VIU Signs Memorandum of Agreement with Novena University in Nigeria

VIU Signs Memorandum of Agreement with Novena University in Nigeria

During the week of October 8th, 2018 Virginia International University hosted Mr. Chuks Ochonogor, Prochancellor and Chairman of Novena University in Nigeria to discuss potential areas of academic collaboration between both universities.

VIU Faculty Highlight | Dr. Hany Eldeib

VIU Faculty Highlight | Dr. Hany Eldeib

Virginia International University’s Academic Affairs is running a regular VIU Faculty Highlight feature to showcase the variety and expertise of our VIU faculty body. Get to know a little about our faculty and appreciate VIU’s faculty diversity!

VIU Attends Uzbekistan Independance Day Celebration at the Embassy of Uzbekistan

VIU Attends Uzbekistan Independance Day Celebration at the Embassy of Uzbekistan

On Wednesday, October 3, 2018, Dr. Suleyman Bahceci, EVP for University Advancement and Dr. Ron Kovach, VP for Academic Affairs represented Virginia International University (VIU) at the Uzbekistan Independance Day Celebration hosted by the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Washington, DC. The Uzbehistan Independance Day celebration marks the 1991 Uzbekistan declaration of independence from the USSR.

VIU Hosts ESL End of Term Multicultural Potluck

VIU Hosts ESL End of Term Multicultural Potluck

On Wednesday, October 3, 2018, VIU’s School of Language Studies hosted an end of term potluck for the English Language (ESL) students to celebrate the end of the fall I term.  ESL students from a myriad of countries proudly brought in their national cultural dishes for everyone to sample and enjoy. The end of term […]

VIU Hosts Senator Tim Kaine, Senate and House Candidates at Multicultural Chambers Forum

VIU Hosts Senator Tim Kaine, Senate and House Candidates at Multicultural Chambers Forum

VIU proudly hosted the Candidate’s Forum on Sunday, September 30th at our Fairfax, VA campus.  The event was sponsored by the Multicultural Chambers Alliance comprised of the Asian-American Chamber of Commerce, the Northern Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce, and the Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.   Attendees and members of the Press enjoyed a bi-partisan approach […]

VIU Faculty Highlight | Dr. Zelalem Chala, School of Business

VIU Faculty Highlight | Dr. Zelalem Chala, School of Business

Virginia International University’s Academic Affairs is running a regular VIU Faculty Highlight feature to showcase the variety and expertise of our VIU faculty body. Get to know a little about our faculty and appreciate VIU’s faculty diversity!

VIU Attends Higher Education Reception at the Embassy of South Africa

VIU Attends Higher Education Reception at the Embassy of South Africa

  On Thursday, September 27, 2018, Dr. Ron Kovach, Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Dr. Suleyman Bahceci, Executive Vice President for University Advancement, represented Virginia International University (VIU) at the Embassy of South Africa’s reception in Washington, DC celebrating the South Africa-U.S.A Higher Education Workshop aimed at fostering collaboration between both countries.

VIU Welcomes Korean Delegation from the International Youth Fellowship

VIU Welcomes Korean Delegation from the International Youth Fellowship

On Friday, September 21st 2018, Virginia International University hosted a delegation from International Youth Fellowship (IYF) a faith-based non-profit organization headquartered in the state of California.

VIU Faculty Highlight | Dr. Rebecca Sachs, School of Education

VIU Faculty Highlight | Dr. Rebecca Sachs, School of Education

Virginia International University’s Academic Affairs is running a regular VIU Faculty Highlight feature to showcase the variety and expertise of our VIU faculty body. Get to know a little about our faculty and appreciate VIU’s faculty diversity!

How Unique Are You In Managing Conflict?

How Unique Are You In Managing Conflict?

On Thursday, September 20th 2018, the School of Public and International Affairs at Virginia International University (VIU) hosted a dynamic workshop on the topic of conflict management facilitated by retired Federal Mediator, Mr. John A. Wagner. Mr. Wagner was appointed an Alternative Dispute Resolution Specialist for the Agency of Health Care Research and Quality in […]

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Virginia International University supports International Youth Fellowship’s “Christmas Cantata.”

Virginia International University supports International Youth Fellowship’s “Christmas Cantata.”

Deborah Brent, AVP of Local Enrollment Services and Communications, represented the VIU Executive Team at this year’s “Christmas Cantata” VIP Reception on September 19th.

VIU Faculty Highlight | Dr. Saya Sone

VIU Faculty Highlight | Dr. Saya Sone

Virginia International University’s Academic Affairs is running a regular VIU Faculty Highlight feature to showcase the variety and expertise of our VIU faculty body. Get to know a little about our faculty and appreciate VIU’s faculty diversity!

- September 14, 2018

Constitution Day 2018 – A Day to Honor Freedom and Citizenship!

Constitution Day 2018 – A Day to Honor Freedom and Citizenship!

Virginia International University honors Constitution Day 2018 on Monday, September 17th.  The VIU Student Affairs and the Library have planned an educational program that will share the meaning behind the ratification of the US Constitution.

- September 11, 2018

International Literacy 2018!

International Literacy 2018!

What better topic for Virginia International University to honor than international literacy in our world. As an institution of higher learning that serves a diverse student population from all corners of the planet, we see firsthand the positive impact increased education and literacy has on the futures of our students, graduates, and their families.

VIU hosting the Multicultural Chambers Alliance Candidate Forum 2018 on September 30th!

VIU hosting the Multicultural Chambers Alliance Candidate Forum 2018 on September 30th!

Virginia International University will play host to this year’s Candidate Forum 2018 on Sunday, September 30th from 3:30pm to 6:30pm! 

- August 20, 2018

New Student Orientation – The First Step towards Student Success!

New Student Orientation – The First Step towards Student Success!

  New Student Orientation is a widely anticipated event that officially kicks off each semester. August 23, 2018 is the designated Orientation date for Fall I Semester students to start their educational journey at Virginia International University. The Department of Student Affairs orchestrates this event to welcome all new students and introduce them to the […]

- August 6, 2018

Words to the Wise from Current VIU Students to Incoming Fall Semester New Students!

Words to the Wise from Current VIU Students to Incoming Fall Semester New Students!

  As Virginia International University prepares to welcome new incoming students to the Fall 2018 Semester, what better than to elicit advice from those already attending. Transitioning to college is a process, but it is an opportunity to go beyond one’s “Comfort Zone” towards a new direction that expands horizons. VIU students come from across […]

- July 20, 2018

Back to School Season – A Yearly Phenomena!

Back to School Season – A Yearly Phenomena!

When mid-July hits each year, the messaging for “Back to School” goes into full swing. It makes us think “Where did the Summer Go?” The School Buzz is not only evident in advertising and the retail stores, but consumes our thoughts as we have to start preparing for the big day when classes start up […]

- July 11, 2018

Scholarships are Financial Options for Those Who Take the Time to Apply!

Scholarships are Financial Options for Those Who Take the Time to Apply!

  Applying for Scholarships does not need to be cumbersome. So much scholarship aid goes unclaimed every year in the United States, just because students choose to not take the time to apply. This should never be the case as scholarships can often make the path to higher education an affordable reality. One does not […]

- June 29, 2018

Memories of our Travels to Mongolia

Memories of our Travels to Mongolia

Every year, Virginia International University makes it a habit to visit our partner institutions, host Alumni Gatherings, share news and updates with local media outlets, attend college fairs, and award scholarships to new students in countries around the world. Maintaining strong global connections is what defines VIU’s mission as a destination university for students from […]