ACM Meeting (9/9/2014)

Meeting start time: 5:00pm

Welcoming all old and new ACM Members!!

Introducing all officers

T-Shirts –

  • How much do they cost?
  • We need designs!
  • We will vote on Game night
  • Email us a design, or submit to the office (Submit before Sept 23rd)

Game night

  • Every other meeting will be a game night
  • Wii, Xbox
  • FOOD!
  • Prizes

Social Media

  • We post updates on Facebook/Twitter
  • We ask questions on Twitter
  • Twitter scavenger hunt (Xbox membership, or Google Bag)
  • WFU CompSci, on doorways around Manchester building

Scratch

  • Simple way to learn coding, simple to use
  • Intro to programming for kids at a local middle school

Programming Team

  • ACM hosts regional programming contests, winners go international competition (Russia)
  • Thursday nights 5:15pm – go over coding skills
  • work in groups of three – one laptop given
  • 8 problems 5 hours
  • Professor Torgersen
  • Regional competition is in either Duke or UNC – Chapel Hill – November 1st
  • Should have CSC112 experience or JAVA/C++

Build-A-Computer

  • Buy parts of a computer with a budget
  • One night, build a computer!
  • Fun experience, like a lego experience
  • That computer could be used for game night

Quiz Bowl

  • Trivia night – CompSci
  • Teachers submit test questions!!
  • Lots of Prizes!
  • We’ll keep you updated

Hack-A-thon

  • team registered CTF for WFU
  • Sept 19th – Sept 21st
  • Questions to sealsm9@wfu.edu

Speakers

  • Topics? search on ACM.org
  • We will have a poll on the ACM website
  • Won’t be during meeting times
  • Not only for ACM, open to everyone

Meeting ended: 5:21pm

 

Officer Meeting 9/9/2014

4:30 pm

Before First meeting:

Agenda, what will we talk about?

  • T-shirts – should we make/buy T-shirts? Stickers?
  • Twitter/Facebook
  • Carolina Con in Raleigh – Security event
  • Programming team
  • Teachers introduce themselves
  • Speaker – which speaker?
  • Game night – two weeks!!!!
  • Hack-a-thon
  • Build-a-Computer
  • Any suggestions?
  • Quiz Bowl – Next spring

4:45pm

Officer Meeting (8/28/2014)

Meeting begins 7:30pm

Activities Fair

  • Officers will split time: two for first half, two for second half
  • Print out ACM flyers
  • Laptop to show? iPad? Helicopter? More technological things, the better
  • Let CSC111 teachers know about ACM… Turkett, John, Thomas, Pauca
  • What do we tell people? Game Night, Quiz bowl, guest speaker, resources from nationals, Build A Computer

ACM Meeting: Tuesday 9/9/2014

End of Meeting: 7:50pm

Officer Notes (4/23/2014)

4/23/2014 – Officer meeting

Started 7:00 pm

Transitions:

  • Org sync
  • ACM Nationals – get new officers signed up
  • ACM Website – take time next week to finish End of Year report

Budget

  • Old budget: $500
  • Upcoming year budget: $1500
  • Need actual budget codes from Turkett
  • Use money we have to buy TV

o   Where TV should be put

Ideas for next year

  • Quiz bowl per semester
  • Guest speaker per semester
  • 2-3 game nights per semester
  • Having an advisory board

o   Juniors/seniors resume help?

  • Work with more companies
  • Student Activities Fair: get NAMES!
  • Department-wide event

o   Game night

o   Quiz bowl

  • New Majors Night: All professors have doors open, bring CompSci graduates in.
  • Meeting before a Game Night? Gets people there
  • Build-a-Computer event

End of meeting 7:38 pm

 

ACM Meeting Notes (2/4/14)

Programming Team

  • Wake competes every year in national competition
  • Anyone with basic programming experience can come (CSC 111/112)
  • 5:15 on Wednesday, but may change
  • Advised by Professor Torgersen

Internship Advisory Board

  • Group of people who are good resources to discuss job/internship opportunities

Mobile Boot Camp

  • 4-5pm Mondays, learn how to program iOS and Android, Manchester 022
  • Advised by Professor Turkett

Game Night

  • Xbox One with brand new FIFA and Madden, potentially live competitions with other schools
  • Large variety of consoles
  • Date TBA, hoping for end of February/early March

1834 Software

  • Starting classes to teach HTML, javascript and website development to hire new students

Tech Company Reps

  • Suggest talking with current technology reps on campus (Microsoft/Google/FourSquare/Presi etc)
  • Events on campus to promote brand awareness, marketing
  • Current Microsoft = Emily Hudspeth
  • Current Google= Steve Clark

CS Access  awesome faculty

  • CS lounge open to CS majors/minors
  • Free software to “Dreamspark” software (Windows software)
  • Great faculty

ACM Speaker

  • TBA, coming up this semester

Dean’s Project (Phil Handwerk)

  • Create your own ranking of schools website
  • Looking for CS students who would be willing to take initiative and work with the project
  • Big project but big potential
  • contact Emily Hudspeth (hudsel0@wfu.edu)