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.
As always, I’m pleased to be sharing messaging from our student groups! BASE is hosting an event tonight at the Depot, their message is below. Hope to see you there. It is my pleasure to invite you to BASE’s POC in the Arts Forum Monday, April 17 6pm – 9pm on the second floor of the
mOb jOb 9: the depot, 814 w broad st As part of Tasmeem Doha 2017, mOb will explore ideas of place-making and community in a disruptive and collaborative co-occupation of the conference space in Doha and the Depot in Richmond. Join us as we construct the majlis, from pattern to structure, in real time along
Forgotten News, Forgotten Names March 3, 7:00 – 9:00pm Grace Street Theater Forgotten News, Forgotten Names boldly presents a short film “Hell You Talmbout,” that artfully addresses police violence, racial injustice, the Black Lives Matter movement through spoken word, and a tap dance performance by Seattle’s Northwest Tap Connection choreographed by hip hop instructor Shakiah
Request for Proposals (RFP) for Wild Art: A Journey Off-Canvas and other info is now available on the new exhibitions page of our website: http://bit.ly/WILDART Wild Art: A Journey Off-Canvas Friday, May 26 – Sunday, October 1, 2017 Call for Proposals: http://bit.ly/WILDART Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond, Virginia, invites emerging and established
If you have school spirit and like to paint, read on, below! VCU Homecoming is November 6-12 and includes lots of fun events. Show your school spirit and your skills by painting windows in the University Commons on November 6! Register here. Full list of events here.
College Night at the VMFA is October 6th. The evening will consist of a lecture, Gordon Parks’ American Stories with John Mason from 6-7pm, games (including Pictionary and an Instagram activity) led by students members of the VMFA College Advisory Council from 7-8:30pm and Jazz until 9pm. You are welcome to come and go and you
A medical hackathon is similar in structure to a traditional “hackathon,” however the focus is on solving medical unmet needs through any means, whether it be programming, rapid prototyping, developing flow processes, its up to you! This is the first year of HealthHacks, VCU’s annual medical hackathon, which will take place on October 1-2 at VCU’s Monroe Park