Dr. Skip Jackson Dog Jog to Raise Funds for Shelter Medicine at Conclusion of Purdue Veterinary Conference
Friday, September 1st, 2023 - The Dr. Skip Jackson Dog Jog 5K will serve as a fitting capstone event for the 2023 Purdue Veterinary Conference when it is held Saturday September 23, at the conclusion of the conference week.
Purdue Comparative Oncology Research Center Named for Evan and Sue Ann Werling
Monday, June 19th, 2023 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine now is home to a named center for comparative oncology research that will advance cancer research benefiting pets and humans. The Purdue University Board of Trustees approved the naming of the Evan and Sue Ann Werling Comparative Oncology Research Center in recognition of the donors’ $10 million gift. As a part of the College of Veterinary Medicine, the center will partner with the Purdue Institute for Cancer Research.
A Specialized Investment
Monday, June 19th, 2023 - A clerical error nearly cost Dr. Raj Singh his spot in veterinary school. Nearly four decades later, after building a successful veterinary practice in California, he reflects on how the education he received at Purdue University prepared him to pursue the career of his dreams, take giant leaps as a business owner, and develop a special interest in dentistry. A passion for this field of veterinary medicine motivated Dr. Singh and his wife, Melissa, to commit $1.5 million to establish an endowed professorship in dentistry at the College of Veterinary Medicine last fall.
What a Difference a Day Makes!
Friday, April 28th, 2023 - It was a day much like any other 24 hour day. But Wednesday, April 26, also was a day unlike any other day for Purdue University, which hosted the most notable Purdue Day of Giving, yet, to benefit the university and all the colleges, including Purdue Veterinary Medicine. This year marked the 10th year for the annual event, which started at midnight Wednesday and ran for 24 consecutive hours. By the time the clock struck 12 the next night, the one day fund-drive had raised a record $110,802,950 donated in the form of 27,855 gifts!
In Memory: Evan Werling, PVM Friend and Benefactor
Friday, April 14th, 2023 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine community is deeply saddened to learn that longtime friend of the college, Evan Werling, of Nashville, Indiana, passed away Sunday, April 9 at his home. He was 77.
Kroger Steps Up to Support Purdue Veterinary Medicine Food Pantry
Friday, January 27th, 2023 - The 2022 Holiday Season was extra special for the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine thanks to the Kroger Family of Companies which provided a generous $1,000 gift card to support the college’s food pantry.
Purdue Veterinary Medicine Donor Honored at Purdue Men’s Basketball Game
Friday, January 27th, 2023 - A special ceremony during Sunday’s Purdue Men’s Basketball game (January 22) brought well-deserved recognition to a long-time supporter of the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine. Joy Matson was honored at center court during a game break, as part of the Hammer Down Cancer Game sponsored by the Purdue Institute for Cancer Research.
Generous Giving Propels College of Veterinary Medicine Forward
Monday, December 12th, 2022 - The College of Veterinary Medicine's philanthropic family continues to provide expanded support for veterinary students, animal health care, and research initiatives. The 2021-22 fiscal year was the second year in a row in which the college exceeded a total of $20 million in philanthropic support.
Named Equine Sports Medicine Center Fulfills Hopes of Alumnus
Monday, December 12th, 2022 - Alumnus and longtime equine veterinarian Don McCrosky and his wife Lois, of Waterloo, Illinois, were recognized for their gift to support Equine Sports Medicine.
PVM Closes in on Goal for Purdue United Way Campaign
Friday, November 11th, 2022 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine faculty and staff are coming together to support Purdue University’s contribution to the United Way of Greater Lafayette, as the campaign comes down the home stretch. Purdue now has reached 75% of the $725,000 goal, and in the College of Veterinary Medicine, more than $18,000 has been raised with a campaign participation rate nearing 25%.