Apr 7, 2015

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.

Mar 6, 2013

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.

Aug 10, 2012

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.

Mar 22, 2012

Wildly Popular

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.

Oct 15, 2011

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 […]

Jul 26, 2011

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. […]

Apr 4, 2011

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 […]

Oct 6, 2010

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.

Sep 1, 2010

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.

Apr 2, 2010

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 […]