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Southern Indiana KA Alumni Softball Game

Published on: October 17, 2016

On Saturday, October 8, 2016, Alumni and Active members of the Zeta Omicron chapter at the University of Southern Indiana, and KA alumni in the area gathered for their annual softball game during the Evansville Annual West Side Nut Club Fall Festival.

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Western Carolina Alumnus Named to Mount Tabor Hall of Fame

Published on: October 7, 2016

John D. Furches (Delta Alpha–Western Carolina ’73) was inducted into The Spartan Hall of Fame of Mount Tabor High School for his professional accomplishments. He attended Mount Tabor from 1966 to 1971, and is a member of the famous “class that never was.” He was a member of the football team from 1968 through 1971 and was active…

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ADCS Mason Tarpley gets Hitched

Published on: September 30, 2016

Mason W. Tarpley (Beta Xi–Oklahoma State ’10) married his KA rose, Alexandra G. Reape on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Thistle Springs Ranch in Cleburne, Texas. The outdoor wedding was well attended by KAs from Beta Xi chapter and members of the National Administrative Office staff. Mason and Alex first met at Oklahoma State University while serving their respective…

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Maryland Alumnus Inducted as Distinguised Scholar into Law Honor Society

Published on: September 28, 2016

Gregory L. Waterworth (Beta Kappa–Maryland ’10) was inducted as a distinguished scholar into the University of Baltimore Law School’s Royal Graham Shannonhouse III Honor Society. The honor society was created in 2014 to recognize students who have distinguished themselves academically with the minimum GPA requirement for induction at 3.15.  Students who achieved a 3.7 GPA or higher are…

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A KA’s fight with Cancer

Published on: September 26, 2016

“I was invincible. I was living. I was more alive than anyone,” begins the first line of the article. Dan Herrin (Zeta Pi–Florida Gulf Coast ’10) was taking off in life; beautiful girlfriend, great job, and huge potential, but Dan would get some news that would drastically change his trajectory. After recovering from his fight…

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Kappa Alpha Order Alumnus Leads Study Abroad Program in Russia

Published on: September 26, 2016

Nicholas S. Gossett, PhD (Epsilon Alpha–South Alabama ’02), an assistant professor at the University of South Alabama, leads a study-abroad program in Russia every summer. He also just recently negotiated an exchange agreement between the University of South Alabama and the Higher School of Economics in Moscow. “I’ve been to Russia about 15 times and have…

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KA Blazers on Sale for ONE WEEK!

Published on: September 23, 2016

Once again, Kappa Alpha Order has teamed up with Blaze-In Sportswear to offer sharp-looking blazers at an affordable costs to our undergraduate and alumni members. Set yourself apart and show off your KA pride with this blazer that features KA’s coat of arms and logo on a bold lining of crimson and gold stripes. In…

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KA Named as Executive Vice President of Memphis Medical Society

Published on: September 17, 2016

Clint F. Cummins (Delta Upsilon–Tennessee-Martin ’00) was named as the new executive vice president for the Memphis Medical Society, replacing longtime executive vice president, Michael Cates. Clint served the Order from 2005 to 2008, working for the National Administrative Office as an Associate Director for Chapter Development. “I look forward to serving in my new role at the Medical Society,” Clint said….

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Province Commander Banks Named to 20 Under 40 and 50 Most Influential People Listings

Published on: September 1, 2016

L. Charles “Charlie” Banks, Jr. (Delta Epsilon–Newberry College ’02) was named to the 2016 Parker Poe 50 Most Influential People by the Greater Columbia Business Monthly. Compiled from nominations, news reports, and research, the list represents the “people who have made things happen the previous year in the areas of business, government, nonprofits, sports, the…

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Emory Alumnus Named Habitat ReStore Volunteer of the Month

Published on: August 30, 2016

Matthew R. Levy (Epsilon–Emory ’10) was named “ReStore Volunteer of the Month” for the Atlanta Habitat for Humanity. Matthew has been volunteering at the ReStore since May because he wanted to “give back and help the community while working with a great group of people.”

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