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Announcements - October 2009

The submission deadline for the November issue is Nov. 6. 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 get more information, e-mail Amber Thomas at akthomas@bcd.tamhsc.edu.

The Texas A&M Health Science Center 2010 Convocation is planned for Jan. 20 at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center in College Station. Watch for updates about the ceremony on the HSC Web site at www.tamhsc.edu/convocation.

Renew your CPR certification: The next health care provider CPR classes are scheduled for:

  • Nov. 4 at 1 p.m.; Nov. 9 at 1 p.m.; Nov. 12 at 9 a.m.; Nov. 17 at 9 a.m.; Nov. 19 at 1 p.m.
  • After the Thanksgiving holiday, Nov. 30 at 1 p.m.

All students and clinical staff and faculty can sign up by contacting Gracie Perez at Ext. 8388 or in Room 107.
EAO cooking and crafts: The Employee Activity Organization has two opportunities available for all employees.

  • The annual EAO craft fair is Nov. 20 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the college’s basement and atrium. A silent auction also is planned in the atrium that day.
  • The EAO will host its own table at the fair, offering a bake sale and copies of its 300-page cookbook, What’s Cooking at BCD, available for $8.

Dates to Remember 
Nov. 23-27 – Fall Semester Recess   
Nov. 26-27 – Thanksgiving Holiday (university holiday, offices closed)

JacksonsThe college’s centennial history book is for sale for $64.95 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 www.bcd.tamhsc.edu/centennial/downloads/bookorder.pdf, fill it in and return to the Office of Communications & Institutional Advancement in Room 522.

Congratulations to Susan Mitchell Jackson, executive director of communications and institutional advancement, welcomed home a baby girl, Vivian Jackson, who was born July 7. The proud parents and big sister, Jillian, reside in Dallas.

Sympathy is extended to the family of Janet Kling, executive assistant in the dean’s office, whose mother, Anna Belle Mansfield, passed away May 29. Services were held June 1 in College Station, Texas.

Condolences to the family of Dr. Bob Hutchins, associate professor in biomedical sciences, whose mother, Betty Parsons, passed away June 4.

Sympathy is offered to the family of Dr. Russell Eugene Dill, professor emeritus in biomedical sciences, who passed away June 19. He taught at the college for 35 years. Services were held June 23 in Denton, Texas.

Sympathy is extended to the family of Nancy Anthony, administrative assistant in biomedical sciences, whose father, Alford M. Prince, Jr., passed away June 24. Services were held June 27 in Oklahoma City.

Condolences are extended to the family of Dr. Ruth Riley Swords, professor emeritus and former director of the Caruth School of Dental Hygiene, who passed away June 26. Swords served as the Caruth school’s director from 1962 to 1982. Under her direction, the dental hygiene program expanded from a two-year certificate to a bachelor’s degree, the first of its kind in Texas.

Condolences to the family of Dr. Jeffrey Rossmann, associate professor and chair of periodontics, whose mother, Katherine Rossmann, passed away July 19. Services were held July 23 in St. Paul, Minn.

Sympathy is offered to the family of Dr. William “Bill” Younger, who taught at HSC-Baylor College of Dentistry. Younger was the first orthodontist in Dallas to voluntarily treat patients at Children’s Medical Center. He passed away Aug. 5. Services were held Aug. 10 in Dallas.

Condolences to the family of Doris M. Karbowski, mother of Dr. Steve Karbowski, restorative sciences department chair, and mother-in-law of Barbara Karbowski in academic affairs. Doris passed away Aug. 6. Services were held Aug. 9 in Hughes Springs, Texas.

Sympathy is extended to the family of Dr. Edward R. Genecov, charter faculty member in orthodontics, who passed away Aug. 21. Genecov received his dental degree at HSC-BCD and later taught at the college from 1960 to 2007. He was a national leader in treating patients with cleft lip or palate. Services were held Aug. 24 in Dallas.