Fall 2017

A Time to Celebrate

150 anniversary kicks off with Homecoming and Reunion.

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Charles Millstein, D62, with his family after receiving the alumni association award. From left: Seth, Kathleen, Dan, Charles, Jon, Rachel and Adam Millstein. Photo: Scott Tingley

The School of Dental Medicine opened its 150th celebration at the 2017 Homecoming and Reunion Weekend, April 28 to 30, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston. More than 500 turned out for dinners, dancing, presentations, discussions and—a new activity this year—a 3-mile running tour through Boston, led by Executive Associate Dean Mark Gonthier. Charles Millstein, D62, received the Tufts University Dental Alumni Association Award, and Christine Robertson, administrator in the department of public health and community service, received the staff award for 11-plus years of outstanding service.

David Hornung, D12, and Daria Hornung, D13, during the festivities at Homecoming and Reunion weekend. Photo: Matthew Healey

The following classes received recognition for their support of the dental school: D77, the Cusp of Excellence award, for the reunion class with the largest Tufts Dental Fund gift ($62,365); D62, the Golden Crown award, for the largest five-year class gift total ($2,600,836) and the Porcelain Bridge award honoring the highest participation rate for its class gift (43 percent). The D07s and D12s shared the Impressions Award, for the fifth or 10th reunion class with the highest participation rate.

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