2023 | UCVM Awards

UCVM Celebrates Class of 2023 with Memorable Reception and Awards Ceremony

May 29, 2023

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The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UCVM) at University of Calgary threw an epic grad reception and awards ceremony on the evening of May 29 to honor the graduating Class of 2023, and it was a night to remember! With Dean Renate Weller and Associate Dean of Student Experience Angelica Galezowski leading the charge, the event was packed with music, delicious cakes, a fantastic photo booth, and tons of fun for everyone. The cherry on top? Cale Toews, the valedictorian, delivered a speech that left everyone laughing and inspired.

Dean Renate Weller took to the stage to express her pride and admiration for the Class of 2023, acknowledging their perseverance and commitment to the field of veterinary medicine. She commended each graduate for their passion, resilience, and unwavering dedication to caring for animals and improving their well-being. Students who had demonstrated exceptional dedication and academic excellence were presented with well-deserved awards for graduating with distinction. The recipients stood tall, their hard work recognized and applauded by their peers, faculty, and families.

As the night drew to a close, the graduates took a collective breath, cherishing the significance of their journey. They laughed, they danced, and they marveled at the friendships and memories they had made. The reception and awards ceremony united the Class of 2023, solidifying their bonds and creating lasting memories.

With their diplomas in hand, the graduates of UCVM's Class of 2023 now embark on a new chapter in their lives, armed with the skills and knowledge needed to make a difference in the world of veterinary medicine. Their journey is a testament to their unwavering commitment, and their achievements are a source of inspiration for future generations of aspiring veterinarians.

Congratulations to the Class of 2023 for their remarkable achievements, and best wishes for a bright and successful future in the field of veterinary medicine!

UCVM Awards Night

February 8, 2023

A soiree to celebrate the achievements of our faculty, students and staff!

Congratulations to all those who were recognized at the UCVM Award’s Night. The evening was held in person for the first time since the pandemic and the bright shining stars of the many accomplishments of our faculty, students and staff were apparent.

A big thank you to our incredible donors, the hard-working award committees for choosing our winners, the Award’s Night planning committee for a wonderful evening and community members for their continued support.