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.
Please read below if you are interested in learning about applied behavior analysis therapy and working with children as a behavior technician. This job is offered through ABC Behavior here in Richmond, so please reach out to Thomas Fremont directly with questions at Thomas.email@example.com. ABC Behavior has a unique job opportunity for your creative art students.
Jon Sheridan in Photography and Film (also know for the green wall on Broad and Belvidere) is looking for students willing to volunteer for a project he’s involved in this summer. Details from Jon are below. _____________________________ My collaborative is looking for volunteers for what I think is an awesome project where students get to
The Anderson offers VCUarts Students, faculty, alumni and staff and opportunity to utilize its space for special projects. For additional information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. For the application, you can follow this link directly (or this link to The Anderson, where the application is on the bottom right of the page on your desktop).
Below is a condensed message from Dr. Hackett, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. The university is working to make great strides to better serve students as they translate their education into the world of work. We can’t do this without your responses to this important outcomes survey! Please read on if you
The VCU Alumni Association is hosting a breakfast before commencement Saturday, May 13 from 7:00-9:00 a.m. at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. The cost of attendance is $25 or free to VCU Alumni Members. Join as a Gold member for $20.17! Register to attend here.
Division for Inclusive Excellence Student Social Justice Fund The Division has established an award to fund four student teams to create and implement innovative solutions for social justice issues during summer and fall 2017. Called the Student Social Justice Fund, this opportunity will award $2,000 to each student team and $500 for each faculty/staff mentor.
The School of the Arts and the National Scholarship Office (NSO) are hosting two upcoming Fulbright information sessions. If you are interested in learning more about international opportunities for creative projects through the Fulbright US Student Scholarship program, please join us at either: Tuesday, April 18, 3:30p, Pollak 201 Friday, April 28, 2p, Pollak 201
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
This list is going to be growing as time progresses. For the most up to date listing, please go to the schedule of classes here, and select ‘arts- cross-disciplinary’. Enjoy! UNIV 391/HONR 398: Contemporary Art, Museums, and Interpretation Tuesday & Thursday, 2:00-3:15 PM The Depot, Room 2003 Instructor: Erin Hanas, PhD, Associate Curator of Academic Programs,
The Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA) at VCU is a new, non-collecting institution dedicated to presenting the art of our time and to providing an open forum for dialogue and collaboration across the region and throughout the world. Designed by Steven Holl Architects and located at the corner of Broad and Belvidere, the ICA will
Since 2002, the Kennedy Center and Volkswagen Group of America have teamed up for the VSA Emerging Young Artists Program, a Jean Kennedy Smith Arts and Disability Program, to recognize and showcase the work of emerging young artists with disabilities, ages 16-25, who are residing in the United States. Fifteen winning artists share a total