[ysu-acm] Movie night

Bonita Sharif bsharif at ysu.edu
Mon Oct 17 14:20:55 EDT 2016


Check with Student Activities regarding copyright issues.  They will have the answers for you and are quick at responding.  You can also just stop by instead of emailing to get a faster response. 

After talking with Dr. Schueller, we think that 103 (this is a larger room), 337, 338 or even 222 (smaller) would work. We can do a test for sound. I believe all these rooms have sound. 

Also, check to see why the ACM is not listed as a student organization.  When I checked, I didn’t see it listed. 


-----Original Message-----
From: Richard B Elrod 
Sent: Friday, October 14, 2016 9:44 PM
To: Bonita Sharif <bsharif at ysu.edu>; ysu-acm at lists.ysu.edu
Subject: Movie night

Dr. Sharif (and ysu-acm list):

One idea thrown around at the first meeting a few weeks ago was to have a YSU-ACM sponsored movie night once or twice a semester. This would raise awareness of YSU-ACM and could also be used as a fundraiser (we could charge a small cover fee, or even just ask for a small donation from able-students).

My questions to you and the list are:

- When would be the best time to do something like this? I'm thinking maybe once before Thanksgiving break and again two-ish weeks before finals to give students a break from worrying about finals?

- Suggestions on movies? Something tech/CS related.

- Do we have to worry about copyright related things by showing something?

- Do we have to get approval from someone?

- Where could we show it?

- Other thoughts?

I really liked this idea - I think it's a great way to get our name out there a bit and do something fun.

I/we could buy a few big bags of popcorn and a few two-liters and people could snack while watching.


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