[Avc2021] AVC Student Bulletin September 22, 2017

AVC Student Bulletin avcstudentbulletin at upei.ca
Fri Sep 22 16:07:21 ADT 2017

   - Campus Carnival - September 22nd (3pm - 5 pm in the Quad)
   - Clinical Conference - Wednesday, September 27th
   - International Research Opportunity - Deadline November 8th
   - Life at VetCor Back to School Kickoff
   - MacLauchlan Prize for Effective Writing $500 - Deadline October 6th

*Campus Carnival - September 22nd (3pm - 5pm in the Quad):*

Join your teammates, co-workers, and panther alumni family on Friday,
September 22 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm in the UPEI Quadrangle for some
awesome FUN!

Free hot dog BBQ, cotton candy, snow cones, bungee run, giant screamer
slide, fun games, SWAG prizes and music by- DJ Dex! Don’t forget to bring
your toonies for a chance to DUNK these fine folks ~Chris Huggan, Bruce
Donaldson, Leigh Reid, Alicia Bremner and SR. Susan Kidd …they can’t wait
to get soaked in the Toonie Toss Dunk Tank...all in support of Student
Mental Health!

For a full schedule of Homecoming 2017 events visit www.upei.ca/homecoming

*Clinical Conference - Wednesday, September 27th:*

The final 3 presenters are:

*Dr. Tessa Spooner*
Topic:  Surgical Excision of a Mandibular Ameloblastic Fibroma in a Dog

*Dr. Thomas Olney*
Topic:  Neonatal Calf Diarrhea subsequent to failure of Passive Transfer in
Dairy Calves

*Dr. Alejandro Alvarez-Sanchez*
Topic:  Splenic Torsion in a Dog

*International Research Opportunity - Deadline November 8th:*

The Mitacs Globalink Research Award funds research collaborations between
senior undergraduate and graduate students and faculty members at a
university overseas.

Mitacs is accepting applications for competitive international research
opportunities, including student travel to and from Canada. The deadline to
apply is *November 8, 2017, at 5 p.m. PT.*

Projects last 12–24 weeks and are open to senior undergraduate and graduate
students in all disciplines. Funding starts at $6,000.

*Students in Canada can do research in:*

   - Brazil
   - China
   - France: at public universities, Inria Research Centres, or Grandes
   - India
   - Israel
   - Korea
   - Mexico
   - Tunisia

If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity and would like
assistance in identifying a research supervisor abroad, you can contact Dr.
Larry Hammell, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Research, at
lhammell at upei.ca or (902) 566 0728 <(902)%20566-0728>.

*Life at VetCor Back to School Kickoff:*

As you’re settling into the 2017/2018 school year, we hope you’ll take a
minute to see what VetCor <http://www.vetcor.com/> has to offer students
like you.

VetCor offers:


   A thoughtful orientation plan to help new graduates successfully start
   their careers

   Numerous externship and new grad opportunities across 230+ locations and
   24 states

   A wide variety of practices and community styles, in lively cities,
   outstanding suburbs, and charming country settings

   A culture based on supporting each of our veterinarians’ tailored
   approach to veterinary care

Right now we would love to hear from any students looking for externships
or the perfect place to kick off their career. Visit our careers page to
learn about job opportunities
<http://www.vetcor.com/careers/job-opportunities>, check out helpful tips
for settling into school
and sign up for our quarterly careers newsletter

Anyone with questions about Life at VetCor
<http://www.vetcor.com/life-at-vetcor> and the opportunities we provide is
welcome to contact me at any time.

Jess Bird - Phone: 508-737-5806 & Email: jbird at vetcor.com

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

Attention to the Classes of 2018, 2019 and 2020,

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, Animal Behaviour and Welfare,
or Pharmacology and Toxicology, while on a clinical rotation, or anywhere

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*

Lisa Heron
Academic & Student Affairs
avcstudentbulletin at upei.ca
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