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Carol Aiken, D.D.S. ’82, has been selected as a 2020 Centurion Fellow in The American College of Dentists, a distinction achieved by fewer than 5 percent of dentists and recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of dentistry in ethics, professionalism, excellence and leadership. She has practiced in Boston for more than 30 years.

Gail (Stern) Alpert ’81, was reappointed by Mich. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to the MI-STEM Council. She is president and secretary for FIRST in Michigan, a nonprofit STEAM organization.

Timothy F. Kosinski, D.D.S. ’84 has earned the 2020 Lifelong Learning and Service Recognition for his commitment to lifelong learning, volunteering his services to communities in need, mentoring associates and new dentists, and participating in organized dentistry. He practices in Bingham Farms, Mich.


Jennifer A. Dukarski ’96, a partner in the Detroit law firm Butzel Long, has been appointed co-chair of the American Bar Association’s Forum on Communicatinos Law Diversity Committee.

Rhett B. Rowe ’91 has been named CEO of Great Lakes Business Credit. He was previously the company’s senior managing director.