November 12, 2019

Homecoming Weekend Includes Alumni Awards

From left: Rebecca P. Henderson, BSDH, MS; Denise M. Messina, BSDH, MDH; Lata Stefano, DDS; Dean Patrick M. Lloyd, DDS, MS.

The College of Dentistry's Homecoming Weekend events held October 4-6 brought more than 200 alumni back to campus for an array of celebrations. 

The festivities included the college's annual Alumni Awards Ceremony that recognized three outstanding alums with the following honors.

The Distinguished Alumni Award was presented to Dr. Lata Stefano for her service and leadership in the advancement of dentistry and dental health. Ms. Rachel Kearney received the Young Alumni Award for her significant professional achievements that enhance perceptions of the dental profession and provide service to the university and local community. And Ms. Denise Messina was honored with the Dental Hygiene Alumni Award that recognizes alumni who have made outstanding contributions to the growth and development of the dental hygiene profession.