- July 20, 2017

UM Issue 8: Assessment at a Glance

UM Issue 8: Assessment at a Glance

By: Christina Koonts Assessment plays an important role in an organization, Virginia International University included. The role assessment plays impacts everyone who has a stake in VIU. The process allows for the Office of Institutional Effectiveness to better help plan and implement strategic plans for different staff departments as well as the deans of VIU’s […]

New 2017-2018 “Gerard and Dianne Blais SPIA Scholarship” announced

New 2017-2018 “Gerard and Dianne Blais SPIA Scholarship” announced

The School of Public and International Affairs is glad to announce a scholarship especially offered to SPIA students. The Gerard and Dianne Blais VIU-SPIA Scholarship will be awarded to a student who demonstrates potential for continued academic and professional success, as well as the need for financial assistance.

Tips to help you get a fall internship

Tips to help you get a fall internship

Often students do not give much consideration to internships during the fall semester, often thinking that they only happen in the summer time. However, many organizations and companies offer unpaid and even paid intern positions throughout the year!

- July 13, 2017

Company Picnic Fun

Company Picnic Fun

This year’s company picnic was bigger and better than last year with an obstacle course, face painter, caricature artists, balloon twister, and a petting zoo!  VIU employees invited their families to enjoy the fun and we all had a great time! A huge thank you goes out to the Facilities team and the student staff […]

- July 12, 2017

Corporate FunRun 5K: We ran, we walked, we danced, we laughed!

Corporate FunRun 5K: We ran, we walked, we danced, we laughed!

Last month, VIU participated in our first Corporate FunRun in Chantilly, VA, and our team had a great time!  Thank you to all of the staff members who participated this year.  We are happy to announce that we raised money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society AND we won Second Largest Team!  We can’t wait […]

- July 11, 2017

Fourth of July Parade

Fourth of July Parade

On July 4, 2017, the VIU Student Affairs Department participated in the Fairfax Fourth of July Parade. Students dressed up in traditional attire and waved American flags. We also had a float with Mr. and Mrs. VIU. Parades are fun experiences that allow students to promote VIU and their school spirit while also getting to […]

- July 6, 2017

Movie Night

Movie Night

Students will meet at VIU to go see a movie at Fairfax Corner. To sign-up, use the QR code or email studentaffairs@viu.edu.

VIU Student Union Inter-School Games

VIU Student Union Inter-School Games

The Student Union is hosting a game competition. There will be three days of competition on July 12, 19 and 26 (all Wednesdays). To sign up, use the QR code or contact studentunion@viu.edu.

Volunteer at Ronald McDonald House

Volunteer at Ronald McDonald House

Students will go to Ronald McDonald House, a local charity, to cook food for the people staying at the house. Students will meet at VIU and go to the location together. To sign up for the event, email studentaffairs@viu.edu. 

July 10th – Fall Registration

July 10th – Fall Registration

July 10th opens our Fall registration period. For those students that are still on vacation, please feel free to email us at sb@viu.edu to get the first selection of courses! For everyone else – just stop by!