Weekly CS Undergraduate Newsletter  #14
February 24th, 2020



Announcements:

         [Second Request] The CS Department needs your help!

o    Our Department is currently conducting a national search for a new department chair and your input as a computer science major is invaluable. Please consider attending tomorrow's meeting with Dr. Zhi (Gerry) Tian, Professor of Electrical Engineering, George Mason University

  Thursday, February 27th from 12:30pm - 1:15pm in Conference Room 755 on the 7th floor of 25 Park Place (CS Department)

         Please come to the meeting with questions and/or concerns that you may have in a myriad of areas ranging from: (number of courses offered each semester, number of seats in those courses, content of courses, lab space, resources, career opportunities, etc)


Events:


         STEMulate - will be meeting this Thursday, February 27th, 5:15pm - 6:15pm, in Student Center West (see flyer) <http://grid.cs.gsu.edu/~jhayes14/CSnewsletter/STEMulate-Informational%20Flyer%202_27%20Meeting.jpg>


         Girls++ - Guest Speakers from GitHub (Tommy Byrd - Software Engineer and Latoya East - Program Manager) will speak about the Life at GitHub & provide a GitHub Tutorial - Thursday, February 27th, 4:30pm - 6:00pm, Classroom South, Room 200 (see flyer) <http://grid.cs.gsu.edu/~jhayes14/CSnewsletter/Github%20-%20Girls++%20Flyer-Feb%2027th%202020.pdf>


         Guest Speaker at Georgia Tech - Dr. Richard Tapia - "My Unlikely Journey from the Barrios of Los Angeles to the White House & the National Medal of Science"<https://mailchi.mp/e2a8234aecc2/save-the-date-and-nominate-for-the-2018-college-of-computing-awards-celebration-2921127?e=8e98a6159c>


         Interested in FinTech? - FinTech Academy is presenting a talk by FIS employees who have achieved success in the exciting, cutting-edge and lucrative FinTech fields.

o    Where:

  Georgia State University - Georgia FinTech Academy Offices

  55 Park Place, NE, First Floor

  Atlanta, Georgia 30303

o    When

  March 4th, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

         Registration is Free

         Register Today!<http://www.cvent.com/events/career-journey-stories-from-fis-global/event-summary-289a301b5beb40b2ae7e3747d6e61621.aspx>



Career & Research Opportunities for Undergraduates:


         Save the date for the CSc Demo & Poster Day! - Friday, April 24th from 1pm - 3pm

o    Students present their latest computer science projects and research!

  Location: 2nd floor of 25 Park Place (see flyer)<http://grid.cs.gsu.edu/~jhayes14/CSnewsletter/Save%20The%20Date%20flyer-Demo%20Day_April%202020.pdf>



         [REMINDER] GSU Computer Science REU - Developing Smart and Autonomous Internet-of-Things (IoT) Systems (Summer 2020), Early application deadline: March 6th (see flyer)
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Mr. Jamie Hayes, M.A.
Undergraduate Academic Coordinator | Department of Computer Science
Georgia State University - College of Arts and Sciences
25 Park Place, 7th Floor |Atlanta, GA 30303
P: (404)-413-6107