School Welcomes Newest Students

The School of Dentistry welcomed its newest students, the DDS Class of 2022 and the DH Class of 2020, on Wednesday-Friday, August 15-17. As part of their orientation, the incoming students were issued their clinic scrubs: DH students ceil blue and DDS students hunter green. Presentations and activities included student panels, faculty panels, get to know you activities, tours with mentor groups, a pancake breakfast, and an ice cream social.

The 31 females in the new DH class includes students from Missouri, Kansas, & Arkansas. Their average science GPA is a 3.34 and cumulative GPA is a 3.45.

The geographic distribution of the 109 new DDS students includes the following states: MO (73), KS (20), HI (4), AR (2), LA (1), MD (1), MN (1), TX (2), & Kuwait (4). The class includes 55 females and 54 males. Their average science GPA is 3.67 and their DAT academic average is 19.8. The age range is 21-43.

All these students possess extensive dental experiences through observation and assisting, as well as extensive community service participation.

We welcome them to our family at the School of Dentistry.

Enjoy photos from the first day.

Find photos from the second day’s events, here.

Photos from Friday’s events.