BLACKSBURG, Va. – Erica Fenton of Metuchen received a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine.
Over 5,000 bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, and Ph.D. candidates — along with their families and friends — attended the university-wide ceremony presided by Virginia Tech President Charles W. Steger on May 11.
The Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine is a two-state, three-campus professional school operated by the land-grant universities of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg and the University of Maryland at College Park. Its flagship facilities, based at Virginia Tech, include the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, which treats more than 40,000 animals annually. Other campuses include the Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg, Va., and the Avrum Gudelsky Veterinary Center at College Park, home of the Center for Public and Corporate Veterinary Medicine .The college annually enrolls approximately 500 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and graduate students, is a leading biomedical and clinical research center, and provides professional continuing education services for veterinarians practicing throughout the two states. Virginia Tech, the most comprehensive university in Virginia, is dedicated to quality, innovation, and results to the commonwealth, the nation, and the world.
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