Category Archives: What’s New

Funds available through TISCH College for community projects!

Do you have a great project idea that will improve a community? Interested in active citizenship? Apply online today!

The Tisch Fund for Civic Engagement can help! The Tisch Fund aims to provide funding for projects, events, and programs with a connection to active citizenship in a clear community-identified need.  Applications are live at our website: http://activecitizen.tufts.edu/tischfund/. For more information and questions, please contact Danica Fisher at: Danica.Fisher@tufts.edu.

Volunteer Spotlight: Joke Alesh (D15) and Senator Elizabeth Warren

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Joke Alesh (D15), chosen to represent TUSDM, was one of a select group of Tufts student leaders who met with US Senator Elizabeth Warren on Monday September 15th. Shortly after the meeting, the Senator took to the stage to speak to a packed auditorium as part of the Tisch College Alan D. Solomon Lecture on Citizenship and Public Service series. Congratulations, Joke!

Common Book Event: “The Upstream Doctors” Lecture and Discussion

upstream-featured-thumb-defaultPlease join Tufts University School of Medicine and Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service on October 6th for their 2014 Common Book event, a lecture and discussion by Rishi Manchanda, A97, M03, author of The Upstream Doctors: Medical Innovators Track Sickness to its Source.

You can find more information or RSVP for the event over at the Dental Central Events and Volunteer Opps page!

Student Organization Spotlight: Asian Dental Organization

 

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Photo sent in by ADO member David Huynh (D17)
We just got a great photo sent in by the Asian Dental Organization (Formely Asian Dental Student Alliance) from their recent volunteer outing to the Vietnamese Autumn Moon Festival in Dorchester this past week. If you haven't checked out the ADO page, head on over and see what they have to offer!

Welcome to Dental Central!

TUSDM’s new web-based portal in support of civic engagement and community service learning is launched! Visit About and find out how Dental Central came into being…Check out Student Organizations and see the depth and breadth of those doing community service work at TUSDM…Or go to Resources and see where to get toothbrushes and supplies for your next event and view the new PHCS online event documentation form — so much easier to use than the old paper forms!

But what's really cool is how easy it is to Be in the Know about where and how to get involved in community events. Interested in joining up with Smile Squad later this month at the Oak Street Fair? Or maybe hanging out with Sharewood Clinic in Malden on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month is more of your thing. Or maybe you're looking for something outside of the box, like networking with Vanessa Kirsch and Alan Khazei as part of a Tisch College-sponsored Social Impact Network event. Whatever you're looking for, Dental Central has it all over at the Volunteer Opportunities Page!