Mr. Bergman shared "Quotes that Changed My Life" with the graduating dentists and pharmacists, urging them to maintain a concern for people and results; to set and regularly reevaluate priorities; to embrace new technology; to give back to others in society; to learn to overcome fear and demonstrate courage; and to continually ask "Why not?" Mr. Bergman illustrated these lessons with quotes from colleagues, mentors, and world leaders in business, sports, politics, and the arts.
Noting the efforts of the veterinary community to encourage people to adopt pets, in his address to the graduating veterinarians Mr. Bergman urged the graduates to "adopt" as well: to adopt a commitment to "show up"; to adopt the perspective of a camp counselor; to adopt new technology and an open mindset; to adopt ways to give back to society and the right balance in life; and to adopt the courage to succeed and a "Why not?" attitude.
"As new veterinarians, Western University of
In addition to delivering the two commencement addresses, Mr. Bergman was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters by
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