- September 28, 2015

Flu Shot

Flu Shot

 

The IT Club Returns

The IT Club Returns

The SCIS is inviting all students to come and join the new and improved IT club. All current and graduating students are welcome to register to be a member. The VIU IT club strives to help its members develop strong networking skills and keep up to date with the current innovations in the IT field. […]

Dr. Jaime Lester to Address “Civility in Higher Education” at VFF Event

Dr. Jaime Lester to Address “Civility in Higher Education” at VFF Event

Virginia International University’s School of Education welcomes all to attend the October session of the Fall 2015 Voices from the Field (VFF) speaker series. This month’s guest speaker, Dr. Jaime Lester, an associate professor at George Mason University, will deliver a presentation titled “Fostering Civility in Higher Education.”

- September 17, 2015

First look: Fall 2015 Student Research Showcase!

First look: Fall 2015 Student Research Showcase!

That’s right, it’s back!  The Writing, Research, and Media Center is proud to announce that it is once again hosting the Research/Final Paper Showcase for the Fall 2015 semester. The showcase invites students to create posters that explain an important paper or piece of research the student wrote in the past semester and present them […]

- September 15, 2015

That’s Right, We Have Writing Center Hours in Pender!

That’s Right, We Have Writing Center Hours in Pender!

That’s Right, We Have Writing Center Hours in Pender!       Welcome back to an exciting new school year! The WRMC has been working hard to expand and provide the students with quality writing services and instruction. One way we’re doing this is to make sure we are accessible to all students! In that respect, while […]

The Value of Professional Organizations

The Value of Professional Organizations

by Kevin Martin One question that students often ask is whether or not it is useful to join professional organizations. Without hesitation, the answer is always a resounding YES! As a program administrator and student advisor, I often wonder why students might not see the value in joining professional organizations. To help in understanding the […]

Dr. Anne Horak to discuss “Jerry Maguire Effect” at VFF’s 2015 Launch

Dr. Anne Horak to discuss “Jerry Maguire Effect” at VFF’s 2015 Launch

The School of Education welcomes all to join the first session of the Fall 2015 Voices from the Field (VFF) speaker series. Our guest speaker, Dr. Anne Horak, an assistant professor at George Mason University in Fairfax County, Virginia, will deliver a talk titled “You had me at PBL: The Jerry Maguire Effect on Student […]

- September 4, 2015

Museum Trips make Learning English and US Culture Fun

Museum Trips make Learning English and US Culture Fun

It was a hot, humid day in early August with temperatures nearing 90 degrees Fahrenheit. However, this did not dampen the morale of the non-intensive ESL students who turned out in great numbers at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.

- September 1, 2015

Issue 4: Why I Love Teaching at VIU?

Issue 4: Why I Love Teaching at VIU?

When people ask me why I teach at VIU, which is far away from my home, instead of teaching at nearby universities in Maryland, I have one answer: I love my students at VIU and I feel that they love me too. But there are many reasons why I love teaching at VIU. By Dereje […]