The ACM supports student involvement not only through individual student memberships but also through ACM student chapters housed at universities (and two high schools) worldwide. As the ACM’s official student maga- zine, Crossroads decided to check in and highlight of a few of these chapters to see how they are supporting the
computing community on campus.
Howard University’s ACM chapter
have hosted speakers from Lockheed
Martin, State Farm, Goldman Sachs,
University of South Alabama has
developed a partnership with the Gulf
Coast Technology Council to explore
local tech job opportunities.
University of Georgia’s ACM-W chapter
hosted tours of Google’s Atlanta office
and experienced Google’s famous
Building & Hands On
New York University’s ACM chapter
members plan to build a 3D printer during
a single all-nighter; the same chapter
co-sponsors a “live performance of every
major internet meme” in a more creative
outlet for its technological prowess.
The Northeastern State University
chapter is sharing its work on “Hacking
the Roomba” with current members.
University of Idaho hosted a soldering
workshop, assembling an expandable array
of LED boards to simulate Conway’s Game
National Institute of Technology,
Tiruchirappalli, the University of Illinois
at Urbana-Champaign, and CITY College,
Thessaloniki, organize entire symposia on
topics within computing.
DePaul University ACM-W chapter is
in the process of organizing workshops for
ACM professional events like the Grace
Butler University’s ACM chapters held
a member pie-in-the-face fundraiser.
Crossroads can continue to report on student chapter activities only with your input. Send your latest ACM
chapter updates to firstname.lastname@example.org to be considered for our next issues.