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KA Listed as Greatest Golfer in State of Tennessee

Published on: February 8, 2016

Golf.com recently published the article The Fab 50: The Greatest Golfer From Every State in which it identified the best golfer from each of the 50 states. Several factors were considered to establish the single greatest. According to the article, “Major wins and Tour titles were the most important factor but when tiebreakers were needed we…

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KA Alumnus to Head Restoration of Historic Steam Locomotive

Published on: February 8, 2016

February 7, 2016                       A New Lease On Steam: C&O 2716 To Be Restored To Operation Lexington, KY – The Kentucky Steam Heritage Corporation (KSHCO) is excited to announce the campaign to bring former C&O steam locomotive #2716 back to life. Once refurbished, the engine will be one…

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Three Alumni Inducted into the Crawford Court of Honor at Province Council

Published on: February 8, 2016

On Saturday, February 6, 2016, three distinguished alumni were inducted into the William B. Crawford Province Court of Honor at the Crawford, Dunwody & Hardeman Province Council at the  Laguna Beach Christian Retreat Center in Panama City, Florida.  M. Blake Cline (Zeta Nu –  North Florida ’07),  David C. Merrill (Zeta Pi – Florida Gulf…

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Arkansas KA Selected as President of the 2016 Student Alumni Board

Published on: February 5, 2016

Blake E. Griffin (Alpha Omicron – Arkansas ’14) was selected as president of the Student Alumni Board (SAB) Executive Team of the Arkansas Alumni Association. Griffin, a junior from Mountain Home majoring in biology/pre-med, rose to this position after successfully serving as the 2015 homecoming director on SAB. He currently serves Alpha Omicron Chapter as Number…

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Restoration of Delta Gamma Chapter at ODU

Published on: February 1, 2016

On Friday, January 29th at the Norfolk Yacht & Country Club, Knight Commander Darren S. Kay (Alpha Eta – Westminster ’88) re-issued the Delta Gamma Charter to the gentlemen of the Old Dominion University Provisional Chapter, the same location of their initial chartering ceremony in 1965. The ceremony and banquet was well attended by over 30 alumni….

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Citadel Professor and KA Alumnus Named to All-Southern Conference Faculty Team

Published on: January 21, 2016

Dr. Scott Buchanan (Theta Commission –  Citadel ’12) was recently named to the inaugural All-Southern Conference Faculty Team along with 9 other representatives, one from each of the other schools in the conference. He was selected by The Citadel to represent the institution based on his demonstrated service to the institution, proven record of high scholastic…

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Convivium 2016 Video Blog

Published on: January 18, 2016

Today we celebrate the birth of Robert E. Lee, along with our founders, and the founding of the Order. In 1923, fifty-eight years after KA was established, Former Knight Commander John Temple Graves first toasted Lee as our Spiritual Founder. Lee was never a KA member, nor involved with the fraternity–so why the title?  After…

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Province Commander Wall Named CLE Volunteer of the Year

Published on: December 3, 2015

Robert H. Wall (Tau – Wake Forest ’95), Commander of Smith Province, of Winston-Salem has been named CLE Volunteer of the Year by the NCBA Foundation’s Continuing Legal Education Committee. He practices with Spilman Thomas & Battle where his primary areas of practice are tax and corporate law. Wall has been a tireless and dedicated…

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Sam Houston State KA Leads School to National Recognition

Published on: December 2, 2015

Ronny Snow (Gamma Tau – Sam Houston State ’87), principal of Malakoff Elementary in Malakoff, Texas, led his school to be recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a National Blue Ribbon School. The program recognizes public and private elementary, middle, and high schools based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps…

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KA Alumnus Inducted into Delta State Hall of Fame

Published on: December 1, 2015

John C. Cox (Delta Beta – Delta State ’93) was one of four Delta State University alumni honored for their contributions to the university by being inducted into the Alumni Hall of Fame during the 2015 Homecoming Alumni Awards Gala at the Bologna Performing Arts Center on November 6th. Induction into the Delta State University Alumni…

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