ECS Announcements

Last Chance to apply to be a Student Success Peer Leader – applications due Friday April 12th 

Did you miss last week’s deadline to apply to be a Student Success Peer Leader?  We will be holding a 2nd group interview on Saturday, April 13th from 2-4pm so there’s still time to apply.  View responsibilities and the application here.  

AEW Facilitator Application Deadline Extended – April 15th 

The Academic Excellence Workshop (AEW) Facilitator Application deadline has been extended to Monday, April 15th. Applicants must be full-time engineering and computer science undergraduates in good academic standing with an overall GPA>= 3.0. Applications can be requested at aewapp@ecs.syr.edu. For more information, email aew@ecs.syr.edu.

Withdrawal Deadline – Tuesday 4/16 by 5pm

Please see the Records Office (Link 130) with questions.

“Sub”mersed in Stress? – Tuesday 4/16, noon, Link 220

Rt44Do you need to figure out how to get more sleep and relax before finals? Come join us for lunch as we hear from Dr. Stephan Alkins, an expert in sleep studies, discuss the importance of sleep in relieving stress.  Space is limited, please let us know you’re coming by signing up here.

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

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

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

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! Hosted by the Student Success Center

Resources

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.

Tutoring and Academic Coaching

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.

First and second-year students also have access to free academic coaching through CLASS.  This is a free program to help you use study time wisely.  This is a 4-week program which combines individual coaching and supported study sessions.  Email class@syr.edu with “Request Academic Coaching” in the subject line to sign up.

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

SHPE General Body Meeting – Monday 4/8, 7pm, Slocum 214

Come to find out what’s going on in SHPE and how elections are going to work.

Engineering World Health Prosthetic Arm Workshop – Monday 4/8, 7:15pm, Link 331

Join Engineering World Health (EWH) for a Prosthetic Arm building workshop! All majors are welcome, and no prior experience is necessary. If you are unable to attend and would like to hear more about plans or how to get more involved with EWH, please send an email to nnelson@syr.edu.

Engineering Ambassadors Campus Visit – Friday 4/12, 8:30am-2pm

Rt44On Friday April 12th from 8:30 AM – 2 PM, Engineering Ambassadors will be holding our annual campus visit and hosting ~100 SCSD middle school students here at SU! While they’re here, we show them around campus and highlight different elements of the college student experience. We will have a guest speaker, demos, tours, lunch at Shaw, a coding workshop, and hover racer lesson plan.  All volunteers who participate for any part of the day will receive a free t-shirt, and free food during the lunch block!  Please sign up on the spreadsheet sent via our listserv or contact litinits@syr.edu for more information.

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 (krpynn@syr.edu, Link 121).  The deadline to submit events is noon Thursday, the week prior to the event

Other Announcements

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Rt44Many departments across campus have come together to host a series of events to raise awareness of sexual assault, engage in dialogue about violence prevention, and spread the word about resources and support available to the SU Community.  You can view the schedule of events here.  Want Route 44 points for participating?  Email your Success Advisor with the name/date of the event and 1 thing you learned by participating.  Are you an upperclassman without an assigned Success Advisor?  You can still earn points for participating by emailing the same information to smmack@syr.edu.  

Route 44 Updates

Look for the Route 44 logo to know what events can earn you points!

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Top Individuals

Victoria Hathaway (120 points); Talina Chipantiza (90 points); Anna Feldman (82 points)

Team Standings

Heather Blue (1932), Orange (1912), Charcoal (1637), Royal Blue (1461)

 
 
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