- February 6, 2017

Have a Heart Fundraising Campaign

Have a Heart Fundraising Campaign

To help prevent heart disease and increase awareness of its effects, VIU is proudly participating in American Heart Month.  As part of our efforts, we are also coordinating a fundraising campaign during the month of February  to raise funds for the American Heart Association. All employees will have the opportunity to buy a heart for […]

- February 1, 2017

February is American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women.  Cardiovascular disease, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 801,000 deaths in the United States.  That’s about 1 of every 3 deaths in the U.S.  Heart problems in your family tree? Some types of heart disease are hereditary – they run […]

New Parking Regulations

New Parking Regulations

In an effort to keep students, staff, and visitors to our campus safe, we would like to remind you about the dedicated entrance and exit to the parking lot facilities.  Please only use the exit for leaving the premises, and the entrance for arrivals.  This helps to ease the flow of traffic and eliminate any […]

- January 10, 2017

Cold & Flu Prevention

Cold & Flu Prevention

You know the symptoms – a runny nose, sneezing and a scratchy throat.  Are you getting the dreaded cold?  But what if you also have a fever, aches, and chills?  Then, you might have the flu.  Whether it’s a cold or the flu, getting sick is never fun.  Wouldn’t it be better if you could avoid a cold or the […]

Winter Weight Loss Challenge

Winter Weight Loss Challenge

We could all stand to be a little healthier, whether that includes getting more sleep, drinking more water, eating healthier foods, or getting in shape. In an effort to promote and encourage healthier lifestyles and a culture of wellness here at VIU, we are starting the year out with two wellness challenges.  In January, we […]

Follow & Share Jobs@VIU!!

Follow & Share Jobs@VIU!!

The recruiting team is putting together a social media campaign for 2017 to both increase our reach to job candidates, but also to really start promoting VIU and getting our name out there so people may actually seek us out for employment opportunities. As part of any social media strategy, of course, we need to […]

- December 4, 2016

Holiday Toy Drive

Holiday Toy Drive

We are sponsoring a toy drive for the holidays to put a smile on the faces of children at INOVA Children’s Hospital.  When you’re out doing your holiday shopping, please consider picking up a new toy to provide comfort, security, and happiness to the patients during their stay.  All items must be new and unwrapped. The following […]

VIU Inclement Weather Policy

VIU Inclement Weather Policy

In the event of severe weather conditions, VIU may decide to close all non-essential University operations.  Upon an authorized official closing, all full-time employees scheduled to work on that particular day are expected to telecommute, to the extent possible, and will receive their regular pay.   When the University is not officially closed all employees […]

- December 1, 2016

VIU Holiday Schedule & Winter Break

VIU Holiday Schedule & Winter Break

Just as a reminder to staff, VIU will be closed on the following days: Friday, December 23rd Monday, December 26th Monday, January 2nd The winter break period (Dec 27-30) is a holiday period for VIU employees, but the University will be open. This means that some departments will need to provide coverage during this period. […]

- November 2, 2016

Election Day

Election Day

Election Day is Tuesday, November 8th.  We encourage employees to go out and vote for the candidate(s), questions, and referendums on their local ballots and would like to remind employees of our policy regarding time off to vote: Election Day We encourage you to exercise your voting privileges in local, state, and national elections.  However, […]

Thanksgiving Food Drive

Thanksgiving Food Drive

Did you know that even though Northern Virginia is considered one of the wealthiest jurisdictions in the country, we still face a poverty rate of about 5%?  This means, based on U.S. Census figures, that more than 90,000 people are living in poverty and 30% are children. November 12-20 is National Hunger & Homeless Awareness Week.  In support of the […]

Employee Appreciation Event

Employee Appreciation Event

The University survives on the commitment and dedication of passionate employees like you.  VIU would like to thank everyone for all their hard work by hosting a luncheon this month.  What better time to give thanks than Thanksgiving? Please join us for our Thanksgiving Luncheon on Thursday, November 17th.  We’d like to take this time […]

- October 18, 2016

Don’t Forget to Get Your Flu Shots This Season!

Don’t Forget to Get Your Flu Shots This Season!

Employees are encouraged to get their flu shots this season for a happier, healthier office.  Medical insurance covers the cost of flu shots in full. Additionally, getting your flu shot is now as easy as stopping by your local pharmacy.  You can get a flu shot at your doctor or by visiting any CVS Minute […]