- January 30, 2015

VIU Shuttle Means Easier Commute for Students

VIU Shuttle Means Easier Commute for Students

The beginning of the Spring 2015 semester brought happy news to our university community: VIU will now offer a regular shuttle service to its students, faculty, staff, and guests. The shuttle, which provides service at designated times Monday through Saturday, will transport passengers between VIU’s Village Drive and Pender campuses. Current students have expressed their […]

- January 23, 2015

Word of the Day: Esoteric

Word of the Day: Esoteric

Word of the Day: Esoteric Esoteric (adjective): “only taught to or understood by members of a special group : hard to understand ” (“Esoteric”, 2015, para.1). Examples:“The professor‘s esoteric language caused Ella to question if she could pass astrophysics.” Can you use esoteric in a sentence? Send us your sentence using esoteric and we will […]

- January 19, 2015

Get your Student ID starting January 20th at the Student Center

Get your Student ID starting January 20th at the Student Center

Dear Students, We hope you have a wonderful weekend. We will start providing the student ID Cards on January 20th for this semester. Please find below the times in which you can obtain your student ID cards at the Student Center.

Publishing ESL Materials: Opportunities & Challenges

Publishing ESL Materials: Opportunities & Challenges

The School of Education (SED) at Virginia International University (VIU) welcomes all to join us for the first event of the Spring 2015 semester in our Voices from the Field speaker series: a presentation entitled Publishing ESL Materials: Opportunities and Challenges. Experienced ESL instructors and textbook authors Donette Brantner-Artenie and Sigrun Biesenbach-Lucas will be presenting the talk […]

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e-Textbooks Offered in Spring 2015

e-Textbooks Offered in Spring 2015

VIU will continue to offer e-textbooks to nearly all of its students in the Spring 2015 through VitalSource, previously known as CourseSmart. All textbooks available as e-textbooks have been added to Moodle for each course. Students may access these books by logging into their Moodle accounts. For those books not available as e-textbooks, students are […]

- January 14, 2015

New Student Orientation Session II

New Student Orientation Session II

Dear Students, On Thursday, January 15, 2015, Virginia International University will host its second day of New Student Orientation (NSO) for the Spring 2015. Students who attended the first day of orientation on January 7 are not required to attend but are invited to attend the Career Center presentation beginning at 2:30 PM. New Student […]

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New Student Orientation Day: Part 2

New Student Orientation Day: Part 2

On Thursday, January 15, 2015, Virginia International University will host its second day of New Student Orientation (NSO) for the Spring 2015 intake of new students. Students who attended the first day of orientation on January 7 are not required to attend but are invited to attend the Career Center presentation beginning at 2:30 PM. […]

- January 13, 2015

VIU Professor Takes Education Abroad

VIU Professor Takes Education Abroad

Picture Credit: Michael Jarosz, www.500px.com/mikejarosz On a cloudy afternoon in January 2014, 600 college students from around the world gathered near the port of Santiago, Chile to embark on the journey of a lifetime. These students were about to step foot aboard the MV Explorer, a 590 foot, 25,000 ton ship for the next 120 days. […]