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Alumni awards

The College of Dental Medicine Alumni Association recognizes alumni and a friend of the college each year. Dental alumni, faculty and staff are invited to nominate a degree or residency alumnus of the College of Dental Medicine or other individual who has made significant contributions to the profession of dentistry, their community, and/or the College for recognition through one of the associations awards.

Alumni Award of Honor

The Alumni Award of Honor is the highest honor bestowed by the College of Dental Medicine Alumni Association. This award is presented to a degree or residency alumnus of the College of Dental Medicine in Recognition of outstanding service and contributions to the alumni association, the college, their community, or the profession of dentistry. The dental community holds the recipient in the highest esteem.

Criteria:

The Alumni Award of Honor is presented to an alumni member for outstanding, unique, and enduring service to the alumni association, the college, their community, or the profession of dentistry in more than one area over a period of not less than 10 years. Previous recipients are not eligible.

Distinguished Alumnus Service Award

This award is presented to a degree or residency alumnus of the College of Dental Medicine who as given selflessly through extraordinary activities that benefit the college, their community, or the profession of dentistry during the past year.

Criteria:

These service activities should reflect a member's contribution in terms of time and/or expertise. They should be ongoing and reflect a commitment to service for a period of not less than 2 years. The activities should serve to benefit a deserving population and as an inspiration to others. Previous recipients are not eligible.

Honorary Alumnus Award

The Honorary Alumnus Award is presented to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the college or the profession of dentistry but is not an alumnus of the college. Honorary alumni members shall enjoy any rights and privileges of the Alumni Association.

Criteria:

Honorary members shall be chosen from those individuals who are not degree or residency alumni of the College of Dental Medicine but have made outstanding and enduring contributions to the college or the profession of dentistry.

Young Alumnus Award

The Young Alumni award is presented to a degree or residency alumnus of the College of Dental Medicine who has shown exemplary leadership and dedication towards the Medical University's College of Dental Medicine and organized dentistry as a whole.

Criteria:

The nominee must be a degree or residency alumnus of the College of Dental Medicine who has been in practice ten years or less or who is under forty years of age. The nominee must have demonstrated leadership qualities through service to dentistry.