Friday, October 31, 2003

PRWeb, 10/31/2003 (Dwight Hugget)

Dwight Hugget * HSCC Coordinator
ObjectPlanet Supports BDPA Youth Programs with Software Donation. Norwegian based ObjectPlanet , Inc (http://www.objectplanet.com/) has donated software to BDPA. The software will be used at the national high school computer competition on August 4-8, 2004 in Dallas TX. This donation elevates ObjectPlanet to the level of a ‘BDPA Conference Supporter'...

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Thursday, October 30, 2003

Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology, Oct/Nov 2003 (Gina Billings, Wayne Hicks, Joe Smialowski)

In Philly in August, BDPA Throws a Swinging Twenty-Fifth. Black Data Processing Associates returned to its roots for its twenty-fifth annual convention and career fair. The organization's first chapter started in 1975 in Philadelphia, PA, and the city was a great backdrop for the 2003 version of BDPA's yearly get-together.

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Wednesday, August 13, 2003

Business Wire, 8/13/2003 (Joseph Smialowski)

More Than 30 Major Employers Including FleetBoston Financial, Compuware, Merck and Toyota Motors. Shomex, a national event producer and leader in live recruitment solutions, announced today the list of companies that will be participating at the BDPA National Conference Career Expo, www.shomex.com/bdpa, on August 15-16, 2003, at the Philadelphia Marriott. The BDPA National Conference Career Expo is designed specifically to connect IT professionals with employers from a wide cross section of industries looking for IT talent...

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Monday, August 11, 2003

ComputerWorld, 8/11/2003 (Milt Haynes)

IT Careers: BDPA focuses on career growth, entrepreneurs. When more than 2,500 individuals meet for the annual Black Data Processing Association Conference in Philadelphia Aug. 13-17, they'll get a rich blend of three critical career components--technical expertise, mentoring and coaching of individuals, and skills to lead start-up and established businesses...

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BroadVision News Room, 8/11/2003 (Milt Haynes)

BroadVision Joins FleetBoston as a Sponsor of the 25th Annual BDPA National Conference Awards Banquet; Conference Highlights the Importance of Building a Diversified Workforce and Working to Bridge the Digital Divide. BroadVision, Inc. , the leading provider of enterprise portal applications, has joined FleetBoston Financial as a sponsor of the 25th Annual BDPA National Conference Awards Banquet. BDPA, founded in 1975, is the premier organization for African-American professionals in the Information Technology industry. The BDPA National Conference Awards Banquet culminates a five-day event August 13- 17 in Philadelphia, PA focusing on Information Technology: From the Classroom to the Boardroom...


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Monday, August 4, 2003

CSRwire, 8/4/2003 (Chris Scalet, Wayne Hicks)

Merck CIO is Keynoter for BDPA Conference. BDPA is pleased to announce that Chris Scalet, Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Merck & Company, will be keynote speaker for its 25th Annual National Conference Opening Ceremonies. The event will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2003, at the Philadelphia Marriott. Mr. Scalet will address the conference theme, Information Technology: From the Classroom to the Boardroom.

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Monday, July 28, 2003

CSRwire, 7/28/2003 (Allison Clark, Juan Gilbert, Milt Haynes, Wayne Hicks)


BDPA Plans Gala Silver Anniversary Conference. BDPA is bringing its 2003 national conference back to Philadelphia this year. The conference will run from August 13-17. "Philly is the birthplace of BDPA," says Milt Haynes, BDPA's national president. Haynes is an IT project manager at Lucent Technologies (Naperville, IL). IT pros Earl Pace and the late David Wimberly started BDPA in Philadelphia almost thirty years ago. This will be the organization's twenty-fifth national conference. "We expect the conference to have a big impact this year," Haynes says. He estimates that attendance may top last year's figure of 2,000 by 25 percent.

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Monday, June 30, 2003

Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology, June/July 2003 (Roxanne Clinton, Milt Haynes, Wayne Hicks)

BDPA plans a gala twenty-fifth in Philadelphia - Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA, www.bdpa.org) is bringing its 2003 national convention back to Philadelphia this year. The conference will run from August 13-17.

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Friday, May 30, 2003

Tech News, 5/30/2003 (Shirley Monrose)

Black Data Processing Associates Offers Training, Performs Community Service. Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA) is a nonprofit professional association founded in Philadelphia in 1975, which has grown to more than 2,000 members in over 40 chapters spanning 35 states. The New York chapter was chartered in 1983 and is now the third largest, with over 150 members.

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Thursday, May 22, 2003

BlackEngineer.com, 5/22/2003 (Sandra Walker)

BDPA Richmond Gets Grant for Student Training. The Richmond, Va., chapter of Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA) has been awarded a $15,000 cash grant by The Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia, to help support the BDPA Richmond's successful High School Computer Competition program. The money will be used to send 40 Richmond-area students in grades nine through 12 to a national computer skills competition at the 2003 National BDPA Conference, which will be held in Philadelphia this August.

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Friday, February 28, 2003

Business Courier of Cincinnati, 2/28/2003 (Sara Lee Foods)


Sara Lee Foods Joins BDPA as a Sponsor. The Cincinnati chapter of Black Data Processing Associates said it has added Sara Lee Foods to its roster of corporate sponsors.

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Thursday, January 16, 2003

Business Courier of Cincinnati, 1/16/2003 (The Circuit)


The Circuit Signs On as a BDPA Sponsor. The Cincinnati chapter of Black Data Processing Associates said it has landed The Circuit as an associate level corporate sponsor.

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