Stonehill College
320 Washington Street
Easton, MA 02357

Stonehill Student Chapter of the ACM

Faculty Sponsor:

                Professor Shai Simonson, shai@stonehill.edu 

Officers 2022 - 2023:

Emily May     and       Ashley Swift
Secretary:  Tiziana Hernandez 
  Adam Falcone

Join our Facebook group: ACM Computer Science at Stonehill

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 of Computing Machines (ACM) is the world's first educational and scientific computing society.

Interesting Links

Kattis Problem Archive
An Hour of Code
Join TopCoder - A Competition for Programmers
Join Leetcode
Try CodeChef
Practice for Tech Interview Puzzles
ACM Programming Contest (BOSPRE)

  Our chapter's machine learning event was chosen as one of ACM highlighted events for December 2022!  Congrats Ashley and Adam.

Past and Upcoming Events

2023-2024 Upcoming

    Alumnus John Ferris, Kayak.

    Alumnus Matt Hinds, Trip Adviser

2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR

1. When:  Thursday, September 15, 2022, 7-8 PM, Where: online
Speaker: Gerald Jay Sussman, Professor of Electrical Engineering at MIT

ACM Boston Meetup is a non-profit professional group that meets regularly to discuss diverse topics in computer science such as predictive analytics, applied machine learning, statistical modeling, open data, data visualization, user experience, user research, and artificial neural networks.

For more information, visit our Meetup page at, https://www.meetup.com/ACM-Boston.

2. When:
Monday, October 17, 11:30.
Where:  CS Lab

Odeta Pine, CEO G7Tech Services, will speak on computer science and entrepreneurship, and internship opportunities. You can watch the talk here with password "=acmclub1"
3. HTML and CSS Workshops with Adam Falcone, October 10

4. When:  Saturday, October 29, 2022
Where: Sherman Building, Boston University
TechTogether Hackathon
5. Personal Homepage Competition. Winner: Rory Paul

6. Machine Learning Workshop with Adam Falcone and Ashley Swift, October 31, College Center 217.  ACM mentioned us!

7. Women in STEM hosting
Stefany Palmieri, Data Services and Quality Assurance Manager at Abacus Health Solutions, November 7, 2022, 11:30, Meehan 216.

8. Resume Workshop for CS, with Andrew Leahy.  November 14, 2022, 11:30, CC 217. 
Presentation.  Sample.

.  Speaker Joe Wroblewski from Abacus Health, Cranston, RI,
November 28, 2022, 11:30 CC 217.  Last fall event.
Career Advice for Software Engineers

11.  Professor Bob Dugan on ChatGPT, February 6, 2023.

12. Alumnus Amy Johnson, General Dynamics, Feb. 20, 2023.

13. ICPC - Team Recursion:  Adam Falcone, Ashley Swift, Tiziana Hernandez

14.  First ever Stonehill CS Alumni Dinner, February 28, 2023.

15. Alumnus Brendan Buono, Amazon, March 20, 2023.

16.  Professor Mike Sale', Scrum/Agile Software Development Practices, April 3.

7. Alumnus Olivia Roy, Notre Dame, HubSpot, April 17, 2023

18.  Social Scavenger Hunt.

2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR

ACM Hour of Code December 6, 2021


Choose2Reuse Recruitment - November 10, 2021


John Pacheco - Guest Speaker - October 26, 2021


ACM Information Meeting- October 1, 2021


2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR

ECGC - Virtual East Coast Game Conference - April 21-23, 2021


Veracode Hacker Games - March 15 -26, 2021


Stony Brook University Hackathon - February 12,  2021

WHACK, Wellesley College Hackathon, November 7-8, 2020,

Matt Fuller, former Mr. Stonehill, Brown University Alum, and co-founder of Starburst       
Grad School, Industry, and CS Startups,
November 9, 2020, Monday, 5:00 Zoom.
Earlier years

December 5, 2019, Thursday, 5:00, CS Lab, Stonehill Alum Zoe Lavoie from Slalom
                Working World After Stonehill CS

November 13, 2019, Wednesday, 5:00, CS Lab
                Drew Harmon, Stonehill CS Alum,
                Computer Science Startups:  A How-To Guide.
                Download Drew Harmon's slides on Startups and Entrepreneurship here 

November 2-3, 2019, WHACK, Wellesley College Hackathon

October 19, 2019, Saturday, ACM BOSPRE,  26 teams, 11 problems
       Hosted by Stonehill for the first time.
       Team Recurrence:  Volodymyr Bobyr, Patrick O'Shea, Nico Cannavo Berrezueta
       Team Recursion:    Susan Joseph, Alex Avery, Mackenzie Rougeau
       Team Recursive:    James Milinazzo, Luciano Gianinni, Robert Spinello
        Recursion solved 3 (17th), Recurrence solved 3 (22nd), Recursive solved 2 (23rd).

October 1, 2019, Wednesday, 6:00-8:30 PM, Cardinal Spellman High School
                                                738 Court Street, Brockton, presents:
            Scott Hartley, author of "The Fuzzy and the Techie" speaking on:
            The Future of Jobs in the Age of AI
            Panelists include:  Stonehill adjunct professor Janet Brown Sederberg,
            Stonehill CS alum  Drew Harmon, and Stonehill CS student Volod Bobyr

April 12, 2019   CCSCNE Programming competition:
                    Theo Slepski, Malaika Mckenzie-Bennett, Nico Cannavo Berrezueta
                    12/28 with three out of eight problems solved. 
                     Malaika's poster came in 2nd out of 44

  October 13, 2018, BOSPRE, 31 teams, 10 problems
        Team Recursive:   Volodymyr Bobyr,   Malaika Mckenzie-Bennett, Sabin Litchfield
        Team Recursion:  Daniel Smolinksi, Zach Henry, Mike Wojtyna
        Team RecurrenceNeil Fitzgerald, Wyatt Dominguez, Robert Coleman
        Recursive solved 2 (25th);  Recursion solved 3 (14th);  Recurrence solved 3 (17th)

   April 4, 2018, Duffy 101, 6:30 PM,
        Lecture on Cryptocurrencies and Blockchains

   January 31, 2018, Wednesday, 5:15 PM, Library Disco
        Joel Silberman, http://scrum.org, Agile Software Development

    November 20, 2017, Monday - 5:00 PM - 308 Stanger
      Kayak Presentation

    November 3-5, 2017
         MIT Energy Hackathon,
            Marilyn Zarco, Sydney Martin, Neil Fitzgerald

     October 23, 2017, Monday - 5:00 PM - 308 Stanger
            Staples Recruitment and Presentation.

      October 14, 2017, BOSPRE 2017
                   Team_Recursion:  Matt Young, Volod Bobyr, Malaika McKenzie-Bennett
                   Team   Recurrence: Marilyn Zarco, Sydney Martin, Neil FItzgerald
            Recursion solved 1/10 and Recurrence solved 2/10.

      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 Misiaszek, 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,  308 Stanger, 5:00 PM,
                                    Refreshments will be served prior to talk.

The Mumps Programming Language - and its Medical Applications      Talk Slides      
        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 Algorithm
         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