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Connect to Veterinary Medicine - May 2017

College News

  1. Registration Deadline: June 9, 2017
    This event is limited to the first 144 paid golfers

  2. Each year at the Honors and Awards Ceremony the college honors people who have shown outstanding achievement and contributions in their respective areas.

  3. On Saturday, May 6, the College of Veterinary Medicine welcomed 164 new veterinarians into their chosen field at the annual Oath and Hooding ceremony, held at Mershon Auditorium.

  4. These awards acknowledge and honor College alumni who have contributed to the enhancement of the veterinary medical profession and/or provided support for the college or their communities.

  5. Photos from the 2017 White Coat Ceremony held on April 30th are now available online.

  6. The scholarship will support a second-year student pursuing a veterinary degree who displays a passion for helping others, specifically in the field of health and wellness.

  7. The award was presented to Dr. Wilkie for his outstanding record of service and contributions to the veterinary profession both nationally and internationally, for which his colleagues will be forever grateful.

  8. The College of Veterinary Medicine is pleased to recognize 36 students, faculty, and staff as achieving Partner Level in the inaugural year of the Community of Inclusion Certificate Program.

In Memoriam

  1. Dr. Basil DuBois Ward (DVM, 49’) passed away on March 10, 2017, at ninety-three years of age. Basil was born in Oxford, Ohio on January 17, 1924. He studied Veterinary Medicine at The Ohio State University, graduating in 1949. From 1950 until 1962, he operated an Animal Veterinary Practice in Edgerton, Wisconsin. Commencing in 1962 until his retirement in 1985, Basil worked for the U.S.

  2. Dr. Cole made significant contributions to research and was an advocate for a strong curriculum with an emphasis on teaching.

In The News

  1. With assistance from this scholarship, Dr. Pendleton will study at the Chi Institute of Chinese Medicine in Reddick, Florida to become a certified equine acupuncturist.

  2. Dr. Michelle Matusicky, an assistant professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine provided tips on how to keep pets calm during life changes.