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, managing your online class can be challenging at times. Sometimes we just need a little help to get through the semester.

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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 about this event in your classes!! 
Thanks so much, Career Center!


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 to register for classes which are not in your program or require prerequisites that you have not yet completed. Please make sure to check your program track (audit) before registering.

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 and photographers and making sure everyone knew where to go on match days.” As one of the most active volunteers, Elnems got a chance to participate in the closing ceremony rehearsal, where he even got to hold the World Cup itself – 14 kilos of pure gold! When asked about his favorite moments, he responds that meeting superstar players Cannavaro (Italy), Messi (Argentina)
and Ronaldo (Portugal) and especially getting to hold the actual trophy were the most incredible experiences.