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Student Organizations and Clubs

The Biology Department of Clarion University supports a variety of different clubs and organizations related to the biological sciences.  All clubs are opened to all majors of studies and each club offers a unique take on biology. Each club's intent is to have a well-rounded membership as well as have a variety of activities and meetings that are fun, educational, and helpful for students interested in biology.

Listed below are all the clubs and organizations supported by the Biology Department:

Clubs:

BIOS Club

A club for outdoor enthusiasts, the BIOS club travels to regions of ecological interest, scheduling an international trip during Winter Break of odd-numbered years.  Members perform community service via PENNDOT's Adopt-a-Highway program and non-profit organizations and the club provides educational outreach in the form of live animal and plant displays.  BIOS Club members also regularly participate in research and remediation projects through the Biology Department and its grassroots affiliates.

Health Careers Club

Clarion University's Health Careers Club is a recognized student organization which aims to provide information, resources, and experiences for students interested in pursuing a career in any health-related field.  The club hosts speakers from professional schools, practicing health-care professionals, sponsors educational trips, and performs community service and fund-raising activities.  Meetings are on Mondays at 5:00 p.m.

Wildlife Society

The Wildlife Society (TWS) is an international, nonprofit organization dedicated to excellence in wildlife stewardship through science and education. Since 1937, TWS has worked to advance the science and practice of wildlife management and conservation, promote continuing education of wildlife professionals, and advocate for science-based wildlife policy. These activities further the society's mission to represent and serve wildlife professionals - the scientists, technicians, and practitioners actively working to manage, conserve, protect, and study wildlife and their habitats worldwide.

 

Organizations

Beta Beta Beta - National Academic Honors Society

Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta) is a society for students, particularly undergraduates, dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study and extending boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research. Since its founding in 1922, more than 200,000 persons have been accepted into lifetime membership, and more than 520 chapters have been established throughout the United States.