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  • TPS 5th GM

    1. 1. fifth general meeting<br />06 april 2011<br />welcome to theTEXAS PRE-DENTAL SOCIETY<br />
    2. 2. HURRY UP…<br />Events are coming to a close!<br /><ul><li> 1 more social event plus banquet
    3. 3. 2 more one-time community service events
    4. 4. 1 event for either community service or PR
    5. 5. Limitless amounts of social and</li></ul>community service events through families!<br />
    6. 6. Member of the Week<br />Do something good and you can be the next one.<br />Congratulations to<br />SUZZANE HORANI!<br />Suzzane swallowed her pride and dressed up as the tooth fairy at Forty Acres Fest, spreading oral health cheer and magical happiness to everyone (except Terry, apparently)!<br />ALSO, Suzzane is starting up a new student organization called Global Dental Brigades. It’s like GMT, but just for pre-dents! Be sure to read tonight’s mailout for more information!<br />President – Dana <br />
    7. 7. Upcoming Events<br />Not for points, but still worth your time.<br /><ul><li>Baylor IMPRESSIONS Program</li></ul>Application Deadline: THIS FRIDAY 4/15<br />Find the application on our website<br /><ul><li>BHPO’s Getting on Track Health Symposium</li></ul>Next Saturday 4/16, 9am-3pm in WEL 3.502<br />Mock interviews, student panels, REPS FROM ALL 3 TX DENTAL SCHOOLS Must RSVP at http://tiny.cc/symposium2011<br />Email utgettingontrack2011@gmail.com for more details<br /><ul><li>HPO Letter of Recommendation/Application Workshop</li></ul>Wed 4/20, 3-4pm in UTC 3.112<br />Second to last session!<br /><ul><li>Props for Profs</li></ul>Monday 4/25, 5-7pm in the SAC Ballroom<br />Invite a professor, dress up, and dine for free.<br />Great opportunity to get to know a professor (and guarantee a good letter of recommendation!)<br />President – Dana <br />
    8. 8. FEEDBACK MEETING!<br />Missed a meeting? Here’s your chance to make it up.<br />Wednesday 4/20, 7-8pm in SAC 1.106<br />Tell us what you liked and what you didn’t! We will take your comments very seriously in planning our activities for next semester. Even if you don’t need the extra meeting point, this will be very beneficial if you’ll be with us in the fall!<br />
    9. 9. Families<br />Have a support system to help you through the semester.<br /><ul><li> Another family event must be hosted between now and the banquet (4/15)
    10. 10. Participation is highly encouraged! Attendance will be taken and you can easily rack up a lot of social or community service points.</li></ul>Vice President – Ram <br />
    11. 11. Scholarships<br />Get yourself some cash for school.<br />UNDERCLASSMEN SCHOLARSHIP<br />$100 Scholarship<br />Free full-year dues<br />UPPERCLASSMEN SCHOLARSHIP<br />$200 Scholarship<br />Applications are online under the “Other” section of signups. Deadline is THIS SUNDAY 4/10 at 11:59pm.<br />You must be present at the banquet to receive a scholarship. We will have alternates ready. <br />Vice President – Ram <br />
    12. 12. Dues<br />You get what you pay for.<br />Dues are $40 for the semester. This includes:<br /><ul><li> A sweet tee shirt
    13. 13. Access to our shadowing program
    14. 14. Admission to all socials
    15. 15. The year-end banquet</li></ul>Dues should be paid already!<br />Talk to me after the meeting if you haven’t paid yet.<br />(if you paid full-year dues last semester you don’t need to pay again)<br />Treasurer – Jason <br />
    16. 16. Senior Scrubs<br />Get some free swag.<br /><ul><li> The deadline to sign up for scrubs has passed.
    17. 17. If you will not be at banquet, email Heena to arrange a time to pick up your scrubs.</li></ul>Secretary – Heena<br />
    18. 18. Upcoming Socials<br />Get to know the person sitting next to you.<br /><ul><li> Get ready to play SHAVING CREAM WIFFLEBALL!
    19. 19. Saturday 4/9, 2-3:30pm at the SRD field
    20. 20. Wear tennis shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty
    21. 21. We will be playing against Women in Medicine. Let’s show them that pre-dents reign supreme!
    22. 22. Signups will close FRIDAY 4/8</li></ul>Social – Angela <br />
    23. 23. Upcoming Socials<br />Get to know the person sitting next to you.<br /><ul><li> The end of the year BANQUETis coming up!
    24. 24. Friday 4/15, 5-7pm at Mirabelle (directions will be emailed)
    25. 25. RSVP online by THIS SUNDAY 4/10
    26. 26. You can bring a date but you will be responsible for paying for them ($25/date)
    27. 27. NOTE: We do have a maximum amount of people we are allowed to bring, so if we go over that number we will go in reverse order and ask you to un-invite your date. Sorry! TPS members are our first priority.
    28. 28. Dress is semiformal
    29. 29. Everyone who signs up will receive an Evite confirmation request. If you do not fill it out you will not be able to come to banquet. We need an accurate head count or we will be charged a hefty fee!
    30. 30. If you say you will attend and then don’t show up, you will be bumped down a membership level barring an emergency</li></ul>Social – Angela <br />
    31. 31. Upcoming One-Time Events<br />Donate your time to help someone else.<br /><ul><li> Volunteer for Project Reachoutand help deserving communities all around Austin!
    32. 32. THIS SATURDAY 4/9, all day long
    33. 33. Open to all UT students so no guarantee on availability of spaces
    34. 34. Sign-ups have already been sent out by Bridget and will be in the mailout tonight.</li></ul>Community Service – Bridget <br />
    35. 35. Upcoming One-Time Events<br />Donate your time to help someone else.<br /><ul><li> Come to Dallas for Texas Mission of Mercy and help at this day of dental service!
    36. 36. Saturday 4/16, 12-5:30pm in Dallas
    37. 37. Once you are signed up, Bridget will send you the link to TMOM’s separate registration
    38. 38. WE NEED DRIVERS, DRIVERS, DRIVERS!
    39. 39. Signups will close TONIGHT so hurry!</li></ul>Community Service – Bridget <br />
    40. 40. Ongoing Events<br />Donate your time to help someone else.<br /><ul><li> Young Scientists is cancelled for this week but will resume next week</li></ul>Community Service – Bridget <br />
    41. 41. Tabling<br />Help promote our organization and oral health.<br /><ul><li> Sign up for a shift for Global Health Awareness Day!
    42. 42. Next Thursday 4/13 from 9am-4pm on the Speedway Mall
    43. 43. Four two-hour long shifts
    44. 44. Inform UT students about how important oral health really is while promoting TPS
    45. 45. This event can count as either a PR or a Community Service Point!</li></ul>Public Relations – Sierra <br />
    46. 46. Photo Scavenger Hunt<br />Help promote our organization.<br /><ul><li> Wear your TPS shirt with pride in our Photo Scavenger Hunt!
    47. 47. Form a group of 3-7 people
    48. 48. Go to the places listed in the instructions on the website and take a group picture
    49. 49. You must wear your TPS shirt!
    50. 50. Every group member must be in at least 2 of every 5 photos, with 5 photos counting for 1 PR point and 10 photos for 2 PR points.
    51. 51. All photos must be submitted to Sierra by THIS MONDAY4/11 by 10am</li></ul>Public Relations – Sierra <br />
    52. 52. New Website Updates<br />We’re always keeping it current.<br /><ul><li> Can’t find something on the website? It’s probably under “Member’s Area” or “Signups”
    53. 53. If all else fails, email Terry and he’ll tell you where to find what you’re looking for.
    54. 54. There seems to be an issue viewing the website with Internet Explorer. Use Firefox, Chrome, or Safari for optimal viewing!</li></ul>www.texaspredent.org<br />Webmaster – Terry <br />
    55. 55. ACADEMICS<br />DAT<br />DAT reviews will take place on Thursdays from 7-8 during non-meeting weeks<br />Review 1: Biology, 2/24<br />Review 2: GenChem, 3/10<br />Review 3: Ochem, 3/31 in JES A203A<br />Review 4: PAT, 4/14<br />Review 5: Math/Reading, 4/21<br />You must bring your own study materials and have questions ready<br />TPSacademics@gmail.com<br />
    56. 56. now let’s hear fromDR. BRUNSONDR. GHANGDR. RODEN-JOHNSON<br />
    57. 57. CONTACT US<br />Feel free to reach out to any of us at any time:<br /><ul><li>Dana: TPSpresident@gmail.com
    58. 58. Ram: TPSvicepresident@gmail.com
    59. 59. Heena: TPSsecretary@gmail.com
    60. 60. Jason: TPStreasurer@gmail.com
    61. 61. Angela: TPSsocial@gmail.com
    62. 62. Bridget: TPScommunity@gmail.com
    63. 63. Sierra: TPSpublicrelations@gmail.com
    64. 64. Terry: TPSwebmaster2@gmail.com</li></ul>And find us online:<br /><ul><li>www.texaspredent.org
    65. 65. www.twitter.com/texaspredent
    66. 66. search “texas pre-dental society” on facebook
    67. 67. join the listserv</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>remember to sign in
    68. 68. pay your dues and get a receipt/shirt
    69. 69. sign up for events online
    70. 70. or sign up on a laptop right now!</li></ul>THANKS FOR COMING!<br />Next meeting: 4/16, Banquet at Mirabelle<br />Feedback Meeting: 4/20, SAC 1.106<br />

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