National Engineers Week Events at SU

 National Engineers Week

January 31, 2019

In celebration of National Engineers Week (Eweek), Syracuse University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science will host a variety of speakers and activities beginning on Sunday, February 17. The events will bring engineering and computer science students and alumni together, and promote engineering disciplines to the broader campus community. All members of the SU community are welcome and encouraged to participate!

Door prizes will be awarded at many of the events, with a grand prize drawing at the conclusion of the Eweek where students can win an Amazon Fire TV Stick, Echo Dot, or a Bluetooth portable speaker.

 Sunday, February 17

 Monday, February 18 – Friday, February 22

  • Food and Toiletry Drive
    • Serve your campus community by stocking the Hendricks Chapel Food Pantry with food and personal care items! Drop off non-perishable food and toiletry items in the collection boxes throughout Link Hall and SciTech.
  • ECS Career Clinics
    • Are you due for a career check-up? Stop by one of our Career Clinics during Eweek to speak to a Career Advisor to make sure you are on track with all things career-related! To attend, search “ECS E-Week Career Clinic” under events in Handshake or stop by the lounge outside the elevators during the clinic. Dates and times are listed in the schedule of events below.

Monday, February 18

Tuesday, February 19

  • Research Lightning Talks
    • 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., 105 Link Hall
    • Hear ECS undergraduate students present and discuss their innovative research!

 Wednesday, February 20

  • ECS Student Organization Fair
    • 12 – 4 p.m., Link Hall
    • Learn more about how to get involved in an extracurricular activity and meet other students that share similar interests!

 Thursday, February 21

Friday, February 22

  • Order of the Engineer Induction Ceremony
    • 3 – 5:30 p.m., 001 Life Sciences Building
    • The Order is a symbolic organization that seeks to promote professionalism among engineers.  It is a prestigious fellowship of engineers dedicated to the practice, teaching, and administration of their profession.
    • Senior engineering students graduating May 2019 to December 2019 are eligible to participate. Register in person in 121 Link Hall from February 4-15. There is a $12 induction fee.
  • Pledge of the Computing Professional Induction Ceremony
    • 3 – 5:30 p.m., 001 Life Sciences Building
    • The Pledge is a symbolic organization that seeks to promote professionalism and integrity among those with a Computer Science background.
    • Senior computer science and systems and information science students graduating May 2019 to December 2019 are eligible to participate. Register in person in 121 Link Hall from February 4-15. There is a $10 induction fee.

Saturday, February 23

  • SU vs. Duke Tailgate with ECS
    • 4:30 – 6 p.m., Dineen Hall
    • Before you head to the Dome to cheer on Syracuse University vs. Duke, get ready for game day with some delicious tailgate fare, drinks, school spirit giveaways, and a chance to snap a photo with your favorite mascot Otto. Students from the [email protected] invention accelerators will be on hand to demonstrate their incredible original inventions!

Sunday, February 24

  • STEM Charity Ball with Alpha Omega Epsilon
    • 5 – 8 p.m., Goldstein Auditorium, Schine Student Center
    • The STEM charity ball is an annual philanthropy gala that is hosted in which all proceeds are donated to non-profit organization that promotes STEM. This year we will be benefiting the Museum of Science & Technology and Girls Inc.
    • Open to all Syracuse University students! $5 tickets are available through the Schine Box Office starting February 11 up until the day of the event or until they are sold out.

About Eweek

Founded by National Society of Professional Engineers in 1951, Eweek is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and interest in engineering and technology careers.

Today, Eweek is a formal coalition of more than 70 engineering, education, and cultural societies, and more than 50 corporations and government agencies. Dedicated to raising public awareness of engineers’ positive contributions to quality of life, Eweek promotes recognition among parents, teachers, and students of the importance of a technical education and a high level of math, science, and technology literacy, and motivates youth, to pursue engineering careers in order to provide a diverse and vigorous engineering workforce. Each year, Eweek reaches thousands of schools, businesses, and community groups across the United States.