@ 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 in Collaboration with UACS

@VIU | VIU in Collaboration with UACS

Virginia International University (VIU) and the University American College Skopje (UACS), located in the Skopje, Republic of Macedonia entered into an Academic Collaboration on June 18, 2012, during a signing ceremony hosted at VIU’s campus in Fairfax, Virginia. The agreement focuses on on educational and scholarly cooperation between the universities, as well as in research […]

@ 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 […]

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 […]

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 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 | 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 […]

@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 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 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 […]

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 […]