ACM Meeting!

Posted on April 14, 2014

We will be having a meeting on Monday(4/14/2014) at 3:10PM in A309 to discuss workshops and the new ACM t-shirt design.


ACM Meeting!

Posted on February, 9 2014

We will be having a meeting on Monday(2/10/2014) at 3:10PM in A309 As Progfest is this Saturday we will discuss how we plan to carry out the event.


ACM Meeting!

Posted on January, 25 2014

Elections!
We are electing officers! Nomination speeches will be given at the meeting. We will explain the voting process there! The meeting is on Monday January 27 at 3:10PM in ET309


Tutoring Available

Posted on January, 7 2014

Tutoring will be from 2:00PM-3:00PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays right outside the Computer Science department office. If you need help don't mind dropping by.


Winter Quarter First Meeting

Posted on January, 7 2014

Welcome Back!
Hope the break wasn't too short! We will be having our first meeting on Monday(1/13/2014) in ECST A309 at 3:10PM
We are hosting our programming competition Progfest this quarter and we need volunteers! We also have officer elections coming up. Both events will be discussed at the meeting. Nominations for the election will be during the meeting. See you there!


Guest Speaker: Dr. Amir

Posted on November, 3 2013

Dr. Amir will be presenting on the Ph.D program in UCSB. We should all be striving for higher education. This is a chance to learn how.
This will be followed by a Unity Workshop which will be led by CSULA ACM club members Alexander and Benjamin.
Unity 3D
Event is on Tuesday Nov 5th at 1PM in ET309


Tutoring Sessions

Posted on November, 3 2013

Tutoring is available on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10am to 12pm in ET310. If you need any help come on by.


Windows 8 Workshop

Posted on October, 26 2013

There will be a Windows 8 workshop on Tuesday October 28th 1PM-3PM in room ET309.
Learn how to make games and apps without needing a strong programming background.
Installing unity 4.2 on your computer ahead of time would be helpful:
Unity 3D


Movie Day!!

Posted on October, 14 2013

Movie Day is on Tuesday October 22nd 1PM-3PM in ET309. We will have free HBO stuff, earphones, popcorn and drinks!


Tutoring Now Available

Posted on October, 14 2013

We are offering tutoring for CS classes this week:
MW 10:00AM-12:00PM in ET310
T 1:00PM-3:00PM in ET309
If you need any help don't hesitate to come ask us!


UPCOMING ACM MEETING

Posted on October, 2 2013

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Events Calendar

Competitions

Keep an eye out for how to join this project as it will start up soon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Windows 8 Development Resources

Download construct2 at: https://www.scirra.com/construct2

Do the tutorial at https://www.scirra.com/tutorials/37/beginners-guide-to-construct-2

Simple platform game walkthrough:
Part1: How to make the actual game.

Part2: Creating a menu page for the game and keeping track of the score.

Part3: Adding input(touch) and uploading to the windows 8 store.

Simple Replica App using Windows8 App Maker

John Tran

This application will allow underfunded schools to move their grading from paper to the cloud.

Keep an eye out for how to join this project as it will start up soon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Constitution

California State University, Los Angeles Student Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery (CSULA ACM)
Constitution and Bylaws Updated January 17, 2013
The actions and opinions of this organization do not necessarily reflect those of the students, staff, faculty, or administration of California State University, Los Angeles.

PREAMBLE
We, the members of the California State University, Los Angeles Student Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery, subscribing to the regulations and policies of California State University Los Angeles, establish this constitution to govern matters within our organization.

ARTICLE I – NAME
1. This organization shall be called the California State University, Los Angeles Student Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery; hereinafter referred to as CSULA ACM. In this Constitution and Bylaws it is referred to as the Chapter; the Association for Computing Machinery is referred to as the ACM.

ARTICLE II – PURPOSE
1. The purpose(s) of this organization shall be:
A. to be organized and operated exclusively for educational and scientific purposes to promote the following:
1) an increased knowledge of and greater interest in the science, design, development, construction, languages, management and applications of modern computing.
2) greater interest in computing and its applications.
3) a means of communication between persons having an interest in computing.
4) a collective effort among the computing machinery students in marketing their skills to the vast and high-paying computing job industry.
B. to serve students at CSULA and other interested persons in the Los Angeles community.
C. to be chartered by the ACM.

ARTICLE III – MEMBERSHIP
1. Regular voting membership in this student organization shall be open to all currently enrolled and continuing students of California State University, Los Angeles. An organization or its membership may not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, color, age, gender, gender identification, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, political affiliation, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other classification that precludes a person from consideration as an individual except in cases of fraternity and sorority organizations which are exempt by federal law from Title IX Regulations concerning discrimination on the basis of sex.
2. All members of the organization are required to comply with University Policies including but not limited to the Alcohol Policy, Hazing Policy, Non-Discrimination Policy, Prohibition of Sexual Harassment, and the University Rules Governing Student Organizations.
3. Faculty, staff, and alumni of Cal State L.A., as well as non-students may be considered for non-voting membership in this organization. Only currently enrolled or continuing student of Cal State L.A. may be voting members. Membership is determined as follows:
A. A full or part-time student at Cal State L.A. who is not a member of the ACM, may upon request and payment of dues become a non-voting affiliate member of this Chapter. No such person may be a non-voting member for more than one year.
B. A member of the faculty, staff or administration of Cal State L.A. or an official employee of the Associated Students of Cal State L.A. who is not a member in good standing of the ACM, may upon request and payment of dues become a non-voting affiliate member of this Chapter. No such person may be a non-voting affiliate member for more than one year.
C. A member of the Cal State L.A. community who is not a member in good standing of the ACM, may upon request and payment of a fee that is at least equal to the voting member dues, receive the Chapter meeting notices and attend non-business meetings of this Chapter.
4. The provisions of this section must conform to the membership provisions specified in ACM’s Bylaws (Bylaw 6, Section 5; ACM Constitution Article 3).
A. Membership in the Student Chapter shall be open to all ACM members and nonmembers.
B. Voting membership in the Student Chapter shall be granted to Chapter members who are also ACM members.

ARTICLE IV – ELECTIONS
1. Elections shall take place once a year, and they will be held at the next-to-last meeting of the Spring quarter each year.
2. A copy of the minutes of the meeting that documents the results by actual count shall be placed on file with the Center for Student Involvement.
3. Only currently enrolled or continuing students in good standing at California State University, Los Angeles may serve as officers of this organization. The officers shall be:
A. President/Chair
B. Vice-President/Vice-Chair
C. Secretary
D. Treasurer
4. Officers of this organization shall be elected by a plurality of votes cast at the annual election meeting.
5. In the case of no nominees for the position of President/Chair, the organization’s Advisor may appoint a member with careful deliberation.
6. The President/Chair may appoint qualified members to unfilled officer positions, for which there are no nominees.

ARTICLE V – OFFICERS
1. The officers of this Chapter shall be: President/Chair, Vice-President/Vice-Chair, Secretary , and Treasurer. These officers partly constitute the Executive Council. A minimum of three officers are required to establish a Chapter; other offices may also be established.
2. All officers of the Chapter must be members of ACM.
3. No member may serve in the office of President/Chair or Vice-President/Vice-Chair for more than two consecutive years.
4. Club Presidents and Treasurers must be enrolled at CSULA and earn a minimum of 9 quarter units for undergraduate students or 4 quarter units for graduate/credential students per term while holding office and must maintain a minimum cumulative 2.0 grade point average.
5. This section describes the duties of elected and appointed officers:
A. The President/Chair is the principal officer and is responsible for leading the Chapter and managing its activities in accordance with the policies and procedures of the ACM and this Constitution and Bylaws. The President/Chair shall:
1) preside at all meetings of the Chapter and of its Executive Council. The Executive Council shall consist of the Chapter officers, the Student Chapter Sponsor/Advisor, and heads of the Chapter’s standing committees.
2) represent the Chapter at all meetings with the ACM regional representative.
3) oversee all the committees.
4) be responsible for paper work needed by the University, the Center for Student Involvement and Associated Students, Inc.
B. The Vice-President/Vice-Chair shall preside at meetings in the absence of the President/Chair, assist the President/Chair in the management of the Chapter, and perform other duties that may be assigned by the President/Chair.
C. The Secretary shall keep the minutes of all Chapter and Executive Council meetings. Other duties of the Secretary include:
1) Maintaining the records of the Chapter.
2) Preparation of the Chapter’s activity report and officer contact information, and submission of these to ACM Headquarters.
3) Submission of any proposed amendment to these bylaws to the ACM Chief Operating Officer. Proposed amendments must be approved before they can be submitted to the Chapter’s membership for a vote.
4) Perform other duties as assigned by the President/Chair.
D. The Treasurer shall collect dues, pay all bills, and maintain the Chapter’s financial records. Duties of the Treasurer also shall include:
1) Preparation of the Chapter’s Annual Financial Report for presentation to the Chapter at the Annual Election meeting.
2) Completion and submission of the Annual Financial Report to ACM Headquarters.
3) Performance of other duties as assigned by the President/Chair.
4) The Student Chapter Sponsor shall be generally responsible for the activities of the Chapter.
E. The officers of this chapter shall not miss more than 50% of the meeting dates during each active quarter unless it is an emergency.

ARTICLE VI – COMMITTEES
1. The standing committees of the Chapter shall be Activity, Tutorial, Recruiting, Web Team, and Industry relations. These committees shall be led by any of the Chapter officers, or a member who is appointed by the President/Chair as Committee Head.
A. The Activity Committee shall organize periodic social events in order to improve communication between the members and shall organize periodic computing contests to encourage academic excellence among members.
Furthermore, this committee shall also plan methods of contributing to the assets of CSULA ACM, funds acquired shall be handled and accounted for by the Treasurer.
B. The Tutorial Committee shall coordinate with the Computer Science department and organize availability of tutors for students in need.
C. The Recruiting Committee shall plan and arrange meetings of the Chapter in accordance with membership interests and the aims of this chapter as set forth in Article II; shall prepare a calendar of regularly scheduled meetings each quarter; shall hold membership drives at least once every quarter and send out notifications of events/activity updates for each quarter.
D. The Web Team Committee shall update the organization’s website with meeting updates and provide useful resources to members; and shall hold training sessions for members who want to contribute to the organization’s website.
E. The Industry Relations Committee shall organize at least 2 information or recruiting sessions with industries that promote the membership interests and aims of the Chapter as set forth in Article II; and shall give event notifications to members.

ARTICLE VII – MEETINGS
1. Regular Chapter meetings shall be held at least six times a year (or at least twice a quarter), excluding quarter breaks and final exam weeks.
2. Meetings shall be held on campus unless a majority of the regular members vote to change the location. A vote to change meetings to an off-campus location must be recorded in the minutes of a regular meeting, and a copy of those minutes shall be placed on file with the Center for Student Involvement. An officer of the Chapter shall sign the minutes.
3. Emergency meetings may be called by the President/Chair as needed or by 3 other Chapter officers.
4. Meetings shall be held as planned by the Chapter officers.
5. The chapter may hold meetings only in places that are open to all members of ACM.
6. The voting meetings shall be held at the second to the last meeting of the Spring quarter every year.
A. Following the report of the nominating committee, additional nominations may be made from the floor by any voting member.
B. After the nominations are closed, the voting members present shall vote.
C. A plurality of the votes cast for any office is necessary for election to that office.
D. A copy of the minutes of the meeting that documents the results by actual count shall be placed on file with the Center for Student Involvement. A chapter officer shall sign the minutes.

ARTICLE VIII – FINANCE/FISCAL RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Disbursements from the treasury for Chapter expenditures shall be made by the Treasurer with authorization of the Executive Council and shall be included in the minutes of that meeting.
2. Annual dues shall be established upon recommendation of the Chapter Sponsor/Advisor and approved by a majority vote among the officers at any Chapter meeting.

ARTICLE IX – CHAPTER SPONSOR/ADVISOR
1. The Student Chapter Sponsor/Advisor shall be a faculty member or full-time staff member of Cal State L.A. Each Student Chapter has one Sponsor/Advisor.
2. The Student Chapter Sponsor/Advisor shall attend at least one CSULA ACM meeting each quarter.
3. The Student Chapter Sponsor/Advisor shall be selected by the Executive Council immediately following the election meeting. The selection shall be confirmed by the University.
4. The Student Chapter Sponsor/Advisor shall be generally responsible for the activities of the Chapter. Specifically, the Sponsor/Advisor:
a. helps provide continuity from year to year as student leadership and personnel change;
b. promotes good student-faculty relationships;
c. helps maintain university standards in all activities of the Chapter;
d. exercises financial supervision, if necessary, by:
i. promoting prompt payment of bills and collection of dues, and
ii. overseeing the settlement of all accounts in the event of dissolution of the Chapter.
e. represents the Chapter interests to the faculty and administration.
5. The Student Chapter Sponsor/Advisor must be a member in good standing of the ACM.

ARTICLE X – AMENDMENTS
1. All proposed changes to these Chapter Bylaws shall be approved by the ACM Chief Operating Officer.
2. Amendments to these Chapter Bylaws shall be made in the following manner:
A. The proposed amendment shall be read at a regularly announced Chapter meeting.
B. This Constitution and Bylaws may be amended by a 2/3 vote of the entire voting student membership. A copy of the minutes of the meeting that documents the approval of the changes in the Constitution or Bylaws or organization name shall be placed on file with the Center for Student Involvement. A Chapter officer shall sign the minutes.
3. Rulings on any point of procedure not included in these Chapter Bylaws shall be made by the President/Chair in consultation with the Student Chapter Sponsor/Advisor.

ARTICLE XI – RATIFICATION
1. The Constitution and Bylaws of the CSULA ACM shall take effect upon approval and recognition by the University and the ACM. Copies of this document shall be submitted to the Center for Student Involvement and the ACM Local Activities Coordinator.
ARTICLE XII – DISSOLUTION OF THE CHAPTER
1. Dissolution of this Chapter by consent of the members shall consist of unanimous agreement of all its officers together with a majority vote at a meeting which has been publicized in advance to all members of the Chapter for the purpose of taking this vote.
2. Should this Chapter be dissolved, its assets and liabilities shall be transferred to ACM and shall be supervised by the ACM Finance Director.

The parent association can be reached here: acm.org

About Us

The Association for Computing Machinery is a world-wide computing society for computer professionals. ACM CSULA is the CSULA chapter of ACM. ACM CSULA organizes several events such as software development, tutorials, competitions, and tutoring. Our chapter also provides a place for anyone interested in putting their computer skills in use to meet, connect and work with others who have similar interests. If you have any of these interests than you are welcome to join us and experience what the CSULA Chapter of ACM has to offer.

The parent association can be reached here: acm.org

ACM Officers 2013-2014

President

Bryan Pham

Vice President

Randal Moss

Secretary

Alex Smithson

Treasurer

Michael Hsu

Web Master

Eddie Arevalo

eareval3@calstatela.edu

Historian

Alex Tolentino

Event Coordinator

Timothy Myung

Freshman Representatives

Banjamin Evans

Andrew Garcia


ACM Officers 2012-2013

President

Mark Buising

Vice President

Bryan Pham

Secretary

Na Li

Treasurer

Michael Hsu

Web Master

Eddie Arevalo

eareval3@calstatela.edu


Contacts

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calstatela.acm@gmail.com

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