Friday, June 27, 2008

Petersburg People's News, 6/27/2008 (BDPA Richmond)

Petersburg Middle Schools Take Up BDPA Challenge for First Time. The Richmond Chapter of Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA) presented the Middle School Computer Terminology Quiz Bowl on May 24, at the Times Dispatch Building in Mechanicsville. Students from Vernon Johns and Peabody middle schools in Petersburg were excited to represent Petersburg City Public Schools in this event for the first time. Teams had to answer questions about Computer Science and Technology, in a Jeopardy game show-style competition, testing their quick recall of very detailed, technical information...

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Friday, June 20, 2008, 6/20/2008 (BDPA Foundation)

BDPA Scholarships For Black Technology Students. BDPA Education and Technology Foundation (BETF) is a 501(C)(3) non-profit charity, founded in 1992 to support the education and technical programs of Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA)...

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Sunday, June 8, 2008, 6/8/2008 (BDPA Cincinnati)

BDPA Cincinnati Chapter Hosts and Wins Midwest Regional High School Computer Competition. The Black Data Processing Associates Cincinnati Chapter (BDPA) hosted this year's Midwest Regional High School Computer Competition on Saturday, June 7, 2008 at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, in Cincinnati, Ohio. The event drew representation from the following BDPA chapters: Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Detroit, Indiana and Tennessee. This year, the Cincinnati Team C.H.A.O.S. (Cincinnati Holds All Opposition Speechless) placed 1st, beating out 10 other chapter team representatives...

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Monday, June 2, 2008

TeraGrid News Room, 6/2/08 (Jesse Bemley)

Dr. Jesse Bemley Named Recipient of the Geraldine P. Woods Science Award. Dr. Jesse Bemley is a leader in the Washington DC Area science and engineering community who has used his vast knowledge, skills and personal contacts to improve the lives of youth in Washington DC. As the president and founder of the nonprofit community based K-12 program, Joint Education Facilities, Inc. (JEF) Dr. Bemley has assisted more than 400 students in pursing undergraduate and graduate degrees in engineering, math, computer science, and advanced mathematics.

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