Coming Events

Program Events

August 31, 2015 Orientation
9 am – 4:30 pm RT104 for morning session/SB123 for afternoon session lunch provided
5 pm – Program cookout

September 2, 2015 School of Graduate and Professional Studies Picnic
5 pm Thomas Plaza

Fall Student Events

September 15, 2015 Cross Culture Journeys
5:30 pm SC55
Students will reflect on their cross culture experiences from the summer of 2015 and share food from the regions they visited.

October 6, 2015 MCAT and the Medical School Application Process
12:05 pm RT104
Informational meeting about preparing for the MCAT and the medical school application process. Students will learn what is required to receive a committee recommendation letter on their behalf.

October 12, 2015 Cross-Culture Information Meeting
4 pm RT104
Get excited about Summer 2016 Cross Culture experience. Students will learn about options, preparing for their journey, and deadlines required to be ready for a life changing experience.

October 13, 2015 DAT and the Dental Application Process
12:05 pm RT104
Informational meeting about preparing for the DAT and the dental school application process. Students will learn what is required to receive a committee recommendation letter on their behalf.

October 29, 2015 Gap Year Opportunities
5:30 pm SC55
Students will be encouraged to use a gap year to their advantage by exploring options to enhance their professional school application.

November 11, 2015 Fall Student Meeting
5:30 pm SC55
Time to check-in with program leadership to see how the semester is going and to enjoy the company of your peers. Dinner provided.

Fall Graduate School Fairs

Our program will be represented at the following graduate school fairs.
We invite prospective students to visit our table to learn more about our program and speak with a representative.

Monday, September 21
Radford University
11 am – 2 pm

Virginia Tech
4:30 – 7 pm

Tuesday, September 22
James Madison University
4 – 7 pm

Wednesday, September 23
University of Virginia
4 – 7 pm

Monday, October 5
George Mason University

Tuesday, October 5
Grove City College, Grove City, PA
6:30 – 8:30 pm

Wednesday, October 7
Virginia Commonwealth University
10 am – 1 pm

Wednesday, October 21
Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Medical School and Health Related Professions Day
11 am – 2 pm

Suter Seminar Series 2015-16

Full schedules and descriptions of the 2015-16 seminars can be found here.

Fall Schedule

Friday, September 11
4 pm SC106

A Liver Transplant Journey by Scott Matherly, MD

Monday, September 21
4 pm SC106

The Changing World of Transplant Ethics by Sigrid Fry-Revere, Jd, PhD

Friday, October 2
4 pm SC016

The Climate’s Changing…So Why Aren’t We? by Todd Wynward, Author, Activist and Educator

Saturday, October 10
9 am SC106

Echoes of the Heart: A Cardiologist Uses Poetry and Photography to Treat Patients…and Himself by Joseph Gascho, MD

Monday, October 19
4 pm SC106

The What, Who, Why, and How of Swimming Behavior in the Leech by W. Otto Friesen, PhD

Friday, November 6
4 pm SC106

Sex Ratio Bias Under Climate Change in the Tuatara, an Endemic New Zealand Reptile by Kristine Grayson Dattelbaum, PhD

Monday, November 16
4 pm SC106

Providing Translational Medicine Services in the Modern Healthcare Landscape by Adam Heaps, MS

Monday, November 23
4 pm SC106

Novel Treatments for Childhood Malnutrition: the Power of Peanuts by Thaddaeus May, MD

Friday, December 4
4 pm SC106

Will Conservation Farming Ever Be the Most Profitable Option? by Charles Benbrook, PhD

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