On September 28, 2023, MCU College of Dentistry held the "Puting Sinina 2023" White Coat Ceremony, a significant event for aspiring dental professionals. Esteemed speakers and symbolic rituals filled the day.
Dr. Maria Fe Dimagiba initiated the event with a solemn invocation, setting a reflective tone. Justine Genove Mendoza, MCU Dentistry Student Council President, passionately detailed MCU's vision and mission, emphasizing their dedication to excellence in education and research.
Ira Marie G. Torres elaborated on MCU's core values, emphasizing integrity, excellence, leadership, accountability, and social responsibility. Joannah Franches discussed MCU Dentistry's vision and mission, highlighting the transformative impact they can have on society.
Dr. Renato Tanchoco Jr., MCU's University President, delivered an inspiring message, urging the aspiring dental professionals to aim high and persevere.
The keynote address by Dr. Maria Geraldine Sunico-Chanco provided valuable insights and inspiration. Dr. Jaime F. Mandapat Jr. conducted the induction of the Junior Clinicians Organization, symbolizing their transition to a more hands-on role.
Administering the oath of practice, Dhonelle Marie M. Serrano, President of the Junior Clinicians Organization, reaffirmed their dedication to high-quality patient care.
A cultural interlude and batch song added artistic expression and unity. Dr. Mary Anne C. Tejero's closing remarks encouraged determination.
The "Dalit ng MCU" concluded the event, celebrating community camaraderie. This ceremony marked the start of a meaningful journey, guided by MCU's values, for these future dental professionals.