Alliance with Cargill/Nutrena, Inc.
Posted June 12, 2007
COLLEGE STATION, TX - Texas A&M University College of
Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) has entered
into an agreement to create an Educational Alliance with
Cargill/Nutrena, Inc. that will benefit the college and enhance the
education of DVM students.
Representatives from both the college and Cargill were on hand
to sign the agreement in a ceremony held today at the CVM.
"Cargill/Nutrena, Inc. is pleased to assist in advancing the
programs and educational opportunities for veterinary medical
students at Texas A&M University," said John Windwehen, Cargill
Inc., South Texas General Manager. "We have had a long relationship
with many programs at Texas A&M University, and we realized
that we needed to strengthen our relationship with the College of
Veterinary Medicine. This college is at the forefront of veterinary
medical education, and to be able to support their continued
excellence is a tremendous opportunity for us. We look forward to
working together with the faculty and staff of the CVM to promote
As a part of the Educational Alliance, Cargill will work with
the CVM to develop nutrition education opportunities for
veterinarians and clients. In addition, Cargill will provide
student scholarships, achievement awards, and will bring in leaders
in the agri-business industry as guest speakers for continuing
education and classroom programs.
"The College of Veterinary Medicine has been very fortunate to
have excellent support for our programs from the agri-business
industry," said Dr. H. Richard Adams, dean of veterinary medicine.
"Cargill/Nutrena, Inc. has been a friend to the CVM for many years,
and their commitment to and continued support of our faculty,
staff, students, and programs is truly appreciated."
The Educational Alliance is designed to enhance horse and
livestock health through education of veterinarians, veterinary
medical students, faculty and horse/livestock owners about current
trends in nutrition management. The initial term for the alliance
is for two years.
Angela G. Clendenin
Director, Communications & Public Relations
Ofc - (979) 862-2675
Cell - (979) 739-5718
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