The 2017 Bro. Caleb Brown Jr. Scholarship is now available for download. Caleb Brown Scholarship Application 2017 The award is named after Caleb Brown, Jr., a Sigma brother who has devoted 48 years of unwavering service to our fraternity, and has distinguished career in the armed forces, law, and public service. To be eligible …View full post
Join the Men of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. in Cincinnati as we celebrate 103 years of Brotherhood, Scholarship, and Service at our annual Founders’ DayCelebration Breakfast at the Courtyard Marriott in Rookwood at 10:00 AM on Saturday January 7th, 2017. There will be a great breakfast, musical entertainment, the installation of the 2017 chapter officers, …View full post
Congratulations to the following brothers of the Cincinnati Alumni Chapter for your election to the 2017 Executive Board: President – Bro. Irvin Carney Vice President – Bro. Darrell Phillips Secretary – Bro. Dr. Tai Collins Treasurer – Bro. Rev. Ken Bibb Parliamentarian – Bro. Stanley Peavy Chaplain – Bro. Min. Marcus LaCour On behalf of …View full post
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The Brothers of the Cincinnati Alumni Chapter are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Bro. Caleb Brown Jr. Scholarship. Initially only given to one African American male, graduating from a Cincinnati-area high school, the selection committee felt that two individuals were equally deserving of our support for them to continue their education. Elijah …View full post
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Join the Men of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. in Cincinnati as we celebrate 103 years of Brotherhood, Scholarship, and Service at our annual Founders’ DayCelebration Breakfast at the Courtyard Marriott in Rookwood at 10:00 AM on Saturday January 7th, 2017. There will be a great breakfast, musical entertainment, the installation of the 2017 chapter officers, and a keynote address by the Cincinnati City Manager, our own Brother Harry Black. The theme for this event is “Making a Difference in Our Community”.
Tickets are $20 and can be purchased by CLICKING HERE.
Thanks for your support during #PBS102… we hope you are looking forward to #PBS103!
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Congratulations to the following brothers of the Cincinnati Alumni Chapter for your election to the 2017 Executive Board:
President – Bro. Irvin Carney
Vice President – Bro. Darrell Phillips
Secretary – Bro. Dr. Tai Collins
Treasurer – Bro. Rev. Ken Bibb
Parliamentarian – Bro. Stanley Peavy
Chaplain – Bro. Min. Marcus LaCour
On behalf of a grateful chapter and organization, a hearty ‘thank you’ is extended to the 2016 administration for continuing to take our fraternity to the next level of service.
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The Brothers of the Cincinnati Alumni Chapter are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Bro. Caleb Brown Jr. Scholarship. Initially only given to one African American male, graduating from a Cincinnati-area high school, the selection committee felt that two individuals were equally deserving of our support for them to continue their education.
Elijah Catalan was this year’s recipient of a $1500 scholarship. Elijah is a graduate of Walnut Hills High School, boasting a 4.47 GPA. He will be furthering his education at Howard University, the home of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, where he will be studying Biochemistry. While in high school, Elijah was the captain of the Cross Country and Track team, WHHS Sustainability Club 3rd Bell Recycling captain, and worked part time as a cashier at Kroger. As one of his recommenders said, he is a respectful young man who works cooperatively with others.
Daniel Jett will be receiving a $1000 scholarship from the fraternity. Graduating from Mount Healthy Junior/Senior High School with a 4.30 GPA, he will be continuing his educational journey at the University of Cincinnati, where he will be majoring in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering. While in high school, Daniel was a member of the Band, Academic Team, Student Government, and the National Honor Society. He also proved his resiliency by having perfect attendance all four years of high school! He was also a captain of the football team and member of the track and field team.
The Caleb Brown Jr. Scholarship is co-sponsored by the Delta Theta Sigma Chapter Foundation, Inc., the non-profit affiliate to the chapter. To make a tax deductible contribution to the scholarship, please contact Justin Gibson, the Foundation’s Chairman, at 513.314.3467 or at email@example.com.
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Do you know of a young man, grades 8-11, who is interested in community service, academic excellence, and joining a brotherhood with over 5,000 members around the world?
The Cincinnati Chapter of the Sigma Beta Club is having its next informational on Monday, May 9th at the West College Hill Community Center (2062 North bend Road). The meeting will begin promptly at 7 p.m.
If you have any questions, please contact Bro. Irvin Carney, the Sigma Beta Club coordinator, at (334) 590-4564 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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On Monday, February 1st, the Delta Theta Sigma Cincinnati Alumni chapter initiated three new brothers into our Wondrous Band. The neophyte brothers are Bros. Paul Pierre, Sonjay Jones, and Cameron Fitzpatrick. Please join us in welcoming them into the Blue & White Family, and for their commitment to Brotherhood, Scholarship, and Service!
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The Cincinnati Alumni chapter created a new tradition at the Centennial Gala in 2014 – that we would recognize individuals and organizations in the Greater Cincinnati area who exemplify our motto of “Culture for Service, Service for Humanity” in their works. The awards are given out in three categories based on our three National Programs: Bigger and Better Business, Education, and Social Action. The awards will be presented to winners at the 102nd Founders’ Day Celebration Breakfast on January 9, 2016 at the Courtyard Marriott Rookwood.
The winners of the community awards are: Carl Satterwhite (Bigger and Better Business), Ceair Baggett (Education), and Yvette Simpson, Esq. (Social Action).
Bigger and Better Business Award – Carl Satterwhite
Carl Satterwhite is the President/Owner of RCF Group. RCF Group focuses on providing tailored and comprehensive workplace solutions, gaining insight through listening sessions to understand your business culture, needs and challenges. At RCF Group, We Make The Workplace For You.
RCF Group is a National Minority Supplier Development Council Corporate Plus Member, one of less than 100 minority businesses endorsed by the NMSDC as such. RCF Group is a NMSDC Northeast Regional Corporation of the Year recipient and three-time SCOMSDC Corporation of the Year. RCF Group is dedicated to a supportive environment that celebrates diversity and inclusion while working together for the long term benefit of our clients, business, and community.
Carl is a member of the Board of Trustees for numerous professional organizations including: the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, Ohio Minority Supplier Development Council, BEARE Board, Cincinnati Branch of the Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank, Regional Chamber Executive Committee, Munoz Foundation Board of Directors, and is United Way Chair.
He is Minority Business Advisory Council Co-chair, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Sickle Cell Committee, Cincinnati Leadership Advisory Committee Co-chair, Minority Business Enterprise Input Committee VP for Cincinnati and Chair for the United Way Herbert R. Brown Society. He is the founder and host of Executive Straight Talk.
He is married to his Mt. Healthy high school sweetheart of 30 years, Dawn. They have two sons: Cameron and Brice, including daughter-in-law, Courtney granddaughter, Zoey, and grandson Braylen.
Education Award – Ceair Baggett
Ceair Baggett is the principal for Ethel M. Taylor Academy, a Cincinnati Public School serving Pre-K-6 grades. Taylor Academy is a Title 1 school, located in the Cincinnati neighborhood of Millvale. Before coming to Taylor, Mr. Baggett served as Assistant Principal for Cincinnati Public Schools, Robert A. Taft Information Technical High School and Gilbert A. Dater high School respectively.
Mr. Baggett has a long relationship with Cincinnati Public Schools not only as an Administrator but as a student as
well. A proud product of Cincinnati Pubic Schools, he attended Midway Elementary and College Hill Elementary before graduating from Taft Information Technology High School. Upon graduating high school, he received the Cincinnati Bell scholarship from Robert A. Taft Information Technology High School.
Mr. Baggett enrolled as a full-time college student at Xavier University majoring in Education. Through his scholarships and academic achievements Mr. Baggett was hired as was an Operational Administrator for Cincinnati Bell while in undergrad. After receiving his Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Mr. Baggett continued at Xavier where he acquired a Masters in Education Leadership.
Mr. Baggett has numerous accomplishments and received several awards in his professional and academic career. Most notably, in his first year as Assistant Principal at Taft High School, Taft went from a CP rating to Effective on the school Report Card!
Social Action Award – Yvette Simpson, Esq.
Cincinnati City Council President Pro Tem Yvette Simpson grew up in Lincoln Heights, and after graduating from Princeton High School attended Miami University and the University of Cincinnati College of Law. In 2014, she received her MBA through Xavier University’s Executive MBA Program.
Simpson is serving her second term on Cincinnati City Council. She is the Chair of the Human Services, Youth, and Arts committee, and serves on the Budget & Finance, Law and Public Safety, Neighborhoods and Major Transportation and Regional Cooperation committees. Simpson is also a member of the Hamilton County Regional Planning Commission, as appointed by the City Planning Commission.
On Council, Simpson focuses on creating jobs by developing and expanding Cincinnati small businesses, improving the lives and empowering Cincinnati youth, and providing the tools for our neighborhoods to become more vibrant places to live and work. She sponsored a motion to create two new commissions, the Small Business Advisory Committee (the SBAC) and the Youth Commission of Cincinnati (the YCC). She is currently the City Council Representative and coordinator of these commissions. The commissions are charged with evaluating the state of Cincinnati small business and youth and advising the Mayor and City Council on ways to improve in these areas.
Simpson also led the effort to create a new consortium, “Youth to Work” comprised of the departments and organizations using city funding to create summer employment opportunities for Cincinnati youth.
Councilmember Simpson spends as much time as possible in the community talking directly with her constituents about their ideas and concerns at neighborhood walks/coffees and community council meetings. Since her election, Simpson has been to nearly all Cincinnati’s 52 neighborhoods, and plans to reach all our communities during her time on Council.
Simpson has held board positions with many community organizations throughout Cincinnati, including the YWCA and the Urban League. She is also a member of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Cincinnati Alumnae Chapter and the Cincinnati Chapter of the Links, Inc. In 2005, she was recognized as one of the Business Courier’s Forty under 40 and a YWCA Rising Star. In 2014, Simpson was honored as one of the YWCA’s Career Women of Achievement.
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During the December chapter meeting, the brothers of the Cincinnati Alumni chapter elected new officers for the 2016 year. Held annually, the new officers will officially fill their respective seats on January 1, 2016. The new officer are:
President – Dan Davis
Vice President – Irvin Carney
Secretary – Dr. Tai Collins
Treasurer – Rev. Kenneth Bibb
Chaplain – Min. Marcus LaCour
Parliamentarian – Darrell Phillips
The officers-elect will be officially installed at the 102nd Founders’ Day Celebration Breakfast on January 9, 2016 at the Courtyard Marriott Rookwood. The event starts at 9 a.m. with a brief welcome, then a breakfast buffet. Tickets for the Breakfast can be purchased at https://pbsfoundersday102.eventbrite.com.
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It is our pleasure to announce the recipient of the 2015 Caleb Brown Jr. Scholarship is Mr. Montell Brown.
Montell will be graduating from Oak Hills High School this spring. He will be attending the University of Pennsylvania, one of eight Ivy League institutions, where he will major in Biological Basis of Behavior.
Montell served as President of his Senior Class and the Mock Trial Team. He was a member and captain of the Oak Hills football team, and member of the National Honor Society. He will graduate as an Advanced Placement Scholar with Distinction.
Please join us in congratulating Mr. Brown on a job well done, and to much success in his future endeavors!
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