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Student Involvement: Organizations

Student organizations

Meet with other students interested in issues related to biology by participating in one of the following five student-run organizations.

Pre-Med Club

Pre-med ClubThe mission of Calvin College's Pre-Medical Club is to foster a Christian community of future physicians by developing competitive applicants. Through informative interactions with speakers, mentors, discussions, study sessions, movies, medical school visits, and service within the greater community; students will be introduced to the health care profession while applying Christian values.

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Mia Reinstra

Advisor: Rich Nyhof (Professor, Biology)

Pre-Dental Club

Pre-dental clubThe Pre-Dental Club strives to promote and support undergraduate study of dental and oral healthcare as an occupation. Students will also gain insight on the service opportunities available through the dental profession.

Officers: Abigail Fincel
Joel Ooms
Lydia DeJonge
Michael Nykamp

Advisor: Rich Nyhof, (Professor, Biology)

Pre-Physician Assistant Club

Physician assistant programs and requirements are unique for each graduate school. Pre=PA students at Calvin will benefit from a club specific to their healthcare profession by assisting them in preparing for service to Christ within their particular vocation.

Officers: Jenna Steenma
Erin Vanderlaan

Advisor: Amy Wilstermann (Professor, Biology)

Environmental Stewardship Coalition

ESCThe mission of the ESC is to raise student, faculty and administrative consciousness of current environmental issues and to emphasize Christian stewardship as the responsibility of the Calvin community.

Co-Chairs:Annaka Scheeres
Cassidy Richard
Joel Betts
Advisors: Gail Heffner, (Director of Community Engagement, Office of the Provost)

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Pre-Vet Club

The Calvin Pre-Vet Club creates a unique atmosphere foranyoneinterested in a future career with animals. We strive to be a valuable resource by creating internship opportunities, establishing connections to veterinarians, providing vet school application help, discussing possible career paths with animals, and offering several trips to various veterinary clinics, zoos, and vet schools.  Most importantly, we discuss and plan how to incorporate Christianity, God, and veterinary medicine in our lives now and in the future as a beautiful and complex complementary relationship.

Officers: Kendra Antonides
Advisor: David Dornbos
Veterinary Advisor: Dr. Robert Vlietstra



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