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: email@example.com.
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.
———————————————————————- ATTENTION STUDENT ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS Ever wondered what it takes to be an entrepreneur? The professional and personal challenges, the high and lows, the failures and the success? Consider participating in the first RVA Startup Weekend! 7-9 September 2012 Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning
Welcome Back Undergraduates! I hope you all had a great summer! For those of you that are new, welcome! We’re so happy you’re here with us. If you’re returning, this will serve as a refresher: Did you know there is a resource section for you at arts.vcu.edu/students, with everything from a link for scholarship info
Hello Undergraduates! Again welcome back. Another quick email to let you know about some of the nitty gritty deadlines you’re about to face. As a reminder, add/drop is the first seven calendar days of a semester, (Fall 2012 add/drop and late registration is August 23-29) This is how it works: Wednesday August 29th is the
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is now accepting applications for 2013-14 Visual Arts Fellowships! $8,000 Professional artists $6,000 Graduate students (includes art history students) $4,000 Undergraduate students (includes college-bound high school seniors) Application deadline: Friday, November 9, 2012. Application, eligibility guidelines, and PDF flyer available at: http://www.vmfa.museum/fellowships Elizabeth Cruickshanks Fellowship Program Coordinator Art and Education
Hello Undergraduates, Opportunities keep coming in that I can’t help but let you know about. The following course has a time change: Creative Entrepreneurship ARTS 491-006 Fridays, 9-11:30A, Pollak 321 3 credits Students engage their creative thinking abilities, processes and methodologies to identify needs, and transform opportunities into sustainable business ventures. Students evaluate entrepreneurial
Hello students, It’s the busiest time of the year, and it’s hard to keep track of all that’s going on. Here’s a reminder that the VCUarts site has resources to keep you informed: * Our events page lists upcoming VCUarts events, including thesis shows (like the ones opening at the Anderson Gallery tomorrow),
Hello Undergraduates, Your fellow students in the Craft/Material Studies department are having a show at Quirk this month to raise money to attend a conference. Please see below for details. Have a great weekend! Jody Symula | Director of Student Services School of the Arts | Virginia Commonwealth University phone: 804.828.9313 | facsimile: 804.828.6469 http://jodysemails.blogspot.com/
Dear Students,Your Student Government is trying to find viable candidates to fulfill student representation spots on university committees. Here are a list of committees along with their corresponding descriptions. If you are interested in any of these positions, please email Jae Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org with which committees you are interested in along with your resume
Feminist And Queer Theoretical Approaches To Contemporary Visual ArtFall 201227375 WMNS 491 002 3 creditsTR 11:00 am-12:15 pmSandra Burke (P) 01/17-05/05 HIBBS 0262 This class will examine a selection of contemporary artworks and look to understand their intersection with gender and sexuality, as well as race, class, and nationality. We will analyze the work in
Morning undergrads, Some of you may have seen some pretty amazing murals popping up around Richmond. There’s lots more to come. Although this is not a VCUarts project, there are certainly opportunities for you to get involved, especially this weekend when things are really going to be heating up. You can read more about
Dear Sophomores and Juniors, Please see the message below from Seth Caskey at the da Vinci Center. If you’re interested in participating in their program, the application and more info can be found below. Have a great one! Jody Symula | Director of Student ServicesSchool of the Arts | Virginia Commonwealth Universityphone: 804.828.9313 | facsimile: