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.

Read the rest of the Cincinnati Business Journal article here.

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...

Read the full media story here.

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.'"

Read the full media story here.

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?