Community Engagement


Veterinary Nursing Student Finds Personal Motivation to be Protect Purdue Ambassador

Friday, October 30th, 2020 - Meet Alayna Baker, a veterinary nursing student in the College of Veterinary Medicine who is also a Protect Purdue Ambassador! Alayna is one of over 200 Purdue students who signed-up for the program which was developed after the need was recognized for peer encouragement to get the entire student body aligned with the Protect Purdue Pledge.



PVM Receives Art Museum of Greater Lafayette’s Highest Honor for a Business or Organization

Friday, October 23rd, 2020 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is known for many accomplishments in veterinary medical education, discovery, and engagement, but now it has a mark of distinction in an entirely different arena – art!



College of Veterinary Medicine Launches League of VetaHumanz to Diversify Veterinary Workforce

Friday, September 11th, 2020 - Role models can help children see themselves in a future career, and a new initiative at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is helping develop veterinary medical role models every child can relate to.



National Inspiring Programs in STEM Award Recognizes This is How We “Role” Program

Friday, August 21st, 2020 - Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s This is How We "Role" ® program has received the 2020 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the largest and oldest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education. The national award for colleges and universities recognizes programs that are making a difference for all underrepresented groups in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).



Volunteer Artists Cheer on Purdue University Veterinary Hospital Heroes

Friday, July 31st, 2020 - People entering or leaving Lynn Hall last Friday afternoon, July 24, were greeted with encouraging splashes of color and text on the sidewalks adjacent to the Small and Large Animal Hospital entrances. The artwork was the work of the family of Alan Schrope, Purdue University Veterinary Hospital administrator.



Purdue Veterinary Hospital Welcomes Mask Donation from the Greater Lafayette Chinese Community

Friday, May 15th, 2020 - Community support continues to pour in for the Purdue Veterinary Hospital in the form of facemask donations for hospital employees. In addition to individual donations, the hospital received a bulk donation from the Greater Lafayette Chinese Community Thursday, May 7.



Video Series Delivers Virtual Interactive Lessons for Kids

Friday, April 10th, 2020 - A program through Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Office of Engagement is reaching children across the country through virtual means to continue inspiring future veterinarians.



PVM Participates in Purdue Campus Drive for Food Finders Food Bank

Friday, April 3rd, 2020 - During this trying time, food insecurity is striking those of all walks of life, including children, seniors, and families. For the next two weeks, April 6-17, Purdue Veterinary Medicine is participating in the 2020 Purdue University College to College Food Drive Challenge to support the Food Finders Food Bank.



Dr. Sandra San Miguel Receives AAVMC’s National Iverson Bell Award

Friday, March 13th, 2020 - The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) recognized Dr. Sandra San Miguel, Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s associate dean for engagement, for her tireless efforts to foster diversity and inclusion in academic veterinary medicine by presenting her with the 2020 Iverson Bell Award.



Inclusive Excellence Week Facilitates Discussions about Diversity at PVM

Friday, January 31st, 2020 - The week of Martin Luther King Jr. Day was filled with a variety of events for the PVM family, organized by the College’s chapter of VOICE (Veterinarians as One Inclusive Community for Empowerment), as part of its third annual Inclusive Excellence Week January 20-23.




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