- July 10, 2019

Building a Great Career

Building a Great Career

Have you ever wondered how to nail that job interview? Do you know the right way to answer questions from employers or how to ask employers questions? What type of clothing’s are you supposed to wear when meeting with employers? What kind of disposition should you possess when communicating with employers? Find out all these […]

- July 3, 2019

Celebrating The United States of America

Celebrating The United States of America

Independence Day is annually celebrated on July 4 and is often known as “the Fourth of July”. It is the anniversary of the publication of the declaration of independence from Great Britain in 1776. Patriotic displays and family events are organized throughout the United States. It is marked with the observance of a public holiday […]

- June 26, 2019

Why Do I Have To Read?

Why Do I Have To Read?

Good news!!! Summer time is here again and you may be wondering some productive activities you might want indulge yourself. Reading is absolutely one of such activities. Reading is how we discover new things and how we develop a positive self-image. The ability to read is a vital skill in being able to function in […]

- June 19, 2019

Mid-Year Motivation

Mid-Year Motivation

Zig Ziglar once said, “People often say motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing; that’s why we recommend it daily.” Here are Five Major tips to get and stay motivated as we approach the middle of year 2019 Foster the right mindset. Staying motivated is a daily job, but when you’ve cultivated the right mindset, it […]

- June 5, 2019

Guest Blogger-Jason Morris Shares How to Make Your Student Apartment Hunting Not a Total Nightmare

Guest Blogger-Jason Morris Shares How to Make Your Student Apartment Hunting Not a Total Nightmare

If you’re like most university students, the freshman year is spent in the college’s halls of residence where you hardly have any choices in terms of roommates or amenities. Come the second year and you now have to move out and look for your private accommodation. At this point, you have sufficient knowledge of the […]

- May 29, 2019

Dean Launches 2019 Graduates to Greater Heights

Dean Launches 2019 Graduates to Greater Heights

VIU held the 2019 commencement ceremony on Sunday May 19, 2019. The remarkable event has ended but the memories of joy, accomplishment and excitement remains. The School of Business Dean Dr. Kymm Watson poured her heart to the graduates in a message wishing them the best as they embark into another phase of their lives. […]

- May 22, 2019

Balance Your Summer Vacation Time with Future Career Development

Balance Your Summer Vacation Time with Future Career Development

As an international university student, I used to feel happy when the spring semester is ending and the summer vacation months are approaching. The reason was obvious …  the summer vacation was giving me enough days and weeks to travel around the states (even back home) to visit friends and families, to relax at the […]

- May 14, 2019

Dr. Shukla Speaks at the East Coast College Social Science Association’s 45th Annual Conference.

Dr. Shukla Speaks at the East Coast College Social Science Association’s 45th Annual Conference.

Virginia International University Business Professor recently gave an economic perspective on ‘’Knowledge to Wisdom” Click the link below to broaden your horizon. http://www.eccssa.org/id129.htm

- May 8, 2019

Discipline and Dedication: Guest Blogger sheds Light on The Holy Month of Ramadan

Discipline and Dedication: Guest Blogger sheds Light on The Holy Month of Ramadan

In a world with so much buzz and razzmatazz of activities, it could be quite distracting to focus. However, discipline and dedication stands successful people out. What are your goals and how dedicated are you towards achieving them? Let this post inspire you today. ‘Ramadan also called Ramazan, is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and is observed […]

- April 24, 2019

Celebrating Great Achievements

Celebrating Great Achievements

Congratulations to some of our Master in International Relations and Master of Public Administration students as they presented their final Thesis Presentation to students and faculty with Dr. Kymm Watson-Dean, Dr. Shelton Rhodes-Professor, Dr. Julian Muhammad-International Relations Program Director and Mr. Jeff Prater- Director of Library Services on a job well done. #VIU #thesis #students […]

- April 17, 2019

NEVER SAY NEVER

NEVER SAY NEVER

Consistency is one word that comes to mind in relation to ‘never say never’. Tiger woods is an all-time example of consistency. On Sunday April 14th 2019, Tiger Woods won his fifth Masters 14 years after his last Green Jacket. His first ever Masters was won in 1997. He faced several challenges such as DUI […]

- April 10, 2019

DID YOU KNOW FACTS ABOUT TODAY?

DID YOU KNOW FACTS ABOUT TODAY?

Today is April 10th 2019. However, it goes beyond 2019. A lot of events took place on this date several years ago. Let me take you down the historic lane. Did you know on this date? In 1790 the U.S. patent system was formed. In 1849 the Safety pin was patented by Walter Hunt, in […]

- April 4, 2019

VIU Alumni Association Launches its Second Edition Newsletter

VIU Alumni Association Launches its Second Edition Newsletter

The Alumni Association launched its second edition newsletter this week to celebrate achievements, inform its members and motivate alumni in the next step of action.  Be sure to enjoy this inspiring edition. Click the link below to get full access.

- April 3, 2019

MID WEEK MOTIVATION.

MID WEEK MOTIVATION.

Did you know Motivation drives you to act and move towards a goal? It’s the difference between waking up in the morning to get things done and lazing around the house all day. Motivation is a crucial element in setting and attaining one’s objective. Research shows you can influence your own levels of motivation and self -control. Motivation can […]

- March 28, 2019

Dr. Beyene Shares Success Tips For Online Learning.

Dr. Beyene Shares Success Tips For Online Learning.

Online learning could be challenging but at the same time it is rewarding. One should consider the following  things to be successful in an online learning:- Do not procrastinate – Each week there is a beginning and end date for the course. Although, it seems plenty of time to do the weekly activities such as […]

- March 17, 2019

A Heart Warming St. Patrick’s Day Message

A Heart Warming St. Patrick’s Day Message

Growing up, St. Patrick’s Day was always something fun to do and celebrate.  I never really knew why we celebrated it. I only knew that we would have fun on March 17th.  The biggest thing that we did to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day was to ensure we wore green.  No matter what you did, you had to wear […]

- March 15, 2019

VIU Project Management Boot Camp for Professional Scrum Master (PSM) ®

VIU Project Management Boot Camp for Professional Scrum Master (PSM) ®

A Professional Scrum Master® (PSM) helps project teams properly use Scrum, increasing the likelihood of the project’s overall success. PSMs understand Scrum values, practices, and applications and provide a level of knowledge and expertise above and beyond that of typical project managers. PSMs act as “servant leaders,” helping the rest of the Scrum team work together […]

- March 14, 2019

VIU Boot Camp for PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) ®

VIU Boot Camp for PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) ®

The PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) ® formally recognizes your knowledge of agile principles and your skill with agile techniques. An Agile certified practitioner has the knowledge of both Agile and Waterfall practices and is able to lead teams on Agile projects. By holding this Agile Practitioner Certification, a practitioner verifies their agile expertise to […]

- March 13, 2019

VIU Project Management Boot Camp for ITIL V4.1 Foundation

VIU Project Management Boot Camp for ITIL V4.1 Foundation

ITIL – a globally recognized and accepted approach to IT, supports the needs of business environment by lowering IT costs while delivering better service. ITIL improves the way different teams interact and manage the IT infrastructure within a business. Acclaimed as the best practice framework for IT SERVICE MANAGEMENT (ITSM), this practice provides an approach for […]

- March 12, 2019

VIU Boot Camp for Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®

VIU Boot Camp for Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®

Regardless of your career stage, the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® is an asset that will distinguish you in the job market and enhance your credibility and effectiveness working on — or with — project teams. If you’d like to manage larger projects and gain more responsibility or add project management skills into your […]