ECS Week 2020

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Monday
  • L3Harris Site Visit
    • Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    • Location: L3Harris Technologies, Inc., 7500 Maehr Rd, Waco, TX 76705, USA
    • Description: You are invited to join L3Harris for an evening of fun in honor of ECS Week! Tour the facility and participate in a collaborative challenge with L3Harris engineers. There will be activities for ALL ECS majors and dinner will be provided!
    • Register here. 
Tuesday
  • BURST Poster Presentations
    • Time: 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm 
    • Location: Rogers Lobby
    • Description: Students who participated in research internships come together to show off their key takeaways in a casual environment. There will be opportunities to speak to the driving forces behind some of the awesome accomplishments happening around our department. Students will be given punch cards and encouraged to view a certain number of posters, their cards can then be redeemed for a sweet treat!
    • Sign up to present your research here. 
       
  • BURST Coffee Talks about Summer Research Internships
    • Time: 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm
    • Location: Rogers 109 / Lobby
    • Description: Students will have an opportunity to have a more intimate 1-1 or 1-few conversation with a student who participated in a research internship over the summer while chugging down some great coffee. A great chance to ask questions about their experience, hardships, and key takeaways.
       
  • ECS Internship Panel
    • Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm
    • Location: Rogers 109
    • Description: ACM will be co-hosting the event with some engineering student org (we haven’t decided who yet). We’ll bring a panel of 5-6 students together to answer any question about their internship experience. From sending out applications, preparing for interviews, onboarding, performing on the job, and return offers. We want our students ask all the questions! We had this split as two panels but decided to combine it for easier planning and logistics on our end.
Wednesday
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Information Session
    • Time: 6:00 pm
    • Location: Rogers 109
       
  • VR Club Birthday Party!!
    • Time: 7:00 - 9:00 pm
    • Location: Rogers Lobby
    • Description: Play VR games and eat cake!
Thursday
  • STEM Night
    • Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
    • Location: South Bosque Elementary School, 1 Wickson Rd, Woodway, TX 76712
    • Description: The aim of this event is to provide a fun and inclusive environment where the students are able to explore a variety of fun activities to stimulate their interests in various STEM fields, including of course, Engineering and Computer Science!
Friday
  • ACM & VR Game Night 
    • Time: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    • Location: Cashion C201
    • Description: Video games. VR simulations. Fun and friendly competition. Pizza! We load tons of games onto the lab computers. There are also fun party games that people load up on the projectors. Fun for everyone!
Saturday
  • Wacode Hack-a-thon
    • Time: 8:00 am – 9:00 pm (All day)
    • Location: Cashion 5th Floor
    • Description: An annual 12-hour competition held at the Blume Conference Center on University's campus. The goal is to work on a project (mobile app, website, program) for social good. Some of our corporate sponsors will set up booths like at career fairs, they’ll act as mentors to our participants, and be running interviews on site the day of the event. We’ll be providing free food all day to anyone who attends, free shirts, free swag, and we’ll also be running professional workshops on various coding topics throughout the day. We’ll also be running a series of non-coding related fun side activities to keep people on their toes!
    • Register today! https://www.wacode.org/

School of Engineering and Computer Science

School of Engineering
& Computer Science
One Bear Place #97356
Waco, TX 76798-7356
(254) 710-3871