Graduate Student Profile: Jonathan “Jonny” Matthew Hancock

Jonathan “Jonny” Matthew Hancock began his graduate career in toxicology at the University of Georgia’s College of Veterinary Medicine in May of 2020, when the COVID pandemic was putting fear and doubt into occasions that would otherwise be marked by joy and anticipation.

Prestigious scholarship award ensures continued successes for Meg Lemons

Check out the multimedia version of Meg’s story. Margaret “Meg” Lemons (DVM, 2024) was shocked to learn she was a winner of a $75,000 scholarship through the Foundation for the Horse, but her future colleagues were not.

The Lasting Impact of Scholarship Support

It is estimated by the year 2030 there will be a shortage of 15,000 veterinarians nationwide. In an effort to address this ongoing issue, in 2021 we expanded our DVM class size to 150 students annually with 29 from South Carolina.

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Navigating love through loss: Honoring Bailey’s Legacy

This is our Bailey. He was our first child. We got him when we’d been married six months. He was there for our first home purchase, our move to the suburbs, and through three pretty tough pregnancies. He essentially watched us grow up.

A family photo at the Georgia Aquarium

A Deep-Dive into Gratitude: Georgia Aquarium’s Scholarship Recipient Expresses the Impact of and Appreciation for her Scholarship

Thanks to the generosity of Georgia Aquarium and their establishment of the Pete Correll Memorial Scholarship, each year a deserving DVM candidate receives academic support, helping them get one step closer to earning their degree.

Grateful Client Reflects on Exceptional Veterinary Care Provided by the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Barry Simmons is a practicing dentist in Athens, where he has been a resident for most of his life. After rescuing some unwanted Easter chicks as a young child, he developed a deep love and fascination for birds, particularly talking parrots.

UGA research programs shine at 42nd meeting of the American Society for Virology

The University of Georgia’s research prowess was on display for the 42nd annual meeting of the American Society for Virology, the first time in the society’s history that it met in Athens and one of a handful of times the gathering has been held in the Southeast.

Isakson Initiative gives $1.4M to UGA Vet Med

The University System of Georgia Board of Regents on Nov. 14 approved the creation of two endowed distinguished professorships, made possible by a gift of $1.4 million from the Isakson Initiative to the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine.

Tifton Lab’s rural outreach program wins STEM award

The Tifton Veterinary Diagnostic and Investigational Laboratory won the 2023 Programs in STEM Award for its career education outreach to high school and college students in rural South Georgia.

Generosity of Donors Impacts Generations to Come

The Capozzis are proud CVM scholarship donors, and, in addition to their scholarship, have also established several planned gifts at the University, one directly supporting Vet Med.

We’re UGA Vet Med, and our

passion powers our commitment.