CALS Pre-Vet students shine at 2015 APVMA conference
Pre-veterinary students from NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences once again excelled at the American Pre-Veterinary Medical Association’s (APVMA) annual conference. CALS students had scored a top award and an APVMA executive position at the 2015 conference.
VetPAC networking event draws record attendance
More than 100 pre-veterinary track students took advantage of the opportunity to hear from a diverse range of veterinary professionals, DVM admissions officials and Animal Education Unit representatives Jan. 31. The occasion was the annual networking event hosted by the Veterinary Professions Advising Center (VetPAC) at N.C. State University.
VetCAMP 2012 expands to accommodate popular demand
When N.C. State University’s summer veterinary camp, or VetCAMP, was launched last summer, 35 high-school-age students participated in the five days of activities related to modern-day veterinary medicine. This year there were more than 172 applications for 36 available spots, so the camp was expanded to a second five-day session.
Veterinary Professions Advising Center (VetPAC) and the Pre-Vet Club hosted the annual national symposium of the American PreVeterinary Medical Association (APVMA). The 2012 national meeting was the largest and best attended such APVMA event to date. The symposium drew 650 pre-vet majors.
CALS/Ross University agreement increases vet school opportunities for N.C. State students
The odds of being accepted into veterinary school have recently gotten better for pre-veterinary track students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at N.C. State University. That’s because the Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and the College […]
VetCAMP gives vet med preview
They heard about heartworms, sewed sutures, did dissections and analyzed animal anatomy. This summer, during the last week of June, 35 teens had the opportunity to visit N.C. State University and find out what modern-day veterinary medicine is all about. […]
CALS PreVet students bring good news from annual symposia
In March, 18 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences animal science and zoology students travelled to Mississippi State University in Starkville, Miss., to the Annual Symposia of the American PreVet Medical Association (APVMA). And they returned with great news: Not […]
Chancellor Woodson, meet CALS
North Carolina State University Chancellor Randy Woodson is getting acquainted with North Carolina (the state) and N.C. State (the university). On Aug. 27, he visited the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Former trainee builds mentoring program at NCSU
Former postdoc Shweta Trivedi, above, now works at the other end of the mentoring lifeline. She credits her experiences as a fellow at NIEHS with preparing her for a challenging and exciting career path.
VetPAC is the go-to guide for pre-veterinary students
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ strong pre-veterinary program just got stronger — with the launch of VetPAC, the Veterinary Professions Advising Center. First there was HealthPAC, the Health Professions Advising Center, created in 2006 in the College to […]