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CompE Club Weekly

Welcome to the sixth week of school and I hope you are doing well on your midterms. Make sure to checkout all the syllabuses to not miss any exams or quizzes. Studying is an important part of our lives as students but do not forget to take care of yourselves as well. If you want some extra interesting stuff here it is.

Highlights:

  • Git Crash Course
  • Call for Mentors
  • NeuroNexus Design Competition
  • ComIT .NET Core Course

1) Git Crash Course

WHO: Anyone interested in Git
WHEN: October 6th 2020 @ 6:00PM - 8:00PM MDT
WHERE: RSVP Here
WHAT: If you want to be a software developer, you need to know Git. Learn about branches, repositories, commits, forking, and essential commands to prep you for the tech industry.

2) Call for Mentors

WHO: Anyone in who wants to help mentor
WHERE: Sign Up Form
WHAT: There have been a lot of applicants for people who would like to be mentored, which is good to see. However, this means we need more mentors to help ensure nobody is over-burdened. This is a great resume builder, as well as a chance to share your knowledge, experience, and advice with this incoming group of first and second year students, especially when many of our usual interactions are gone due to remote learning. Here is the link to the sign up form, and feel free to share this with friends or anyone you know who may be interested.

3) NeuroNexus Design Competition

WHO: Anyone interested in hackathons and neuroscience
WHEN: See Complete Schedule Here
Ice breaker event: October 16th 2020 @ 5:00PM - 9:00PM
WHERE: Apply Here
WHAT: Neuro Nexus is a hackathon program designed to spark collaboration across disciplines and tackle complex challenges in brain science and mental health. The program connects experts in frontline, clinical, and academic practice with motivated, talented students to develop technological solutions
over a fast-paced 6 week competition. This year, Neuro Nexus will facilitate 40+ projects across the province in their largest competition yet.

To learn more, check out their website

4) ComIT .NET Core Course

WHO: Anyone interested in furthering their programming skillset
WHERE: The ComIT website
WHAT: ComIT is offering courses to students looking to take charge of their education. The programs offer 3-month part time courses for people looking to pursue a career in IT. The expected workload is about 8 hours per week, and will teach coding in various languages such as Java, React, .Net among others. It will also involve the often neglected soft skills. Students who graduate will recieve assistance in the job search. The course if covered by a scholarship, and will be offered free of charge. If this interests you, we encourage you to check out the ComIT website.

Signing Off…

Thanks for reading this week's edition of the CompE Club Newsletter. If you have any news or an event you want featured in future editions, contact us at internal@compeclub.com! Be sure to stop by the CompE Club Room to grab a snack and say hi! Prices for most snacks have been slashed, so now is the time to buy. <33