- January 31, 2017

February VFF Speaker Di Liu to Address Technology-Enhanced Pronunciation

February VFF Speaker Di Liu to Address Technology-Enhanced Pronunciation

 We welcome you to join us at Virginia International University for our Voices from the Field speaker series!  To RSVP, please complete our simple form upon request here: http://viu.edu/sed-vff-registration. Our guest speaker, Di Liu, will be giving a talk titled “ AddressTechnology-Enhanced Pronunciation.”

- January 27, 2017

2017 is the Year of the Rooster

2017 is the Year of the Rooster

“My favorite Chinese New Year tradition is the hanging of the red lanterns.” – Praneeth, India “I like visiting my relatives’ families on the Lunar New Year. Actually, it is called Tsagaan Sar which means White Moon. Visiting our relatives enables us to see the new members of the extended families. My favorite cuisine is […]

- January 18, 2017

Inauguration Information and Tips

Inauguration Information and Tips

On January 20th, the United States of America will swear in the 45th president. VIU’s northern Virginia location, only 30 minutes outside of Washington DC, provides students the opportunity to witness the event first hand. The official Oaths of Office for the President and Vice-President will take place around noon on Jan. 20th at the […]

- January 10, 2017

Cold & Flu Prevention

Cold & Flu Prevention

You know the symptoms – a runny nose, sneezing and a scratchy throat.  Are you getting the dreaded cold?  But what if you also have a fever, aches, and chills?  Then, you might have the flu.  Whether it’s a cold or the flu, getting sick is never fun.  Wouldn’t it be better if you could avoid a cold or the […]

Winter Weight Loss Challenge

Winter Weight Loss Challenge

We could all stand to be a little healthier, whether that includes getting more sleep, drinking more water, eating healthier foods, or getting in shape. In an effort to promote and encourage healthier lifestyles and a culture of wellness here at VIU, we are starting the year out with two wellness challenges.  In January, we […]

Follow & Share Jobs@VIU!!

Follow & Share Jobs@VIU!!

The recruiting team is putting together a social media campaign for 2017 to both increase our reach to job candidates, but also to really start promoting VIU and getting our name out there so people may actually seek us out for employment opportunities. As part of any social media strategy, of course, we need to […]

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2017 Potluck Competition

2017 Potluck Competition

Each month, we host a potluck to celebrate our birthdays for that month. This year, we’re trying something new with the potlucks. Last year, we had a series of themed potlucks, but this year there will be no themes – just good ol’ food from your kitchen (or from the store, though that disqualifies you […]

5 Tips to Jump Start Your First Semester of 2017

5 Tips to Jump Start Your First Semester of 2017

Starting college in a new city and a new country can be scary and overwhelming, but you are not alone. Virginia International University is here to help students make the most of their experience and education. We’ve put together this list of 5 quick tips to help you settle in and make the most of […]

Meet Ademola Philip Onafuye!

Meet Ademola Philip Onafuye!

  My name is Ademola Philip Onafuye from Nigeria and I am studying my Master of Science in International Relations (International Business).

Effective Writing skills

Effective Writing skills

Effective writing skills are very important for success in any field, so mastering them is a crucial task for anyone. Effective writing skills help students during exams as well as writing resumes to impress future employers. Written communication can be classified into three categories: organization, style, and content. Organization of ideas Understand the basic purpose […]

Welcome back and Happy 2017

Welcome back and Happy 2017

From everyone here at the School of Computer Information Systems, we hope you had a wonderful holiday and  wish a very happy new year!

- January 2, 2017

Integrated skills for TOEFL exam

Integrated skills for TOEFL exam

The TOEFL exam tests candidates on multiple skills that include speaking, listening, reading and writing of the English language. To excel in this exam, candidates need to practice, not only on each one of the sections in the exam, but also on integrating the different skills together. There is no predefined or a particular way […]