Graduating Student Spotlight: Christian Reyna

Christian Reyna and dog Camila

Student Spotlight: Christian Reyna

Major: Biomedical Engineering 

Minor: Spanish

Q: Why did you choose this area of study?

A: I chose biomedical engineering because it combines the two things I like the most: engineering and medicine. BME also allows me to make a life-changing (literally) impact on lives! It makes me feel great knowing that something I helped design something that made someone's health so much better and allowing them to live their lives to their fullest because of it.

Q: What are your plans after graduation?

A: Be a part of the medical device industry, and maybe pursue an MBA later in life.

Q: Why did you choose Case Western Reserve University?

A: CWRU has an amazing biomedical engineering program and a flexible process. I also wanted to go out of state for a new experience, and I'm glad I did. It was outside of my comfort zone, but I grew in the process.

Q: What's your favorite memory of CWRU?

A:  Engineers Week is always my favorite memory.

Q: As a graduating student, what's one thing you'd like to share with incoming students?

A: Don't be afraid to join professional organizations when you start your academics. Being a part of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) has been a great experience and has helped me grow professionally, academically, and personally. There are multiple organizations on campus like SHPE.