DeSales University ACM Chapter

(Computer Science Club)

DSU ACM Chapter

ACM is the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society uniting the world's computing educators, researchers and professionals to inspire dialogue, share resources and address the field's challenges. To know more about the Association of Computing Machinery, visit http://www.acm.org/about/fact_sheet.

The ACM Chapter at DeSales University provides strong leadership opportunities for students by providing positions for chapter officers such as President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. The chapter hosts a Speaker Series every year, where a professional from a local industry is invited on-campus to discuss career prospects with the students.

Students also visit the company campus to explore the working environment of the company. Students involved in this chapter perform a computer build twice a year after which the computers are donated. The ACM membership allows student access to current research, conferences, publications, educational programs, public awareness activities, and special interest groups (SIGs).

The SIGs specialize in different areas of computer science such as mobile applications, game development, high performance computing, operating systems, security, and more. The students can become a part of these special interest groups and can also create a new SIG as a part of the local chapter. 

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Super Smash Tournament, 2013                       Computer Aid Visit, 2015

Social Activities:                                                                                                                   Trips:    
Game Jam                                                                           Trenton Computer Festival
Super smash tournament (local to DSU)                        Local industry campus visit
Super smash tournament (LVAIC and
local colleges and Universities)

DeSales University ACM Chapter Mission Statement

DSU ACM Chapter (Computer Science Club) is an academic club whose purpose is to develop a better understanding of the nature and functions of the computer science field. The purpose of the DeSales University Student Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery is to develop and offer informative and entertaining events for the students of DeSales University. The Chapter strives to have open and friendly communication with students who are both majors and non-majors, while keeping with the Salesian tradition of DeSales University and satisfying the requirements of an ACM chapter as defined by their student chapter by-laws.

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Speaker from Air Product and           Computer Build, 2014
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Academic Activities:                              Fundraiser or Social Outreach
​Speaker from local industry                                             Activities: 
Game Development Groups                                            Ice Cream Social
Mobile App Contests                                                         Computer Build

 

Contact - dsucomputerscience@desales.edu
Advisor - Dr. Pranshu Gupta - Pranshu.Gupta@desales.edu 

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