Your Need To Know – AI

Your Need To Know – AI

Dr. Chakib Chraibi, Dean of the School of Computer Information Systems at Virginia International University was interviewed by Catherine Read on her TV show, April 13, 2018, about the Artificial Intelligence (AI) revolution.   Dr. Chraibi define AI as the ability of a machine to perform cognitive functions associated with the human mind, such as perceiving, reasoning, […]

- April 19, 2018

Neuroscience & Leadership

Neuroscience & Leadership

Why is neuroscience important for leaders to know about? Neuroscience deals with how our brains process information, which in turn influences our behavior, thoughts and emotions.  Chemicals such as dopamine, oxytocin, serotonin, adrenaline, and cortisol are all present in our brains and influence the way we act.

Venkata Uttam Kikkisetti

Venkata Uttam Kikkisetti

Since I came in with a different technical background in my undergraduate studies, taking up Computer Science as my major has been very tough and challenging. At VIU, I was provided a path where I can ease my self into the computer science major. I felt the curriculum was very well setup.  The program offers […]

Congratulations Dr. Shukla

Congratulations Dr. Shukla

Dr. Sushma Shukla recently presented on the Fourth Industrial Revolution: The Role of Higher Education at the East Coast Colleges Social Science Association (ECCSSA) Conference in April 2018.  Dr. Shukla is also the secretary of the Board of Directors. Congratulations Dr. Shukla! To find out how you can take a course from Dr. Shukla, reach out to […]

- April 12, 2018

Congratulations Professor Abdo!

Congratulations Professor Abdo!

Professor Roy Abdo was recently invited to speak at Georgetown University. His session was called A Journey to Critical Thinking from a Marketing Lens.  Congratulations Professor Abdo! If you want to learn more about our how you can take a full eight week course from Professor Abdo in our Bachelor of Business Administration program, go […]

- April 10, 2018

Global Logistics Adjunct

Global Logistics Adjunct

The School of Business would like to welcome one of our newest adjunct faculty members! Hampton Dowling is Managing Partner of his professional services firm, the HCB Group LLC, providing executive corporate development and advisory services to private & public sectors. Mr. Dowling has developed and managed large integrated programs, as well as, facilitated strategic […]

- April 5, 2018

Whole Foods’ New Inventory System

Whole Foods’ New Inventory System

At VIU, we integrate relevant news into our current curriculum so that students are able to apply what they are learning to what is going on around them.  Dr. Tefera Beyene who is teaching our Managerial Accounting and Finance course reviewed with his class the impacts of the new inventory system that Amazon implemented after […]

Meet the SCIS Team: Mr. Son Nguyen

Meet the SCIS Team: Mr. Son Nguyen

I am currently the Academic Coordinator for the School of Computer Information Systems at Virginia International University. I have earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and a Master of Science in Information Systems from VIU. Prior to working at VIU, I taught computer software courses, have worked as a technician at VMEP in […]