ECS Announcements

Fall 2019 ECS Leadership Dialogue Circle Registration Open

ECS Leadership Dialogue Circles (ECS 400/600) are available for registration on MySlice.  Dialogue Circles are 1 credit course that count toward free elective credit.  Register Now!  Coordinated by the Office of Inclusive Excellence

Spring De-Stress Fest – Monday, 4/22, 10am-1pm, Link Lobby/Porch

Rt44Join the Success Advisors for a fun-filled de-stress event in the Link Lobby/Porch area!   

Juan Gilbert talk on : A Scholar’s Manifesto: Societal Impacts Through Research and Diversity – Thursday, 4/24 @ 10am, 4-201 Sci-Tech

In this talk, Juan E. Gilbert, the Andrew Banks Family Preeminence Endowed Professor and Chair of the Computer & Information Science & Engineering Department at the University of Florida, will discuss his journey from undergrad into an endowed chair. He will also demonstrate some of his lab projects, including the world’s most accessible voting system, brain-drone racing, and more.

Gilbert’s efforts to diversify computing have been acknowledged by leading organizations, including the White House. He will describe what he has done to change the face of computing research. 

End-of-Year and Route 44 Celebration – Thursday, 4/24 @ 4pm, Link Lobby

Stop by to celebrate the end of the academic year and the winners of the inaugural Route 44 involvement challenge!  Congratulations to the Heather Blue team for earning the most points this year and to Victoria Hathaway (Heather Blue team), Talina Chipantiza (Orange team), and Anna Feldman (Heather Blue team) for participating in the most events! Hosted by the Student Success Center

Career Survey

Graduate School, Job, Internship, or Research summer plans?  Let us know! Complete a one minute survey for a prize.  Entries will be drawn on April 15th and 29th!

Graduating seniors only: First Destination Survey

All others: FY-JR Summer Survey


How to Study for Any Exam – Even if you Feel Unmotivated

Wondering how to study for those upcoming exams? This page is full of test-taking strategies, study tips, and other useful resources that will help you along the way.  And check out The College Info Geek on YouTube for a ton of quick videos on everything you can imagine related to your academic success!

Peer Office Hours

Looking for additional assistance in your courses? Peer Office Hours hosted by the AEW Facilitators provides individual assistance for all AEW related courses. Office hours are open to ALL ECS students. The complete schedule, which is updated daily, can be found on the ECS Guidebook app.


The Center for Learning and Student Success (CLASS) offers a variety of tutoring options, including free group tutoring for a select number of courses each semester.  Review your options and sign up here.

ECS Career Services Office Hours

In addition to making appointments through Handshake with your Career Advisor, we will also offer 15 minute drop-in appointments at the following times this semester:
Monday 9-10 & 1:30-2:30
Tuesday 9:30-10:30 & 1:30-2:30
Wednesday 9:30-10:30 & 1:30-2:30
Thursday 9-10 & 1:30-2:30

Student Organization Announcements

Say “bye-bye” to Stress with Tye-Dye hosted by AIChE – Wednesday 4/24, 4-6pm, Link 024

Rt44Limited white t-shirts, bandanas, and tea towels will be available – or bring your own light colored cotton item to dye.  

Advertising Student Organization Events

ECS Student Organizations can have their events advertised through the weekly newsletter and computer lab screen savers AFTER they have consulted with Kate Pynn (, Link 121).  The deadline to submit events is noon Thursday, the week prior to the event

Route 44 Updates

Thanks to everyone who participated in the Inaugural Route 44 Involvement Challenge this year!  We look forward to kicking things off again in August!


Top Individuals

Victoria Hathaway (120 points); Talina Chipantiza (100 points); Anna Feldman (82 points)

Team Standings

Heather Blue (2337), Orange (2307), Charcoal (2057), Royal Blue (1856)

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