- August 17, 2018

VIU Visits Embassy of Portugal to Explore Areas of Academic Collaboration

VIU Visits Embassy of Portugal to Explore Areas of Academic Collaboration

  Virginia International University’s Academic Affairs team, Dr. Ron Kovach, Vice President, and Ms. Tanith Fowler Corsi, M.A, visited the Embassy of Portugal in Washington, DC as part of the University’s ongoing strategic embassy outreach initiative.

- August 9, 2018

International Flavors at the VIU End of Summer ESL Potluck

International Flavors at the VIU End of Summer ESL Potluck

Virginia International University’s end of summer ESL potluck brought a medley of flavors to the table as students from 8 countries – Ethiopia, Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Turkey, and Mongolia – shared their national traditional dishes and stories with VIU fellow students and instructors.

- July 19, 2018

VIU Regional Scholarships Still Available for Fall 2018!

VIU Regional Scholarships Still Available for Fall 2018!

Applications are still being accepted for Virginia International University Regional Scholarships. VIU is offering up to 18 scholarships to incoming fall students from the following countries: – North America and the Caribbean – Central and South America – Sub-Saharan Africa – East Asia and the Pacific – Europe and Eurasia – Middle-East and North Africa […]

VIU is now a member of Virginia Consortium of Quality Matters (QM)

VIU is now a member of Virginia Consortium of Quality Matters (QM)

  Virginia International University is committed to ensuring that its online courses and programs employ best practices based on the existing research literature. Course-development goals are focused on ensuring the highest levels of student learning, interaction, and engagement.

VIU Visits the Embassy of Croatia

VIU Visits the Embassy of Croatia

On the heels of Croatia’s World Cup achievements, Dr. Kovach, VIU Vice President for Academic Affairs and Ms. Fowler Corsi, Academic Affairs, visited the Embassy of Croatia in Washington, DC to discuss possible academic collaboration with universities in Croatia. This latest European embassy visit is part of VIU’s strategic summer embassy outreach designed to create […]

- July 13, 2018

From the Balkans to the Baltics: VIU Embassy Outreach Visits

From the Balkans to the Baltics: VIU Embassy Outreach Visits

As part of VIU’s ongoing strategic outreach to Washington, DC-based embassies, Dr. Klara Bilgin, Dean of VIU’s School of Public & International Affairs, and Ms. Tanith Fowler Corsi, VIU Academic Affairs, recently took a tour from the Balkans to the Baltics by visiting the embassy of Bulgaria (Dr. Bilgin’s home country) and the embassy of […]

- July 10, 2018

VIU Offers Innovative Summer STEM Boot Camps

VIU Offers Innovative Summer STEM Boot Camps

This summer, VIU’s School of Computer Information Systems offered a first-time STEM boot camp geared to Washington, D.C-area high schools students in grades 9 to 12. The STEM boot camp was designed to challenge and engage high school students interested in the cutting-edge fields of Cybersecurity, Coding and Artificial Intelligence. The VIU Summer STEM boot […]

VIU Welcomes New Academic Affairs Coordinator

VIU Welcomes New Academic Affairs Coordinator

In June 2018, the VIU Academic Affairs community was pleased to welcome Ms. Tanith Fowler Corsi as its new Academic Affairs Coordinator. Ms. Fowler Corsi brings over twenty years of experience working in international higher education at universities, non-profit organizations, and international education companies. She has worked extensively in education abroad at George Mason University […]

Google Developer Challenge Scholarship Recipient

Google Developer Challenge Scholarship Recipient

Mr. Deepak Gyawali is the recipient of a 2018 Google Developer Challenge Scholarship. The scholarship is a partnership between Udacity and Google to provide resources for people to meet current development demands.

@ 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 | 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 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 […]

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 […]