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Each year, the dedicated caregivers at the College of Veterinary Medicine touch the lives of thousands who face medical emergencies or disease, or who seek to improve the quality of life for their companion animals. The success of our work depends in large part on the gifts and donations from people just like you. Alumni, friends, partners, and animal lovers whose generosity enables many of our efforts.
For donors who are passionate about a specific area of Veterinary Medicine, the Foundation offers a number of different opportunities to direct gifts to those areas.
Our bold ambition leads us forward in solving the grand challenges of a complicated world. With your support, we think beyond boundaries and do the extraordinary.
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Read about our donors, what inspired their gifts and how those gifts are making a difference in the lives of animals and people:
Endowed Scholarship Support is a Home Run for Vet Student
First, the bad news: Danielle Barnes will never make it as a professional baseball pitcher. The good news is that Barnes is in the process of becoming a practicing veterinarian, which is what she actually wants to do. Reaching that goal will be made easier thanks to the Babe and Yogi Scholarship Endowment established by
Summer 2019 The Oath Magazine
We’ve been spending a lot of time outside lately. Maybe it’s because of the longer sunny days and bluer skies we’ve seen lately. But it’s also because it’s always hard to resist hanging out on the farm that also happens to be our backyard. In the latest edition of The Oath, we take a close
Business ‘Icon’ Wordsworth Passionately Supports NC State CVM
The North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) announced today that it has received a substantial unrestricted cash gift from influential businessman and alumnus Jerry Wordsworth. Wordsworth graduated from NC State in 1966 with an associate’s degree in livestock management and technology. His Labrador retriever, Rover, received care at the NC State Veterinary Hospital in
Finding a Better Way for Zora
Dick Johnson can succinctly yet poignantly sum up how he and wife, Donna, feel about the treatment their dog, Zora, received at the NC State Veterinary Hospital: “We got three years instead of six months.” Zora’s intelligent, piercing gaze now looks down upon the waiting room in the hospital’s radiation oncology service. The Portraits of
New to the CVM Family: Meet Deidre Bruce
A love of New Orleans music is one of the things that attracted Deidre Bruce from the Albany, N.Y. area where she grew up to the Crescent City. After several years in the corporate world, plus a fulfilling sideline as a volunteer for the Louisiana SPCA, she was transitioning to a job in the non-profit
The Heart of the Matter
When Clarke Atkins and Bruce Keene joined the faculty of NC State’s College of Veterinary Medicine three decades ago, they had no way of knowing how intertwined their careers would become. They had already worked together at the University of Wisconsin for five years when two positions became available at NC State. “We came here
Extraordinary Care, Extraordinary Appreciation
Mike and Mary Jo Matthies of Aberdeen, N.C., call themselves “just ordinary people.” But their support for the North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine is anything but ordinary. And it’s guided by a deep love of horses. Mary Jo Matthies has enjoyed having horses in her life, and the couple even acquired a horse
Helping Families Weather the Storm
Pat and Almira Dallas moved to Oriental, N.C., to live simply, be by the water and go sailing. Dogs have always been a big part of their lives, so when they moved from Winston-Salem in 1988, they made sure that life on the coast would include space for canine companions. Pat sold his custom fireplace