The Engineering Projects in Community Service program, known as EPICS, is a national award-winning social entrepreneurship program. Teams design, build and deploy systems to solve engineering-based problems for charities, schools and other not-for-profit organizations. Our students aren’t waiting to graduate to make a differencethey are tackling real-world problems today.

There are several ways to get involved with EPICS learn more about EPICS Gold Courses, EPICS Maroon and EPICS High School.


Join Our Mailing List


Stair Gardens Named a Winner at CGI U

Representatives of EPICS Stair Gardens Project, Mohammed Munir and Ngoni Mugwisi traveled to Miami from March 6-8, 2015 for the Clinton Global Initiative. Mugwisi competed in the Social Venture Challenge on behalf of his EPICS team and became one of fifteen winners... read more

More to Explore Engineering Workshop

Dr. Shrake and Dr. Sebold spoke to prospective engineering students at the 2015 More to Explore event. With over 1500 attendees, More to Explore took place on Monday, February 16 and prospective students had the option to stay the night on Sunday, February 15 with an... read more

Fit Start Kids is a semi-finalist

The EPICS Team, Fit Start Kids, has just been announced as a semi-finalist in the Social Venture Partners (SVP) 2015 Fast Pitch Challenge! Fit Start Kids is developing a program where volunteers act as mentors to elementary and middle school children in order to... read more

33 Buckets travels to Bangladesh

The 33 Buckets team set out on their journey this week to Bangladesh to deliver their prototype!  The team has worked over the past year on reforming their team, finding alternative solutions and funding to be able to travel abroad. 33 Buckets will revolutionize the... read more

EPICS Program featured in the Mesa Legend

Story written by Kian Hagerman, Mesa Legend For many who seek to affect change in the world, the Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS) program at ASU offers opportunities to do so. Originating at Purdue University, ASU is one of 20 universities involved in... read more