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 […]

- June 14, 2018

Best Colleges.com ranks VIU as #1 for Online Education in the Commonwealth of Virginia

Best Colleges.com ranks VIU as #1 for Online Education in the Commonwealth of Virginia

VIU was recently honored as the Top Online Education School in Virginia by Best Colleges.com. The ranking assesses affordability, graduation rates, and location.  VIU earned a ranking score of 83.19% and topped all other online programs in Virginia.  You can Study Anywhere, Anytime with VIU Online as we make higher education convenient per your learning […]

- June 13, 2018

Announcing VIU’s New Alumni Portal to Stay Connected!

Announcing VIU’s New Alumni Portal to Stay Connected!

Ms. Robyn Taylor, Director of Career Services and Alumni Relations, heads up Virginia International University’s Alumni Relations program that allows graduates to stay connected and engaged with their Alma Mater. VIU Alumni are just part of our extended campus family as they venture to the next phase of their professional journey. The ties are still […]

- June 8, 2018

VIU’s Diversity Series Hosts its Annual Iftar Dinner 2018!

VIU’s Diversity Series Hosts its Annual Iftar Dinner 2018!

The Student Affairs Department at VIU did a wonderful job hosting the Annual Iftar Dinner recognizing the Holy Month of Ramadan that is part of our Diversity Series at the university on June 6th. The program included a prestigious panel of Interfaith Community Leaders that shared their perspectives on the meaning of fasting across the […]

- June 1, 2018

VIU President attends the NAFSA 2018 Conference in Philadelphia, PA

VIU President attends the NAFSA 2018 Conference in Philadelphia, PA

  Dr. Isa Sarac, President, is representing Virginia International University at the annual NAFSA Conference in Philadelphia. NAFSA stands for the National Association of Foreign Student Advisers and its headquarters is based in New York City. With more than 10,000 members worldwide, NAFSA: Association of International Educators is the leading organization committed to international education […]

- May 23, 2018

VIU Pays Tribute to Memorial Day 2018!

VIU Pays Tribute to Memorial Day 2018!

Memorial Day or formerly referred to as Decoration Day is one of the federal holidays in the United States for remembering those individuals who perished while serving in the Armed Forces of this country. The Memorial Day holiday is currently observed every year on the last Monday of May. It will be recognized this year […]

- May 17, 2018

VIU Recognizes Indian Heritage as an Event Sponsor of Two Major Area Festivals

VIU Recognizes Indian Heritage as an Event Sponsor of Two Major Area Festivals

Virginia International University has welcomed and educated students from India since 1998.  Our students of Indian heritage have been an integral part of our campus community over the years. VIU takes pride in the contributions of our Indian students who are campus leaders through our Student Organizations, as Community Volunteers, as Student Workers, and as […]

- May 9, 2018

VIU Recognizes National Teacher Appreciation Week

VIU Recognizes National Teacher Appreciation Week

Virginia International University wants to honor our faculty by recognizing their contributions to the university and to the students they educate for their futures. National Teacher Appreciation Week is recognized May 7th through the 11th with May 8th being the actual National Teacher Appreciation Day. This week is dedicated to thanking those teachers who give […]

VIU Around the Globe: Nepal

VIU Around the Globe: Nepal

Mr. Prashish Shrestha, Executive Vice President of Business Development and IT, represented VIU at the Education USA Forum and Student Fair in Kathmandu, Nepal from January 31 until February 2, 2018.  VIU was among 71 US-based universities who attended the fair and met with over 2,100 prospective students interested in pursuing higher education in the […]