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.
I know the notice is a bit short. If you can’t make it in on time this year, mark your calendar for next so you can be 100% on top of it. Great chance to curate a show in New York City. In the words of apexart: apexart’s Unsolicited Proposal program is an opportunity for
One word. FUN. CreateAthon at VCU is a 24-hour creative blitz dedicated to helping local non-profits. Student leaders work in coordination with student volunteers over a 2-day period that takes places during Spring Break (March 7th-8th) to produce free advertising and marketing materials that improve their communities. They are assisted in this task by volunteer
The Siena Art Institue is located in Siena, Italy. Offering small courses, the program is designed for students who are pursing a BA or BFA at their home institutions. As always, if you’re looking to study abroad for a semester, make sure to be in communication with your advisor. A little quote from their
I know there are a LOT of you out there that are involved with writing or running online, or print, journals. If you love that kind of work there’s a great opportunity for you to get paid for it. Actus: The Undergraduate Journal of Research and Creativity is looking for editors, assistant editors and article
OK, so DegreeWorks isn’t exactly as great as Facebook, or Instagram, or Twitter, but for you as a student here at VCU that needs to take the right classes at the right time, it ranks pretty high up there. By now, you all should know about the Degree Audit. Well, that’s going away (sorry if
Student Art Space is excited to be hosting a portion of Mark Strandquist’s ongoing project, ‘Write Home Soon’. ‘Write Home Soon’, is an ongoing project that bridges public installation and social practice methods through interactive public installations, city-wide workshops, and an exhibition of participant created post-cards depicting spaces that individuals have lost in their lifetime.
Below is a information your fellow student, Megan Oost sent forward. I hope you can make it! Clay is for Lovers Virginia Commonwealth University Silent Auction and Sale February 7 to February 9, opening reception and silent auction 5:00 pm, February 7 Work by Andrea Keys-Connell, Jason Hackett, Debbie Quick, and Ben Stout for silent
THE KINSEY INSTITUTE JURIED ART SHOW 2013 THE GRUNWALD GALLERY OF ART; MAY 17-JULY 13, 2013 The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction is accepting submissions from artists 18 years and older creating artworks relating to human sexual behavior, gender and/or reproduction. The jurors are interested in artworks that depict both the positive
Below is a great message from Dawn Waters, our Executive Director of Communications. She’s kinda the lady about town, and always knows what’s going on. She’s involved making the TEDxRVA event nothing short of spectacular. To learn more about the event, and how you can get involved, please see her note below. You’ve probably already
Below is an email I received about the Society. If you have any questions at all, don’t hesitate to contact Elliot directly. His contact information is below. Enjoy! COME JOIN THE MOST INNOVATIVE ORGANIZATIONON CAMPUS: SEED (the Society for Engineering and Entrepreneurial Design) SEED hosts events three days a week: Tuesday (6-7pm)- Code & Design –
The VCUarts Summer Intensive team is looking for students to serve as Counselors for high school students taking classes on campus July 14th – August 2nd. We are looking for enthusiastic, upper level School of the Arts students to serve as ambassadors for VCU, and serve as guides for the students. If you are energetic and want to have