School of Dental Hygiene News Archive
November 23, 2015 —
Two years after its opening, in 1965, the school celebrated its very first class of graduates. This past October — now 50 years later — the school celebrated this milestone achievement with the Spirit of ’65; the largest open alumni reunion ever held by the school.
October 8, 2015 —
The Faculty of Health Sciences Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programs were presented with two national awards of excellence at the National CPD Accreditation Conference.
September 4, 2015 —
From humble beginnings to its ascendance as one of the top programs of its kind in the nation, the School of Dental Hygiene is preparing to mark a major milestone this autumn at the University of Manitoba. And all alumni of the school are invited along for the ride.
August 31, 2015 —
A firm focus on the future of the profession has earned a member of the College of Dentistry’s Class of 1976 one of the highest honours in Manitoba oral health. Dr. Melanie Wood has been named the 2015 recipient of the Alumni of Distinction honour. The announcement was confirmed late last week by the University of Manitoba Dental Alumni Association (UMDAA), who present the award in conjunction with the college at the university.
August 27, 2015 —
Today, dentistry will welcome 29 young professionals into its first–year class, while the School of Dental Hygiene will welcome 26 young professionals into its program.
August 24, 2015 —
Orientation bus tours at the Bannatyne campus usually don’t incorporate a round of bingo, but this is exactly how first year medicine, dentistry and dental hygiene students are learning more about Winnipeg’s inner city.
July 9, 2015 —
The Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program - Dentistry/Dental Hygiene of the University of Manitoba has been selected as a recipient of the 2015 Royal College Accredited CPD Provider Innovation Award.
May 27, 2015 —
The Class of 2015 includes 35 from the College of Dentistry and an additional 25 from the School of Dental Hygiene, all of whom will be formally presented with their credentials during the University of Manitoba’s convocation at the Fort Garry campus.
May 13, 2015 —
Gladys Stewart will receive the 2015 Alumni of Distinction award from the School of Dental Hygiene
March 26, 2015 —
The coming of spring means a great many things around this often–refrigerated corner of the world, not the least of which is the long-awaited reprieve from Mother Nature’s icy grip. In the realm of oral health in Manitoba, it also heralds the opening of the floor for nominations for the annual Alumni of Distinction award. The University of Manitoba Dental Alumni Association is now welcoming nominations for the 2015 honour.