Hear from our Alumni.

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Giampolo Rivera

Columbia University

SHPE provided a platform to develop and enhance soft skills via the various tasks required to run and operate a chapter. Encouraged group work that is essential in the real world; no matter the industry. Accountability is key to career development and personal growth, and SHPE provided that platform where it forces individuals to respect other peoples time.

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Christian Garcia

New York City Transit

If it wasn’t for SHPE, I wouldn’t have had a career in engineering, lived in New Orleans or have the professional experiences I gained over the years. While I wish I had been more involved during my senior year of college, I am ecstatic to be providing and contributing back to SBU SHPE as an alumni member.

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Jeffrey Villalon

Turner Construction Company

[SHPE] has given me this sense of leadership. You can’t be a leader without first attempting to be one. SHPE till this day introduces me to interesting people and ensures I do not lose touch with the hispanic community and those willing to learn. Every now and then I feel spiritually drained and then I go to a SHPE event and get re-inspired!