Vet Tech

Online Veterinary Nursing Distance Learning Program Continues to Grow

Friday, April 5th, 2024 - Among the oldest online programs offered by Purdue – and currently the one with the largest enrollment – the Veterinary Nursing Distance Learning program, which celebrated its 20th birthday in 2023, is undergoing an impressive rejuvenation. From demand for educated veterinary technicians to a revamped battery of courses, several factors are driving the VNDL program’s growth.

Honoring Veterinary Nursing Graduates

Monday, December 12th, 2022 - An intense educational journey concluded with a graduation celebration and oath ceremony August 6 for Purdue veterinary nursing students who earned their Associates in Applied Science Degree. The program was held in Lynn Hall room 1136, with a reception that followed in the Veterinary Medical Library.

What will the next 150 years bring for the College of Veterinary Medicine?

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 - The sesquicentennial celebration marks a time for Purdue to renew its commitment to growth, discovery and innovation. What giant leaps will the next 150 years bring as Purdue continues its drive to meet the world’s future challenges? In this monthly Purdue Today series, Purdue’s deans will share their thoughts on the future of their college over the...

PVM Hosts International Guests from China and Japan

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine hosted two delegations of veterinary and veterinary technology students from China and Japan for a two-week exchange visit that concluded with a farewell luncheon and ceremony last Friday, August 3. As part of a reciprocal exchange agreement made through the PVM Office of Global Engagement, a total of 11 students and two faculty members observed various clinical rotations and participated in a variety of events and activities.

Oath Ceremony and Graduation Gala Celebrates Success of PVM Class of 2018

Friday, May 18th, 2018 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Class of 2018 graduated last Saturday, May 12, with pomp, circumstance, and the traditional College of Veterinary Medicine Oath Ceremony. The evening before the Oath Ceremony, the College honored several graduates for outstanding accomplishments at the Graduation Gala, held at the Four Points by Sheraton in West Lafayette.

Senior Veterinary Technologist Students Celebrate Success with Senior Project Presentations

Friday, May 11th, 2018 - Senior veterinary technologist students celebrated their program completion by presenting their capstone projects as the spring semester drew to a close. The students had the opportunity to give a lecture style presentation or share their project in a poster session.

Purdue Veterinary Technology Program Ranked #1

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Technology Program has been ranked #1 in the nation in a listing of the Top 50 Veterinary Technician Programs for 2018 published by  The website says to determine the best veterinary technology programs, they looked at the factors important to prospective students, especially common predictors of future success and a school’s commitment to online programs.

PVM Issues Statement Supporting National Registered Veterinary Nurse Credential

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine has issued a formal statement supporting a nationwide effort to create the Registered Veterinary Nurse national credential. This multi-year initiative by the Veterinary Nurse Initiative Coalition provides the national leadership and continuity that will be needed to effect change from state-to-state, since each state has its own regulations...

PVM Changes Veterinary Technology Degree Names to Veterinary Nursing

Friday, April 20th, 2018 - Dr. Bianca Zenor and the Veterinary Technology team in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine are happy to announce they will be changing the Veterinary Technology degree names to Veterinary Nursing (AAS and BS) effective with this year's fall entry Class of 2022!

Veterinary Technology Program Announces New Academic Advisors

Friday, March 2nd, 2018 - The Purdue Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Technology Program is excited to introduce two new advisors. Paige Allen, MS, RVT has been named assistant director of academic advising and recruiting and Shelly Opperman is joining the Veterinary Technology Program team as academic advisor.

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