School of Education’s Dr. Wendt Appointed to the ATE’s Research Committee

School of Education’s Dr. Wendt Appointed to the ATE’s Research Committee

The School of Education wishes to congratulate Dr. Jillian Wendt on her recent appointment to the Association of Teacher Educators’ Research Committee. The Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) serves to improve teacher education nationally and has two voting seats on the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

SCIS Announces Specializations in MCS & MIS Programs

SCIS Announces Specializations in MCS & MIS Programs

New and exciting things are happening in VIU’s School of Computer Information Systems. Students in the Master of Science in Computer Science (MCS) and Master of Science in Information Systems (MIS) programs will now choose a specialization for their degrees.

School of Education Director Kevin Martin Elected to the International TESOL Organization

School of Education Director Kevin Martin Elected to the International TESOL Organization

VIU’s School of Education would like to congratulate its director, Mr. Kevin J. Martin, on his election as the Assistant Chair to the Higher Education Interest Section for TESOL! The International TESOL Organization is dedicated to developing and advancing the interests of ESOL students and teachers, and does a great deal of good work for […]

VIU Launches Master of Accounting & Master of Project Management Degrees

VIU Launches Master of Accounting & Master of Project Management Degrees

Have you been dreaming of a career in business? Or are you dreaming of taking your career in business to the next level? As VIU celebrates its 15th year of providing high-quality business degrees to undergraduate and graduate students, we are pleased to announce three new offerings coming out of our School of Business:

New Specializations in the Master of Information Systems

New Specializations in the Master of Information Systems

If you have been watching the news lately, chances are you’ve heard some type of story relating to cybersecurity, credit card security breaches, data ethics, or some other topic involving our increasingly virtual- and cyber-based lives. The demand for cybersecurity experts, enterprise project management, and ethical data handling seems to increase daily. As an answer […]

VFF: Co-Teaching Panel Presentation

VFF: Co-Teaching Panel Presentation

The School of Education is excited to announce the February event in our Voices from the Field (VFF) Speaker Series: a panel presentation on Promoting Communication Skills and Workforce Readiness through Co-Teaching. All are welcome. Please join us for what is sure to be an enlightening and inspiring event!

VFF: Education Employment Opportunities

VFF: Education Employment Opportunities

The School of Education was pleased to hold its January edition of its Voices from the Field Speaker Series on January 23, 2014 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm. The event consisted of a panel discussion on “Positioning Yourself for Employment Opportunities in Education.”

Voices from the field

Voices from the field

The School of Education announces the November edition of our speaker series, “Voices from the Field.” Join us on November 7th, 2013 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm where we will host a discussion on “Entrepreneurship in Education” with our guest speaker Zarko Palankov, President, The Global Language Network (GLN).

October is Bullying Prevention Month

October is Bullying Prevention Month

There has been a lot of talk lately about bullying and the need for prevention.  Too often do children suffer in silence when being bullied in school.  We need to work to end the silence of bullying and abuse! Bullying might bring to mind an older kid demanding your lunch money, but bullying today takes […]

VIU President’s Trips to Asia: Adventure & Collaboration

VIU President’s Trips to Asia: Adventure & Collaboration

The past month has been a whirlwind of travel for Dr. Isa Sarac, President of Virginia International University. Dr. Sarac visited several Asian countries, where VIU has a wide range and business, academic and collaborative interests with local institutions and organizations.

VIU Career Center Orientation, Summer II 2013 – July 17, 2013 at Student Center

VIU Career Center Orientation, Summer II 2013 – July 17, 2013 at Student Center

Ms. Shilpa Sainath, Associate Dean of VIU Student Affairs, set off the seminar with a warm welcome to all attendees. Ms. Sainath introduced the guest speaker Ms. Judy Brannock, an executive career coach, and the founder of The Officium Group. Ms. Brannock has been working as an executive coach, business strategist and organization effectiveness consultant […]

Globalization Leads to New International Direction for U.S. Education

Globalization Leads to New International Direction for U.S. Education

Following the growing trend toward globalizing education, last month, the U.S. Department of Education published a new international education strategy for 2012-2016. This strategy comes on the heels of the second International Summit on the Teaching Profession held on March 14-15, 2012 in New York and the 13th annual International Education Week,November 12-16, 2012. The […]

2012 VIU Thanksgiving Lunch

2012 VIU Thanksgiving Lunch

2012 VIU Thanksgiving Lunch Over 130 students, staff and faculty gathered in the Waples Mill Conference Room for VIU’s traditional Thanksgiving Lunch. The annual event was started in 2007 to introduce our international students to an integral part of American culture and make all of our students, staff and faculty feel at home. VIU Vice-President […]

Gone Global: MBA Edition

Gone Global: MBA Edition

Whether you aspire to be a marketing guru, a Wall Street financier or the founder of the next Google, you just realized you want an MBA. But in this new high-paced globalized world with thousands of programs to choose from how do you get an excellent education that will prepare you for business success without […]

@ VIU | Faculty Spotlight – Jason Cherubini

@ VIU | Faculty Spotlight – Jason Cherubini

For some time now, we have been featuring student voices on the VIU Website and Blog.  It is a nice change of pace to gain faculty perspective on what makes VIU unique, and a wonderful place to study as well.  One of our instructors, Jason Cherubini, talks here about his experiences teaching in the School […]

@ VIU | Student Spotlight: Brenda Callahan

@ VIU | Student Spotlight: Brenda Callahan

One of the lesser known facts about our institution are the financial benefits that we provide to different individuals.  VIU is n authorized provider of Veteran’s benefits to the US Armed Forces.  We are able to offer great opportunities for students to come and study at our institution while receiving great benefits in funding from […]

@VIU | VIU in Collaboration with UACS

@VIU | VIU in Collaboration with UACS

Virginia International University (VIU) and the University American College Skopje (UACS), located in the Skopje, Republic of Macedonia entered into an Academic Collaboration on June 18, 2012, during a signing ceremony hosted at VIU’s campus in Fairfax, Virginia. The agreement focuses on on educational and scholarly cooperation between the universities, as well as in research […]

@ VIU | VIU Commencement Ceremony 2012

@ VIU | VIU Commencement Ceremony 2012

Click play to see a video from VIU’s Graduation Ceremony held on April 28, 2012!

@VIU | VIU Abroad

@VIU | VIU Abroad

Written by Ariunaa Dashtsogt, VIU MBA Student Virginia International University is developing in such a dynamic way. We are improving our cooperation with other universities and educational institutions both domestically and internationally. As VIU builds concrete relationships with universities outside of the United States, we enable many prospective students to receive high quality education that […]

@VIU | VIU Staff Runs Rock N’ Roll Half Marathon

@VIU | VIU Staff Runs Rock N’ Roll Half Marathon

On March 17, 2012 the Rock N Roll Marathon Series came to Washington, DC.  The Rock N Roll Race series travels around the country and allows participants to run in either a half- or full marathon. Additionally, the tour goes to parts of Europe as well. Perhaps, what is really interesting about the marathon series […]