Our Impact

Vet Up! Program Partners Visit Purdue to Discuss Collaborations

Friday, December 1st, 2023 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s partnerships with several Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are pivotal to the success of the Vet Up! National HCOP Academy for Veterinary Medicine program. As part of the recently renewed five-year, $3.2 million HRSA program grant, PVM invited the founding partner schools to campus so they could learn more about the College of Veterinary Medicine and discuss with faculty and staff how to strategically strengthen and expand the partnership.

Global Engagement Fair Celebrates PVM’s Leadership in Providing Opportunities Abroad

Friday, December 1st, 2023 - The Veterinary Medical Library was the setting for a Global Engagement Fair held in celebration of Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s expanding global engagement opportunities and ever-increasing study abroad options for DVM and veterinary nursing students. Hosted by the college’s Office of Global Engagement, the event on October 6 also provided the perfect opportunity to recognize students who successfully completed the requirements for obtaining the PVM Global Engagement Certificate. The certificate program was created to inspire students to change the world through their future veterinary medical careers by providing them with the tools to better engage, exchange, and collaborate with the world around them.

“Paws Up” – Brought to you by the PVM Wellness Committee

Friday, December 1st, 2023 - This week we extend our gratitude to Holly Englert, assistant director for student advising in the Veterinary Nursing program.

Priority 4 Paws and Area Animal Shelters Join with Zeigler Subaru to turn Showroom into Adoption Center for a Day

Friday, November 10th, 2023 - With shiny new Subarus as a backdrop, pets up for adoption captured the attention of visitors to Zeigler Subaru of Lafayette as the dealership collaborated with Purdue’s Priority 4 Paws program and two animal shelters to host an adoption event as part of Subaru’s 5th annual National Make A Dog’s Day.

“Paws Up” – Brought to you by the PVM Wellness Committee

Friday, November 10th, 2023 - On the eve of Veterans Day we offer our heartfelt gratitude to our remarkable colleagues and students in the PVM community who have chosen to serve our nation in the military. We also deeply appreciate the sacrifices made by family members and the significant others of those who have served. Your solid dedication and commitment are an inspiration for all of us and it’s an honor to work alongside you. Thank you!

Dr. Skip Jackson Dog Jog Achieves Tail-wagging Success to Benefit Priority 4 Paws Shelter Medicine Program

Friday, November 3rd, 2023 - If you happened to be on the Purdue University campus near the College of Veterinary Medicine on the morning of Saturday, September 23, you were certainly in for a treat. The 2023 Dr. Skip Jackson Dog Jog 5K was held at the conclusion of the Purdue Veterinary Conference that day and featured 111 human runners and close to 60 furry companions, including four adoptable dogs from a local animal shelter. Equally significant, the race raised some $3,000 to support Priority 4 Paws, the college’s shelter medicine program that provides high-quality medical and surgical care for shelter animals while educating the next generation of veterinarians.

The Power of Gratitude: Appreciation Boosts Well-Being

Friday, October 20th, 2023 - This October as we celebrate National Veterinary Nurses Appreciation Week, the PVM Wellness Committee would like to highlight how we all can take advantage of a popular evidence-based strategy to boost our collective well-being. Research shows that both extending, and receiving, gratitude can have a profound impact on workplace well-being and career satisfaction.

PVM Honored with 2023 National Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

Friday, October 20th, 2023 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine has received the Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award for the fourth consecutive year. Presented by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education, the national award recognizes U.S. health colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. As an award recipient, the college will be featured, along with 61 other HEED Award recipients, in the November/December 2023 issue of INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.

Students Recognized for Diversity Certificate Program Completion

Friday, October 6th, 2023 - When class started Wednesday morning, October 3, during the Current Issues in Veterinary Medicine course, eight first-year veterinary students received special recognition for completing the Certificate for Diversity and Inclusion in Veterinary Medicine. The students were honored for putting in the hard work necessary to finish the learning modules, activity assignments, volunteer community service assignment, and capstone paper that are required to earn the certificate.

The College of Veterinary Medicine and the Human-Animal Bond Showcased During Purdue Homecoming Festivities

Friday, October 6th, 2023 - Two signature Purdue Homecoming events put the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine in the spotlight last weekend, in part because of the magnetic attraction of canines and felines! Friday night, September 29, on the eve of the football game, Canine Educators stole the show as the college’s entry in the Homecoming Parade. On Saturday, community members and Purdue alumni enjoyed strolling along “Boilermaker Boulevard” to visit a host of tents containing displays and exhibits organized by Purdue colleges and units, including the Purdue Veterinary Medicine tent that featured a team of students from the Purdue University Veterinary Hospital’s Small Animal Primary Care Service. The students were led by Dr. Lori Corriveau, primary care clinician, and accompanied by two furry companions – a black Labrador named Gimli and Dr. Corriveau’s cat, Baby Kitty.

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