Dean Eleanor Green examined changes over the past year at "College Hour."
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Dean Green Reflects on Past Year During 'College Hour'
"A Year in Reflection" examined recent changes at the CVM during its centennial year in 2016, such as the construction of the Veterinary & Biomedical Education Complex (VBEC), new faculty and staff, graduate programs, and opportunities for student involvement.
Ten West Texas A&M Students Accepted to Veterinary Schools
The acceptances mark a historical milestone for WTAMU's pre-veterinary program and illustrate the success of the partnership with the CVM in the Serving Every Texan Every Day initiative.
Quick Earns Texas A&M Professorship in Teaching Excellence
VTPP professor Christopher Quick is one of two faculty members selected to receive a 2017 University Professorship in Undergraduate Teaching Excellence, conferred upon only the university's most distinguished undergraduate teachers.
Alumna Wins 'Excellence in Research' Award

Rachel Curtis-Robles, who earned her doctorate in biomedical sciences in December, was one of 16 students or graduates recognized with a Distinguished Graduate Student Award by the Association of Former Students.
Class of 2017 Receives DVM Degrees on May 10

Commencement speaker Christine A. Stanley encouraged the more than 130 DVM graduates to reflect on the Veterinarian"s Oath and its call for a lifelong commitment to continued learning during the Spring 2017 graduation exercises.
VET Supports Canton Tornado Survivors, Post- 9/11 Veterans
In Van Zandt County, the VET offered medical support to animals injured in the F3 and F4 tornadoes, and in Port O'Connor, they assisted support canines owned by veterans there for Warrior's Weekend.
Castiglioni Says 'Goodbye' as CVM Administrator
Faculty, staff, administrators, and students celebrated the service of Dr. Evelyn Tiffany-Castiglioni and wished her a fond farewell as a CVM administrator during a reception on Monday, May 15.

Stevenson Center Featured in Woman's Day Magazine
The article "Rowdy Roommates," in the current edition, details the nearly 600 pets currently on the endowment list, veterinary student Lauren Schwerdfeger, and the center's more prominent residents.
VTPB Team Earns University Patent Award

Drs. Garry Adams, Allison Ficht, and Thomas Ficht were among the 64 faculty members recognized by Texas A&M Technology Commercialization on May 4 for their patent on "Controlled Release Vaccines and Methods for Treating Brucella Diseases and Disorders."
CVM Professor to Promote Worldwide Bone Health in Bulgaria
Through the Fulbright Specialist Program, Larry Suva will collaborate with New Bulgarian University to implement a program for patients across Europe with cancer, autism spectrum disorder, and Down syndrome.
BIMS Graduation Highlighted by Student Speaker, Singer
Joel White, son of Dr. Sharon Kerwin, performed the National Anthem and Francis Mtuke reminded the more than 270 graduates of the journey they have made and the one yet to come as he shared his personal story.
A&M Foundation Trustees Honor Outstanding Students
Brenda Castillo, who was a research assistant in the CVM, was one of two recipients of the fifth Outstanding Student Award, presented by the Texas A&M Foundation on Wednesday, May 3.
CVM Celebrates End of 'Year' with Picnic

A barbecue lunch, complete with an ice cream dessert, thanked faculty, staff, and students for a year of hard work and dedication during the 17th Annual CVM Picnic on Friday, May 19, in the Veterinary & Biomedical Education Complex Courtyard.

AVMA Alumni Reception
The Tin Roof, Indianapolis, Indiana
July 21, 2017

CVM Tailgate
VBEC Courtyard
October 28, 2017
Halloween Meet-N-Treat
October 31, 2017
2018 Outstanding Alumni &
Rising Star Awards
Call for Nominations

The CVM is pleased to announce the call for nominations for 2018 Outstanding Alumni & Rising Star awards. These awards recognize alumni for outstanding contributions as Doctors of Veterinary Medicine, as well as professionals from the biomedical sciences program, who have reached a level of success in their professional careers that brings credit to both the individual and the CVM. The Rising Star Award recognizes younger alumni who have made significant contributions to the profession earlier in their careers.

A complete nomination packet will include the nomination form, the nominee's Curriculum Vitae, a brief citation describing the nominee's accomplishments as they relate to the chosen profession and at least two letters of support. To download a nomination packet, go to or call 979-845-9043.

The deadline for submission is December 22, 2017.

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Feline Forum
July 14-15, 2017
Canine Conference
August 25-27, 2017
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Congratulations to BIMS major Forrest Herman, son of VTPP clinical professor James Herman, for receiving the Corps of Cadets' 2016-17 "Outstanding Academic Senior" award.
A big Hats Off also goes to BIMS sophomore Menaka Tandon, junior Michael Andrews, and senior Andy Habib, who were the 2017 recipients of the Association of Former Students' Thomas S. Gathright Scholar Award. Habib is now a two-time winner of the award, earning his first during his sophomore year.
In addition, congrats to BIMS graduating seniors Kendall Wolkenstein, who was nominated for the Robert Gates-Muller Family Outstanding Student Award, and Joel White (son of VSCS professor Sharon Kerwin) and Stephen Glombicki, who were nominated for the Brown Foundation-Earl Rudder Memorial Outstanding Student Award; these are among the top awards given by Texas A&M, and it's a tremendous honor to be nominated.
On the faculty side, congratulations to Jonathan Levine, professor, Helen McWhorter Chair and head of the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, for being elected as the new secretary for the ACVIM's neurology team.
Finally, hats off to Bubba Woytek, assistant vice president for development, who received the Texas A&M Foundation's Impact Award from Tyson Voelkel at the college Development Council Meeting on Friday, May 19.
Well done to all!
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