Student Activities

Enrich your experience as a 3+2 Dual-Degree Engineering Major at Saint Mary’s College with a wide variety of student activities, both on-campus and off. From research positions that offer real-world experience to cross-discipline clubs that explore personal projects, these custom events allow you to connect with fellow majors and discover the potential your education holds outside the classroom.

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Science Living Learning Community

Any first-year student intending to major in a STEM discipline - The Science Living Learning Community (Sci-LLC) is for you! Members of the Sci-LLC live with other science majors and will be placed in one of four First-Year Advising Cohorts, with a curriculum specifically designed to help science majors succeed. In addition, each member will be advised by an upper-class mentor who will provide peer-to-peer direction and guidance.

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Summer Research

Summer Research is a competitive 10-week program where students apply and participate in one-on-one research with a faculty member. Awardees receive a stipend, housing on campus, and a budget for supplies and expenses. The Summer Research Program includes various activities during the summer, including research meetings and social events, culminating with submitting a formal written research report and oral presentation. Some students may even be selected to present their work at various national and local conferences, including the annual meetings of Sigma Xi and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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Events and Guest Speakers

The Pathways to Science Speaker Series brings successful and diverse professional scientists to Saint Mary’s campus to share their industry experience and explain how the field is continually changing to meet the challenges of tomorrow. 

Past Speakers:

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Engineering Club

The student led engineering club meets weekly to discuss interest in courses, projects, and speakers. Projects are driven by student interests and experience. All students are welcome, regardless of major or previous engineering experience.

Past event speakers include: