BDPA-DC Receives New Grant from Best Buy Foundation to Support Local Tablets-For-Teens Projects

WASHINGTON—The Best Buy Foundation has approved a grant to BDPA of Greater Washington, D.C. (BDPA-DC) in direct support of the association’s Tablets For Teens program.  Grant reporting and requirements for this next phase provide details on precisely how funds are … Continue reading BDPA-DC Receives New Grant from Best Buy Foundation to Support Local Tablets-For-Teens Projects

BDPA achieves new milestone with 45-year Anniversary and Virtual Youth Tech Camp

ST. LOUIS, MO (BDPA St. Louis)―BDPA2020 is a wrap! This weekend, National BDPA’s High School Computer Competition (HSCC) finalists out of the Midwest Regional bracket from BDPA’s St. Louis Chapter successfully re-captured their national coding and app development championship title. … Continue reading BDPA achieves new milestone with 45-year Anniversary and Virtual Youth Tech Camp

Amazon Announces All-New Fire HD 8 Tablets for the Entire Family

SEATTLE —  Amazon today announced the next generation of its Fire HD 8 tablet lineup, designed with the entire family in mind: the all-new Fire HD 8, Fire HD 8 Plus, and Fire HD 8 Kids Edition. All-New Fire HD … Continue reading Amazon Announces All-New Fire HD 8 Tablets for the Entire Family

D.C. Mayor Delivers a $4.6 Million Technology Investment with 16,400 Devices to Students

WASHINGTON – Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser and DC Public Schools (DCPS) began delivering more than 16,400 technology devices to students across all eight wards as a part of the Empowered Learner’s Initiative. The initiative is a comprehensive three-year commitment by … Continue reading D.C. Mayor Delivers a $4.6 Million Technology Investment with 16,400 Devices to Students

HOPE Awards at BDPA Gala

2019 Community Technology Awards

WASHINGTON — National BDPA’s Greater Washington, D.C. Chapter (BDPAdc.org) is hosting an evening of professional networking and Holiday Soirée with Tech Industry executives on Thursday, November 21, 2019, at Samsung Electronics Executive Briefing Center, 700 PENN S.E., Capitol Hill, Washington, … Continue reading 2019 Community Technology Awards

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Samsung Opens World-Class Showcase for Government Solutions

WASHINGTON— Last quarter, Samsung Electronics America, Inc. announced that the company will be relocating its Washington, D.C. offices into a new multi-use, operational and interactive facility in the District’s iconic Eastern Market neighborhood. On Tuesday, October 30, 2018, Samsung’s U.S. … Continue reading Samsung Opens World-Class Showcase for Government Solutions

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2016 National Mobile App Showcase Winners Announced

Developers, Mentors, Judges, and Student Invitations now open for 2017’s AppDev Season ATLANTA, GA (bdpatoday)—National BDPA announces 2016 winners of its annual National Mobile App Showcase competitions. Approved Mobile App Showcase projects submitted this year were assessed by a panel of industry judges and partners … Continue reading 2016 National Mobile App Showcase Winners Announced

National BDPA Celebrates 30-Year High School Computer Competition (HSCC) Milestone

ATLANTA—The National High School Computer Competition (HSCC), powered by BDPA, was founded in 1986 by Dr. Jesse L. Bemley (inset), a National BDPA Life Member from Washington, D.C. What started as a two-team event between Washington, D.C. (BDPA-DC) and Atlanta, GA … Continue reading National BDPA Celebrates 30-Year High School Computer Competition (HSCC) Milestone

Message from National BDPA President

Photo courtesy: National BDPA Message from National BDPA President Good morning BDPA members. As my first official post as your National President, I just wanted to tell you how excited I am about BDPA and what’s to come in 2016 and … Continue reading Message from National BDPA President