Biology Majors and Health Careers Meeting
1 September 2005
Beta Beta Beta supplied pizza!
Edward Salgado, Chair of the Biology Dept.,
welcomed the group and introduced the CBU Biology
Bro. Edward described the Biology Major paradigm and checksheetand the Academic Advising available to every student.
Dr. Ross mentioned these resources: "How to access the CBU Biology Department's shared digital resources," "Use of Bio Dept. computers," \\valhalla\biology, and the Biology email list. If you are not receiving CBU Biology Department listserv (firstname.lastname@example.org) email messages, you are welcome to join the Biology listserv... email Dr. Ross, email@example.com, and ask to be added to the list.
Edward Salgado and Dr. Malinda Fitzgerald described CBU students' opportunities
for volunteer work in Haiti through Haiti
Medical Missions of Memphis and opportunities for paid student research
in Brazil and Uganda through the
Dr. Busler, Chair of the Chemistry Dept., invited pre-med (and pre-pharmacy, etc.) students to investigate an "alternative life style:" the Chemistry major as a path to their career goals. Recently, 100% of the CBU Chem majors who have applied to graduate programs have received at least one acceptance! Chem PreMed Paradigm Chem PrePharm Paradigm
|Christie Spencer, current President of CBU's Mu Tau chapter of the national biological honor society Beta Beta Beta, introduced the other officers and invited all students interested in Biology to participate in the tri-Beta activities planned for this academic year.|
Eisen discussed the pre-professional advising program at CBU and distributed
printed copies of the Health
Careers booklet. (It's on the web, and you can pick up a printed
copy from the Health Careers bookshelf in room S201.) Contact
Dr. Eisen (firstname.lastname@example.org)
to put your name on the Caduceus
Newsletter email list to receive news about health career preparation.
Finally, there was a drawing and three lucky winners received loaded goody bags as door prizes!