CVM to Host 25th Annual Open House March 24
Posted March 08, 2018
The Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine &
Biomedical Sciences will host its 25th annual Open House on
Saturday, March 24, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Open House is an exciting, free-to-the-public, completely
student-run event during which people of all ages can venture
behind the scenes at one of the nation’s top veterinary
A young "surgeon" operates on her teddy bear in one of the most
popular of the CVM's Open House activities.
Texas A&M's College of Veterinary Medicine is the only
veterinary medical college in the state of Texas. The veterinary
medical students enjoy the opportunity to sponsor an event that
provides the public an educational and entertaining experience that
emphasizes the roles veterinarians and animals play in society.
Open House features exciting indoor and outdoor exhibits, a
variety of hands-on activities, and tours of several areas in both
the large and small animal hospitals that are usually inaccessible
to the public. Veterinary students answer questions about
specimens in pathology, parasitology, and anatomy rooms.
Children can experience veterinary medicine first-hand by
entering a real operating room and performing Teddy Bear Surgery,
one of Open House’s most popular events, on their favorite stuffed
Informational events include a variety of talks given by
veterinarians. Prospective veterinary students will have the
opportunity to attend question-and-answer sessions with both
admissions committee members and current veterinary students.
Open House is FREE, open to the public, welcomes people of all
ages, and does not require registration!
Texas A&M University veterinary students invite members of
the community to attend this fun and unique event and anticipate
that attendance will reach record numbers this year.
There is so much to do and something for everyone at Open House,
so bring your family and friends!
for schedules, maps, and more; follow the event on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
for updates and announcements; and pre-register for a tour of the
Small Animal Hospital by emailing openhouseSAHtours@gmail.com
with your name, the number of people in your party, and what time
your group would like to tour.
Visit the Vet School on Saturday, March 24, for an animal-filled
day of fun!
For more information about the Texas
A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences,
please visit our website at vetmed.tamu.edu or join us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
Contact Information: Megan Palsa, Executive Director of
Communications, Media & Public Relations, Texas A&M College
of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Science; firstname.lastname@example.org;
979-862-4216; 979-421-3121 (cell)
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