All students who wish to meet with a College of Veterinary Medicine academic advisor must schedule an appointment.

Looking to Know More About Veterinary Nursing as a Program or Career?

For general questions about where to start to better understand Veterinary Nursing or if you would like to have a speaker at your school to discuss the program, please reach out to Sarah Machniak below.

Sarah Machniak

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Sarah Machniak is the Coordinator of Community Outreach and Student Enrichment. She is the bridge from the outside world to resources inside the Michigan State University Veterinary Nursing Program. Sarah has earned a Bachelor of Science both in Zoology and Veterinary Technology. Before coming to work with the Michigan State University Veterinary Nursing students and community, Sarah worked locally at a dog and cat veterinary hospital.

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Veterinary Nursing Advisors

For specific questions about classes and academics, schedule an appointment with one of our Veterinary Nursing advisors.

Alyssa Winslow

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Alyssa Winslow is a Veterinary Nursing Program advisor who can assist students wanting to apply to the Veterinary Nursing Program. Alyssa earned two bachelor of science degrees in Zoology and Veterinary Technology from Michigan State University. Prior to teaching and advising in the Veterinary Nursing Program, she worked as a technician in several small animal primary care clinics. She has earned her master of arts in Educational Technology.

Sarah Tomasik

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Sarah Tomasik is a Veterinary Nursing Program advisor who can assist students wanting to apply to the Veterinary Nursing Program. Sarah is native to Michigan and attended Michigan State University in what was then called the Veterinary Technology Program. After a few years working as a Licensed Veterinary Technologist in a local small animal clinic, she returned to the Program to assist and then moderate several courses. She began advising shortly thereafter. Sarah earned a master’s certificate in Teaching and Learning in Postsecondary Education through MSU’s Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education (HALE) program in 2015.

Schedule an appointment with a Veterinary Nursing Program advisor,

If you are a student that is interested in Preveterinary Medicine or Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Programs, you will work with academic advisors who serve those programs within the college.

Meet Prevet/DVM advisors