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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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.
Join SACI’s Assistant Director of Graduate Recruitment on Tuesday, February 21 at 10:00 AM in The Depot, room 2003 to learn more about SACI’s Post-Bac Certificate in Conservation. This unique program offers students hands-on experience and has proven success for students seeking a career in conservation. During the meeting Jamie will giving a presentation about
This May, our Commencement crowd will look a little different than in years past as we unveil updated academic regalia. The attached image features the refreshed options for bachelor, masters and academic doctorate students. Our new regalia will show VCU pride in graduation photos as well as at Commencement ceremonies across the world by
It is time again to announce our funded fellowship opportunities for undergraduates interested in conducting research during the summer of 2017! In addition to the UROP Fellowships we are again pleased to offer fellowships funded by the Center for Clinical and Translational Research, the Division of Community Engagement, the Global Education Office,and the Division for
I’ll admit it. I have a crush on the Wassaic Project. Every time I get this call I spend a bit of time on their website, wishing I could apply. I’m glad they stay in touch, below is a listing of opportunities for gaining great connections and experience. PROGRAMMING Work with a group of young,
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
Dear Undergraduates, I am excited to share with you the news of the return of VCUarts to the Anderson Building as its primary gallery space for student exhibitions. This reengagement with the historic Anderson Building is exciting for us, as the facility provides not only an impressive 6,200 square feet of space, but endless potential
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
VCUarts Undergraduate Research Grants – 2017 Awards Congratulations to the 12 teams selected to receive funding for their spectacular ideas representing a wonderful mix of topics. Coyle, Cummings, & Lowe We plan to visit and study an abandoned particle accelerator and present our findings in a multimedia installation that will engage We plan to visit
Brandon Shields, President and Co-Organizer of TEDx at VCU (not to mention a Graphic Design student) asked me to share the call for speakers at the 2017 event. I hope some of you are interested in speaking, or attending! TEDxVCU is seeking speakers for our 2017 conference next February. In the spirit of “ideas worth
The Dean’s International Study Grant is now open and accepting applications! The deadline for you to apply is 11:59pm on January 23rd 2017. If you want to pitch ideas, learn more about the grant, and get tips on your application, I highly highly highly recommend you attend one of my workshops, below: December 2nd, 12:00