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2019 Events


October 8th, 2019


Linden Tibbets, IFTTT Founder and SCU alum, spoke to students about his experience post-grad. Tibbets shared how he writes down his goals and reads them to himself each morning to always stay on track. He shared learnings with ACM students through his experience creating IFTTT including:

  1. Understand all of the rules. Follow most, break a few and make new ones.
  2. Praise is best served publicly in paragraphs, not prvately with platitudes.
  3. Invest in your team, your family and your friends, but don't forget to invest in yourself.



February 1st, 2019


ACM, ACM-W & IEEE co-hosted a fun evening of laser tag together! 



April 18th, 2019


Professors Dr. Green, Technology Ethics Director in the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, and Dr. Ackerman, Assistant Professor in the Computer Science and Engineering Department, share their experiences with students. Juliana, undergraduate researching student, mediorates the panel. She explains that artificial intelligence must be used as a tool to help people make decisions, rather than being blindly trusted. Thanks for the insightful view on AI, Juliana!



May 30th, 2019


ACM and ACM-W join together to relax around the Locatelli firepits before finals. There were burgers, chips, and s'mores galore! Try to guess which Matthew ate more of that burger wink



May 16, 2019


Five recent Santa Clara University alumni explained their choices for going into industry vs. going to grad school after graduation. They also discussed how to be sucessful both at SCU and in the workplace. 



March 2-3, 2019


This year was SCU ACM's sixth Hack for Humanity, an annual 24-hour hackathon that includes solving pressing social issues using creativity and code. Teams comprized of 2-6 students.This year, students put their projects into four categories: Education, Health, Sustainability, and Creativity. Images from the hackathon can be found here.



2018 Events


February 18th, 2018


ACM board member teaches peers about machine learning. Maybe computers will be teaching these workshops soon!



April 6th, 2018


Stanford hosted the fifth annual SHE++ Gala to celebrate women in tech at the Computer History Museum.



February 3rd, 2018


ACM board member explains Node.js to ACMers and walks through an example of how to use it in a practical way.



March 3-4, 2018


This year was SCU ACM's fifth Hack for Humanity, an annual 24-hour hackathon that includes solving pressing social issues using creativity and code. Teams comprized of 2-6 students.



2017 Events


October 15th, 2017


ACM board members teach their peers about React, a framework often used to create apps because it is deployable on both Apple and Android devices. This may be a nice tool for senior design--it's never too soon to start thinking about your project!



May 19th, 2017


ACM takes a trip to the Computer History Museum to hear Dr. Michal Kosinski from Stanford University talk about "how the study of personality and application of big data are affecting politics." Use this newfangled technology to time travel back to this moment in history and listen to the talk yourself!



May 26th, 2017


ACM, ACM-W & IEEE co-hosted a fun evening of laser tag together! 



March 3-4th, 2017


This year was SCU ACM's fourth Hack for Humanity, an annual 24-hour hackathon that includes solving pressing social issues using creativity and code. Teams comprized of 2-6 students. In the past, we’ve seen teams build interactive preliminary health diagnosis applications using Amazon’s Alexa, to beautifully crafted websites which help low income families search for jobs.



2016 Events


May 15th, 2016


ACM board member teaches peers how to use Github, an effective tool to store, edit, and share code individually or with teammates. Checkout ACM's Github page to see code from workshops.



September 26th, 2016


ACM, ACM-W & IEEE co-hosted a fun evening of laser tag together! 



February 27-28th, 2016


ACM's annual Hack for Humanity was 24 hours of code, food, and collaboration. Sponsored by Village Tech Solutions, attendees were given the opportunity to develop with the Looma -- a portable computer and projector box designed for use in classrooms of developing nations. Check out our Hack for Humanity website!



February 20th, 2016


ACM's Android Tutorial taught our members how to get started with Android Development by first creating a simple checklist application! Our very own Alex Cholous led the instruction and we had a great turnout of almost 30 members!



2015 Events


May 16th, 2015


ACM and Maker Club attended the Maker Faire at the San Mateo Convention Center. It was a day filled with excitement and surprises as our club members were able to find some amazing devices at the convention!



April 27th, 2015


Hack for the Homeless. SCU's 24-hour hackathon for social good, specifically for those who are currently homeless. Those 24 hours required some intensive coding, a couple of energy drinks, a good amount of teamwork, and a lot of food. We appreciate everyone who participated!



April 9th, 2015


ACM's Brocade tour! On Thursday, April 9th, ACM visited Brocade - a network provider for data centers. Our members were able to take a peek into the workdays of some software engineers in the industry, and also speak to some recruiters!



March 6th, 2015


Cisco Tour! ACM and SHPE received the opportuninity to tour Cisco and take take a look inside one of the industry's leading companies in IT solutions.



January 16th, 2015


ACM goes to AMC! On Friday April 9th, ACM members enjoyed some In N Out before going to see the Imitation Game!




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