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American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges Introduces the AAVMC DR. Catherine A. Knupp Scholarship

MEDIA CONTACT:Susan Leigh, Director for Marketing and CommunicationsPhone: 202/371-9195 x171Email: sleigh@aavmc.org WASHINGTON, D.C., November 22, 2022 —The American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) is pleased to announce a $50,000 scholarship to be awarded to a veterinary student who aspires to pursue an advanced degree in basic or clinical research. The scholarship is named for […]

The Univerisity of Nottingham is the Newest Member Institution to Join the AAVMC

MEDIA CONTACT: Susan Leigh, Director for Marketing & Communications Phone: 202/371-9195 x171 Email: sleigh@aavmc.org WASHINGTON, D.C., November 18, 2022 —The American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) welcomes the University of Nottingham School of Veterinary Medicine and Science as its newest member institution. Previously, the UK-based college was a provisional member of the association.    […]

The University of Pretoria in South Africa Joins the American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges

MEDIA CONTACT:Susan LeighPhone: 202/371-9195, x171Email: sleigh@aavmc.org Washington, D.C., August 29, 2022 – University of Pretoria, located in South Africa, recently joined the American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) as a collaborative member. Collaborative Membership is available to any college or school of veterinary medicine outside of the U.S. and Canada which is recognized by its government […]

AAVMC and FFAR Announce 2022 Vet Fellows

MEDIA CONTACT:Susan LeighPhone: 202/371-9195, x171Email: sleigh@aavmc.org Washington, D.C., August 5th, 2022 – The American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) and the Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR) jointly announce the 2022 Cohort of FFAR Vet Fellows. FFAR builds public-private partnerships to fund bold research addressing food insecurity and agriculture challenges. In 2018, FFAR […]

James Cook University in Australia Joins American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges  

MEDIA CONTACT:Susan LeighPhone: 202/371-9195, x171Email: sleigh@aavmc.org  WASHINGTON, D.C, June 27, 2022 — James Cook University (JCU) in Queensland, Australia, recently joined the American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) as a provisional member. Provisional membership is available for any college or school of veterinary medicine that grants the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree or […]

Merck Animal Health to Sponsor Two AAVMC Initiatives that Promote Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

MEDIA CONTACT:Susan LeighPhone: 202/371-9195, x171Email: sleigh@aavmc.org  WASHINGTON, D.C, June 15, 2022 — Merck Animal Health will sponsor two American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) initiatives that are designed to support diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI): a fee waiver program for economically disadvantaged students to apply to veterinary medical school and a scholarship for a […]

American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges Receives $1.3M Grant from The Stanton Foundation for the Development of Spectrum of Care Initiative

MEDIA CONTACT:Susan LeighPhone: 202/371-9195, x171Email: sleigh@aavmc.org  WASHINGTON, D.C, June 14, 2022 — The American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) is pleased to announce a $1.3 million grant awarded by the Stanton Foundation to support the AAVMC Spectrum of Care (SOC) initiative.  The Spectrum of Care initiative aims to address the growing challenge of affordability […]

AAVMC Partnering with HOSA to Promote Veterinary Medical Careers via Veterinary Science Competitive Event

Washington, D.C., June 13, 2022 – The Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) is partnering with Future Health Professionals-HOSA to sponsor a veterinary science competition at HOSA’s 2022 International Leadership Conference, June 22-25 in Nashville, Tennessee. HOSA is a global, student-led organization that promotes health industry career opportunities. The event is part of a year-long sponsorship […]

American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges Publishes 2021-2022 Annual Data Report

MEDIA CONTACT:Susan LeighPhone: 202/371-9195, x171Email: sleigh@aavmc.org  WASHINGTON, D.C, May 17, 2022 — Total enrollment in U.S. colleges of veterinary medicine rose 4.7 percent over last year and, among those enrolled, the number of students from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups is higher than ever before at 23.2 percent. However, the percentage of men enrolled continues […]

American Association of Veterinary Colleges connects with Liaison to offer Time2Track: A Simplified Solution for Veterinary School Applications

MEDIA CONTACT:Susan LeighPhone: 202/371-9195, x171Email: sleigh@aavmc.org  WASHINGTON, D.C, April 12, 2022 — The American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) has connected with admissions technology leader, Liaison, to offer Time2Track for pre-veterinary students. This tool simplifies the process of tracking experience hours needed to apply to veterinary schools. Students applying through the Veterinary Medicine Centralized […]