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National Conferences and Alumni Events

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Join your CVHS Alumni Affairs Specialist, alumni, faculty, students and friends at these national conference opportunities. Hear college updates while engaging with classmates and colleagues in a casual atmosphere. More than 3,000 alumni participate in these events annually.

OVMA Convention

January 25-27, 2018
Norman, Okla.
Embassy Suites

Western Veterinary Conference

March 4-8, 2018
Las Vegas, Nev.
Mandalay Bay Convention Center

American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)

July 13-17, 2018
Denver, Colo.
Denver Convention Center

American Association of Bovine Practitioners

September 13-15, 2018
Phoenix, Ariz.
Alumni Reception at Phoenix Convention Center Hotel, Thursday, Sept. 14 at 6:30 p.m.

Southwest Veterinary Symposium

September 20-23, 2018
San Antonio, Texas
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

OSU CVHS Fall Conference

October 11-12, 2018
Corral Crawl: October 11, 6:30 p.m.
Distinguished Alumni Luncheon: October 12, 11:30 a.m.
Wes Watkins Center

American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP)

December 1-5, 2018
San Francisco, Calif.

The CVHS Alumni Society

The CVHS Alumni Society is auxiliary to the OSU Alumni Association.   Membership in the CVHS Alumni Society is complimentary to all veterinary alumni. By joining the OSU Alumni Association, a portion of your dues rebates to CVHS to fund complimentary veterinary alumni events. 

To join the OSU Alumni Association and begin receiving and reciprocating benefits visit the Alumni Association website.

Your alumni network of nearly 4,000 veterinary professionals is one of the school’s most valued constituencies. 

Your engagement with CVHS Alumni Affairs makes an impact through:

  • Advising the dean on current topics relevant to students
  • Participating as mentors with current students
  • Establishing scholarships to promote student affordability
  • Recognizing student milestones at the Induction and Transition ceremonies
  • Engaging alumni in communications and events through robust Class Representatives
  • Sponsoring external alumni receptions

Internal alumni event sponsorship opportunities:

  • CVHS/OVMA Summer Seminar
  • Scholarship Awards Celebration
  • CVHS Open House, Avian, Exotic & Zoo Medicine Auction
  • Commencement reunions and activities
  • Fall Conference Class Reunions
  •  SCAVMA Scholarship Auction

The Alumni Affairs office supports our most valued resource, our people.  Contributions directly assist with veterinary alumni and student activities, hosting of alumni internal and external events and occasionally provide support for unique veterinary class projects. 

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Sharon R. Worrell
CVHS Alumni Affairs Specialist
308 McElroy Hall
Stillwater, OK  74078
405-744-5630 (O)
405-612-5359 (M)


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