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Inclusion, diversity and NC State College of Veterinary Medicine

Sep 28, 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 crippling lack of inclusiveness. NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s class of 2025 shows how the tide may be turning.  

Jessica Lambert

Feb 4, 2021

With Yogi Crowe Scholarship, Lambert Makes the Most of Her Opportunities

The scholarship fund provides encouragement and financial support for Eastern Band of Cherokee Indian students — students like the class of 2023's Jessica Lambert.  

Francess Blake, left, and Alexis Roach met in preschool and have been best friends ever since

Jun 18, 2020

This Juneteenth, Support the Tracy Hanner Endowed Scholarship

The CVM is encouraging contributions to the Tracy Hanner Endowed Scholarship, named for our first black graduate. Any contributions received through next month will be matched by the college.  

Allen Cannedy

Jun 16, 2020

Q&A: Cannedy on Diversity, Inclusion and the CVM

CVM Director of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs Allen Cannedy discusses the CVM’s work toward change in veterinary medicine. 

LGBTQ+ vet community day

May 1, 2019

CVM Stands with the LGBTQ+ Vet Community for World Pride 2019

Diversity makes the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine — and the veterinary profession — stronger. That’s why we’re proud to be a university supporter of the Pride Veterinary Medical Community organizations presence at World Pride 2019 in New York.   On June 30, the PVMC, with 400 supporters, plan to march during the event’s parade,… 

Sep 27, 2018

CVM Alum Named to 100 Most Influential African Americans List

Tyler Allen is among the youngest members on The Root 100 list, the online magazine’s annual compendium of influential African Americans between the ages of 25 and 45 behind barrier-breaking work. 

Joe Wiggins, Class of 2020 gives campers a tour of the CVM library i

Jul 12, 2018

Summer Camp Programs Spark Lasting Interest

Now in its tenth year, the camp is championed by Allen Cannedy, director for diversity and multicultural affairs at the college... 

A strong environment of diversity and inclusion — in background, culture and experience — is an inherent and critical part of the CVM’s academic mission.

Jun 18, 2018

NC State CVM Chosen for New Admissions Diversity Program

The CVM was one of just three schools nationwide chosen by the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges to take part in the organization’s pilot holistic admissions development program... 

group of students holding flags

Feb 11, 2018

At the CVM, a House System United

In the fall of 2016, the CVM became the first veterinary school in the country to implement a house system. It’s part open-arms welcome, part community builder and support system — and altogether a committed focus on physical, social and mental well-being... 

Dean Lunn speaks to class

Oct 9, 2017

Strength in Diversity

Having a new class start their DVM program each August is always exciting and gives everyone a lift as the semester begins. The Class of 2021 is certainly no exception. They have already demonstrated their character and they are nothing if not enthusiastic. They seem to approve of our house system. They certainly approve of the…