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Three veterinarian students laughing and walking down a hallway

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ALUMNI AMBASSADOR PROGRAM


Do you have some free time to give to your alma mater? Would you like to share the value of your education with prospective students and their families, or help connect your fellow alumni across the world? Are you looking for a meaningful way to volunteer? Become a Ross Vet Alumni Ambassador today!

 

BECOME AN ALUMNI AMBASSADOR

If you’re interested in any of the opportunities below, or have ideas for other opportunities to benefit the alumni network and/or school as a whole, please complete the RUSVM Alumni Ambassador application. We can't wait to meet you!

Alumni Ambassador Opportunities

Current and Prospective Student Mentorship

Be matched with a current or future Ross Vet student to help mentor and guide them through their veterinary educational journey

Webinar Featured Speaker

Share a "behind the scenes" look at what it takes to be a veterinarian with current and prospective students

Social Media Ambassador

Share RUSVM news on your own social media, and be featured on the RUSVM social media channels ((Facebook®, LinkedIn®, Twitter®, Instagram®)

Clinical Representative

Share your clinical year experience with current Ross Vet students

Admissions Representative

Attend college fairs, university vet clubs, and other events to share why Ross Vet was the best choice for you when applying to schools

Regional Chapter Leader

Host regional social and educational events to bring the local alumni community together

Writer

Write for the monthly e-newsletter, biannual magazine, or blog

Alumni Action Council Writer

Be a leader for your fellow alumni by creating sustainable action to promote Ross Vet, its students, and alumni

Alumni Ambassador Profiles

Veterinarian posing with a dog

Alexandra Adler

DVM

Location: Woodbridge, NJ

Grad Year: 2014

Clinical Placement: The Ohio State University

Current Employment: Woodbridge Veterinary Group (since 2014)

"Being an Alumni Ambassador for Ross Vet has been a great way to stay a part of the growing Ross community. Meeting newly admitted students and prospective students at events is always exciting and provides a wonderful networking opportunity for all involved."

Veterinarians examining x-rays

Elsburgh O. Clarke III

DVM, DACZM

Location: San Diego, CA

Grad Year: 2008

Clinical Placement: University of Tennessee

Residency: North Carolina State University Zoological Medicine (Aquatics Focus)

Current Employment: SeaWorld San Diego

Certification: Diplomat of the American College of Zoological Medicine

On being an Alumni Ambassador: “I love being able to share my story and experiences with students to help them achieve their goals.”

Veterinarian posing with a dog

Kanwarjit Singh Boparai

DVM

Location: Lathrop, CA

Grad Year: 2001

Clinical Placement: University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana

Current Employment: Relief Veterinarian – Canine and Feline

Certification: Fear Free Certified

“As an Alumni Ambassador for RUSVM, I enjoy interacting with prospective students about Ross, its high-quality education , committed faculty and staff, and supportive alumni family. I enjoy interacting with students, sharing my experiences and answering their questions; letting them know that I was once in their shoes and can understand their perspective. Rossies are valued in the profession and we have a large support network including fellow students, alumni and faculty. Thankfully, I have been able meet and reconnect with many members of the RUSVM family while engaged as an Alumni Ambassador.”

LEND A HELPING HAND TO FUTURE RUSVM GRADS

As alumni of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, you know that dedication breeds success. You know Ross Vet's students have a combination of commitment, compassion, and adaptability, because that’s exactly what helped you earn your Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree.

You now have the opportunity to help the next generation of prospective veterinary students, by leaving a legacy.

Do you know an aspiring veterinarian looking to apply to vet school, or has a potential Ross Vet student volunteered at your practice? You can help them earn an Alumni Legacy Scholarship. All it takes is a letter of recommendation for a qualified candidate.

The Alumni Legacy Scholarship is offered to students who have a work/volunteer history with a Ross Vet graduate. This scholarship provides qualifying students with tuition assistance to enroll in our DVM program. It provides $5,000 towards tuition costs for the first semester. Note: Eligible Applicants who are not awarded the Alumni Legacy Scholarship will automatically be offered a $500 Alumni Book Scholarship. 

To give a referral, contact us at here at Alumni Affairs and we will be glad to help! 

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, ALUMNI RELATIONS

Colleen Glenney
P +1.617.901.8042| C +1.617.901.8042 |
cglenney@rossvet.edu.kn

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ONCE A ROSSIE, ALWAYS A ROSSIE

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