2018 Alumni Award Recipients
Distinguished Veterinary Alumna—Non-Practitioner:
Dr. Elizabeth Howerth (DVM ’78)
Professor of Pathology at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine
Distinguished Veterinary Alumnus—Practitioner:
Dr. Kurtis Dunckel (DVM ’82)
Veterinarian and Founder of Dunckel Veterinary Hospital, Davison, Michigan
Distinguished Honorary Veterinary Alumnus:
Dr. Steven Arnoczky
MSU College of Veterinary Medicine Professor Emeritus and Former
Wade O. Brinker Chair of Veterinary Surgery
The 2018 recipients were presented their awards during the DVM Commencement Ceremony in May.
Request for Nominations
Nominate deserving alumni to receive our Distinguished Alumni Awards. These awards are presented to two alumni each year, one practitioner and one non-practitioner. Candidates must have earned their DVM degree from the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine and excelled in practice, teaching, research, service, and/or organized veterinary medicine. Contact the Alumni Relations Office at 517-353-4937 for more information.
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The spring graduates from the Class of 1968 reunited on campus for their 50th reunion in June 2018. They gathered with their guests for tours of the College, followed by dinner and a reception at the MSU Kellogg Center.