@ 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 | 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 […]

Topics in International Education | Is World Power Shifting East: Impacts on the West and the Rest?

Topics in International Education | Is World Power Shifting East: Impacts on the West and the Rest?

Reported by VIU MBA Student, Ariunaa Dashtsogt Louis Armstrong’s signature piece, “What A Wonderful World” filled the auditorium as hundreds filed in for Dr. Jennifer Bailey’s lecture “Is World Power Shifting East?” on a sunny Sunday afternoon in Silver Spring, Maryland. At the front of the auditorium, Dr. Bailey stood resplendent in a technicolor, gold-embroidered, […]

@VIU | Annual Cherry Blossom Visit!

@VIU | Annual Cherry Blossom Visit!

Today marks the official beginning of the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, DC! Each year, VIU students travel the short 20 miles from our university into Washington, DC to view the beautiful Cherry Blossom trees on the National Mall.  For those of you who aren’t aware, those trees have a rich history. In 1912 […]

@ VIU | VIU Launches Summer Institute for Professional Development

@ VIU | VIU Launches Summer Institute for Professional Development

Virginia International University (VIU), located in Fairfax, Virginia the launch of Professional Development Workshops for Business Leaders and Academicians, designed to help prepare participants to teach and conduct business in English language settings. The Program is designed for participants who already possess a general proficiency in the English language. Our six-week program has been divided […]

VIU Student Earns PMP Certification

VIU Student Earns PMP Certification

VIU is very proud to announce that MBA Student, Dixon Peters has earned his Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI).  PMI is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1969. PMI has over 600,000 members and operates in approximately 185 countries worldwide. PMI is the premier institute in awarding PMP […]

10 Tips on how to Pay for College!

10 Tips on how to Pay for College!

In the past five years, the face of the global economy has seen drastic shifts. There have been major financial crises in what is generally considered the world’s top-performing countries ranging from housing market crashes, to increased unemployment rates, to unpredictability in the stock exchange, and heightened oil prices.  The United States has been no […]

@VIU | School of Online Education Lowers Tuition Rates

@VIU | School of Online Education Lowers Tuition Rates

VIU’s School of Online Education is proud to announce that we have lowered our tuition rates for all programs and courses offered online! Due to a decrease in costs required to run online courses, the School of Online Education has made the decision to greatly lower our per-credit hour tuition rates.  Tuition rates for the […]

Finding A Sense of Direction

Finding A Sense of Direction

This post was written by new VIU Blog Contributor, Gabriela Pereira. Gabriela is pursuing her MBA in International Business at VIU. Join me in welcoming Gabriela’s thoughts and words on VIU’s Blog! I recently had to develop a “personal business plan” for the International Business Strategy class that is part of my MBA program this […]

@ VIU | Student Voices: Ananya Singhaputra

@ VIU | Student Voices: Ananya Singhaputra

“Student Voices” is a personal space and platform available to Virginia International University Students wherein individuals are invited to share their goals, intentions, and thoughts with the others.  We sit down with VIU Students and allow them to share experiences, life stories, and their ideas with their peers. “Student Voices” will serve as one of […]

- October 27, 2011

@ VIU | VIU President Visits Embassy of Tunisia

@ VIU | VIU President Visits Embassy of Tunisia

VIU President, Dr. Isa Sarac visited the Embassy of Tunisia on Friday October 21, 2011 to introduce Virginia International University to the Ambassador Mr. Mohamed Salah Tekaya and the First Secretary Ms. Faten Bahri. The Ambassador emphasized an importance of youth education in Tunisia, where recently free elections were held for the first time in […]

- October 12, 2011

@ VIU | ‘Colors of America’ Visit VIU!

@ VIU | ‘Colors of America’ Visit VIU!

VIU on Mongolian TV On October 7, 2011 Colors of America, one of the popular programs of Ulaanbaatar Broadcasting System which is the second largest channel in Mongolia, visited at VIU. One of VIU’s Mongolian students, Undraa Togosbold participated in this program in order to introduce our school and students’ life in the USA. Ms.Undraa […]

- September 28, 2011

@ VIU | Sports Club

@ VIU | Sports Club

The fall semester here at VIU is moving right along! There have been some great events at the university, with many more coming up. With the beginning of the new semester, comes the beginning of our activities, including student clubs! This year, we have added a new club to the list – the VIU Sports […]

- September 12, 2011

Topics in Higher Education | Social Media & Higher Education

Topics in Higher Education | Social Media & Higher Education

Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, LinkedIn, Badoo, FourSquare, Hi5, Orkut, Pinterest….the list goes on. These are a few of the, literally, hundreds of social media sites that today’s digital generation are using. I sat down today to write a post for this blog, and I got to thinking about social media in general. The way it connects […]

- September 3, 2011

@ VIU | Fall 2011 New Student Orientation

@ VIU | Fall 2011 New Student Orientation

I want to take a moment to send my most sincere welcome to all of our new and returning students at VIU for the fall 2011 semester! I know that each and every staff & faculty member and all administrators are so enthused that each of you has chosen to further your education here at […]

- August 31, 2011

@VIU | Feature in Education USA Newsletter

@VIU | Feature in Education USA Newsletter

VIU was featured in this week’s copy of the EducationUSA Newsletter! The feature focused on Fairfax County Police Officer Twombly’s speech to incoming students for the fall 2011.  Click Here to visit the EducationUSA site and read the article!

Topics in International Education | Culture Shock

Topics in International Education | Culture Shock

With each new academic year, thousands of students at the collegiate level make their way out of their homes and set out on a  new chapter of life in another country. Some leave bustling cities for a rural town, while others leave a dilapidated village with its own sense of community. Some come from places […]