- August 30, 2018

VIU Discusses Academic Collaboration at the Embassy of Lithuania

VIU Discusses Academic Collaboration  at the Embassy of Lithuania

As part of Virginia International University’s ongoing Embassy Outreach Program, Dr. Ron Kovach, Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Ms. Tanith Fowler Corsi, Academic Affairs, recently met with Ms. Jūratė Usevičiūtė, First Secretary, at the Embassy of Lithuania in Washington, DC.

- August 28, 2018

Congratulations Oumar Cole

Congratulations Oumar Cole

Oumar Cole is another recipient that we have from Global X-Culture! He was on a team that won  Best Report for CaptiVoice.  Oumar shares his experience below.

- August 27, 2018

VIU Library and Writing Center Welcome New Fall 2018 Students!

VIU Library and Writing Center Welcome New Fall 2018 Students!

The Virginia International University (VIU) Library and Writing Center welcome new students to fall semester 2018!

- August 25, 2018

Fall 2018 VIU Faculty Meeting Kicks off the Academic Year

Fall 2018 VIU Faculty Meeting Kicks off the Academic Year

VIU’s traditional fall Faculty Meeting kicked off the new 2018-2019 academic year with over 50 faculty and administrators gathered together for university-wide and academic updates as well as the opportunity to meet with colleagues and school deans.

VP for Academic Affairs Welcomes New VIU Students

VP for Academic Affairs Welcomes New VIU Students

As part of VIU’s Fall 2018 Orientation program organized by Student Affairs, Dr. Ron Kovach, Vice President for Academic Affairs provided a warm welcome to incoming students, stressing the importance of getting to know faculty and engaging in both the academic and social life of the University.

- August 20, 2018

New Student Orientation – The First Step towards Student Success!

New Student Orientation – The First Step towards Student Success!

  New Student Orientation is a widely anticipated event that officially kicks off each semester. August 23, 2018 is the designated Orientation date for Fall I Semester students to start their educational journey at Virginia International University. The Department of Student Affairs orchestrates this event to welcome all new students and introduce them to the […]

- August 17, 2018

VIU Visits Embassy of Portugal to Explore Areas of Academic Collaboration

VIU Visits Embassy of Portugal to Explore Areas of Academic Collaboration

  Virginia International University’s Academic Affairs team, Dr. Ron Kovach, Vice President, and Ms. Tanith Fowler Corsi, M.A, visited the Embassy of Portugal in Washington, DC as part of the University’s ongoing strategic embassy outreach initiative.

Volunteering at the Ronald McDonald House in honor of World Humanitarian Day

Volunteering at the Ronald McDonald House in honor of World Humanitarian Day

  In honor of World Humanitarian Day, the VIU Student Union and students volunteered at the Ronald McDonald House today. The Ronald McDonald House keeps families with sick children together and close to the medical center their child needs. The programs offered at the Ronald McDonald House also ensure families are fully supported and actively […]

- August 15, 2018

Global Logistics… Part 2

Global Logistics… Part 2

This blog is part 2 of a 2 part blog.  Check out part 1 here https://blogs.viu.edu/2018/07/the-bigger-picture-its-all-about-global-sourcing-and-logistics/ Ok, now that you’re interested in Global Logistics, consider registering for MBA 628… take a look at these links.  They’re short, cool, and begin to tell the story of the bigger picture of global sourcing and logistics.

- August 14, 2018

Traditional and Agile project management, why should the differences matter?

Traditional and Agile project management, why should the differences matter?

Students often ask about agile project management, and why there is so much hype about it. Learning about traditional project management, they say, ‘is tough enough…’ My general response is always to gently ask students to share what they really know about traditional project management – in detail. Why is this? I am convinced that […]

- August 13, 2018

VIU Vice President for Academic Affairs Presents Award at Washington Sino-American Youth Talent Event

VIU Vice President for Academic Affairs Presents Award at Washington Sino-American Youth Talent Event

  On Sunday, August 12, 2018, Dr. Ron Kovach, VIU’s Vice President for Global Education was invited to co-present youth talent awards at the Annual International CHUCAI (outstanding) Youth Talent Award Concert Night.

- August 9, 2018

International Flavors at the VIU End of Summer ESL Potluck

International Flavors at the VIU End of Summer ESL Potluck

Virginia International University’s end of summer ESL potluck brought a medley of flavors to the table as students from 8 countries – Ethiopia, Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Turkey, and Mongolia – shared their national traditional dishes and stories with VIU fellow students and instructors.

- August 7, 2018

Dean of VIU School of Public & International Affairs Featured on Fairfax Public Access

Dean of VIU School of Public & International Affairs Featured on Fairfax Public Access

Dr Klara Bilgin, Dean of Virginia International University’s School of Public & International Affairs was a guest speaker on Fairfax Public Access (channel 10) Inside Scoop show on August 6, 2018 at 8pm EST. Dr. Bilgin was invited to speak about Russia, President Putin, and the current U.S-Russia situation with Inside Scoop host Cesar.

VIU Deans Visit the Embassy of the Republic of Moldova

VIU Deans Visit the Embassy of the Republic of Moldova

As part of Virginia International University’s ongoing strategic outreach to DC-area embassies, Dr. Klara Bilgin, Dean of of the School of Public & International Affairs and Dr. Kymm Watson, Dean of the School of Business visited the embassy of the Republic of Moldova to discuss areas of possible academic collaboration.

Imagination: a Subtle but Powerful Internal Enabler in Project Management Practice.

Imagination: a Subtle but Powerful Internal Enabler in Project Management Practice.

 In more ways than we can recall, imagination plays a pivotal role in our daily endeavors, to the extent that the successes we achieve have been enabled through the influence of imagination. Without our consciousness or permission, we tend to respond to challenges by first forming, conjuring or perceiving words, images, structures and processes; make affirmation or confirmation about a target objective, and then tend to act out in concert with the […]

- August 6, 2018

Words to the Wise from Current VIU Students to Incoming Fall Semester New Students!

Words to the Wise from Current VIU Students to Incoming Fall Semester New Students!

  As Virginia International University prepares to welcome new incoming students to the Fall 2018 Semester, what better than to elicit advice from those already attending. Transitioning to college is a process, but it is an opportunity to go beyond one’s “Comfort Zone” towards a new direction that expands horizons. VIU students come from across […]

- August 2, 2018

Is a Project Management Career for You?

Is a Project Management Career for You?

Congratulations! You recently graduated from college and have often wondered how your life should proceed here on. Of the many subject areas you studied and excelled in, you remain curious about what it takes to work in projects, rather! So strong is your curiosity that you visited two construction projects in your city to observe how work is ordered and performed.