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Clemson Bioengineering Organization

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The Clemson Bioengineering Organization acts as Clemson University's undergraduate and graduate chapter for the Society For Biomaterials and the Biomedical Engineering Society. CBO is a student-run organization that provides service, social, and professional development experiences to students in the organization. CBO strives to provide an opportunity to complement students' personal strengths and research ability to build more well-rounded bioengineers who are leaders in research and among their peers.

In an effort to foster a close relationship with the Society For Biomaterials and the Biomedical Engineering Society, CBO strives to send many of its students to these annual meetings.



  • 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
  • Come to meetings [approximately one a month]
  • Participate in events put on by the organization, both professional and philanthropic
  • Pay dues
  • Returning members: $20 a year
  • New members: $25 a year
  • Associate members (Freshman): $15 a year

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 the 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

Fundraising

  • Help in the organization of activities that can raise money for CBO 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
OFFICERS 2022-2023

Officers
President: Megan Pitz
Vice President: Tamia Sumter
Treasurer: Lucian Williams
Secretary: Micah Jordan
GSG Representatives: Jordan Martin
MUSC Representative: Sophia Silver

Chairs
Grad Social Chair: Alyssa Lindsey
Undergrad Social Chair: Alexa Rybasack
Grad Professional Development Chair: Joey LaValla
Undergrad Professional Development Chair: OPEN
Grad Service & Outreach Chair: OPEN
Undergrad Service & Outreach Chair:
Grad Mentoring Chair: Tykia Blakney
Undergrad Mentoring Chair: Grace Boone
Social Media Chair: Marisa Sauls

Faculty Advisers:
Delphine Dean, Ph.D.
Ken Webb, Ph.D.

Past Officers
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Please see our Society site for additional information.


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