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Amazing Alumni

More Alumni Stories

Professor Susan Bailey appointed to National Academies space research committee

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine committee will review current and emerging areas of space-related biological and physical sciences research, and make comprehensive vision and strategy recommendations to NASA.

AVMA: Dr. Megin Nichols named recipient of 2021 AVMA Public Service Award

Dr. Nichols’ public service career started after her graduation from the Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in 2008, when she joined the uniformed services as a lieutenant in the United States Public Health Service with the CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service.

Alumni News: From Fort Collins to outer space

News from our alumni around the world and beyond.

Casper Star-Tribune: Scientist remembered for pioneering work on wildlife disease, saving black footed-ferret

Beth Williams exemplified how science should be accomplished, and now those lessons are being passed on to their students and their children, continuing to progress wildlife disease research around the globe.

Planes, Boats, and Snowmobiles: DVM Alum Serves in Rural Alaska

Dr. Chris Clement shares his volunteer experiences in Alaska’s Community Outreach and Public Health Veterinary Outpost Program.

1918 alumnus helped forge path toward cultural diversity in veterinary education

George W. Cooper graduated from the Colorado Agricultural College veterinary school in 1918, and joined the inaugural group of faculty when the veterinary school at Tuskegee Institute was established.

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Sarah Schmidt

Assistant Vice President of Advancement, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Office: (970) 491-2969

Mobile: (559) 213-5860

Aaron Phaneuf

Senior Director of Development, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Office: (970) 491-1817

Mobile: (970) 821-6557

Torii Kapavik

Senior Director of Development, Flint Animal Cancer Center

Office: (970) 491-5482

Mobile: (254) 424-2327

Katie Rothstein

Director of Development, Veterinary Teaching Hospital

Office: (970) 491-6631

Lindsey McConnell

Director of Development, Veterinary Health and Education Complex

Gillian Townsend

Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Office: (970) 491-7239

Lauren McCracken

Director of Donor Relations and Stewardship

Office: (970) 491-0663

Maren Soreide

Director of Strategic Operations

Office: (970) 491-7303

Mobile: (970) 481-3419

Tannyr Newman

Development Coordinator

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