New Veterinary Hospital Gets New Name Thanks to Generosity of PVM Alumnus and His Wife

Friday, February 12th, 2021 - As the date for opening the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s new hospital facilities draws closer, the Purdue Board of Trustees has approved a new name for the complex in recognition of a $10 million leadership commitment from PVM alumnus David Brunner and his wife, Bonnie.

Expanding Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Veterinary Nursing is Focus of New PetDesk Scholarship

Friday, January 15th, 2021 - PetDesk, a leading veterinary patient engagement software company, is teaming up with the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in veterinary nursing through a new scholarship program for Purdue Veterinary Nursing students.

A Closer Look: How Student Support Empowers Students

Wednesday, December 16th, 2020 - Pursuing a veterinary education provides the unique opportunity to gain knowledge, build relationships, and create an exciting future as a young professional. It is also a time when students face immense pressure to excel academically and take on additional financial responsibility. The College of Veterinary Medicine’s faculty and staff do their best to support students not only academically, but also as they navigate the “highs and lows” of college life. This year, a global pandemic resulted in additional challenges for everyone, but the steadfast philanthropic support of alumni, clients and friends made an especially meaningful impact on students in need.

Donor Spotlight Highlights Harry and Freida Latshaw

Friday, October 16th, 2020 - In the spirit of Veterinary Nursing Appreciation Week, the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine would like to recognize a special couple that has made a difference in the lives of veterinary nursing students – Mr. Harry and Mrs. Freida Latshaw.

Development Spotlight Shines on Veterinary Hospital and Dog Jog Endowment Campaigns

Friday, September 18th, 2020 - Philanthropy makes a difference in the College of Veterinary Medicine every day, as donors contribute in support of people and programs to improve animal and human health and well-being and support the education of future veterinary professionals. The gifts given are a reflection on the good work of faculty, staff, and students who often are the vital link between the college and generous supporters, says Chief Development Officer Tanya Finkbiner. So, to help shine a light on the impact of philanthropy on our college, the Purdue Veterinary Medicine development team is beginning a series of spotlight announcements that will appear in the Vet Gazette periodically.

Purdue Veterinary Alumni Association Appropriations Benefit Students

Friday, September 18th, 2020 - Three new initiatives designed to help Purdue Veterinary Medicine students and recruitment efforts are being funded by the Purdue Veterinary Alumni Association (PVAA). The PVAA Board of Directors approved the support over the summer, after seeking input from Dr. Jim Weisman (PU DVM ’97), assistant dean for student affairs, and Dr. Sandy San Miguel (PU DVM ’93; PhD ’95), associate dean for engagement.

Purdue Day of Giving – A Huge Success for Purdue Veterinary Medicine!

Friday, September 11th, 2020 - In its 7th year, Purdue Day of Giving raised an incredible $42,197,298 received through 20,217 gifts – once again an amazing showing of generosity and support for the university and its persistent pursuit of the next giant leap!

Next Week, There’s Just One Day to Meet the Challenge for Purdue Veterinary Medicine

Friday, September 4th, 2020 - It’s coming, but it will only be here for 24 hours next week! There will be just one day to help Purdue Veterinary Medicine meet the challenge when the university hosts its annual Purdue Day of Giving September 9.

Help Purdue Veterinary Medicine Meet the Challenge on the Purdue Day of Giving

Friday, August 21st, 2020 - Mark your calendar for September 9, and help Purdue Veterinary Medicine Meet the Challenge on the Purdue Day of Giving, the annual 24-hour fundraising event.

Virtual Event Gives Donors Birdseye View of New Purdue University Veterinary Hospital Project

Friday, August 7th, 2020 - Friends and alumni of the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine who have committed a major gift to the new hospital project recently joined Dean Willie Reed and the college's development office for a live, virtual hospital update. More than 25 alumni and friends participated in the Zoom event Tuesday, July 21.

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