Student Organizations

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Student Organizations

Students in the Department of Computer Science can participate in a range of engineering-related organizations across the School of Engineering and Applied Science. Find the organizations you want to join.

 

The Engineers' Council (E-Council)

Email: [email protected]
The Engineers' Council is an umbrella organization that represents all other engineering organization to the GW Undergraduate Student Government. They provide ongoing leadership development for member organizations and distribute funds accordingly. In addition, they are responsible for coordinating the School of Engineering and Applied Science’s Engineers' Week (E-Week) and the Engineers' Ball (E-Ball).

 

School of Engineering and Applied Science Student Peer Advisory Network (SEASSPAN)

Email: [email protected]
The School of Engineering and Applied Science Student Peer Advisory Network (SEASSPAN) is a student leadership organization comprised of approximately 30 carefully selected mentors that help the incoming freshman transition to SEAS. These mentors each come from various backgrounds and have unique interests that help to compliment the diversity of the freshman class. The mentors act as liaison between the SEAS administration, are part of the SEAS Summer Orientation program, help to coordinate the New Student Getaway, and support the integration of the new students into the SEAS community. Additionally, the mentors assist new students in registering for classes and moving into their residence hall, help answer questions about SEAS, plan engaging programs throughout the year, and introduce them to the GW campus as whole.

 

Alpha Omega Epsilon (AOE)

Email:  [email protected]
GW Chapter Website: http://aoegwu.tumblr.com
National Organization: http://alphaomegaepsilon.com/
Alpha Omega Epsilon is a professional and social women's organization that aims to promote friendship, leadership, and professionalism among its members. AOE members strive to exemplify high scholastic standards and academic achievement, and the sisters create a friendly, warm atmosphere that fosters integrity, character, and self-confidence. The sorority promotes the professional development of its members and contact with engineers and mentors to enhance the members’ career opportunities. Alpha Omega Epsilon also encourages ties with other Greek organizations.

 

Engineers Without Borders (EWB)

Email:  [email protected]
GW Chapter's Website: https://orgsync.com/111901/chapter
National Organization: http://www.ewb-international.org
Engineers Without Borders is an international, non-profit organization that partners student engineers with professional engineering mentors to create sustainable, technological solutions for communities in the developing world.

 

GW Association for Computing Machinery

Email: [email protected]
National Organization: https://acm.org
The GW student chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), as a chartered local chapter of the National ACM, a network of 80,000+ computing professionals, exists to enrich the academic and extracurricular life of students interested in Computer Science. GW ACM is the primary CS community org at GW, hosting department-wide events like CS Game Nights, Professor Talks, Coffee with Professors, and the CS Freshman Welcome. Through multifaceted campus speakers and other educational and scientific opportunities, ACM seeks to increase the computing knowledge of GW students. Please contact us via this email address: 

 

GW Cyber

Website: https://gwu.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/gw-cyber

The GW Cyber Security Club focuses on educating the GW student body about the security of the entire systems stack – from computer hardware, to networks, to software. The organization’s goal is to not only expose students to the vulnerabilities and applications used to exploit information technology, but also to teach students how to better guard themselves against these attacks.  Meetings generally consist of workshops, led by experienced, senior members and occasional professional guest speakers, conferences, and events.

 

GW Data Club (GW DATA)

Email: [email protected].com
Website: www.gwudata.com
GW DATA seeks to promote interest, skill development, and job placement in data science and business analytics roles. We are open to both Undergraduate and Graduate Students. Important events hosted by GW DATA include the Data-Driven Insights Career Conference and 'Hippo Hacks', the annual data analytics hackathon.

 

GW Robotics

Email: [email protected]
Website: https://gw-robotics.github.io
The mission of GW Robotics is spark an interest for robotics and provide opportunities for students to apply their knowledge from their course work through building robots. The members in GW robotics work each year to build a robot that competes in the international MATE ROV Competition. Beyond building an underwater robot for competition, the team strives to promote robotics within the GW community through hosting mini robotics competitions for the students and other various educational events. Students on the team also reach out into the local community by mentoring FIRST robotics teams at the local high schools.

 

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)

Email:  [email protected]
GW Chapter Website: http://gwnsbetele.wix.com/gwnsbe
National Organization: http://www.nsbe.org
NSBE's mission is "to increase the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community. " The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) with more than 24,000 members, is one of the largest student-managed organization in the country. NSBE is comprised of more than 270 chapters on college and university campuses, 75 Alumni Extension chapters nationwide and 75 Pre-College chapters.

 

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

Email:  [email protected]
National Organization: http://www.swe.org
The Society of Women Engineers (SWE), founded in 1950, is a not-for-profit educational and service organization. SWE is the driving force that establishes engineering as a highly desirable career aspiration for women. SWE empowers women to succeed and advance in those aspirations and be recognized for their life changing contributions and achievements as engineers and leaders.

 

Systems Hacking Club

Interested students should email Prof. Parmer.
Website: https://github.com/GW-SHC/info
The Systems Hacking Club (SHC) is a forum for discussing and learning about how things work.  From architectures, to operating systems, to networks, to programming languages, SHC dives into the details of the infrastructure we use every day. It is focused toward people who are interested, but don't have a background in these areas, all the way up to system hackers and researchers.

 

Women in Computer Science

Email: [email protected]
Website: https://gwwics.github.io/
Women in Computer Science (WiCS) is a student organization ran through the Department of Computer Science, in the School of Engineering and Applied Science at The George Washington University (GW). WICS is open for all female GW undergraduate and graduate students majoring, minoring or with interest in Computer Science. In order to support women studying Computer Science at GW, WiCS sponsors several mentoring and networking events throughout the semester.