Alumni, faculty awards presented at 2012 Homecoming celebration

The College of Veterinary Medicine recognized three alumni for leadership in their profession and two faculty members for outstanding teaching during Reunion-Homecoming Weekend celebration on October 5 and 6.

Alumni Society Awards were presented to three alumni:  Lonnie King, DVM ’70, dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine; Robert Rainier, DVM ’63, a research scientist for Zoetis (formally Pfizer) until his retirement; and William Flynn, DVM ’91, deputy director for science policy at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center for Veterinary Medicine.

David Wilkie, DVM, professor of ophthalmology in the College of Veterinary Medicine and a professor in the College of Medicine, received the Fox Teaching Award.  The award was established by Dr. Charles Fox, Class of 1939, to honor three generations of veterinarians in his family.

Laurie Millward, DVM ’06, clinical assistant professor in shelter medicine and chief veterinarian for the Capital Area Humane Society, was honored with the Lyman Teaching Award. This award was established by Ron Lyman, DVM ’77 in honor of his father John Lyman, Jr.  



Alumni Society Awards

Receiving Alumni Society Awards at Reunion-Homecoming Weekend 2012 are:  Robert Rainier, DVM ’63; Lonnie King, DVM ’70, Dean of the College; and William Flynn, DVM ’91. 


Fox Teaching Award

Dean Lonnie King presents the Fox Teaching Award to Dr. David Wilkie, DVM, Professor of Ophthalmology.


Lyman Teaching Award

Laurie Millward, DVM ’06, clinical assistant professor in shelter medicine, (right) receives the Lyman Teaching Award.