Genesee Explores New Academic Degree in Veterinary Technology

When: Friday, June 19, 2009, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Where: Genesee Community College, One College Road, Batavia, NY 14020

 An invited group of Veterinary specialists and interested friends of Genesee Community College

Featured speakers:
  • Andrew L. Skidmore, DVM, PhD Senior Technical Service Veterinarian for Intervet / Schering Plough Animal Health
  • Katrina Bowers, LVT Program Director and Clinical Coordinator Baker College, Michigan
  • Mel Chambliss, DVM Director of the Veterinary Technology Program and Associate Professor in Agriculture and veterinary Technology Department, Alfred State College
In continuing its mission of providing state-of-the-art academic programs and degrees that lead to rewarding, life-long careers, Genesee Community College is exploring the feasibility of introducing a new Veterinary Technology program. A group of related veterinary science specialists and interested community members have been invited to the College for a half-day discussion under the leadership of James Goodwin, Genesee’s new director of Curriculum Development and Review. The program will cover numerous topics such as large animals including the dairy perspective, the hybrid model of a Vet Tech program, and the academic accreditation process.