoming Education Summit On The Common Core

Upcoming Education Summit On The Common Core

Virginia International University (VIU)’s Schools of Education and Public & International Affairs are proud to announce The National Summit on the Common Core: Demystifying and Finding Common Ground on 1 November 2014 from 9:00am to 1:30pm. The event will take place at the Fairfax Government Center at 12000 Government Center Pkwy, Fairfax, VA 22035.

How to Succeed on the TOEFL

How to Succeed on the TOEFL

The TOEFL® is the epitome of a high-stakes test, used for purposes ranging from college admissions to professional certifications to the satisfaction of visa language requirements. According to the website of the Educational Testing Service (ETS) (www.ets.org/toefl), it is recognized by over 9,000 universities and other institutions as a measure of the ability to “use […]

Presidential Visit: Brazil

Presidential Visit: Brazil

In an effort to promote Virginia International University’s global partnerships and at the invitation of several prominent universities, VIU President Dr. Sarac visited four states and five cities in Brazil this Spring. The number of South American, and specifically Brazilian, students at VIU increased steadily over the last several years, resulting in the Brazilian trip. […]

- June 19, 2014

The Purple Cow: How to Get Noticed by Employers

The Purple Cow: How to Get Noticed by Employers

According to the Digest of Education Statistics, more than 250,000 students are currently enrolled in MBA programs and about 157,000 MBA degrees are awarded annually, thus making MBA graduates one of the most competitive conferred classes in the marketplace.How do you stand out amongst the vast numbers of MBAs? How do you get potential employers […]

Local Industry Event News

Local Industry Event News

Fed Summits will be holding Federal Big Data Summit: Solving Real Problems with Big Data next week (June 19 to June 20). The summit will address federal agencies reliance on big data technologies and current technological issues, e.g., cybersecurity, fraud detection, and intellectual property protection. Registration is only open to government and academic institutions. For more information visit the Fed Summits website. The […]

- June 6, 2014

Call for Orientation Volunteers!

Call for Orientation Volunteers!

  Hello VIU volunteers!   We would like your help for the New Student Orientation Wednesday June 25th 8:30am to 4:00pm in the Waples Conference Room!   If you would like to participate please email me, Kathleen, at career@viu.edu