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’s da Vinci Center is hosting an information session on its Master of Product Innovation program, Wednesday, October 24, from 5:00p to 6:30p in E4229 Engineering East Hall. Individuals interested in the fall 2013 class on a a part-time or full-time basis are encouraged to attend (note that all classes are in the evening). For
Every semester the dean’s office makes a call out to all faculty to put forward proposals for cross-disciplinary courses. This is the result of requests from you, students, to have access to other disciplines. There’s a really good lineup for Spring. The listing is below, and you may find these ARTS 491 courses under “Arts
Welcome Back Undergraduates! I hope you all had a great summer! For those of you that are new, welcome! We’re so happy you’re here with us. If you’re returning, this will serve as a refresher: Did you know there is a resource section for you at arts.vcu.edu/students, with everything from a link for scholarship info
Hello Undergraduates! Again welcome back. Another quick email to let you know about some of the nitty gritty deadlines you’re about to face. As a reminder, add/drop is the first seven calendar days of a semester, (Fall 2012 add/drop and late registration is August 23-29) This is how it works: Wednesday August 29th is the
Hello Undergraduates, Opportunities keep coming in that I can’t help but let you know about. The following course has a time change: Creative Entrepreneurship ARTS 491-006 Fridays, 9-11:30A, Pollak 321 3 credits Students engage their creative thinking abilities, processes and methodologies to identify needs, and transform opportunities into sustainable business ventures. Students evaluate entrepreneurial
Feminist And Queer Theoretical Approaches To Contemporary Visual ArtFall 201227375 WMNS 491 002 3 creditsTR 11:00 am-12:15 pmSandra Burke (P) 01/17-05/05 HIBBS 0262 This class will examine a selection of contemporary artworks and look to understand their intersection with gender and sexuality, as well as race, class, and nationality. We will analyze the work in