November 15, 2013
Coachella Valley residents attend School's Palm Desert open houseThe LLU School of Dentistry held an early evening November 13 open house for prospective students to its Associate of Science degree program in Dental Hygiene at the School’s new Dental Hygiene Program and Clinic in Palm Desert, California.
Enhanced by catered Mexican food, a free raffle, and perfect weather, the open house provided an opportunity for prospective dental hygiene students to meet LLUSD’s new dean, Ronald Dailey, PhD, and other School administrators, and faculty, including Robert Handysides, DDS’93, associate dean for the Office of Academic Affairs, Kris Wilkins, DH’80, Graham Stacy, PhD, associated dean, Office of Student Affairs, Steven Morrow, DDS’60, MS, director, Patient Care Services and Clinical Quality Assurance, and Fred Kasischke, PhD, associate dean, Office of Admissions and Service Learning.
Sixteen students currently enrolled in the two-year program provided guests with guided tours of the consummate clinical teaching facility.
Approximately sixty interested members of the desert community attended the event, and Esther Valenzuela, MBA, MA, director, Admissions and Marlise Perry, assistant director of Admissions and Recruiting, administered ten matriculation consults that the School’s admissions team was there to provide.