Bioengineering

BioMEDS


BioMEDs logo

BioMEDS, Clemson University’s BioMedical Engineering Development Society, was created to provide professional development, networking and volunteer opportunities to undergraduate bioengineering majors at Clemson and to promote the recognition and influence of bioengineering in the Clemson community.

What are the benefits of joining BioMEDS?

  • New T-shirt every year
  • Access to lounge in Rhodes
  • Volunteer opportunities through Midway Elementary, Habitat Humanity, etc.
  • Networking opportunities through company tours, speakers, career panels and conferences

What is expected of members?

  • Come to meetings [approximately one a month]
  • Participate in events put on by the organization, both professional and philanthropic
  • Pay dues

How much are dues?

  • Returning members: $20 a year
  • New members: $25 a year
  • Associate members (Freshman) : Free

What can I do to become more involved in BioMEDS?

Join a committee!

Service

  • Help in the organization of activities with Midway Elementary a STEM school in Anderson, SC
  • Plan additional volunteer activities with Habitat for Humanity, Soup Kitchens, etc.

Social

  • Help in organization of social events for bioengineering students to connect outside of the academic environment
  • Provide snacks/meals for meetings

Newsletter

  • Write and collect articles for the bi-annual newsletter
  • Maintain the organization’s website
BIioMEDS working with children.

 

Student joining BioMEDS.

 

BioMEDs in action with children.

Fundraising

  • Help in the organization of activities that can raise money for BioMEDS in order to help send members to conferences, pay for t-shirts, etc.

Networking

  • Form a strong bond between the bioengineering department and the Michelin Career Center and Co-Op office
  • Maintain contact with undergraduate and graduate Clemson bioengineering alumni

Who can I contact for more information?

President
Allison Kenname
akennam@clemson.edu

Secretary
Margarita Portilla
mportil@clemson.edu

Vice President
Harleigh Warner
hwarner@clemson.edu

Treasurer
Scott Cole
srcole@clemson.edu

To learn more about BioMEDS and our members, check out our newsletters: