2014 Alumni Day


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Friday, April 4, 2014
8:30a.m. - 5:30p.m.

The Psychology of Success


Bruce Christopher, MALP

Course Overview

In this very humorous course, you will learn the power of a positive attitude and the secrets only OPTIMISTS know! You will discover how attitude creates success, shapes moods, and is contagious. Great for stress, management, leadership, employee motivation, sales and customer service training, and personal life attitude adjustments. Very funny, great stories, and excellent content.


The Inn at St. John's, Plymouth, MI
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For your convenience, a block of rooms has been reserved at The Inn at St. John's. To receive the discounted rate of $129+ tax please call 734-414-0600 and identify yourself as part of the University of Detroit Mercy Alumni Day event when making your reservation. If you prefer to make a reservation online, you can use the discount code 10F47W. Note reservations need to be made by March 20, 2014.



Includes continental breakfast, Alumni Day Networking Luncheon, and the Dean's Reception
Dentist - $190
Hygienist & Assistant - $140


Reunion for classes ending in a 4 or 9
Alumni Reunion - $50/person*
Alumni Reunion Guest - $50/person
*Alumni Day and Reunions are at no cost to Alumni celebrating a 50 year (and over) reunion

If you choose to pay for a continuing education course by check, please note that the check must be received by UDM within ten (10) days of registration. If the check is not received within ten (10) days of registration, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the course and will remove you from the course roster and you will forfeit your held seat. If you register less than ten (10) days prior to the start of a course, payment will be accepted up to the course start time. If additional time is required, please contact 313-494-6626 prior to registering to make a payment arrangement.


7:30am - 8:30am

Registration and Continental Breakfast


8:30am - 8:40am

Greetings and Introductions
Richard Nykiel, DDS '78
President, UDM Dental Alumni Board of Directors


8:40am - 11:30am

The Psychology of Success
presented by Bruce Christopher, M.A.L.P.


11:30am - 1:30pm

Alumni Networking Luncheon
Table Clinics and Poster Presentations


1:30pm - 1:50pm

1:50pm - 4:00pm

School of Dentistry Update
Mert N. Aksu, DDS, JD, MHSA
Dean, UDM School of Dentistry

The Psychology of Success
presented by Bruce Christopher, M.A.L.P.


4:00pm - 5:30pm

Dean's Reception


5:30pm - 10:00pm

Reunion Dinner
(for classes ending in a 4 or 9)

Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) Installation Banquet

CDE Credits

7 total CEUs

Refund and Cancellation Policy

A full refund less $25 will be granted if notification of cancellation is received by the Institute for Advanced Continuing Dental Education office two weeks (14 or more days) prior to the start of the course. If a cancellation is received less than two weeks (13 or less days) prior to the start of the course, a full refund less $100 will be granted. Refunds cannot be given for same any day cancellations or no-shows.

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Alumni Day is made possible in part by sponsorship from the following sponsors:




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