[Avc2020] AVC Student Bulletin September 29, 2017

AVC Student Bulletin avcstudentbulletin at upei.ca
Fri Sep 29 15:50:35 ADT 2017

   - 2018 International Livestock Congress - Student Fellowships
   - Professional Development Workshops Series - Friday, October 27, 2017
   - MacLauchlan Prize for Effective Writing $500 - Deadline October 6th
   - LGVMA 2017 Student Leadership Grants
   - Dog sitter needed - end of October

*2018 International Livestock Congress - Student Fellowships:*


*2018 International Livestock CongressStudent Fellowships*

*WHO:*  Undergraduate seniors and graduate students at colleges and

 *WHAT:*  Applications are being accepted for the 2018 International
Livestock Congress Student Fellowships.  The International Livestock
Congress (ILC), hosted by the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, is a unique
global event that brings leaders from the livestock and meat industries
together to discuss issues of international importance that affect the
future of animal agriculture.  The theme of the 2018 ILC will be *Developing
Offensive Strategies for Meat in the Diet and Global Trade*.

To enhance the educational experiences of college students and strengthen
the leaders of tomorrow’s livestock and meat industries, the International
Stockmen’s Educational Foundation
 ILC travel fellowships annually to senior-level undergraduates and
graduate students currently enrolled in accredited colleges or universities.

Fellowships include ILC registration, airfare, ground transportation,
hotel, and scheduled meals.

*WHEN: * February 26 - March 3, 2018

*WHERE:*  Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, Houston, TX

*APPLY:*  Applications must be submitted online and received by November
15, 2017.

 *Apply here:*  http://www.theisef.com/travel-fellowship-application-1.html

2018 ILC Student Fellowship Application

*International Stockmen’s Educational Foundation, Inc.Phone & Fax:
 1-877-582-5950 <(877)%20582-5950>                     students at theisef.com
<students at theisef.com>www.theisef.com <http://www.theisef.com/>*

*Professional Development Workshop Series - Friday, October 27, 2017:*

Professional Development Workshop Series (Brought to you by Student Affairs)

 *"How to Write an Academic  CV"*

*Resumes....CVs...What's the difference?  Unlike a resume, which is used
for most job applications, a CV (curriculum vitae) is used for academic
positions, as well as many scholarships and applications to graduate
school.  If your next professional move is an academic one, this workshop
is for you.*

*By: * Robin Sutherland
*When:  *Friday, October 27th, 2017 from 3-5 pm
*Location:  *TBA

If interested please email me,  aoakes at upei.ca

Annie Oakes,
AVC Class of 2019

*MacLauchlan Prize for Effective Writing $500 - Deadline October 6th:*

Effective Writing Deadline is *October 6*

Did you produce an outstanding piece of written work during the past year
(September 1, 2016 - August 31, 2017) as part of an AVC course? Maybe in
Introduction to Veterinary Medicine, Anatomy, or Pharmacology and
Toxicology, while on a clinical rotation, or anywhere else....

If so, you may be eligible to win a MacLauchlan Prize for Effective Writing
 and $500 cash! Up to 3 awards are reserved just for AVC students so apply
now - it's quick and easy!

See the attached notice and application form. Complete the form and attach
the following:

   1.  A copy of the written work to be considered
   2.  A brief note of support of no more than 250 words from your course
   instructor, coordinator, or Department Chair
   3. A brief note of no more than 250 words from you indicating how the
   piece has helped to improve your writing

Submit the application form to *Karen Roche at* kroche at upei.ca *(not* to
the Scholarship and Awards Committee) by *October 6.*

*LGVMA 2017 Student Leadership Grants:*

2017 LGVMA Veterinary Medical Student Leadership Grant Application

The Lesbian and Gay Veterinary Medical Association, thanks to the
generosity of Zoetis and Hill's Pet Nutrition, is proud to again offer
leadership grants to veterinary medical students and Broad Spectrum
veterinary student chapters, each in an amount not to exceed $750.00, for
leadership activities and/or programs that are aligned with LGVMA
organizational mission and vision.

*Mission: The LGVMA is the oldest professional organization that fosters
acceptance, inclusivity and leadership for veterinarians, veterinary
technicians, and veterinary students, of all sexual orientations and gender
identities, and their allies, through community development, professional
advocacy, and personal empowerment.*

*Vision: Our vision is a veterinary profession in which we all live to our
full potential, both personally and professionally, conduct our lives
openly and with integrity, and freely share our experience and wisdom for
the betterment of and care or ourselves, our profession, our clients and
all animals.*

Specifically, grant requests will be accepted and considered for proposals
in the following areas:

1. Veterinary students, or groups of students, who wish to develop and
implement programs within the veterinary community or college that are
aligned with the LGVMA's mission and vision.* (up to $750)

*e.g., starting a new Broad Spectrum student chapter at your school,
lecture program, fundraiser, community outreach, etc. or to enhance your
current campus program.

2. Veterinary students who seek assistance to participate in leadership
development programs/conferences/externships that are in aligned with the
LGVMA's mission and vision. Must indicate how this will empower leadership
development and follow up in your career or schooling.** ( up to $750)

** travel, lodging, registration for a conference or event


Interested individuals or groups should submit a one-page grant proposal to
info at lgvma.org. This should include the following:

1. A brief personal biography (for all applicants.)

2. An overview of your leadership grant request and how it meets our
Mission and Vision.

3. Brief itemized budget for this grant or program amount being requested
not to exceed $750. (Project can be larger, if other funding sources are

4. An outcome statement describing short and long term goals

5. Applicant must be a paid  LGVMA member at the time of submission. Member
application online at www.lgvma.org and LGVMA membership is open to everyone

6. Final written report post-event required for submission to Good News!

Application DEADLINE: December 1, 2017 Grant Recipients to be announced:
January 2018

Please e-mail any questions or submissions to info at lgvma.org
<info at lgvma.org>

*Dog sitter needed - end of October:*

David Habbi of Charlottetown is looking for a student to care for his
six-year-old black lab mix while he is away for two or three days at the
end of October.  He will pay $30 per day and provide all the food and
medication for the dog.  If you are interested, please call him at
902-394-5333 <(902)%20394-5333>.

Lisa Heron
Academic and Student Affairs
avcstudentbulletin at upei.ca
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