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Thursday, June 2, 2011
ComputerUser, 6/2/2011 (BDPA New York)
New York Chapter of BDPA to Host 15th Annual Scholarship & Awards Dinner. The New York Chapter of BDPA announced today that it will host its 15th Annual Scholarship & Awards Dinner, on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm, at UBS, 299 Park Ave, New York, NY. The purpose of the dinner, sponsored by UBS, is to recognize the outstanding contributions of BDPA New York’s 2010-2011 corporate sponsors as well as award scholarships to the chapter\'s student participants of BDPA’s Student Information Technology Education Scholarship (SITES) program. SITES is a program designed to develop the next generation of IT Professionals, and encourage African American youths to explore careers in such traditionally underrepresented fields as Computer Science and Information Technology. To date, the New York Chapter has awarded over $50,000 to deserving New York City area students to pursue their college educations. The chapter will also honor the first recipients of the newly created Small Business Innovator (SBI) and Outstanding Member awards.