RSDM News

For Scholarship Challenge, Faculty Chooses the Best Time to Give

Carrie Stetler | September 3, 2019

Dr. Eileen Hoskin and her husband Dr. Craig Hirschberg are both RSDM faculty and alumni who met as RSDM students and later married. Hoskin is an assistant professor in the Department of Restorative Dentistry and Hirschberg is Chair of the Department of Endodontics. Hoskin explained why the couple established the Eileen R. Hoskin D.M.D. and Craig S. Hirschberg D.D.S. Endowed Scholarship for an incoming student.

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Scholarship Spotlight: Students Embody Professionalism

Carrie Stetler | September 3, 2019

Becoming a professional dentist requires much more than a DMD. Treating patients and colleagues with integrity, respect and sensitivity are also part of the job. As recipients of this year’s Professionalism Scholarship, endowed by the Alumni and Friends of RSDM, fourth-year students Michael DePaolo and Benjamin Paulussen were selected as early adapters when it comes to forging career success.

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Grateful for Scholarship Support During Dental School, Alumna Pays it Forward

Carrie Stetler | August 5, 2019

As an RSDM student ten years ago, Maria Cordero-Ricardo remembers the sense of security and relief that came from knowing she could count on scholarship money. She wanted to provide that same kind of experience for an RSDM student. She found the perfect opportunity with the Chancellor’s Scholarship Challenge, which doubles and triples gifts from alumni and faculty until December 31 of this year.

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No More Fears: Scholarship Recipient Shares Tips on Putting Patients At Ease

Carrie Stetler | June 7, 2019

In 2018, 61 students received scholarships from 38 donors. This year, RSDM kicked off the year-long Chancellor’s Challenge, which offers matching funds for all donors. Gifts benefit students like Jonathan Matute, who was awarded the Professionalism Scholarship last year. The scholarship is funded by Alumni and Friends of RSDM. We recently sat down with Jonathan for a Q&A.

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