School of Engineering and Computer Science

Fueling the demand
for tomorrow’s tech innovators.

Employers are looking for more than technical mastery. At the School of Engineering and Computer Science, our purpose is to educate, support and train students to become experts in technical, analytical and creative thinking—preparing them to lead in a rapidly evolving field.

How you can help.

At the cutting-edge of innovation since 1957

The School of Engineering and Computer Science, located just 80 miles from Silicon Valley, is the ideal place for innovative young minds to prepare for these in-demand fields. Ranked in the top 20% of all non-doctoral Engineering and Computer Science programs in the country, SoECS is proud to offer personal attention from distinguished faculty members, hands-on training with sophisticated equipment and experiential learning opportunities with over 200 industry partners.

75% of SoECS students benefit from scholarships. With your help, we can do even more.

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Louis Ponick

Assistant Dean for Development

School of Engineering and Computer Science


Louis works with individuals who have a philanthropic interest in ensuring that the School of Engineering and Computer Science provides students with the best experience and preparation possible for their careers. He has nearly 20 years of nonprofit management and fundraising experience in both local grass roots, and international organizations. Louis is a devoted husband and father of two and his interests include sustainability practices and conservation. His favorite things about working at Pacific are interacting with the talented students coming through the SOECS and other disciplines, and hearing the fond memories that alumni have of their time at Pacific.