- February 21, 2017

Technology and Learning for Language Students

Technology and Learning for Language Students

By Dr. Rebecca Sachs According to Conole (2008), many students appear to be autonomously “creating their own social networks to support their learning” (p. 135), and several studies have shown that learners tend to have favorable attitudes toward the use of communication technologies in language classes.

Meet SPIA’s newest faculty member- Dr. JULIAN K. MUHAMMAD (PH.D., MPCP, CEM)

Meet SPIA’s newest faculty member-  Dr. JULIAN K. MUHAMMAD (PH.D., MPCP, CEM)

Dr. Julian K. Muhammad is currently an Adjunct Professor in the School of Public and International Affairs at VIU. He has been academically and professionally active in the areas of public administration and policy, risk management, emergency management, homeland security, and continuity of operations for more than 27 years, serving as a senior manager for […]

2017 Virginia Legislative Wrap-Up

2017 Virginia Legislative Wrap-Up

For a second year Social Action Linking Together (S.A.L.T.) is partnering with the School of Public and International Affairs to bring together Northern Virginia state legislators for a legislative wrap up. 2017 Virginia Legislative Wrap-Up Time: Saturday, March 11, 2017 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM Place: Virginia International University (Conference room)

- February 10, 2017

Congratulations Dr. Sachs!

Congratulations Dr. Sachs!

The School of Education would like to congratulate Dr. Rebecca Sachs on her publication “ ESTABLISHING EVIDENCE OF LEARNING IN EXPERIMENTS EMPLOYING ARTIFICIAL LINGUISTIC SYSTEMS ” with Cambridge University Press 2017 and offers insights on second language acquisition (SLA) research and ALS benefits to it. What a great achievement! Congratulations, Dr. Sachs!

Guest Lecture Series: Beyond All Borders

Guest Lecture Series: Beyond All Borders

Dear VIU Community, The Center for Democracy and International Affairs (CDIA) and the School of Public and International Affairs would like to invite you to attend our first Guest Lecture Series of the year.  Renowned Hungarian author, journalist and public speaker Tvrtko Vujity will share his stories from his expansive international experience in talk entitled “Beyond All Borders” to take […]

- February 6, 2017

Have a Heart Fundraising Campaign

Have a Heart Fundraising Campaign

To help prevent heart disease and increase awareness of its effects, VIU is proudly participating in American Heart Month.  As part of our efforts, we are also coordinating a fundraising campaign during the month of February  to raise funds for the American Heart Association. All employees will have the opportunity to buy a heart for […]

- February 3, 2017

The School of Business and The School of Professional Development Announce the Law Seminars in February 2017

The School of Business and The School of Professional Development Announce the Law Seminars in February 2017

  This February VIU is hosting two Law Seminars for current and future business owners and managers engaged in international business. “Common Issues in U.S. Litigation for International and Domestic Businesses” Monday, February 13, 2017 5 pm to 6:30 pm This interactive session is geared toward domestic business owners involved in international transactions, and persons […]

- February 2, 2017

VIU Statement on Recent White House Executive Order

VIU Statement on Recent White House Executive Order

Good Morning VIU Community, As you may have heard, last Friday January 27, 2017 the President of the United States signed an Executive Order addressing immigrant, non-immigrant, and refugee entry into our country. In short, the order places a 90-day ban on the entry of individuals from seven countries, as well as a 120-day ban on […]

February is American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women.  Cardiovascular disease, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 801,000 deaths in the United States.  That’s about 1 of every 3 deaths in the U.S.  Heart problems in your family tree? Some types of heart disease are hereditary – they run […]

New Parking Regulations

New Parking Regulations

In an effort to keep students, staff, and visitors to our campus safe, we would like to remind you about the dedicated entrance and exit to the parking lot facilities.  Please only use the exit for leaving the premises, and the entrance for arrivals.  This helps to ease the flow of traffic and eliminate any […]