Students in their third year of professional education at the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine will receive their White Coat in a ceremony on Saturday, Jan. 27, on the CVM campus. The event will begin at 3 p.m.
The White Coat Ceremony for the 122-member Class of 2019 is a symbolic transition from the didactic to the clinical phase of veterinary medical education. The
professional coating ceremony recognizes each student’s achievement in their medical education to date.
Guests and students will be welcomed by Dean Calvin Johnson before the presentation of the coats led by Dr. Dan Givens, associate dean for Academic Affairs at the College of Veterinary Medicine. Representatives from the Alabama Veterinary Medical Association, the Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association and the Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine will participate in the program.
Closing remarks will be given by Julia Remaks, president of the class of 2019, who is from LaGrange, Kentucky.
Attendees are invited to attend a reception and tours of the College of Veterinary Medicine prior to the ceremony.