ECS Student Success News and Events

Welcome Back!  Here’s to a GREAT spring semester!

Spring AEW Updates

Academic Excellence Workshop (AEW) sessions will begin on Wednesday, January 16th. New this spring is the addition of a workshop for MAT 331 – Linear Algebra. AEW is a one-credit P/F course that provides supplemental support for various math and introductory ECS courses. Sign-up via MySlice during the course add period utilizing this form as a reference. Please direct any questions to

Fidelity Day: Tuesday 1/22/19

Fidelity will be tabling in the Link Lobby from 10am-noon. Click here for more information about Fidelity.

Get Career Fair Ready: Wednesday 1/23/19, 5:15pm, Link 369

Come join your ECS Career Services Team to get prepared for the ECS Career Fair!

– Learn about how to use Handshake to research employers ahead of time.
– Get advice on how to dress for success!
– Hear from a panel of professionals on a variety of topics such as how to make a good (and lasting) first impression and common mistakes to avoid.

Wear your Career Fair outfit for a chance to win a prize!

Any questions, please reach out to your Career Advisor. We hope to see you there. Register now through Handshake.

ECS Spring 2019 Career Fair: Wednesday 1/30/19, 3pm-7pm, Goldstein Auditorium/Schine

Save the date for our ECS Spring Career Fair! The Career Fair will offer you the opportunity to meet professionals who are eager to help you launch your career.
Your registration provides you with access to over 80 employers who are interested in YOU.  Register on Handshake and see your Career Advisor for any questions!

ECS Career Services Fall Drop-In 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

Apply Today for Invent@SU Summer 2019

This summer, Invent@SU  returns to transform undergraduate students into inventors as they design, prototype and pitch original devices. The immersive invention accelerators will be held at the Fisher Center in New York City (May 13-June 21) and on campus (July 1-August 9).  The program is open to all SU undergraduate students.

In addition to a chance to win cash prizes of $5,000 for best invention and $3,000 for second best invention, students will receive a $1,000 stipend, a $1,000 budget per team for project materials, guidance from expert consultants and evaluators, access to laser cutters, 3D printers, a machine shop and professional machinists, assistance with a provisional patent application, and daily lunch, coffee, and snacks.

Since the program started in in 2017, student innovators have won additional awards, started businesses, and even received funding from venture capitalists.  Learn more and apply here!

Students: Name Your New Undergraduate Research Office

Here’s your chance to name Syracuse’s new office for undergraduate research, creativity and discovery – and win a $250 gift card! The office will service students across all disciplines and award research grants of up to $5,000. Submit your name idea by Friday, Jan. 18 at 11:59 p.m., and a team of undergraduate peer-mentors will judge entries.

Route 44 Score Updates

Be sure to look for the Route 44 logo this semester for your chance to earn points for your team and prizes!  Rt44

Top Individuals

Victoria Hathaway (80 points); Athena Basdekis (61 points); Angela Martinez, Maraea Garcia (60 points)

Team Rankings

Heather Blue (1502), Orange (1472), Charcoal (1227), Royal Blue (1071)

Student Organization Announcements

Campus Tour Guide Applications

The SU Office of Admissions is accepting applications for University 100, which is the campus tour guide organization. Share your Orange pride to recruit the next class of Syracuse students! As a member of University 100, you’ll give campus tours, participate in panels, and share your experiences with prospective students looking to join the Syracuse family. You’ll also develop your speaking and professional skills along the way. APPLY BY January 21, 2019. Please see Jonathan Hoster in Room 123 Link Hall or email him at with any questions.

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