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  • 1. fourth general meeting 19 october 2011welcome to theTEXAS PRE-DENTAL SOCIETY (PARTY LIKE IT’S 1999 PLAYLIST)
  • 2. ! FIRST MEETING?Come talk to me after the meeting to get filled in on the logistics of TPS
  • 3. Members of the Week Do something good and you can be the next one.President – Dana Congratulations to TPS VOLLEYBALL! This was probably our biggest turnout ever! Thank you for being amazing and so spirited.
  • 4. Upcoming Events Not for points, but still worth your time. • Health Care in the Rio Grande Valley THIS FRIDAY 10/21 from 12-1pm in NUR 4.180 Great lecture for those interested in public health dentistryPresident – Dana • Study Abroad Info Session Monday 10/24 from 1-2pm in RLM 6.126 Spend the summer in Spain and take genetics and Spanish • Letters of Recommendation Workshop Tuesday 10/25 from 11am-12:30pm in CPE 2.204 • Texas Mission of Mercy Next weekend, all weekend We are not attending as a group because it’s in Amarillo
  • 5. Join a Family Have a support system to help you through the semester.Vice President – Ram • Next family activity must be completed by the next meeting • Attending half of you family’s events = 1 point • Still want to join? Email Ram to sign up and get in on the fun!
  • 6. Apply for a Scholarship Earn some cash for being an awesome member.Vice President – Ram • Application is available online and must be completed by Friday 11/4 at 11:59pm. NO EXCEPTIONS!!! • We will give out scholarships primarily based on your involvement in TPS. If there are other factors you’d like us to consider (financial burden, etc) feel free to include them. • 1 upperclassman will win $200 and 2 underclassmen will win $100 • You MUST be present at the last meeting in order to win. We will have alternates ready.
  • 7. Dues You get what you pay for. Dues are PAST DUE! Please pay today or bring them to the next TPS event you attend.Treasurer – Jason Dues will be $65 for the year. This includes: • A sweet tee shirt • Access to our shadowing program • Admission to all socials • The year-end banquet You can also pay $40 for just the semester. Not paying dues will prevent you from participating in socials or community service activities with limited space
  • 8. A quick note about points… • If you sign up for a limited space event – social or community service – and do not show up, you will lose a point – This includes volleyball! If you need to skip once because you have a big test the next day it’s okay, but you should really only be signed up if you will be there every Sunday! • Why? Someone else could have had that spot and come closer to achieving their desired membership level • You have up until 2 days before an event to back out, no questions asked, no exceptions made
  • 9. Upcoming Socials Get to know the person sitting next to you. • Don’t get scared at our SCARY MOVIE NIGHT! TPS will be there to comfort you <3 • Monday 10/24 from 8-9:30pm, room TBDSocial – Angela • Signups close THIS SUNDAY at noon – vote for the movie when you sign up! • Take on POPS at LASER TAG! • Thursday 10/27 from 8-9ishpm at Blazer Tag • We are limited to 40 members • Signups close Tuesday 10/25 at midnight
  • 10. Upcoming Socials Get to know the person sitting next to you. • Show your TPS members some support at INTRAMURAL VOLLEYBALL against other healthSocial – Angela professions organizations! • Sunday at 6pm at Gregory Gym 10/22 • The roster to play is full • Come and cheer at our games for ½ a point – you really do need to cheer. Posters are encouraged!
  • 11. Community Service – Bridget Upcoming One-Time Events Donate your time to help someone else. • Join in carnival fun at FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL! • Sunday 10/23 at YMCA North Park • Only 4:30-7pm shift is left • Teach kids about the horrors of Halloween candy* at LONGHORN HALLOWEEN! • Sunday 10/30 from 1:30-5:30 at the Erwin Center • Shifts: 1:30-3, 3-5:30 • We will give candy to kids once they show us how to brush their teeth! Plus other fun stuff. • Come dressed in a dental-themed costume! Tooth fairy, plaque monster, just scrubs, anything! • Signup closes Friday 10/28 *not really
  • 12. Community Service – Bridget Ongoing Commitments Donate your time to help someone else. • Please continue to attend your weekly commitments • Remember to have your supervisor sign the attendance check sheet with your days and times!
  • 13. TPS Newsletter Keep dental schools up-to-date with what we’re doing.Public Relations – Sierra • Submit an article idea to Sierra for approval. If you get the green light, write a short article for a PR point! • The deadline to submit an article idea for the Nov/Dec newsletter will be sometime in the middle of November
  • 14. Flyering and Photos Make sure UT knows that we’re here.Public Relations – Sierra • Opportunities to post fliers around campus, especially in science-y buildings, will be announced periodically on Facebook and only there • Take photos of any event(s), print 5 on photo paper, give them to Sierra, get a point!
  • 15. The TPS Website It’s just easier online. • Everything you need to know about TPS can be foundWebmaster – Terry online •Links to sign up for events will appear under the “SIGNUPS” tab as well as on the homepage, and will appear online at approximately 10pm after meetings • Be sure to register for the Listserv under the “ABOUT US” tab to receive all TPS emails!
  • 16. and now here’sMS. TANYA HOLLAND,National Health Service Corps LiaisonandMS. ADA GRANT,Texas State Office of Rural Health
  • 17. CONTACT USFeel free to reach out to any of us at any time:» Dana: TPSpresident@gmail.com» Ram: TPSvicepresident@gmail.com» Heena: TPSsecretary@gmail.com» Jason: TPStreasurer@gmail.com» Angela: TPSsocial@gmail.com And find us online:» Bridget: TPScommunity@gmail.com» Sierra: TPSpublicrelations@gmail.com » www.texaspredent.org» Terry: TPSwebmaster2@gmail.com » www.twitter.com/texaspredent » search “texas pre-dental society” on facebook » join the listserv
  • 18. • remember to sign in • pay your dues and get a receipt • sign up for events onlineTHANKS FORCOMING!Next meeting: 11/2, Dr. Pierpont from UTHSCH