<ul><li>first general meeting </li></ul><ul><li>1 february 2012 </li></ul>welcome to the TEXAS PRE-DENTAL SOCIETY
we’ll start things off with KAPLAN
and now some words from Global Dental Brigades
 
finally  let’s meet YOUR OFFICERS
President – Sierra Levels of Membership We have made some  changes  for this semester .
President – Sierra Member of the Week Do something good and  you  can be the next one .   Congratulations to Huy Le for be...
In memory of Kaat Debeuckelaer “ You have to take the good with the bad, smile with the sad, love what you've got and reme...
In memory of Kaat Debeuckelaer If you would like, write thoughts or memories of Kaat on a piece of paper and  join us for ...
President – Sierra Upcoming Events Not for points, but still  worth  your time .   Spring 2012 Career Fair Frank Erwin Cen...
We have  links to sign up sheets with all information we need from you  on   our website. Every event is an online sign up...
We’re on Twitter! www.twitter.com/texaspredent <ul><li>Follow us!  </li></ul><ul><li>Get updates!  </li></ul><ul><li>Read ...
Something New!  Getting on Track Committee <ul><li>Work with Terry and Sierra on developing Pre-Dent activities!  </li></u...
Vice President – Terry  Do you need to miss a meeting? Let me  know  and we can work something out .   <ul><li>For those o...
Vice President – Terry  Join a Family Have a  support system  to help you through the semester .   <ul><li>A mix of member...
BRAND NEW AND IMPROVED FAMILY POINTS SYSTEM! <ul><li>0.5 Social point per family social </li></ul><ul><li>1 Community  ser...
If you're not already in a family, you should join because we are starting... <ul><li>MAFIA WARS! </li></ul>Vice President...
Vice President – Terry  Scholarships Get yourself some  cash  for school .   Applications will come out later in the semes...
Vice President – Terry Dental School Trips Take a  tour  of what might be your future home .   <ul><li>We will be visiting...
Treasurer – Doug  Dues You  get  what you pay for .   <ul><li>Dues will be  $40  for the semester. This includes: </li></u...
Treasurer – Doug Dues  must  be paid by the  Second General Meeting on  2/15 DUES help pay for: Food  at meetings Banquet ...
Secretary – David Mentorship Progam Just  watch  and learn .   <ul><li>We have roughly  30   spots open with more being ad...
Secretary – David T-shirts <ul><li>If you are a new member this semester, pay Doug your $40 dues and get a receipt. </li><...
Social – Charles Upcoming Socials Get to know the person sitting  next  to you . Each worth 1 Social Point!   <ul><li>Stay...
Community Service – Danielle Upcoming One-Time Events Donate your time to  help  someone else .   <ul><li>Help at the  LIV...
Community Service – Danielle Upcoming One-Time Events Donate your time to  help  someone else .   <ul><li>Volunteer with  ...
Community Service – Danielle Ongoing Commitments Donate your time to  help  someone else .   <ul><li>Community Outreach: V...
Community Service – Danielle More Ongoing Commitments Donate your time to  help  someone else .   Austin Pets Alive!  Dog ...
Community Service – Danielle More Ongoing Commitments Donate your time to  help  someone else .   <ul><li>The  BeHive ,   ...
Community Service – Danielle Ongoing Commitment Protocol Donate your time to  help  someone else .   <ul><li>You can earn ...
Public Relations – Amanda New Points Requirements <ul><li>Active: 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Honorable: 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Disti...
Public Relations – Amanda Tabling Help  promote  our awesome organization .   <ul><li>Sign ups are based on a Volunteer Sp...
Webmaster – Juliette Online Signups It’s just  easier  online .   <ul><li>Unless otherwise stated, sign up for events will...
Webmaster – Juliette Check out our awesome Website! <ul><li>TPS website has tons of information about what's going on and ...
Be on the look out for: Interview workshops DAT Panel DAT Study Sessions And MORE!
<ul><li>remember to  sign in </li></ul><ul><li>pay your dues and get a  receipt , find Doug:  </li></ul><ul><li>stay for t...
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Spring 2012 First General Meeting

  1. 1. <ul><li>first general meeting </li></ul><ul><li>1 february 2012 </li></ul>welcome to the TEXAS PRE-DENTAL SOCIETY
  2. 2. we’ll start things off with KAPLAN
  3. 3. and now some words from Global Dental Brigades
  4. 5. finally let’s meet YOUR OFFICERS
  5. 6. President – Sierra Levels of Membership We have made some changes for this semester .
  6. 7. President – Sierra Member of the Week Do something good and you can be the next one . Congratulations to Huy Le for being our first member of the week for being so awesome, taking legit website photos and scaring away building managers.
  7. 8. In memory of Kaat Debeuckelaer “ You have to take the good with the bad, smile with the sad, love what you've got and remember what you had.”
  8. 9. In memory of Kaat Debeuckelaer If you would like, write thoughts or memories of Kaat on a piece of paper and join us for a memorial balloon release after meeting.
  9. 10. President – Sierra Upcoming Events Not for points, but still worth your time . Spring 2012 Career Fair Frank Erwin Center, Thursday, February 2, 2012 from 1:00pm - 6:00pm UT Volunteer Fair, February 8, 2012 New year, new volunteer opportunities! Come check out Austin area agencies recruiting UT volunteers on Gregory Plaza on Wednesday, February 8, 2012 from 9:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m. 2012 Burdette Lecture: Roger Tsein, 2008 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry Tuesday 2/7, 2:30 pm, SAC 1.402. Developer of fluorescence microscopy, it's a big deal. How to WOW with Your Cover Letter- Career Design Center When: Tue Feb 7, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Location: ACES 2.402 Personal Statement Workshop- Career Design Center When: Wed Feb 15, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Location: WEL 3.502
  10. 11. We have links to sign up sheets with all information we need from you on our website. Every event is an online sign up unless otherwise noted. More from Juliette later… Sign Ups are ONLINE! Find them under “sign ups” on our website, www.texaspredent.org
  11. 12. We’re on Twitter! www.twitter.com/texaspredent <ul><li>Follow us! </li></ul><ul><li>Get updates! </li></ul><ul><li>Read news! </li></ul>
  12. 13. Something New! Getting on Track Committee <ul><li>Work with Terry and Sierra on developing Pre-Dent activities! </li></ul><ul><li>Need a committee chair and members </li></ul><ul><li>Apply online! </li></ul>
  13. 14. Vice President – Terry Do you need to miss a meeting? Let me know and we can work something out . <ul><li>For those of you who will not be able to attend our meetings, contact tpsvicepresident@gmail.com for further instructions. </li></ul><ul><li>Please send an email ASAP with your valid excuse. Tests, labs, dental school interviews, and emergencies are all acceptable. </li></ul>
  14. 15. Vice President – Terry Join a Family Have a support system to help you through the semester . <ul><li>A mix of members from different majors and different years with whom you’ll form close family bonds. </li></ul><ul><li>Get help in classes, advice about the DAT, and most importantly, a handful of friends . </li></ul><ul><li>If you are not already in a family and would like to join one, sign up online to be placed in your family unit and be prepared to have lots of fun . </li></ul><ul><li>and yes, you will get points with our... </li></ul>
  15. 16. BRAND NEW AND IMPROVED FAMILY POINTS SYSTEM! <ul><li>0.5 Social point per family social </li></ul><ul><li>1 Community service point per family service, up to 3 points </li></ul><ul><li>Ongoing family service= 3 pts. </li></ul>Vice President – Terry Vice President – Terry <ul><li>Must send photo of participants to: tpsvicepresident@gmail.com </li></ul><ul><li>Because families do fun things like build houses and eat food. </li></ul>
  16. 17. If you're not already in a family, you should join because we are starting... <ul><li>MAFIA WARS! </li></ul>Vice President – Terry Vice President – Terry Now that's an offer you can't refuse!
  17. 18. Vice President – Terry Scholarships Get yourself some cash for school . Applications will come out later in the semester! UNDERCLASSMEN SCHOLARSHIP $100 Scholarship Free full-year dues UPPERCLASSMEN SCHOLARSHIP $200 Scholarship
  18. 19. Vice President – Terry Dental School Trips Take a tour of what might be your future home . <ul><li>We will be visiting all three Texas dental schools! </li></ul><ul><li>Baylor : Pending, likely mid-March </li></ul><ul><li>UTHSC-SA : Pending, likely late March </li></ul><ul><li>UTHSC-H : April 13, in hopes that we will get to tour the new building! </li></ul><ul><li>Sign ups will be posted when days get closer </li></ul>
  19. 20. Treasurer – Doug Dues You get what you pay for . <ul><li>Dues will be $40 for the semester. This includes: </li></ul><ul><li>A sweet tee shirt </li></ul><ul><li>Access to our shadowing program </li></ul><ul><li>Admission to all socials </li></ul><ul><li>The year-end banquet </li></ul><ul><li>Paid for full year in fall? You're good to go. </li></ul>
  20. 21. Treasurer – Doug Dues must be paid by the Second General Meeting on 2/15 DUES help pay for: Food at meetings Banquet T-shirts Dental school trips Gas for events Social and community events Questions? Contact at TPSTreasurer@gmail.com.
  21. 22. Secretary – David Mentorship Progam Just watch and learn . <ul><li>We have roughly 30 spots open with more being added every day </li></ul><ul><li>Shadowing guidelines </li></ul><ul><li>Apply online to be considered for placement with a dentist. Members are assigned dentists based on payment of dues, seniority, semesters in TPS, and application. </li></ul><ul><li>Applications open tonight at 10 pm </li></ul><ul><li>No, you don’t need a car. But you will probably need to take the bus, though it won’t be very far. </li></ul>
  22. 23. Secretary – David T-shirts <ul><li>If you are a new member this semester, pay Doug your $40 dues and get a receipt. </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure you write down your t-shirt size! </li></ul><ul><li>Bring receipt to a subsequent meeting to get t-shirt! </li></ul>You know you want this... The t-shirt, not Charles.
  23. 24. Social – Charles Upcoming Socials Get to know the person sitting next to you . Each worth 1 Social Point! <ul><li>Stay for Pre-Dents Got Talent! immediately after the meeting today to get your first social point! </li></ul><ul><li>Come to our MIXER for party games, classy snacks, and good company! </li></ul><ul><li>Thursday, February 9th </li></ul><ul><li>At 7pm </li></ul><ul><li>in SAC 2.120 </li></ul>
  24. 25. Community Service – Danielle Upcoming One-Time Events Donate your time to help someone else . <ul><li>Help at the LIVESTRONG Marathon and maybe meet Lance Armstrong! Or not… </li></ul><ul><li>Sunday, Feb. 19 th </li></ul><ul><li>2 Shifts Available: </li></ul><ul><li>Morning- 8:30-11:30 am </li></ul><ul><li>Afternoon- 11:30 am -2:30 pm </li></ul><ul><li>LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE, SIGN UP EARLY ONLINE! </li></ul><ul><li>Sign up closes Sunday, 2/12 at midnight, spot not guaranteed </li></ul>
  25. 26. Community Service – Danielle Upcoming One-Time Events Donate your time to help someone else . <ul><li>Volunteer with Explore UT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Saturday, 3/3, 11 am-5 pm on campus! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sign up for a shift online, opens at 10 pm tonight and closes on 2/11 at midnight </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Volunteers get a t-shirt! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Marathon Kids! 2/25 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sign up online by 2/14 at midnight! </li></ul></ul>
  26. 27. Community Service – Danielle Ongoing Commitments Donate your time to help someone else . <ul><li>Community Outreach: Volunteer with H 2 O ON CAMPUS and have direct interaction with those you are helping. Sign up online! </li></ul><ul><li>Teach science experiments to elementary school kids at Young Scientists on Fridays (starting THIS FRIDAY 2/3) from 2-3 pm at Walnut Creek Elementary School, located at N. Lamar and W. Braker. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Carpool : 1:30 pm behind SSB parking lot </li></ul></ul>
  27. 28. Community Service – Danielle More Ongoing Commitments Donate your time to help someone else . Austin Pets Alive! Dog walking weekly/every other week (no orientation required) Many volunteers needed!! If you don't walk them:
  28. 29. Community Service – Danielle More Ongoing Commitments Donate your time to help someone else . <ul><li>The BeHive , formerly known as Heart House is a free after school care for at-risk kids . 45 minute orientation required. Talk to Sierra after the meeting if you might be interested. </li></ul>
  29. 30. Community Service – Danielle Ongoing Commitment Protocol Donate your time to help someone else . <ul><li>You can earn three Community Service points if you are involved in an ongoing commitment </li></ul><ul><li>Cannot be for credit in another organization </li></ul><ul><li>Email tpscommunity@gmail.com to get your activity approved and receive an attendance check sheet </li></ul>
  30. 31. Public Relations – Amanda New Points Requirements <ul><li>Active: 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Honorable: 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Distinguished: 3 </li></ul><ul><li>1 hour of tabling = 1 point </li></ul><ul><li>Help spread the word about TPS! </li></ul><ul><li>Tabling will occur in Welch Hall every weekday until our second general meeting on 2/15. Please sign up EARLY to get those PR points. </li></ul>
  31. 32. Public Relations – Amanda Tabling Help promote our awesome organization . <ul><li>Sign ups are based on a Volunteer Spot calendar, which will be linked on our website under “Sign Ups” and then “Tabling” </li></ul><ul><li>To clarify, getting or returning the banner is not worth a point . It is implied that the first and last person will handle this responsibility. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Banner protocol: Get from/return to Holly Hunt in W.C. Hogg 2.208 or the stock room across from her office. Be sure to tell her in person or in writing when you take/return it. </li></ul></ul>
  32. 33. Webmaster – Juliette Online Signups It’s just easier online . <ul><li>Unless otherwise stated, sign up for events will appear on the home page under “Sign Ups” </li></ul><ul><li>Can't find it? Don't forget to SCROLL DOWN! </li></ul><ul><li>Will be posted after the meeting around 10pm </li></ul>
  33. 34. Webmaster – Juliette Check out our awesome Website! <ul><li>TPS website has tons of information about what's going on and it’s still the same web address... </li></ul><ul><li>www.texaspredent.org </li></ul><ul><li>Check it out for more information about dentistry in general, recent photos, up-to-date event calendars, and more! </li></ul>
  34. 35. Be on the look out for: Interview workshops DAT Panel DAT Study Sessions And MORE!
  35. 36. <ul><li>remember to sign in </li></ul><ul><li>pay your dues and get a receipt , find Doug: </li></ul><ul><li>stay for the social </li></ul><ul><li>sign up for events online starting tonight at 10 pm </li></ul>THANKS FOR COMING! Next meeting: 2/15, Army Oral Surgery/Scholarships
  36. 37. Pre-Dents

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