AVMA Offers Free Vet Tech Webinar

The American Veterinary Medical Association’s Lead & Learn series is offering a new webinar on February 13th at noon Central.  Utilizing Veterinary Technicians: How Does Your Practice Measure Up? will be presented by Kenichiro Yagi, a veterinary technician specialist in emergency and critical care.  Yagi will discuss how to

LSU Vet School to Host January Open House

Louisiana State University’s School of Veterinary Medicine will host their annual open house on Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 9am to 3pm.  The event is free and open to the public—a great opportunity for aspiring veterinary students and their families to take a look behind the scenes! Visitors will be able

Veterinary Essay Contest to Award Scholarships

Entries are currently being accepted for the third annual Solutions for the Profession Competition sponsored by the VIN Foundation.  Any student currently enrolled in vet school is eligible to enter for a chance to win one of three scholarships: $3,000 for the winner, $1,500 for the runner up, and $1,000

Free Veterinary Student Debt Webinar

The VIN Foundation is offering a free webinar this week that should be very useful for current (and future) veterinary students.  The webinar, Veterinary Student Debt Questions and Answers, will address topics such as student loan repayment options, loan consolidation, private refinancing, and managing stress related to student debt.  They

Hills Pet Nutrition to Fund Vet School Renovation

It was announced this week that Hill’s Pet Nutrition has donated a significant amount to Kansas State University’s vet school to fund a major renovation.  The value of the donation has not been disclosed, but various outlets have reported that it is the largest corporate gift in the college’s history. Kansas

Free CE Course Offered on Veterinary Practice Management

VetMedTeam and Trupanion have partnered to offer a free online course on veterinary practice management.  The course, “The Ace in the Hole for the Jack of All Trades,” focuses on how a practice manager can help the practice owner by overseeing operations, accounting, client management, HR functions, and more—allowing the

Veterinary Scholarship Program Accepting Applications for 2019

The 2019 Zoetis/AAVMC Veterinary Student Scholarship Program, sponsored by Zoetis and the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges, is now accepting applications.  Second and third year veterinary students in the U.S. (and certain schools in the Caribbean) are eligible to apply for one of the $2,000 awards.  Approximately 300 scholarships

Recent Colorado Veterinary Grads Eligible for $70K Awards

To address a shortage of rural veterinarians, the state of Colorado has implemented its Veterinary Education Loan Repayment Program (VELRP) that awards up to $70,000 to each recipient over a four year period.  Up to four recipients will be selected each year, and applications for the initial round of awards

Colorado State University to Expand Veterinary Campus

The Colorado State University Board of Governors approved the addition of a 12,150 square foot facility to the veterinary campus this week, as reported by The Coloradoan.  The South Campus Animal Research Facility project will house animals under the care of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, the Pre-Surgical Research Laboratory, the

AVMA Offers Student Loan Repayment Webinar

The American Veterinary Medical Association will offer a webinar on Student Loan Repayment Options and Strategies on October 29, 2018 at 1pm Eastern time.  The presentation, part of the AVMA Lead & Learn webinar series, will feature three speakers: Dr. Bridgette Bain (AVMA economist), Dr. Caroline Cantner (AVMA Assistant Director