Welcome Alumni and Friends!

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Graduates of the College of Veterinary Medicine are members of the Alumni and Friends Society, which works to promote, stimulate, and encourage interest and support, including financial, for the benefit of the College, its faculty, students, and alumni.

Engage with Students

Use your experience to impact the future of veterinary medicine. Each academic year, the Mentor Connection Program matches first year DVM students with practicing veterinarians who provide valuable career information and strategies.

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We want to hear from our alumni! Share your news updates with other alumni, faculty, and current students. Submit a story for a chance to be featured in the Alumni Tales newsletter. It's also quick and easy to update your contact information.  

Beth ThompsonAlumni Spotlight: Beth Thompson

Perhaps it was some of her early memories of life on her family’s fifth generation South Dakota farm that cemented Dr. Beth Thompson’s interest in large animal medicine. “It’s always been livestock for me, and particularly swine,” says the executive director of the Minnesota Board of Animal Health, state veterinarian, and 2007 alumna of the College of Veterinary Medicine.