[Avc2021] AVC Student Bulletin October 20, 2017

AVC Student Bulletin avcstudentbulletin at upei.ca
Fri Oct 20 15:24:17 ADT 2017

   - Student Ambassadors for International Interview Day
   - Banfield visit AVC Thursday, November 16th
   - Clinical Conference - Wednesday, October 25th
   - UPEI Safety Week - October 23rd to October 27th
   - International Livestock Forum Student Opportunity - Applications due
   October 27, 2017

*Student Ambassadors for International Interview Day:*

On Saturday, November 18, 2017, AVC will be conducting interviews with
international applicants for the AVC class of 2022.  This opportunity is
open to all AVC students and we are recruiting at least 27 ambassadors.

The day will be busy as applicants will be interviewing, touring the
school, and completing the Work and School Approach and Behaviour Test.
Lunch for everyone will be provided at the Wanda Wyatt Dining Hall.
Representatives from the Registrar's Office or the Financial Aid Office
will be available throughout the day.  Dr. Keefe and Dr. Lamont will also
conduct a Q&A session in the morning and afternoon.

If you are interested in participating, please fill in the form here
<https://goo.gl/forms/HOjX33r33LBYAiKn1>.  Dr. Lamont will provide a pizza
lunch on Friday, November 10 at 12:30 pm in Lecture Theatre A to provide an
overview of the process and answer any questions you have. If  you can't
make the lunch but can commit from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm on Saturday, November
18, we would welcome you to participate.

If you have not given tours of the College or need a refresher, Janice
MacWilliam will offer training the week prior to Interview Day for anyone
wanting it.

*Banfield visit AVC Thursday, November 16th:*

*4th year interviews and new Student Ambassador interviews!* For those
interested in a job after graduation or being the new Banfield Student
Ambassador (paid position for 1st or 2nd year students)

Please sign up for a slot to interview at https://docs.google.com/spr
eadsheets/d/1e6MnA_4B99p8ljYAa-_uL5WaWZHxAQSldSmZRsdbvK0/edit#gid=0 (8AM-6PM,
with 30 min slots)

More info on New Graduate opportunities/mentorship and the Student
Ambassador position at Banfield attached below.

Please email me with any questions or concerns at tmfernandez at upei.ca
Thank you,

*Clinical Conference - Wednesday, October 25th:*

*Time:*  8:30 am

*Presenter:*  Valann Kilbasco

*Topic:*  Medical and surgical treatment of Type II Intervertebral Disc
Disease in a senior Shih Tzu with Chronic Kidney Disease and Microhepatica

*Time:  *8:45 am

*Presenter:*  Kelsey Goodick

*Topic:*  Ruptured congenital inguinal hernia in a neonatal percheron colt

*Time: * 9:00 am

*Presenter:*  Erin Cambier

*Topic: * Nutritional Secondary Hyperparathyroidism in a Juvenile Feline

*UPEI Safety Week - October 23rd to October 27th:*

UPEI Safety Week is from October 23-27, 2017 please see link below and
share with all UPEI stakeholders!


*International Livestock Forum Student Opportunity - Applications due
October 27, 2017:*

*4th Annual International Livestock Forum Student Travel Fellowships
Available - Applications Due October 27, 2017*
*Colorado State University (CSU) and the National Western Stock Show (NWSS)
have partnered to bring together industry experts for a multi-day event to
discuss global livestock and meat production. The fourth annual
International Livestock Forum (ILF) will be held in Fort Collins, CO
on January 5-6, 2018, in conjunction with the NWSS in Denver, CO. As part
of the ILF, a student-only program and tour will be provided for selected
students on January 4th and 5th, as well as an additional day
of student-only tours at the NWSS on January 7th. *

*The 2018 ILF will bring together industry leaders, government
professionals, members of academia to discuss domestic and international
livestock and food production. Fellows of the 2018 ILF will experience
unique tours of some of Colorado's top agricultural enterprises,
behind-the-scenes access to the National Western Stock Show, and a full day
of networking and interaction with an impressive lineup of keynote speakers
and industry panelists. This is a premiere opportunity to engage in the
future of international livestock and food production. *
All undergraduate and graduate students from any university around the
world, pursuing a degree in Animal Science or another agricultural field,
are eligible to apply for a travel fellowship to the 2018 International
Livestock Forum. Twenty students will be selected for this fellowship.

Selected students will participate in the following (schedule subject to

   - Thursday, January 4, 2018: Welcome Reception and Industry Speaker in
   Denver, Colorado;
   - Friday, January 5, 2018: Industry tours and ILF kickoff ILF;
   - Saturday, January 6, 2018: Impressive lineup of keynote speakers and
   industry panelists followed by World-famous NWSS Rodeo;
   - Sunday, January 7, 2018: Behind-the-scenes tours at the NWSS

Fellowship recipients will receive the following:

   - $500 voucher for fellows flying in for the ILF; $100 voucher for
   students driving to the ILF;
   - Four nights of lodging;
   - All meals on Friday tour day;
   - Complimentary registration for the 2018 ILF, including free meals and
   an impressive lineup of keynote speakers and elite industry panelists;
   - NWSS badge for admission during entire show; one rodeo ticket for
   Saturdaynight's Colorado versus the World rodeo at the NWSS.

For full consideration, fellowship applications must be received by midnight
(MST) on Friday, October 27th. Fellowship applications, and more
information about the 2018 ILF can be found at http://ansci.agsci.colostat

Jennifer Martin, Ph.D.
ILF Student Program Lead
jennifer.martin at colostate.edu

Lisa Heron
Academic & Student Affairs
avcstudentbulletin at upei.ca
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