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Class of 2021

Elisa Meier

Aug 20, 2020

Annable Scholarship Supports Student Driven to Serve

Elisa Meier’s determination to hold down student debt and her passion for community service made her a natural fit for the Annable Scholarship. 

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Aug 14, 2020

CVM Students Earn 2020 AKC Scholarships

Aimee Sink and Courtney Wicker are among 15 veterinary students nationwide earning this year’s scholarship. 

Laura Nelson

Aug 10, 2020

Stronger Together: NC State Veterinary Education in the Age of Coronavirus

CVM Associate Dean and Director of Academic Affairs Laura Nelson talks with us about the comprehensive approaches for DVM education this fall and how the college is ready to move forward. 

May 2, 2018

Student Voice: An Officer and a Veterinarian, Generations in the Making

I am Sam Tucker, a rising second-year student at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, and I am a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army Reserves... 

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Apr 9, 2018

NC State CVM Students Win National Dairy Skills Challenge

A team of first-year students from the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine took home first place during a dairy challenge at this year’s Zoetis-Ohio State Food Animal Medicine Student Symposium. The NC State team of Alexandra Fitton, Amanda Sautner, Aimee Sink and Jennifer Vrabel took home the top honors while competing against first- through third-year vet… 

Elsa Sanabria

Apr 4, 2018

New Master’s Program Offers Global Health Focus for Vet Students

During a trip to Uganda last summer, NC State College of Veterinary Medicine student Elsa Sanabria was an eyewitness to the unique power veterinarians have to strengthen global health. She was traveling with nine other vet students and Andrew Stringer, the CVM’s director of global health education and a clinical assistant professor in the Department of… 

Emily Gidcumb

Sep 12, 2017

Class of 2021: Finding the Right Path

As a budding scientist, Emily Gidcumb’s resume was the type employers drool over. A bachelor’s degree in physics was immediately followed by a Ph.D. in materials science, both at UNC-Chapel Hill. There’s also the two undergraduate research assistant experiences, then the four years spent as a graduate research assistant working to improve digital breast tomosynthesis,… 

Tommy Burdette, Class of 2021

Sep 5, 2017

Class of 2021: A Risk Worth Taking

It was the best assignment of Tommy Burdette’s Air Force career. He was working for the Prisoners of War/Missing in Action retrieval office doing historical research, helping to find soldiers who had been missing since World War II. He loved digging through archives, finding maps of forgotten plane wrecks, working to provide answers and closure… 

Sarah Moyer, Class of 2021

Aug 29, 2017

Class of 2021: An Uplifting Spirit  

Before you ask Sarah Moyer about her winemaking past, she has some answers. First, she says, it’s not as glamourous as it sounds. Though she was based in picturesque Napa Valley, Calif., a lot of her work included inventorying chemicals needed for harvest and checking the progress of every single fermentation. It’s a little hard… 

joe wiggins

Aug 23, 2017

Class of 2021: A Destiny Fulfilled

Veterinary medicine is not something Shayla Jackson wanted to do. It’s something she has always said she had to do. But as vet school inched closer, she got news she never expected. During the pivotal time between the spring semester of junior year and the beginning of senior year, her father was diagnosed with colon…