Alumni


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Welcome Alumni!

As a member of a network that is over 5500 alumni strong, you and your fellow alumni play an important role in the success of the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Not only are you and your fellow alumni impacting the world daily with your work in general and specialty practices, research, public health, education, and more, you make important contributions to your alma mater by hiring and mentoring our students, interviewing potential students, utilizing services such as the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, utilizing Fall Conference for your continuing education needs, attending alumni events, giving generously to scholarships, and more.

Our alumni are not just our past—your connection with the college is a vital part of its future success. So whether you have just graduated or are about to celebrate your 60 year reunion, we encourage you to stay connected and get involved with your alma mater and your fellow alumni.


News Alumni Profiles

[Illinois veterinary alumni speak to students]

Alumni to Students: ‘Relax, Stay Open to Options’

Oct 31, 2017 / Alumni Profiles

As students, we are invited to many lunch lectures throughout the year. These lectures not only provide free food but also deliver information that prepares us to be better veterinarians. The knowledge we take away from those 50 minutes influences our future. Last week I attended a panel lecture hosting five successful alumni: Dennis Brooks,...

Dr. Erin Stein with dog

Alumna in Army Veterinary Corps Finds Ways to Say ‘Yes’

Oct 30, 2017 / Alumni Profiles

Illinois Alum Combines Military Career and Veterinary Medicine Dr. Erin Stein (DVM ’15, MPH ’16) acknowledges that veterinary medicine pushes the boundaries of one’s abilities. After all, there are extraordinary demands and limited supplies. Her own career path, however, illustrates that an openness to other points of view and creative solutions can be the key...

[Betty and K.T. Wright pose with Suzanna Storms]

Loyalty, Legacy Inspire Campaign Leader K.T. Wright

Oct 13, 2017 / Alumni Profiles

32 Wrights have an Illinois connection When it came time for Dr. K.T. Wright to select the school where he would earn his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree, he had absolutely no doubt where he would enroll. “That was never an item for discussion,” he says today with a chuckle. That’s because Dr. Wright, who...

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