Kappa Alpha Order


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2016 Province Council Dates & Locations

Published on: November 17, 2015

Crawford, Dunwody & HardemanFebruary 5th & 6th, 2016Panama City, FL – Laguna Beach Christian Retreat Center Candler, Feller & FramptonFebruary 5th & 6th, 2016Lexington, KY – Georgetown College Chiles, Forrester & IrwinFebruary 12th & 13th, 2016Memphis, TN – University of Memphis NealFebruary 13th, 2016Reno, NV – University of Nevada, Reno Ammen, Hamilton, Graves, Smith &…

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KA Brothers Lead Efforts to “TaketheFight” to Cancer

Published on: November 10, 2015

When Steve Warren (Iota – Furman) a prominent South Carolina attorney was diagnosed with an aggressive brain cancer, he and his son, David (Chi – Vanderbilt ’05) decided to take the fight to the “enemy”. The father and son duo founded TaketheFight, a non-profit organization designed to train and pair college students with cancer patients…

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KA Day of Giving

Published on: November 5, 2015

On December 21, 2015 KA will officially celebrate its 150th Anniversary. To celebrate this milestone, the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation has launched the first ever, “KA Gives,” campaign to support our beloved Order and honor 150 years of tradition and excellence. This campaign is a combination of 1) an online day of giving, and, 2)…

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Eastern Kentucky KA Hired as Executive Director of CEDET at EKU

Published on: October 28, 2015

Dr. Thomas M. Martin (Delta Mu – Eastern Kentucky ’89), previously the Senior Fellow for Research and Economic Policy at the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE), has joined Eastern Kentucky University as Executive Director for its Center for Economic Development, Entrepreneurship and Technology (CEDET). Martin, a two-time EKU graduate, joined the CPE in 2011…

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N.C. State KA Alumnus Named 2015 Person of the Year

Published on: October 21, 2015

Smedes York (Alpha Omega – North Carolina State ’60), chairman of York Properties, Inc. and McDonald York Building Company, has been named the 2015 Person of the Year by the Poole College of Management at North Carolina State University. Poole College established the award in 2008 to recognize individuals for their leadership and service to…

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Former Mayor of Raleigh and Alumnus of Kappa Alpha Order Now Legislative Services Officer of North Carolina General Assembly

Published on: October 20, 2015

Former mayor of Raleigh, Paul Coble (Tau – Wake Forest ’73) was recently named as the new legislative services officer by leaders of the North Carolina House and Senate. Coble replaces George Hall, who retired last year at the age of 75 after holding the position for 30 years, and will be responsible for the General…

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Province Commander Appointments

Published on: October 14, 2015

Knight Commander Darren S. Kay was elected at the 76th Convention in Roanoke, Virginia. Pursuant to Kappa Alpha Laws, Article 7, Section 116, and after reviewing proper nominations, Knight Commander Kay has appointed the following men as the Province Commanders of the Order. Ammen – Darron E. Franta (Gamma Tau – Sam Houston State ’90) Candler – Collin…

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Citadel KA Named Executive Director for the Krause Center

Published on: October 9, 2015

Col. Tom Clark named new director for Citadel’s Krause Center for Leadership and Ethics  CHARLESTON, SC – Leadership, ethics and service learning courses and experiences are a deeply embedded and required component of every cadet’s four-year program at The Citadel. Though everyone in The Citadel community plays a role in developing cadets into principled leaders,…

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KA Alumnus from Midwestern State Finds His Phone after 9,300 foot-drop from Plane

Published on: October 8, 2015

After falling 9,300 feet from a Beechcraft Bonanza airplane, a lost iPhone not only reported its location but laid out a map where owner Ben Wilson (Gamma Omega – Midwestern State ’60) could find it. Even better, it could still make and receive calls. “It was by the side of the road south of Jacksboro,…

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North Texas KA Running for Klein ISD Board Trustee

Published on: October 8, 2015

Jamie W. Fuselier (Gamma Lambda – North Texas ’95) is running for Klein Independent School District Board of Trustees Position 4 (Houston) in the November 3rd election.  Jamie Fuselier was raised in Klein and attended elementary and intermediate school in the district. In total, he has been a resident of the area for twelve years….

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