TO THE DIVISION OF
Sigma Phi Alpha Welcomes New
Continuing its tradition of honoring students
who demonstrate outstanding leadership and academic excellence, the
College of Dentistry’s Zeta Chapter of Sigma Phi Alpha welcomed its
newest alumni members at the ceremony on April 3rd, 2014.
Sigma Phi Alpha national honor society for dental hygiene students was
founded in 1958 to recognize the highest achieving students in dental
hygiene programs throughout the U.S.
Heather Spisak, new honorary member,
Samantha Saville, Hannah Baer, Katelyn Veltri, new alumni members, and
student guests, Courtney Schlagenhaft, Nicole Boggs, and Katelynn Bimer
at the Sigma Phi Alpha Zeta Chapter Annual banquet.
Master's in Dental Hygiene Program
When fall semester starts in 2013, the College of Dentistry will
a new crop of dental hygienists seeking Master’s level
education. The Master’s in Dental Hygiene program will be the
in the state, and its graduates will fill a great need in the
Five full-time students and two part-time
students will begin coursework in the College of Dentistry's new
Master's in Dental Hygiene program in Fall 2013.
For more information about the program, including application
requirements, contact Wendy Moore at
Dental Hygiene Program
at The Ohio State University
The Dental Hygiene Program at The Ohio State University is the only
Dental Hygiene program in Ohio that is affiliated with a dental school.
Students have a unique opportunity to prepare for an exciting profession
while also completing a baccalaureate program at a nationally recognized
In addition to preparation for licensure in dental hygiene, the
baccalaureate program prepares students for additional roles of
leadership and responsibility in a variety of health care settings.
There are two tracks leading to the degree
Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. The traditional track includes
basic sciences and general education courses followed by the
professional training required to prepare students for licensure as
dental hygienists. Information about this track is provided under
Entry Level Dental
In addition, The Ohio State University offers
a Baccalaureate Degree Completion Program for graduates of an ADA
accredited dental hygiene program who wish to complete the baccalaureate
degree. For more information, go to
Baccalaureate Degree Completion Program.
Michele P. Carr
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Continuing Dental Education
April 6, 2014
Give Kids a Smile 5K Run/Walk
May 8-9, 2014
70th Annual Post College Assembly