Weekly Meeting #4 (3/28/12)

  • School Club Stuff
    • Jeff met with people on committee
      • Good reception
      • Official Application
        • Reviewed by members present.
      • Next steps
        • Form to be submitted shortly, then wait on reply.
  • Web programming help request
    • Ask for more information, Jeff will email tonight.
  • Website
    • For now, just get as much content in place as we can
      • Change format, etc. as we go – no need to decide on a specific
  • Ashley
    • Make look professional, clean up
    • Add pictures from game night, etc.
      • Steven Wicker
  • Space on ACM’s site
    • We don’t need to put anything there, but we should get them to put a link to ours up.
      • Wait until our website is presentable.
  • Goal for summer
    • Get a fully-functional website up, in place, and professional.
      • In the next three weeks, ideally.
  • Test-run an event/attend at event for multimedia content?
  • Space
    • We are now the sole undergrad organization in the CS dept
    • Request space from CS dept.
    • Potential candidates
      • MANC 244
      • Half of upstairs lounge is CS?
  • Recruitment
    • Request literature from ACM
    • Advertise to all CS and MTH students
      • Next semester, potentially on all of campus
    • Free food
  • Game night
    • Let’s get one more in before end of term
    • Give a speech to people there about ACM

Weekly Meeting #3 (3/21/12)

  • Website
    • Page is up!
  • Styling/Theme
    • Can work from a free theme, or just start with the default
      • Tweak to our specifications
  • Pages
    • See collaberation doc.
    • Blog section?
    • Events, upcoming meetings, etc.
    • Minutes?
      • Needs to be a more secure setup.
      • Members-only page?
        • Login?
  • New accounts to make
    • WordPress
      • Emily
      • Ashley
      • Server
        • Ashley
  • Static or dynamic?
    • Start static
      • Once main site in place, start adding more.
  • Becoming a WFU group
    • Constitution, etc.
    • Jeff will take the lead on this.

Chartered by ACM!

Today I received an email that we have “been chartered by ACM’s Chief Operating Officer”. This is the first step in bringing a productive group to Wake Forest University’s campus. Being nationally recognized brings a plethora of benefits that we look to explore in the future.

Weekly Meeting #2 (3/7/12)

  • All – email info to Dr. Canas, even if not an officer, even if not officially an ACM member
  • ACM WFU Chapter Website
    • Most likely: WordPress-based
    • Start on the CS department server
      • Hardware available
        • Limited capabilities
    • Events/calendar page
    • Link from WFU site?
    • Web services
      • Potential conduit for people to find those of us who do web work
  • Student server
    • People: Gavin, Emily
    • Webspace for members
    • Eventually will hold ACM website
    • Separate server as testing ground, backup space
    • Webmasters
      • Volunteers: Gavin, Jeff
      • Potentially more of a collaberative/delegation role
  • Budget
    • Hardware
      • Get going this semester, CS dept has money.
  • Local schools – web services workshops
    • HTML5, etc.
    • Three levels: MS, HS, college
      • In college: especially in business areas
      • Local schools like Salem
        • Especially for business-type things
    • Potentially, we go there, rather than them coming here.
    • Facilitated through our wfu-acm site.
    • Ideas:
      • Social media
  • Next time:
    • Web page
      • Ideally: acm.cs.wfu.edu
      • Plan out structure/content
    • Server
      • Get information/set up