2019 Orchid Ball

Join the men of Phi Beta Sigma Cincinnati Alumni chapter as we celebrate Black Excellence on Saturday, September 28, with our annual signature event. Click here for more details.

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Caleb Brown, Jr. Scholarship Application Now Available

The Caleb Brown, Jr. Scholarship is available to African American males graduating from any Cincinnati-area high school.  Students must be attending an accredited four-year institution.  The application also requires two shorts essays.  The application deadline is April 15, with notifications going out by the middle of that month.

Download Caleb Brown, Jr. Scholarship application

Scholarship eligibility
To be eligible to receive the Caleb Brown, Jr. Scholarship, each applicant must be:

  • a male, African American high school student graduating in Spring of 2019
  • attending a high school in the Greater Cincinnati area
  • accepted into a four-year accredited college or university.

Scholarship amount and disbursement
The amount of the scholarship that will be awarded will total $1,500. The funds will be disbursed directly to the institution of higher education that the recipient will be attending in two separate payments – one before the Fall Semester and the other before the Spring Semester. In the event the recipient is not enrolled in the institution, the funds will be returned to the Foundation to be disbursed to the next four-year institution in that same year, or will be forfeited. Deadline & Awarding The application deadline is April 15, 2019. It can be emailed, faxed, or mailed through a postal service. If mailed, the application must be postmarked by March 29, 2019.

About Caleb Brown, Jr.
The award is named in honor of our brother Caleb Brown, Jr., who was initiated into the Nu Chapter at Central State University on June 1, 1968. Since that time, Bro. Brown has served in various leadership capacities within the chapter, state and region. Vocationally, he is an attorney in the Cincinnati area who has distinguished himself as a respected legal voice within our community.  On January 5, the brothers of the Delta Theta Sigma alumni chapter bestowed upon him the distinction of President Emeritus for his tireless work and representation of our fraternity.

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Support March of Dimes

Join the DTS chapter as we support one of our longest standing national partnerships, March of Dimes. Our goal is to raise $2,500 this year to support March of Dimes in their mission to reduce premature birth in the United States and to give every baby a fair chance for a healthy full-term birth. 

Please consider donating to our team fundraising page and joining us on Sunday, April 28 from 9-11am at Paul Brown Stadium for the annual March for Babies 3/5mile walk.

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Cincinnati Brother featured in UC video

Bro. Kamonta Heidelburg, was recently featured in a video discussing efforts to empower Cincinnati urban youth.

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Roast of Bro. Caleb Brown

Join the Sigma Brothers of the Cincinnati Alumni Chapter as we pay tribute to Bro. Caleb Brown Jr.’s 50 years of service to our fraternity in the most appropriate way…by roasting him!

Tickets are available for $40, or two for $75. Tickets include a buffet lunch and the program. All net proceeds will benefit the Bro. Caleb Brown Jr. Scholarship, given annually to a Black male student graduating from a Cincinnati area high school. To purchase tickets click here.

The brothers will also acknowledge and celebrate our 105th Founders Day at the event.

Sponsorship opportunities are also available if you want to show your appreciation to Bro. Brown.

  • Tickets: $40, or two for $75
  • Full Page Ad (8.5Hx5.5W) – $75
  • Half Page Ad (4.25Hx5.5W) – $50
  • Patrons List – $25

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Cincinnati Sigma Brother Appointed State Director

Congratulations to Bro. Justin M. Gibson, Sr., who was recently appointed the State Director for Ohio!

Bro. Gibson was initiated into the Lambda Theta chapter at the University of Cincinnati in Spring 2002.  He served as President of the chapter for multiple years before graduating in 2005. After years in the alumni chapter, he was elected President in 2013 and 2014, serving as our Centennial President. Bro. Gibson was integral in creating the DTS Chapter Foundation, Inc., the chapter’s non-profit affiliate, and serving as its Chairman in 2016-17.

Bro. State Director was appointed by Bro. David Turner, the 27th Great Lakes Regional Director, and confirmed unanimously by the Great Lakes Regional Board during their June 2018 meeting.  His jurisdiction includes eight alumni chapters and 12 collegiate chapters throughout the State of Ohio.  His priorities include, but are not limited to overseeing membership growth and development, chapter reporting compliance, and maintaining risk management best practices.

Bro. Gibson can be reached directly at ohio@pbsgreatlakes.org.

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2018 Caleb Brown Scholarship Application Now Available

The 2018 Caleb Brown Jr. Scholarship application is now available for download.

Download 2018 Caleb Brown Scholarship application

The award is named in honor of our brother Caleb Brown, Jr., who was initiated into the Nu Chapter at Central State University on June 1, 1968. Since that time, Bro. Brown has served in various leadership capacities within the chapter, state and region. Vocationally, he is an attorney in the Cincinnati area who has distinguished himself as a respected legal voice within our community.  On January 5, the brothers of the Delta Theta Sigma alumni chapter bestowed upon him the distinction of President Emeritus for his tireless work and representation of our fraternity.

The scholarship is available to African American males graduating from any Cincinnati-area high school.  The student must be attending an accredited four-year institution.  The application also requires two shorts essays.  The application deadline is April 1, with notifications going out by the middle of that month.

Download 2018 Caleb Brown Scholarship application

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