UP Association of Computer Science Majors
|Established||August 16, 1983|
|Location||3/F Lobby, Melchor Hall, College of Engineering, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City|
|Department||Department of Computer Science|
|Affiliations||Philippine Computing Organizations Alliance (PCOA), CS Network|
The University of the Philippines Association of Computer Science Majors (UP CURSOR) is a nonprofit, non-stock, nonsectarian socio-civic-academic student organization based in the University of the Philippines - Diliman Campus, Quezon City, Philippines.
Founded in 1983, the organization is the oldest Computer Science student organization in the university. Its home is in the UP Department of Computer Science in the UP College of Engineering, and caters specifically to students taking up the BS Computer Science degree in the university. Non-CS majors are also accepted as honorary members.
About the Organization
UP CURSOR has the following objectives:
1. To extend the training of its members beyond the formal limits of the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science curriculum of the university;
2. To integrate the efforts of its members in pursuit of academic growth and excellence;
3. To foster goodwill, friendship, cooperation, and dedication among its members;
4. To cultivate and maintain cordial, fraternal, and professional relations with other organizations inside and outside the University; and
5. To provide a channel for the promotion of general interests in the field of computer science.
These are achieved by utilizing the talents and skills of its members to hold different events where different topics in computer science are discussed. The organization also provides different services for its members and the Department of Computer Science – UP Diliman. This way it can can develop its members holistically while promoting computer science and what it can offer to the society.
To be an institution where the next generation of professionals can find a home that will enable them to refine their skills and talents in using technology for building a better country.
To promote Computer Science through the holistic growth of its members by training them in leadership, management, teamwork, social responsibility, and other skills that are beneficial to their growth as students and, eventually, as leaders in nation building.
The Executive Committee
Aaron Diego I. Dimaano
Vice President for Internals/Membership Committee Head: Nicole Anne T. Ramirez
Vice President for Externals/External Affairs Committee Head: Kristine Gayle E. Nebrija
Secretary and Records Committee Head: Sherina Marie R. Noche
Treasurer and Finance Committee Head: Joshua Ariz Charles D. Soriano
Academic Affairs Committee Head: Christian Albert B. Cheng
Activities Committee Head: Hanz Louie L. Cabico
Information and Public Relations Committee Head: Matthew S. Lopez
Projects and Events
Computer Science Summit
CS++ / #
GeeCS and CS Week
Awards and Recognition
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