- October 6, 2017

Dr. Sarac on Khan’s Digital World

Dr. Sarac on Khan’s Digital World

On October 5, 2017, Dr. Sarac was a guest speaker to MHz GTV’s Khan’s Digital World TV Show to talk about Virginia International University and discuss Higher Education in the Digital World.

- September 15, 2017

VIU Travels

VIU Travels

During the month of September, VIU is traveling across the globe meeting with students, organizations, schools, and partners!

- September 14, 2017

VIU hosts round table on Ethical Leading

VIU hosts round table on Ethical Leading

On Wednesday, September 13th, VIU hosted The Invisible Hand in Ethical Leading: Uncovering the Enablers, Barriers, and Strategies for ‘The Ethical Everyday.’

- September 6, 2017

Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

After devastating Hurricane Harvey hit the Gulf Coast on August 26, thousands of people have lost their homes and businesses. Even though the hurricane has passed, it will take months of work and billions of dollars to restore the communities that are impacted by the hurricane’s devastation. Thus it is important to provide continuous support […]

Tips to help you get a fall internship

Tips to help you get a fall internship

Often students do not give much consideration to internships during the fall semester, often thinking that they only happen in the summer time. However, many organizations and companies offer unpaid and even paid intern positions throughout the year!

- June 29, 2017

Make the most out of your July 4th

Make the most out of your July 4th

Independence Day, also known as the 4th of July, is a United State federal holiday commemorating the historic event of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, 241 years ago on July 4, 1776. That day the Continental Congress declared that the 13 American colonies regarded themselves as a new nation, the United States of […]

- June 20, 2017

Cover Letter Tips

Cover Letter Tips

Whether you are graduating, looking for a job, or for an internship; you probably have already faced the challenges of writing a good cover letter that won`t make you look like an uncreative “cut-and-paster,” but will help you to stand out as a promising candidate among other young professionals.

- May 5, 2017

Graduation Speaker: Xabier Osa Mendes

Graduation Speaker: Xabier Osa Mendes

I remember sitting at the graduation ceremony for my best friend´s graduation and as the ceremony went by, they called the student speaker. Here he was, speaking to some of the most influential students in the world. I was not a student at the moment, but he had an impact on me.

- May 4, 2017

Graduation Student Speaker: Vinita Vijay Rao

Graduation Student Speaker: Vinita Vijay Rao

Well, we did it. We all have achieved one major milestone in our lives: we are graduates now!

- May 2, 2017

Important Graduation Reminders

Important Graduation Reminders

Hey, Graduates! Your 2017 Commencement Ceremony is only days away. To ensure you are prepared for graduation we have prepared this ceremony checklist for you.

- April 27, 2017

How to Dress for Graduation

How to Dress for Graduation

Graduation is right around the corner! For those who are graduating, the commencement ceremony is a significant occasion and you want to make sure you look good for this memorable day! The graduation ceremony will take around four to five hours and is a combination of standing and sitting. Make sure your dress comfortably albeit […]

- April 21, 2017

Business Casual vs. Business Professional

Business Casual vs. Business Professional

Whether you’re interviewing for an internship, a full-time career, or attending a job fair it’s important to understand how you dress for on a particular occasion- whether it is business professional or business casual style. Your clothing will have a major impact on how the people view you.

Today’s Big Q: How to Survive Final Exams

Today’s Big Q: How to Survive Final Exams

It’s final exam time! Exams are a significant part, not only of the class but also on your final grades. No matter how difficult an exam may be, you should strive to do the best you can do. Here are a few practices that will help you survive finals.

- April 6, 2017

Hello Spring!

Hello Spring!

Spring has finally arrived at VIU and there are many fun and exciting things to do this April! We’ve put together a great list of things to do to get out of the house and enjoy the wonderful warm weather this spring.

Ace Your Midterms with These Easy Tips and Tricks

Ace Your Midterms with These Easy Tips and Tricks

Winter is fading into spring, which means midterms are right around the corner at VIU. Here are a few quick tips to help you get through and ace your midterms.

Virginia is for Lovers

Virginia is for Lovers

Valentine’s Day is over but the sentiment of love and showing compassion for each other remains. So does Valentine’s Day actually have anything to do with why “Virginia is for Lovers?” Valentine’s Day remembers St. Valentine, who was persecuted for secretly marrying couples after it was forbidden.

- February 21, 2017

Technology and Learning for Language Students

Technology and Learning for Language Students

By Dr. Rebecca Sachs According to Conole (2008), many students appear to be autonomously “creating their own social networks to support their learning” (p. 135), and several studies have shown that learners tend to have favorable attitudes toward the use of communication technologies in language classes.

- February 2, 2017

VIU Statement on Recent White House Executive Order

VIU Statement on Recent White House Executive Order

Good Morning VIU Community, As you may have heard, last Friday January 27, 2017 the President of the United States signed an Executive Order addressing immigrant, non-immigrant, and refugee entry into our country. In short, the order places a 90-day ban on the entry of individuals from seven countries, as well as a 120-day ban on […]

- January 27, 2017

2017 is the Year of the Rooster

2017 is the Year of the Rooster

“My favorite Chinese New Year tradition is the hanging of the red lanterns.” – Praneeth, India “I like visiting my relatives’ families on the Lunar New Year. Actually, it is called Tsagaan Sar which means White Moon. Visiting our relatives enables us to see the new members of the extended families. My favorite cuisine is […]

- January 18, 2017

Inauguration Information and Tips

Inauguration Information and Tips

On January 20th, the United States of America will swear in the 45th president. VIU’s northern Virginia location, only 30 minutes outside of Washington DC, provides students the opportunity to witness the event first hand. The official Oaths of Office for the President and Vice-President will take place around noon on Jan. 20th at the […]