Veterinary Nursing


Gratitude Abounds During Veterinary Nursing Appreciation Week

Friday, October 16th, 2020 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine takes great pride in educating the entire veterinary team, and veterinary nurses are a big part of that team! To show its support and gratitude for veterinary nurses, the College of Veterinary Medicine held a week-long celebration of Veterinary Nursing Appreciation Week.



Veterinary Nursing Stethoscope Celebration Persistently Protects Important College Tradition

Friday, September 4th, 2020 - Students in the Purdue Veterinary Nursing Program’s Class of 2023 stepped into the spotlight during the 9th annual Veterinary Nursing Stethoscope Celebration during the first week of the fall semester. Organizers of the event took extraordinary steps to safely continue this beloved college tradition for the students in a way that is in line with the Protect Purdue campaign, by utilizing social distancing and hybrid event technologies.



Incoming DVM and Veterinary Nursing Students Join PVM Family

Friday, August 28th, 2020 - With the summer coming to an end, Lynn Hall welcomes incoming DVM and Veterinary Nursing students.



Veterinary Medicine Online: PVM Meets the COVID-19 Challenge Virtually

Wednesday, June 17th, 2020 - The rigor of the veterinary medical curriculum is legendary, and the heritage of face-to-face instruction in classrooms, laboratories, and clinics is cherished. So when COVID-19 reached pandemic status, and Purdue University had to make a sudden change from on-campus classes to online courses, in less than two weeks' time, faculty and staff faced a more than daunting challenge.



Tradition Triumphs as Purdue and PVM Host Virtual Commencement Ceremonies

Tuesday, June 16th, 2020 - Life is unpredictable, as we have been so starkly reminded in the past few months. But when the COVID-19 pandemic began to obliterate plans for long-held spring-time traditions, especially graduation ceremonies, we all had a chance to realize anew that the success which earns true respect does not flow from an absence of change, but from the character, tenacity, and persistence required to meld change into new opportunity. So, as Purdue University and the College of Veterinary Medicine recognized that there was no way to safely conduct in-person May commencement exercises, teams set about planning something unprecedented – graduation ceremonies in the realm of virtual reality.



Tradition Triumphs as Purdue and PVM Host Virtual Commencement Ceremonies

Friday, May 22nd, 2020 - Life is unpredictable, as we have been so starkly reminded in the past few months. But when the COVID-19 pandemic began to obliterate plans for long-held spring-time traditions, especially graduation ceremonies, we all had a chance to realize anew that the success which earns true respect does not flow from an absence of change, but from the character, tenacity, and persistence required to meld change into new opportunity. So, as Purdue University and the College of Veterinary Medicine recognized that there was no way to safely conduct in-person May commencement exercises, teams set about planning something unprecedented – graduation ceremonies in the realm of virtual reality.



PVM Graduation Celebration Recognizes Award Recipients

Friday, May 22nd, 2020 - The virtual Graduation Celebration hosted by the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine in lieu of traditional commencement exercises included the recognition of recipients of faculty, resident, intern, and student awards. Typically the awards would have been presented at the Graduation Gala on the eve of commencement, but due to the changes necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the award recognition was incorporated into the college’s virtual celebration that was streamed via Facebook Live Saturday, May 16.



Purdue On-demand Commencement Honors PVM Graduates

Friday, May 22nd, 2020 - In a normal year, Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s traditional Oath Ceremony would follow the Purdue University commencement exercises in the Elliott Hall of Music, yet this year’s far-from-normal events induced by the COVID-19 pandemic necessitated a heroic effort to develop alternate plans. Purdue University converted its beloved traditional commencement ceremony into an on-demand virtual presentation, which included the reading of the names of DVM and Veterinary Nursing graduates.



Virtual Graduation Celebration Planned to Honor PVM Class of 2020

Friday, April 24th, 2020 - Plans are underway for a virtual Purdue Veterinary Medicine graduation ceremony in May to recognize members of the College’s Class of 2020 in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic that prompted cancellation of the traditional commencement exercises.



Founder of Veterinary Specialist Services Conducts Online Koala Conservation Lecture

Friday, April 10th, 2020 - Taking Purdue University’s shift to remote instruction in stride, the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Global Engagement team welcomed Dr. Philip Moses, koala conservation expert, for a live Zoom lecture on Monday, April 6.




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