- November 30, 2017

Delving with the Dean – Mindfulness

Delving with the Dean – Mindfulness

Dr. Grace Klinefelter shares on mindfulness. What is mindfulness and why does it matter to college students? Mindfulness has been around for thousands of years and is becoming very important again as we all struggle to balance the seemingly endless demands on our time.  It is not a religious practice and is defined as “the […]

- November 29, 2017

5 Quick Ways to Boost Your Customer Satisfaction

5 Quick Ways to Boost Your Customer Satisfaction

Dr. Lee shares five quick ways to boost your customer satisfaction.    Track and monitor customer feedback and reviews on the Internet and social media platforms, so that you can understand what they like, dislike, want, and need.  Build positive customer experiences, by tapping into what customers like, want, and need.  Develop strategies to overcome what […]

Cyberweek Session Visit

Cyberweek Session Visit

I had the chance to join the Security & Resiliency of Mobile and the Internet-of-Things (IoT) at 1776 company on October 17th. It was my pleasure to join the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) in a round-table discussion to explore cybersecurity implications of the convergence of mobility and the IoT. […]

- November 23, 2017

Thanksgiving Wishes

Thanksgiving Wishes

Thanksgiving is a special holiday in the United States.  We join together with friends and family and reflect on things that we are grateful for.  Some people are grateful for the time off with family and friends, some for the food, some for football, but the one thing that draws them all together is that […]

- November 21, 2017

Dr. Poussaint Shares Thoughts on Mentoring

Dr. Poussaint Shares Thoughts on Mentoring

What is Mentoring? The role of a mentor is to help guide you to reach your personal and professional goals in life.  A mentor should be helpful, engaged, have regard and concern for other people, and be able to provide sound advice. Who mentors? Some people choose their supervisors, religious leaders, teachers, or those who […]

- November 16, 2017

Ethics – Important or Not?

Ethics – Important or Not?

Dr. Ashley Newell Dr. Ashley Newell weighs in on why ethics are relevant today. Top three reasons ethics are important: Members of society can avoid legal issues by following an ethical framework. Individuals maintain a moral sense of life without bias, dishonesty, or unfair treatment. Businesses may be viewed as leaders by applying ethics integrated […]

Meet MISM student Quang Trinh

Meet MISM student Quang Trinh

I had a quiet, peaceful, and simple life back in my home country of Vietnam. There weren’t many challenges for me there. I heard about Virginia International University after searching for a universities in Virginia that offered a major I wanted to pursue. After taking into consideration tuition, my area of interest, and activities offered […]

The 2017 ICCT Overview

The 2017 ICCT Overview

The School of Computer Information Systems at Virginia International University recently hosted their Second Annual International Conference on Computing and Technology on November 3rd and 4th. The Conference welcomed the academic community and professionals from across the globe to share their knowledge on various topics in computer science and information technology.         […]

Dr. Hammoshi at DC’s Cyberweek Summit

Dr. Hammoshi at DC’s Cyberweek Summit

Dr. Mayyada Al Hammoshi attended DC’s Cyberweek Summit at John Hopkins University. The summit was about the integrated cyber which a premier cyber conference is bringin together the Integrated Adaptive Cyber Defense (IACD), Automated Indicator Sharing (AIS) and information sharing. The event provided a forum of collaboration and technical exchange to support the adoption of […]

- November 8, 2017

5 Reasons to Reach for the CPA!

5 Reasons to Reach for the CPA!

Dr. Terry Camden I am a huge proponent of attaining the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation. Below are a few reasons for why I think that is an important goal.  Illustrates a level of excellence in and commitment to the accounting profession. This is a very difficult exam with @ 50% pass rates on the […]

- November 6, 2017

Speaker Spotlight: with Sevtap Frantz on the Non-Native English Speaking Teachers Caucus (NNEST)

Speaker Spotlight: with Sevtap Frantz on the Non-Native English Speaking Teachers Caucus (NNEST)

Interviewed by Victoria Fedorets on September 21st, 2017 Sevtap is currently an Assistant Professor at Prince George’s Community College’s Language Studies Department. She holds an MA in Curriculum and Instruction with an ESL specialty from George Washington University. She is a Swiss born Turkish-American citizen who has had the opportunity to teach students from various […]

Meet the SCIS Team: Mr. Koorosh Azhandeh

Meet the SCIS Team: Mr. Koorosh Azhandeh

I am a PhD Candidate (ABD) in Computer Science at the Catholic University of America. I received a MS in Computer Science from the Catholic University of America, a BS in Communication Science with a Minor in Technology of Communication from Universita della Svizzera Italiana, Switzerland, and a BA in English Literature and Translation from […]

Tackling 401(k) Plans

Tackling 401(k) Plans

 Dr. Taemin Cha & Dr. Osman Masahudu In an effort to create more cash flow for the federal government is discussing reducing the pre-tax contribution limit for 401(k) plans. Our finance professors Dr. Masahudu and Dr. Cha tackle 401(k) plans. Check out their thoughts below! Are 401(k) plans really helping people save money? Dr. Masahudu: […]

- November 2, 2017

Becoming a Scrum Master

Becoming a Scrum Master

Most people know Project Management Institute (PMI) started to offer the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification in the 1960s. It has been growing rapidly over the last 50+ years. PMPs are key players in enabling project success. As people with PMP certifications have become more successful, career paths have started emerging. In 1993, a new […]