VBS at CVM Education Day, 2021

May 26, 2021
VBS 2021, CVM Education Day poster collage

The College of Veterinary Medicine hosted the Annual Education Day virtually this year on Friday, May 20, 2021. The event included presentations about student and faculty mental health, an interactive poster session, a debate about pass/fail grading, and an interactive panel discussion about tips and best practices for on-line/virtual learning. Faculty and staff teaching award winners were also presented.

Several VBS Faculty and Staff presented posters including:

  1. "Creativity in Neuroscience: Approaches for Educational Development," by Alice Larson and J.V. Pardo
  2. "Using a survey of 'What we wish they knew' to guide and foster collegiate and curricular change," by Erin Burton and MV Root Kustritz
  3. "Biosecurity Framework for Healthy Production," by Carol Cardona, Erin Cortus, Abby Schuft, Tim Johnson, Deb Freedman, and Jaclyn Barnes
  4. "Enhancing a Virtual Microbiology Course with 3 In-Person Labs Improves Student Learning Outcomes," by Cheryl M.T. Dvorak, Lisa Bofenkamp, and Dawn Foster-Hartnett
  5. "A Tale of Two Methods: Students taught in-person and online achieve similar learning outcomes and team satisfaction," by Dawn Foster-Hartnett, Cheryl M.T. Dvorak, and Lisa Bofenkamp
  6. "Science Communication: Educational Resources for DVM, Extension, and Outreach Programs," by Marc D. Schwabenlander and Roxanne J. Larsen

To view individual posters, please click on this link.

In addition awards were also presented to:

David Brown_Mark Rutherford

  • VBS Outstanding Teacher Award was presented to VBS Professor and Interim Chair David Brown (pictured left)
  • CVM Outstanding Graduate Advising/Teaching Award was presented to VBS Associate Professor Mark Rutherford (pictured right)


Congratulations to the VBS award winners and thank you to all who participated!