June 14, 2021 8:26 AM

Beginning Monday, June 14, 2021, the MSU Veterinary Medical Center will allow clients into the building with patients. Find details here.

Any patient presented to the MSU Small Animal Emergency Service will undergo an initial medical evaluation to determine if urgent care is needed, and whether hospitalization is warranted. The MSU Small Animal Emergency Service will only hospitalize patients that our clinicians consider to be unstable or to have life-threatening conditions.

Dr. Andrew Clark (DVM ’64) was awarded the AVMA XIIth International Veterinary Congress Prize during the 2017 American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana. This award recognizes an AVMA member who has contributed to international understanding of veterinary medicine.

Dr. John Simon (DVM ’67) is celebrating his 50th year of veterinary practice. He has served as the sole practitioner for Woodside Animal Clinic for the past 47 years. He also has served as president of the Oakland County Veterinary Medical Association, as well as on the board of directors for the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. John E. Harkness (DVM ’68) was named recipient of the 2017 Bennett J. Cohen Award from the American Association for Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care. This award recognizes exceptional service and significant contributions made to promote animal care in educational, research, and testing programs.

Dr. Brenda Stevens (DVM ’88) of the North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Hospital in Raleigh, North Carolina will serve as president-elect of the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association (NCVMA) board of directors for 2017–2018. In this role, Stevens will work to advance the NCVMA’s mission of promoting integrity and excellence in veterinary medicine, as well as responsible pet ownership. In addition to her role on the board, she is an associate clinical professor in the College’s Department of Clinical Sciences.

Dr. Denise Kessler (Long) (DVM ’90), along with her 14-year-old son, biked across the country this summer to raise money for South Sudanese refugees. Calling their adventure Something Big, they traveled more than 4,000 miles across the US by bicycle, riding from Washington to Maine. They started with their feet in the Pacific Ocean in Washington near the headquarters of their designated charity, Christian Veterinary Mission. Kessler is the founder and owner of Affectionately Cats, a feline-only veterinary hospital in Williston, Vermont.

Dr. Jordan Hughey (DVM ‘07) accepted a job as associate veterinarian at the Norway Veterinary Clinic in Norway, Michigan.

Dr. Alex Strauch (DVM ‘17) accepted a job with Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch, the largest chicken farm in Michigan and the 13th largest in the country. Herbruck’s supplies eggs to Costco, McDonald’s restaurants, and Meijer stores.

50th Reunion

The Class of 1967 reunited for their 50th Reunion in June. They gathered with their guests for tours of the College and a dinner reception at the East Lansing Marriott. Alumni who graduated in 1968 will return to campus on June 8, 2018 for their 50th Reunion.

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The December graduates of the Class of 1967. (left to right) Front Row: Wayne Oxender, John Simon, Patricia Meyer, Mark Povar. Back Row: Tris Carpenter, Thomas Griffiths, Gary Kociba, Arthur Tremper, Claude Dilts, William Aufderheide, Duane Baker.
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The June graduates of the Class of 1967. (left to right): first row: Stephen Morrone, Lynne Becker, Jerry Segerlind, Samuel Tate. Back Row: Kenneth Seifert, Bruce Beachnau, Donald Fay, William Keish.

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