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10/5 General Meeting Slides

  1. 1. third general meeting<br />05 october 2011<br />welcome to theTEXAS PRE-DENTAL SOCIETY<br />
  2. 2. FIRST MEETING?<br />!<br />Come talk to me after the meeting to get filled in on the logistics of TPS<br />
  3. 3. Members of the Week<br />Do something good and you can be the next one.<br />Congratulations to<br />JULIETTE TRAN!<br />On top of being a super active member, Juliette volunteered during the 6am shift at Marathon Kids. Talk about dedication!<br />President – Dana <br />
  4. 4. Upcoming Events<br />Not for points, but still worth your time.<br /><ul><li> Letters of Recommendation Workshop</li></ul>TOMORROW 10/6 from 3-4:30pm in UTC 3.134<br /><ul><li>Global Dental Brigades</li></ul>Info session next Tuesday 10/11 from 7-8pm in WAG 201<br />thanh.tang.mai@gmail.com<br /><ul><li> Personal Statement Workshop</li></ul>Next Wednesday 10/12 from 4:30-6pm in BUR 212<br /><ul><li>Pre-Dental Olympics</li></ul>Saturday 10/22 all day in Waco (Baylor University)<br />$10 includes shirt and lunch<br />Sign up is online but we need a lot of people in order to go so no guarantees<br /><ul><li> HOPE Africa Pageant</li></ul>Want to represent TPS? Come talk to me after the meeting!<br />President – Dana <br />
  5. 5. WORKSHOPS!<br />Introducing…<br />Rapid Fire Mock Interviews<br />Monday 10/10, 6:30-8pm in UNB 3.208 – Lone Star Room<br />Speed-dating style mock interviews. Interview attire is not necessary.<br />Crash Course in Studying for the DAT<br />Wednesday 10/26, 7-8:30pm in UNB 2.404 – Pearce Hall<br />Informal Q&A and tips from TPS members. Panel members wanted!<br />
  6. 6. Join a Family<br />Have a support system to help you through the semester.<br /><ul><li> If you signed up to participate, your family head should have emailed you by now. If not, look for it very soon!
  7. 7. First family activity must be completed by the next meeting
  8. 8. Attending half of you family’s events = 1 point
  9. 9. Still want to join? Email tpsvicepresident@gmail.com to sign up and get in on the fun!</li></ul>Vice President – Ram <br />
  10. 10. Dues<br />You get what you pay for.<br />Dues are PAST DUE! Please pay today or bring them to the next TPS event you attend.<br />Dues will be $65 for the year. This includes:<br /><ul><li> A sweet tee shirt
  11. 11. Access to our shadowing program
  12. 12. Admission to all socials
  13. 13. The year-end banquet</li></ul>You can also pay $40 for just the semester.<br />Not paying dues will prevent you from participating in socials or community service activities with limited space<br />Treasurer – Jason <br />
  14. 14. Get Your Shirts!<br />You’ll feel stylish and classy.<br /><ul><li> Shirts are in!
  15. 15. Bring your receipt to Heena after the meeting to claim your awesome new TPS shirt.</li></ul>Secretary – Heena<br />
  16. 16. If you sign up for a limited space event – social or community service – and do not show up, you will lose a point<br />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!<br /> Why? Someone else could have had that spot and come closer to achieving their desired membership level<br />You have up until 2 days before an event to back out, no questions asked, no exceptions made<br />A quick note about points…<br />
  17. 17. Upcoming Socials<br />Get to know the person sitting next to you.<br /><ul><li> Come to THE EYES OF TEXAS ARE UPON YOU CHALLENGE!
  18. 18. Tuesday 10/11 from 7-8pm on campus
  19. 19. You will be placed into teams and use your UT trivia smarts to find your way through a scavenger hunt
  20. 20. Signups close THIS SUNDAY at noon
  21. 21. Head downtown for CAPTURE THE CAPITOL!
  22. 22. Saturday 10/15 from 1-2pm at the Capitol
  23. 23. Wear sneakers and your game face
  24. 24. Signups close Thursday 10/13 at noon</li></ul>Social – Angela <br />
  25. 25. Upcoming Socials<br />Get to know the person sitting next to you.<br /><ul><li> Show your TPS members some support at INTRAMURAL VOLLEYBALL against other health professions organizations!
  26. 26. Sundays at 6pm at Gregory Gym starting on 10/16
  27. 27. The roster to play is full
  28. 28. Come and cheer at our games for ½ a point – you really do need to cheer. Posters are encouraged!</li></ul>Social – Angela <br />
  29. 29. Upcoming One-Time Events<br />Donate your time to help someone else.<br /><ul><li> Fight the stigma of mental illness at the NAMI Walk!
  30. 30. Saturday 10/8 from 7:30-11am at South 1st and W. Riverside (Palmer Events Center)
  32. 32. Help at the Austin AIDS Walk!
  33. 33. Sunday 10/16 from 9am-noon at Austin City Hall
  34. 34. You need to sign up on the Austin AIDS Walk website IN ADDITION to the TPS website</li></ul>Community Service – Bridget <br />
  35. 35. Ongoing Commitments<br />Donate your time to help someone else.<br /><ul><li> Act as a mentor/tutor at Webb Middle School various times throughout the day, all week long
  36. 36. Teach science experiments to elementary school kids at Young Scientists on Fridays from 1:30-3:30pm at Walnut Creek Elementary School
  37. 37. Tutor at Reagan High School various times throughout the day, all week long
  38. 38. Help adults with mental illness as they pursue their vocational and educational goals at the Austin Clubhouse all day on Tuesday. There is a volunteer screening process – this is not for everyone.
  39. 39. You must be able to commit to these EVERY WEEK! Sign up online.</li></ul>Community Service – Bridget <br />
  40. 40. TPS Newsletter<br />Keep dental schools up-to-date with what we’re doing.<br /><ul><li> New this semester: a newsletter designed for dental schools and UT administrators to keep them informed about what’s happening in TPS
  41. 41. Submit an article idea to Sierra for approval. If you get the green light, write a short article for a PR point!
  42. 42. We hope to release Sept/Oct(DEADLINE 10/12) and Nov/Dec newsletters</li></ul>Public Relations – Sierra <br />
  43. 43. The TPS Website<br />It’s just easier online.<br /><ul><li> Everything you need to know about TPS can be found online
  44. 44. 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
  45. 45. Be sure to register for the Listserv under the “ABOUT US” tab to receive all TPS emails!</li></ul>Webmaster – Terry <br />
  46. 46. and now here’sDR. SEGURA,<br />Associate Dean of Student Affairs at UTHSCSA<br />
  47. 47. CONTACT US<br />Feel free to reach out to any of us at any time:<br /><ul><li>Dana: TPSpresident@gmail.com
  48. 48. Ram: TPSvicepresident@gmail.com
  49. 49. Heena: TPSsecretary@gmail.com
  50. 50. Jason: TPStreasurer@gmail.com
  51. 51. Angela: TPSsocial@gmail.com
  52. 52. Bridget: TPScommunity@gmail.com
  53. 53. Sierra: TPSpublicrelations@gmail.com
  54. 54. Terry: TPSwebmaster2@gmail.com</li></ul>And find us online:<br /><ul><li>www.texaspredent.org
  55. 55. www.twitter.com/texaspredent
  56. 56. search “texas pre-dental society” on facebook
  57. 57. join the listserv</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>remember to sign in
  58. 58. pay your dues and get a receipt
  59. 59. sign up for events online</li></ul>THANKS FOR COMING!<br />Next meeting: 10/19, National Health Service Corps Scholarship Information<br />