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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
Be matched with a current or future Ross Vet student to help mentor and guide them through their veterinary educational journey
Share a "behind the scenes" look at what it takes to be a veterinarian with current and prospective students
Share RUSVM news on your own social media, and be featured on the RUSVM social media channels ((Facebook®, LinkedIn®, Twitter®, Instagram®)
Share your clinical year experience with current Ross Vet students
Attend college fairs, university vet clubs, and other events to share why Ross Vet was the best choice for you when applying to schools
Host regional social and educational events to bring the local alumni community together
Write for the monthly e-newsletter, biannual magazine, or blog
Be a leader for your fellow alumni by creating sustainable action to promote Ross Vet, its students, and alumni
Alumni Ambassador Profiles
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."
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.”
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!