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KA National Office Staff Raises $2,000 for Prostate Cancer Research

Published on: November 9, 2016

For the fifth straight year the men of the national administrative staff grew beards during National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Throughout the month of September, the staff participated in Septembeard, raising a total of $2,215.99 from friends, family, and colleagues. Septembeard is a not-for-profit organization with a simple, focused goal: eradicating prostate cancer, the second leading cause of…

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Jackson cooks his way to victory in Golden Fork 2016

Published on: November 4, 2016

KA Blake Jackson ’06 served up a victory in September at Louisiana Food Prize’s grand cook-off event: the race for the 2016 Golden Fork. Five local chefs were given a bag full of mystery ingredients and a single hour to prepare appetizers and entrées for a panel of celebrity chefs. These chefs judged the dishes…

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Mitchell named Presbyterian Outstanding Young Alumnus

Published on: November 4, 2016

Cody T. Mitchell (Beta Pi–Presbyterian ’05) was recognized as Presbyterian College’s 2016 Outstanding Young Alumnus. This award honors an alumnus who displays early competence within a chosen field and exceptional promise of future achievement. Mitchell earned his bachelor of arts degree in history and business in 2008. While attending Presbyterian College, he served as student president, ROTC…

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Hay Elected to Chair of College of Charleston Board of Trustees

Published on: November 4, 2016

David M. Hay (Beta Pi–Presbyterian ’78) was elected as chair of the College of Charleston Board of Trustees and will serve a two-year term. Hay, who graduated from the College of Charleston in 1981 with a degree in Business Administration, has served multiple terms on the College’s Foundation Board and is a past president of…

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Captain Pendergast Honored as Exceptional Miami University Alumnus

Published on: November 2, 2016

KA Captain William Pendergast ’04 of the U.S. Marine Corps was named one of Miami University of Ohio’s “18 of the Last 9” 2016 honorees. The award—based on the “30 under 30” model—honors exceptional young alumnae who embody the university’s values. Pendergast certainly fits this description. The 2007 graduate has been on active military duty…

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Kappa Alpha Order Serves the North American Interfraternity Conference Foundation

Published on: October 25, 2016

Kappa Alpha Order is proud to be involved in the interfraternal community, and the Order was well represented at THE Foundations Seminar hosted August 22nd through the 24th by the North American Interfraternity Conference Foundation in Indianapolis, Indiana. Former Knight Commander and Chief Development Officer Ben W. Satcher, Jr. (Delta Omicron–Clemson ’79) was the Chairman of the NICF’s…

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3rd Annual Crimson and Gold Society Dinner

Published on: October 24, 2016

The Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation hosted the 3rd Annual Crimson and Gold Society Dinner on Thursday, September 22nd at the Carolina Yacht Club in Charleston, South Carolina. Attendees heard from MG James E. Livingston, USMC, (Ret.) who is just one of 77 living Medal of Honor recipients. The Crimson and Gold Society honors alumni…

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West Georgia Founding Father Added to Toles, Temple and Wright Inc.

Published on: October 24, 2016

S. Andy Kight (Zeta Kappa–West  Georgia ’96) was added as the newest real estate agent for Toles, Temple and Wright Inc. Andy is a member of the National Association of Realtors, the Georgia Association of Realtors and the Greater Rome Board of Realtors. He currently owns J& S Properties and ATSJ Properties. Kight has been a…

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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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