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EVENT CELEBRATES LIFE OF DENTISTRY'S DAN SEAVER

By Selena Stevens

 

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Dan Seaver had held positions in admissions and student affairs with the Lexington Technical Institute, UK Admission, UK College of Allied Health Professions and UK College of Dentistry. He also was assistant dean of admissions and student affairs and assistant professor in the Department of Oral Health Science.

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March 4, 2002 (Lexington, Ky.) -- A celebration of the life of Dan Seaver, one of the University of Kentucky's strongest advocates, will be held at 4:30 p.m. March 15 in Memorial Hall. A reception will follow in the UK Hilary J. Boone Faculty Center.

Seaver passed away after a battle with cancer on February 1. Since 1973, he held positions in admissions and student affairs with the Lexington Technical Institute, UK Admission, UK College of Allied Health Professions and UK College of Dentistry.

In his position as assistant dean of admissions and student affairs and assistant professor in the Department of Oral Health Science, he served on numerous committees at the UK Chandler Medical Center, the university and national organizations. He was a strong advocate for students and UK's chapters of the American Student Dental Association, Student National Dental Association, Hispanic Dental Association, Student Research Group and American Association of Women Dentists.

From 1986 to 2002, Seaver was responsible for admissions and student affairs in the College of Dentistry. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Dan Seaver Scholarship for Outstanding Achievement in Dental School Organizations and Activities.

Contributions can be mailed to Administrative Affairs, UK College of Dentistry, D131 Chandler Medical Center, Lexington, KY 40536-0297, or may be made by contacting Paula Sandford at 323-5046 or via email to obtain a payroll deduction card. Checks should be payable to the University of Kentucky.


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