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ECS Holiday Gift Guide
2015 Holiday Gift Guide - L

We've searched high and low for the best gifts for Baylor engineers and computer scientists. Whether you’re shopping for a loved one or organizing your own wish list, we’ve compiled the ultimate gift guide for the 2015 Holiday Season. From tech gadgets to Dapper Bear accessories, you won’t want to miss this must-have Christmas list.


Ringly connects to your phone and sends you customized notifications through vibration and light. Crafted with hand-cut precious and semi-precious gemstones and featuring an 18K matte gold or rhodium-toned plating, this is a must-have fashion accessory for busy women that need to stay connected in style. The Emerald and Gold Ringly is perfect for staying connected as you cheer on your Bears at McLane Stadium!

Double VDouble V Bowties

Hand-crafted in Waco, these affordable and high-quality bowties are designed by ECS alum, Travvis Scott. In his final two years at Baylor, Travvis served the engineering community as a Community Leader. His passion - men’s fashion; his goal - to groom his residents into the classiest men on campus. Before graduating, Travvis made his first two bowties from old dress shirts. Travvis' passion grew into a hobby, and the hobby grew into Double V Bowties. Each Double V bowtie is hand-crafted and tailored for distinction.

GoPro HeroGoPro HERO

HERO makes it easy to capture and share your world. Featuring high-quality 1080p30 and 720p60 video, HERO captures the same immersive footage that’s made GoPro one of the best-selling cameras in the world. User-friendly modes include QuikCapture, which lets you power on the camera and start recording with the press of a single button, and Burst Photo, which captures fast-action sequences at up to five frames per second. Wearable, gear-mountable, and integrated into a rugged housing that’s waterproof to 131’ (40m), HERO helps you capture photos and videos that make you look like just that, a HERO.

Dapper BearDapper Bear Clothiers

Dapper Bear Clothiers was established in 2013 as a project for an entrepreneurship course at Baylor University. Since its birth, the company has experienced tremendous growth resulting in the expansion of products and partnerships thanks to the collaboration of its alumni, faculty, students and fans alike. From cashmere scarves to dress socks and blankets, Dapper Bear Clothier has gifts for the pickiest of Bears.

SmallWorks BrickCaseSmallWorks BrickCase

Sometimes the best tech gifts don't require any tech at all. The SmallWorks BrickCase is a case for your iPhone, iPad, and iPod made from durable, co-molded, hard plastic that resists scratches and protects your devices from accidental drops. The cover also provides a fully-functional LEGO brick pad that can transform your device into the Star Wars starship during your layover in DFW.

Apple WatchApple Watch

The Apple Watch is Apple's newest product innovation. The Apple Watch allows you to receive and respond to notifications in an instant, track your daily activity, control your music using only your voice, and pay for groceries just like that. With Apple Watch, important information and essential features are right at your fingertips - er - wrist.

Baylor OrnamentCollectible Baylor Ornament

No Baylor Bear Christmas tree is complete without a collectible Baylor ornament. These collectible ornaments are the perfect gift for family, friends, or coworkers. The ornament comes in a silk box perfect for gift giving. Let this ornament serve as a yearly reminder of the blessings and memories gained through the Baylor experience.

Armstrong Rolling DuffelArmstrong Rolling Duffel

Travel in style with the Armstrong Rolling Duffel from the King Ranch Saddle Shop. Featuring a U-shaped opening for easy access to the main compartment, this duffel has ample space for a weekend trip. A leather strap allows you to carry the bag, but if you need a break, dual wheels and a retractable handle offer a helping hand. This is the perfect gift for the busy executive in your life.

Big DataBig Data

It seems like “big data" is in the news every day, as we read the latest examples of how powerful algorithms are teasing out the hidden connections between seemingly unrelated things. Whether it is used by the NSA to fight terrorism or by online retailers to predict customers’ buying patterns, big data is a revolution occurring around us, in the process of forever changing economics, science, culture, and the very way we think. But it also poses new threats, from the end of privacy as we know it to the prospect of being penalized for things we haven’t even done yet, based on big data’s ability to predict our future behavior. Big Data is the first major book about this earthshaking subject, with two leading experts explaining what big data is, how it will change our lives, and what we can do to protect ourselves from its hazards.

Mont BlancStarWalker Extreme Steel ScreenWriter

The StarWalker Extreme collection by Montblanc allows the drawing, writing and sketching of ideas and inspirations on touch-screens with pen-like precision, covering all major devices. The ScreenWriter function can be exchanged with Fineliner & Rollerball refills. The bold and strong silhouette and the floating Montblanc emblem reinforce its statement of modernity. Cap and barrel made of stainless steel with PVD-plated inlays and platinum-plated clip and fittings.

Every single gift to Baylor ECS, whether $20 or $2,000 or more, impacts ECS students and provides for the future success of our engineering and computer science programs. When alumni endorse the Baylor experience by giving back financially, it shows the world that our alumni believe in Baylor ECS and are willing to sacrifice so the next generation of Bears can benefit from academic excellence in a Christian environment. More than 90% of our student body receives financial assistance for their education. They are dedicated, driven, and ready to change the world, but they need alumni support to reach their dreams. Your gift can help us provide for the next generation of ECS alumni. Make your online gift today!