The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) is an organization consisting of students from a variety of backgrounds who share a common interest in computer science. The NYU ACM is open to all students, faculty, and staff of New York University, as well as our surrounding community.
Many events at Courant are organized under the auspices of the Courant Student Organization. It's made up of the math and computer science graduate students and run on a volunteer basis. An organizational meeting is held every fall to plan events for the upcoming year.
The mission of MACS is to build and to foster a community for Masters students in the Department of Computer Science at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences.
Every year NYU participates in the Greater New York Regional Competition of the ACM's International Collegiate Programming Contest. Open to all interested students, weekly practices offer a chance to refine problem solving skills. Eligible students participate in teams at the Regional Competition for a chance to advance to the World Finals. The most recent NYU team to win the Regional Competition traveled to Shanghai.
WinC was founded in October 2005 and is sponsored by the Computer Science Department at New York University. WinC has worked with companies such as IBM, Google, Morgan Stanley and Microsoft to organize recruiting and internship events, academic panels, technical workshops, company visits, programming contests, and scholarships to support members. WinC's main mission is to support women interested in computers and technology by providing an environment to encourage them and activities to inspire them. All University students, faculty, staff and alumni who are interested in technology are welcome to join WinC, regardless of gender or field of study. Individuals from the surrounding community and those from companies that are interested in sponsoring WinC's activities are also welcome.
HackNY aims to federate the next generation of hackers for the New York innovation community. Co-organized by faculty from NYU and Columbia, and with a board of advisors which includes educators, technologists, and entrepreneurs, hackNY organizes the summer Fellows program and student ‘hackathons’ during the school year in order to create and empower a community of student-technologists.