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.
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 email@example.com 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:
We’ve got some great cross-disciplinary courses lined up for you for the fall. They are outlined below. If you have any questions about them, please contact the instructor directly. Don’t forget, you can find any faculty/staff email by typing their name in the search box at www.vcu.edu. Happy registering! Good Art for Do-Gooders: Art and
Dear Undergrads, Please see the email below from one of your peers. They are progressing towards the finish line with the competition and need your feedback by filling out a survey, below. Thanks so much, I wish them luck! My name is Moria Pruefer and I’m a senior from the Communication Arts department. My friend
Dear Undergraduates, I emailed you on 2/21 (you can see it in my blog below) about TAG, a fun competition where you get to write a wall tag about a work of art in the museum. The deadline has been extended to March 31st, so you still have time to visit the museum and get
Video Contest for Youth and Young Adults Tobacco—I’m Not Buying It Find information about a video contest sponsored by CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health that invites youth ages 13–17 and young adults ages 18–25 to submit original videos (English or Spanish) featuring one or more of the key findings from the 2012 Surgeon General’s
Hello Undergrads! Last day to withdraw from a course with a mark of “W” on your transcript is Friday March 23! If you are registered for a course you do not want to complete, or can not complete successfully, please withdraw. If you are unsure about your progress in a course, I advise you