Diversity


Veterinary organizations take diversity- and equity-related action

Thursday, October 22nd, 2020 - Banfield Pet Hospital focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion during its virtual Pet Healthcare Industry Summit, Sept. 14-15. Participants included (clockwise from top left) Melissa Marshall, Banfield’s senior vice president of people and organization; Dr. Ruby Perry, dean of Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine; Dr. Willie Reed, dean of Purdue University College of Veterinary...



Purdue Veterinary Medicine Receives 2020 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award

Friday, October 2nd, 2020 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is being honored today as a recipient of the 2020 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. Presented annually, the national Health Professions HEED Award recognizes U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.



Students Recognized for Completing Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program

Friday, October 2nd, 2020 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine is pleased to recognize students in the DVM Class of 2023 and 2024 who successfully completed the requirements for the Certificate for Diversity and Inclusion in Veterinary Medicine.



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.



Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Introduces New Discussion Cafés

Friday, September 4th, 2020 - A new series launches this fall in the form of a PVM Virtual Learning Café designed to foster discussion with the intent to enlighten, encourage, and inspire. Hosted by the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, the first session will be held on Wednesday, September 30.



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).



Purdue VOICE Chapter Receives 2019 Programming Excellence Award

Tuesday, June 16th, 2020 - For the second year in a row, Purdue’s Chapter of VOICE (Veterinarians as One Inclusive Community for Excellence) has won the organization’s National Programming Excellence Award.



Purdue VOICE Chapter Receives 2019 Programming Excellence Award

Friday, April 17th, 2020 - For the second year in a row, Purdue’s Chapter of VOICE (Veterinarians as One Inclusive Community for Excellence) has won the organization’s National Programming Excellence Award.



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.



New Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Plan Launched for PVM

Friday, March 6th, 2020 - Months of work by Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Diversity Action Committee (DAC) came to fruition last Friday (February 28) as the College’s new Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Strategic Plan was shared during a meeting that served as the official plan launch.




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