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President's Letter: Volume 1

The present and future mission and vision of the Dental Alumni Association is clear: To continue promoting the welfare of the University, its graduates, and the profession of dentistry; maintain a high standard of continuing education courses; and assist in establishing and maintaining scholarship awards, endowments, and memorial foundations....

President's Letter: Volume 2

Everyone is looking ahead to the Millennium: computer scientists grappling with the Year 2000 issue; party planners; politicians vying to become the first U.S. president of the 21st century; and even doomsday predictors. While I don't claim to be clairvoyant, I did share some insight with the NJDS Class of 2001 last fall at Convocation. Now, I'd like to share these thoughts with the alumni....

President's Letter: Volume 3

When I became president of the Dental Alumni Association in October 1996, the Executive Committee and I set out to create a stable and progressive alumni association with dental students as its foundation. This required establishing cooperative, proactive, and inclusive relationships with NJDS and organized dentistry....

President's Letter: Volume 4

"Nothing is permanent but change." Sounds like something Yogi Berra would say, but the Greek philosopher Heraclitus beat him to it by about 2,500 years. There are many changes evident at UMDNJ, NJDS, and the Dental Alumni Association worth mentioning...

President's Letter: Volume 5

It gives me great pride to address you as President of the Dental Alumni Association of the New Jersey Dental School. Communication is the heart of life. In fact, a person's impact on the world has been directly proportionate to his or her development of a means of communication. It is this publication, the Beacon, that has enabled the Dental Alumni Association to interact with all its members...

President's Letter: Volume 6

As the 20th Century was coming to a close, researchers, historians, and the media were feverishly recording the outstanding events that highlighted our country's past 100 years...