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Restoration of Gamma Tau Chapter at Sam Houston State

Published on: April 28, 2016

On Saturday, April 23rd at the Elkins Lake Country Club, Knight Commander Darren S. Kay (Alpha Eta – Westminster ’88) re-issued the Gamma Tau Charter to the gentlemen of the Sam Houston State University Provisional Chapter. The ceremony and banquet was well attended by alumni. The SHSU provisional chapter received its provisional certificate on October 31, 2013, and since…

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KAOEF is Now Hiring!

Published on: April 27, 2016

The Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation Director of Annual Giving and Stewardship The Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation is looking for qualified candidates to fill the position of Director of Annual Giving and Stewardship. All interested individuals should apply HERE no later than May 16, 2016. Position Description Type & Term of Position: Permanent, full-time staff position employed…

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Golf Tournament in Honor of Middle Tennessee KA

Published on: April 23, 2016

The Inaugural TeVrucht Scholarship Fund Golf Event was held on April 1, 2016 at the WillowBrook Golf Club in Manchester, Tennessee. The tournament was organized in honor of Michael Scott TeVrucht (Delta Lambda – Middle Tennessee ’88), who passed away on Sunday, August 2nd, 2015 at the age 46 after a heroic two year battle with pancreatic cancer. Michael, a…

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Hampden-Sydney Alumnus to Chairman of Virginia YMCA

Published on: April 22, 2016

On April 19, James R. “Rusty” Foster (Alpha Tau – Hampden-Sydney ’05) was named Chairman of the Board of Directors for the YMCA of Loudoun County. He will lead the overall strategic direction, fundraising, and advocacy efforts for the nonprofit in Loudoun County. He is president of Bow Tie Strategies – a boutique public relations…

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Two KA Presidents Graduate Officer Training School

Published on: April 22, 2016

Second Lieutenants Joshua D. Spence (Beta Upsilon – Marshall ’01) and Daniel N. Pitts (Zeta Tau – Austin Peay State ’12) graduated from the U.S. Air Force Officer Training School. Both brothers are former Number Is of their respective chapters. Dan Pitts graduated in the top 10% of his class and received the Distinguished Graduate Award.

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KA and JMU Alumnus as VP of Advancement for Alma Mater

Published on: April 21, 2016

REPOSTED ARTICLE Nick Langridge (Zeta Theta – James Madison ’97) became James Madison University’s vice president for advancement at age 33. Four years later, he’s working to get university officials more involved in cultivating donors. After getting his bachelor’s degree from James Madison University, Nick Langridge had a tough choice. He had offers for well-paying…

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Mundorf Named to 2016 Florida Outstanding Young Alumni

Published on: April 19, 2016

REPOSTED ARTICLE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA COLLEGE OF EDUCATION Jon Mundorf (Zeta Lambda – Bowling Green State ’98) was considering quitting the profession after three years of teaching elementary school in Naples, Florida. He felt frustrated and ineffective despite doing his best to follow the top teaching methods, curriculum, and steps laid out in…

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Former Kappa Alpha Order Staff Awarded Baltimore Law Fellowship

Published on: April 7, 2016

Gregory L. Waterworth (Beta Kappa – Maryland ’10) was the inaugural winner of the Silverman|Thompson|Slutkin|White Fellowship. Greg, a first-year law student at the University of Baltimore School of Law, was selected for the fellowship by the UB Law Career Development Office out of 18 applications on the basis of first-semester grade point average and other indicia of…

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Staff Departure: Dustin Brann, Director of Leadership Education

Published on: March 24, 2016

Dustin G. Brann (Alpha Omega – North Carolina State ’11) will be leaving the staff of the Kappa Alpha Order National Administrative Office at the conclusion of the Emerging Leaders Academy. He will be returning to North Carolina to continue his MBA program with East Carolina University. Dustin, who has served as the Director of Leadership Education since June of…

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KA Alumnus to Endow Scholarship in Honor of ECU Faculty Advisor

Published on: March 24, 2016

Randolph Reid (Gamma Rho – East Carolina ’71) and his wife, Betty Minton, have made provisions in their wills to endow at least three EC Scholar Awards in honor of Dr. Ovid W. Pierce Jr. (Alpha Phi – Duke ’29). “Doc” Pierce, who was the faculty advisor for the Gamma Rho chapter for over 30 years,…

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