Thursday, September 25, 2014

Save the Date - 2015 SAVMA Symposium
The 2015 SAVMA Symposium will be hosted by the University of Minnesota on March 19 - 21, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Downtown Minneapolis. The SAVMA Symposium Planning Committee is hard at work scheduling speakers, wetlabs and fun activities and night events. Registration for the Symposium will begin in November.
SAVMA House of Delegates meeting to be held March 19 & 20, 2015 from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
SCAVMA Presidents meeting to be held
 March 21, 2015 from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Be on the lookout for updates on the SAVMA Symposium Facebook page and keep checking back on the 2015 SAVMA Symposium website at for the most up to date details and information on how to register!

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Monday, September 8, 2014

SCAVMA/IVSA/Hill's Lunch Lecture

Where: Alumni Hall

When: 12:30-1:30pm

SCAVMA, IVSA, and Hill's are co-hosting a lunchtime lecture for students who received funding and/or sponsorship from our organizations to discuss their summer experiences from this past summer.

Lunch will be provided by Mocha Spoke. Drinks will be provided too.

Hill's will have raffles for prizes! See you there!

What is being discussed at the meeting:
• World Vets in Nicaragua
• Humane Society VMA-Rural Area Veterinary Services
• LeaderDogs Externship
• NicaVets Trip
• MARVET Mexico 2014
• IVSA Student Exchange Madrid, Spain
Alumni Relations Officein conjunction with the
School of Veterinary Medicine Alumni Association
Alumni Grand Rounds: Lunch-time Lecture
Alumni Hall, Tuesday September 9th, 12:30 - 1:20 p.m.

Audience: SVM Students; Faculty
Presenters: Dr. Angela Muoio, SGUSVM 2004; Dr. Michele Consiglio, SGUSVM 2004 & Dr. Janet Weistock, SGUSVM 2004
FormatThere will also be open discussion about the experience of the alumni at St. George's University, the progression from Basic Sciences to the Clinical Years and beyond, their current practice and area(s) of interest.

Questions are strongly encouraged.
Pizza lunch will be provided!

Monday, September 1, 2014

1st General Meeting

When: Tuesday September 9th @ 6:00 pm

Where: Charter Lecture Hall

Come on out and hear what SGU SCAVMA and the AVMA are all about as well as all the great events we will be hosting this term!

We will also be selling SCAVMA Gear! Totes and duffle bags :) Bring your $

In the meantime here is the latest SCAVMA brochure with more info about SCAVMA and the AVMA

Sunday, August 31, 2014

SVM White Coat Ceremony and VSL Renaming Ceremony

On Monday September 1st, there will be two exciting ceremonies for students and faculty to attend and show their support!

At 5:30 pm in the VSL courtyard, will be the Renaming Ceremony of the Veterinary School Lecture Hall in honor of the past SVM Dean, Dr. Raymond Sis and his wife, Jan Sis. Students are encouraged to attend and show their support for everything the Sis's have done for SGU School of Veterinary Medicine!

At 6:30 pm in Charter Hall, will be the SVM White Coat ceremony to welcome the new Term 1 students in to the veterinary medical profession. The white coat will symbolize their commitment to uphold the duties of the profession and they will take the Veterinarians Oath.

Being admitted to the profession of veterinary medicine,
 I solemnly swear to use my scientific knowledge and skills for the benefit of society 
through the protection of animal health and welfare,
 the prevention and relief of animal suffering,
 the conservation of animal resources,
 the promotion of public health, 
and the advancement of medical knowledge.

I will practice my profession conscientiously, 
with dignity, and in keeping with the principles of veterinary medical ethics.

I accept as a lifelong obligation 
the continual improvement of my professional knowledge and competence.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

1st General Meeting

TO BE RESCHEDULED due to scheduling conflict......

Our first general meeting this term will be held at 12:20pm at Bourne Lecture hall on Thursday August 28th.

Come on down to learn more about SCAVMA and the AVMA and to hear what awesome events we will be hosting this term! We will also be announcing which SCAVMA E-board positions will be available for the Spring/Fall 2015 year!

Food will be served after the meeting around 1:15pm. (Glover's pizza)

In the meantime here is the latest SCAVMA brochure with more info about SCAVMA and the AVMA