ECS Announcements

Deadline Extended to March 15th: Syracuse Abroad – Strasbourg, France

The Syracuse Abroad: Strasbourg Engineering program is open to second-year students in aerospace, bio, civil, electrical, environmental, and mechanical engineering programs. During your semester abroad, you’ll live in Strasbourg, a bustling and vibrant city on the border of France and Germany. You’ll begin your semester with a traveling seminar throughout the region, and you’ll have access to all of the activities and field trips arranged by the staff at the Syracuse Strasbourg Center.  For more information and to apply, visit this website.  Questions may be directed to Maria Marceau in Link 130.

Link Lobby Luau: Tuesday 3/5 noon-3pm, Link

Rt44Are you ready for Spring Break??  Stop by the Link Lobby and join the Success Advisors for a pre-spring break de-stress event with snacks, games, and prizes while supplies last.   

Apply to be a Student Success Peer Leader – Applications Due March 22nd 

Are you an undergraduate student who wants to help new students get introduced and feel connected to ECS in the fall?  Review eligibility & responsibilities, and apply here by March 22nd!

AEW Facilitator Recruitment – Applications Due March 28th 

The Academic Excellence Workshop (AEW) Program is currently accepting Facilitator applications for 2019-2020. 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 Submission Deadline is Thursday, 3/28, Interviews will be held on Saturday, 3/30. For more information, email


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

Cuse Baja is Recruiting New Members!

Do you want experience in 3D modeling, working in the machine shop, and applying engineering skills to practical problems? Looking for ways to boost your resume?  The Syracuse University Baja SAE team is looking for members interested in designing, building, and testing an off roading vehicle to compete with at the end of the year. Being a part of Baja allows members to learn 3D modeling in Autodesk Inventor, work in the machine shop fabricating parts on the mill, lathe, etc., and learn practical skills not always taught in the classroom. Baja SAE looks great on a resume and there are a variety of projects available in areas like suspension, drive train, driver systems, electronics, chassis, business, and much more. All majors are welcome and encouraged to join. Email or find us on OrgSync if you are interested in joining or for any questions. General body meetings are every Friday at 3:30 in Link 043.

Advertising 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

Other Announcements

Calling SU Entrepreneurs & Innovators: Pitch @ RvD iPrize March 29th 

Have a business idea you’ve been dreaming about starting but need seed funding? Have an existing business and looking to grow it?

Applications are now open for the RvD iPrize student business pitch competition. Join the School of Information Studies (iSchool) and the Blackstone LaunchPad powered by TechStars for this year’s $50,000 pitch competition, no business plan required.  If you have questions, contact Braden Croy:

How to answer the call…

Step 1: Choose a category
Step 2: Apply with your one-page executive summary
Step 3: Give a 5-minute pitch to a panel of successful SU alumni entrepreneurs and innovators
Step 4: Win startup funding

Competition Details

Who: all undergrad and grad students at SU in all majors
Applications Due: March 22 by 11:59 pm
Competition Date: March 29, 2019
Location: Bird Library

NYS Green Building Conference Student Poster Competition – deadline to register is April 1st. 

Students from all majors are invited to showcase their sustainable solutions to challenges in the built environment.  For more information, and to apply, visit this website.

Route 44 Updates

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


Top Individuals

Victoria Hathaway (120 points); Anna Feldman (82 points); Maximillian Wilderman, Angela Martinez, Maraea Garcia, & Talina Chipantiza (80 points)

Team Standings

Heather Blue (1742), Orange (1702), Charcoal (1427), Royal Blue (1181)

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