The organization has pioneered several innovative projects for all levels of academic achievement, from the elementary level to the collegiate level. These ventures are integral to realizing our vision of forwarding the field of computing not only as science but as a medium for modern community development.
The organization holds various programming competitions as a way of honing the talents and skills of promising student-programmers. Haxxor and Algolympics are the main competitions organized by UP ACM.
Algolympics is an annual intercollegiate programming competition that is open to all undergraduate students from any college or university.
In line with its mission, the organization reaches out to various schools and introduces programming in an informative and enjoyable way. These events include Easy as Py for high school students, and Scratch Code Camps for elementary school students.
Easy as Py is a series of lectures that provide high schools without programming backgrounds the basic knowledge needed to be able to create and run computer programs using the Python programming language.
To make sure that UP ACM members are equipped with the knowledge and skills that they need, the organization holds workshops and lectures about different topics from alumni and professionals. HodgePodge, Jumpstart, and Alumni Lectures are some of the events under this category.
APEX is joint event brought by the ACM Student Chapters of the Philippines, filled with exiciting events such as a resarch competition, boot camps, team buildings, talent shows, etc.
Regular meetings are arranged within the organization to check on the wellbeing of the members and to give updates about each committee’s projects. There are also hangouts where members can bond over games and food.
The organization got together to bring updates such as recognizing the current projects teams, holding the first ACMember spotlight, and addressed some feedback from the members.