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School groups invited to register for CVM open house

Students enjoy the hands-on activities and demonstrations at the 2012 CVM Open House. click to enlarge
Pre-registered school groups will attend the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Open House on April 5. Students, such as these at the 2012 event, enjoy the hands-on activities and demonstrations. (Photo by MSU College of Veterinary Medicine/Tom Thompson)

MISSISSIPPI STATE – Registration for the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine’s annual open house is under way.

School groups are invited to attend the open house on Friday, April 5 from 8:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Wise Center in Starkville. In the past, pre-registration was optional. This year, school groups are required to sign up for the event in advance.

Registration is free. CVM staff will send registered groups parking, schedule and rain date information. Teachers and administrators may order lunches for groups through CVM.

To register, contact Brandi Van Ormer at (662) 325-0465 or

The community is invited to attend the second day of open house events on Saturday, April 6 from 8:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Advance registration is not required for Saturday.

Attendees will enjoy a petting zoo, animal shows, a lesson on microchip scanning, milking demonstrations, interaction with veterinary students, and more.


Released: Feb. 15, 2013
Writer: Karen Templeton
Contact: Brandi Van Ormer, (662) 325-0465

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