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.
This list is going to be growing as time progresses. For the most up to date listing, please go to the schedule of classes here, and select ‘arts- cross-disciplinary’. Enjoy! UNIV 391/HONR 398: Contemporary Art, Museums, and Interpretation Tuesday & Thursday, 2:00-3:15 PM The Depot, Room 2003 Instructor: Erin Hanas, PhD, Associate Curator of Academic Programs,
The Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA) at VCU is a new, non-collecting institution dedicated to presenting the art of our time and to providing an open forum for dialogue and collaboration across the region and throughout the world. Designed by Steven Holl Architects and located at the corner of Broad and Belvidere, the ICA will
Since 2002, the Kennedy Center and Volkswagen Group of America have teamed up for the VSA Emerging Young Artists Program, a Jean Kennedy Smith Arts and Disability Program, to recognize and showcase the work of emerging young artists with disabilities, ages 16-25, who are residing in the United States. Fifteen winning artists share a total
I am so pleased to welcome Piper Marshall, this years juror for the Undergraduate Fine Arts Exhibition. While on campus, in lieu of a standard talk, she requested to host a round table discussion. Want to know about the life of a curator, living in New York, or how to land a gallery show? This is
mOb jOb 9: the depot, 814 w broad st As part of Tasmeem Doha 2017, mOb will explore ideas of place-making and community in a disruptive and collaborative co-occupation of the conference space in Doha and the Depot in Richmond. Join us as we construct the majlis, from pattern to structure, in real time along
Forgotten News, Forgotten Names March 3, 7:00 – 9:00pm Grace Street Theater Forgotten News, Forgotten Names boldly presents a short film “Hell You Talmbout,” that artfully addresses police violence, racial injustice, the Black Lives Matter movement through spoken word, and a tap dance performance by Seattle’s Northwest Tap Connection choreographed by hip hop instructor Shakiah
The VCUarts Summer Intensive team is looking for students to serve as counselors for high school students living and taking classes on campus July 9-28. 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
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