Veterinary Pulse Podcast with Nia Powell
Veterinary Pulse is the heartbeat of the veterinary profession. Join us as we talk with veterinary colleagues about critical topics, and share stories. Stories that connect us… as humans, as animals, as a veterinary community.
Dr. Matt Holland has a conversation with NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s 2nd-year student Nia Powell. Nia shares about her journey to veterinary medicine, her experience with racism, and how a quarter-life crisis can lead to good things. With a commitment to encouraging others, Nia shares the one area she wishes she focused on more prior to entering veterinary school, and how her role as a veterinary technician provided helpful experience.
Quote mentioned by Nia Powell during the episode: “Never let the fear of striking out, keep you from playing the game.” – Babe Ruth
Nia Powell is a 2nd-year student at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine. After growing up in Chicago, Nia attended the University of Missouri where she earned a B.S in Psychology and Spanish. Currently, Nia is interested in small animal and equine medicine. She also enjoys cardiology and internal medicine. Outside of vet med, Nia likes to travel and spend time with her family, friends, and dogs Zoe (a pomeranian mix) and Peyton (a lab mix).
LINKS AND INFORMATION:
- Nia Powell on Instagram
- NC State College of Veterinary Medicine
- VIN Foundation Cost of Education Map
- VIN Foundation Apply Smarter
- 3D Anatomy on VIN (You will need a VIN membership to view the 3D Learning, if you are a veterinary student you may sign up for a free VIN Student membership)
- VIN Foundation Student Debt Center
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