Exploring A Passion for Rural Medicine

Tori Chambers, a third-year veterinary student at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM), has a passion for rural veterinary medicine. Her experience this summer working for four weeks as an extern at Quitman Animal Clinic, a rural mixed animal practice about an hour north of Tyler, has only strengthened her […]

Student Explores Texas Panhandle Veterinary Careers with VERO Tour

The sweeping vistas of West Texas offer many opportunities to practice veterinary medicine–and Hannah Johnson wanted to explore her options firsthand. To do so, the third-year Texas A&M University veterinary student decided to devote part of her summer participating in the Veterinary Education, Research and Outreach (VERO) Food Production Tour. The six-day tour, offered through […]

Veterinary Student Explores Career Options with VERO Tour

Jacob Willingham’s early years were spent at county fairs and major livestock shows across Texas. The Milano native started showing pigs and eventually bought a handful of sows so he could raise his own pigs. Soon, he was showing heifers and even today continues to raise cattle to sell to family friends. Not surprisingly, Willingham’s […]

VERO Internship Introduces Student to Dairy Cattle Medicine

Asucena Ochoa’s first experiences with cattle were during her Houston high school’s agriculture classes. Now, however, after participating in Texas A&M University’s innovative Veterinary Education, Research and Outreach (VERO) Food Animal & Rural Practice Summer Internship Program, Ochoa is considering pursuing a career working in food animal production or in a rural practice that serves […]

West Texas ‘Tour’ Reaches Milestone, Introduces 100th Student To New Avenues For Veterinary Practice

As a young boy growing up in Milano, Jacob Willingham started showing pigs at county fairs. He soon was raising his own and widening his agricultural interests to include showing heifers. So, it’s not surprising that Willingham, now a third-year veterinary student at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM), is […]

Exploring Opportunities in the Texas Panhandle

Growing up in Jamaica, Orville Tucker was surrounded by neighbors whose farms included goats, cows, chickens, dogs, and cats. A boyhood spent in close proximity to a wide variety of animals inspired Tucker’s decision to become a veterinarian. “I always wanted to help animals since I was 12 years old,” he said. “I figured that […]

CVM Students Receive Texas, Southwestern Cattle Raisers Foundation Scholarships

Three fourth-year veterinary students at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) were awarded scholarships from the Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Foundation (TSCRF) this summer. Brooke Kehlenbrink, Reagan McAda, and Kody Scherer were the recipients of the $5,000 2019 TSCRF Large Animal Veterinary Scholarship, which supports CVM veterinary students planning […]

BIMS Graduate Wins Top Hat Scholarship

Patryk Tomaszkiewicz, a May 2019 graduate from the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, was awarded one of the first annual Top Hat Scholarships for his leadership, growth, and academic success. Tomaszkiewicz double majored in biomedical sciences and entomology, with a minor in public health. He was nominated for this scholarship by […]

From West Texas to College Station

HAYLEY MORGAN With a long-time passion for horses and a desire to study veterinary medicine, Morgan found herself right at home at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM).  After completing her bachelor’s degree in animal science from West Texas A&M University, Morgan found herself searching for a veterinary program that […]

A ‘Cooperative’ Education

CVM Ambassador Rebecca Gooder is building community relationships as she guides visitors around the college and interacts with customers at the local Producers Cooperative. Story by Megan Myers Rebecca Gooder maintains a busy schedule as a third-year veterinary student who works both as a Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) Ambassador […]


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