Tuesday, October 21, 2014

We have a great week of events planned for everyone, ending with the famous SCAVMA date auction on friday. We hope you can join us!

Upcoming Events


When: October 24th @ 7:00pm
Where: Bourne Hall

Come out on Friday October 24th for SCAVMA's Annual Date Auction. It's a night when students and professors put their talents on the auction block in the interest of charity, good humour, and competition. 
There are tons of great 'dates' to bid on. Come out and support a great cause. 

This year proceeds will be going towards Angels in Armour Animal Rescue Fund (AAARF). 

There will be plenty of wine, cold beer and other non-alcoholic beverages! This event is open to all Veterinary Students and Medical Students!

A big thank you to our corporate sponsors, donors and local businesses who have donated dates! 
These businesses include:

Conservation Kayak
Whisper Cove Marina Restaurant
Dive Grenada
Mount Cinnamon
Junction Bar and Grill

Thank you to all professors and faculty who have donated dates as well!
Dr. Stone
Dr. Corrigan
Dr. Smith and Dr. Pasquini


When: November 8th
Where: Field in front of Taylor Hall

More information to come!


When: November 20th
Where: Caribbean House

Come out to enjoy a home cooked Thanksgiving dinner! If you bring a side dish that can feed 8-10 people you can eat turkey for free! If you would like to cook a turkey, sign up on the sheet that SCAVMA class reps will be passing around soon. If you cook a turkey, you and one other guest will get in and not have to bring a side dish :) 

More information coming soon!

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

2nd General Meeting

Tuesday October 14th -- SCAVMA 2nd General Meeting
  • Where: Charter Hall
  • When: 6:00-7:00 pm
  • Topics:

    • Proposal for amendment to our constitution regarding attendance
    • Call for applications for board positions
    • Awarding of SCAVMA funding checks
    • Purchase of SCAVMA merchandise
    • Discussion of what SCAVMA membership means
    • Short presentation on summer externship opportunities (MARVET)
    • FREE FOOD and more!

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

The Bayer Student Rep. position is now open. 
Bayer will be taking applications for the student rep position till October 17, 2014.

Job Description

Application Form

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 www.savmasymposium2015.com 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