RSDM News

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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Faculty Alumnus Creates Endowed Scholarship for Student Mentors

Carrie Stetler | June 7, 2019

Every student admitted to RSDM has had some share of academic success, observes Dr. Mitch Gardiner. But not everyone can be a mentor to classmates. It’s a quality Gardiner wanted to recognize when he established an endowed scholarship for the Chancellor’s Challenge, which matches donations through 2019.

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Scholarship Winner is Father, Volunteer and Student Dentist

Carrie Stetler | May 2, 2019

During his first two years at RSDM, Steven Vassell worked as a landscaper to support his wife and two children, volunteered at a soup kitchen and served as a deacon of his church. He was grateful to receive the Theodore E. Bolden, DDS scholarship in November, which made things easier – and has also become a source of inspiration.

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Student Researchers Shine on Balbo Day

Carrie Stetler | May 2, 2019

Students showcased a year’s worth of research on Balbo Day, an annual event where they present their findings on everything from unusual patient case studies to research on how genetics is linked to dental cavities.

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