Community Engagement


Pets Draw a Crowd at PVM’s Homecoming Booth

Friday, October 18th, 2019 - A flurry of special events and activities last weekend marked the culmination of Purdue University’s 150 Years of Giant Leaps campaign, and Purdue Veterinary Medicine played a role in the celebration.



PVM Participates in Purdue Sesquicentennial Homecoming Finale

Thursday, October 10th, 2019 - The family friendly celebration is just one of many special events during Purdue’s Homecoming Celebration. Plan to join in the fun and stop by the PVM booth Saturday morning to say hi!



Purdue Veterinary Conference Outing “Links” Golf with Student Support

Thursday, October 10th, 2019 - What could be better than a warm September afternoon spent on a beautiful golf course just north of the Purdue campus for some friendly competition to benefit students?



PVM Dog Jog Showcases Human-Animal Bond in Action

Friday, October 4th, 2019 - With 135 runners and more than 70 dogs, the 2019 Dr. Skip Jackson Dog Jog attracted quite the turnout! Purdue SAVMA, the PVM Chapter of the Student American Veterinary Medicine Association, hosted the event, which was organized by a team of student volunteers led by event chair Javier Pino of the DVM Class of 2021.



PVM’s United Way Campaign Starts Off with Food and Fun

Friday, September 27th, 2019 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine got a jump-start on supporting the 2019 Purdue University United Way Campaign by hosting a Pre-kick-off event on Friday, September 6, five days before the University-wide campaign’s official launch on September 11. Similar to previous years, PVM will host a variety of fundraising events in the coming weeks.



New York Times Journalist Tells Story of Deadly Flu Pandemic at PVM’s Ideas Festival Event

Friday, September 27th, 2019 - Gina Kolata, author of “Flu: The Story of the Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918,” recounted key details of the 1918 flu pandemic during her talk addressing the topic, “What IF the Next Pandemic is Inevitable?” on September 23 in Loeb Playhouse. The event was part of Purdue’s Ideas Festival, the centerpiece of Purdue’s Giant Leaps Sesquicentennial Campaign, which is a series of events that connect world-renowned speakers and Purdue expertise in a conversation on the most critical problems facing the world.



It’s Not Too Late to Register for the Purdue Veterinary Conference and Dog Jog

Friday, September 13th, 2019 - Online registration may have closed for the Purdue Veterinary Conference, but you can still register over the phone or at walk-in registration in Stewart Center starting on Tuesday, September 17. The annual conference, which features up to 26 hours of continuing education for attendees, includes tracks for small animal, food animal, equine, exotics, practice management, behavior, and topics of interest for veterinary nurses.



PVM Gives Educational Start to School Year with Indiana State Fair Involvement

Friday, September 13th, 2019 - The 2019 Indiana State Fair saw close to 880,000 attendees, hundreds of events, and a lot of Purdue Veterinary Medicine!



Purdue Veterinary Conference Public Events Bring out the Dog Lovers in All of Us

Friday, August 23rd, 2019 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine will host two public events focused on the human-animal bond during the annual Purdue Veterinary Conference September 17-21.



Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s Vet Up! program receives INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine’s 2019 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award

Monday, August 19th, 2019 - The Purdue Veterinary Medicine program called Vet Up!® The National Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) Academy for Veterinary Medicine has received the 2019 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine – the largest and oldest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education. The program received the award because of its long-term goal of diversifying the veterinarian-scientist workforce, which is currently over 90% White. PVM is featured, along with 49 other recipients, in the September 2019 magazine issue.




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