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University of Arkansas at Monticello
Division of Computer Information Systems
CIS Student Organization

2003-2004 Academic Year

April

Chi Iota Sigma Minutes for April 1, 2004

Board Members Present: Carolyn Fielder, George Lindsey, Jamie Wells, Chris Simpson

I. Speaker: Ashley Young

II. Old Business;

Treasurer read treasurers report

III. New Business;

NASA speaker will be in Science Building Auditorium April 20, 2004 At 12:30

Mr. Dombrowski introduced his job search database that will link student resumes with prospecting companies.

Job descriptions for elections

Nominations

New Officers:

President: Chris Simpson
Vice-President: Kevin Murphy
Secretary: Pamela Hopper
Treasurer: Thomas Wust
Scholarship Officer: Deana Moffatt

For the Dillard's trip members voted to accept to pay $5 for lunch for attending members and $15 for gas for members who drive and take a minimum of two people.

American Cancer Society: Relay for Life, April 23-24th 6pm Members voted to accept to pay $100 for relay for life Team captain: Chris Simpson

Job Fair April 14, 2004

Division of CIS Awards Reception will be held April 27, 2004 at 12:30

Book Stipend applications are due April 8, 2004

Adopt a solider care packages -- bring items to Nancy in the CIS office or to Ms. Hopkins

IV. Meeting Conclusion

Next Chi Iota Sigma meeting on April 29, 2004

Respectfully Submitted,

Jamie Wells


March

Chi Iota Sigma Minutes for March 4, 2004

Board Members Present: Russell Corker, Carolyn Fielder, George Lindsey, Jamie Wells, Chris Simpson

I. Old Business;

Secretary read minutes of last meeting
Treasurer read treasurers' report
Mock Interviews March 29, 2004, from 1:00 to 4:00 -- Call 460-1454 to schedule interview
Job Fair Training April 5, 2004, at 4:00 in Harris Hall
Members voted 7 to 4 to take the field trip in April rather than March

II. New Business;

Web page publishing contest will be postponed until fall semester
Chris spoke to the members about the COBOL programming contest, which took place in Little Rock at UALR
Resume due March 12, 2004, for resume book - Give your resume to Mr. Dombrowski or Nancy in the CIS office
Relay for Life walk in April 23, 2004 - The walk will be conducted around the Weevils stadium track
The members voted to accepted the presidents' resignation

III. Meeting Conclusion;

Next Chi Iota Sigma meeting on April 1, 2004 @ 12:30
Executive council meeting on March 25, 2004 @ 12:30

Respectfully Submitted,

Jamie Wells


February

Chi Iota Sigma Minutes for February 5, 2004

Board Members Present: Russell Corker, Carolyn Fielder, George Lindsey, Jamie Wells, Chris Simpson

I. Old Business;

None

II. New Business;

Chi Iota Sigma had a successful can good and coat drive. We collected 81 coats and a truckload of food. The President recognized Jamie Wells and Rashonda Baker for their dedication and support.

Invite students to join the club

$10.00 per year
$6.00 per semester

T-Shirt orders must be placed by March 4, 2004

Must have minimum of 12 orders
$14.00 small through extra large
$15.00 2XL
$16.00 3XL

Consortium for Computing Sciences in Mid-South Colleges Computing Conferences at UALR Little Rock, AR.

April 2, 2004 thru April 3, 2004
Programming contest using JAVA and C++
See Ms. Hopkins if you would like to attend

Arkansas BRIN Summer Fellowship program is available this year. Starts June 1, thru July 23, 2004

Application deadline is February 20, 2004
See Ms. Hopkins for more details

Chi Iota Sigma club book stipends eligibility requirements

Current paid membership
Attend at least 2 club meetings
Maintain a 2.5 GPA
At least 1 of the 5 stipends goes to a chi Iota Sigma club officer

Volunteers needed to help with the Easter can good drive

Anyone interested see Jamie Wells or Russell Corker

Chi Iota Sigma Volleyball team is looking for men and women to play on our team.

Must have 3 males and 3 females min. to play
Sign up sheet in CIS office

Mrs. Selby is looking for volunteers to assist with PowerPoint training for third and fourth grade students on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30 to 2:00 in one of the computer labs

Sign up sheet in CIS office

Resume book project for the April Job Fair

Bring your resume to the CIS office by March 4, 2004 if you would like it to be included.

The club voted on the destination of the next field trip. The possible locations, included Century Tel, Alltel, Acxiom, DIS-Arkansas, and Dillards. The membership approved by a majority vote to go to Dillards.

Drawing for prizes

III. Meeting Conclusion;

Next Chi Iota Sigma meeting March 4, 2004
Executive council meeting on February 26, 2004

Respectfully Submitted,

Jamie Wells


December

Christmas Party on December 4th

The Division of Computer Information Systems and Chi Iota Sigma held their Christmas party and CIS club business meeting on December 4th.

The CIS club inducted thirteen new members, including Matishia Bobo, Joel Dyer, Jonah Freeman, Seth Mankin, Deana Moffatt, Ronda Ridgell, Wendy Sandridge, Lee Savage, Christy Tucker, Wevin Ward, Densen Watson, Tera Whitehead, and Thomas Wurst.

Dr. Roiger provided CIS students and CIS club members with a brief overview of the new Virtual Internship Program with NETSCO of Research Triangle Park, North Carolina; and information about the new Advanced Certificate program that will start in Fall 2004.

Dr. Roiger then announced the winners of this year's CIS Division $100.00 book stipends, including Tironeka Brown, Julian Burchette, Kathy Davis, Yvette Franklin, Shannon Grantier, Kejuania Grayson, Kiki Langford, Deana Moffatt, Chris Simpson, Christy Tucker, Tera Whitehead, and Thomas Wurst.

Finally Dr. Roiger announced that a new general scholarship fund for Chi Iota Sigma has been established that will provide five $100.00 book stipends in the spring and in the fall for CIS club members who qualify. Qualification will include meeting and event attendance requirements and other criteria. The qualifications will be distributed at the next meeting in February 2004.

The CIS club culminated another successful food and coat drive by collecting several pick-up truck loads of canned food and coats.


Chi Iota Sigma Minutes for December 4, 2003

Board Members Present: Russell Corker, Carolyn Fielder, George Lindsey, Jamie Wells, and Chris Simpson.

I. Old Business

The can good and coat drive will continue until December 5, 2003

II. New Business

Induct new members
Dr. Roiger handed out book stipends
Talked about rules for the logo contest
If interested in participating contact Russell Corker

III. Meeting Conclusion

Next Chi Iota Sigma meeting on February 5, 2003 @ 12:30
Executive council meeting on January 27, 2003 @ 12:30

Respectfully Submitted,

Jamie Wells


November

Chi Iota Sigma Minutes for November 6, 2003

Board Members Present: Russell Corker, George Lindsey, Jamie Wells, and Chris Simpson

I. Speaker: Ms. Hopkins and Mr. Dombrowski - Resumes

II. Old Business

Book stipend scholarship deadline

III. New Business

Food and coat drive
We will be collecting can goods and coats until Dec. 5, 2003
Please bring items to Nancy in the CIS office
Field trip to Potlatch on November 18, 2003
We will be leaving at 8:30
The club decided to participate in adopt a UAM soldier
We will adopt the following soldiers:
Matt Burton - CIS major
Kristopher Chapman - CIS major
Willie Hill - CIS major
James Lyle - CIS major
William Smith - CIS graduate

IV. Meeting Conclusion

Executive council meeting on November 20, 2003 @ 12:30
Next Chi Iota Sigma meeting on December 4, 2003 @ 12:30

Respectfully Submitted,

Jamie Wells


October

Chi Iota Sigma Minutes for October 2, 2003

Board Members Present: Russell Corker, Carolyn Fielder, George Lindsey, Jamie Wells, Chris Simpson

I. Speaker: Tersa Hollinger - Acxiom

II. Old Business

T-shirt order deadline

III. New Business

Membership fees
Vote taken --Membership fees $10 per year or $6 if you join in the spring
Secondary choice -- Membership fees $10 per year no matter when you join
The membership approved by a majority vote to accept the $6.00 membership dues for the spring semester vice having to pay the full year $10.00 membership sues.
George Lindsey volunteered to head up the Fundraising Committee.
(Items or activities to raise funds for the CIS Club.)
Jamie Wells volunteered to head up the Charity Collections committee.
(Collections of Coats, Canned Foods and maybe toys for children[Angle Tree])
Volunteers needed to work on spirit wall for homecoming
Volunteers needed to head up the intramural sports committee.
Fundraiser chairman volunteer needed
Talk to Russell Corker if interested
Drawing for prizes

IV. Meeting Conclusion

Executive Council meeting on October 28, 2003 @ 12:30
Next Chi Iota Sigma meeting on November 6, 2003 @ 12:30

Respectfully Submitted,

Jamie Wells


September

Chi Iota Sigma Minutes for September 4, 2003

Board Members Present: Russell Corker, Carolyn Fielder, George Lindsey, Jamie Wells, Chris Simpson

I. Old Business - none

II. New Business

Membership fees - $10.00/year due October 2, 2003
See George Lindsey or Nancy in the CIS office
October guest speaker: Teresa Hollinger from Acxiom
Contest for best logo for Chi Iota Sigma club
winner will win a prize
T-shirt orders
we must have min. of 12 orders
$14.00 - small through large
$15.00 - Xlarge
$16.00 - XXlarge
Web Cast
Will be held Tuesday September 16 @ 12:30 at the library
Talk to Russell if you have any questions

III. Meeting Conclusion

Executive Council meeting on September 23
Next Chi Iota Sigma meeting on October 2

Respectfully Submitted,

Jamie Wells