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.
Questions? Email Matt Woolman, Executive Director of Entrepreneurship in the Center for the Creative Economy at email@example.com. Enjoy and good luck! Submit your application for admission into ARTS 353 here. Please note that you will still need to register for the course, the online form does not register you.
The Undergraduate Research Grant is open and accepting applications. If you’re interested in applying, I encourage you to do two things: Look at past funded projects and get feedback on your application. Trust me, it’ll help! Enjoy and think big! The Undergraduate Student Research Grant program provides $25,000 in funding per year with
Division for Inclusive Excellence Student Social Justice Fund The Division has established an award to fund four student teams to create and implement innovative solutions for social justice issues during summer and fall 2017. Called the Student Social Justice Fund, this opportunity will award $2,000 to each student team and $500 for each faculty/staff mentor.
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
The Dean’s International Study Grant is now open and accepting applications! The deadline for you to apply is 11:59pm on January 23rd 2017. If you want to pitch ideas, learn more about the grant, and get tips on your application, I highly highly highly recommend you attend one of my workshops, below: December 2nd, 12:00
We know and LOVE this grant. If you’re interested in applying, I encourage you to do two things: Look at past recipients projects and get feedback on your application. Trust me, it’ll help! Enjoy thinking, dreaming and applying! The Undergraduate Student Research Grant program provides $25,000 in funding per year with the purpose
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship program is a vital source of funding for the visual arts and art history in Virginia. VMFA is committed to supporting professional artists and art students who demonstrate exceptional creative ability in their chosen discipline and, as such has awarded nearly $5.5 million to Virginia’s artists since
The Global Education Office offers a number of funding opportunities to encourage VCU students to pursue a portion of their academic studies abroad. More funding information, including a list of national study abroad scholarships, can be found in the Funding Options section of the Education Abroad website. For the 2015-2016 academic year, GEO is
2016 VCU Venture Creation Competition The VCU Venture Creation Competition, which launched back in November, is still accepting applications. Teams can win awards up to $4,000 for their venture or product ideas! Registration closes on February 8, 2015. Register here: http://www.davincicenter.vcu.edu/vcc_registration/
Bobby Chandler Internship Program The Valentine’s Bobby Chandler Internship program is generously funded by the Kip Kephard Foundation and the Henry Valentine Fund. This summer, up to six funded internships will be awarded. A minimum commitment of 150 hours is required and an honorarium of $1000 will be provided upon completion. Funded internships are
We are 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 4, 2016, to be considered. Contact your department with