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Kriss Parikakis Receives Knight Commander’s Accolade

Published on: March 10, 2015

Kriss Parikakis (Delta Kappa – Stephen F. Austin ’76) was awarded the Knight Commander’s Accolade from Knight Commander William E. Dreyer (Alpha Delta – William Jewell). This honor was presented to Parikakis by Former Knight Commander J. Michael Duncan (Delta Kappa – Stephen F. Austin ’69) at Delta Kappa’s Chapter Lodge Dedication Ceremony at Stephen F. Austin State…

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Daniel T. Patton Receives Knight Commander’s Accolade

Published on: March 9, 2015

Daniel T. Patton (Delta Kappa – Stephen F. Austin ’74) was awarded the Knight Commander’s Accolade from Knight Commander William E. Dreyer (Alpha Delta – William Jewell). This honor was presented to Patton by Former Knight Commander J. Michael Duncan (Delta Kappa – Stephen F. Austin ’69) at Delta Kappa’s Chapter Lodge Dedication Ceremony at Stephen F….

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Largest Celebration to Date

Published on: March 6, 2015

The Dallas, Texas Sesquicentennial Regional Celebration held at the Dallas Country Club was a huge success. Although Dallas experienced some winter weather prior to the event, it was well attended by over 300 people which makes it the largest nationally organized KA event to date outside of a Convention. The evening was filled with some great…

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Dr. Nickles Receives KA’s Highest Honor

Published on: March 6, 2015

At the Sesquicentennial Regional Celebration at the Dallas, Country Club, Knight Commander William E. Dreyer (Alpha Delta – William Jewell) conferred on Dr. Joel Alan Nickles (Delta Sigma – Houston Baptist ’74) the Knight Commander’s Accolade. This recognition is the highest individual honor an alumnus can receive. Over the one hundred and forty-nine years of the Order’s…

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2014 NIC All-American Teams

Published on: February 26, 2015

As members of Kappa Alpha Order, we strive to achieve excellence in all aspects of life. For many undergraduates this includes excelling academically and becoming involved in leadership roles of various campus organizations, but The Order is proud to have significant representation in college athletics.  Every year, the North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) selects All-Fraternity All-American…

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Travel the Order

Published on: February 26, 2015

Travel the country, strengthen the Order as an ADCS/ADCD Where will your next job take you? A position with the National Administrative Office (NAO) can offer you a unique experience that is often unmatched in the professional world. The NAO is a small, non-profit business with a large reaching impact. Our select staff immediately allows you…

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Letterhead in Print & Digital Form

Published on: February 26, 2015

Throughout the year chapter officers may need to send an official document to their school, alumni, or parents for the purposes of recruitment, alumni relations, or parent involvement. To assist chapters in achieving a professional and uniform look to their correspondence, the National Administrative Office has provided customized letterhead in various forms for chapters to…

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Sesquicentennial Convention Schedule

Published on: February 25, 2015

There are many exciting things to look forward to at Convention in Roanoke, including:  Viewing the Official Traveling Archives The debut and showcasing of our updated history project Exciting alumni speakers from all areas of professional life Exclusive KA 150 merchandise from vendors and the KA store The KAOEF’s Crimson & Gold Society Annual Event…

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Snedeker for the Win

Published on: February 20, 2015

Brother Brandt Snedeker (Chi-Vanderbilt ’00) played his way back to the top of PGA‘s leaderboard this past weekend, taking home his first tournament win of 2015 at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. Snedeker played alongside amateur Toby Wilt who is also a Vanderbilt alumnus. Although the duo did not have the winning score, they came in…

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Kappa Alpha Order Concerts

Published on: February 16, 2015

by David Merrill If your chapter is interested in hosting a special event or concert, please reference the section of the Kappa Alpha Order Risk Management Policy that address special events insurance: “Special events are defined as any event/function (1) where alcohol will be present, and the guest to member ration exceeds three-to-one; (2) involving athletic…

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