Category: Veterinary Technology

Stanbridge College Awarded NAVTA Student Chapter and Advisor of the Year

Stanbridge College Awarded NAVTA Student Chapter and Advisor of the Year

The Stanbridge College student chapter of the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) was recently named Chapter of the Year by the awarding organization. Ms. Emma Cusack, RVT, Assistant Director of the Veterinary Technology program, was also recognized as Advisor of the Year. The student chapter of NAVTA at Stanbridge College wrapped up […]

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Stanbridge Student Chapter of NAVTA Featured in National Journal

Stanbridge Student Chapter of NAVTA Featured in National Journal

An article written by Stanbridge Veterinary Technology student Erin Mertan was published in the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) Journal. Ms. Mertan, who serves as Secretary of the Stanbridge student chapter of NAVTA, is pictured below. The chapter has already held two successful fundraisers, hosted an ice cream social, and are developing […]

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Stanbridge College Veterinary Technology Program receives American Veterinary Medical Association accreditation

Stanbridge College’s Associate of Science in Veterinary Technology degree program received American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) accreditation effective August 28, 2015. Accreditation by the AVMA represents the highest standard of achievement for veterinary medical education in the United States. Earning accreditation is viewed by the AVMA as “commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a […]

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Stanbridge College Students, Faculty, and Staff Raise $1507.42 for Free Wheelchair Mission

A plastic lawn chair. A bicycle wheel. Simple items that one might easily throw away are repurposed for remarkable use by a humanitarian nonprofit organization called Free Wheelchair Mission. Designed with limited resources in mind, and built using donated materials, Free Wheelchair Mission creates unique, durable wheelchairs and brings them to people with disabilities in […]

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Stanbridge College Named a 2015 School of Excellence, Awarded Top Honors in Student Services by ACCSC

Stanbridge College Named a 2015 School of Excellence, Awarded Top Honors in Student Services by ACCSC

Stanbridge College has been named a 2014-2015 School of Excellence by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). Stanbridge was honored along with 23 other schools, out of the 800 institutions that the ACCSC accredits. The award distinguishes ACCSC-accredited schools for their commitment to the expectations and rigors of the accreditation process, as […]

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Alumni Spotlight: 2015 Clara Barton Alumnus of the Year Award Winner Ismael Lopez

Alumni Spotlight: 2015 Clara Barton Alumnus of the Year Award Winner Ismael Lopez

Mr. Ismael Lopez, LVN, a 2009 Vocational Nursing graduate of cohort PTB, was recently awarded the 2015 Clara Barton Alumnus of the Year Award at the Stanbridge College Commencement Exercises. The award recognizes a graduate’s outstanding achievements, contributions, and leadership in the field of healthcare. Mr. Lopez has been the LVN Team Leader for the Head […]

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World’s First High-Fidelity Canine Patient Training Simulator Built By Cornell Professor at Stanbridge College

World’s First High-Fidelity Canine Patient Training Simulator Built By Cornell Professor at Stanbridge College

Stanbridge College has added the world’s first high-fidelity canine patient simulator for veterinary technician training to its Veterinary Technology Department. Dr. Daniel Fletcher, D.V.M, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Emergency and Critical Care of Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Sciences, built the manikin as a training simulator for veterinary technician students. The simulator enables students to […]

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Cornell Professor Demonstrates World’s First High-Fidelity Canine Patient Simulator at Stanbridge College

Cornell Professor Demonstrates World’s First High-Fidelity Canine Patient Simulator at Stanbridge College

Last week, Stanbridge College welcomed Dr. Daniel Fletcher, DVM, of Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Sciences, and the first high-fidelity canine patient simulator in the world. Under Dr. Fletcher’s guidance, Stanbridge College Veterinary Technology students trained with the simulator to learn the proper procedures and techniques for administering CPR on a simulated canine with real-time […]

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Stanbridge College Veterinary Technology Program Hosts Low-Cost Vaccine Clinic

Stanbridge College Veterinary Technology Program Hosts Low-Cost Vaccine Clinic

The Associate of Science in Veterinary Technology Program recently hosted a Pet Exam and Vaccine Clinic for dogs and cats. This low-cost clinic was held in Stanbridge College’s world class Veterinary Technology Skills Lab where students had the opportunity to complete various treatments and procedures on over 20 live animals under the supervision of the Stanbridge College […]

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How to Become a Registered Veterinary Technician

Want to become a Registered Veterinary Technician, but not sure where to begin? The path to becoming an RVT may seem complicated, but if you follow these simple steps, you’ll be on your way to a rewarding and exciting career working with animals. In this video, you will learn the best practices and what to […]

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