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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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.
Art Student Library Use Survey Invitation VCU Arts students are invited to participate in the Art Student Library Use Survey. In this online survey, students will be asked questions about their awareness and use of VCU libraries resources. The goal is to discover both overarching and unique usage patterns by discipline. This information can facilitate
Calling all muralists for work in exchange for food and a possible stipend. All you need is below, please reach out to John Vick (email@example.com) directly with questions Location: ○ Republican Party of Virginia Headquarters ○ 115 E. Grace St., Richmond, VA 23219 Size of Project: ○ See photo of building space. Preferred concept: ○
Jon Sheridan in Photography and Film (also know for the green wall on Broad and Belvidere) is looking for students willing to volunteer for a project he’s involved in this summer. Details from Jon are below. _____________________________ My collaborative is looking for volunteers for what I think is an awesome project where students get to
Below is a condensed message from Dr. Hackett, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. The university is working to make great strides to better serve students as they translate their education into the world of work. We can’t do this without your responses to this important outcomes survey! Please read on if you
Request for Proposals (RFP) for Wild Art: A Journey Off-Canvas and other info is now available on the new exhibitions page of our website: http://bit.ly/WILDART Wild Art: A Journey Off-Canvas Friday, May 26 – Sunday, October 1, 2017 Call for Proposals: http://bit.ly/WILDART Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond, Virginia, invites emerging and established
While working with Carver Elementary, it was made known that many of the children do not receive birthday cards. Surely this a gap that we could put our creative minds to filling! Come to the Depot on November 1st from 12-5 and get some serious warm and fuzzies. All the supplies you need to create
Paige, a Fashion Merchandising student, has asked me to share out this great opportunity for all of you makers out there! Good luck and have fun! What: Pop-Up Shop When: September, 2 from 5-8pm Where: Loading Dock at The Depot “The Garden” will showcase vendors from VCU as well as the surrounding Richmond community. “The
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
RamPantry at VCU is a pretty great organization. I spent a bit of time on their FaceBook page yesterday and they’ve got some great community partners, and students to boot. The pantry is located in the Commons, and there are two appropriated garbage bins that are used as drop off locations for donations. The bins
Abby contacted me several weeks ago with this really beautiful request for your talents. I sat on it for awhile, because I wanted to build it out into a community making event, but as time is progressing, it’s pretty clear that I just need to keep life simple and share it as-is. I’m really looking
Customers walk into Project1 on the corner of Broad and Staples Mill on a regular basis, asking where they can buy the work of VCUarts students. Until now there hasn’t been a clean answer. For that reason, Project 1 is providing space to show and sell the work of current students and alumni that is appropriate