Department of Biology
Biology Majors and Health Careers Meeting
1 September 2005
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Beta Beta Beta supplied pizza!
Continuing and first-year Biology students gather for the meeting.
Bro. Edward Salgado, Chair of the Biology Dept., welcomed the group and introduced the CBU Biology Faculty members
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 ( email messages, you are welcome to join the Biology listserv...  email Dr. Ross,, and ask to be added to the list.
Bro. 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 MHIRT-NIH grant.
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.
Dr. 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 ( 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!
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