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In the right foreground, Dr. Danielle Mzyk smiles at two students working with a goat on a farm.

Apr 4, 2024

From ‘Bench to Farm to Table,’ 3-Time Alumna Helps Ruminants and Protects Our Food

Dr. Danielle Mzyk, an NC State College of Veterinary Medicine clinical veterinarian, safeguards the nation’s agricultural system and cares for North Carolina’s livestock, all in a day’s work. 

Small animal veterinarian Dr. Quincy Hawley stands with his arms crossed in front of a blue background.

Feb 28, 2024

Meet the NC State Alumnus Making Veterinary Medicine More Inclusive, From Racial Representation to Mental Health

Since earning his DVM in 2013, Dr. Quincy Hawley has worked diligently to help veterinarians feel like they belong in the profession, sometimes while navigating that challenge himself. 

A brunette female veterinarian in light blue scrubs stands in front of the sign for her practice in South Carolina.

Jan 26, 2024

Connections Across the Carolinas: How an NC State Alumna’s Encouragement Transformed a Veterinary Technician’s Career

Veterinary medical director Dr. Allison Hassinger and NC State Veterinary Hospital ICU supervisor Alexis MacKinnon share a tie to the College of Veterinary Medicine that started in South Carolina. 

Lisa Becton, Emily Mahan-Riggs, Don Banks and Hunter Everett

Mar 17, 2023

Swine Veterinarians Association Recognizes Excellence of 2 NC State alums, 2 students

Two alumni of the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine and two current students were honored at a recent conference of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians. Dr. Emily Mahan-Riggs, CVM class of 2017, won the $10,000 AASV Hogg Scholarship. Dr. Lisa Becton, CVM class of 1994, was awarded the Technical Services/Allied Industry Veterinarian of the… 

Dr. Tracey Rossi, a 2003 NC State DVM graduate, is a hero to Elsa's owner, Dr. Stephanie McEwan

Feb 8, 2023

Tenacious and Exceptional, NC State Alum’s Care Dazzles Cat’s Companion

To cat owner Stephanie McEwan, NC State College of Veterinary Medicine alumni Tracey Rossi is an exceptional veterinarian determined to go above and beyond the obvious to provide extraordinary medical care to her patients. Rossi, on the other hand, says that she’s just tenacious and that McEwan, a board-certified medical scientist, is giving her way too… 

Linda Kuhn

Oct 14, 2020

CVM Alum’s Scholarship Challenges Others to Give Back

The Linda J. Kuhn Class of 1989 Graduate Award Endowment will give CVM students a financial boost as they focus on making an impact on the veterinary world. 

students and staff walking in front of CVM main building

Jan 17, 2018

CVM Alum Finds Calling, Gives Back

When Nancy Rathbun-Ramsey was a kindergartener in Buffalo, N.Y., she scrawled in crayon what she wanted to be when she grew up. “I put down ‘animal doctor’ because I didn’t know how to spell ‘veterinarian,’” she says. It’s a goal that she realized in 1994, when she graduated from the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine.… 

Jennifer Federico, class of 2008, with Leo the dog

Jan 9, 2017

Shelter From the Storm: Alum Leads With Vision

CVM alum Jennifer Federico leads the Wake County Animal Center with tireless and innovative vision... 

Overton receives award

Nov 8, 2016

Overton Honored with NC State CVM’s Distinguished Alumni Award

Michael Overton (DVM, ’90), an internationally recognized leader in dairy production medicine, is the recipient of the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award... 

Jeremy Pittman class of 2004

Oct 2, 2016

An Unexpected Journey in Swine Medicine

The class of 2004's Jeremy Pittman initially planned to become a zoologist, but after a swine management course, he found an unexpected passion for the science of pig production...