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(L-r) Angela Berry (DSU parent), Provost Alton Thompson, keynote speaker Eddie Brown, DSU President Harry L. Williams, Sharon Lewis of Brown Capital Management and College of Business Dean Shelton Rhodes pose with Mr. Brown's book Beating the Odds.

Photos by Carlos Holmes

  Financial Guru Eddie Brown Heads DSU BEEP Event -- Photo Slideshow

DSU’s College of Business welcomed financial guru and author Eddie Brown as the key note speaker for its annual Black Executive Exchange Program (BEEP) on Feb. 26.

Mr. Brown, founder and president of Brown Capital Management and the author of Beating the Odds – Eddie Brown’s Investing and Life Strategies, shared aspects of his success story and financial wisdom with a host of College of Business students and faculty. DSU President Harry L. Williams and Provost Alton Thompson were also in attendance.

For images from Mr. Brown’s visit, click on the below slideshow, followed by more info on the BEEP event:

The annual BEEP event also welcomed about 20 visiting business executives to spend the day with the College of Business students through classroom visits and workshop sessions.  Among the visiting executives were nine DSU alumni (see below).

(L-r) DSU Alumni Derek Thompson, '80; Leland Nelson, '96; Lisa Dunning; Ron Pinkett, '84; Kevin Washington, '86; DSU President Harry L. Williams, keynote speaker Eddie Brown; Sherman King, '89; Provost Alton Thompson, College of Business Dean Shelton Rhodes; Enid Wallace Simms, '74; Jamahal C. Boyd, '97; Ernest Ackah, '99; and Renee Smith, '88 were among the business executives who participate in the annual BEEP event.