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As a student in good academic standing in the Kornberg School of Dentistry, you’ll have ample opportunities to enhance your dental school experience, coursework and clinical work through involvement with a variety of student activities, including student organizations, lunch and learn sessions, and more.

Kornberg prides itself on its collaborative nature and the strength of its community. Student activities lie at the heart of the community.

Lunch and Learn Sessions

Kornberg coordinates regular lunchtime presentations—often planned in conjunction with Temple University’s Career Center, the Office of Student Affairs, and the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, Advocacy and Leadership—from external groups including career advisors, corporations, dental societies, fellowships, prospective employers, residencies and more. These sessions are designed to provide students with valuable knowledge, which will help prepare them for professional careers in dentistry or another industry, further fostering the sense of community that drives Kornberg.

Committee Participation

Each academic year, students are encouraged to serve on schoolwide committees so they can contribute to conversations on important school matters and help ensure their needs are met.

The following committees welcome student participation. 

  • Admissions Committee 
  • Career Development Committee
  • Clinical Policies/Procedures Committee 
  • Curriculum Management Committee
  • Dean’s Advisory Committee 
  • Diversity and Humanistic Culture Committee 
  • Library Committee 
  • Honor Board Committee 

Student Council

The School of Dentistry’s Student Council represents, supports and promotes activities that aim to enhance the academic, professional and social welfare of the student body.

The council comprises four officers and two elected representatives from each class. The associate dean for admissions and student affairs serves as an advisor to the student council.