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.
I know you may be thinking about spring break, but really, summer is right around the corner. It’s never too late to think ahead! If you missed this post and the scholarship deadline, no sweat. There’s still space in the programs! We love you, but get out of town and check out the world! Here
The Department of Art Education is offering TWO Guatemala scholarships for $1000 each. The application for Study Abroad in Guatemala: ARTE 491/591 is OPEN on the Education Abroad website!!!!! http://www.global.vcu.edu/abroad/programs/vcu/programdetail/p20.aspx#whilein COURSE DATES May 20 – June 20, 2013 Week 1 in Richmond Week 2 & 3 in Guatemala Week 4 & 5 Independent Study in Richmond You may access it directly
Yup, it’s true that I read the TelegRam. Pretty much every day, and it usually pays off. I bet some of you caught this in the student version but want to put it here as it’s probably of interest. The President of the group just called me and I can tell you she’s super
I thought I would lump these all together since you either work with a lens, or you don’t. If you do, these apply to you. If not, make sure your friends that do know about these. It’s always worth it to put yourself out there. The Philadelphia Photo Arts Center announces it’s 4th annual contemporary
I know the notice is a bit short. If you can’t make it in on time this year, mark your calendar for next so you can be 100% on top of it. Great chance to curate a show in New York City. In the words of apexart: apexart’s Unsolicited Proposal program is an opportunity for
Please see the flyer below for information regarding the Fulbright Scholarship. If you are interested in applying for this support, it will be infinitely helpful to attend. To learn more about the Fulbright, please go here.
VCU’s da Vinci Center in collaboration with the School of Business and Office of Research is hosting the 2013 VCU Venture Creation Competition. This competition aims to spur an innovation and entrepreneurship culture here at VCU by encouraging students to submit new product/business ideas. Winning entries have the opportunity to win up to $5,000 in
Every year the University Office of Research supports students’ summer research projects in the amount of $1,500 each. VCUarts finds great value in extending your work and ideas outside of the classroom, whether it be through an Undergraduate Research Grant, an Undergraduate Research and Creative Scholarship Summer Fellowship, or a Dean’s International Travel Grant to
I am excited that our online application for the highly coveted Dean’s International Study Grant is open! The deadline for the online application is Friday, January 25th. For information on eligibility, and to find the application, please go here. Good luck!
Dear students, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is now accepting applications for 2013-14 Visual Arts Fellowships! $8,000 Professional Artists $6,000 Graduate Students in Visual Arts and Art History $4,000 Undergraduate Students in Visual Arts (includes college-bound high school seniors) Application deadline: Friday, November 9, 2012. The Fellowship program has awarded over $4 million in support
Dear VCUarts students: Recently you received an announcement about the first VCU Venture Creation Competition. Detailed information about this event is located at the following link: http://www.davincicenter.vcu.edu/programs/vcc/ As the Director of Creative Entrepreneurship for the School of the Arts, I would like to host an information session for any VCUarts students who are interested in
VCU’s da Vinci Center for Innovation, through the generous sponsorship of the VCU Office of the Vice President of Research, VCU School of Business, MeadWestvaco Foundation and Motley’s Richmond Auto Auction, announce the inaugural VCU Venture Creation Competition (VCC). VCC is a business plan competition aimed at sparking the entrepreneurial spirit of all VCU students