Computer group gives third annual scholarship

John McNamara (left) accepts scholarship donation from BMUG President Jim Smith. At right is Associate Professor Mike Ligon (Paul Silversmith photo)

A $500  scholarship donation — the third in as many years — was made to Capital Community College Foundation on Monday Oct. 19 by the public service society BPMUG (Business & Professional Microcomputer Users Group) to be awarded to a deserving computer science student.

Receiving the award on behalf of the college were the Director of Institutional Advancement John McNamara and Associate Professor of Business Technology, Michael Ligon.

During a “help each other” portion of the evening Professor Ligon was instrumental in helping solve a computer problem for a person from the audience.

BPMUG ( is a not-for-profit educational society of computer experts and laypersons from throughout the capital region who meet on the third Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the community auditorium of the First Baptist Church, 90 North Main St., West Hartford.

The focus of the group is to help the public and each other with computer questions and usage. Entry is free to anyone and no advance reservations are needed. President of BPMUG is Jim Smith, a web-hosting executive who lives in the Amston section of Hebron.



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