<div dir="ltr"><div><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal"></p><ul><li><font color="#000000"><b><b style="color:rgb(34,34,34);font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif">VHM 411 Seminar Series November 2</b><br></b></font></li><li><font color="#000000"><b>Lunchtime presentation by Dr. Drew Van Niekerk November 2<br></b></font></li><li><font color="#000000"><b>Health career showcase at UPEI November 2<br></b></font></li><li><b style="color:rgb(0,0,0)">Message from Dean Keefe re AVC strategic planning process</b><br></li><li><b style="color:rgb(0,0,0)"><b>Summer research opportunity for first- and second-year DVM students</b><br></b></li><li><font color="#000000"><b>Dog- and house-sitter needed</b><br></font></li></ul><p></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal">****************************************************************************************************************</p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal"><span style="color:black"><b><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><br></font></b></span></p><div><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><b>VHM 411 Seminar Series November 2</b><br></font></div><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><span class="gmail-aBn" tabindex="0"><span class="gmail-aQJ"><b>Wednesday, November 2, Lecture Theatre A, 8:30 a.m.</b></span></span></font></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><span class="gmail-aBn" tabindex="0"><span class="gmail-aQJ"><b><br></b></span></span></font></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><font color="#000000"><font size="2">Shruti Iyer: </font></font><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0)">Transpalpebral Enucleation in a Holstein Heifer</span></font></p><p class="MsoNormal"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif" color="#000000"> </font></p><p class="MsoNormal"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><font color="#000000"><font size="2">Michelle Gorayeb: </font></font><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0)">Canine Pericardial Effusion: A Diagnostic Enigma</span></font></p><p class="MsoNormal"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif" color="#000000"> </font></p><p class="MsoNormal"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><font color="#000000"><font size="2">Chris Dominic<i>: </i></font>Gastroesophageal Intussusception in a 5.5-</font><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0)">week-old German Shepherd</span></font></p><p class="MsoNormal"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"> </font></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal"></p><p class="MsoNormal"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Everyone is welcome!</font></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal"><span style="color:black"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><br></font></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal"><span style="color:black"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">-30-</font></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal"><span style="color:black"><b><br></b></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal"><span style="color:black"><b>Lunchtime presentation by </b></span><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0)"><b>Dr. Drew Van Niekerk </b></span><b style="color:black">November 2</b><br></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal"><span style="color:black"><br></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal"><span style="color:black">Dr. Drew Van Niekerk will give a presentation called </span><span style="color:rgb(47,84,151)">“P</span>ractical considerations in case
management” in Lecture Theatre on <span style="color:black">Wednesday, November
2, from 12:30–1:20 pm. Please see the attached poster. For </span><span style="color:black">more information, contact Danelle Capobianco and Jaimee Gillis.</span><span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal"><span style="color:black"><br></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal"><font color="#000000">-30-</font></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal"><span style="color:black"><br></span></p></div><div><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><b>Health career showcase at UPEI November 2</b></font></div><div><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><br></font></div><div><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">In partnership with the Department of Health and Wellness, UPEI Career Services is hosting a Health Career Showcase on <span class="gmail-m_-4368030299377297776gmail-aBn"><span class="gmail-m_-4368030299377297776gmail-aQJ">Wednesday, November 2, in </span></span></font><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Schurman Market Square, Don and Marion McDougall Hall building from <span class="gmail-m_-4368030299377297776gmail-aBn"><span class="gmail-m_-4368030299377297776gmail-aQJ">11am-12:30 pm</span></span>.</font></div><div><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><br></font></div><div><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">This is a great opportunity for students to network. There will be a wide range of different health professionals available to meet and talk with students about their specific health based career. Students are invited to come and meet these health professionals to learn more about their career path. </font><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif">Health care professionals have a wide range of educational backgrounds and students from all faculty are invited to attend. Please see attachment for information.</span></div><div><br></div><div><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">-30-</font></div><div><br></div><div><span style="font-size:12.8px"><b>Message from Dean Keefe re AVC strategic planning process</b></span><br style="font-size:12.8px"><div><br><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:none;background-position:0% 0%;background-size:initial;background-repeat:repeat;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt">As communicated on September 20, 2016, AVC Dean’s Council has been working on an update to the College’s Strategic Plan. The plan will have a 3 year horizon, allowing us to be more agile based on the changing environment. It will be a more concise, accessible, and focused document that outlines the direction of the College and can be referred to routinely as an aid in informing decision-making. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:none;background-position:0% 0%;background-size:initial;background-repeat:repeat;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:none;background-position:0% 0%;background-size:initial;background-repeat:repeat;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt">Together, Dean’s Council has produced a framework, which identifies the key pillars of the plan:</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:none;background-position:0% 0%;background-size:initial;background-repeat:repeat;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt;color:black">1) Teaching, Learning, and Student Success; </span><span style="font-size:9.5pt"></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:none;background-position:0% 0%;background-size:initial;background-repeat:repeat;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt;color:black">2) Scholarship, Discovery, and Innovation; </span><span style="font-size:9.5pt"></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:none;background-position:0% 0%;background-size:initial;background-repeat:repeat;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt;color:black">3) AVC’s Vibrant Community; </span><span style="font-size:9.5pt"></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:none;background-position:0% 0%;background-size:initial;background-repeat:repeat;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt;color:black">4) Service, Outreach, and Engagement;</span><span style="font-size:9.5pt"></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:none;background-position:0% 0%;background-size:initial;background-repeat:repeat;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt;color:black">5) Resource Stewardship and Accountability. </span><span style="font-size:9.5pt"></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:none;background-position:0% 0%;background-size:initial;background-repeat:repeat;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:none;background-position:0% 0%;background-size:initial;background-repeat:repeat;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt">The time has come to initiate the first of 2 phases of stakeholder discussions. In this first phase, we will engage sounding-board groups that represent faculty, staff, and students, as well as external stakeholders through our AVC Advisory Council. These sounding-board groups will review the framework and provide feedback, which will be used in developing a draft document. In the second phase of community engagement, town halls will be held to discuss the draft plan.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:none;background-position:0% 0%;background-size:initial;background-repeat:repeat;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:none;background-position:0% 0%;background-size:initial;background-repeat:repeat;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt">Internally, we want to ensure broad representation and engagement across the three stakeholder groups (faculty, staff, and students) and have decided on a model that includes individual groups representing each internal constituency independently. To encourage open discussion, each group will have 8-10 individuals. For students, 2 individuals from each year of the DVM program and 2 graduate students will be randomly selected to participate in the discussion group. Similarly, 2 faculty members from each department will be randomly selected for the faculty discussion group. For staff, a random selection process that represents the administrative, service, teaching, and research focused staff will be used. For each group, if the randomly selected individual is unable to participate, an alternate will be chosen following the same process. Each group will meet once to review the framework produced by Dean’s Council noted above.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:none;background-position:0% 0%;background-size:initial;background-repeat:repeat;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt;background-image:none;background-position:0% 0%;background-size:initial;background-repeat:repeat;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial">These sounding-board meetings will be held over the next few <a name="m_-4368030299377297776_m_-1448197950072545465__GoBack" style="color:rgb(34,34,34)"></a>weeks with the broader town hall based discussion on the draft document to follow.</span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman",serif"></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:none;background-position:0% 0%;background-size:initial;background-repeat:repeat;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:none;background-position:0% 0%;background-size:initial;background-repeat:repeat;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt">Regards,</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:none;background-position:0% 0%;background-size:initial;background-repeat:repeat;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px;margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:none;background-position:0% 0%;background-size:initial;background-repeat:repeat;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt">Greg Keefe, Dean<span class="gmail-m_-4368030299377297776gmail-HOEnZb"><font color="#888888"><br></font></span></span></p><div class="gmail-m_-4368030299377297776gmail-yj6qo gmail-m_-4368030299377297776gmail-ajU" style="margin:2px 0px 0px"><div id="gmail-m_-4368030299377297776gmail-:oa" class="gmail-m_-4368030299377297776gmail-ajR" style="font-size:12.8px"><img class="gmail-m_-4368030299377297776gmail-ajT" src="https://ssl.gstatic.com/ui/v1/icons/mail/images/cleardot.gif"></div><div id="gmail-m_-4368030299377297776gmail-:oa" class="gmail-m_-4368030299377297776gmail-ajR" style="font-size:12.8px">-30-</div><div id="gmail-m_-4368030299377297776gmail-:oa" class="gmail-m_-4368030299377297776gmail-ajR" style="font-size:12.8px"><br></div><div id="gmail-m_-4368030299377297776gmail-:oa" class="gmail-m_-4368030299377297776gmail-ajR" style="font-size:12.8px"><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;font-size:small;line-height:normal"><b>Summer research opportunity for first- and second-year DVM students</b></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;font-size:small;line-height:normal"> </p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;font-size:small;line-height:normal">Attached is information about two opportunities for first- and second-year DVM students to go St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine or Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine to work in research for the summer. Further details and contact information can be found below.</p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;font-size:small;line-height:normal"> </p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;font-size:small;line-height:normal">Stay tuned for details on our AVC Summer Research and Leadership Program offered from June–August 2017.</p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;font-size:small;line-height:normal"> </p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;font-size:small;line-height:normal">Darlene Wakelin</p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;font-size:small;line-height:normal">Graduate Studies and Research – AVC</p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;font-size:small;line-height:normal"><a href="mailto:dwakelin@upei.ca" target="_blank">dwakelin@upei.ca</a></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;font-size:small;line-height:normal"><br></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;font-size:small;line-height:normal">-30-</p></div><div id="gmail-m_-4368030299377297776gmail-:oa" class="gmail-m_-4368030299377297776gmail-ajR" style="font-size:12.8px"><br></div><div id="gmail-m_-4368030299377297776gmail-:oa" class="gmail-m_-4368030299377297776gmail-ajR"><div class="gmail-m_-4368030299377297776gmail-m_2659988131303261862gmail_signature"><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><b><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Dog- </font><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif">and house-sitter needed</span></b></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif"><br></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">
I am looking for a responsible, mature, dog-loving student to house and dog sit
for me, while I am away for a week at Christmas (Dec. 25-Jan. 1). I have two
Labradoodles one of which, Aash, was a recent patient at the AVC. As his immune
system is compromised, I will likely not
be able to kennel him or his brother, Zeke. While in and out of the AVC this
past weekend, I realized that having a student stay at my house to look after
them both would be ideal.<span></span></font></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"> </font></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Both
dogs love people, attention, walks, playing in their fenced yard and being
goofy (well, Zeke does, at least!). </font><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif">I
look forward to hearing from someone who would be interested in meeting us, and
seeing if this would work for them, and for us.</span></p>

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you,<span></span></font></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Nathalie
Faucon<span></span></font></p>

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(home phone)<span></span></font></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif"> </font></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">-30-</font></p></div><div class="gmail-m_-4368030299377297776gmail-m_2659988131303261862gmail_signature" style="font-size:16px;font-family:"times new roman""><br></div></div></div></div></div><div class="gmail-m_-4368030299377297776gmail_signature"><div dir="ltr">Anna MacDonald<div>External Relations Officer</div><div><a href="mailto:avcstudentbulletin@upei.ca" target="_blank">avcstudentbulletin@upei.ca</a><br></div><div><br></div></div></div>
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