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A leading biomedical teaching and research center and the in-state veterinary college for residents of Virginia and Maryland, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine creates and maintains an environment that allows all members to learn and grow to their full potential. The college's locations include the main campus in Blacksburg, Virginia, home to the Veterinary Teaching Hospital; the Animal Cancer Care and Research Center in Roanoke, Virginia; the Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg, Virginia; and the Gudelsky Veterinary Center in College Park, Maryland.

College Priorities

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    Rendering of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital's expansion and renovation
    Veterinary Teaching Hospital Expansion and Renovation , home

    VA-MD Vet Med has plans to launch an expansion of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital to create modern, world-class teaching and clinical research spaces that will advance knowledge through patient care. Philanthropic partners are sought to ensure this project can occur in a timely fashion without increasing the financial burden on future students.

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    DVM Student with Dr. Krebs in CPRAC
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    The rising educational debt-to-salary ratio is considered one of the most serious issues facing veterinary colleges across the country. Scholarship support plays a crucial role in reducing the burden of educational debt and creating opportunities for underserved populations at VA-MD Vet Med.

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    Dr. Joanne Tuohy and patient at the Animal Cancer Care and Research Center
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    The Animal Cancer Care and Research Center represents hope for a brighter future in cancer care. The new center capitalizes on a strikingly rare opportunity to integrate researchers across disciplines investigating animal and human health, which leads to better quality and quantity of life for our animal companions and their owners.

Alumni and Friends: Stay Connected

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    DVM Class of 2026 White Coat Ceremony group photo.
    Class of 2026 receives support—and a surprise—during White Coat Ceremony , article

    Last Friday, 127 aspiring veterinarians, wearing their newly bestowed white coats, rose from their seats at the Moss Arts Center and took the veterinary student's oath. With that, the students were officially welcomed into the profession as the Class of 2026, the 43rd class of veterinarians to be educated at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine.

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    Jeff Alexander (BS '94, DVM '98, PhD '15)
    Meet the New Alumni Board of Directors President, Jeff Alexander , article

    Earlier this year, the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine’s Alumni Board of Directors elected its next president, Jeff Alexander.

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    Three professional photos: One of Jennifer McQuiston, one of Caitlin Cossaboom, and one of Phil Sponenberg. They all smile and look into the camera.
    2022 Distinguished Alumni Awards , article

    The college announced the 2022 Distinguished Alumni Awards. The Lifetime Achievement Alumni Award, the Outstanding Recent Alumni Award and an additional award, the Outstanding Faculty Alumni Award, given to a faculty member for their contributions to student and alumni education and mentorship.

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    Jay Kyle (DVM '93, BS' 88) , associate director of student success, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Alumnus joins Virginia Tech veterinary college as the associate director of student success , article

    Jay Kyle '88, DVM '93 will work with the faculty and staff of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine to increase retention, support academic success, and champion the overall student experience.

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    Alumni attending the Connect 2021 Continuing Education Seminars.
    Connect 2022 , article

    On Oct. 20-22, the college will host an opportunity for students, alumni, and practitioners to meet and share the collective interest and mutual benefit of mentorship, career opportunities, continuing education, and reunion celebrations.

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    The Wellness Memorial Fund honors alumni and dedicated members of the college community who have died. Their influence and impact are memorialized through important contributions that advance wellness projects and initiatives.

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