Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Catch Tha Artivist And His Mom On T.V. : The BDPA-Memphis Compute-N Show In Celebration of Black History Month...

"From the Classroom to the Boardroom"
Business Compute-N Show

Comcast Channel 17 (Memphis,Tn)
Tuesdays @ 5:00 P.M.Central During The Month of February

Topic: Preparing for College Through Blog Technology

Did You Know? - That blogging is becoming a popular tool to connect with individuals throughout the world to provide valuable and meaningful information. Blogging allows you develop a portal or a public area on the Internet for subscribers or viewers to retrieve information. Blogging also eliminates mounds of emails by creating a housing space for vast information and forces individuals to utilize technology.
Guest Bio
Callie Herd, a Senior Programmer Analyst at FedEx Services is the creator of
ctherd.blogspot.com. She created her blog with the intention of utilizing the Internet to create a college preparation infrastructure platform for sharing information. Callie is also the Memphis coordinator for the Association of Minority Health Professions Schools, Inc. (AMHPS), on the board of directors for Memphis Challenge, a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and a past member of the Youth United Way Parent Advisory. She is also the founder of IAM - Inspiring Academic Motivation. She received her A.A.S. degree from Southwest TN Community College and her B.A. degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Memphis.

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Callie's blog is officically named named Planning and Preparing for College (Scholarships, Internships, Etc.), It is used to prepare students and parents for college success in the areas of academic readiness, community service, internships, summer programs, financial aid (FAFSA, etc), college search engines, etc. Its audience consists of high school students, educators, parents, under-graduates and graduates students.
Click here to visit: http://www.ctherd.blogspot.com/
Topic: "Revitalizing African-American History using Technology"

In Honor of Black History Month
Our February show topic will focus on acknowledging Black History Month
by recognizing Memphis artists, entrepreneurs, etc., who have made a significant
contribution to the advancement of African-American culture using technology.IT Institute Logo
Be sure to tune in to the Business Compute-N Show tonight as guest Ronald Herd II, covers the topic "Cultural Diversity in Technology." He will also discuss how he portrays African-American History and Culture through the use of internet radio, media blogs, sketch blogs and podcasting.
Guest BioArtivist
Ron Herd II is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis with a B.F.A. degree in Printmaking/Drawing. Ron is also known as "R2C2H2 Tha Artivist" and hosts the popular Internet radio show "Tha Artivist Presents...W.E. A.L.L. B.E. Radio" at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/weallbe. His main websites are http://www.r2c2h2.com and http://www.weallbe.blogspot.com He is also the author and illustrator of the book "James Reese Europe: Jazz Lieutenant" which is on the Smithsonian Institute's Recommended Jazz Books For Kids And Young Adults list. For more information on this exciting book please visit http://www.jazzlieutenant.blogspot.com
The Business Compute-N Show airs every Tuesday on Comcast Cable Access Channel 17 at 5:00pm and is hosted by Nancy Ford, President of the BDPA-Memphis Chapter.

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