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.
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 15, 2013, to be considered. Contact your department with any questions. Full
The Department of Art Education is offering TWO Guatemala scholarships for $1000 each. The application for Study Abroad in Guatemala: ARTE 491/591 is OPEN on the Education Abroad website!!!!! http://www.global.vcu.edu/abroad/programs/vcu/programdetail/p20.aspx#whilein COURSE DATES May 20 – June 20, 2013 Week 1 in Richmond Week 2 & 3 in Guatemala Week 4 & 5 Independent Study in Richmond You may access it directly
Yup, it’s true that I read the TelegRam. Pretty much every day, and it usually pays off. I bet some of you caught this in the student version but want to put it here as it’s probably of interest. The President of the group just called me and I can tell you she’s super
There’s some great opportunities to study abroad with a faculty led program this summer. For a full listing, please visit the Education Abroad website here to research them. Please read about each opportunity, there are several that are open to all VCUarts students (such as Peru). Registration deadlines vary throughout the month of March. There
I know many of you peruse this sight regularly because it’s often changing, but just letting you know that I have updated the Phi Kappa Phi Scholarships. Just click on here, find your major and scroll down to the appropriate opportunity. (Same due date as the Dean’s International Travel Grant!) Good luck!
Remember I previously emailed and posted about the D*S Scholarship? WELL, one of your colleagues, Kelsie Conley, is in the TOP FIVE FINALISTS!!!! WAHOOOOO!!!! Lets rally and vote for her! Head on over here to Design*Sponge and click her name at the bottom of the page.
Every year the University Office of Research supports students’ summer research projects in the amount of $1,500 each. VCUarts finds great value in extending your work and ideas outside of the classroom, whether it be through an Undergraduate Research Grant, an Undergraduate Research and Creative Scholarship Summer Fellowship, or a Dean’s International Travel Grant to
VCU Business Services has established scholarship programs for degree seeking students. Up to $66,500 in scholarships will be available for the 2013-14 school year. The application deadline for these scholarship opportunities is Thursday, Feb. 21. For more information about the scholarships and eligibility requirements, visit http://www.bsv.vcu.edu/scholarships.htm or contact email@example.com.
Every year Design*Sponge awards scholarships. If you need money, this is a good thing for you to research as to whether or not you fit the bill. I think all you need to know is on this handy poster, below, or on the website here. By the way, if you get it, let me know!
VCU Education Abroad Scholarships The VCU Education Abroad office is proud to announce that applications for the 2012-2013 VCU Education Abroad Scholarships are now open and available online for students who wish to study abroad within the next academic year! For this scholarship you will need to be sure to select one scholarship category (please
Dear Undergraduates, I just want to make absolute sure you’re aware of these scholarship opportunities. We’ve risen to the top of many of these in the past, so if you’re in need of funding, these are a good source for you to research. From the VCUarts TelegRam: $53,000 in Scholarship Opportunities VCU Business Services has