|We look forward to welcoming you back on September 6 and 7!
This year we celebrate Reunion on campus for the classes of 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004 and 2009. If you have any questions regarding Reunion or registration, please call (508) 839-7906 or email the Office of Alumni Relations.
A block of discounted rooms has been reserved for alumni at the Westborough DoubleTree by Hilton. To receive the discounted rate of $119 (single occupancy) or $129 per night, book your room by August 9th. Simply go to the Westborough DoubleTree by Hilton website and enter Group Code TFT.
Saturday, September 6, 2014
1:00 pm: TUVAA Annual Meeting and Luncheon
Wood Conference Room, Bernice Barbour Wildlife Medicine Building
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Yard Games and Mingling
Drop by Phelps Field all afternoon to relax, play Vet Olympic style games and mingle with alumni.
2:30 pm - Outdoor Fun and Exploration:
A Visit to the Summer Star Wildlife Sanctuary
Join fellow alumni and families for the opening of the Summer Star Wildlife Sanctuary in Boylston, MA, established under the vision of nature activist, friend of Cummings School, and philanthropist, Shalin Liu. Transportation from campus provided, advanced RSVP required by August 22nd to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alumni Dinner and Awards Ceremony
Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
5:30 pm: Cocktail Hour
Agnes Varis Campus Center Lawn
6:30 pm: Reunion Dinner and Alumni Awards
Agnes Varis Campus Center Lawn
Take the time to mingle with classmates, faculty, family, and friends. Join us for a southern style BBQ on campus as we welcome back all alumni and celebrate this year's reunion classes, the Faculty Hall of Fame inductees and the Outstanding Alumni Award recipient.
$40 per person/$10 children under 12
Sunday, September 7, 2014
Continuing Education Program
Agnes Varis Campus Center Auditorium
8:30 am: Continental Breakfast
9:00 am - 12:00 Noon: CE Program (3 Hours of CE Credit)
"Stem Cell Basics and Applications to Clinical Practice"
Andrew Hoffman, DVM, DvSc, DACVIM
Director, Regeneration Research Lab
Dr. Andrew Hoffman is a Professor of Large Animal Internal Medicine with three decades of experience teaching, clinical service, and research. Dr. Hoffmans major areas of expertise include pulmonary physiology, tissue engineering, and stem cell-based therapies. Dr. Hoffman developed the first outpatient pulmonary function testing unit for veterinary patients in North America which currently operates in the Hospital for Large Animals. He directs the Regenerative Medicine Laboratory (RML) that serves as a research and laboratory core for Clinical Science faculty engaged in research related to stem cells and regenerative medicine. Dr. Hoffmans laboratory has continuously received funding from the National Institute of Health (NIH) since 1999, in addition to numerous industry and foundation awards.He will lead a team of Foster Hospital for Animals clinicians in showing how stem cells have become relevant in clinical practice today.
$50 for Cummings Alumni/$150 for non-alumni/No Cost for V14 alumni
Shalin Liu Healing Cage
Dedication and Picnic Luncheon
12:30 pm: Dedication of Healing Cage
Enjoy the chance to see and tour the Wildlife Clinic and its new flight enclosure designed to house avian species through the stages of treatment and recovery.
1:00 pm: Picnic Luncheon
2:00 pm: Campus Tours
Please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at (508) 839-7906 or email VetAlumni with any questions.