FAMU Crowned 2018 HBCU Battle of the Brains Champion

AUSTIN, TX—The HBCU Battle of the Brains (BOTB) is a hybrid event between a “Hackathon” and a “Business Case Competition” where teams from HBCUs across the country develop a solution … Continue reading FAMU Crowned 2018 HBCU Battle of the Brains Champion

AWS Presents: “Underrepresented in Tech—Bridging the Racial Digital Divide”

WASHINGTON (BDPA-DC)—On Thursday, September 28, 2017, students and professionals from area colleges, universities, small businesses and tech organizations joined members of Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) teams to participate in their … Continue reading AWS Presents: “Underrepresented in Tech—Bridging the Racial Digital Divide”

CBCF Hosts Intelligence Community Summit and Career Fair During ALC ’16

WASHINGTON, D.C. (bdpatoday) — The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF) hosted an industry outreach summit and career fair for the Intelligence Community (IC) on September 15, 2016, in Washington, … Continue reading CBCF Hosts Intelligence Community Summit and Career Fair During ALC ’16

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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 … Continue reading 2016 National Mobile App Showcase Winners Announced

Best Buy is Celebrating 50 Years—Birthday Bash $tarts before midnight!

National BDPA’s Platinum Sponsor Offers Back-to-School Birthday Bash DEAL$ ST. PAUL, MN [CNBC]—To celebrate the 50th anniversary of its first store, Best Buy is throwing a “birthday bash” celebration for … Continue reading Best Buy is Celebrating 50 Years—Birthday Bash $tarts before midnight!

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

Congress confirms Carla Hayden as 14th Librarian of Congress

First woman and first African American to head Library of Congress WASHINGTON—On Wednesday, July 13, 2016, the U.S. Senate confirmed President Obama’s nominee for Librarian of Congress, Carla Hayden, by … Continue reading Congress confirms Carla Hayden as 14th Librarian of Congress

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