Whether you’re a friend or family to AVC, membership in AVC Friends and Family is a great way to show your pride and support for the Atlantic Veterinary College at the University of Prince Edward Island. Become an important part of the Atlantic Veterinary College community! AVC Friends and Family include:
- AVC students
- AVC retirees
- Pre-vet students
- College/university students
- Donors to AVC (past and present)
- Clients of AVC (past and present)
- Family members of students
- Dr. Tim Ogilvie AVC Vet Camp Alumni
- Other supportive community members
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Benefits of membership
As a member of AVC Friends and Family, you'll receive personal invitations to social and fundraising events at the Atlantic Veterinary College, as well as information on AVC alumni receptions happening all across North America. You not only socialize with other members of AVCF&F but also establish a long-term relationship with AVC and its students!
Members of AVC Friends and Family also receive electronic newsletters; access to online video recordings of our community workshops; notifications of volunteer opportunities through AVCF&F committees; links to AVC news and media; and, networking opportunities with other members of AVC Friends and Family.
And, you'll receive exclusive information about special animal-related events such as the release of a snowy owl in December 2011. You can attend the event and/or view photos online!
Upcoming 2013 Events at AVC
- Community Workshop Series-"Overweight Pets: An Expanding Problem"-Tuesday January 29 7-8:30pm **
- International Development Week February 3-10
- WVC Alumni Reception, Las Vegas - Monday, February 18, 7:30-9:30 pm (Las Vegas, NV)
- UPEI/AVC Distinguished Alumnus - March
- Community Workshop Series - Early May **
- Be Kind to Animals Week - May 5-11
- 2013 White Coat Ceremony - Friday, May 10
- 2013 Post-Convocation Reception - Saturday, May 11
- AVC Friends and Family 'The Graze' - Wednesday, May 29 from 7-9pm - stay tuned for details and ticket info!! **
- Dr. Tim Ogilvie AVC Vet Camps - July 8 to August 2
- AVC Summer Academy - August 6-9
- Blue Coat Ceremony - Friday, August 23
- Green Hat Award, UPEI Founder's Day - TBD
- AVC Open House - Saturday, September 28 **
- National Animal Health Week - September 29 - October 5
- National Vet Tech Week - October 13 - 19
- AVC Fall Awards/Recognition - October TBD
- Community Workshop Series - October/November **
** Events which are open to the general public.
Past Events at AVC
- Fall Comunity Workshop Series - Thursday, October 24
- AVC Fall Awards/Recognition Night - October 4
- AVC Open House - Saturday September 29 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
- Blue Coat Ceremony, Wanda Wyatt Dining Hall, UPEI - August 24 6:30 p.m.
- AVC Summer Academy - August 5 - August 10
- AVC Senior Vet Camp - July 30 - August 3
- AVC Junior Vet Camp - July 9-27
- Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue Course (TLAER) July 5-7
- AVC Ice Cream Social, The McCain Foundation Learning Commons - June 21, 2-4 p.m.
- AVC Patio Garden Planting - June 19
- Downtown Home and School Association Family Fund Day: AVC F&F Teddy Bear Clinic, The McCain Foundation Learning Commons - June 2, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
- 2012 Post-Convocation Reception - May 12 4-6 p.m.
- 2012 White Coat Ceremony, Confederation Centre of the Arts – May 11, 4-6 p.m.