BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Dr. T. Howard
Jones, a 1965 graduate of Birmingham-Southern and current
president of the American Dental Association, will deliver
the keynote address at the college's Opening of School
Convocation August 28.
The traditional convocation which kicks
off the new academic year for faculty, students, and other
members of the college community begins at 10:45 a.m. in
Munger Hall auditorium.
Jones, who practices general dentistry
in Carrollton, Ga., was installed as president of the ADA
in October 2002 during the group's annual session in
New Orleans. ADA is the oldest and largest national dental
association in the world with more than 147,000 members.
A 1969 graduate of the University of Alabama
School of Dentistry, Jones also served as president of the
Georgia Dental Association and has received that group's
Presidential Citation in 1995 and Award of Merit in 1998.