Biology Majors and Health Careers Meeting
31 August 2006
Edward Salgado, Chair of the Biology Dept.,
welcomed the group and introduced the CBU Biology
Bro. Edward described the Biology Major paradigm and checksheet and 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@example.com) email messages, you are welcome to join the Biology listserv... email Dr. Ross, firstname.lastname@example.org, and ask to be added to the list.
|(Not pictured) Dr. Malinda Fitzgerald described CBU students' opportunities for paid student research in Brazil and Uganda through CBU's MHIRT-NIH grant.|
Left: Ashley Prevost, 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.
Above Right: Dr. Merat, Chair of the Chemistry Dept., invited pre-med (and pre-pharmacy, etc.) students to investigate 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
|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 (email@example.com) to put your name on the Caduceus Newsletter email list to receive news about health career preparation.|
|Finally, there was a drawing and two lucky winners received loaded goody bags as door prizes! Michael Herr, current Vice President of CBU's Mu Tau chapter Beta Beta Beta drew the winning forms.|