Alumni & Donor Events

Upcoming Events

Sunday October 12 to Sunday October 19ptions

The College hosts annual Alumni Receptions at five conferences throughout the country:


  • MVMA - Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association
  • Western States Conference
  • AVMA - American Veterinary Medical Association
  • ACVIM - American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • NAVC - North American Veterinary Conference



Other Events

Fall Public Raptor Release
Saturday, September 27, 2014 10:00am - 3:00pm
See rehabilitated raptors released back into the wild, and meet some of our education birds.
Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center, 12805 St Croix Trail S, Hastings, MN 55033.


Points of Pride Research Day
October 1, 2014
The annual Points of Pride Research Day celebrates the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Signature Program research while honoring faculty, fellows, students, and research partners who contribute to the advancement of biomedical sciences and veterinary medicine.
Visit the Research Day page for information about the program and awards. 


Duke Lecture
Thursday, October 9, 2014
We are pleased to announce that our 2014 Duke Lecture speaker is Dr. Patrick Redig, TRC's co-founder and Director Emeritus.
Title: "The Raptor Center's 40-Year Odyssey: A Founder's Perspective; the Journey Ahead"
This event is free and open to the public but RSVP's are required. Click here for more event information


U of M Homecoming 2014
Sunday October 12 to Sunday October 19, 2014
Since 1914, the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, has celebrated Homecoming, a week dedicated to honoring the spirit of the maroon and gold. This celebration brings the campus community together with events such as pep rallies, community service events, a parade, a Homecoming football game, and more!
Visit the Homecoming Homepage to see the Schedule of Events and learn about Homecoming History. Visit the UMAA page to find out about Alumni Events.


CVM Mentor Connection Program Kickoff
October 15, 2014 from 7PM-8:30PM at the Ben Pomeroy Student-Alumni Learning Center.


Class of 1964 50th Reunion
October 17th, 2014, 9:00am
The College of Veterinary Medicine welcomes the Class of 1964 back to campus for their 50th reunion!
University of Minnesota St. Paul Campus


Pro Advice 101: Career Tips from the U of M Alumni Network
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at the McNamara Alumni Center, Memorial Hall
5:00-6:00 p.m. – Registration / Open Networking
6:00-7:15 p.m. – Program
Alumni and students are invited to a lively networking opportunity and interactive presentation that will address some of today’s toughest professional etiquette, networking, and on-the-job questions, based on feedback from the 445,000+ strong University of Minnesota alumni community. Advice on how to negotiate salary, navigate food/beverage etiquette, avoid fatal job search mistakes, network with confidence, handle embarrassing questions, and more! Appetizers and non-alcohol beverages will be served. Alumni: $20 UMAA members; $25 non-members. Students: $10 UMAA members; $15 non-members.
Register here


SAVMA Symposium
March 19-21, 2015
The University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine has been chosen to host the Student American Veterinary Medical Association (SAVMA) Symposium. This is an annual three day conference planned entirely by veterinary students, and the host AVMA accredited veterinary school is selected by the SAVMA executive board based on individual proposals each year. We are delighted that the University of Minnesota has been chosen for this exciting opportunity for veterinary students from across the globe to develop as future veterinary professionals, and we are confident we will exceed the tradition of excellence. Approximately 1,400 veterinary students will attend lectures, wet labs, academic and athletic competitions, and social events during their time at the Symposium, which is to be held at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Minneapolis.
Visit the SAVMA Symposium webpage


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