K-State 150: Open House has a long tradition in the CVM
Kansas State University celebrated its 150th birthday, or sesquicentennial, in 2013. As part of the celebration, Lifelines shared a series of monthly features devoted to different aspect of the history of the College of Veterinary Medicine. Below is this month's feature. Tolearn more about the past, present and future for America’s first land grant institution and Kansas’ first public university, visit http://www.k-state.edu/150/.
From the May 2013 issue of Lifelines (Vol. 8, No. 5)
Open House has a long tradition in the CVM
|Before the All-University Open House tradition existed, the College of Veterinary Medicine had its own Open House tradition going back several years. Below are some photos showing some of the various ways the CVM showed off its activities to the public.|
This undated file photo shows a parade float that the veterinary students put together to explain how important veterinarians are in battling devastating livestock diseases.
A student (believed to be Dr. Dennis Sweet, DVM class of 1972) helps display medical instruments during an Open House when the teaching hospital was located in the current Dykstra Hall.