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.
I am excited that our online application for the highly coveted Dean’s International Study Grant is open! The deadline for the online application is Friday, January 25th. For information on eligibility, and to find the application, please go here. Good luck!
Cinema as Art CINE 495-901 Spring 2013, Tuesdays 7-10pm Cine 495 is a course offered through the Cinema department open to all majors. Cinema as Art is an analysis of its aesthetics, image, philosophy, politics and culture. What is cinema art? How does it differ from mass-marketed film primarily produced for profit? How does it compare? Via reading,
Diversity is important to us at VCUarts. Holly Price Alford is the VCUarts Director of Diversity and she is introducing herself to all of you below. She is very open to meeting with students and hearing all kinds of concerns and ideas that relate to diversity. Please look to her as a source for relevant
Want to give some VCUarts merchandise? Want to get some VCUarts merchandise? Yup, there’s the bookstore, but I strongly encourage The Goods. Dare I say it’s better? Just send this link to your family so they can get you some good stuff.
Young Richmond is out to motivate young Richmonders to get educated and involved in local politics through design work. We are hosting an event this Friday, November 30th as a way to keep the post-election political enthusiasm going, and to let people know how to get involved in the Richmond Community. This event is free
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.
Open Late Sponge HQ Anderson Gallery One night only Friday, Nov 30, 5-8pm hopeginsburg.com Open Late 11.30.12 – Relics and tales from Prototype for Preserving the Phylum Porifera are on offer in the Sponge HQ alongside a potluck organized by the artists of Portrait as Community, which opens concurrently in the gallery next door.
Portrait as Community Anderson Gallery | 907 1/2 West Franklin Street, Richmond, VA 23284 On view Nov 30-Dec 9 Opening Friday Nov 30, 5-8 pm Gallery Hours: Tues-Fri 10 am-5 pm, Sat-Sun 12-5 pm, closed Mon | www.arts.vcu.edu/andersongallery Portrait as Community is a student exhibition of multimedia projects documenting communities in and around Richmond. It is also
Friday November 16th The Byrd Theater 3:00pm Direct-to-video is a platform aimed to italicize artistic auteurship. Its mission is three pronged: to elicit dialogues between artists exploring different mediums, challenge spectatorship by breaking quotidian routines, and create a larger community of artists. The artists included within this show are mostly alumni of VCUarts with the
The Valentine Richmond History Center is offering a unique opportunity to the Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts community to install works of art in the 1812 Wickham House, a National Historic Landmark, located at1015 East Clay Street in the Court End neighborhood, including the exterior Gray Family Terrace and the Valentine Garden Proposed