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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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.
There are a lot of courses on the Spring 2017 arts cross-disciplinary course listing here. This list includes not only those supported through the dean’s office, but also courses that other departments (and university units) want to offer students across the school (such as Set Building for Film and Working Your Art Degree). Below are the
In addition to these cross-disciplinary courses, we’ve got some great course options for those of you that want to get out and stretch your creative-thinking brains. As always, the schedule of classes has the most up to date information, so head on over here for any details that may be missing, below. Enjoy!
We know and love them!!!! I wanted to roll this out to you ASAP, but the information isn’t yet complete, you’ll see several descriptions and location/times missing. If you see an instructor listed, please reach out to them directly for questions regarding the course. Additionally, here is the schedule to check out the most current date
There are a few great courses outside of this list of cross-disciplinary options. They are below. If you have questions, please be in touch with faculty that are listed in each offering below. Enjoy! The focus of the class is to be making things which are directly connected to how
Below is a downright fantastic list of cross-disciplinary courses available to you in the School of the Arts. For up to date information including class times, head on over to the Schedule of Classes here. Product Development for Museum Shops Andrea Alvarez CRN: 340000; ARTS 391-006 Did you miss out on last year’s
Calling all music lovers! You don’t have to be a Music major or minor to join an ensemble, take a class, or see a concert. Below is a list of classes and ensembles open to all students. Please note: classes marked with an asterisk require an audition or the permission of the instructor to enroll.
We are definitely not going to miss out on Richmond 2015 as a teaching moment. The university has a long list of one credit courses that relate to the bike race and are offered for a reduced tuition rate of $50 per course. (NICE!) All courses run from Aug. 24 through Oct. 9. To register,
We’ve got a nice list of cross-disciplinary courses for you, below. You can find them all on the schedule of classes, but the ARTS ones are a tiny bit tricky…they are under ‘Arts Cross-Disciplinary’ here. If you have any questions about them at all, please contact the instructors directly. As time progresses, you may see
All of these courses can be found here under ‘ARTS Cross-Disciplinary’ here at the schedule of classes. Questions? Please touch base with the instructors directly. Sustainable Materials SCPT 491 006, CRN 32022: F 12:00 pm – 1:50 pm, 1 credit 1/23/15 – 2/20/15 Open to all studio arts majors Instructor: Anthony BroznaThis five-week course presents a
Communication Arts: One section of Visual Studies: Drawing in the Dept of Comm Arts is now open to non-majors. Just email our Program Coordinator, Deborah Van Buren, for an override firstname.lastname@example.org) Info Below: COAR 200 Sec 003 #16628 Meets Tuesday and Thursday 9:30-11:50AM Music: Open to School of the Arts by request or with permission: APPL 200 sections
Many of you know that in the past it has been difficult taking your 21 credit core outside of VCU. Times are changing. After you are accepted here at VCUarts you still need to take UNIV 111/112 and UNIV 200 here unless you have credit for them when you are admitted. For the remainder of