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