SAGE is a student-run organization that works to enhance the experience of graduate students in the College of Engineering at Boston University. We focus on building a large community by hosting a variety of events throughout the year, including social, athletic, and service-oriented activities. This site is intended to serve as a source of information about our organization and executive board and as a general resource to current and incoming graduate students.

This website is currently under construction. Please contact us with feedback and suggestions.


2017 Wine Tasting

By Kenny Chou
August 29th, 2017 in Social.

Hello SAGEers, come join us for a evening of wine tasting at the Urban Grape on 9/30. We will be sampling a selection of white, red, and sparkling wines from Italy, with appetizers to accompany the wine. Come join us for an evening of education about the wonderful world of wines.(Attendees must be 21 or over).

Itinerary: The tasting begins at 6:45 PM on 9/30 at the Urban Grape and lasts for two hours. The ticket includes a four wine tasting, and a selection of appetizers.

Tickets are 20 dollars for SAGE Members, and 25 for guests – each SAGE member who signs up is allowed to bring at most one guest, first come first serve. Tickets may be purchased from the link here:

Beach Trip

By Kenny Chou
August 10th, 2017 in Announcements, Social.

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

Holiday Party

By Meghan Thommes
December 13th, 2016 in Announcements.

What better way to spend an evening of fun then with SAGE’s first ever holiday party! Use your engineering skills to construct the best gingerbread cookie house and take a break from studying with some holiday music, cookies, hot apple cider, and even hot chocolate with mini-marshmallows!! Come get in the holiday spirit with SAGE!

Holiday Party

Date: Tuesday, December 13th
Time: 5 PM − 7:30 PM
Location: ERB 203 (44 Cummington Mall, 2nd Floor)
Cost: Free for SAGE Members

SAGE Board Nominations

By Kenny Chou
September 7th, 2016 in Announcements.

Hello fellow graduate engineers!

Do you enjoy attending SAGE events? Are you interested in helping to plan the events that SAGE has to offer (e.g. Ski Trip, Dinner Cruise, Casino Trip, Six Flags)? Then consider becoming a member of the SAGE Board! We elected the executive board in the spring, but we are now seeking nominations for other board members, specifically the following positions:
• Webmaster/Public Relations Chair
• Department Representatives (BF, BME, ECE, ME, MSE, SE)
• LEAP Representative
• International Representative

If you are interested in becoming a part of the SAGE Board or know someone who would be an asset to our team, please fill out the nominations form here!

Elections will be held on Wednesday, September 21st at 12 PM in PHO 206. Nominations will be open until that time.

SAGE Board Elections

Date: Wednesday, September 21st
Time: 12 PM
Location: PHO 206
Nominations Form:

Casino Trip 2016

By Kenny Chou
August 17th, 2016 in Announcements.

Hello everyone,

SAGE is hosting a Casino Trip to Mohegan Sun on Saturday, August 27th. Say farewell to summer the right way with a night of casino excitement, top entertainment, and great dining!

Tickets are $10 for both SAGE members and their guests and can be purchased here. Included in the price of a ticket:
• Round-trip transportation between Boston University and Mohegan Sun
• Entry into the casino
• Food voucher ($15) redeemable at the casino’s many dining outlets
• Betting ($10)

We will be travelling by bus, leaving at 3 PM from Boston University (735 Commonwealth Ave) in order to reach Mohegan Sun at 5 PM. The Casino is packed with different gaming areas, clubs, constant live entertainment, and over 12 different dining options to enjoy. Our chartered bus will bring us back to BU, leaving Mohegan Sun at 12 AM (August 28th) and arriving on campus at 2 AM. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to relax, get off campus, and maybe even win big!

The details:
Date: Saturday, August 27th
Time: 3:00 PM – 2:00 AM
Location: Mohegan Sun (1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard, Uncasville, CT)
Cost: $10 for members and guests**
More Information:
Facebook Event:
**Only one guest per SAGE member is allowed
You will need to bring a valid photo ID (e.g. license, passport), as they will be checked at the door.

There are no refunds. If there is someone on the waiting list, we can facilitate an exchange – but this is not guaranteed. Please let us know if you have any questions by emailing

Website Update

By Meghan Thommes
August 9th, 2016 in Announcements.

We are in the process of updating the website. If you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions, please email us at Thanks!

Sign up for Relay for Life: 4/16

By Meghan Thommes
March 31st, 2016 in Announcements.

Date: Saturday, April 16th
Time: 6 PM – 6 AM (you do not need to attend the whole time!)
Location: Track & Tennis Center, 100 Ashford Street
Cost: free!
Team Captain: Christine Nykyforchyn (
Help Plan:
Join the Team or Make a Donation:

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.

If you would like to help plan this event or participate as a team member, please fill out the form here and join the team at this link.

If you are unable to attend the event, support Relay for Life by making a donation! Any little bit counts, and helps fund research and support Hope Lodge, a free place to stay for cancer patients if their treatments is in another city; Road to Recovery, which provides transportation to and from treatment for cancer patients; and much more!

SAGE T-Shirt Contest Winner

By Meghan Thommes
March 29th, 2016 in Announcements.

The 2015-2016 SAGE T-Shirt Contest Winner has been decided!!

Students from every program in the School of Engineering have voted on the four t-shirt contest submissions. All of the designs were great, and the voting was very close. That being said…

Congratulations to Jessica Kim for creating our winning design!!

If you are interested in checking out the winning design and putting your name on the pre-order list, please follow the link here:

The shirt will cost $10 and the only way to ensure you can buy a shirt is to fill out the form!


Tshirt design front JK


Tshirt design back JK

Registration for IM Sports

By Meghan Thommes
January 18th, 2016 in Announcements, Social.

Registration for IM sports is near! Let us know what sports you want to play this semester by completing this survey.

Graduate Leadership Workshop: 1/30 @ 9 AM

By Meghan Thommes
January 14th, 2016 in Announcements, Professional Development.

The Leadership Challenge with Speaker Dick Heller

Date: Saturday, January 30th
Time: 9 AM – 1 PM
Location: PHO 901, 8 St. Mary’s Street
Cost: $10

Attendance includes participation in the workshop activities, an informational packet to take home, and breakfast. RSVP is required. Attendance is limited to 50 participants, so sign up soon!

The Leadership Challenge Workshop will introduce participants to an accessible and application-oriented model of leadership. Backed by over thirty years of leadership research data from over one million leaders, The Leadership Challenge Workshop is an intense and unique discovery process. The workshop is based on the book, “The Leadership Challenge” by Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner, now in its fifth edition.

The workshop will involve discussions and activities to delve into the behaviors that support leadership practices and consider ways to apply them in current and future settings. The content has had a long and successful history in corporate, academic, public sector, and other organizational settings. It promises to be a fun and intriguing session to develop skills for leadership and career success.

Questions? Contact Kira Sullivan-Wiley (