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.
The VMFA is holding a Portfolio Review Day February 24th, and they are inviting YOU to participate! All current undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to register, but don’t delay! Space is limited. This is your chance to have art professionals review your work FOR FREE! By participating, you could have your portfolio selected to
Dear Students, As you may know, UROP (Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program) hosts a “poster” symposium every spring. http://www.research.vcu.edu/vpr/ugresources/symposium_flyer_2012.pdf Although this event is typically thought of as catering to the sciences, we know as a fact that arts students (YOU!) are conducting research in unconventional ways every day. Maybe you’re learning more about a material, or
Dear Undergraduates, I just want to share with you what I think is exciting news. This summer, VCUarts faculty are leading a total of 10 study abroad programs. Its pretty impressive! The poster, below, will be up in hallways soon. Hopefully there is something here that is interesting to you. If you would like
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