VIU Begins New Year with Accreditation Renewal!

VIU Begins New Year with Accreditation Renewal!

Fairfax, Virginia: Virginia International University (VIU) is proud to announce that the university’s accreditation has been renewed. The institution underwent a renewal visit in 2011, and the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges & Schools (ACICS) has extended VIU’s accreditation through December 31, 2015. VIU has been accredited by the ACICS since 2008. ACICS is an […]

@VIU | School of Online Education Lowers Tuition Rates

@VIU | School of Online Education Lowers Tuition Rates

VIU’s School of Online Education is proud to announce that we have lowered our tuition rates for all programs and courses offered online! Due to a decrease in costs required to run online courses, the School of Online Education has made the decision to greatly lower our per-credit hour tuition rates.  Tuition rates for the […]

Finding A Sense of Direction

Finding A Sense of Direction

This post was written by new VIU Blog Contributor, Gabriela Pereira. Gabriela is pursuing her MBA in International Business at VIU. Join me in welcoming Gabriela’s thoughts and words on VIU’s Blog! I recently had to develop a “personal business plan” for the International Business Strategy class that is part of my MBA program this […]

VIU Oriental Club Holds First Meeting at Thanksgiving Luncheon

VIU Oriental Club Holds First Meeting at Thanksgiving Luncheon

We are happy to announce that VIU Students have formed a new student organization : The Oriental Club. This club represents East Asian students studying at VIU and includes students from Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Mongolia, Hong Kong, Macau, North Korea, Taiwan, and China. More than 100 students of oriental descent are presently studying at […]

@ VIU | Student Voices: Ananya Singhaputra

@ VIU | Student Voices: Ananya Singhaputra

“Student Voices” is a personal space and platform available to Virginia International University Students wherein individuals are invited to share their goals, intentions, and thoughts with the others.  We sit down with VIU Students and allow them to share experiences, life stories, and their ideas with their peers. “Student Voices” will serve as one of […]

@VIU | Pioneer Club – Achieving Excellence in Your Career

@VIU | Pioneer Club – Achieving Excellence in Your Career

On Tuesday November 8, 2011 the Pioneer Club welcomed Dr. Laura Hills, President of Blue Pencil Institute, to Virginia International University to address students, staff, and faculty on the topic of excellence.  Dr. Hills gave students the opportunity to create their own Personal Excellence Plan by asking self assessment questions and encouraging group discussions.   Dr. […]

- September 12, 2011

Topics in Higher Education | Social Media & Higher Education

Topics in Higher Education | Social Media & Higher Education

Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, LinkedIn, Badoo, FourSquare, Hi5, Orkut, Pinterest….the list goes on. These are a few of the, literally, hundreds of social media sites that today’s digital generation are using. I sat down today to write a post for this blog, and I got to thinking about social media in general. The way it connects […]

- July 19, 2011

Topics in Higher Education | How to Succeed as an Online Learner

Topics in Higher Education | How to Succeed as an Online Learner

Online Education is an increasingly popular option for students in higher education.  The flexibility afforded to students is one of the many attractive things about online learning, and there is something to be said for working around our own schedules. In my dealings with academic officers at VIU, I have come across a world of […]

Topics in Higher Education | Finding A Study Routine

Topics in Higher Education | Finding A Study Routine

With a new semester fast approaching, many students on the Virginia International University campus are gearing up for another fun year and becoming excited for the courses that will engage their minds over the next semester. What many students fail to remember are the hours of studying that will take place when midterms and finals […]