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Students to Benefit from Purdue Veterinary Alumni Association Appropriations

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020 - The Purdue Veterinary Alumni Association (PVAA) Board of Directors has approved financial support for three new initiatives that will help Purdue Veterinary Medicine students and recruitment efforts in the upcoming academic year.  The board made the budget decisions during a meeting held virtually on June 9. In preparing its 2020-2021 fiscal-year budget, the board sought...



In Memory: Dr. William “Bill” Tietz (PU PhD ’61)

Friday, June 26th, 2020 - A veterinarian who earned his PhD at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine and went on to become president of Montana State University, Dr. William "Bill" Tietz (PU PhD '61), of Bozeman, Mont., died June 10. He was 93.



Tradition Triumphs as Purdue and PVM Host Virtual Commencement Ceremonies

Tuesday, June 16th, 2020 - Life is unpredictable, as we have been so starkly reminded in the past few months. But when the COVID-19 pandemic began to obliterate plans for long-held spring-time traditions, especially graduation ceremonies, we all had a chance to realize anew that the success which earns true respect does not flow from an absence of change, but from the character, tenacity, and persistence required to meld change into new opportunity. So, as Purdue University and the College of Veterinary Medicine recognized that there was no way to safely conduct in-person May commencement exercises, teams set about planning something unprecedented – graduation ceremonies in the realm of virtual reality.



Veterinary Professionals Together Even While Apart

Tuesday, June 16th, 2020 - The topic of how veterinarians are adapting their practices in response to the COVID-19 pandemic spawned healthy discussion as Purdue Veterinary Medicine hosted a virtual panel discussion April 29.



In Memory: Dr. Lisa Rozgony (PU DVM ‘76)

Friday, June 5th, 2020 - A Purdue Veterinary Medicine alumna, Dr. Lisa Rozgony, passed away May 17 in Boynton Beach, Fla. She was 67.



Virtual Alumni Panel Highlights Importance of Mental Health

Friday, May 22nd, 2020 - May is Mental Health Awareness Month, which served as an excellent opportunity for Purdue Veterinary Medicine to shed light on an incredibly important, yet difficult topic to address in the veterinary profession. The college hosted a virtual panel discussion on Tuesday, May 19, to provide an outlet for veterinary professionals to candidly talk about how they are addressing mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.



Virtual Alumni Panel Discussion Keeps Veterinary Professionals Together Even While Apart

Friday, May 8th, 2020 - The topic of how veterinarians are adapting their practices in response to the COVID-19 pandemic spawned healthy discussion as Purdue Veterinary Medicine hosted a virtual panel discussion Wednesday, April 29. The panel featured three PVM alumni who candidly shared their unique experiences navigating these uncharted waters during this unprecedented time.



In Memory: Dr. Robert E. Matus (PU DVM ’77)

Friday, May 8th, 2020 - The Purdue Veterinary Medicine family is saddened to learn that a member of the DVM Class of 1977, Dr. Robert E. Matus, has died. Dr. Matus passed away at his home in West Oneonta, N.Y., on April 28. He was 71.



New Assistant Dean at University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine is Purdue Alumna

Friday, April 24th, 2020 - Dr. Sara Connolly, a member of the Purdue DVM Class of 2006, now is serving in the newly created position of assistant dean for student success at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine.



Dr. Bret Marsh Honored with Prestigious Service Award

Friday, March 27th, 2020 - In recognition of his persistent pursuit of improved animal health, Indiana State Veterinarian Bret Marsh (PU DVM ’84), recently was awarded the National Pork Board’s Distinguished Service Award.




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