Welcome New 1st Years!

We’re excited to welcome all the new students to the School of Dentistry and we look forward to meeting all of you. As a way of introduction to the UMN SOD culture we created this Welcome Video for the 1st year orientation:

Congratulations New Class Officers!

Congratulations to the following newly elected class officers:

  • DDS1 Class President – Stephen Sylwestrak
  • DDS1 Class Vice Presidents – Maggie Craven and Xu Yao
  • DT1 Class President – Kassie Scott
  • DT1 Class Vice Presidents – Megan Guthmiller and Katie Olson
  • DH3 Class President – Sophie Bove
  • DH3 Class Vice Presidents – Jill Mudrak and Jade Kemp

Benefit Dinner for Tyler Derouin (DDS4)

This is a follow up message with regards to Tyler Derouin, a 4th year DDS student who was diagnosed with leukemia earlier this month. Tyler is currently undergoing treatment at the nearby U of MN Medical Center. We are going to be hosting a Taco dinner in efforts to raise money for Tyler and his family as medical bills begin to pile up. The following contains information about donations and the Taco dinner.

Taco Dinner: ***Tickets will be sold outside of the 4th Floor locker room beginning Sept. 17th until Sept. 25th from 12:00pm to 1:00 pm.
Tickets: $15 dollar minimum donation (please make checks payable to SOD Council of Students)
Who: Classmates, Faculty, Staff, Spouses and Friends
When: Wednesday, September 25th from 4:30-7:00 pm
Where: 1-450 Moos tower (across from Retromolar Pad)
Why: Donate to support a fellow student, friend and colleague who needs our help.

Caring Bridge:

Bank account:
(Checks can be mailed to this address)
Tyler Derouin Benefit Fund
TCF Bank
615 Washington Ave SE
Mpls, MN 55414
Online donations (disclaimer: 7% transaction fee applies)

Benefit for Tyler Derouin (DDS4)

On Friday, September 6th our classmate and friend Tyler Derouin (DDS4) was diagnosed with an aggressive form of leukemia. In order to help out Tyler and his family in this difficult time, a benefit has been planned for the evening of Wednesday, September 25th. Please join Tyler’s friends, classmates and family for an evening to include a taco bar dinner, homemade desserts and good company to raise money and wish Tyler a speedy recovery.

Who: All SOD Community members

What: A benefit dinner for Tyler Derouin. $15 minimum donation.

Where: Moos 1-450

When: Wednesday, September 25th 4:30-7pm

Why: To help Tyler and his family throughout this difficult time

More information to come!