Gabriel Davila-Campos ’25
Gabriel Davila-Campos is an Applied Data Analytics major in the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University, complemented by minors in Innovation, Design and Startups, and Computer Engineering. A first-generation university student of Nicaraguan Indigenous heritage, Gabriel was born and raised in Miami. He holds a distinguished academic record, including the Scholarship in Action Merit Scholarship from the iSchool and the Posse Foundation Full-Tuition Leadership Scholarship. In addition to serving as an Admissions Ambassador, Gabriel is a Student Technology Consultant at the ITS Service Center. He enriches his academic journey by actively participating in consulting externships and spearheading DEI initiatives on campus. In the realm of consulting, he honed his skills in organizational problem-solving through an externship with Paragon One Consulting, where he partnered with a nonprofit which was The Educational Trust Fund and delivered data-driven recommendations guided by PwC mentors to help close educational gaps for underrepresented communities. His academic interests have evolved from technological entrepreneurship to aspiring to be a data scientist, with a particular emphasis on space exploration and observing our planet. He established Pro-Tech, a startup focused on providing digital security solutions. His journey, marked by perseverance and success, has been celebrated by Syracuse University through a feature story, https://launchpad.syr.edu/gabriel-davila-campos-25-on-fusing-technology-entrepreneurship-and-academic-excellence/, highlighting his unique blend of technology, entrepreneurship, and academic excellence. With an evolving tale of determination, Davila-Campos is excited about potential collaborations in research with faculty members, including Professor Sam Tuttle, and his role as an Undergraduate Research Assistant under Professor Carsten Oesterlund. As an iSchool ambassador, he is eager to share his journey, inspire others, and continue exploring the realms of data science, particularly in the context of space and earth studies. Gabriel aims to offer authentic insights into Syracuse University’s life and opportunities, committed to helping prospective students envision their own paths of academic and personal growth at this institution.