Minutes

29 Aug 2019

Notes taken by Taylor in vim

10 people in attendance, including: nsmith, alu, presto, sweeney, taylor, spacedog, kahrl, dolphin, Khajiit Pai, aerospice

6:00 PM, On a Thursday, 2225 Kohrman Hall

minecraft

  • We have a minecraft server!

like and subscribe

  • you can like and subscribe to our social media below.
  • facebook [https://www.facebook.com/ccowmu]
  • youtube [https://www.youtube.com/user/wmucclub]
  • twitter [https://twitter.com/ccawmu]
  • we are officially active now on social media and Alu is running it! ## classes to talk to
  • R
  • MW 4:00 - 5:40 ROOD3396 36 students Qihai Liu
  • we don't usually do R but think many CS students are in it.
  • snackbutton will take this section.
  • TR 12:00 - 1:40 ROOD3396 35 students Ian Kapenga
  • i can talk to the Tuesday and Thursday section as I am in it.
  • CS1
  • TR 11:30 - 12:45 D109 128 students Donna Kaminski
  • dolphin will take CS1.
  • we will have doctor Kaminski email fliers as they're 128 students in the class.
  • CS 2
  • TR 11:30 - 12:45 D212 21 students Zijiang James Yang
  • dolphin will take this section.
  • TR 5:30 - 6:45 D121 27 students Zijiang James Yang
  • Spacedog will take this section.
  • 2230
  • TR 1:00 - 2:15 C141 30 students sphinx
  • Alu will take as she is in this class.
  • TR 4:00 - 5:15 C124 18 students sphinx
  • aerospice will take this one.
  • Foundations of Computer Science
  • MW 9:30 - 11:10 C141 27 students James D Nelson
  • Alu will take that one.
  • TR 9:30 - 11:10 C136 25 students Wassnaa Al-Mawee
  • snackbutton wil take that one.
  • Digital Logic
  • TR 8:30 - 9:20 118 students D109 Dean Johnson
  • snackbutton will take digital logic.
  • the total is 465 students!

class talking points

  • when talking to the classes, here are some possible talking points to bring up.
  • don't bring lock picks up!
  • we have soldering station.
  • we have our own room. ## think about after meeting talks
  • Alex wants to give some talks.
  • helbaken wants to give a talk on go.
  • we want a talk every week.
  • no talk next week because of pizza.
  • if you have an idea, please chat in officers.
  • spacedog will make the talk schedule.
  • the schedule is going to be available for all to edit.

vote on lamps

  • Alu wants desk lamps.
  • 4 desk lamps and 1 or 2 standing lamps.
  • lamps got approved for purchase. ### vote on alex/hellbacon's 30/month tutoring cluster
  • Alex wants club to do more tutoring/help.
  • wants a digital ocean cluster which are minny servers to mess on.
  • 3 node cluster costs $30/mo
  • best place to learn is on a community server to mess things up.
  • we could always cancel if it doesn't work. ### use of help room
  • we are going to use the help room for all tutoring.
  • help is slow where 1 or 2 people asking questions at a time.
  • if you need help please ask in the help room!

Bot for new members

  • able to initiate pms with the bot.
  • the bot will send you a pm with new member information.

member retention

  • we need to retain members.
  • pizza will help.
  • having projects to engage members like the gaming pc. ## part time job fair
  • september 10 part time job fair in bernhard center.
  • it goes from 3:00-6:00. ## engineering expo
  • engineering expo is sept 25 at parkview.

University job resources

  • if your not ready the university has good resources.
  • there are also club members which can help you with your resume and cover letters.

get fliers up on walls

  • we need to get fliers to advertise our pizza night next week.
  • you have to get all fliers approved by WMU.
  • spacedog will try to get them approved.
  • we need them by the valley dorms and engineering house.

plans for the year

  • allocated $1500 to build a new computer.
  • new riot room will be created for this.
  • this could be a friday project.
  • almost like plan meetings were with a formal agenda.

game jam

  • September is a game jam.
  • game jam is sept 20.
  • winner gets $50. ### review session
  • possibly a big study session for cs1 or 2 in october or november.

little plan

  • have a little plan inside room.
  • we need to go back to the basics.
  • maybe bring retro PC games back?
  • aerospice could bring games from 2003
  • no entry price, but have simple prizes.
  • little plan passed.

new chairs and headsets

  • we need new chairs and usb headsets.
  • will vote next meeting.

go to one event/hackathon

  • we need a dedicated group to go to Mhacks.
  • hackathon is a programming contest where you make software in a short period of time.

dinner

  • some people are not happy about no club dinners.
  • have pizza once a month or more.
  • we need to vote on dinner soon. ## pizza next week
  • we have free pizza next week! ## other notes
  • please register your devices on the wifi!
  • this will make my life easier.
  • the command is $office -r and mac address.