Category: Announcements

2018 Fall Hiking Trip Ticket Link

August 9th, 2018

Tickets for the joing SAGE/GWISE Hiking Trip will be available here on Monday, August 13th at 10AM.

We will assemble at 7:45am in front of Marsh Plaza (735 Commonwealth Avenue), the bus will leave promptly at 8:00am. We will return in the late afternoon around 5pm.
Attendees must follow all park rules.

Please email sage@bu.edu with any questions

GWISE+SAGE Fall Hiking Trip
Date and Time: Saturday, September 8th from 8:00am to 5pm
Location: Mount Monadnock, Jaffrey, NH
Buses: Leave at 8:00 AM from Marsh Plaza
Cost: $6 + $2 SAGE members, $8 + $2 for guests — (2$ cash on the bus for park entrance fee)
Tickets: Eventbrite
**Only one guest per SAGE member is allowed

Landsdowne Social 2018

August 3rd, 2018

The fall semester is approaching, which means that SAGE is welcoming new graduate engineers to BU! To welcome new students into the SAGE community and to welcome back returning students, we are hosting our annual SAGE Landsdowne/Bill’s Bar Welcome (Back) Social on Thursday, September 20th. The event will take place at Bill’s Bar and Lounge from 7PM until 10PM, with appetizers and free drinks for SAGE members. Following the event will be live band karaoke next door at the Lansdowne Pub, so stick around and get to know your fellow engineers even better.

Itinerary: We have Bill’s Bar reserved for SAGE for the event. Food will be available from 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM. SAGE members will be able to get two drink tickets upon arrival, and can request more for as long as they are available after 8:30 PM. You will need to bring a valid photo ID (e.g. license, passport), as they will be checked at the door. New students should stop by the Graduate Programs Office to get their SAGE sticker before the event, as we will be checking for it when handing out the drink tickets. Guests are welcome, but will need to purchase their own drinks.

Landsdowne/Bill’s Bar Social
Date: 9/20
Time: 7PM to 10 PM
Location: Bill’s Bar (5 Landsdowne Street, Boston MA)
Cost: Free for SAGE members.
Guests: Members may bring guests, but guests are responsible for covering their own drink costs.
***Must have valid photo ID & SAGE sticker to attend!

Join SAGE at BU’s Relay for Life

March 26th, 2018

Cancer is a disease that affects everyone – rich or poor, old or young. Relay for Life is an organization who’s mission is to raise awareness and money to help fight cancer. Relay for Life is held at high schools, colleges, and community arenas nationwide, raising millions of dollars each year.

Boston University is holding its Relay for Life event on April 21nd – 22rd, 2017. For the third time, SAGE is fielding a team, and is hoping to raise as much money as we can for this worthy cause. This year GSO is joining forces with SAGE to make an even stronger graduate student presence.

If you can, please contribute to this cause by either donating your time by joining the team and/or donating to the team. Additionally, if you would like to take part in helping planning this event, or as a team captain please contact Christine Nykyforchyn (csnyky@bu.edu).

Team Link: http://main.acsevents.org/goto/SAGEGSO

Paint Nite Spring 2018

January 25th, 2018

It’s creativity on tap with SAGE’s Paint Nite 2018! Join us as we take over The Paint Bar on Newbury St to wine, dine and unleash our creative spirit. Participants are taught by one of the instructors in a relaxed step-by-step painting session. Hors d’oeuvres are included, and beverages will be available for purchase. All equipment is provided and no experience is necessary. Doors open at 6:30pm on Thursday, February 15. It’s everything a great nite out should be- friends, food, drinks and a one-of-a-kind painting that you get to take home!

Event Name: SAGE Paint Nite 2018!
Event Date: Thursday, February 15, 2018
Event Time: 6:30 – 9:00 pm
Location: The Paint Bar,
248 Newbury St,
Boston, MA 02116
Price: $7 for members, $9 for guests (Spots are limited!)

Eventbrite link is here! https://sagepaintnight2018.eventbrite.com

update: event is sold out. Please email sage@bu.edu to be added to waitlist.

2018 Ski Trip Info & Ticket Sale

November 13th, 2017

SAGE is preparing for another Ski Trip in January!

Location
As always, this annual tradition is the best way to kick off the 2018 Spring semester! This year, we are heading to Sugarloaf Resort in Maine, which features lots of slopes for all skill levels. Surrounded by Maine’s Western Mountains in the heart of the Carrabassett Valley, Sugarloaf offers the only lift-serviced above treeline skiing in the East. Offering 1,230 skier and rider accessible acres and a continuous 2,820ft vertical, Sugarloaf is Maine’s second highest peak. The annual snowfall totals 200 inches and 14 lifts provide access to 161 trails and glades and 3 progressive terrain parks. We will lodge at Sugarloaf Village Condos, which is in the heart of Sugarloaf’s main base area and features full kitchen amenities.

Cost
This year, the trip costs $160 for SAGE members and $200 for SAGE guests. Every SAGE member who signs up for the trip is allowed to bring 1 guest (non-SAGE member) with them. Please keep in mind that we only have a limited number of tickets for guests given that we are limited to only two buses.

Tickets
Tickets will go sale on Eventbrite starting at 10 am on November 15th

The ticket includes 2-day lift pass, 2 nights of lodging, and charter bus from/to BU. Optional equipment rentals are available. Lessons will be on sale at a later date.

Where/when:
Meet at Marsh Chapel at 2PM on Friday 1/26 to load buses. Depart at 2:30PM for Sugarloaf. We will return to BU Sunday (1/28) evening.

Want more information?
Check out http://www.bu.edu/sage and http://www.sugarloaf.com or email us at sageskitrip@gmail.com

Refunds are not possible, however, we are happy to facilitate exchanges.
Join our Facebook group to get early notifications about events and ticket sales!

2018 Ski Trip – Save the Date

November 6th, 2017

It is almost winter and SAGE is preparing for another ski trip in January! As always, skiing is the best way to kick off the 2018 Spring semester! We have had a very successful turnout (~100 skiers/boarders) in past years, with both first timers and veterans attending.

This year, we are heading Sugarloaf Resort in Maine, which features lots of slopes for all skill levels. Surrounded by Maine’s Western Mountains in the heart of the Carrabassett Valley, Sugarloaf offers the only lift-serviced above treeline skiing in the East. Offering 1,230 skier and rider accessible acres and a continuous 2,820ft vertical, Sugarloaf is Maine’s second highest peak. The annual snowfall totals 200 inches and 14 lifts provide access to 161 trails and glades and 3 progressive terrain parks.

When: January 26-28
Busses will leave from BU early in the afternoon on friday, we will go skiing all day Saturday and Sunday and we will return Sunday evening.

Where: Sugarloaf in Maine. We will be staying at the Sugarloaf Mountain Village Condos.

Prices: $160 for members, $200 for guests (Rentals and lessons sold separately!)

Ticket Sales: Ticket sales will go up in the next few weeks! Tickets are limited (trip capacity ~100).

Join our Facebook group to get early event and ticket sales notifications!

Pub Night + Halloween Costume Contest Thursday (10/26)!

October 24th, 2017

Join us this THURSDAY, October 26th at Sunset Cantina for a Spooky Scary SAGE Pub Night! This week, we will be hosting a Halloween Costume Contest! We hope you join us with you best costume to win some great prizes! We’ve had a spectacular showing for the past few years. 

Costume Contest Details: At 7:15 PM, make your way over to the stage at the back of Sunset to compete in one of three categories (individual male, individual female, group (4 or fewer)). The most popular participants (by audience applause) will receive a prize!

More Information:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/340200189776047/
Pub Night Info Page: http://www.bu.edu/sage/events/pub-nights/

 

2017 Fall Assembly and Elections

September 20th, 2017

Come to the SAGE Fall General Assembly on October 5th, from 12:30 – 1:30 pm in ERB (44 Cummington Mall) Room 203. ———– Pizza will be served!!

We will introduce the mission of SAGE, the current board, highlight some upcoming events, and elect new officers. SAGE is looking for fun and motivated individuals to join our board this upcoming year. As a member of the SAGE board, you can:

  • help organize events you are interested in – typically 2 per year, which you attend for free or at a reduced cost!
  • gain leadership experience – great resume booster!!
  • meet and network with other talented and motivated individuals who are active in the BU community create a fun environment for your peers!
  • Board members are expected to attend monthly meetings to discuss ongoing and upcoming events. We are looking for representative from all  departments, including Master, PhD and LEAP students

If you interested, please fill out this form!

Please, feel free to email sage@bu.edu with any questions you may have

Fall 2017 Landsdowne Social

August 29th, 2017

The fall semester is finally here, so we wanted to remind you that we are hosting the SAGE Landsdowne/Bill’s Bar Welcome (Back) Social next Thursday, September 7th. The event will take place at Bill’s Bar and Lounge from 7PM until 10PM, with appetizers and free drinks for SAGE members. Following the event, there is live DJ that comes into the Bar, as well as live band karaoke next door at the Lansdowne Pub, so stick around and get to know your fellow engineers even better.

Itinerary: We have Bill’s Bar reserved for SAGE for the event. Food will be available from 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM. SAGE members will be able to get two drink tickets upon arrival, and can request more for as long as they are available after 8:30 PM. You will need to bring a valid photo ID (e.g. liscence, passport), as they will be checked at the door. New students should stop by the Graduate Programs Office to get their SAGE sticker before the event, as we will be checking for it when handing out the drink tickets. Guests are welcome, but will need to purchase their own drinks

Beach Trip

August 10th, 2017

Would you like to go on one last trip right before the semester starts? One bus will be headed to Craigsville Beach in Cape Cod on Sunday August 27.

Where: Craigville Beach is a large beach on the southern shore of Cape Cod with relatively warm water and a couple of small places to eat and get a drink nearby.

Itinerary: The Bus will leave from Marsh Plaza at 9:00 AM and should return to Boston around 7:00 PM.


Beach Trip

Date: 8/27
Time: 9AM to 7 PM
Location: Bill’s Bar Craigville Beach 997 Craigville Beach Rd Centerville, MA 02632
Cost: SAGE members $10, Guests $15
Guests: Members may bring 1 guest