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Suzie Schoolfield, left, and Samantha Scott are two students participating in the alumni mentorship program. One of their alumni leaders is Dr. Jay Chambers, NC State DVM Class of 1987, right.

May 15, 2024

Mentorship Program Pairing Alumni with Students Already Changing Lives

“Just being with them, getting to know them, understanding some of their challenges and being able to help with those challenges, it’s very rewarding," says alumni mentor Dr. Jay Chambers, NC State DVM Class of 1987. "It’s just been a joy to me to be a part of it." 

Two graduates lean into each other, hands clasped, at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine's 2024 graduation.

May 9, 2024

Celebrating the Class of 2024

May 9, 2024

Planning Mother’s Day Gifts? Here are Pet-Safe Cut Flowers and House Plants

Mom deserves the best, but don't forget your pets when you're picking out those beautiful blooms and live greenery. 

Dr. Raul Bras explains how to find a horse's navicular bone inside its hoof.

May 9, 2024

Hoofin’ It: NC State Students Get World’s Finest Farrier Expertise

The trainees in Dr. Raul Bras’ farriery selective learn how important hooves are to horse health before heading out to build relationships with local partners. 

Two graduates lean into each other, hands clasped, at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine's 2024 graduation.

May 3, 2024

‘It’s the People Who Make It’ for the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Class of 2024

Despite their programs’ socially distant beginnings, members of the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s Class of 2024 formed enduring bonds with the people and places that make this campus home. 

Katie Tyndall with her dog.

May 3, 2024

Fulfilling a dream

On Friday afternoon, when the Class of 2024 gathers for the annual Oath and Hooding ceremony, Katie Tyndall will achieve something that a decade ago she thought wasn’t possible: She will become Dr. Katie Tyndall — officially a veterinarian, ready to begin a career at a small animal clinic in Fayetteville. 

Jamie Constantino with his pup in 2010.

May 3, 2024

Class of 2024: Yes, You Should Get a Pet in Vet School

A first-person essay from Jamie Constantino, a native of Poughkeepsie, New York, and president of the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine's Class of 2024. He will be working as a small and exotic animal veterinarian in Columbus, Ohio.    

Claire Ludwig

May 2, 2024

Class of 2024: A Standing Ovation for the Animals That Saw Us Through

By Claire Ludwig If you were to ask the members of the Class of 2024 why they want to be veterinarians, a common answer would be, “Well, I love animals.” And we do. That is why so many of us have animals patiently waiting for us to return home every day. These animals do not… 

Five future pathology residents from the DVM Class of 2024, four females and one male, stand outside of the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine.

May 1, 2024

Classmates for 4 Years, ‘Colleagues for Life’: NC State Pathology Class of 2024 Students Celebrate Residency Placements

All five graduating DVM students in the College of Veterinary Medicine’s pathology focus area who applied to residencies matched, an impressive feat within a small and competitive specialization. 

Grayson Walker, center, finished his Ph.D. in 2022 with extraordinary mentorship from Dr. Luke Borst and Mitsu Suyemoto.

Apr 30, 2024

Class of 2024: Always Asking Why Leads to a Destiny in Disease Research

A first-person essay by Grayson Walker, a native of Collettsville, North Carolina, who received his Ph.D. in 2022 as part of a dual DVM/Ph.D. program at NC State. After Oath and Hooding, he will be a veterinary medical officer at the U.S. Department of Agriculture.