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Shaping Minds to Inspire, Lead, and Explore (S.M.I.L.E. U)

In partnership with

Mississippi State Department of Health Logo  Renasant Bank Logo    UMMC Manning Family Fund Logo

Date: June 3rd – 7th, 2024

Location: UMMC School of Dentistry

About S.M.I.L.E. U

This 5-day enrichment program for rising 6th - 8th graders will include complimentary meals, educational components, financial literacy information, and exploratory to general dentistry and public health for middle school students.

  • STEM Academic Enrichment
  • Budgeting, Saving, Spending
  • Hands-on Dental Experience and CPR Certification

To Apply: Completed Application

Application Deadline: January 31st, 2024.