School of Dentistry

Friday, February 20, 2015

Dental Hygiene Alumni Happy Hour
Join us for networking with U of M Dental Hygiene alumni. Appetizers provided by the Dental Hygiene 1919 Alumni Society.
Time: 3:45-6:00pm
Location: Buffalo Wild Wings, 8346 3rd Street North in Oakdale, MN
More Info: Contact Emily Best, 612-625-6811 or

Friday, February 27, 2015

Dentistry Student Summer Research Alumni Lunch
Alumni of the Student Summer Research program and donors to the recent campaign are invited to this annual luncheon held in conjunction with the annual Dental Research Update. Attendees will hear from current students about their research experience and have an opportunity to network with other program alumni. Time: Noon-1:00pm
Location: Dale Shepard Room in Coffman Memorial Union
More Info: Contact Emily Best, 612-625-6811 or

Sunday, March 01, 2015

Dentistry Alumni Brunch in Sun City, Arizona
Brunch buffet available at 10:30 a.m.
Remarks by Dean Leon Assael and Department of Dental Hygiene Director Christine Blue at 11:30
RSVP to Emily Best at by February 20.
Event at Union Hills Country Club, 9860 Lindgren Ave, Sun City, AZ

Dentistry Alumni Dinner in San Diego, CA
Alumni in the San Diego area are invited to join Dean Leon Assael for a Minnesota alumni & friends dinner. Hear an insightful update from the Dean and network with other School of Dentistry alumni.
Time: 5:30-7:30pm
Location: Breeze Cafe, 1555 Camino Del Mar in Del Mar, CA
More Info: Contact Emily Best, 612-625-6811 or

Friday, April 24, 2015

School of Dentistry Deans Reception
Join Dean Assael for a special reception during the Star of the North Annual Session at the Saint Paul Hotel on Friday, April 24, from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Appetizers provided, cash bar available. Info: Emily Best at


Founded in 1957, the School of Dentistry Alumni Society, which includes the Division of Dental Hygiene, has approximately 1,500 members. All graduates students, and friends of the school are eligible for active membership in the society. The society is responsible for a wide variety of successful initiatives, including:

  • Cosponsoring the Senior Honors Banquet
  • Sponsoring Clinical Grand Rounds - a Continuing Dental Education and Professional Development Series 
  • Sponsoring an annual golf tournament
  • Awarding scholarships annually to dental and dental hygiene students
  • Raising funds to purchase caps and gowns for all graduating dental and dental hygiene students
  • Cosponsoring Dentistry magazine
  • Participating in the annual Minnesota Dental Association Convention
  • New alumni activities

With every new member, the School of Dentistry Alumni Society is able to offer more programs and services in support of the school and its students.

Become a Member!
Become a member of the University of Minnesota Alumni Association. Your membership makes a difference! Fill out the online membership form. The campaign code NP1DN will ensure that the School of Dentistry Alumni Society benefits from your membership.

Dentistry Alumni Society Contact
Emily Best

School of Dentistry Website

©2014 by the University of Minnesota Alumni Association.
The University of Minnesota Alumni Association is an equal opportunity educator and employer.