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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Hands down the best way to get in touch with me is via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
The School of the Arts and the National Scholarship Office (NSO) are hosting two upcoming Fulbright information sessions. If you are interested in learning more about international opportunities for creative projects through the Fulbright US Student Scholarship program, please join us at either: Tuesday, April 18, 3:30p, Pollak 201 Friday, April 28, 2p, Pollak 201
VCUarts is 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 3, 2017, to be considered. Contact your department with
Applications for the 2017 Education Abroad Scholarships are now open. These include the Airfare Voucher Award, Presidential International Education Award, and Randi Buerlein Scholarship. Details on eligibility and application requirements are posted on our website here. Please contact Erin Robson (email@example.com) if you have any questions about the scholarships or issues submitting applications. Applications are
The VCU Chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is pleased to issue a call for nominations for the Wayne C. Hall Undergraduate Scholarship. From the pool of applicants, the School of the Arts will award a $1500 scholarship to one student. Applications must be received by Dr. Lindholm, (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than
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
I know so many of you give your time through volunteering every week. If you are one of those people, (and you also fit the other requirements) I encourage you to apply to this scholarship, below. Good luck! BBG Communication is accepting application for Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award. BBG provides scholarship award to
I post about Scholarship Sharing quite a bit, and I’m glad they’re still hard at work! Information on their annual fair is below. I hope some of you can make it and things work out in your favor! Scholarship Sharing will be hosting our Third Annual Scholarship Fair for students at Tidewater Community
Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity and Foundation celebrate men with strong academic skills, as well as leadership and volunteer service. That’s why they are offering four (4) fall scholarships – the Phi Kappa Psi Scholar-Leader Awards. The top award will be $2,000. Runner-up will be $1,000 and there will be two awards of $500 each for
Arts students are really rising up when comes to this scholarship. In short the Fulbright is a scholarship for you to live in a foreign country for a year to execute your research. The application is a process that’s not to be taken lightly, and the National Scholarship Office is here to be your guide. For the
The US-UK Fulbright Commission offers special Summer Institutes for US citizens to come to the UK. These summer programs provide the opportunity for US undergraduates (aged over 18), with at least two years of undergraduate study left to complete, to come to the UK on a three, four, five or six week academic and cultural summer program.