My name is Jody Symula. I am the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs here at VCUarts. What does that mean? What does the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs do? Essentially I’m here to help you, advocate for you, and help create new (and streamline current) processes to help guarantee you have a great experience at VCUarts, as well as a smooth transition to the world of work. I am also a source of information about University policies, advising questions as well as opportunities.
I have earned an Associate in Science in Culinary Arts from Johnson & Wales University, a Bachelor of Art with a concentration in Painting from Humboldt State University, and a Master of Fine Arts with a concentration in Painting & Printmaking from VCUarts.
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Hands down the best way to get in touch with me is via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you would rather call, my direct line is: 804.828.9313.
You can find Jeanette Hickl, Career & Industry Advisor at VCU Career Services (University Student Commons, 1st floor) M-F from 8:30-5 for appointments and from 1-3 on Fridays for drop-in hours in the fall semester.
To schedule an appointment to meet with her at VCU Career Services, please visit careers.vcu.edu and click on HireVCURams on the right hand side.
I am so pleased to welcome Piper Marshall, this years juror for the Undergraduate Fine Arts Exhibition. While on campus, in lieu of a standard talk, she requested to host a round table discussion. Want to know about the life of a curator, living in New York, or how to land a gallery show? This is
mOb jOb 9: the depot, 814 w broad st As part of Tasmeem Doha 2017, mOb will explore ideas of place-making and community in a disruptive and collaborative co-occupation of the conference space in Doha and the Depot in Richmond. Join us as we construct the majlis, from pattern to structure, in real time along
Forgotten News, Forgotten Names March 3, 7:00 – 9:00pm Grace Street Theater Forgotten News, Forgotten Names boldly presents a short film “Hell You Talmbout,” that artfully addresses police violence, racial injustice, the Black Lives Matter movement through spoken word, and a tap dance performance by Seattle’s Northwest Tap Connection choreographed by hip hop instructor Shakiah
The VCUarts Summer Intensive team is looking for students to serve as counselors for high school students living and taking classes on campus July 9-28. We are looking for enthusiastic, upper level School of the Arts students to serve as ambassadors for VCU, and serve as guides for the students. If you are energetic and
Join SACI’s Assistant Director of Graduate Recruitment on Tuesday, February 21 at 10:00 AM in The Depot, room 2003 to learn more about SACI’s Post-Bac Certificate in Conservation. This unique program offers students hands-on experience and has proven success for students seeking a career in conservation. During the meeting Jamie will giving a presentation about
This May, our Commencement crowd will look a little different than in years past as we unveil updated academic regalia. The attached image features the refreshed options for bachelor, masters and academic doctorate students. Our new regalia will show VCU pride in graduation photos as well as at Commencement ceremonies across the world by
It is time again to announce our funded fellowship opportunities for undergraduates interested in conducting research during the summer of 2017! In addition to the UROP Fellowships we are again pleased to offer fellowships funded by the Center for Clinical and Translational Research, the Division of Community Engagement, the Global Education Office,and the Division for
I’ll admit it. I have a crush on the Wassaic Project. Every time I get this call I spend a bit of time on their website, wishing I could apply. I’m glad they stay in touch, below is a listing of opportunities for gaining great connections and experience. PROGRAMMING Work with a group of young,
VCUarts is currently accepting applications for the John Roos, Covington and William B. Clopton Scholarships. Please take a moment to review these award opportunities that are open to full-time VCUarts students. Applications must be submitted online using the links below by end of day Friday, March 3, 2017, to be considered. Contact your department with
Applications for the 2017 Education Abroad Scholarships are now open. These include the Airfare Voucher Award, Presidential International Education Award, and Randi Buerlein Scholarship. Details on eligibility and application requirements are posted on our website here. Please contact Erin Robson (email@example.com) if you have any questions about the scholarships or issues submitting applications. Applications are