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 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!
Add/drop is the first seven days of the semester. For Spring 2013 it is January 14-20 Please check in with eServices, print out your schedule, and make sure that every course you are attending is on your schedule. You can not attend a course that is not on your schedule. Do you have
Please see the note below from your peer, Kristen Rebelo: Hey guys, before the semester starts and you all get too busy… We are calling for submissions to Quail Bell Magazine’s third edition of our print ‘zine, coming out this spring! Why should you submit? Because you are awesome. All submissions from the last edition
Tasmeem Doha is a biennial international design and art conference held in Doha, Qatar. For the past seven years, Tasmeem has gathered and engaged scholars, students, community members and practitioners to discuss and scrutinize critical issues in design and art. The 2013 Tasmeem conference will take place March 10-17 under the themehybrid making. The creative making
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!
Remember I previously emailed and posted about the D*S Scholarship? WELL, one of your colleagues, Kelsie Conley, is in the TOP FIVE FINALISTS!!!! WAHOOOOO!!!! Lets rally and vote for her! Head on over here to Design*Sponge and click her name at the bottom of the page.
Organized by the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) and part of VCU Research Week, the annual Undergraduate Poster Symposium is a wonderful opportunity for students to present their research endeavors to their academic peers, members of the VCU faculty, community members, and friends and family. All undergrads from every discipline are encouraged to present and
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
Call for Work Due 1/18/13 Call for Work| American Craft Council Baltimore Show VCUarts Craft/Material Studies Booth VCU Crafts/Material Studies will have a booth of student work at the 2013 American Crafts Council Buyers Market in Baltimore, MD. We will exhibit and sell work made by current VCUarts students and recent alumni (2010-2012) at the
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!
Cinema as Art CINE 495-901 Spring 2013, Tuesdays 7-10pm Cine 495 is a course offered through the Cinema department open to all majors. Cinema as Art is an analysis of its aesthetics, image, philosophy, politics and culture. What is cinema art? How does it differ from mass-marketed film primarily produced for profit? How does it compare? Via reading,