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The Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine becoming more diverse

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BLACKSBURG - The Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine is seeing an increase in the diversity of its student population. Since 2012, the school has experienced more than a 50 percent rise in the number of African-American, Asian and Hispanic students. 
There are also now more male students, in what has traditionally been a female-dominated field. Program leaders say this is largely the result of face-to-face recruitment efforts, and this diversity better represents today's workforce. I
n 2010, the school founded a chapter of the national organization Veterinary Students as One in Culture and Ethnicity.


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