A big thank you to all the people who attended Calgary Hacks this year and helped to make it an amazing event! We couldn’t host this event without great participants and great ideas. Shoutouts to our winners this year:

First Place
LeetCode Hard – StudyBudy
Satyaki Ghosh
James Peralta
Albert Choi
Mohit Parmar
Nathaniel Habtegergesa

Second Place

418 I’m a Teapot – Calgary Buddy
Evan Krul
Layla Arab
Nicholas Cervania
Richard Lee
Shamez Meghji

Third Place
0xDEAD10CC – Cowgary
Aidan Lee
Alyssa Lee
Kimberly Chan
Nara Rzayeva
Tim Gubski

Popular Choice Prize
America’s Best Epic Gamers – Student Mental Health Support Center
Erick Calder
Israa Farouk
Martha Ibarra
Steven Susanto
Tiffany Chang

Best First Year Prize
Vianney Nguyen – UniLife
Vianney Nguyen

Other projects can be viewed at the devpost!

Also a big thank you to our volunteers who made the event possible! If you missed this year’s hackathon or you want to get involved for next year, as always you should come get involved in CSUS which you can do by first and foremost by becoming part of the community either through come around to our clubroom in MS 130 or hanging out in our discord at discord.gg/jDTEJSG0.

Math Science Lab Redesign

The Department of Computer Science is currently looking for your input on how the Computer Science Undergraduate Labs should look! This contest is looking for the best ideas on how the labs should look submitted by students and voted for by students. You are free to do anything you want, confined in the space of the 1st floor. Break some walls, add in 50 sofas, add plants, anything! Have fun!

For more information and submission, visit: https://lab-redesign.devpost.com/
If you have any questions, please email us at csus@ucalgary.ca

Around Campus

Women in Computer Science Tea feat. Benevity

Monday 24 February 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
ICT 508 (5th floor Lounge)
Come socialize with other female undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty members in Computer Science! We’ll have tea and light snacks. We have also invited several female developers from Benevity (https://www.benevity.com/) to attend and share what it’s like to be a practicing software developer in industry. They’ll be sharing a bit more about what Benevity does, what various software/technical roles look like in the company, and will be available to address any questions you may have about working in computer science beyond university.
If planning to attend, please RSVP to lora.oehlberg@ucalgary.ca

Industry Night: Association for Women in Mathematic

This event is targeted for students in Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science or Computer Science interested in exploring their options after graduation or as a student. This is also an opportunity for students to ask questions, learn more about different types of industry experience, and get valuable career advice from professionals.
Our speakers come from a breadth of experience working in the data and analytics field for multiple industries.
The speakers for this evening will be:
Saskia Houwen – Director, IT Business Intelligence & Reporting at Nutrien
Leanne Haasen – Analyst at HSBC Heather Grandy – Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft
Linzi Jiang – Senior Data Analyst at Enbridge

If you would like to attend this event, please register here or by using this link https://forms.gle/Q6G52p3WwneGdZYs5

That’s all for now folks! Once again thank you to everyone who helped make Calgary Hacks a great event and I hope to see you all around CSUS!

Colin Au Yeung
VP Internal Communications

Thank you everyone for making CalgaryHacks 2020 great!

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