A new scholarship in memory of a longtime Bradford
veterinarian will benefit students in the health sciences, particularly
The family of Dr. Frederick K. Van
Deusen established a memorial scholarship to benefit a student in the pre-veterinary,
biology or pre-medicine programs.
Van Deusen owned and operated the
Bradford Veterinary Clinic from 1985 until his death in October. Prior to that,
he owned and operated a veterinary clinic in Otto, N.Y., from 1962 until 1985.
Van Deusen grew up in upstate New
York and graduated from Cornell University School of Veterinary Medicine in
“This scholarship is especially
fitting for two reasons,” said Dr. Richard Frederick, professor of history at
Pitt-Bradford and friend of Van Deusen’s. “Dr. Van Deusen was always interested
in the scholarship in the field of veterinary medicine, a commitment which
obviously affected his own practice. He also had a connection to Pitt-Bradford
in mentoring several students from the university as interns.”
Contributions to the Dr. Frederick
K. Van Deusen Memorial Scholarship may be made to the Bradford Educational
Foundation at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, 300 Campus Drive,
Bradford, PA 16701. For more information, contact Jill Ballard, executive
director of institutional advancement, at (814)362-5091 or firstname.lastname@example.org.