Core Values of an EPICS Program

The core values of EPICS Programs are those elements required of all EPICS programs. Following a model of service-learning:

  1. EPICS students earn academic credit for participation in team-based design projects that solve engineering, computing, and technology-based needs in the local community;
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  3. EPICS teams provide service to the local community by partnering with not-for-profit community organizations, educational institutions, and governmental agencies; and
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  5. EPICS programs support these reciprocal local partnerships over multiple years without obligation for remuneration to EPICS.