Lincoln Memorial University-College of Veterinary Medicine (LMU-CVM) held the White Coat Ceremony for the inaugural class of 2018 on Aug. 15.
The White Coat Ceremony serves to symbolize the pathway toward becoming a doctor, including the knowledge and professionalism students will acquire. The ceremony also enables the College of Veterinary Medicine to affirm its commitment to providing the education and training necessary to help each student achieve his or her professional goals.
LMU-CVM is one of only 30 veterinary colleges in the United States, and Tennessee is one of only three states to have two veterinary colleges. There are 20 men and 76 women in the LMU-CVM Class of 2018. 32 members of the class come from the immediate Tri-State region of Tennessee, Kentucky and Virginia. The average age is 24.
Lincoln Memorial University’s College of Veterinary Medicine is located on the LMU main campus in Harrogate, Tenn., with additional academic facilities in nearby Lee County, Va. LMU-CVM is an integral part of the University’s Division of Health Sciences and provides real-world, community-based education in a collaborative learning environment.
For more information about LMU-CVM, call 800-325-0900, ext. 7150 or visit vetmed.lmunet.edu.