Spring 2012 MACS Officer Elections

Posted: January 17th, 2012 | Author: ericawolfe | Filed under: Uncategorized | 6 Comments »

Please read the following directions and information very carefully.

Contents:
I. Statement of Intent to Run for Election
II. Elections and Speeches
III. Officer Responsibilities

I. Statement of Intent to Run for Election

Below this post, where it says “Leave a reply,” please write your statement of intent.
1) Put your name (first name and last initial is okay.)
2) Enter a valid NYU email (don’t worry it won’t be visible.)
3) State the position for which you are running: Representative, Senator, Treasurer or Vice President. You may choose only one. Only current MACS officers are eligible to run for President.
4) Write a statement of intent of 300 words or fewer (a couple of paragraphs is fine).
5) The deadline to run is Thursday, February 2 at 11:59pm.

The statement of intent should address at least the following: why you want to be a MACS officers and why you are a good candidate; how you will benefit the students and the program; what specifically you will do to improve MACS; and anything else that demonstrates your qualities and commitment to the club.

The current MACS officer’s statements of intent are included below as examples of how a statement of intent could be written.

II. Elections and Speeches

General Meeting and Officer Elections
Friday, February 3
5:00pm
WWH 109

If you are running, you must come to the general meeting and should give a speech of three minutes or fewer. If you are unable to attend, please contact MACS, macs [at] cs.nyu.edu, by Thursday, February 2 by 11:59pm. Not attending the election without informing MACS automatically forfeits your nomination.

See here for a list of officer responsibilities.


Fall 2011 MACS Secretary Election

Posted: September 1st, 2011 | Author: ericawolfe | Filed under: Uncategorized | Comments Off

Please read the following directions and information very carefully.

Contents:
I. Statement of Intent to Run for Election
II. Elections and Speeches
III. Officer Responsibilities

I. Statement of Intent to Run for Election

Below this post, where it says “Leave a reply,” please write your statement of intent.
1) Put your name (first name and last initial is okay.)
2) Put a valid NYU email (don’t worry it won’t be visible.)
3) Write a statement of intent of 300 words or fewer. (a couple of paragraphs is fine)
4) All statements of intent will be made visible on Wednesday, September 14.
6) The deadline to run is Thursday, September 15 at 11:59pm.

The statement of intent should address at least the following: why you want to be a MACS officers and why you are a good candidate; how you will benefit the students and the program; what specifically you will do to improve MACS; and anything else that demonstrates your qualities and commitment to the club.

Please look at last semester’s election for examples of how a statement of intent could be written.

II. Elections and Speeches

General Meeting and Officer Election
Friday, September 16
5:00pm
WWH 13th Floor Lounge

If you are running, you must come to the general meeting and should give a speech of three minutes or fewer. If you are unable to attend, please contact MACS, macs [at] cs.nyu.edu, by Thursday, September 15 at 11:59pm. Not attending the election without informing MACS automatically forfeits your nomination.

See here for a list of officer responsibilities.


Slides from Spring 2011 Open Source Program Kick-Off Event

Posted: February 5th, 2011 | Author: ericawolfe | Filed under: Uncategorized | No Comments »

Thanks to Mark for an excellent presentation!

The slides can be found here.


Nerd Herd

Posted: February 2nd, 2011 | Author: ericawolfe | Filed under: Uncategorized | Comments Off

Going to a cool tech event? Want your fellow CS/IS students to go with you?

Let us know! Send the event announcement to macs-general@cims.nyu.edu. Be sure to include when to meet in the Warren Weaver lobby so the group can travel together.


Spring 2011 Officer Responsibilities

Posted: December 22nd, 2010 | Author: ericawolfe | Filed under: Uncategorized | No Comments »

No experience necessary! Commitment to the club is more important.

a. Responsibilities of all executive officers

- Attend officer meetings, about two per month.
- Should attend all events.
- Organize, advertise and run two events and support the organizers of two more.

We work collaboratively on all MACS activities. Our officers are devoted to the club and to benefiting the students.

b. President

- Represent the club proactively and make and maintain relationships with internal and external contacts.
- Provide leadership and direction for each semester’s activities.
- Ensure the progress of quality events that satisfy the club’s mission and benefit the students.
- Motivate all officers to meet their responsibilities and work harmoniously together.
- Run officer meetings.

c. Vice President

- Represent the club proactively and make and maintain relationships with internal and external contacts.
- Provide leadership and direction for each semester’s activities.
- Ensure the progress of quality events that satisfy the club’s mission and benefit the students.
- Motivate all officers to meet their responsibilities and work harmoniously together.
- Run officer meetings in the President’s absence.

d. Treasurer

- Monitor the MACS budget.
- Maintain a list of expenditures and remaining funds.
- Support funding applications.
- Seek funding and sponsorship opportunities.

e. Secretary

- Schedule officer meetings.
- Take minutes at every officer meeting.
- Maintain other MACS documentation.

f. Benefits of Officership

- Network with industry professionals, university professors and your fellow students.
- Run a departmental club of over 200 computer science and information systems master’s students.
- Hone leadership skills.
- Gain practical organizational skills.
- Develop communication and team-building skills.
- Work directly with top companies in the industry, like Morgan Stanley and IBM.


Spring 2011 MACS Officer Elections

Posted: December 22nd, 2010 | Author: ericawolfe | Filed under: Uncategorized | 7 Comments »

Please read the following directions and information very carefully.

Contents:
I. Statement of Intent to Run for Election
II. Elections and Speeches
III. Officer Responsibilities

I. Statement of Intent to Run for Election

Below this post, where it says “Leave a reply,” please write your statement of intent.
1) Put your name (first name and last initial is okay.)
2) Put a valid NYU email (don’t worry it won’t be visible.)
3) Write the position for which you are running: Secretary, Treasurer or Vice President. You may choose only one. Only current MACS officers are eligible to run for President.
4) Write a statement of intent of 300 words or fewer. (a couple of paragraphs is fine)
5) All statements of intent will be made visible on Wednesday, January 26.
6) The deadline to run is Thursday, January 27 11:59pm.

The statement of intent should address at least the following: why you want to be a MACS officers and why you are a good candidate; how you will benefit the students and the program; what specifically you will do to improve MACS; and anything else that demonstrates your qualities and commitment to the club.

The current MACS officer’s statements of intent are included below as examples of how a statement of intent could be written.

II. Elections and Speeches

General Meeting and Officer Elections
Friday, January 28
5:00pm
WWH 109

If you are running, you must come to the general meeting and should give a speech of three minutes or fewer. If you are unable to attend, please contact MACS, macs [at] cs.nyu.edu, by Thursday, January 27 11:59pm. Not attending the election without informing MACS automatically forfeits your nomination.

See here for a list of officer responsibilities.


Photos of the Open Source Kick-Off Event

Posted: October 2nd, 2010 | Author: ericawolfe | Filed under: Events | No Comments »

Slides from Business Plan 101 with Qing Li

Posted: March 29th, 2010 | Author: ericawolfe | Filed under: Uncategorized | No Comments »

Thanks to Qing for an excellent presentation!

The slides can be found here.