Previous Events
End of the Year Celebration

Join ACM and ACM-W and take a break from studying for finals.

05/03/2017 6:00 pm CSB 130
Video Games and Officer Elections

We will be playing Smash Brothers, eating pizza, and electing new officers for next year.


2017 - 2018 school year positions:


President: Kegan Strawn

Lead ACM-CSU. Organize company/future events, company relations, and overall administrative tasks.

Vice President: Habeeb Mohammed

Support the President, lead ACM-CSU's side project initiative.

Treasurer: Colton Larson

Handle the financial responsibilities, order the food, and take membership dues.

Secretary: Michael Whitehill

General support role, additionally should lead a side project from start to finish.

Web Developer: Maxwell You

Update the site for events, improve the site, and add any functionality needed.

Marketing and Design Manager: Kelsey Skunberg

Run ACM-CSU's social media, create branding and marketing materials.

Event Coordinator: Joseph Salzano

Help presenters on campus, monitor and manage the meeting room, take meeting notes, head count for meetings, and any other task to help ACM events run smoothly.


04/26/2017 6:00 pm CSB 130
Mike Falcone (HPE)

Mike Falcone will be discussing his past 3 years with HPE and will be giving advice on how to grow as a software engineer. This will include a discussion on web app architecture, his previous experience, and how to prepare for your first job in the industry.

4/19/2017 6:00 pm CSB 130
Win a Raspberry Pi (ACM)

We will be leading a coding competition, split by skill/experience level into tiers.

Bring your laptop.

Alternatively, come to relax and grab a slice of pizza as you watch the competition.

04/12/2017 6:00 pm CSB 130
Benjamin Say (Kaufman Hall Peak Software)

How we manage large health care data sets using a scripting language.

4/05/2017 6:00 pm CSB 130
Connor Shea (GitLab)

Transparently Deleting (and Recovering) Your Production Database with GitLab

"On January 31, 2017 an engineer accidentally deleted the production database for GitLab.com. Our company culture deeply values transparency, so obviously we shared a live Google Doc and then started a Live Stream as we were recovering the data."

Connor will be talking about the database disaster and the transparent recovery as well as answering any questions about getting an internship as a freshman, working full time now, twitter relations, and/or any questions about GitLab.

03/29/2017 6:00 pm CSB 130
Google is coming

Please RSVP: goo.gl/Reszck

Innovative Ideas In Bringing the Next Billion Users Online:

The first part of this talk will explore some creative ways people in the developing world have overcome technical challenges to join the information economy. The second part will cover Google opportunities, interview formats, tips, example questions and how to prepare. Food will be served!

03/23/2017 5:00 - 6:00 pm CSB 130

Mock Interviews:

Sharpen your skills by brainstorming algorithms and coding on a whiteboard. Get feedback from Google interviewers.

Please sign up here

03/24/2017 9:00am - 12:00pm CSB 210 & Library Room 201B

Demystifying the Google Interview:

Learn good interviewing habits by watching two Software Engineers act out a Google onsite interview start-to-finish.

03/24/2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm CSB 130

Google Office Hours for Tech Students:

Drop by anytime for a casual discussion with two Googlers about resumes, interviews, Google or the tech industry.

03/24/2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm CSB First Floor Lobby

Google Careers (students)

Jeff Hill (Bounce Software)

Check out their website.

03/08/2017 6:00 pm CSB 130
Coding Challenges

Bring your laptop and practice solving some problems with us! Split into groups or work alone. Grab pizza, have some fun, and hopefully learn something too!

02/22/2017 6:00 pm CSB 130
Project Workshop

Bring your laptop and let's get your environment set up/give you an intro guide for a given project so you can start working on it with the other team members.

It is one thing to join a project, to create one, or to talk about it but never actually work on it. Let's change that and get something for you to put on your resume.

If you have a project you have started and/or want to start let's get you working and coding tonight!

Pizza will be served! Thank you to those who have paid dues for supporting the prevention of starving members.

Slack
Github

02/15/2017 6:00 pm CSB 130
Projects and Chill

Interested in joining one of our currently in progress projects? Come talk to the people who started/work on them. They can help get you set up and involved.

Think the current projects are awful? Start your own! Get it set up with ACM quick and easy in person and see if anyone else here wants to join you (and even start working on it).

As always pizza will be served. Feel free to bring homework and chill.

(The two projects: SoftwareHerd and the GameDev group, may be presenting at the beginning of the meeting).

Side projects are great for your resume and a group project is even better! Check out the "Projects" page for more info.

For quick access:
Slack
Github

02/01/2017 6:00 pm CSB 130
Welcome back! (ACM + ACM-W)

We will be hosting a joint meeting with ACM-W to start off the new semester. We will be going over this semesters plan, voting on possible meeting times, look at two of our group projects, and answer any inquiries or take any suggestions. It wouldn't be an ACM meeting without out, so come and grab some pizza as well!

01/25/2017 6:00 pm CSB 130
Group Projects

We are planning to run group projects throughout next semester. A way to meet other people, get involved, and create!

Side projects look great on a resume, and even better if it's working with other people on a larger project. More information will be coming over break. For now, go relax and enjoy your break!

If you have an idea you want to begin working on or want to join one of the groups who are already starting, click here

Next Semester
Susmit Shannigrahi (CSU)

Susmit Shannigrahi is a graduate student working in the Network Security Research labs, and will be giving an introduction to packetized networks and talk about some of the work being done in the NetSec labs.

12/07/2016 6:00 pm CSB 130
Asa Ben-Hur (CSU Prof)

Computational Biology

11/30/2016 6:00 pm CSB 130
CS Graduate Students and others

Come and attend a panel with representatives from the industry as well as current CS graduate students. They will be here to answer questions and share their first hand experience. Join current CS graduate students as they take you to the different CS research labs and see first hand the cutting edge research they are involved in.

11/16/2016 5:00pm - 7:00pm CSB 130
Google is coming

Opportunities In Tech:

Curious about what it's like to work at Google? We'll cover our technical internship and full-time opportunities, the application process, describe the culture, share our personal experiences at Google, and of course answer your burning questions.

11/15/2016 3:30pm - 4:30 pm CSB 130

Demystifying the Google Tech Interview:

Find out what you can expect in a technical interview (at Google or any big tech company) and get advice from folks who have been there. We'll be sharing tips and tricks on how to prepare, how to approach questions, and even what to do when you're stumped.

11/15/2016 4:45pm - 5:45pm Clark A206

Google Tech Talk:

Join us to dig into what it means to organize the world’s information to make it universally accessible and useful - and the enormous engineering challenges that brings. Whether it's searches per day or miles driven using Google Navigation, learn about how we operate at a scale the world has never seen.

11/15/2016 6:00 pm CSB 130

Google Office Hours for Tech Students:

Drop by anytime for a casual discussion with two Googlers about resumes, interviews, Google or the tech industry.

11/16/2016 10:00am - 11:00am CSB First Floor Lobby

Tech Resume Workshop:

Learn about what tech companies are looking for in a resume submitted for a technical role. Find out what it takes to make your resume stand out and get noticed!

11/16/2016 11:00am - 12:00pm CSB 130

Demystifying the Google Tech Interview:

(For those who missed this same talk on Tuesday)

Find out what you can expect in a technical interview (at Google or any big tech company) and get advice from folks who have been there. We'll be sharing tips and tricks on how to prepare, how to approach questions, and even what to do when you're stumped.

11/16/2016 2:30pm - 3:30pm CSB 130

Google Office Hours for Tech Students:

Get one-on-one time with Google engineers. Come by to ask questions on anything from the software engineering industry to life after college, learn about opportunities at Google, or get your resume critiqued.

11/16/2016 3:45pm - 5:00pm CSB First Floor Lobby
Fritz Sieker (CSU Prof)

Fritz will be presenting about building reusable tools in the context of debugging programs.

Pizza will most likely be served.
(Please bring your $15 for dues if you have not already paid)

11/02/2016 6:00 pm CSB 130
Developer Team Q&A (Bounce Software)

Join Software Developers from Bounce Software for pizza and a brief introduction of what and how we solve problems for our clients, followed by an "Ask Us Anything" (AUA) format from several of our developers (Entry-Level, Senior-Level, and Current CSU part-time students).

Topics could include: Software Development as a Career, Highly-Redundant Systems and Support, Software Development Life Cycle, Proactive vs Reactive Development, Client Support, User Experience and Design Impacts, Peer and Code Review, Interviewing for your first tech job, or Raspberry Pi gadgets and programming.

10/19/2016 6:00 pm CSB 130
Jack Applin (CSU Prof)

Jack will discuss the history of character representation in computing, from Baudot to EBCDIC and ASCII to HP-Roman8 to Unicode, clarify the difference between Unicode & UTF-8, and show how Unicode, while great, still has its problems.

10/12/2016 6:00 pm CSB 130
Brandon Dewey and Dustin Foudray (Seagate)

Tonight Brandon and Dustin will be talking about Seagate as a whole, day-to-day operations, tools, the inner workings of a hard drive, and what a cloud system looks like and what it is like to work for Seagate.

They requested that you bring your questions and resumes if interested. There will be a quick and fun activity at the end: an algorithm competition with prizes!

10/05/2016 6:00 pm CSB 130
Kaden Strand (CSU)

Kaden from CSU's Virtual Reality Initiative will discuss the VR Hackathon happening Oct. 19-23rd, and will be giving live demos of the Microsoft HoloLens.

09/21/2017 6:00 pm CSB 130
Smash Bros

Due to a last minute cancellation we will be having a social event with food and a Smash tournament. Come relax and have some fun!

09/14/2017 6:00 pm CSB 130