Tyrone Dickerson and Caleb Brown, Jr. inducted into the Central State University Alumni Achievement Hall of Fame
Tyrone Dickerson accepts the Central State University Alumni Achievement Hall of Fame award from Felton Page, president of the CSU National Alumni Association.
WILBERFORCE, OH – Tyrone Dickerson ’65, Richmond businessman and community leader, and Caleb Brown Jr. ’70, attorney and Cincinnati area community leader were inducted into the Central State University Alumni Achievement Hall of Fame during the university’s 127th Charter Day Convocation on March 4, 2014.
The Paul Robeson Cultural and Performing Arts Center auditorium was the venue for the historic event that featured a keynote address by noted dentist, military officer and CSU Class of 1975 alum Dr. Loren D. Alves, of San Antonio, Tex. The university also celebrated the recent 1890 land grant designation featuring special presentations from the offices of Governor John R. Kasich, Representative Mike Turner, Congresswoman Joyce Beatty, Ohio State Representative Bob Hackett and Ohio State Representative Alicia Reese.
Dickerson was honored for both his distinguished career as a Certified Public Accountant, and exemplary service as chairman of the Virginia Board of Accountancy. In addition to currently serving as the Mid-Atlantic Regional Director of the National Association of State Boards of Accounting, he is the sole proprietor of a firm in Richmond. A member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity and Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, Dickerson is married to Denise Palmer Dickerson.
The annual Charter Day Convocation commemorates the founding of Central State University and affirms its contributions locally, regionally, nationally and globally.
Brown, a prominent attorney and community leader, was honored for a stellar career that included serving as Assistant Ohio Attorney General and Special Counsel to the Ohio Attorney General. A founding member and past president of the Cincinnati Black Lawyers Association, Brown also served on the Ohio Lottery Commission and Cincinnati Legal Aid Society. Brown has served with distinction in the Prince Hall Corinthian Lodge #1 and as the first African American appointed to the Cincinnati Board of Park Commissioners. The recipient of numerous honors, he was named President Emeritus of the Delta Theta chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.
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