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4th General Meeting Recap


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4th General Meeting Recap

  1. 1. fourth general meeting<br />23 march 2011<br />welcome to theTEXAS PRE-DENTAL SOCIETY<br />
  2. 2. DONATE TO THE RED CROSS<br />Before we get started…<br />As everyone is aware, Japan is currently in crisis as a result of the recent earthquake and tsunami and the damage to nuclear reactors that followed. Give up your daily coffee this week and send that money to the Red Cross to help those in need.<br />
  3. 3. Are you a new member?Come talk to me after the meeting for logistical information <br />It’s important!<br />
  4. 4. HURRY UP…<br />Events are coming to a close!<br /><ul><li> 3 more social events
  5. 5. 3 more one-time community service events
  6. 6. 1 fundraiser for both social and PR points
  7. 7. 1 event for either community service or PR
  8. 8. 1 more chance to post fliers for PR points
  9. 9. Limitless amounts of social and</li></ul>community service events through families!<br />
  10. 10. Member of the Week…part one!<br />Do something good and you can be the next one.<br />Congratulations to<br />RENITA COX!<br />Ren stood out as a fantastic representative of TPS during Explore UT, encouraging children to participate and learn more about oral health.<br />President – Dana <br />
  11. 11. Member of the Week…part two!<br />Do something good and you can be the next one.<br />Congratulations to<br />ALAN TRUONG!<br />Alan hosted an amazing dance workshop for a TPS Social. A class with Alan typically costs $25, so what he did for us would earn him a large amount of cash on any other occasion. Thanks Alan!<br />President – Dana <br />
  12. 12. Upcoming Events<br />Not for points, but still worth your time.<br /><ul><li>McCraw Lecture Series: Dr. Guy Parcel, UT Public Health</li></ul>This FRIDAY 3/25, 12-1pm in BEL 328<br />“Intervention Mapping: Theory and Evidence-based Planning for Health Promotion Programs”<br /><ul><li>Center for Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Research in Underserved Populations Conference</li></ul>Next Wednesday 3/30, 8am-4:30pm in Etter-Harbin Alumni Center<br />“Health Promotion: Upstream Approaches to Advancing Health in Underserved Populations”<br /><ul><li>Marquette College of Dentistry Science Enrichment Program </li></ul>Application Deadline: Next Friday 4/1<br />Find the link to the application on our calendar<br /><ul><li>Baylor IMPRESSIONS Program</li></ul>Application Deadline: Friday 4/15<br />Find the application on our website<br />President – Dana <br />
  13. 13. ?<br />Interested in going on a dental mission trip to Jamaica this May?<br />Email Taylor Robison ( to learn about the trip she’s taking with “For World Wide Smiles!”<br />Links and forms will also be in tonight’s mailout.<br />
  14. 14. 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 next meeting (4/6)
  15. 15. 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 />
  16. 16. Dental School Trips<br />Take a tour of what might be your future home.<br /><ul><li> Signups for the trip to UTHSCSA are now closed.
  17. 17. We are visiting Houston Dental Branch on Friday 4/8
  18. 18. We can bring 15- 20 people who will be chosen based on a combination of seniority, commitment to TPS, if you went in the past, and ability to drive others.</li></ul>Vice President – Ram <br />
  19. 19. Dues<br />You get what you pay for.<br />Dues will be $40 for the semester. This includes:<br /><ul><li> A sweet tee shirt
  20. 20. Access to our shadowing program
  21. 21. Admission to all socials
  22. 22. 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 />
  23. 23. Fundraising<br />Help us help you.<br /><ul><li>Juicytart Yogurtis helping us out!
  24. 24. Mon 3/7 to Tues 4/5, 11am-2am each day
  25. 25. Juicytart is located on 24th and San Antonio next to Starbucks in West Campus
  26. 26. And obviously, mention TPS
  27. 27. You can still sign up for a myEdu account to give us $1
  28. 28.
  29. 29. We’ve been stuck at $13 for over a month…</li></ul>Treasurer – Jason <br />
  30. 30. Senior Scrubs<br />Get some free swag.<br /><ul><li> If you are a senior graduating this May or December, you are eligible for a free pair of scrubs!
  31. 31. Use the form online to specify what size you want. It is located under the “Other” section of signups.
  32. 32. Only those who have signed up to get scrubs will receive them. They will be handed out at the banquet.
  33. 33. The deadline to sign up is next Friday 4/1, no exceptions.</li></ul>Secretary – Heena<br />
  34. 34. Upcoming Socials<br />Get to know the person sitting next to you.<br /><ul><li> Get ready to play CAPTURE THE FLAG!
  35. 35. Saturday 3/26 from 12-1pm in front of the Tower
  36. 36. Wear sneakers
  37. 37. Instead of tagging, we’ll use water balloons, so be prepared to get soaked!
  38. 38. Signups will close TOMORROW 3/24</li></ul>Social – Angela <br />
  39. 39. Upcoming Socials<br />Get to know the person sitting next to you.<br /><ul><li> Help us by going to JUICYTART!
  40. 40. Sunday 4/3, 1-6pm
  41. 41. Sign in with an officer and receive a half social point
  42. 42. No sign up necessary</li></ul>Social – Angela <br />
  43. 43. Upcoming Socials<br />Get to know the person sitting next to you.<br /><ul><li> It’s time for BOOGER WARS!
  44. 44. It’s like dodgeball…</li></ul> but with fake snot<br /><ul><li> Thursday 4/7 6-7pm
  45. 45. AHG 135
  46. 46. Signups close Monday 4/4</li></ul>Social – Angela <br />
  47. 47. Upcoming Socials<br />Get to know the person sitting next to you.<br /><ul><li> The end of the year BANQUETis coming up!
  48. 48. Counts as a meeting AND social point
  49. 49. Friday 4/15, 5-7pm at Cantino Laredo
  50. 50. RSVP online by NEXT MEETING
  51. 51. You can bring a date but you will be responsible for paying for them ($25/date)
  52. 52. Ifyou apply for a scholarship, you must be present at the banquet to receive it</li></ul>Social – Angela <br />
  53. 53. Upcoming One-Time Events<br />Donate your time to help someone else.<br /><ul><li> Educate kids at Forty Acres Fest and get them excited about oral health!
  54. 54. Saturday 4/2 from 10am-4pm
  55. 55. There will be three shifts, two hours each
  56. 56. Sign-ups will be first-come, first-serve
  57. 57. Limit of six people per shift</li></ul>Community Service – Bridget <br />
  58. 58. 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!
  59. 59. Saturday 4/16, all day long
  60. 60. Once you are signed up, Bridget will send you the link to TMOM’s separate registration
  61. 61. We will need drivers!
  62. 62. Only sign up if you are absolutely sure you can attend</li></ul>Community Service – Bridget <br />
  63. 63. Reminders about Upcoming Events<br />Don’t forget to show up.<br /><ul><li>Zilker Garden Festival is this Saturday 9am-5pm
  64. 64. Rides will be coordinated
  65. 65. Girls in STEMworkshops are this Saturday! Look for an email from Bridget about rehearsal time
  66. 66. Arrive by 10:30am in business casual attire</li></ul>The signups for these events are closed.<br />Community Service – Bridget <br />
  67. 67. Fundraiser Fliers<br />Help promote our moneymakers.<br /><ul><li> Grab a bundle of 30 fliers from Dana after the meeting. Hand them all out, email Sierra telling her you did so, and get a point!
  68. 68. You can sign out a max of 2 packets, but not until everyone who wants one gets one
  69. 69. Want to hand out fliers but can’t get them today? Email Sierra.
  70. 70. Distribution should occur in the West Mall, in your classes…anywhere people will take one!
  71. 71. You CANNOT just put fliers on tables somewhere. They must be handed to a PERSON.</li></ul>Public Relations – Sierra <br />
  72. 72. Meeting Fliers<br />Help promote our last meeting.<br /><ul><li> Contact Sierra if you would like to post fliers advertising our next meeting for 1 PR point
  73. 73. This is the last easy PR point!</li></ul>Public Relations – Sierra <br />
  74. 74. 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”
  75. 75. If all else fails, email Terry and he’ll tell you where to find what you’re looking for!
  76. 76. Check out our updated “Latest News” for some great summer opportunities and the “Alumni Spotlight” to hear from Dr. NazimShahi!</li></ul><br />Webmaster – Terry <br />
  77. 77. 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 />THIS WEEK ONLY, REVIEW IS FROM 6-7PM<br /><br />
  78. 78. now let’s hear fromDR. DILLENBERGDean of Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health&MR. KOENECKEDirector of Admissions at ASDOH<br />
  79. 79. CONTACT US<br />Feel free to reach out to any of us at any time:<br /><ul><li>Dana:
  80. 80. Ram:
  81. 81. Heena:
  82. 82. Jason:
  83. 83. Angela:
  84. 84. Bridget:
  85. 85. Sierra:
  86. 86. Terry:</li></ul>And find us online:<br /><ul><li>
  87. 87.
  88. 88. search “texas pre-dental society” on facebook
  89. 89. join the listserv</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>remember to sign in
  90. 90. pay your dues and get a receipt/shirt
  91. 91. sign up for events online
  92. 92. or sign up on a laptop right now!</li></ul>THANKS FOR COMING!<br />Next meeting: 4/6, Dental Panel in NHB 1.720<br />