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Re: Computing Science Scholarship Opportunities

posted by Mitchell Gale on May 19, 2022, 11:04 p.m.


Hi All,


The deadline for the Computing Science Undergraduate Student Society Award has beenextended to Sunday, May 22nd at 11:59PM.


I hope there are many applications for this award, there are many awards to distribute!



Please make sure to include your resume, personal statement outlining community/volunteer involvement and a letter of reference from a community member who can verify the SFU community/volunteer involvement and the impact of your work in the SFU community.



Terms of reference for this award:

Award Name: Computing Science Undergraduate Student Society Award

Program ID: UEAO042

Terms of Reference: , will be granted annually in any term to undergraduate students who meet the following criteria:

 - are pursing a bachelor's degree in the School of Computing Science;

 - are enrolled full-time in term of eligibility;

 - are in good academic standing; and

 - have demonstrated outstanding volunteer/community service involvement to the university.

 - a resume outlining the applicant's community/volunteer involvement;

 - a personal statement outlining community/volunteer involvement;

 - a letter of reference from a community member who can verify the SFU community/volunteer involvement and the impact of the applicant's role to the SFU community.

The award will be granted by the Senate Undergraduate Awards Adjudication Committee upon the nomination of the Dean, Faculty of Applied Science or their designate. The Director, School of Computing Science or their designate will consult with members of the Computing Science Student Society Executive during the departmental adjudication process. This consultation will take place unless prohibited by law.



More information about the Computing Science Undergraduate Student Society award can be found here:

https://awards-search.sfu.ca/Home/AwardDetail/58592

https://www.sfu.ca/fas/current-student/scholarships.html


Applications can be filled out here (Details on what to include are in the "are you applying for the CSUSS Award" section, please read thoroughly):

https://coursys.sfu.ca/forms/apsc-applied-sciences-undergraduate-funding-applic/


Any questions? Please email fas_scholarships@sfu.ca or csss-president@sfu.ca.



Best,


Mitchell Gale

Computing Science Student Society President





From: Mitchell Gale
Sent: Friday, May 13, 2022 9:50 PM
To: csss-announce@sfu.ca; csss-honorary@sfu.ca; cmpt-students@sfu.ca
Subject: Computing Science Scholarship Opportunities
 

Hi All,


I hope the first week of your Summer semester is going well.


I am pleased to let you know about some scholarship/award opportunities for you this Summer.

https://www.sfu.ca/fas/current-student/scholarships.html


Specifically I would like to highlight the Computing Science Undergraduate Student Society award which is accepting applications between May 9th-20th for this semester.Several $3000+ awards are available this semester.


To be eligible for this award you need (please read exact requirements when applying):

- Perusing a undergraduate degree within the School of Computing Science

- To be enrolled in at least 9 academic units in the term the award is being offered

- Have a minimum CGPA of 2.0 at SFU

- Have demonstrated outstanding volunteer/community service involvement to the University


There are plenty of different groups/programs students could have been involved in, some of which include:

- SFU Peer tutoring program

- Women in Computing Science 

- Computing Science Student Society

- Software Systems Student Society

- Game Developers Club

- Competitive Programming Club

- SFU Surge

and countless additional groups/opportunities. If you have been involved with volunteering at any point throughout your degree I strongly encourage you to apply for this award.


More information about the Computing Science Undergraduate Student Society award can be found here:

https://awards-search.sfu.ca/Home/AwardDetail/58592

https://www.sfu.ca/fas/current-student/scholarships.html


Applications can be filled out here (Details on what to include are in the "are you applying for the CSUSS Award" section, please read thoroughly):

https://coursys.sfu.ca/forms/apsc-applied-sciences-undergraduate-funding-applic/


Any questions? Please email fas_scholarships@sfu.ca or csss-president@sfu.ca.


Thanks,


Mitchell Gale

Computing Science Student Society President

csss-president@sfu.ca


CSSS General Meeting - May 26, 2022

posted by Jared Murphy on May 18, 2022, 1:21 p.m.


Hi all,

This is notice of the Computing Science Student Society's next general meeting.

What are general meetings for?
General meetings are how the Computing Science Student Society passes information along to the student body and how motion money is spent on items and events. By attending you will get to have a better understanding how we operate and have a say in how we are run.

Date: Thursday, May 26, 2022
Time: 7:00PM
Location: TASC 9204

The following is the Agenda:
- Report of Officers
- Announcements
- Exec at Large election (x2)
- Frosh Chair election
- Election results ratification
- Open floor
- Motions
- Approval of minutes

If you wish to run for one or both of these positions I recommend you bring a short speech about why you believe you would be well suited for the position. If you have any questions about the below positions please reach out to the Computing Science Student Society Executive team at csss-exec-current@sfu.ca.

Executive at Large:
This position is from May 2022 - August 2022

This is a great opportunity to get involved with the CSSS to help out and learn about the Society as well as the School. The Executive at Larges get to help out in the CSSS Common Room, with events and other random stuff they want to.

The official responsibilities are:
- Share responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the CSSS and its resources.
- Be available to the other executives to assist them with tasks relating to the operations and activities of the CSSS.
- Write a continuity report at the end of their term for the next executive member who will fill this position.

Frosh Chair
This position is from May 2022 - September 2022

The Frosh Chair directs the organization of Frosh Week and plans the week leading up to the event. Some events include; ice cream socials, board games nights, overnight events, movie nights, and more. If you're passionate about giving new students a fantastic first semester experience, this is the position for you.

The official responsibilities are:
– Be responsible for overseeing the organization and planning of Frosh Week.
– Chair a Frosh Week Committee and hold regular meetings to discuss and plan Frosh Week.
– Hold their position from the time of their appointment until the conclusion of all Frosh Week events that were planned.


We know this time may not work for everyone. If you are unable to attend the meeting and wish to run for a position please email us at
csss-exec-current@sfu.ca with a speech and which position you are interested in running for. We will read your speech and express your interest in running for the position(s) during the meeting.

You can run for both the First Year Representative position as well as the Executive at Large position, but you can only hold one of the positions.

Voting restricted to Members only. You are a Member if you are: a declared CMPT Major, Minor, or Honours in any program of study offered at the undergraduate level by the School of Computing Science; or currently enrolled in any undergraduate course offered by the School of Computing Science; or are an Honourary Member of the Society.

You may attend the meeting remotely by joining the General Meetings voice channel on the CSSS Discord at the link below.
http://discord.sfucsss.org/


Hope to see you there!

- Jared Murphy, Director of Archives

Computing Science Scholarship Oppurtinities

posted by Mitchell Gale on May 13, 2022, 9:50 p.m.


Hi All,


I hope the first week of your Summer semester is going well.


I am pleased to let you know about some scholarship/award opportunities for you this Summer.

https://www.sfu.ca/fas/current-student/scholarships.html


Specifically I would like to highlight the Computing Science Undergraduate Student Society award which is accepting applications between May 9th-20th for this semester.Several $3000+ awards are available this semester.


To be eligible for this award you need (please read exact requirements when applying):

- Perusing a undergraduate degree within the School of Computing Science

- To be enrolled in at least 9 academic units in the term the award is being offered

- Have a minimum CGPA of 2.0 at SFU

- Have demonstrated outstanding volunteer/community service involvement to the University


There are plenty of different groups/programs students could have been involved in, some of which include:

- SFU Peer tutoring program

- Women in Computing Science 

- Computing Science Student Society

- Software Systems Student Society

- Game Developers Club

- Competitive Programming Club

- SFU Surge

and countless additional groups/opportunities. If you have been involved with volunteering at any point throughout your degree I strongly encourage you to apply for this award.


More information about the Computing Science Undergraduate Student Society award can be found here:

https://awards-search.sfu.ca/Home/AwardDetail/58592

https://www.sfu.ca/fas/current-student/scholarships.html


Applications can be filled out here (Details on what to include are in the "are you applying for the CSUSS Award" section, please read thoroughly):

https://coursys.sfu.ca/forms/apsc-applied-sciences-undergraduate-funding-applic/


Any questions? Please email fas_scholarships@sfu.ca or csss-president@sfu.ca.


Thanks,


Mitchell Gale

Computing Science Student Society President

csss-president@sfu.ca


CSSS By Elections 2022-2023 Results

posted by Shariq Ahsan on April 29, 2022, 2:09 p.m.


Greetings All,

The voting period for the CSSS By Election for the 2022/2023 term is now over and the results have been compiled.

There were 166 responses to the websurvey.

Your new Director of Events with 83 votes(54%) is Oliver Xie . There were 37 votes(24%) of no confidence and Clare Provezano had 33 votes(22%).

Your new Director of Educational Events with 53 votes(34%) is Valerie Kistrina. There were 34 votes(22%) of no confidence, Olive Xie had 30 votes(19%),Jennifer Dai had 24 votes(15%), and Clare Provezano had 15 votes(10%). 

Your new Director of Multi-Media with 56 votes(37%) is Yolanda Lam. There were 46 votes(30%) of no confidence, Gilbert Siu Chung Wong had 33 votes(22%), and Mantaj Dhillon had 17 votes(11%).

Your new Director of Communications with 65 votes(40%) is Johnson Luong. Hooyar Hamraz had 44 votes(27%), Rastko Koprivica had 19 votes(12%), 

Gilbert Siu Chung Wong had 15 votes(9%), there were 11 votes(7%) of no confidence. and Julkar Naine Reedoy had 8 votes(5%). 

 Congratulations to the new executives of the CSSS!

A very big thank you to everyone who ran for a position, everyone who voted and all members of the CSSS who have helped me along the way.

Shariq Ahsan
By Election Officer
Simon Fraser University | CSSS


Final Reminder: CSSS BY Elections 2022 Voting Period

posted by Shariq Ahsan on April 27, 2022, 3:56 p.m.


Greetings,

Tomorrow April 28th is the last day to vote for the Computing Society Student Society By Election for the 2022/2023 term. The polls close tomorrow at 11:59PM and results will be released Friday. Visithere to view candidate speeches, and here to vote.

Shariq Ahsan
By Election Officer
Simon Fraser University | CSSS





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