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AZ/IL: Inaugural Vet, Speech-Language Graduations Highlight 2018 Commencements

June 05, 2018

by Office of Communications

CVM GraduationMidwestern University recently held commencement ceremonies on its campuses in Downers Grove, Illinois and Glendale, Arizona to celebrate the more than 1,500 healthcare professions graduates who are preparing to begin their professional lives.

Among those honored were the first graduating classes from the College of Veterinary Medicine and the Glendale-based Speech-Language Pathology program from the College of Health Sciences. The College of Veterinary Medicine is the first and only Arizona college to offer the four-year Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.) degree.

During the ceremonies, Kathleen H. Goeppinger, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Midwestern University, acknowledged the many achievements of the graduates during their years of rigorous study and clinical experiences. "I want you to always remember that you are well-trained, you are well-educated, and you can be successful." Dr. Goeppinger told the graduates. "As you move forward, go with confidence that you are ready to become part of the healthcare team."

CCOM GraduationGraduating Programs, Spring 2018

The commencement ceremonies were held in the Glendale Campus Auditorium and in the auditorium at Cardinal Hall in Downers Grove. Each commencement featured remarks from members of the graduating class and a special recognition of the 68 students beginning their healthcare careers in the military.

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