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.
Below is a great message from Dawn Waters, our Executive Director of Communications. She’s kinda the lady about town, and always knows what’s going on. She’s involved making the TEDxRVA event nothing short of spectacular. To learn more about the event, and how you can get involved, please see her note below. You’ve probably already
Below is an email I received about the Society. If you have any questions at all, don’t hesitate to contact Elliot directly. His contact information is below. Enjoy! COME JOIN THE MOST INNOVATIVE ORGANIZATIONON CAMPUS: SEED (the Society for Engineering and Entrepreneurial Design) SEED hosts events three days a week: Tuesday (6-7pm)- Code & Design –
The VCUarts Summer Intensive team is looking for students to serve as Counselors for high school students taking classes on campus July 14th – August 2nd. We are looking for enthusiastic, upper level School of the Arts students to serve as ambassadors for VCU, and serve as guides for the students. If you are energetic and want to have
Below is a course description that has been sent our way. If you’re interested in our impact on the world, this may be engaging. Sustainable Societies – James River Basin ENVS 591 Section 903 (29671) Sustainable Societies – James River Basin — explores the twenty-five most critical social, economic and environmental issues in the region
The University Career Center is hosting a Career and Internship Fair Wednesday February 6 from 11am-3pm in the University Student Commons. Is the flyer below is too small to read, check it out here! Yes…professional dress is required!
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
I know many of you peruse this sight regularly because it’s often changing, but just letting you know that I have updated the Phi Kappa Phi Scholarships. Just click on here, find your major and scroll down to the appropriate opportunity. (Same due date as the Dean’s International Travel Grant!) Good luck!
Diversity is important to us at VCUarts. Holly Price Alford is the VCUarts Director of Diversity and she is introducing herself to all of you below. She is very open to meeting with students and hearing all kinds of concerns and ideas that relate to diversity. Please look to her as a source for relevant
Want to give some VCUarts merchandise? Want to get some VCUarts merchandise? Yup, there’s the bookstore, but I strongly encourage The Goods. Dare I say it’s better? Just send this link to your family so they can get you some good stuff.
Didn’t get a chance to sumbit to Pulse by the deadline? No sweat, because its now rolling! Pulse is a digital publication documenting the lived experiences of individuals in our art community with a critical eye. Submissions are solicited from all members of the community: students, faculty, alumni & visitors. Submissions/questions/comments go to firstname.lastname@example.org For more information,