The College of Veterinary Medicine accepted its first black students in 1969. Esco Hall, Jr. and Henry McKelvin were already acquainted, as they had completed their undergraduate degrees together at what is now Fort Valley University. Hailing from small towns…
At the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine, we’re driven by a deep and powerful passion to define and deliver all that veterinary medicine can, and should, be.
We welcome people from different backgrounds, hometowns, and points of view, leveraging those perspectives to help shape the future of animal and human health. We educate and elevate our students, transforming them into legions of highly-trained doctors and tenacious researchers who are driven to serve their communities. We explore and discover and dream up and test out new ways to care for and protect animals and humans. We’re invested in every sense of the word: in people, in connections, in facilities, and in research.
We love this work, this challenge, and this responsibility—it’s what we were born to do. We’re UGA Vet Med and our passion powers our commitment. Care to join us?
College Station Road is a major thoroughfare in Athens, GA. It’s a wide road that runs from the main University of Georgia campus to the more residential east side of town. Driving along in a haze at the start or…
Beginning in 2017, Purdue University has offered the This Is How We "Role” grant to colleges and schools of veterinary medicine around the country. The grant allows for the delivery of a 12-week curriculum of classes designed by Purdue to…