Commencement week at ASDOH reunites family, faculty and graduates in celebration of the class of 2016

Graduates and their families are honored at the 2016 awards brunch.
Graduates and their families are honored at the 2016 awards brunch.

The week’s celebrations began with the Awards Brunch honoring many 2016 graduates for their exceptional academic and service achievements.

Dr. Jack welcomes 2016 Founders Ball attendees.
Dr. Jack welcomes 2016 Founders Ball attendees.

Dr. Gevitz photo bombs Dr. Jack and guests at the VIP reception.
Dr. Gevitz photo bombs Dr. Jack and guests at the VIP reception.

That evening, the Founders Ball honored the dental school’s founding sponsors and the 2016 graduates.

The graduation processional gathers to begin the commencement ceremony.
The graduation processional gathers to begin the commencement ceremony.

The week culminated with the ASDOH commencement for the class of 2016. Mr. Steve Thorne, founder and CEO of Pacific Dental Services was the featured speaker. Additionally, Dr. Irv Silverstein, from San Diego, was surprised to receive the honorary Dr. of Humane Letters degree for his extraordinary work with Pre-Dental Society at UCSD.

Recruitment starts early for the class of 2040.
Recruitment starts early for the class of 2040.

Steve Thorne and Rick Workman join Dr. Jack to celebrate ASDOH's 10th commencement for the class of 2016.
Steve Thorne and Rick Workman join Dr. Jack to celebrate ASDOH’s 10th commencement for the class of 2016.