- February 3, 2015

VFF: Teaching Online: Design, Delivery, and Management

VFF: Teaching Online: Design, Delivery, and Management

The School of Education at Virginia International University welcomes all to join us for an upcoming event in our Voices from the Field speaker series: a presentation entitled Teaching Online: Design, Delivery, and Management by Gorky Cruz, Director of the Center for Language Exploration, Acquisition, and Research at American University

@ VIU | Student Spotlight: Brenda Callahan

@ VIU | Student Spotlight: Brenda Callahan

One of the lesser known facts about our institution are the financial benefits that we provide to different individuals.  VIU is n authorized provider of Veteran’s benefits to the US Armed Forces.  We are able to offer great opportunities for students to come and study at our institution while receiving great benefits in funding from […]

@ 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

VIU Oriental Club Holds First Meeting at Thanksgiving Luncheon

VIU Oriental Club Holds First Meeting at Thanksgiving Luncheon

We are happy to announce that VIU Students have formed a new student organization : The Oriental Club. This club represents East Asian students studying at VIU and includes students from Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Mongolia, Hong Kong, Macau, North Korea, Taiwan, and China. More than 100 students of oriental descent are presently studying at […]

@VIU | Pioneer Club – Achieving Excellence in Your Career

@VIU | Pioneer Club – Achieving Excellence in Your Career

On Tuesday November 8, 2011 the Pioneer Club welcomed Dr. Laura Hills, President of Blue Pencil Institute, to Virginia International University to address students, staff, and faculty on the topic of excellence.  Dr. Hills gave students the opportunity to create their own Personal Excellence Plan by asking self assessment questions and encouraging group discussions.   Dr. […]

- November 7, 2011

@VIU | Ambassador of Nepal to the USA Visits VIU

@VIU | Ambassador of Nepal to the USA Visits VIU

On Thursday November 3, 2011 the School of Business and President Dr. Isa Sarac welcomed the Ambassador of Nepal, Dr. Shankar P. Sharma to Virginia International University to address students, staff, and faculty.  The Ambassador’s message on Competitiveness in Globalization resonated with many students in the School of Business who are currently studying in Global […]

- 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!

- August 28, 2011

@ VIU | VIU President & Senator Chap Peterse

@ VIU | VIU President & Senator Chap Peterse

  VIU President, Dr. Isa Sarac attended a local community event on Saturday August 20, 2010.  At the event he was able to speak with Virginia State Senator for the 34th District, Chap Petersen. Senator Petersen’s district includes Fairfax, Virginia, where VIU is located. Please note: As an independent, not-for-profit university, VIU in no way […]

- July 19, 2011

Topics in Higher Education | How to Succeed as an Online Learner

Topics in Higher Education | How to Succeed as an Online Learner

Online Education is an increasingly popular option for students in higher education.  The flexibility afforded to students is one of the many attractive things about online learning, and there is something to be said for working around our own schedules. In my dealings with academic officers at VIU, I have come across a world of […]