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President Gee visits College of Veterinary Medicine Alumni

"We
are the state’s university," said President E. Gordon Gee. "So you might say
the state is our campus, and we need to be in every part of the state to tell
our gospel." Dr. Gee travels every summer to counties throughout Ohio, visiting
with alumni and students, touring Ohio-based businesses and meeting with
community leaders. 

This
summer, Gee’s road trip took him to 39 Ohio counties and three alumni of the
College of Veterinary Medicine: Drs. Steve Walker (DVM 2002), Mike Dyer (DVM
1993), and Dan Ulmer (DVM 1968). On both visits, Dr. Gee stressed the
importance of the work they are doing in their communities and in the state,
and thanked them for their commitment to serving their communities. Gee also
spoke about the powerful impact the College of Veterinary Medicine has on the
state as a whole.

As
president of Ohio State and one of Time
magazine’s top leaders in higher education, Gee has made a commitment to tour
Ohio during the summer months to speak with prospective students and alumni,
and see first-hand some of the university’s partnerships. As the state’s flagship
land grant institution, Ohio State provides outreach to every county in the
state and plays an important role in addressing issues that impact citizens
across the state.

Keep
up with President Gee’s most recent stops by following #GeeRoadTrip on Twitter or Pinterest, and stay tuned for his ‘From Where I Stand’
post coming soon. 

Dr. Steve Walker, President E. Gordon Gee, and Dr. Mike Dyer at Equine Medical Center in Chesapeake, OH.
Dr. Steve Walker, President E. Gordon Gee, and Dr. Mike Dyer
at Equine Medical Center in Chesapeake, OH.

Dr. Dan Ulmer and President E. Gordon Gee in Willard, OH.
Dr. Dan Ulmer and President E. Gordon Gee in Willard, OH.

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Thursday, August 9, 2012 - 9:02am

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