Amazon’s Future Engineer Program funds High School Computer Science Courses

Jeff Bezos visits Dunbar High School in Washington,D.C. Amazon launches Future Engineer Program

BDPA-DC Captures National Coding Title

ATLANTA, GA—The High School Computer Competition (HSCC) team from National BDPA’s Greater Washington, D.C. Chapter (BDPADC.org) captured this year’s national coding and app development title during BDPACon19, the Association’s annual … Continue reading BDPA-DC Captures National Coding Title

BDPA South Region: Moving On Up!

NASHVILLE, TN — MOVING ON UP! National BDPA South Region Member Spotlight — Mr. Lancelot DaSilva by Judy Y. Lane In the summer of 2005, Lancelot was a member of … Continue reading BDPA South Region: Moving On Up!

Tech Industry seeks more Black Coders

SEATTLE, WA — For years there have been programs designed to get more girls involved in tech careers, but Microsoft noticed an urgent need to step up industry’s support for … Continue reading Tech Industry seeks more Black Coders

BDPA HSCC Alumna Receives Eleanor Dee Greer Scholarship Award

WASHINGTON, D.C. (bdpatoday) — BDPA of Greater Washington, D.C. (BDPA-DC), an information and communications technology (ICT) trade association, announces a 2018 Eleanor Dee Greer Scholarship award recipient. Dr. Melvin Greer, … Continue reading BDPA HSCC Alumna Receives Eleanor Dee Greer Scholarship Award

Howard University and Google Launch ‘Howard West’

WASHINGTON—Howard University announced in partnership with Google the launch of Howard West, a three-month, summer Computer Science residency for rising juniors and seniors in the University’s Computer Science program. The … Continue reading Howard University and Google Launch ‘Howard West’

National IT Showcase Winners Announced

ATLANTA (bdpatoday) —National BDPA just wrapped up #BDPAConnect16, the national information technology organization’s 38th Annual National BDPA Technology Conference and Career Fair in Atlanta, Georgia.  During the annual National Awards … Continue reading National IT Showcase Winners Announced

Atlanta Team Retains National High School Computer Competition Title

ATLANTA  (bdpatoday)—BDPA’s High School Computer Competition (HSCC) team from Atlanta, Georgia successfully defended their National HSCC title  by out-dueling BDPA-DC and BDPA Central Illinois for 2016’s top three national scholarship awards. … Continue reading Atlanta Team Retains National High School Computer Competition Title

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

Defending National coding champions capture South’s HSCC Regionals

CARY, NC (bdpatoday) —National BDPA’s South Regional High School computer Competition (HSCC) was held on Saturday, June 25th in Cary, NC. The meeting was co-hosted by National BDPA’s Triangle Chapter … Continue reading Defending National coding champions capture South’s HSCC Regionals

Virtual High School Computer Competition

BDPA Midwest Region – 2016 Virtual High School Computer Competition (#HSCC) by BDPA Midwest Region Vice-President, Michael Wulf CHICAGO, IL (bdpatoday)—It was like an “Invasion of the Biggest and Best … Continue reading Virtual High School Computer Competition

Like Tinder For Jobs: BDPA HSCC Alumna Launches ‘Job Match’ App @ SXSW

NBC NEWS | Marissa Evans AUSTIN, TX—Stephanie Lampkin has a photo of Ursula Burns, the CEO of Xerox, up in her office. Oprah, Maya Angelou and Melanie Hobson have a … Continue reading Like Tinder For Jobs: BDPA HSCC Alumna Launches ‘Job Match’ App @ SXSW