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ADEAassist needs volunteers March 28-29. The American Dental Education Association’s annual session will be held March 29 – April 2 at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas. A couple of “ADEAassist” activities will occur at that time for which volunteers are needed. Members will be working with a food bank and soup kitchen on Friday, March 28, and with a Dallas public school to do a clean-up project on Saturday, March 29.  HSC-BCD students, faculty and staff are all welcome and encouraged to participate. If you are interested in either of these opportunities, contact Leeanna Bartlett at Ext. 8353.

ZIPs wants your blood
The ZIPs dental fraternity and Carter Blood Care will be holding a blood drive March 26 in the sixth floor lobby from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The procedure takes only a short time and can be completed between classes or dental appointments. All students, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate. Donors can register throughout the month and also sign up to become repeat donors. Contact Sharon Limes, college health nurse, at Ext. 8253 to register.

Donors can give blood every 56 days, and plasma can be taken every 28 days. Information on how donated blood is stored and used can be found at the Carter Blood Care website http://www.carterbloodcare.org/blooduse.aspx.

The Student National Dental Association needs walkers and runners to participate in the first Dallas SNDA Oral Cancer Walk April 26. For more information, contact Jaime Burton at  jburton@bcd.tamhsc.edu or Harold Kamara at  hkamara@bcd.tamhsc.edu.

Submission deadline for the April 2008 issue is March 28.  Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to submit professional and personal news for publication in the Baylor Dental Record Online, HSC-BCD’s online newsletter. To submit news or for more information, send an e-mail to mbranyan@bcd.tamhsc.edu.

A Coffee House and More is located on the B-level adjacent to the student lounge. The coffee bar offers a variety of drinks including coffee, tea, latte, espresso, frappuccino, smoothies and more. A percentage of the proceeds benefits HSC-BCD Student Council projects. Bring your own mug and save 25 cents on your coffee purchase!!

The college’s centennial history book is for sale in Room 522.  Baylor College of Dentistry: The First 100 Years includes great historic pictures of early dental school days and stories that you've never heard before. To order, download the order form at http://www.bcd.tamhsc.edu/centennial/downloads/bookorder.pdf, fill it in and return to BCD’s Office of Communications and Development in Room 522.


Sympathy is extended to the family of Dr. James S. Cole, HSC-BCD dean, whose father-in-law Joe Harris passed away Feb. 21. Services were held Feb. 25 in Dallas.

Condolences to the family of Dr. Robert S. Staffanou, professor emeritus of restorative sciences, who passed away Feb. 28.  

Condolences are extended to the family of Dr. Madison S. Pace, former associate professor in endodontics and 1953 HSC-BCD graduate, who passed away March 1.