Diversity


Ethos and VetBloom Partnership Expands Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Award-winning Diversity Programming

Friday, May 20th, 2022 - With multiple efforts toward diversity and inclusion already underway, Purdue University’s College of Veterinary Medicine is extending that commitment with a series of groundbreaking efforts now being enhanced by a new scholarship program from the college’s partners VetBloom and Ethos Veterinary Health.



Purdue Veterinary Medicine Contributes to Purdue’s Top Ranking Among Big Ten, R1 Institutional Peers in Awarding STEM-based Graduate Degrees to Black Students

Friday, May 13th, 2022 - The U.S. News & World Report’s latest rankings for the nation’s top graduate programs point to Purdue University’s strengths in equipping the next generation of leaders in the STEM fields, including the field of veterinary medicine. Further, they show Purdue’s underlying progress to diversify the racial makeup of its graduate student population, enriching the university’s research and learning enterprise and enhancing the powerful link between diversity, excellence and academic opportunity, Purdue officials say.



Women Veterinary Deans Share Leadership Wisdom and Insights at PVM Faculty Women’s Luncheon

Friday, May 6th, 2022 - Women on the Purdue Veterinary Medicine faculty received practical help and encouragement to pursue academic leadership opportunities during the 2022 PVM Annual Faculty Women’s Luncheon, which featured a panel of current and past women deans of colleges of veterinary medicine. Held on Monday, April 25, at the Purdue Memorial Union West Faculty Lounge, the event was hosted by the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. 



PVM Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Programs Showcased in Insight into Diversity Magazine Feature Story

Friday, April 29th, 2022 - Diversity, equity, and inclusion programs at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine are at the center of attention in a feature article in the May issue of Insight into Diversity magazine, regarded as the nation’s oldest and largest diversity-focused publication and website in higher education.



PVM Students Recognized for Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program Completion

Friday, April 22nd, 2022 - Students in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine received special recognition from Dean Willie Reed on Tuesday, April 5, during the Current Issues in Veterinary Medicine course, for completing the Certificate for Diversity and Inclusion in Veterinary Medicine. They are part of a larger group of DVM and Veterinary Nursing students who signed-up for the program and either already have completed it or will complete by the end of this semester.



Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine Puts DEI Front and Center in Veterinary Education

Tuesday, April 19th, 2022 - Diversity Champions exemplify an unyielding commitment to diversity and inclusion throughout their campus communities, across academic programs, and at the highest administrative levels. INSIGHT Into Diversity selected institutions that rank in the top tier of Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award recipients. Read the full story at Insight Into Diversity.



“Purdue LIVE” Session at PVM Engages URM Students from University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff in STEM Research

Friday, April 8th, 2022 - Six students from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) recently visited the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine for “Purdue LIVE”, a program in which students solved cases through the use of laboratory and other specialized methods.



NVA Launches Scholarship Program in Partnership with Purdue Veterinary Medicine

Friday, April 1st, 2022 - A new scholarship established through an agreement between the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine and National Veterinary Associates (NVA) is providing vital financial support to several Purdue students in the Vet Up! DVM Scholars program. The new scholarship is part of NVA’s efforts to enhance diversity and representation in the veterinary industry.



Dean Willie Reed Featured in American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges Publication

Friday, February 18th, 2022 - When the American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) wanted to develop an inspiring story about a leader in veterinary medicine to publish during Black History Month, they knew they needed to look no further than the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine and Dean Willie Reed.



Purdue VOICE receives Chapter of the Year and Excellence in Servitude and External Relations Awards

Friday, February 11th, 2022 - This year, the Purdue Veterinary Medicine Chapter of Veterinarians as One Inclusive Community for Empowerment (VOICE) was recognized by the national VOICE organization with two awards: Excellence in Servitude and External Relations and Chapter of the Year.




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