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California State University, Long Beach

Computer Engineering & Computer Science (CECS)

CECS Newsletter #7 for Fall 2007

  • October 11, 2007
  • by Dr. C van Lent

Newsletter Index

  1. Deadlines
  2. Announcements
  3. Student Groups
  4. Scholarship/Fellowship Information
  5. Jobs


Spring and Summer Graduation 2008

Oct 15th is the deadline to file your request to graduate for Spring or Summer 2008 graduation. If you file later than the filing dates listed above, you must file a Request to Apply for Graduation After the Published Deadline from Enrollment Services (BH-101) along with your Request to Graduate form. You must pay a $10 missed deadline fee as well.

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Book Sale

The annual Book sale for the ACM, ACM programming team, and the CECS department will be held all day Wednesday October 17, 2007. The funds raised from this event will help fund ACM, ACM programming team, and the CECS department. We encourage everyone to stop by and buy a few books, as most are only a few dollars. If you would like more information or would like to help and have not yet volunteered, please contact Steve Gold.

Job Fair

The Career Development Center will host its annual Fall Job Fair on Thursday, October 18. The event will take place at the University Student Union Ballroom from 12 pm to 4 pm. Approximately 150 companies with full-time, part-time and internship opportunities have registered to attend, including numerous Fortune 500 companies. See Career Development Center Fall Job Fair for more information.

Regional Programming Contest

The Regional Programming contest will be held this year on Saturday, November 10 in Riverside. There are still a few available slots for participants. If you would like the opportunity to compete on our programming team, please contact Steve Gold.

SWE Fundraiser

On October 23th from 5:00 pm – 10:00pm, BJ's restaurant on 2nd street in Long Beach will donate a percentage of proceeds to the CSULB Society of Women Engineers chapter. Back to top

Student Organizational Meetings

  • ACM – The ACM will conclude its presentation on the .NET Framework. We will have insightful demonstrations on the tools available for programming applications that run on .NET Framework. This will be held on October 15, 2007 in ECS 302 at noon. Everyone is welcome to attend and once again lunch will be provided.
  • EAT – Embedded Applications Technology holds meetings every Tuesday and Thursday at 4pm in ECS-304. All are welcome.
  • SWE – The next meeting for The Society of Women Engineers will be October 16th, at 4:45 pm in ECS 308. All students (male and female) are welcome to attend and bring a friend.
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Scholarship/Fellowship Information

NASA Undergraduate Student Research Program

NASA-USRP offers undergraduate students across the United States internships at NASA centers under the supervision of technical mentors. This prestigious program seeks rising sophomore, junior and senior students in the disciplines of engineering, math, computer science and life/physical sciences. Students may apply for 10-week summer session and15-week spring or fall session. NASA-USRP provides students with hands-on, real-life research experiences that challenge, inspire and bring practical application to complement the students’ academic education. Stipends are $6,000 for the summer session and $9,000 for fall and spring, plus a round-trip travel allowance. Application deadlines are:

Scholarship/Fellowship Information

Refer to Newsletter 6

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Transportation Foundation of Los Angeles (TFLA)

Information Technology Intern

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