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CompE Weekly Email

November Break!

I hope you all enjoyed your extended weekend! There's only a few things coming up this week but you may be very interested. cough bacon cough

  1. Curling Bonspiel
  2. ECE Night
  3. Microsoft Scholarship Opportunity
  4. Facebook Tech Talk
  5. Israel High-Tech Industry & Innovation Talk
  6. Grilled Cheese and Bacon?

1. Curling Bonspiel

The Curling Bonspiel is finally happening this weekend, registration is full and if you're signed up I'm sure you're just as excited as us. Remember it starts at 11:00am and for those that have never played there will be a lesson. Our resident curling expert, Jacob Ortt will be sending you an email later this week with more information.

2. ECE Night

The ECE Department is holding an ECE Night on November 18th in the Solarium from 5-7. There will be pizza, pop and door prizes for those in attendance. This is an opportunity for first year students to see what the ECE Department has to offer much earlier in the year than at first year night. There will be students and Faculty speaking and plenty of time for all your questions to be answered!

3. Microsoft Scholarship Opportunity

Microsoft's undergraduate scholarship program is an amazing opportunity for undergrad students pursuing degrees in computer science and related technical disciplines. By applying to the Microsoft Scholarship Program, you may be eligibile for full or partial tuition for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Student Eligibility Criteria:

  • Currently enrolled full-time in a bachelors degree
  • Pursuing a degree in CS, CE or STEM related technical discipline
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 / 4.0 or higher

Visit their scholarship website for more information.

4. Facebook Tech Talk

Facebook will be giving a tech talk on November 13th at 5pm. All engineering students, 2015 graduates, and alumni are welcome to attend. This session is organized by the Engineering Employment Centre. You can RSVP through the EEC page .

### 5. Israel High-Tech Industry & Innovation Talk A special presentation on the state of innovation, Hi-Tech and Israeli-Canadian business relations is coming up on November 17th at 5:30pm. Come learn how a country lacking in natural resources has managed to tune their intellectual resources to propel them to one of the world's most stable economies.

Location TBD.

6. Grilled Cheese and Bacon??

Normally, we wouldn't randomly advertise some event that we overheard was happening on the other side of campus, but in this case, we think that it is in the interests of all of our readers that this is shared:

On Thursday, November 13, the Student Design Association will be selling grilled cheese sandwiches in Fine Arts Building. And they'll have bacon too. Yes, bacon. This is a fundraiser to help raise money for a Design Pop Up Show they are hosting in Enterprise Square in the month of December

Be sure to take advantage of this if you find yourself around HUB on Thursday!