Thursday, January 19 2012 15:47
Suffolk County High School sophomores, juniors, and seniors interested in a potential career as a veterinarian are invited to participate in Cornell Cooperative Extension’s 2012 Veterinary Medicine Exploration Program. The series of lectures provides students with a variety of information on a career in veterinary medicine.
Classes will be held on February 28, March 6, 13, 20, & 27, rom 7:00pm-8:30pm plus the program includes a tour of the Suffolk County Farm and Education Center on Saturday, March 10 and veterinarian shadowing experiences.
Lecture Topics May Include:
• Veterinary Colleges and Admissions Information
• Alternative Veterinary Practices
• Animal Behavior
• Veterinary Radiology
• Equine Medicine
• Lab Animal Medicine
• Emergency Critical Care
• Large and small animal mixed practices
Classes will be held at The Yaphank Building, 360 Yaphank Ave, Yaphank. Space is limited, registration in advance required. Registration form available online at www.ccesuffolk.org. Registration fee is $75. Program graduates eligible for LIVMA Veterinary School Scholarship
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County is a non-profit educational agency dedicated to strengthening families and communities, enhancing and protecting the environment, and fostering countywide economic development. Affiliated with Cornell University, and funded in part by Suffolk County government, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County is part of the state and national extension system that includes the land-grant universities and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
CCE’s sites and program areas include Agriculture, Marine, 4-H Youth Development, Family Health and Wellness, Suffolk County Farm and Education Center and Suffolk County Peconic Dunes Camp.