Tuesday, December 11, 2001

TrueCareers, 12/11/2001 (Renee McClure)

Diversity in IT. The U.S. population is a smorgasbord of diversity. One would think then, if recollections of probability theories from statistics classes are correct, that our various populations would be represented in similar proportions within the IT industry. However, such is not the case...

Read the full media story here.

Monday, August 20, 2001

Business Courier of Cincinnati, 8/20/2001 (Gina Billings, Wayne Hicks, Frank Hill)


Hicks Named National BDPA President. Wayne Hicks, president of the Cincinnati chapter of Black Data Processing Associates, was named the national president-elect of the association at a ceremony during BDPA's national conference this past weekend. "Part of what got me elected is the belief that what we've done in Cincinnati, we can replicate in other chapters in the United States," he said.

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Business Courier of Cincinnati, 8/20/2001 (Gina Billings, Wayne Hicks, Frank Hill)

Hicks Named National BDPA President. Wayne Hicks, president of the Cincinnati chapter of Black Data Processing Associates, was named the national president-elect of the association at a ceremony during BDPA's national annual conference this past weekend...

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Friday, August 17, 2001

Chicago Sun-Times, 8/17/2001 (Ricky Penick)

Speaker Got Wired Early. Back in 1964, Ricky Penick jumped at the chance to take the first computer class Roosevelt High School in Gary, Ind., offered. He was one of only a few students because the class was at 7 a.m., before school started."I was a little amateur futurist," he said. "I thought 'Oh, yeah, in the future computers are going to be a big thing.'"

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Wednesday, August 15, 2001

SlideShare, 8/15/2001 (Gina Billings)

BDPA Chapter Building Workshop: Leadership (2001). Chapter Building Workshops were offered to BDPA leaders at the 3rd quarter National BDPA board of directors meeting in 2001. The session on 'Leadership' was led by (then) BDPA Cincinnati chapter president-elect Gina Billings.



Do any of these leadership tips from 2001 still apply today?

Monday, July 30, 2001

Business Courier of Cincinnati, 7/30/2001 (Toyota Motor)

BDPA lands Toyota as sponsor. The Cincinnati chapter of Black Data Processing Associates landed Toyota Motor Manufacturing North America as a corporate sponsor.

Read the media story here.

Monday, June 4, 2001

Business Courier of Cincinnati, 6/4/2001 (Cincinnati Bell, The Circuit)


BDPA Racks Up Sponsorships. The Cincinnati chapter of the Black Data Processing Associates has attracted Cincinnati Bell and The Circuit as corporate sponsors. The Circuit, formerly Greater Cincinnati Software Association, is contributing to BDPA's Student Information Technology Education & Scholarship (SITES) program -- which includes a high school-level computer camp, technology seminars and participation in a national BDPA student competition. The Cincinnati BDPA student team placed second in the national contest last year.

Read the full Cincinnati Business Courier article here.

Wednesday, May 9, 2001

City of Cincinnati, 5/9/2001

High School Level Citywide Computer Competition: Showcasing the Demand for a High School Computer Competition. The Black Data Processing Asscoiates has agreed to drive the implementation for this Citywide Computer Competition. The City of Cincinnati's role in the event can be to assist in promoting the event, to provide proclamations regarding the event to help in its promotion, and to offer City recognition as extra recognition to a select number of schools, students and educators who participate. We expect there will be opportunity for the Mayor and Council Members to be visible in their support of this initiative by attending scheduled activities.

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Tuesday, March 20, 2001

Business Courier of Cincinnati, 3/20/2001 (BrassRing)


BDPA Keeps BrassRing as Sponsor. The Cincinnati Chapter of Black Data Processing Associates retained BrassRing as one of its 13 corporate sponsors. BrassRing is a high-tech recruiting firm that produces more than 300 career events annually in 60 markets.

Read the rest of the Cincinnati Business Courier article here.