Veterinary Nursing


Beloved Tradition is Restored as May PVM Graduation Celebration Returns to Purdue Memorial Union

Friday, May 20th, 2022 - For the first time since 2019, the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine hosted its May Graduation Celebration in the Purdue Memorial Union Ballrooms where the newest DVM and Veterinary Nursing graduates were honored as family and friends looked on. Held Saturday, May 14, following the conclusion of the University Commencement Ceremony in the Elliott Hall of Music, the program featured recitation of oaths and recognition of recipients of awards for students, faculty, staff, and residents.



Veterinary Nursing Distance Learning Graduation Celebration Recognizes Non-traditional Path to Profession

Friday, May 20th, 2022 - The evening before the Purdue University Spring Commencement, two graduates of the Veterinary Nursing Distance Learning Program were honored at a special ceremony held in Lynn Hall. 



Ethos and VetBloom Partnership Expands Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Award-winning Diversity Programming

Friday, May 20th, 2022 - With multiple efforts toward diversity and inclusion already underway, Purdue University’s College of Veterinary Medicine is extending that commitment with a series of groundbreaking efforts now being enhanced by a new scholarship program from the college’s partners VetBloom and Ethos Veterinary Health.



Purdue Veterinary Medicine Celebrates Graduation of its Class of 2022 This Weekend

Friday, May 13th, 2022 - After months of planning, the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is set to recognize the Class of 2022 during graduation ceremonies tonight and tomorrow.  Additionally, a Purdue Veterinary Medicine Distinguished Professor will take center stage at the Elliott Hall of Music Monday, May 16, as the special guest speaker for the Graduate School commencement ceremony recognizing master’s and PhD degree recipients.



All Creatures Great and Small Learning Community Provides Opportunities for Incoming Veterinary Nursing Students

Friday, May 6th, 2022 - Put yourself in the shoes of an incoming freshman veterinary nursing student setting foot on the main Purdue University campus for the first time – a campus shared with more than 40,000 other students. It can be both exciting and intimidating. How do you make connections? … Feel like you belong? … And establish a support system? Thankfully, now there’s the All Creatures Great and Small Learning Community created and tailored just for beginning Purdue University Veterinary Nursing students! The students in this learning community are given the chance to broaden their awareness and knowledge of the unique opportunities and challenges involved in veterinary nursing.



PVM Welcomes Student Success/Learning Specialist

Friday, May 6th, 2022 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is pleased to welcome Corey Sanchez as a student success/learning specialist effective Monday, May 2. A new position to the Department of Veterinary Administration, Corey will have a dual role supporting veterinary medicine and veterinary nursing students in learning skills, as well supporting faculty in instructional design, assessment, and learning.



PVM Students Recognized for Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program Completion

Friday, April 22nd, 2022 - Students in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine received special recognition from Dean Willie Reed on Tuesday, April 5, during the Current Issues in Veterinary Medicine course, for completing the Certificate for Diversity and Inclusion in Veterinary Medicine. They are part of a larger group of DVM and Veterinary Nursing students who signed-up for the program and either already have completed it or will complete by the end of this semester.



Purdue Veterinary Nursing Alumna Working with Sea Turtles Shares Her Career Path with Students

Friday, April 22nd, 2022 - It may seem like a long and difficult path to get from Lynn Hall to a job that involves working with sea turtles, but for Purdue Veterinary Nursing alumna Katie D’Addato, RVT (PU AAS 2021), it was a path that she traversed relatively quickly. Katie shared her story virtually as a special guest speaker at a meeting of the Purdue University Veterinary Nursing Student Organization (VNSO) March 28.



Veterinary Nursing Symposium Attracts Capacity Crowd

Friday, April 1st, 2022 - Returning as an in-person event at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine after last year’s virtual program, the eighth annual Veterinary Nursing Symposium attracted 200 attendees from Indiana and several other states, including Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Ohio, and Wisconsin. The one-day program in Lynn Hall on Sunday, March 27, covered a broad range of topics that were appealing to veterinary nurses working with both large and small animals.



Veterinary Nursing Student Selected to Attend Mortar Board Leadership Conference

Friday, March 4th, 2022 - Brooke Toriani is a junior Veterinary Nursing (VNRS) student at Purdue University whose giant leaps led to her nomination and selection to attend the 2022 Mortar Board Leadership Conference. This year’s event was held virtually January 29.




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