alumni & friends

Investing in the Future of the College of Dentistry

Your support matters as we impact oral health globally through education, research, patient care and service.

Dean Isabel Garcia alongside Dr. Lance Karp, left, and Dr. Doug Fabiani, right, at the college's 2018 Sarasota Gator Dentist Gathering.

College of dentistry Legacy challenge

Legacy Challenge

UFCD

Legacy Challenge

As we aspire to be the global leader in promoting oral health, we are striving to document 20 new planned gifts by December 31, 2020. These gifts are significant because they help strengthen the college’s scope of impact on our state and the world, advancing the college for years to come. Extend our great legacy by contributing to one of the 20 planned gifts needed to achieve this goal.

dental fall weekend

november 8-9, 2019

Dental Fall Weekend

We’ll celebrate Dental Fall Weekend November 8-9, 2019, with our class reunions Friday night. Sign up for a Saturday morning CE course before our Gator Dentist Tailgate, and then head to The Swamp for Florida vs. Vanderbilt. We look forward to seeing everyone!

18 DFW

alumni & development

uf capital campaign

Go Greater

The University of Florida launched the public phase of a $3 billion capital campaign, Go Greater, on October 13. The College of Dentistry has a $28 million fundraising goal through the eight-year campaign, which began silently in 2014 and runs through 2022.

Commencement Special Guests

board & class leaders

Academy of Alumni & Friends

Support to the Academy of Alumni and Friends Annual Fund helps to continue a long-standing tradition of helping the college improve the quality of its programs for students. By providing funding for academic enrichment and student programs, the Academy of Alumni and Friends Annual Fund ensures that the college’s outstanding students have the resources necessary to prepare them for a professional career in dentistry.

AAF Meeting

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Prepare Tomorrow’s Leading Dentists and Specialists to Serve the State of Florida & Beyond

The only publicly funded dental school in the state, the highly competitive College of Dentistry ranks No. 5 for funding from the National Institutes of Health and excels in dental education, research, patient care and community service. Its degree and certificate programs, centered on interdisciplinary learning and research, prepare tomorrow’s leading dentists and dental specialists to serve the state of Florida and beyond.

AAWD

scholarship support

why give back now?

William T. and Jackie C. Reid Scholarship in Dentistry

“Don’t miss this window of opportunity…if you wait until you’re gone, you won’t ever develop relationships with the students you’re supporting.” ~ Dr. Terry Reid

Sneij, DMD Class of 2022, was recently commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force.

Alumni corner

Where are you now? We would love to share updates and special events in your personal or professional life in Gator Dentist Today, our Facebook page, online and in other ways. Photos are also welcome!

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Update your information To stay informed about UFCD events and alumni news, please make sure we have your most updated information.

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Do you have an inspirational story? We are always looking for stories to share about the impact our alumni and friends are making in their communities. We want to hear form you.

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ways to give

Support to the College of Dentistry helps continue a longstanding tradition of helping the college improve the quality of its programs for students. By providing funding for academic enrichment and student programs, scholarships, mission trips, and donations to specific departments, these gifts help to ensure that the College of Dentistry’s students have the resources and knowledge vital for a professional career in dentistry.

Planned Giving Include support of College of Dentistry programs in your legacy. As well as benefiting the college, a planned gift can help you achieve your goals by protecting your property, providing for your family, and guaranteeing you a life income.

Learn more about Planned Giving

Office of development and alumni affairs

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senior director of advancement

Richard Miller

To make a gift, or for more information on how to get involved, please contact Richard Miller, Senior Director of Advancement at the College of Dentistry.

alumni magazine

GDT spring 19 cover

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Gator Dentist Today

All of the latest UF College of Dentistry news on our faculty, students and alumni, featuring education, research and patient care highlights.