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Beyond the Classroom

Yes, you'll study with great professors and take challenging courses, but you just might learn the most about yourself through the many programs we have available to you outside the classroom.

Become a peer advisor, lead a student organization, take on an internship at a Silicon Valley industry leader, help the SCU team design and build a solar-powered Tiny House for competition, inspire the next generation of engineering undergrads through K-12 outreach... Whatever sparks your interest, opportunities abound for you here.

The Wheels on the House Go Round and Round

This summer a stalwart student crew is hard at work building the 238-sq- ft, off-grid rEvolve House, SCU’s entry in California’s inaugural Tiny House Competition coming up in Sacramento this October.

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    Win, Win, Win!

    Negotiating contracts, identifying risks, assigning subcontractors…it was all in a day's work for three teams of SCU civil engineering students vying for top honors at the Associated Schools of Construction Student Construction Competitions.

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      The Art of Engineering

      Bioengineering's Mohit Nalavadi '16 found beauty lurking within DNA, nucleotides, and amino acids, so he created an algorithm using open source information found online and wrote a computer code, AminoAcidify, which allows him to make what he calls "genetic art."

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        Lighting the Way in Rural Benin

        Following months of preparation, electrical engineering seniors Jacob Leatherberry and Nicolas Metais traveled to a tiny village in Benin to install their solar microgrid and bring light to 113 residents. And that’s when the fun began!

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