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Spring Graduation Activities Begin Thursday With The Awarding Of 133 DVM Degrees

Posted May 06, 2014

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Spring 2014 graduation ceremonies at Texas A&M University kick off Thursday (May 8) when the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) awards 133 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees.

The awarding of degrees at the 2:00 p.m. ceremonies in Rudder Auditorium will follow an address by Bo Brock, DVM, a 1990 Magna Cum Laude graduate of Texas A&M University.

The owner of Brock Veterinary Clinic in Lamesa, Texas, he has operated this growing and thriving clinic since 1992. He typically sees approximately 10,000 equine patients per year.

Brock also serves as an adjunct professor and instructor in the Department of Animal Sciences at Texas Tech University, where he teaches care and management of companion animals and animal diseases.  He was awarded the prestigious Equine Practitioner of the Year by the Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA) in 2007.

Brock is very well known for his humorous articles and presentations.

He is involved in a large family farming operation near Lubbock, Texas and is married with three daughters.

A reception will be held in the John ’74 and Debbie ’76 Bethancourt Family Grand Ballroom of the Memorial Student Center following the ceremony. Texas A&M's commencement ceremonies continue Thursday with a 5:30 p.m. convocation, also in Rudder Auditorium. The university's graduation exercises for degree candidates at the undergraduate and graduate levels will be held during six ceremonies the following two days (May 9-10) at Reed Arena.

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