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.
You should be seeing these flyers soon! Lots of opportunities through the Global Education Office! Please contact them directly with questions! Check out VCU’s 2013-2014 faculty-led programs! Need $ for study abroad? Apply for a scholarship!
You’re a growing number. Students that are grappling with how to translate their work into the definition of research, and look outside of the classrooms to learn and grow are increasing by the year. It’s a great way to catapult yourself out into the real world; thinking about, applying for, and receiving grants. Our commencement
I know many of you peruse this site regularly because it’s often changing, but just letting you know that I have updated the Phi Kappa Phi Scholarships. Just click here, find your major and scroll down to the appropriate opportunity. If you have questions, please email Dr. Lindholm directly at email@example.com. Good luck!
Calling all first and second year undergraduate students!!! Amazing opportunity is below. If you have questions, please attend the information session on January 23rd. Spend some time on those links below to see what may apply to you! GOOD LUCK! Fulbright UK Summer Institutes Information Session First- and second-year undergraduate students interested in studying abroad
You’ve got this. I just perused the past winners. I know three of you can pull this off, and get a $5,000 scholarship to boot. I hope this is of interest to some of you, you just gotta put your work in the hat and go for it! More information is here. Good luck!
Mr. Jeff Wing, Director of the National Scholarship Office, will hold information sessions about national scholarship opportunities on Friday, November 1 at 12pm in The Honors College (701 W. Grace St.), Room 1303 and on Tuesday, November 5 at 12:30pm in VCU Globe (830 W. Grace St.), Room 1030J. Join us to learn about national scholarships and what you can do to make yourself a
Professor Alcorn will be presenting alongside Professor Benitez the 2014 Education Abroad Program, FLORENCE REVEALED: DRAWING FROM THE WELLSPRING OF RENAISSANCE THOUGHT AND VISION on Wednesday October 23, at 3:30 on the fourth floor of Franklin Terrace (Rm. 401). A representative of the Education Abroad Office will also be present to answer any questions students may have regarding
Get $$ to support your ideas. Each year VCUarts gives talented students like you the opportunity to shine by offering grants to fund a creative project. Submit your application online by Monday, November 25th – this is an extended deadline. Visit http://arts.vcu.edu/research/deans-grants/undergraduate-research-grants/ or read the attached Request for Proposals for more information on requirements and past awards. To submit an application online,
I’ve shared information about Lorraine Santaluca and Scholarship Sharing before. It’s a student run initiative and absolutely worth the visit. Here’s the scoop: Students interested in other scholarship opportunities should join the group on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/scholarshipsharing/ and like the page: https://www.facebook.com/scholarshipsharing
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is now accepting applications for 2014-15 Visual Arts Fellowships! $8,000 Professional artists $6,000 Graduate students in the visual arts or art history $4,000 Undergraduate students in the visual arts (including college-bound high school seniors) Application deadline: Friday, November 8, 2013. No application fee! Application, eligibility guidelines, and PDF flyer available at: http://www.vmfa.museum/fellowships
If you are the recipient of the Pell Grant, and are considering studying abroad next semester or academic year (2014-2015) then I strongly suggest you attend the writing workshop. The $5,000 scholarship has a large writing component. Many folks in the Global Education Office have served on the selection committee and therefore have first hand
Accepting candidates for the Fall 2013 – Spring 2014 academic year. Send a cover letter of interest, a resume, and two references to Mr. Joseph Lyons @ firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, March 29, 2013 by 5 p.m.