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.
Applications are still being accepted for Virginia International University Regional Scholarships. VIU is offering up to 18 scholarships to incoming fall students from the following countries: – North America and the Caribbean – Central and South America – Sub-Saharan Africa – East Asia and the Pacific – Europe and Eurasia – Middle-East and North Africa […]
On the heels of Croatia’s World Cup achievements, Dr. Kovach, VIU Vice President for Academic Affairs and Ms. Fowler Corsi, Academic Affairs, visited the Embassy of Croatia in Washington, DC to discuss possible academic collaboration with universities in Croatia. This latest European embassy visit is part of VIU’s strategic summer embassy outreach designed to create […]
As part of VIU’s ongoing strategic outreach to Washington, DC-based embassies, Dr. Klara Bilgin, Dean of VIU’s School of Public & International Affairs, and Ms. Tanith Fowler Corsi, VIU Academic Affairs, recently took a tour from the Balkans to the Baltics by visiting the embassy of Bulgaria (Dr. Bilgin’s home country) and the embassy of […]
This summer, VIU’s School of Computer Information Systems offered a first-time STEM boot camp geared to Washington, D.C-area high schools students in grades 9 to 12. The STEM boot camp was designed to challenge and engage high school students interested in the cutting-edge fields of Cybersecurity, Coding and Artificial Intelligence. The VIU Summer STEM boot […]
In June 2018, the VIU Academic Affairs community was pleased to welcome Ms. Tanith Fowler Corsi as its new Academic Affairs Coordinator. Ms. Fowler Corsi brings over twenty years of experience working in international higher education at universities, non-profit organizations, and international education companies. She has worked extensively in education abroad at George Mason University […]
This past June, Dr. Ron Kovach, Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Dr. Klara Bilgin, Dean of the School of Public & International Affairs, visited several European embassies as part of a University-wide embassy outreach effort aimed to create new academic partnerships with overseas universities. VIU currently has over 100 international Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) […]