Dental Hygiene 1919 Alumni Society

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Two Society Board Members

Friends and Alumni of the Division of Dental Hygiene

The Dental Hygiene 1919 Alumni Society, named for the year the Dental Hygiene program was first conceived, was formed to engage and encourage support from alumni and friends for the Division of Dental Hygiene.

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The Dental Hygiene 1919 Alumni Society Board is looking for class representatives to serve as board members. We meet four times a year with a focus of reaching out to dental hygiene alumni through events and communications. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Emily Best at emilyj@umn.edu or 612-625-6811.

Alumni Events

Contact Emily Best, Director of Alumni Relations and Development Officer, at 612-625-6811 or emilyj@umn.edu for more information.

May 2016

May 2016

May 13 - Commencement

Friday, May 13 at 10 a.m. in Northrop Auditorium

May 13 - South Dakota Alumni Reception

Friday, May 13 at 5:30 pm in Rapid City at the Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn

June 2016

June 2016

June 21 - Summer Celebration for School of Dentistry President's Club Donors

Summer Celebration for School of Dentistry Presidents Club Donors
Tuesday, June 21 at 5:30 pm at the Landscape Arboretum

September 2016

September 2016

September 16 - North Dakota Alumni Breakfast

Friday, September 16 at 7:00 am in the Renoir/Russell room at the Bismark Radisson

October 2016

October 2016

October 15 - Day of Service

Day of Service
Saturday, October 15 at 9:00 am at The Food Group, New Hope, MN

October 20 - University of Minnesota Alumni Association Awards Dinner

University of Minnesota Alumni Association Awards Dinner
Thursday, October 20 at 5:30 pm at the Commons Hotel

October 21 - Homecoming Parade

Homecoming Parade
Friday, October 21 at 7:00 pm along Washington Ave

October 21 - MN Alumni & Friends Reception at ADA Annual Session

MN Alumni & Friends Reception at ADA Annual Session
Friday, October 21 at 6:45 in the Capitol Ballroom, Salon 1 of the Hyatt Regency Denver, CO

October 22 - Ski-U-Mania & Homecoming Football Game

Ski-U-Mania & Homecoming Football game
Saturday, October 22, time TBD, at McNamara Alumni Center and TCF Bank Stadium

Contact us

Dental Hygiene 1919 Society

Emily Best, Acting 1919 Society Chair and Director of Alumni Relations
School of Dentistry
Email: emilyj@umn.edu
Phone: 612-625-6811 (direct), 612-625-5751 (office)
Fax: 612-624-0027

Office Mailing Address:
15-136 Moos Tower
515 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Dental Hygiene 1919 Society Board Members

The Dental Hygiene 1919 Alumni Society Board is a group of volunteers, primarily made up of dental hygiene alumni, who lead all of the 1919 Alumni Society initiatives. One notable initiative includes a fundraising effort to increase scholarship support for dental hygiene students. This resulted in the creation of the Donna Aker Dehn and Kathleen Newell Endowed Scholarship fund.

The board’s current focus is engaging alumni through various events and personal invitations.

Board Members

Emily Durand, class of 2008
Julianne Englander, class of 1990
Lanette Wedell, class of 2006

Advisory Members (Ex-Officio)

Emily Best, Acting Chair and Development Officer
Chris Blue, Director, Division of Dental Hygiene