Monday, December 7, 2015

Brown Mackie College Renews Sponsorship with BDPA Cincinnati

Brown Mackie College (Cincinnati)
Brown Mackie College agreed to renew its in-kind sponsorship of the program meetings hosted on the 3rd Wednesdays of each month for BDPA Cincinnati chapter. The monthly face-to-face gatherings are a major reason that BDPA Cincinnati is now the largest local chapter in the nation.

Monthly program meetings hosted by Brown Mackie College in 2015 included:
  1. 3D Printing
  2. Everything You Need to Know about the BDPA Computer Camp
  3. Big Data: Friend or Foe?
  4. Challenge of IT in Sub-Saharan Africa
  5. Diving into Augmented & Virtual Reality
  6. ePublishing
  7. Financial Strategies for Small Businesses
  8. Innovation and Minority Entrepreneurship
  9. IT Recruiter's Roundtable
  10. The Internet of Things
  11. The Smart Grid
  12. What Cloud Means for Business
Brown Mackie College also informs its students about BDPA programs such as:
  • sponsored college student memberships - Other BDPA sponsors are willing to pay the $25 membership dues for any interested Brown Mackie College student
  • recruit Brown Mackie College students interested in competing in the 3rd Annual Mobile Application Showcase
  • recruit Brown Mackie College students to compete in our 14th Annual IT Showcase 
  • recruit Brown Mackie College students interested in helping us train high school students at our BDPA Computer Camp
Brown Mackie College demonstrates to other organizations how important it is to find a way to work with the local BDPA chapter in your geographic area.
"Looks good and I’ll keep our students in the loop," says Julie Gabbard, Information Technology director, Brown Mackie College. "I hope they all sign up!"
BDPA seeks to advance the careers of African Americans in the technology industry from the classroom to the boardroom. We want to take a quantum leap in the number of sponsorships involving BDPA programs, scholarships and services over the coming weeks.  Please reach out to BDPA by email ( or phone (301.584-3135 x108) if you have questions or wish to discuss further.

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