Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Slipping your pet a little "people food"

If you're a pet owner, you're probably guilty of it...slipping your pet a little "people food" when no one's watching. While there are obviously some things your pet shouldn't have, you may be surprised to find out what things aren't so bad after all! WCBI'S Christian Kirk takes a look in this week's Good Question. more  

(from WCBI.com)

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Human-Animal Bond Lecture Series Art Contest

Theme: Zoo Animals

Prizes will be awarded 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in 4 categories:
1)     Kindergarten
2)    1st and 2nd grade
3)    3rd and 4th grade
4)    5th and 6th grade
Winners will be announced October 3, 2011.  Winning entries will be displayed from October 10-14 at the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine. Winners will be awarded a certificate and are invited to have their picture taken with Bully on October 14th from 3:00- 4:00 p.m. at the 2nd floor lobby located outside of the CVM Large Auditorium (Wise Center.)

For official rules and entry form click here. 

Monday, August 22, 2011

CVM Research Day 2011

Graduate student oral presentations:
First place:  Paul Eden
Second place:  Claire Fellman
Third place:  Gail Moraru

Graduate student poster presentations:
First place:  Ronald Pringle
Second place:  Evangel Kummari
Third place (tie):  Jonathan Greene and Guohua Yang

First place graduate student oral and poster presenters each receive a $500 travel award from the CVM Office of Research and Graduate Studies.

Vet student oral presenters were:
Ashley Adams, Ryan Bear, Michael Orencole, Rachel Smith, Ashlee Oliver, and Lauren Phillips

Ryan Bear and Rachel Smith will have the opportunity to give their presentations at the 2012 Winter MVMA Meeting.

Again this year I want to thank Dr. John Harkness for his excellent work in organizing the 2011 CVM Research Day, and I also want to thank the CVM ORGS staff, Stephanie Huffman, Leslie Hammons, and Michael Dewberry, for all the behind-the-scenes effort that make Research Day possible.

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

August Employee of the Month

Congratulations to Mrs. Linda Crowley, CVM’s August Employee of the Month!

Linda is the Business Coordinator in the Dean’s Office, a role she has been in for 14 years.  Her career at MSU will span 26 years this October.  She credits her long stint at CVM to enjoying what she does and loving those she works with and for.  Linda is a Maben native, with two sons and two grandchildren.   She enjoys her church, swimming, being in her yard, and supporting her grandchildren at sporting events.

Monday, August 1, 2011

Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue Awareness Course

Sat. Oct. 22nd – Sun. Oct. 23rd, 2011
Location:Mississippi State University, College of Veterinary Medicine - Cafeteria
240 Wise Center Drive Starkville, MS 39762

Course Outline and Registration Form (pdf)