The Engineering Alumni Society (EAS) is a subdivision, of the USF Alumni Association, whose mission is to is to connect alumni, support students and strengthen the university. Joining the USF Alumni Association, automatically makes you a member of the Engineering Alumni Society. As a member you will you receive top of USF news, get invited to alumni events, are able to use the career resources and much more.
We are always looking for new members to get involved and hope to meet you at one of our many annual events.
EAS participates, sponsors and plans many events throughout the academic year. Some of our current and past events include:
Scholarships and Grants Program (+)
The EAS Conference Grant Program is processed quarterly and awards are made to qualified candidates based upon available funding. EAS believes that a positive conference experience can shape a student and help in their learning experiences. To apply for a grant please complete and submit the form. Remember, awards will be based on a first come, first served basis, so apply early!
Corporate Ambassador Program(CAP) (+)
- The USF Engineering Alumni Society (EAS) founded the Corporate Ambassador Program in 1998 to foster a closer relationship between College of Engineering students and the thousands of alumni working in local engineering fields. The Ambassadors serve as liaisons and the main points of contact between the engineering community at large and the College.
Through its rich academic and research programs, the USF College of Engineering offers the corporate community in the Tampa Bay Area a valuable resource for workforce development where everyone – alumni, students and faculty – benefits. Click here to learn more.
The Corporate Ambassador of the Year is selected based on participation. The Ambassador of the Year receives a traveling trophy with their name and a certificate and presentation to be done at their work place congratulating them on their efforts throughout the year.
2012 Corporate Ambassador of the Year
Gita T. Iranipour, '02 MSCH, '04 PhD
Hillsborough County Public Utilities Department
- Bullarney is EAS's most important fundraiser. Since 1994, sponsors and guests have helped EAS raise money for student scholarships, educational programs, travel grants and more. Visit our Bullarney page for detailed information! We hope you'll join us this year!
Engineers Week Banquet (+)
- Engineers Week celebrates the positive contributions engineers make to society and is a catalyst for outreach across the country to kids and adults alike. Engineers Week is part of many corporate and government cultures and is celebrated on every U.S. engineering college campus. Engineers Week 2011 celebrated its 60th anniversary (1951-2011). EAS attends the event as a sponsor as well as tables at the event to promote engineering activities are USF.
USF Engineering EXPO (+)
- The EAS sponsors and participates in EXPO annually. EXPO began in 1974 annually attracts thousands of students and their teachers from around Florida to participate in hands-on experiments and exhibits that show how engineering is a part of their everyday lives.
Induction into the Profession Ceremony (+)
The Induction into the Profession Ceremony is held twice a year. The EAS Board Chair speaks on behalf of the Alumni Association and the Engineering Alumni Society to welcome the newest graduates into the alumni family. If the new grads sign up that day, we pay their first year's membership in the Alumni Association. It's a great way for new grads to get involved and a great way for EAS to keep in touch with them.
Heart of Gold Scholarship Luncheon (+)
The Heart of Gold Scholarship Luncheon provides engineering students the opportunity to meet the donors that have supported them. This is one of the EAS Boards' favorite activities of the year. We look forward to representing all Engineering Alumni and getting to meet students our scholarships directly support.
USF Homecoming Parade (+)
Join the fun each year as the EAS participates in the annual alumni parade on the Tampa campus.
We are always looking for engineering alumni to get involved with EAS. The commitment can be as minimal as involved that you would like. We hold a handful of meetings a year and kick it up when we are planning Bullarney, our largest fundraiser of the year. If one of the above events sounds like something you would like to get involved with please contact:
Robert Andrew, '89, '92