WORD OF THE DAY: Denigrate Denigrate (verb): criticize, attack, disparage Examples: She felt denigrated after her professor wrote corrections in red pen all over her paper. Can you use denigrate in a sentence? Send us your sentence using denigrate and we will post it on our blog! Want to learn more about sentence structure? Check […]
On October 22nd, the Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce will host its second Tysons Cyber Security Summit. A stellar panel of leaders in Cyber Security discuss the nations Cyber defense, what businesses working with the government need to be aware of and critical Cyber security issues on the horizon. Visit the event site to learn more.
Ask a Coach Q: Do I really need to cite common knowledge? – Celebrating Not Citing, Fairfax, VA A: Ah, common knowledge, the citation exception that makes all who are citation-phobes raise their fists in triumph. What is common knowledge and, more importantly, what is this rule so cut and dry as, “If it’s common […]
Dear Faculty and Staff, Our Latin American Culture Club is collecting items such as non-perishable food, clothes and toys to provide them to places such as the LAMB Center, NVFS and Food for Others. If you have any items that could be donated for this initiative would be appreciated. You can bring the items to […]
WORD OF THE DAY: Turbulent Turbulent (adjective): moving in an irregular or violent way Examples:The turbulent winds caused the house to shake! Can you use turbulent in a sentence? Send us your sentence using turbulent and we will post it on our blog! Want to learn more about sentence structure? Check out our page called […]
WORD OF THE DAY: Sardonic Sardonic (adjective): showing that you disapprove of or do not like someone or something Examples:My friends take a sardonic view of my love for autumn: They think it is inappropriate for me to be decorating for it in August. Can you use sardonic in a sentence? Send us your sentence […]
o redeem your SCIS print service coupon, follow the steps below: 1) Log in to PaperCut 2) Click Redeem Card 3) Enter the number above 4) Click the Redeem button Thank you for visiting the SCIS booth at the Fall 2014 BBQ and Academic Fair!
Virginia International University’s Marketing and Public Relations Departments are pleased to announce the “Testimonial and Social Life at VIU” video contest, which will span from mid-September to mid-October.The contest is a chance for VIU students (and staff!) to show their talents and creativity, as well as to share their personal experience at the university. Suggested […]
WORD OF THE DAY: Aesthetic Aesthetic(adjective): Relating to art or beatuty Examples:The aestehics of the colorful leaves swirling around in the wind make this autumn day picture worthy! Can you use aesthetic in a sentence? Send us your sentence using aesthestic and we will post it on our blog! Want to learn more about sentence […]
Ask a Coach Q: Must I use Times New Roman for all of my academic assignments? All my teachers place this requirement on their directions, but there are so many fonts out there that are just as professional but more attractive. – Fighting for Fabulous Fonts in Fairfax, VA […]
WORD OF THE DAY: Cusp Cusp (noun): A point that marks the beginning of change Examples:This week (9/15-9/21) is on the cusp of seasons: Monday is summer, but by Saturday, it will be autumn. Can you use cusp in a sentence? Send us your sentence using cusp and we will post it on our blog! […]
Calling all SCIS students! Come visit our booth today at the Fall 2014 BBQ and Academic Fair. There is a chance to speak with the Dean and faculty, to learn more about your program, and to even win an iPad. We are also giving away coupons for free VIU printing service! Stop by, chat, learn, and have a blast with the SCIS school.
The recent data breach at Target involving at least 70 million customer accounts (pundits estimate that this figure could be over 100 million) has again focused our attention on the risks that we face in this age of the Internet. The Internet has revolutionized the way we work, live, socialize, and conduct businesses. Today, we […]
As I cross a street in Washington, DC, a shiny black Mercedes stops to let me pass. “Made in Germany,” I think. I pass an electronics store with giant flatscreen TVs (Made in Japan) and a trendy clothing boutique with pretty shirts (Made in India). I get into my General Motors (Made in America) car […]
As young adults, we are always given advice on the best ways to approach education. I found htat the best advice came from my peers who had graduated in the years before me. The central theme that kept coming up in conversation with them was the importance of time management.1 Organization – A comprehensive to-do […]
WORD OF THE DAY: Courtesy Courtesy (non count noun): polite behavior that shows respect for other peopleExamples:He had the courtesy to write a thank you note to the foundation after he won the trillion dollar prize. Can you use courtesy in a sentence? Send us your sentence using courtesy and we will post it on our blog!Want to learn more about creating […]
Virginia International University’s School of Education welcomes all to join us for the October event in our Voices from the Field Speaker Series: a presentation entitled “Third Culture Kids and Cross Cultural Kids: Understanding our Highly Mobile Students in the Classroom.” DATE: Thursday, October 2, 2014