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Mountain Madness Hackathon 2022

posted by Justin Yan on April 23, 2022, 4:51 p.m.


Hey everyone,


We hope all of you had a wonderful end to the semester and a good exam season. As everyone's workload starts to die down, the CSSS would like to announce the return of our annualMountain Madness Hackathon happening on Friday, April 29th, and Saturday, April 30th. This event this free, but registration is required in order to participate. Please register through our EventBrite:


https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/mountain-madness-hackathon-2022-tickets-321097068977?aff=Email

Why should you attend Mountain Madness 2022? 


-This Hackathon is an opportunity to create a new project for your resume in a short amount of time

-Sign up with friends, or work with new people, and bond over your struggles with coding

-Relive the pre-pandemic memories of spending the night on the mountain (that's right, we got permission to hold this event overnight)

-Multiple meals will be provided!


A schedule & full list of FAQ can be found on our website at https://sfucsss.org/events/mm/2022 . If there are any other questions, please feel free to contact me.


Here is a summarized breakdown of the event details:


Event: Mountain Madness 2022
Date: Friday, April 29th, & Saturday, April 30th, 2022
Check-in & Registration: 4.30pm, Friday, April 29th
Opening Ceremony: 5.00pm, Friday, April 29th
Check-in location: TASC 1 9204
End Time: late afternoon, Saturday, April 30th
Price: Free!




I hope all of you enjoy your semester break, and I look forward to seeing some of you at the Hackathon!


Justin Yan
Assistant Director of Events, Mountain Madness 2022 Hackathon Coordinator | Computing Science Student Society
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Dr., Burnaby, B.C. V5A 1S6

justin_yan_3@sfu.ca

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CSSS By Elections 2022-2023 Voting Period

posted by Shariq Ahsan on April 23, 2022, 12:11 a.m.


Greetings All!

The voting period for the Computing Science Student Society By Election for the 2022/2023 term begins today and closes onApril 28th at 11:59pm. Visit here to view candidate speeches, and here to vote.

Best of luck to all the candidates!

Shariq Ahsan
By Election Officer
Simon Fraser University | CSSS


REMINDER: 2022-2023 CSSS By Elections Nominations

posted by Shariq Ahsan on April 20, 2022, 2:50 p.m.


Greetings,

This is a friendly reminder that tomorrow evening April 21st at 11:59pm is the deadline to email me your name for the 2022-2023 CSSS By Elections.

Respectfully,

Shariq Ahsan
By Election Officer
Simon Fraser University | CSSS


2022-2023 CSSS By Elections Nominations

posted by Shariq Ahsan on April 15, 2022, 8:43 p.m.


Greetings,
The nomination period for the By-Election to fill some yearly positions in the Computing Science Student Society begins today, and lasts until 11:59pm on April 21st. These positions are until 2023 April. If you want to start the process of running run for any of the positions below, please email the election officer [me] at csss-elections@sfu.ca with your full name and follow the instructions in the email I will send in response OR YOU WILL NOT BE INCLUDED IN THE ELECTION..

The Computing Science Student Society works to create events, manage the common room, communication with other student groups and the school and represent Computing Science students at SFU. If you are interested in getting more involved within the school, these are great opportunities.


There are four positions available in this By-Election. You can find the responsibilities of each role below:

Director of Communications

The Director of Communications shall:

  • Perform public relations tasks on behalf of the CSSS in order to promote the CSSS and expand its membership.
  • Provide a line of communication between the CSSS, graduate students, and alumni.
  • Maintain records of all correspondence between the Society and other organisations.
  • Oversee the Society’s social media accounts and online presence.
  • Provide assistance in the promotion of Society events and events of other entities that are of benefit to the Society.
  • Sit on the Frosh Week, OpFair, and FAS Formal Committees.
  • Write a continuity report at the end of their term for the next executive member who will fill this position.

Director of Events

The Director of Events shall:

  • Chair the Events Committee.
  • Plan, organize, and execute all CSSS sponsored events or delegate such responsibilities as necessary.
  • Be a signing officer of the Society, including the Society’s Bank Account.
  • Write a continuity report at the end of their term for the next executive member who will fill this position.
Director of Educational Events 

The Director of Educational Events: shall 
  • Plan, organize, and execute frequent CSSS-sponsored educational events.
  • Run regular professional and educational events.
  • Be a signing officer of the Society, including the Society’s Bank Account
  • Write a continuity report at the end of their term for the next executive member who will fill this position

Director of Multi-media

The Director of Multi-media shall:
  • Create advertisements for events directed by the Director of Events.
  • Take documentation of events.
  • Write a continuity report at the end of their term for the next executive member who will fill this position

Good luck to all the candidates!

Shariq Ahsan
By Election Officer
Simon Fraser University | CSSS


CSSS General Elections 2022-2023 Results

posted by Shariq Ahsan on April 9, 2022, 9:41 p.m.


Greetings All,

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

Before getting to the results, I'd like to take a moment to thank 

President: Mitchell Gale
Vice-President: Shiva Sanei 
Treasurer: Ari Blondal
Director of Resources: Truman Bui
Director of Events: Argus Li
Assistant Director of Events: Justin Yan
Director of Communications: Johnson Luong
Director of Archives: Dina Zeng

 respectively for their hard work and dedication to their position.

There were 104 responses to the websurvey.

Your new President with 50 (50% approval) is Mitchell Gale. Oliver Xie had 37 votes(37%), Rohan Parmar had 9 votes(9%), and there were 4 votes of no confidence.  

Your new Vice-President with 78 (78% approval) is Justin Yan. Rohan Parmar had 13 votes(13%), and there were 8 votes of no confidence. 

Your new Treasurer with 54 (54% approval) is Gabriel Stang. Johnson Luong had 20 votes(20%), Rohan Parmar had 10 votes(10%), and there were 14 votes of no confidence. 

The position of Director of Events will be left vacant. Rohan Parmar had 38 votes(38%) and there were 60 votes of no confidence. 

The position of Director of Communications will be left vacant. Rohan Parmar had 32 votes(32%) and there were 65 votes of no confidence. 

Your new Assistant Director of Events with 73 votes (73% approval) is Jasper Song. Rohan Parmar had 13 votes(13%) and there were 13 votes of no confidence. 

Your new Director of Archives with 49 votes (49% approval) is Jared Murphy. Gilbert Wong had 23 votes (23%), Rohan Parmar had 12 votes(12%) and there were 14 votes of no confidence. 

Your new Director of Resources with 78 (78% approval) is Truman Bui. Rohan Parmar had 10 votes(10%), and there were 10 votes of no confidence.

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
General Election Officer
Simon Fraser University | CSSS





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