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CompE Weekly

Hang in there!


9 more school days to go

  1. Computer Engineering Club Open Meeting
  2. Annual Engineering Head Shave
  3. IEEE Networking Super Session
  4. CompE Club Pancake Breakfast
  5. FLL Volunteer Opportunity
  6. Bring on The Battle Coding Contest

Past info


Computer Engineering Club Open Meeting

Wednesday, November 25th, 5:30 PM
Meet in CompE Club (ETLC E2-040M)

All members of the Computer Engineering Club (that means all CompE students!) are invited to a brief Open Meeting run by the CompE Club.

Not in Computer Engineering? No problem! The meeting is open to all students as well.

Learn what the club is up to, events coming up in the works, and socialize with the exec! It's a great way to get involved with your student discipline club and chat with younger and upper-year students alike!


The 12th Annual

Engineering Head Shave


Thursday, November 26th

The ESS will be hosting its annual Engineering Head Shave this Thursday to raise money for the Alberta Cancer Foundation. This year, we are hoping to raise $15,000 to continue to help Albertan families facing cancer. You can show your support by donating online or at the GEER store. If you are interested in being a part of the head shave, you can also register online and set up a personal fundraising page.

Our very own VP Internal Derek Shultz will be shaving his head on Thursday so be sure to dontate for the great cause! Check out the website here.


IEEE Networking Super Session

Friday, November 27th, 4-6PM
ETLC Solarium

Make connections that count! This coming Friday, the University of Alberta IEEE Student Branch will be hosting a mixer for students and industry professionals. This event offers a relaxed, low-key atmosphere with catering, and a low ratio of students to industry representatives. Dress code is business casual.

Tickets are $5 for IEEE members and $7 for non-members. Pricing becomes $7 for members and $10 for non-members if tickets are purchased after Nov. 26. Tickets are available at the ETLC Atrium (by Tim Hortons) or McNaughton Lab (ETLC E2-040N).


CompE Club Pancake Breakfast

Tuesday December 1st 9am- ~1pm
ETLC Atrium

Next Tuesday CompE Club will be selling fluffy stacks of pancakes for $1.50.
It's getting close to finals and everyone is busy so let us cook you breakfast next week!


FIRST LEGO League

Volunteer Opportunity

FIRST® LEGO® League is recruiting volunteers for its 2016 FLL Tournament. FLL introduces children ages 9-14 to the fun and excitement of science and technology. These inspired young minds will go head to head in a high level competition demonstrating what their hi-tech Lego engineered robots can do as they try to complete this year's challenges.

The FLL Tournament is a Lego Mindstorms competition where students from schools across Alberta complete a series of table-top challenges, make a group presentation about the sustainability-related topic of the year, and have fun! FLL is always looking for volunteers to help run and set up the event. On Tournament Day (early January), FLL is always in need of Technical Judges, Presentation &Teamwork Judges, and helping hands in general. Volunteering on Tournament Day only takes up a Friday evening (training/setup) and a Saturday and is a great way to give back to the community and get kids excited about technology!

For more information on FLL, visit the website (http://www.firstinspires.org/robotics/fll) . Interested in volunteering? http://www.firstalberta.org/volunteer/


Bring on the Battle Coding Contest

Saturday, January 9, 2016
CompSci 1st Floor

Challenge your mind and crush your opponents in this Tank Battle-style coding contest. Test your programming skills, plan your strategy, and, if you’re lucky, make some big money while you’re at it!
For more information and to sign up visit the website here. (http://www.pason.com/codingcontest)


For everyone in CMPUT 274 or 379…