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Havers Recognized by International Churchill Society

Published on: December 7, 2016

Dr. Robin P. W. “Rob” Havers (Alpha Eta–Westminster ’14) was recognized with the 2016 Emery Reves Award by the International Churchill Society during the 33rd International Churchill Conference on Thursday, October 27 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. The award is presented in recognition of excellence in writing or speaking about Churchill’s life and times and/or applying his…

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Dr. Pressly Recognized by American College of Rheumatology

Published on: December 7, 2016

Thomas A. Pressly III, M.D. (Omicron–Texas ’76) was awarded with the American College of Rheumatology’s (ACR) Paulding Phelps Award during the ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. The award is a reflection of his outstanding contributions to the advancement of rheumatology. The ACR recognizes leading researchers, clinicians, mentors, and other professionals exhibiting superior commitment to…

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Landry Named Louisiana PGA Assistant Professional of the Year

Published on: December 7, 2016

Louisiana Assistant Professional of the Year has been awarded to Grant Landry (Gamma Nu–Louisiana-Monroe ’09), PGA Assistant Professional at Baton Rouge Country Club.

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Searching for Species on Easter Island

Published on: December 4, 2016

This past year, J. Judson “Jut” Wynne (Delta Theta–Northern Arizona ’87) completed the first island-wide effort to search for native insects on Easter Island. “Based on my earlier research, colleagues and I identified 10 new species of insects restricted to caves on the island,” Jut said. “This work is important because all native terrestrial vertebrates…

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Agajanian Brothers Honored for Motor Sports Legacy

Published on: December 2, 2016

The San Pedro Sportswalk gained three new honorees last month. Modeled after the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the award has honored star athletes since 1978. Biological and Kappa Alpha brothers of University of Southern California’s Beta Sigma chapter, Cary ’60, Chris ’69, and J.C. ’69 Agajanian followed in their father’s footsteps of motor racing legend….

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Moving On Up: Maggio Recommended to Succeed Northwestern State Presidency

Published on: December 1, 2016

Northwestern State University President Dr. Jim Henderson has recommended Chris Maggio (Gamma Psi–Northwestern State ’83) to serve as Acting President of Northwestern State University until the UL System board selects a permanent president. The recommendation of Maggio is subject to approval by the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System, the same system who…

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Praises for California Football Documentary

Published on: November 30, 2016

Philip T. Schaaf (Alpha Xi–California ’84) wrote and directed Don’t Quit: The Joe Roth Story. The documentary traces the remarkable biography of the late All-American, Joe Roth, the best quarterback in college football in 1975 who privately battled cancer (melanoma) as a Heisman Trophy favorite in 1976. Don’t Quit: The Joe Roth Story received countless praises, and was…

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Pull Together for KA on December 21st

Published on: November 30, 2016

On December 29th, also known as Giving Tuesday, Kappa Alpha Order and the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation announced the Order’s second Day of Giving taking place on December 21st, 2016. The goal is to pull together 750 donors to the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation on or before December 21st, 2016. You may donate online in honor of…

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Roanoke Alums Meet for Dinner in Maryland

Published on: November 28, 2016

On October 7, 2016, twenty-four Brothers of the Beta Rho Chapter at Roanoke College gathered for dinner at the Blue Stone in Timonium, Maryland.

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Hunt Promoted to Brigadier General

Published on: November 22, 2016

On Wednesday, November 09, 2016, the North Carolina National Guard celebrated the promotion of Durham native, Todd Hunt (Gamma Rho–East Carolina ’84), to the rank of Brigadier General, in the North Carolina Army National Guard. Hunt has served in the military for more than 29 years. Hunt currently serves as the North Carolina National Guard’s…

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