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CSSS Biweekly Newsletter: 5th edition

posted by Johnson Luong on Nov. 17, 2021, 4:20 p.m.



 

Biweekly Computing Science Student Society (CSSS)
Newsletter: 5th edition

Welcome to the CSSS newsletter!
Here we hope to inform our students of exciting opportunities and events, while cutting down on the sheer amount of emails sent for each individual event.
We hope you will find this newsletter beneficial! If you have any suggestions, events, or simply want to contact us, you can reach me at jkl53@sfu.ca
- Johnson Luong

CSSS General Meeting 

NOTE THAT THE GM WILL BE HELD ON DISCORD ON TUESDAY NOV. 23 INSTEAD OF ON THE USUAL FRIDAY IN PERSON.
Q: 
What is a General Meeting? 
A: General Meetings are how the Computing Science Student Society passes information along to the student body and motion money to be 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 run.

Here is a copy of the meeting minutes from the last general meeting. Please take a look through it and comment if there is anything to change :) https://docs.google.com/document/d/1579ycziyc0cAYFV5lifsy3aYrKldYIE5jW-419dO3Vw/edit?usp=sharing

Date: Tuesday, Nov 23, 2021
Time: 8:00pm
Location: Remote on the CSSS Discord in he #General_Meetings Voice Channel
 

CSSS Board Games Night 

Can't get enough of playing Board Games with your friends? Fear not! On Friday, Nov. 19 at 5:00pm, join the CSSS in yet another Board Games Night to conclude your long week!

We will be checking Photo ID and Vaccine Passports. Please have you ID and Vaccine Passport ready before attending the event.
 
DateFriday, Nov. 19, 2021
Time: 5:00pm 
LocationTASC1 9204

SFU Applied Sciences Outreach Hiring (with Science AL!VE) 

The Facutly of Applied Sciences (FAS)  is currently hiring for 6 instructor positions with the Pathways to STEAM program that partners with the Surrey School District (SD36) to engage at-risk youth in STEAM programming (science, technology, engineering, arts and design, mathematics) !

Work Duration: January 4th, 2021 to March 25th, 2021
Deadline: Dec. 1st
Pay:  $17/hr + 4% in lieu of benefits
Application and more info: https://coursys.sfu.ca/forms/apsc-science-alve-2021-summer-hiring/

Canada’s Cyber Security Challenge - CyberSCI

Cyber*Sci is a one-day event where employers can assess the skills of prospective students while they try to break into a realistic, live corporate network. 

The winners from each regional event will be invited to Ottawa for the national finals in July 2022; the top two teams will go on to represent Canada at the European Cyber Security Challenge in Fall 2022. This is a fantastic opportunity for students to face international competitors and develop their cybersecurity skills.
 
Date of Event: January 15, 2022
Interested? By November 22, 2021, Please send an email to Mohammad Tayebi at tayebi@sfu.ca  attached with a cover letter describing your background in cybersecurity, systems and network security and penetration testing.

CS Peer Tutor Hiring (Spring 2022)

The School of Computing Science is currently seeking students in the Computing Science majors for peer tutoring positions for CMPT 120, CMPT 125, CMPT 130, CMPT 135, CMPT 225, and MACM 101 tutors for Spring 2022. You will gain experience in instruction and skills in mentoring, communication and leadership over a commitment of 3-4 hours per week.

Application (apply by Dec. 6): https://coursys.sfu.ca/forms/manage/cmpt-cs-peer-tutor-scheduling-form/

*Your time will be acknolwedged as Co-curicular credit. Learn more about it here:  https://www.sfu.ca/students/get-involved/recognition/co-curricular-record.html

Join Our Event's Committee!

If you would like to help take part in the planning of events with the CSSS then you can take part in our Event's Committee. Everyone's welcome! 

If you would like to join please let our Director of Events (
Argusaosfinn#2344 on discord) know so we can give you the role to get access to the channels in our discord.
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CSSS General Meeting - November 23, 2021

posted by Dina Zeng on Nov. 16, 2021, 12:38 a.m.


Hi everyone,

The next general meeting for the CSSS will be held onTUESDAY, November 23rd

Day: November 23, 2021 
Time:pm - 9 pm
Location: Online on the CSSS Discord in the #General_Meetings Voice Channel (https://discord.gg/sfucsss)

The following is the Agenda: 
- Report of Officers 
- Announcements 
- Motions
- Open Floor 
- Approval of Minutes 

Here is a copy of the meeting minutes from the last general meeting. Please take a look through it and comment if there is anything I should change :)https://docs.google.com/document/d/1579ycziyc0cAYFV5lifsy3aYrKldYIE5jW-419dO3Vw/edit?usp=sharing

You are automatically a member of the CSSS 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 Honorary Member of the Society.

Voting is restricted to Members only. 

Hope to see you there! 

Sincerely, 

Dina Zeng
Software Systems - Computing Science Student
Simon Fraser University


Co-President @Women in Computing Science SFU

External Representative @ Software Systems Student Society

Director of Archives @ Computing Science Student Society


dhz1@sfu.ca

CSSS Biweekly Newsletter: 4th Edition

posted by Johnson Luong on Nov. 4, 2021, 1:24 p.m.


 

Biweekly Computing Science Student Society (CSSS)
Newsletter: 4th edition.

Welcome to the CSSS newsletter!
Here we hope to inform our students of exciting opportunities and events, while cutting down on the sheer amount of emails sent for each individual event.
We hope you will find this newsletter beneficial! If you have any suggestions, events, or simply want to contact us, you can reach me at jkl53@sfu.ca
- Johnson Luong

CSSS General Meeting 

Q: What is a General Meeting? 
A: General Meetings are how the Computing Science Student Society passes information along to the student body and motion money to be 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 run.

Here is a copy of the meeting minutes from the last general meeting. Please take a look through it and comment if there is anything to change :) https://docs.google.com/document/d/122tQvkMGbJ7UcgDQ04J4IKsLl31MFE_MUqGvWxnf9Tw/edit?usp=sharing

We will be checking Photo ID and Vaccine Passports. Please have you ID and Vaccine Passport ready before attending the event.

Date: Friday, Nov. 5th, 2021
Time: 5:00 - 6:00pm
Location: TASC1 9204 (Or Remote on the CSSS Discord in he #General_Meetings Voice Channel)
 

Semester in Dialogue

SFU's Semester in Dialogue (Spring 2022 Intake) is a one-semester, full-time program designed to inspire students with a sense of civic responsibility and encourage their passion for improving society. Each semester the program offers an original, interdisciplinary experience that bridges the classroom with the community and creates space for students to reflect on what they are doing and why it matters
 
Duration: Full time, Spring 2022.
Courses: 15 Credits including DIAL 390W (5), DIAL 391W (5), DIAL 392W (5) *note that these all count for Writing/Breadth-Hum/Soc Sci credits. :)
Apply Here: https://www.sfu.ca/dialogue/semester/how-do-i-apply.html
 

Join Our Event's Committee!

If you would like to help take part in the planning of events with the CSSS then you can take part in our Event's Committee. Everyone's welcome! 

If you would like to join please let our Director of Events (
Argusaosfinn#2344 on discord) know so we can give you the role to get access to the channels in our discord.
Join Our Discord Server!
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Re: Computing Science Student Society CS Town Hall Fourm Event

posted by Mitchell Gale on Nov. 2, 2021, 1:27 p.m.


Hi All,


This is a reminder about the Town Hall forum event that is starting at 3:30PM today on Zoom.




I hope to see you there.


Thanks,


Mitchell Gale

CSSS President


From: Mitchell Gale
Sent: Saturday, October 30, 2021 12:36:57 AM
To: cmpt-students@sfu.ca; csss-announce@sfu.ca; csss-honorary@sfu.ca
Cc: Angelica Lim; Yagiz Aksoy
Subject: Computing Science Student Society CS Town Hall Fourm Event
 

Hi All,


The Computing Science Student Society is running our first Town Hall Fourm with Dr. Angelica Lim and Dr. Yagiz Aksoy, both faculty members in the SFU School of Computing Science.


In it, they will be answering questions from you about:

  • Computing Science
  • Graduate School
  • Courses
  • SFU
  • Career choices
and more!


Please come with all your questions prepped, or just come to observe! You can either post your questions in zoom chat or speak during the call.


Tuesday November 2nd

3:30-5:00PM

Zoom:



Have a great weekend!

Thanks,


Mitchell Gale

Computing Science Student Society President

Computing Science Student Society CS Town Hall Fourm Event

posted by Mitchell Gale on Oct. 30, 2021, 12:36 a.m.


Hi All,


The Computing Science Student Society is running our first Town Hall Fourm with Dr. Angelica Lim and Dr. Yagiz Aksoy, both faculty members in the SFU School of Computing Science.


In it, they will be answering questions from you about:

  • Computing Science
  • Graduate School
  • Courses
  • SFU
  • Career choices
and more!


Please come with all your questions prepped, or just come to observe! You can either post your questions in zoom chat or speak during the call.


Tuesday November 2nd

3:30-5:00PM

Zoom:



Have a great weekend!

Thanks,


Mitchell Gale

Computing Science Student Society President




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