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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.