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.
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
For one day we will turn our focus from ads, Super Bowl spots and integrated campaigns to what is happening in all the different creative facets of Richmond from some of the most creative minds in the city. We want to learn about your achievements, your passions and how you view the creative process. What’s
The Intercultural Festival at VCU is looking for student artists and photographers to submit work for the 2011 VCU Intercultural Festival Art Exhibition! The Art Exhibition will take place on Saturday April 14th, 2012. Artists are encouraged to submit work based on themes that express aspects of any specific culture. Deadlines and requirements for artwork
Dear Undergraduates, I hope you can join me in welcoming students from our sister campus in Doha, Qatar. They will be showing work in the Student Art Space in the University Commons from March 5-9. They will also be hosing a VCU Qatar day on campus in the Student Commons Plaza March 12 from 11am-3pm.
Nottingham Trent University has three great opportunities for study abroad in England this summer. There is a wide range of offerings, so for more information please visit the links below. Fulbright Summer Institute: http://www.fulbright.co.uk/fulbright-awards/for-us-citizens/summer-institutes/nottingham-trent-university-summer-institute Summer Study Abroad in Art, Design and Architecture: http://www.ntu.ac.uk/art/about_us/study_abroad/summer_study_abroad/index.html Creative Short Courses: http://www.ntu.ac.uk/art/courses/creative_short_courses/index.html?campaignid=creativeshortcourses Single room, en-suite, short-stay summer accommodation on campus is
Dear Undergraduates, University Counseling Services and the WELL are hosting two events that may be of interest to you. Additional information is below VCU Theatre: You, Me, and Everyone We Know Mon, Feb 27 Performances at 1pm and 2pm Commons Theater, University Student Commons Monologues and sketches exploring body image, pressure, fear, community and
Applications are now being accepted for the annual Juried Student Fine Arts Exhibition. Please visit the link below for additional information regarding deadlines and the application process. Good luck! http://arts.vcu.edu/andersongallery/exhibits/future-exhibitions/
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is pleased to offer the following spring/summer opportunities for students: Tag: Label Writing Contest DEADLINE MAR 15 In place of the Insights Symposium, VMFA is hosting a label writing contest for undergraduate and graduates. Students are invited to write a wall label about a work on view