You’ve experienced firsthand the impact of a degree at Penn Vet. By volunteering to share your skills, knowledge, and experiences, alumni provide valuable support to the community, peers in the industry, students, and the school. Explore the many ways you can contribute based on your passions and availability.
In addition to some of the opportunities listed below, Penn Vet Alumni participate in a variety of ways, including interacting with students clubs, speaking at events, serving on committees, mentoring, and more.
- Penn Vet Alumni Board - The Penn Vet Alumni Board works closely with the Gilbert S. Kahn Dean of Veterinary Medicine and Alumni Relations on various projects to connect alumni, students, and the public for the purposes of engagement and stewardship.
- PAVED (Penn Alumni Veterinarians for Equity and Diversity) - Partnering with Alumni Relations, PAVED aims to engage more alumni volunteers that reflect Penn Vet’s diverse alumni population, while also identifying leaders who can share a wide range of experiences and knowledge as veterinary professionals.
- Class Reunion planning - Help organize your class reunion, recruit classmates to reconnect, send communications and more.
- Pennsylvania Farm Show Volunteers - Penn Vet is a proud annual exhibitor at Pennsylvania's Farm Show in Harrisburg. Volunteer to help staff the Penn Vet booth where attendees can learn more information and find fun, educational activities about animals and their care.
- Opportunity Scholarship Program - Founded in 1998 by beloved faculty member and mentor, Dr. Charles W. Raker V'42, the Opportunity Scholarship Program provides both financial assistance and the benefits of mentorship to students for their entire veterinary school education. Learn more about the Opportunity Scholarship Program.
- Volunteer Form - Are you interested in finding out more about how you can connect and volunteer? Fill out our volunteer form and Alumni Relations will contact you with more information.
- White Coat Ceremony – Show support for out talented students and submit a note from an alum, which will be placed in the pocket of a White Coat during the ceremony in the fall for third year students.