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...

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...
Fit Start Kids Wins Award at SVP Fast Pitch Challenge

Fit Start Kids Wins Award at SVP Fast Pitch Challenge

Congratulations to Courtney Van Bussum and her EPICS team, Fit Start Kids, on becoming a semi-finalist in the Social Venture Partners (SVP) 2015 Fast Pitch Challenge. SVP Fast Pitch Arizona is a two month communication skills building program and competition for...

EPICS Student Receives Experiential Learning Grant

Electrical engineering student Mohammed Munir has received an EPICS experiential learning grant to attend the Clinton Global Initiative in Miami, Florida. Munir is the team lead of the Stair Garden Project, which focuses on using alternative methods of non-commercial...
Engineering Smiles Begins Funding for Project

Engineering Smiles Begins Funding for Project

Engineering Smiles is now in the beginning stages of gaining funding to build and send their surgical dental unit clinic to Nicaragua. The team’s mission is to assist IMAHelps—a group specialized in organizing medical missions—in developing a mobile dental facility....

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...