Posted by Jayme Blaschke
University News Service
August 14, 2012
The Clinical Laboratory Science Student Society at Texas State University-San Marcos was featured at the 80th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) and Clinical Laboratory Exposition in Los Angeles, Calif., July 17-21.
Texas State CLS student and faculty gave a platform presentation titled, “How to Build an Effective CLS Student Society.” The CLS Student Society has become a leader for the state of Texas in the past five years with multiple Texas State students elected to state and national leadership positions. The society was established in 2006.
The presentation was proposed by Associate Professor of CLS and Associate Dean of Research Rodney E. Rohde and alumna Stephanie Snow. Snow is a 2010 alumna, former CLS Society president and student forum chair for the Texas Association of CLS (TACLS). The platform was presented by a panel consisting of David Falleur, associate professor and chair of CLS, Rohde and Snow, along with alumni Stephen Garcia, Maureen Burke and Joanna Ellis.
The Texas State CLS program was recognized for the number of students brought to the meeting and participation at the student and new professional/alumni level. The following awards/elections were recognized: