The LLU School of Dentistry held an early evening December 3 open house for prospective students to its Associate of Science degree program in Dental Hygiene at the School’s Dental Hygiene Program and Clinic in Palm Desert, California.
The open house featured catered Mexican food, a variety of giveaways, and personalized admissions consultations provided by Esther Valenzuela, MBA, MA, director, Admissions and Marlise Perry, assistant director of Admissions and Recruiting.
Eighteen students currently enrolled in the two-year program provided guests with guided tours of the consummate clinical teaching facility.
Prospective dental hygiene students also had the opportunity to meet several School administrators and faculty including Robert Handysides, DDS’93, associate dean for the Office of Academic Affairs; Kris Wilkins, DH’80, chair, Department of Dental Hygiene; Graham Stacy, PhD, associated dean, Student Affairs; and Gary Kerstetter, DDS’82, director, Service Learning.
Approximately 120 members of the desert community attended the event, and 28 interested attendees signed up for matriculation consults.