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Your news at the heart of your Faculty of Dentistry / Issue 81 / March 23rd, 2017

Viva Las Vegas Outreach Gala a huge success

This year’s outreach gala raised $14 549.80 for the McGill Faculty of Dentistry Outreach program. A huge thank you to all of those that dedicated their time and effort to making the event such a great success! Thank you also to photographer Liam Kirkpatrick for capturing the night’s events. Get a glimpse of the evening here.

All Smiles Day – A day to celebrate positivity 

On February 8th, 2017, students and faculty at McGill Dentistry came together for All Smiles Day. The purpose of this day was to spread positivity throughout the student body and to remind students that we are all in this program together. Students took a picture with an encouraging message with a theme that encompassed kindness, stress management, and/or wellness. A HUGE thank you to the wonderful Ada Hsieh for volunteering her time to take the photos and spend numerous hours editing them! See all pictures here

2017 Most Valuable Person Award Nominations

It’s time to nominate the 2017 Most Valuable Person award to a deserving member of the Faculty of Dentistry staff. This is a great opportunity to have a colleagues recognized at the Staff Dinner for their outstanding contributions to the Faculty.

All salaried staff are invited to submit nominations for the Most Valuable Person Award to the attention of Dean Allison by Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 5 p.m.  Please refer to the procedure to ensure you send a complete nomination

Third Annual Ski Day

The third annual edition of the ski day was embraced by students who spent a windy but pleasant day at Owl’s Head. All enjoyed the day and the après ski that followed! Thank you to Dr. George Hwang for taking the initiative to organize the day again!  

In and Around the Faculty

Christina Vroom accepts new position

Christina Vroom, the Faculty’s Senior Development Officer, has recently accepted the position of Associate Director, Planned Gifts in McGill University’s central University Advancement department. Christina has been working with the Faculty for over three years, during which time we have undergone substantial change, with the move to our new site and significant changes in our programs and development of new programs. Christina has made a major contribution to the success of these changes and developments by leading her team in fundraising and development to support the Faculty.  She has had some remarkable successes in terms of significant new donations and steering the Faculty’s development strategies to build a strong base for supporting our activities. On top of all that, she is a fantastic person to work with and we will all miss her.  We wish her all the best for her new career challenge.

For a wide smile

Spring is in the air!



April 6th:
Graduate Research Day

April 18th:
Faculty 5 à 7

April 29th Save the Date:
Annual Roast – Class of 2017

May 30th:
Health Sciences Convocation 

Complete the 2016-2017 CE program 

In the News

McGill Faculty of Dentistry Will Continue to Offer Free Dental Services at Welcome Hall Mission
On March 20th McGill and Welcome Hall mission celebrated World Oral Health Day with by announcing the continuation of our wonderful partnership.

McGill Wide

McGill24 shatters single-day fundraising record
On March 15, McGill held its second day of giving, McGill24. And, despite the distraction of a major snowstorm, McGill24 exceeded all expectations. Thanks to generous donors, alumni, students, faculty, staff, family and friends of the University, McGill24 surpassed last year’s totals in dollars raised and donations received. Find out what the final tally was when the snow finally settled.

Thank you to our Viva Las Vegas Outreach Gala Sponsors

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