January 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
November 6, 2017
Courageous Canine Fights Cancer
The Bullmastiff is an imposing breed. Developed by 19th-century English gamekeepers to stand guard over country estates and typically weighing between 110 to 130 pounds, they give any intruder second thoughts. However, as everyone knows, looks can be deceiving. Bullmastiffs are also notably quiet, mild-mannered and, if properly socialized, affectionate, gentle and calm. That is
October 24, 2017
Extraordinary Gift Supports Aging Pets
Once you met Rahna Davidson you never forgot her. She was smart, a financial whiz, and unflinchingly honest and direct. She was strong and gutsy and unafraid to say exactly what was on her mind at any given time. But above all she was a mother who was very proud of her daughter, Kady Gjessing,
May 4, 2017
A Salute to Sergeant Mitchell — and the CVM
By making a donation to the place she loves, and that took such tender care of Sarge, she could create a permanent memorial for her companion with a red brick...
April 19, 2017
One for Charlie
Charlie began to show signs of a problem that is unfortunately common in Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, mitral valve disease, a degenerative heart condition. In the spring of 2016, Charlie’s cough grew worse...
April 5, 2017
A Place to Remember
When Maria Strine brought her female cat, Velcro, to the NC State Veterinary Hospital (VH) in 2012 to be treated for hyperthyroidism, it renewed her connection to the university where she had worked for...
February 27, 2017
Honoring Charlotte’s Dream
Charlotte Bacon, one of the Sandy Hook Elementary School children who died on Dec. 14, 2012, admitted as an honorary student at special scholarship ceremony...
February 27, 2017
2017 Scholarship Dinner: Breaking Bread and Changing Lives
The evening provides an opportunity for scholarship donors, who have invested in the future of veterinary medicine, and the students who will become the face of that future, to meet, talk, and combine their passion for...
February 8, 2017
Extraordinary Care for Charlie
In November, 2015 Charlie was diagnosed with lymphoma and his condition was serious. His veterinarian referred Mallory to NC State, where he underwent extensive chemotherapy treatment for six months...