- May 31, 2018

Choose Optimism!

Choose Optimism!

Each day we get up and start anew!  We make millions of little decisions from the second our eyes pop open until we lay our head down to rest at the end of the day and we often forget that. What kind of decisions do we make?  Here are just a few of the many, […]

- May 29, 2018

Prepare for the PMP Certificate – PMBOK

Prepare for the PMP Certificate – PMBOK

Have you read the newly published PMBOK 6th edition, beginning to end? It is an awesome piece of work, an outstanding exemplar of a completed and acceptable project implementation – on schedule and on budget for sure.  I am impressed by the overall organization of contents and how its flow of information warmly coaches the reader’s understanding and assimilation of fundamental knowledge necessary not only to be successful at the exams, […]

- May 24, 2018

Guest Blogger: Olamide Adejumo Shares about VIU

Guest Blogger: Olamide Adejumo Shares about VIU

Recent graduate Olamide Adejumo shares her experience! WHY VIU? I chose to study at VIU initially because of the recommendation I got from an alumni student.  When I got here I found more reasons to stay and study until the end.  The environment is conducive for learning and the professors and staff of the school […]

- May 23, 2018

VIU Pays Tribute to Memorial Day 2018!

VIU Pays Tribute to Memorial Day 2018!

Memorial Day or formerly referred to as Decoration Day is one of the federal holidays in the United States for remembering those individuals who perished while serving in the Armed Forces of this country. The Memorial Day holiday is currently observed every year on the last Monday of May. It will be recognized this year […]

- May 22, 2018

Dreams Can Become Reality!

Dreams Can Become Reality!

Run a marathon? Complete a triathlon? Travel abroad (or in the states)? Switch careers? Become a manager? Complete a degree? Write a book? Become a leader in government? Pay off debt? Learn a new skill? Speak a foreign language? Retire? What are your dreams?  Some dreams can become reality if you turn them into a […]

- May 17, 2018

VIU Recognizes Indian Heritage as an Event Sponsor of Two Major Area Festivals

VIU Recognizes Indian Heritage as an Event Sponsor of Two Major Area Festivals

Virginia International University has welcomed and educated students from India since 1998.  Our students of Indian heritage have been an integral part of our campus community over the years. VIU takes pride in the contributions of our Indian students who are campus leaders through our Student Organizations, as Community Volunteers, as Student Workers, and as […]

What Are Your ‘Jobs to be Done’?

What Are Your ‘Jobs to be Done’?

What Are Your ‘Jobs to be Done’? The mission of Virginia International University is to “educate students from all over the world through a highly qualified, equally diverse faculty and staff, while striving to provide academic programs at the graduate, undergraduate, and certificate levels that engender the intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and creativity urgently needed […]

- May 15, 2018

Guest Blogger – Khuder Doyod – Tips for Success

Guest Blogger – Khuder Doyod – Tips for Success

VIU students have a passion to study for real knowledge and have a determination to achieve their goals and dreams successfully. Here’s my advice to others who are currently studying here or are interested in studying here. Be respectful and attentive to others around you. Do not waste the prime time of your life. Be […]

- May 11, 2018

Visit from Partner Institution Ala-Too International University

Visit from Partner Institution Ala-Too International University

Sandra M. Mejia University Affairs Coordinator Have you heard of Ala-Too International University?  It’s a university in Kyrgyzstan, a country that shares borders with China, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan.  VIU and Ala-Too have been partners since 2009, and since then, more than 50 students have applied to VIU. Now there are several Ala-Too/VIU alumni in […]

Around the World Embassy Tour

Around the World Embassy Tour

Sandra M. Mejia University Affairs Coordinator Have you ever traveled to nine countries in one day?  I did!  Well, not exactly, but I, Sandra M. Mejia, the University Affairs Coordinator, did visit nine countries’ embassies on May 5th by attending the “Around the World Embassy Tour” in the nation’s capital, Washington, DC! This weekend over 50 […]

- May 10, 2018

Congratulations Julieth!

Congratulations Julieth!

We are pleased to share that Julieth Paulini was selected to attend the Global X-Culture Conference & Symposium 2018 in Macerata, Italy.  We are honored that Julieth was chosen. X-Culture is a training program that almost 50, 000 students participated in. Of the 50,000, more than 500 were qualified to attend the event. Of the […]

- May 9, 2018

VIU Recognizes National Teacher Appreciation Week

VIU Recognizes National Teacher Appreciation Week

Virginia International University wants to honor our faculty by recognizing their contributions to the university and to the students they educate for their futures. National Teacher Appreciation Week is recognized May 7th through the 11th with May 8th being the actual National Teacher Appreciation Day. This week is dedicated to thanking those teachers who give […]

- May 8, 2018

Professor in Print: Roy Abdo

Professor in Print: Roy Abdo

Congratulations Professor Roy Abdo! Professor Abdo co-authored an article published by Gallup.  Read his piece Election Could Be Political Turning Point for Lebanon http://news.gallup.com/poll/233696/election-political-turning-point-lebanon.aspx. Learn more about the School of Business at VIU here.

Forum on the State of American Democracy

Forum on the State of American Democracy

The School of Public and International Affairs at Virginia International University is glad to invite you to: FORUM ON THE STATE OF AMERICAN DEMOCRACY Friday, May 18, 2018    9:00 AM – 11:30 AM  School of Public and International Relations  VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY 4401 Village Drive, Fairfax, VA 3rd floor Conference Room Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/forum-on-the-state-of-american-democracy-tickets-45766462722   The […]

Affordable Online Master’s in Public Administration Degree Program

Affordable Online Master’s in Public Administration Degree Program

Grad School Hub.com, www.gradschoolhub.com, recently ranked Virginia International University as having one of the most affordable online Master’s in Public Administration degree programs.  VIU ranked #7 out of 30 private colleges per their recent ranking. The ranking considered accreditation and affordability. The editors noted VIU as one of the best values for an online Master’s […]

Advice for our Graduates

Advice for our Graduates

Now that you have finished your degree and are beginning (or continuing) your career, you have many things to celebrate and look forward to!  How to make the most of your career is an interesting challenge and the following tips are focused on helping you find fulfillment.