TUSVM Pre-Veterinary College Symposium 2016

2016 TUSVM Pre-Veterinary College Symposium
March 30 – April 1, 2016
Tuskegee University Pre-Vet College Symposium provides valuable information to perspective applicants, including ways to strengthen your application, and career insight for preparation to becoming a veterinarian. All TUSVM Pre-Veterinary College Symposium educational sessions are free. However, all participates must be registered by March 18, 2016.

Contact: Rick Mosley for more information including registration form, schedule of events and waiver
College of Veterinary Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health
Admissions/Recruitment Office
Frederick Patterson Hall Room 111
Tuskegee, AL 36088
Phone: 334-727-8309
E-mail: mosleyr@nullmytu.tuskegee.edu



A Message from the President: Save the Date

Hello Everyone:

I hope that you are all having a great year! Our 2014 spring meeting for the North Carolina Association of Minority Veterinarians has been scheduled for May 17th and will be held at NC A&T State University in Greensboro.

The exact time and program agenda is still being planned so please hold this date. We have an executive committee teleconference call schedule for Monday 31st to plan the agenda. Please send any ideas or suggestion via e-mail.

Hope to see you in May!

Thanks, Allen

Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Program

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, is pleased to announce the continuation of the Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Program to help provide educational opportunities for future generations of scientists. In addition to investing in the world’s future scientific endeavors, Thermo Fisher Scientific prides itself on our eco-friendly operations and products, along with working with customers, industry, and the scientific community to advance environmental management and science. If you could please pass the following information along to your students, and post it on your website(s), it would be greatly appreciated.

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October 15, 2013

The members of EMBRACE, an Employee Resource Group at Novartis Animal Health in Greensboro, North Carolina will be hosting our first Veterinary Symposium focused on minorities in veterinary and agricultural sciences. The event will provide attendees an introduction to the Novartis product portfolio, a Continuing Education accredited course, networking opportunities for students from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and North Carolina State University, and presentation of the first annual EMBRACE scholarship awards.

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Webinar: E coli Update – Current perspectives on cattle, produce, and human health

On November 8th, 2011 Washington State University (WSU) and the University of Nebraska – Lincoln (UNL) collaborated to present a webinar entitled “E coli Update – Current perspectives on cattle, produce, and human health.” The webinar (funded by USDA CSREES AFRI) was designed for academia, government, industry, and all others who are interested in learning more about the latest discoveries in E coli research in relation to cattle, produce, and human illness.

If you weren’t able to attend the webinar, the videos are now available on-line. Please visit the following link to view the individual videos from the November 8th E coli Webinar. You will also be able to download a PDF of each presenter’s slides, some have been slightly modified since the webinar: http://extension.wsu.edu/vetextension/ec/Pages/default.aspx

Once you have viewed all six videos…let the organizers know what you thought by providing your feedback: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/SV2JRMJ

African American Students Are Not Applying for Minority Scholarships

Even if you do not have a college-aged child at home, please share this with someone who does, and to anyone and everyone that comes to mind. Though there are a number of companies and organizations that have donated money for scholarships to African Americans, a great deal of the money is being returned because of a lack of interest or awareness.

No one is going to knock on our doors and ask if we can use a scholarship.

Take the initiative to get your children involved! Money shouldn’t be returned to donating companies because we fail to apply for it.

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Leadership development opportunity available for recent grads, emerging leaders

Do you know a colleague with leadership potential – or are you interested in developing your leadership skills so you can take an active role in the future of the AVMA and organized veterinary medicine?

The AVMA is offering a year-long Future Leaders Program to identify and develop volunteer leaders for the AVMA and other organized veterinary groups. Open to anyone who has graduated from veterinary school within the last 15 years, this pilot program will bolster leadership and problem-solving skills related to organized veterinary medicine.

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