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.
I know that we have a lot of students from Maggie Walker, and there’s been a lot of interest in cleaning up these beautiful historic cemeteries in the city and surrounding. If you are free on May 7th and would love to give in this way, please see the information below. The Evergreen Cemetery Clean Up
I love this program. I mean…the opportunity to use that space for whatever you want…for it to belong to you, is pretty great. I loved what happened at the Depot Gallery last summer, and am very much looking forward to seeing it again this year. Apply away! Think BIG! Last year’s Space Grant program was
GRAIN is a student run exhibition group. They are organizing a one-night only exhibition and they want YOU to submit! This show will embrace new media artists and showcase time-based works revolving around the theme of digital texture and quality. The submissions are due by April 20th, and they must be digital time-based works that
Our friends at the American Red Cross supply blood to VCU, and they still need about 200 more blood donors! If you have time TODAY (Wednesday) or Thursday please consider attending one of these life-saving events. Yup, free t-shirts! Days/Times: Wednesday, April 13th at the Commons Ballroom 10-4pm Thursday, April 14th at the Cathedral Parish Hall
Interns with The Smithsonian Associates are offered unique opportunities to learn about all aspects of educational programming for both adults and children, while contributing extensively to one of the world’s great cultural institutions. Intern projects are designed to benefit both the Institution and complement the intern’s own interests, skills, and experience. Internships are open to
1708 is seeking a few interns for the summer! The internship is part-time and unpaid, but can qualify for school credit depending on the students department. The ideal candidate is someone who is currently earning a BFA or has recently earned a BFA and is a motivated, self-starter that has a passion for Contemporary art
Calling all dancers, musicians, performers and more! Community Room, a Richmond-based art organization, is holding a micro east-coast tour this summer. The tour will span Richmond, Philadelphia, and Baltimore during June and July. We will kick off in Richmond at Sediment Gallery on June 3rd. Currently, we are holding a call for entries for this
Bethesda’s Arts and Entertainment District has invited artists living in Washington D.C., Maryland, or Virginia to partake in The Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards. The Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards was established by Carol Trawick in 2003. Ms. Trawick has served as a community activist for more than 25 years in downtown Bethesda.
Wanted: Performance Artists, Artwork, Clothing, Models, Spoken Word Artists, Poetry, Short Stories Storytellers, Musicians, Crafts, Singers, Dancers, etc. Art Call Information: VCU Students for Social Action, VCU Green Unity, VCU Environmental Coalition, Chesapeake Climate Action Network and VA Chapter Sierra Club are uniting to bring attention to climate disruption here in Richmond, VA through the arts. We are looking for art
Much like NID, VCU has a partnership with K’arts in Seoul South Korea. We have faculty here at VCUarts that have a relationship with this highly regarded institution so I’m pleased that we can pass this opportunity on to students. To learn about K’arts and the application process please go here. If you have
Matt Woolman, our Executive Director of Entrepreneurship has been working on this certificate for a long time. He’s a pro at identifying need, and finding partners to fill it. In this case, it’s creating a program to help you bring your skills to the next level. The Advanced Media Production Technology (AMPT) certificate program is
If you’re going to be in the DC area over the summer, I strongly encourage you to apply for this internship. Summer is a perfect time to get hands on experience, and the bonus is that this is actually PAID. We all have bills…right? My name is Audrey Pfund and I’m the Associate