Alexander H. Martin

Alexander H. Martin, Class of 1895. Mr.. Martin graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Adelbert College in 1895. He was one of six African-American members of Phi Beta Kappa Honorary society in the 19th century. After graduation, Mr.. Martin enrolled in the Western Reserve University Law School and at the end of his second year (1897) passed the state bar exam….

Anthony J. Whitehead

Anthony J. Whitehead, Class if 1915. Dr. Whitehead graduated from the Western Reserve University Dental School. He established and maintained a practice in Cleveland

Armen Gloster Evans

Armen Gloster Evans, Class of 1920. Dr, Evans enrolled at Adelbert College in 1913. He combined three years of college and four years of medical school. As a student, he joined others to fight and work hard to establish Alpha Phi Alpha (Pi Chapter) on the Western Reserve University campus. Dr. Evans served on the staffs of Rainbow Babies and…

Barbara Nichols

Barbara Nichols graduated from the Massachusetts Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in Boston. In 1966, she earned a B.S. in Nursing from Case’s Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, and an M.S> in Behavioral Disabilities from the University of Wisconsin. Over the course of her career, Ms. Nichols has held 23 offices in professional associations including President of the American…

Betty Leola Smith Williams

Dr. Betty Leola Smith Williams received her Master’s degree in nursing from the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing in 1954. She received her undergraduate degree, Bachelor of Science, from Howard University in Washington. Bother her Ph.D. in Public Health and her Masters’s in Mental Health Nursing were awarded by the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Williams is the…

Carl A. Rouse

Carl A. Rouse, Class of 1951. Born in 1926, Dr. Rouse graduated from the Case Institute of Technology with a bachelor’s degree in physics and a minor in mathematics. He then attended the California Insititute of Technology where he earned his M.S. in 1953. He earned his doctorate in physics, again with a minor in math, from Caltech in 1956….

Clemence Greene

Clemence Greene, Class of 1915. Ms. Greene received her degree in Pharmacology from Western Reserve University. She was the first African-American and the first African-American female to graduate from the School of Pharmacology. Ms. Greene established Greene’s Drug Store on East 40th and Central Avenue in the 1920’s.

Curtis F. Jefferson

Curtis F. Jefferson, Class of 1978. Dr. Jefferson was awarded a Ph.D. in Mathematics. He served as Vice President for Institutional Development at Cuyahoga Community College and served on numerous boards and committees.

Daniel D. Fowler

Daniel D. Fowler, Class of 1914. Mr.. Fowler graduated second in his class from the School of Applied Science. He received his degree in miners/metallurgical engineering. His thesis was “An Investigation of Iron Blast Furnace Slags.” While at Case. Mr.. Fowler was known as the “father” of the Pi chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity.

Daniel Robert Fairfax

Daniel Robert Fairfax, Class of 1902. Regarded as one of the greatest fullbacks in Ohio, Mr.. Fairfax graduated from Adelbert College, Western Reserve University.