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The primary mission of the GSU Student Chapter of the ACM is to provide a series of lectures, events, and field trips throughout the regular school year to promote the education and professional development of students as well as faculty members.

Georgia State Student Chapter of ACM

The primary mission of the GSU Student Chapter of the ACM is to provide a series of lectures, events, and field trips throughout the regular school year to promote the education and professional development of students as well as faculty members.

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Past Events

Home Depot Information Session

Speaker: 
Anthony R. Byrd
Affiliation: 
Home Depot
Time: 
Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: 
Student Center East, Lanier Suite, Room 216
Fall
2015

Home Depot Information Session

If you are unable to visit the hiring managers from Home Depot at the All-Majors Career Fair on October 14, this is a chance to meet them face-to-face in an information session.

Home Depot representatives and hiring managers will discuss their internship and full-time job opportunities within the corporate IT department.

TAILGATING!

Speaker: 
FUN!
Affiliation: 
GSU, Go Panthers!
Time: 
Saturday, October 10, 2015 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Location: 
Georgia Dome, Blue Lot
Fall
2015

You are cordially invited to join the officers and members of ACM, IEEE, and AIS at the Georgia State versus Appalachian State football game on Saturday, October 10.

Meet us in the Blue Lot outside the Georgia Dome. We'll be there at 1:30 p.m., but you can join us any time before the game starts at 3:30 p.m. Look for the ACM banner and the officers wearing ACM shirts. (see below for maps)

Building a Better Tool for Rapid Data Collection and Analysis for Public Health

Speaker: 
Asad Islam
Affiliation: 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Time: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: 
Capital Suite, Room 203, Student Center East
Fall
2015
Speaker's Bio: 

Asad Islam is a computer scientist with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He has been leading a team since 2009 that is developing and supporting a freeware suite of tools known as Epi Info. These tools are being used worldwide for rapid epidemiologic data collection and analysis during disease outbreaks (including the current Ebola outbreak). Asad has a B.S. in Computer Science from Rutgers University and an M.S. in Information Systems from Boston University. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and holds various technical certifications.

Introduction to Cooperative Education and Internships Search

Speaker: 
Caroline Anderson
Affiliation: 
Georgia State University, Assistant Director, Cooperative Education and Internships
Time: 
Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Location: 
Lanier Suite, Room 216, Student Center East
Fall
2015

IT @ State Farm – More Than an Insurance Company

Speaker: 
Victor Montgomery and Sheneeka Ward
Affiliation: 
State Farm Insurance
Time: 
Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: 
Capital Suite, Student Center
Fall
2015

When you think of State Farm, what comes to mind? If you are like most people, you think of an insurance company. And you would be correct: State Farm is an insurance industry leader. But did you know that underlying its success is a very large, progressive, innovative IT shop? State Farm is home to 5,500+ IT employees working in technologies such as Java, iOS, Android, Hadoop, and much more. Want to learn more about this industry leader and how you can become a part of a Fortune 50 organization using your IT skills? Join us as we discuss IT @ State Farm.

Speaker's Bio: 

Victor Montgomery, Business Analyst (Recruiting and Hiring). Victor has worked for State Farm for 10+ years. He spent the majority of his career as a software developer (coder, team lead, project coordinator). He also has a background in HR. He is currently responsible for recruiting and hiring IT professionals (interns, entry-level, and experienced).

Sheneeka Ward, Software Developer (Java). Sheneeka is a 2014 graduate of GSU’s computer science program. She currently works as a software developer (Java) supporting State Farm’s claims applications.

New Student Orientation

Speaker: 
GSU/ACM/IEEE
Affiliation: 
Time: 
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: 
25 Park Place, Sub-Basement Break Room
Fall
2015

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