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Tag: College of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Natasha Olby and a dog

Feb 8, 2022

Extraordinary Difference: Dr. Natasha Olby

The Dr. Kady M. Gjessing and Rahna M. Davidson Distinguished Chair in Gerontology, Professor Neurology and Neurosurgery provides Dr. Natasha Olby with critical funding to better understand and care for aging pets. This chair is one of more than 100 endowed faculty positions created during NC State’s Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign to help the university recruit and retain top researchers and educators from around the world. 

CVM student feeding goats with Think and Do logos

Feb 1, 2022

Historic NC State Veterinary Medicine Fundraising Campaign Exceeds Goal

The resounding success of the Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign solidifies NC State’s position as a world leader in veterinary medicine. A final total of $231,140,770 in donor support eclipses the original $175 million goal by 132%, propelling the College of Veterinary Medicine into a new era of groundbreaking research, advanced clinical care and training new generations of veterinary professionals. 

NC State gateway

Jan 14, 2022

New Deanships Established Through Two Longstanding Partnerships With NC State

The College of Engineering and the College of Veterinary Medicine have each announced transformational gifts from long-term philanthropic leaders that will endow two new dean’s chairs at NC State. 

The NC State Veterinary Hospital's cardiology service recently shared a coat of excellence honor. Photo by John Joyner/NC State Veterinary Medicine

Dec 7, 2021

A New Coat of Excellence in Cardiology From a Close Friend of NC State

Cindy Clark and Joe Hackley have enjoyed a long relationship with the College of Veterinary Medicine, including developing a 20-year friendship with professor of cardiology and critical care Teresa DeFrancesco. Cindy and Joe felt that a coat of excellence was the perfect way to honor all that “Dr. D” has done to support their Boston terriers. 

Mr. Wuf poses with two students.

Nov 30, 2021

Expanded Giving Tuesday Spotlights DEI Funds

NC State is expanding its observation of Giving Tuesday beyond 24 hours to a full week in order to spotlight diversity, equity and inclusion funds that make an extraordinary difference in increasing access and opportunities for student success. 

College of Veterinary Medicine building

Nov 30, 2021

39 Veterinary Medicine Students Receive 2021-22 Annable Scholarships

The Michele M. and Ross M. Annable Scholarship Endowment is a result of a $5 million gift from the Annables in 2016 that has been matched by $5 million from the Randall B. Terry Charitable Foundation. Chosen based on need as well as a demonstrated commitment to community service, each student receives a scholarship that covers up to half of their tuition and fees. 

Founding dean Terry Curtin speaks during the CVM's dedication ceremony, 1983. University Archives Photograph Collection.

Oct 26, 2021

Terrence Curtin Society Honors NC State Veterinary Medicine’s Founding Dean

The College of Veterinary Medicine’s new Terrence Curtin Society honors the legacy of its founding dean, who passed away in December, while also recognizing the individuals whose generous financial support enables the college to build on his work. Those who annually donate $1,000 or more to the college’s All Gifts Great and Small Fund will automatically become society members. 

From left: The class of 2024's Christine Zavala and Nia Powell; the class of 2022's Daniel Mejia; the class of 2025's Imani Anderson; the class of 2024's Safari Richardson; and the class of 2025's Malik Chennaut.

Oct 5, 2021

Breaking Barriers: NC State’s Path to More Inclusive Veterinary Medicine

For far too long, institutional barriers and systemic racism have led to veterinary medicine’s severe lack of inclusiveness. NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s class of 2025 shows how the tide may be turning. 

Rendering of the campus developments in the College of Veterinary Medicine

Sep 28, 2021

New Equine Hospital, Dairy Barn in the Works at NC State Veterinary Medicine

Two new projects at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, both of them long championed by CVM Dean Paul Lunn, will dramatically expand the college’s equine service and modernize the iconic Teaching Animal Unit’s dairy barn. 

Keischa Williams poses with her dog, Phife, who underwent Petco-funded cancer treatment. Photo by John Joyner/NC State Veterinary Medicine

Sep 28, 2021

After Finding a Throat Tumor, Special Fund Means More Life for Phife

With help from Petco Love and the Blue Buffalo Cancer Treatment Fund, Bryce and Keischa Williams will have more time to enjoy life with Phife, their boxer-Australian shepherd mix.