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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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.
VCU Education Abroad is holding a Gilman Scholarship Writing Workshop for students interested in applying to the Gilman International Scholarship. The workshop will be held on Friday, January 30, 12pm -2pm in the Commons Alumni Board Room. The Gilman scholarship offers awards for undergraduate students with limited financial means to pursue study abroad. The workshop will provide
My colleague, Herb Hill has sent this opportunity below. I hope it’s of interest, I know many of you across disciplines are doing research not only through the grant programs we already have here on campus but independently as well. This is a great venue for you to share it. Organized by the Undergraduate Research Opportunities
Add/drop is the first seven days of the semester. For Spring 2014 it is January 12-18. Please check in with eServices, print out your schedule, and make sure that every course you are attending is on your schedule. You can not attend a course that is not on your schedule. The dates described in
Just a reminder that the last day to withdraw is October 31. It’s outlined on the academic calendar, but it’s always good to mention it here. If you have a hold on your account you can withdraw in person at the Student Services Center in Harris Hall during office hours. If your instructor submitted a
mOb is looking for makers! Could be makers from any discipline, even music, although some hand skills are preferred. This is a great community of doers so if it fits your schedule and interests jump in! Questions? Contact Kristin directly!
All of these courses can be found here under ‘ARTS Cross-Disciplinary’ here at the schedule of classes. Questions? Please touch base with the instructors directly. Sustainable Materials SCPT 491 006, CRN 32022: F 12:00 pm – 1:50 pm, 1 credit 1/23/15 – 2/20/15 Open to all studio arts majors Instructor: Anthony BroznaThis five-week course presents a
Dear VCUarts students: If you are approaching graduation and are thinking of a career as an art teacher, consider earning your master’s degree and teaching license through the Art Education department at VCU. We will be holding an info session for prospective students that will allow you to learn about the program, see the facilities,
Considering graduate school? All in or not sure? It’s all good, these two events may help you sort through it all. If you are considering the Idealist Grad Fair, the link to the site is here. A good tip is do your research before you go. There are 249 schools that I see right now
Add/drop is the first seven days (5 class days) of the semester. For Fall 2014 it is August 21-27. Please check in with eServices, print out your schedule, and make sure that every course you are attending is on your schedule. You can not attend a course that is not on your schedule.
Ms. Kimberly Guthrie from the Department of Fashion Design and Merchandising forwarded me this opportunity. It’s not for credit, so no worries about having to pay though tuition and fees and the arts differential! VCU Fashion is excited to offer our first FASHION DRAWING WORKSHOP taught by Steven Broadway. This class is designed for current fashion
Communication Arts: One section of Visual Studies: Drawing in the Dept of Comm Arts is now open to non-majors. Just email our Program Coordinator, Deborah Van Buren, for an override email@example.com) Info Below: COAR 200 Sec 003 #16628 Meets Tuesday and Thursday 9:30-11:50AM Music: Open to School of the Arts by request or with permission: APPL 200 sections