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, and EPICS High School.



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

First EPICS Networking Reception a success

The Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS) program hosted the program’s first ever Networking Reception on September 23, 2013.  The event promoted industry and community partners to connect with EPICS high school and college students.  Dr. Scott... read more

Fiji Lights launch prototype

The EPICS Team, Fiji Lights, launched their first prototype in July 2013 after a variety of trials and tribulations with their initial models.  Fiji Lights is committed to designing and building a sustainable lighting system for schools in Fiji that do not have access... read more