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Stonehill Student Chapter of the ACM
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The Stonehill 2013 Senior T-Shirt
(The Dining Philosophers - Descartes, Confucius, Plato, and Aquinas)

Designed and drawn by Nate Bowditch

With  a membership exceeding 80,000, the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) is the world's first educational and scientific computing society.

Programming Competitions and Events Advisor:

        Professor Shai Simonson, 306 Stanger, x1008, shai@stonehill.edu 
Officers 2017 - 2018:        
President:  Marylin Zarco        Vice President: Jen Wheaton
Secretary:  
Mike Middleton    Treasurer: Kelly Powers
At Large:    


Events:

Programming contests, Guest lectures, Videos, Field trips:
     
     October 23, 2017, Monday - 5:00 PM - 308 Stanger
            Staples Recruitment and Presentation.


      April 24, 2017, Monday - 5:30 PM - 308 Stanger      Beyond the Desk
Hadley Markoski, former CS student and rural aficionado talks about weaving a career as a developer and IT professional into a life that took a left turn at Albuquerque. She's head of IT and development at an independent Apple Authorized Reseller. She lives in central Vermont just outside one of the smallest state capitals in the US and the only one without a McDonalds.
     
      February  7, 2017 - Tuesday 5:15 PM - STAPLES Talent Acquisition - 308 Stanger
                        University Recruitment - Devon Cox

      November 7, 2016 - Monday 4:00 PM -  CS Colloquium - 308 Stanger
                        The History of IT: 1968-present, by Jim Fahey

      October 15, 2016 -  BOSPRE 2016
                        Nikolay Lisichenok, Greg Costello, Matt Young

      April 20, 2016 - Wednesday 4:00 PM - CS Colloquium - 308 Stanger
                    Kelsey Anderson, What is User Experience
?
     
       April 3, 2016 - Balgorfest
                    Team 1: Danielle Dmisiaszek, Brandon Hanson, Ben DiMattia
                                    5 of 7 problems completed correctly
                    Team 2: Matt Messier, Brandon Powers, Mike Middleton
                                    3 of 7 problems completed correctly

       March 16, Wednesday, 4:00 PM - CS Colloquium
                            Prasad Parulekar, Trip Advisor,
                            General Design Principles.
      
       Spring
2016 - CCSNE Conference  Programming Contest
       

       October 17, 2015, Saturday, ACM BOSPRE Programming Contest.
                            Team Recursion: David Lawson, Danielle Misiaszek, Ben DiMattia
                            Team Closure: Matt Messier,
Brandon Powers, Steve Villani
                            Team Induction:  Brandon Hansen, Mike Dias, Mike Middleton
                            Team Recursion solved one problem to score 13th place out of 25

       October 7, 2015, Wednesday, Matt Hinds, Stonehill Alum, TripAdviser
                    Succeeding with a Technical Interview
           
        308 Stanger 5:45 PM
                    Refreshments Served Prior to Talk

        April 22, 2015, Wednesday, CS Colloquium,

                   Stonehill Alum and VP Technology at Novetta, Drew Harmon
                    Data Structures and Algorithms in the Real World
                    308 Stanger 5:00 PM
                    Refreshments Served Prior to Talk
               
       
        March 18, 2015, Wednesday, 308 Stanger, 4:00 PM
                    Harpreet Singh from Fidelity will speak about Big Data

        March 7, 2015, Saturday, Brandeis University, Balgorfest
                                Team: Matt Messier, Kraig Boates, Ryan Randall

         March 4, 2015,  CS Colloquium, Professor Kevin O'Kane,
                                    University of Northern Iowa,
                      The Mumps Programming Language - and its Medical Applications
                      Talk Slides
                                    308 Stanger, 5:00 PM,
                                    Refreshments will be served prior to talk.

        Spring 2015 Balgorfest

        October 27, 2014,  Raytheon designer of USS Zumwalt, Wade Knudson
                                    Pettit Atrium, 7:00 PM.

         October 22, 2014 - Stonehill Alums Richie DeJesus and John Ferris from Kayak,
                                Internships at Kayak, 5 PM, 308 Stanger

         October 18, 2014, Saturday, ACM BOSPRE Programming Contest.
                            Team Recursion: Kraig Boates, Lauren Lange, Jennifer McBrine
                            Team Recurrence: David Lawson, Ryan Randall, Michael Middleton
                            Both teams scored two problems correctly.

          April 26, 2014, CCSCNE Programming Contest,
                    Team: Kraig Boates, Nick Kirkpatrick, Ryan Randall
                    Placed 22/31

          April 23, 2014,  Student Talks - Stanger Lab

          February 2014, Hackathon


         October 2013, Saturday, ACM Programming Contest BOSPRE,
                    Stonehill Skyhawks:  Kraig Boates, Lauren Lange, Jen McBrine
                    Placed 11/14 (tied for ninth place with five teams who scored 1/8)

         April 24 and May 1, 2013, 5:15 PM, 308 Stanger.
                    Honors Talk, Nate Bowditch, Genetic Algorithms

April 12, 2013, CCSCNE Programming Contest,
                Team: Doug Bodkin, Nate Bowditch, Joey Scherr
                Placed 16th out of 33 teams. (2/6 problems correct)
                This one was closer than it looked.  The team had three more
                almost done, including one they had completed in Algorithms class.
                Unfortunately, time crunch and minor glitches spoiled the day.

March 25, 2013, Monday, 5:30 PM, 308 Stanger
               
Stonehill Alum Ryan Curtis from Amazon
                How to Handle Software Interviews:  Puzzles and Experiences
                Refreshments will be Served

October 24, 2012,  Wednesday, 5:00 PM, 308 Stanger,
            Stonehill Alum Drew Harmon and Dan St. George
                from Digital Results Group
                Talk on Math in Programming Careers

       
        Refreshments will be served

October 13, 2012, Saturday, ACM Programing Contest - BOSPRE
            2012 Teams:
            Stonehill Recursion:  Brendan Buono, Doug Bodkin, Kelsey Napolione
                                            Placed 16/19.(12-way tie for 7th)
            Stonehill Recurrence: Lauren Lange, Joey Scherr, Peter Steiwer
                                            Placed 17/19 (12-way tie for 7th)

April 19, 2012, Thursday, 8:00 PM- Infinite, Stanger Night, 308 Stanger
                        Free Pizza, Snacks, Drinks, Fun, Games, Social

April 12, 2012, Thursday, 4:00 PM, 308 Stanger                   
                    Ray Powers, IBM, Notre Dame and Stonehill Alum
                    Smarter Planet - Cloud Computing and Appliances

March 29, 2012  Thursday, 2:00-4:00,  Commons
                    InterSystems is interviewing on Campus
                    On-site screening tests will be offered.

March 29, 2012,
Thursday, 4:00 PM, 308 Stanger
                   Kelsey Anderson, Athena Healthcare
                   User Experience (UX)

March 17, 2012, Northeast Linux Fest ,Worcester State University
          Hackerspace competition


March 1, 2012,  Thursday, 4:00 PM, 308 Stanger 
                    Matt Hinds, General Dynamics and Stonehill alum
                    Software Design


December 1, 2011, Thursday, 4:30 PM, Tom Wall,
            Vertica Systems, Stonehill CS Alumni,  will present:
            On Life After Stonehill - Grad School and Industry

November 10, 2011, Thursday, 4:00 PM, Rachel Peary,
            Physical Therapy Dpeartment,
Sargent College, Boston Univeristy
            Healthy Computer Use -
The Importance of Ergonomics for the Student to Prevent Musculoskeletal Disorders Associated with Computer Use

October 15, 2010, Saturday, ACM Programing Contest - BOSPRE
            2011 Teams:
            Stonehill Recursion:  Mike Singleton, Brendan Buono, Doug Bodkin
            (12/20) - 3/8 problems correctly submitted
            Stonehill Induction: Nate Bowditch, Mike Yeatts, Pat Clark (not present)
            (15/20) - 2/8 problems correctly submitted

September 28, Wednesday, Stanger Night, 8:00 PM - infinite
       
Snacks, movie, fun

April 15, 2011  CCSCNE Programming Contest

April 14, 2011 Stanger Night.  6:00 PM,
         Free pizza, soda, lemonade,  Movie: The Social Network.

March 9, 2011, Wednesday, 4:00 PM, 308 Stanger
        Dan St. George, Stonehill Senior, will present his
        NSF Summer Research Experience

March 2, 2011, Wednesday, 4:00 PM, 308 Stanger
        John Stracke, Software Design, ITA Software
        The Design of Everyday APIs

February 3, 2011, Thursday, 4:00 PM
        Nadia Gruny of Oracle Academy presents
        How to Prepare for Technology Jobs

October 28, 2010, Thursday, 4 PM, Duffy 101
        Dr. Irina Seceleanu, Math Department, Bridgewater State University
        The Not So Random Coin Toss

October 21, 2010, Thursday, 4:00 PM
, 308 Stanger
            Matt Fuller, Software Engineer at Vertica, Mr. Stonehill, Brown alumnus
            will talk about "Life After Stonehill."  Refreshments at 4:00.

           
October 16, 2010, ACM Programing Contest - BOSPRE
            2010 Team: Dan St. George, Jeremy Blumenthal, Patrick Clark
            Tied for 9th out of 19 with 11 other teams :-).

September 16, 2010, Thursday, 7:00 PM.
Opening Event -  Stanger night.  Free pizza, soda, lemonade, homemade cookies (by Ashley).  Movie TBA.

May 2010, Senior Dinner

April 16-17, 2010  CCSCNE Programming Contest,
            2010 Team: Ryan Curtis, Scott Markoski, Dan St. George
            Placed:  14 out of 33.

March 31, 2010, Duffy 215, 11:00 - 12:15
            Carrie Dugan, Bigger Ideas
            What Every Computer Scientist Should Know
            About Human Computer Interaction


March 27, 2010 Robot Competition

March 26, 2010, Friday evening -- all evening, 308 Stanger
            Stanger Night -- Food, Games, Fun

February 26, 308 Stanger Hall, 1:00 PM,
            Bill Kayser on Software Design


October 29, 2009, 308 Stanger Hall, 7:00 PM - late
          Scary Movie Night

October 17, 2009, UMass Boston
          ACM Programming Contest- BOSPRE
          2009 Team:  Scott Markoski, Dan St. George, Ryan Curtis
          Placed: 11 out of 17.


April 22, 2009, 308 Stanger Hall, 4:00 PM
            Stonehill CS alumnus and entrepreneur Mike Frey
            Senior Manager System Software, Canonical USA
             Building a Startup - Life after Stonehill

March 18, 2009,
308 Stanger Hall, 4:00 PM
     
      Joel Silberman, AIR_Worldwide
            What I Learned from Code Reviews


Feb. 27, 2009, Friday 5:30 - late, Stanger 308
   
        Stanger Night
            Movies, Games, Munchies, Fun


October 18, 2008, Brown (or Tufts) University
          ACM Programming Contest- BOSPRE
          2008 Team:  Scott Markoski, Dan Bernhardt, and Brandon Brosemer
          Placed 9 out of 21.

Sept 26, 2008, Friday 4-7 PM, Stanger 101
            Stanger Night
            Movies, Games, Munchies, Fun

Sept 15, 2008, Monday, 3:30-5pm,
Wheaton College, A102, Science Center
Ken Aspeslagh (Wheaton, class of 2000)
Co-founder of ecamm.com
Apple's Secret Sauce:
Why Steve Jobs chose Objective-C as the native tongue for application development on OS X.

April 7, 2008, Monday, 4:30 PM, 308 Stanger Hall
ACM Distinguished Speakers Program
Professor Allen Tucker, 

Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Natural Sciences in the Department of Computer Science at Bowdoin College,

Is There a Good Programming Language Out There?

March 14, 2008, Friday 5-8 PM, Stanger 101
Pi Day
ACM Punch and Pie
Movies, games, and munchies

January 23, 2008, Wednesday, 5:00 PM, 308 Stanger
           Matt Fuller,
           Stonehill CS alumnus (and a former Mr. Stonehill)
, Brown U.
           What Comes after Computer Science at Stonehill?
           Graduate School, the Workplace, and the "Real World"
           Q and A to follow.

October 13, 2007, Saturday, 5:30 PM
       
ACM 2007 Programming Contest - BOSPRE

September 26, 2007, Wednesday, 5:30 PM
        Dr. Andries van Dam, Brown University
        Johnson Lecture at Wheaton College
        Hindle Auditorium, Science Center
        When is the Pen Mightier than the Keyboard?

Spring 2006
CCSCNE 2006
Programming Contest  First Place - out of 25 Schools with 5/6 problems correct.  Middlebury College was second, and
Muhlenburg College was third.  Team members were Ryan Amari, Kevin Green and Jesse Suero.  Congratulations! 
Problems Solutions Results

March 27, 2006 - Monday, 5 PM at Wheaton College
Prof. Ronald Graham  - Renowned computer scientist, mathematician, and juggler - Norman W. Johnson Fund for Mathematics and Computer Science Lecture

February 13, 2006 - Monday, 5 PM Hart 116 Wheaton College
          Rochelle Liebowitz and Marc LeBlanc of Wheaton College
          Wheaton-Stonehill-Bridgewater Mathematics Colloquium
          Pals in DNA Land

Fall 2005 ACM 2005 Programming Contest - Local Site
        4th Place Finish - Best Ever!  Congratulations to Raquel, Ryan, and Kevin.

Spring 2005

            CCSCNE 2005 Programming Contest

April 14, 2005 - Thursday 4 PM
             Nathan Lamont of Bigger Planet
             Game Programming

October 21, 2004 - Thursday 4 PM
Ben Moreland, from The Hartford, 
Service Oriented Architecture.

December 8, 2004 - Wednesday 4 PM
            Art Benjamin
of Harvey Mudd College
            The Best Way to Knock 'Em Down

Fall 2004  ACM 2004 Programming Contest  -   Local Site

March 24, 2004 - Wednesday 4 PM
                Tom Hull of Merrimack College

                The  Mathematics and Computational Complexity of Origami

October 22, 2003 - 4 PM
          Kathy Murray of Staples Corporation,
          QA Jobs for Computer Science Majors.