The USA Section has committed a generous contribution towards the Centennial celebrations in Nagoya and hopes to inspire other Section to do the same.
Journalist and award-winning TV anchor personality Jane Pauley showed her support for the College 100 year anniversary and Core Values after reviewing the Centennial Brochure presented by Centennial Gala Chair Prof. Mauro Labanca during the GNYDM lunch.
The International Council met for their annual meeting in New York City, Nov. 24-27, 2018, during the Greater New York Dental Meeting. Events included an Induction Ceremony for Section XX, cultural dinner and music, Executive, Council and committee meetings, and many pre-Centennial activities and announcements.
The festive stage was set for ICD and Henry Schein to launch their Centennial Partnership during a Welcome Reception in New York. The next day, ICD was hosted by Henry Schein at the GNYDM Luncheon.
Master Fellow William Wong donated 1 million Hong Kong Dollars ($130,000 US) to ICD Section XV to establish an educational fund, with the mission to promote dental education in the Belt and Road countries and progress vital to the advancement of dentistry in developing Asian nations.
Pope Francis hosted a delegation of the International College of Dentists. Representatives of the College Centennial Committee presented the pope with a unique commemorative book [now housed in the Vatican library], introducing the Core Values of the College and featuring an on-going humanitarian program in Angola.
ICD has joined the Washington University Dental Alumni Association (WUDAA) in offering annual scholarships to dental students. The program has been designated an ICD Centennial signature event in recognition of the $127,000 from WUD that will raise awareness about the high cost of dental education and student debt.
Henry Schein, Inc. announced that it has entered into a new partnership agreement become ICD's exclusive Centennial Partner. ICD, which has been Honoring the World’s Leading Dentists Since 1920™, will organize a series of special events throughout 2020.