Dean Bilgin, VIU School of Public & International Affairs Featured on Fairfax Public Access

Dr Klara Bilgin, Dean of Virginia International University’s School of Public & International Affairs was a guest speaker on Fairfax Public Access (channel 10) Inside Scoop show on August 6, 2018 at 8pm EST. Dr. Bilgin was invited to speak about Russia, President Putin, and the current U.S-Russia situation with Inside Scoop host Cesar.

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Dr. Bilgin (left) and Dr. Watson (right) with representative at the Embassy of the Republic of Moldova

As part of Virginia International University’s ongoing strategic outreach to DC-area embassies, Dr. Klara Bilgin, Dean of of the School of Public & International Affairs and Dr. Kymm Watson, Dean of the School of Business visited the embassy of the Republic of Moldova to discuss areas of possible academic collaboration.

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 In more ways than we can recall, imagination plays a pivotal role in our daily endeavors, to the extent that the successes we achieve have been enabled through the influence of imagination. Without our consciousness or permission, we tend to respond to challenges by first forming, conjuring or perceiving words, images, structures and processes; make affirmation or confirmation about a target objective, and then tend to act out in concert with the quiet but powerful force called imagination. 

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VIU Tiger

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 the globe and journey beyond culture in pursuit of their life’s ambitions. Taking risks for one’s future is part of life and it can produce positive outcomes. Being mentally prepared, organized, and ready for change are some first steps in the transition process.

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Congratulations! You recently graduated from college and have often wondered how your life should proceed here on. Of the many subject areas you studied and excelled in, you remain curious about what it takes to work in projects, rather! So strong is your curiosity that you visited two construction projects in your city to observe how work is ordered and performed.  

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