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Frontier program partners with National Drover’s Hall of Fame to create traveling exhibit celebrating the cattle-drive era
Ellsworth’s National Drover’s Hall of Fame, in partnership with an historical-studies group at Kansas State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, the Frontier program, announces plans to celebrate the Chisholm Trail, the Great Western Trail, and other “north-south” cattle trails that fuelled the economic and social healing of post-Civil War America.
College Of Veterinary Medicine to host "150 Years of Kansas Beef" book launch and dedication event in honor of JACK VANIER
MANHATTAN, KAN. – “150 Years of Kansas Beef” has arrived. The book was written to help celebrate the sesquicentennial of Kansas’ statehood, and is being dedicated to Jack Vanier. The College of Veterinary Medicine will hold a dedication ceremony and book signing on Sept. 30 at 4:00 p.m. in the K-State Alumni Center. President Kirk Schulz, Dean Ralph Richardson, Dr. Dan Thomson and Dr. Dan Upson will speak at the book launch.
Veterinary Medical Association honors K-State’s Dr. Noordsy with
its President's Award
Dr. Gregory Hammer, president of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and 1973 K-State veterinary alumnus, will be presenting one of three annual President’s Awards to Dr. John L. Noordsy, Sioux Falls, S.D. The award is in friendship and recognition of a lifetime of dedication to mentoring, teaching, training and molding young men and women and instilling in them the respect and dedication to the science, art, and practice of veterinary medicine that has guided his life.
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K-State's Apley Among Most Influential Veterinarians in Cattle Feeding Industry
Veterinarian Dr. Mike Apley has devoted his career to animal health. The Kansas State University professor's efforts were recognized recently when he was spotlighted as one of the six most influential veterinarians in the cattle feeding industry in the past 35 years. Bovine Veterinary Magazine featured Apley and other industry leaders in an article on "VIPs of the Feedlot Industry."
U.S. Army Veterinary Corps gives Daniel
Holland Leadership Award to K-State alumnus Neal Woollen
Lt. Col. Neal W. Woollen, Fayetteville, N.C., a K-State veterinary graduate, has been selected by the U.S. Army Veterinary Corps as the inaugural recipient of the Daniel Holland Leadership Award. This award provides personal recognition by the chief of the U.S. Army Veterinary Corps for one Veterinary Corps officer (VCO) who best exemplifies and has made significant contributions in leadership in the Veterinary Corps. The applicant pool for this award includes all commands, agencies, activities and organizations with VCOs assigned as well active duty, Army Reserve and National Guard.