Issue: #3
April 2013
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VMD Alumni:
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In addition to the full
Alumni Facebook page,
All reunion classes
(those ending in an
"8" or a "3")
have their own
Facebook pages -
search Penn Veterinary Class of 19___"
for yours today!

Join the official Penn Veterinary Alumni Professional Network on LinkedIn:

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Please send us any updates to your information by contacting Veterinary School alumni director Kristen McMullen at
or call (215) 898-1481.

You Won't Want to Miss It!
Penn Veterinary Alumni Tent Party at the Willowdale Steeplechase!
Dogs and Children Welcome

A wonderful menu, giveaways, cocktails, the excitement  
of the races, antique car display, Kids' Alley, upscale shopping, prizes for best hat, gifts and more!  The deadline is approaching - purchase your tickets today. 

Click here and scroll down on the registration form  
for Willowdale alumni tent party tickets.

We look forward to seeing you at the races!
Sunday, May 12 Penn Veterinary Tent Party runs 10am - 2pm
Price includes entry fee, food, beverage, and gifts  
* The Willowdale Steeplechase benefits New Bolton Center 
Deadline Approaching: Register Today!
We would love to
see you!
Alumni Weekend 2013 
Events on May 10, 11 & 12
Alumni will have the opportunity to visit both campuses, attend class dinners and receptions, enjoy an alumni Steeplechase tailgate party, meet other alumni, and enjoy some fun surprises. Don't miss this wonderful celebration!   


Click below for the Alumni Weekend:

 Registration Page



Questions?  Please contact alumni relations director Kristen McMullen at or (215) 898-1481.  


 Future Dates:
May 9-11, 2014 (reunions for classes ending in "4" and "9") and
 May 8-10, 2015 (reunions for classes ending in "5" and "0")

Interested in joining your Class Team?  Contact us today to sign up! 


Seeking History on Penn Farriers 

Patrick Reilly, Chief of Farrier Services at the New Bolton Center, is looking for yearbooks from years 1929 and 1930, as well as any information regarding farriers from the veterinary school before 1950. Franz Enge (Demonstrator of Forging) passed away in 1929, and he is specifically looking for info on this farrier. His son Edwin CF Enge graduated V'1931 and practiced in Drexel Hill before passing away in 1991.  Please share any information with Patrick at

Join Us
The Penn Vet Podological Museum:
The Farrier-Vet Connection Through the Years

by Patrick Reilly, Farrier

May 7, 2013 New Bolton Center's Alumni Hall from 6:30-7:30pm  

Host  a TV Show
A production company is launching a 1/2-hour Saturday morning pet program (22 episodes) on a major network this fall.  It will air in the 9am-1pm programming block which is dedicated to educational & instructional content.  

They are looking to cast the perfect vet for the series:
  • One who has an engaging, welcoming personality
  • Skilled in a variety of surgical procedures 
  • Male or female
  • Owns his or her own high-traffic practice (rural or urban) or works at an emergency hospital/clinic
  • Works with a group of technicians with great personalities who would welcome a TV crew   
They would like to shoot at the vet's facility beginning in June.

Interested, please send resume and photo to: Barbara Fight
PVMA Spring Clinic VMD Alumni Reception
You are Invited

Join us for a Penn Veterinary Alumni Reception during the PVMA Spring Clinic.  Please let us know if you will join us by emailing
VMD Alumni Reception

Wednesday, May 22

6:30pm to 8pm

The Allen Street Grill

* at the corner of Allen Street and College Avenue * 

100 West College Avenue, State College, PA

RSVP to or (215) 898-1481

Get Involved 



What is better than a fall day at New Bolton?!  A fall day at NBC with fellow alumni, friends, activities, music and more!  We are seeking alumni to serve on the "Host Committee" for the 2013 Fall Homecoming Picnic to help plan and host this event with alumni director Kristen McMullen.  Join us today!  Contact Kristen at or (215) 898-1481 with your interest.




Alumni Calendar

May 10 - 12:  Alumni Weekend - Reunions for classes ending in "3" or "8"
May 12:   Alumni Tailgate Party at the Willowdale Steeplechase
May 22:   Alumni Reception at the PVMA Spring Clinic, Allen Street Grill
July 22:  Alumni Reception at the AVMA Convention
August 16:  Alumni Reception at the PVMA Conference, Hershey
October 16:  Alumni Reception at NAVC, Atlantic City
December 9:  Alumni Reception at the AAEP Annual Convention, Nashville

CE Program at the Penn Club of New York