Community Engagement

Summer Pipeline Programs Delight Participants with Face-to-face Learning

Monday, December 12th, 2022 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine summer programs designed to broaden the pool of applicants seeking admission to veterinary school found no shortage of enthusiastic participants as they were conducted in-person for the first time since the pandemic. The ever-popular Boiler Vet Camps for students in the 8th through 12th grades returned in June as in-residence programs on the Purdue campus, hosting 100 campers. Meanwhile, educationally and economically under-resourced college undergraduates got help in their quest to become veterinary professionals through the Vet Up! College residential summer program.

Forum and Mini Symposium Anchor Canine Welfare Discussions in Science

Monday, December 12th, 2022 - A two-day Purdue University program on Canine Welfare Science attracted nearly 225 registered participants from across the country.

Dr. Sandra San Miguel Recognized for Service to the Indiana Board of Animal Health

Friday, November 11th, 2022 - When the Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory’s Advisory Board met this week, the proceedings included a special presentation by State Veterinarian Bret Marsh, who honored Dr. Sandra San Miguel, Associate Dean for Engagement, for her service to the state Board of Animal Health (BOAH).

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%.

Priority 4 Paws, Subaru and Local Animal Shelters Team-up for Successful Pet Adoption Event

Friday, November 4th, 2022 - Some four-footed visitors to the showroom at Bob Rohrman Subaru in Lafayette attracted attention during a special pet adoption event Saturday, October 29, that involved a collaboration between the dealership, Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Priority 4 Paws program and two local animal shelters. The focus on finding homes for pets up for adoption was part of Subaru Loves Pets Month.

Time Running Out to Unite for United Way Participation, Whether Donating or Not

Friday, October 21st, 2022 - For the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, the Purdue United Way Campaign is first and foremost about participation – whether by giving or simply returning the pledge form without contributing.

Exotic Animal Medicine Will Be Focus of two-Day Symposium Hosted by Purdue Veterinary Students

Friday, October 14th, 2022 - The Medicine of Mammals and Avian Species (MMAS) Symposium will reflect the passion of the Purdue veterinary students in the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Exotic Animal Club, when the two day conference is held later this month in Lynn Hall.

PVM Engagement Efforts Spotlighted in Popular Science Article

Friday, October 14th, 2022 - A feature story writer for Popular Science magazine doing a story about ways to help children pursue veterinary careers recently turned to the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine for an expert who could address that topic. The well-known Popular Science contributor, Noah Lederman, also has had his work featured in the Los Angeles Times, Scientific American, The Boston Globe, and The Washington Post. The source he turned to at Purdue for his latest Popular Science article is Dr. Sandra San Miguel, associate dean for engagement.

“Rethinking Suicide” is Topic of Dr. Jeffrey A. Sutarik Wellness Lecture October 25

Friday, October 14th, 2022 - A presentation on personal wellbeing in the veterinary medical profession will be given later this month by a specialist in clinical psychology as part of a lectureship established in memory of a Purdue Veterinary Medicine alumnus. The Dr. Jeffrey A. Sutarik Memorial Wellness Lecture will be held Tuesday morning, October 25, from 8:00 – 9:20 a.m., as part of a core course in the DVM curriculum. The speaker, Dr. Craig J Bryan, PsyD, ABPP, is internationally recognized as an expert on suicide prevention, trauma and resilience. The lecture will be livestreamed for individuals outside PVM.

Subaru Loves Pets Adoption Day

Wednesday, October 12th, 2022 - Purdue University Veterinary Hospitals, in collaboration with Bob Rohrman Subaru of Lafayette, is committed to helping all animals — including those in shelters — stay safe and healthy.

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