UW BioE Affiliates Program Director Charles W. McLien III received the 2014 Alumnus of the Year Award from the Morehouse College Alumni Association.

Charles, a 1997 graduate of Morehouse College, was recognized for his commitment to keeping the spirit of his alma mater alive through leadership and service, including serving President of the Greater Seattle Morehouse College Alumni Association.

Throughout his career, Charles has focused on life sciences educational outreach, fundraising and program development. As BioE Affiliates Program Director, he is responsible for facilitating UW Bioengineering’s relationship with local and national industry, enhancing interactions and collaborations between companies, non-profits, individuals and members of the UW Department of Bioengineering.

Read more about Charles’s award at the Morehouse College Alumni Association website