Archive of: Alumni

Attend the Alumni College!

Published on: May 5, 2014

The inaugural Alumni College encourages alumni and guests to visit the birthplace of Kappa Alpha Order for a weekend of activities that will be both enjoyable and informative. Attendees are encouraged to come for several days of tours, sightseeing, lectures and brotherhood. Register, see a draft schedule, and learn more here. Highlights will include: Opening […]

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Warren elected to NIC Board

Published on: April 15, 2014

Press release from the North American Interfraternity Conference CONTACT: Pete Smithhisler President & CEO (317) 872-1112 THE HONORABLE DAVID M. WARREN APPOINTED TO BOARD OF INTERNATIONAL FRATERNAL ASSOCIATION INDIANAPOLIS (4/14/2014) – The Honorable David M. “Dink” Warren has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC), the international trade association […]

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Flag Officers from the Order

Published on: March 28, 2014

Kappa Alpha Order is updating our list of military flag officers. Below is the list as accurate as we know it. Do you know of any updates? Promotions? Missing names? OR, are any of these incorrect? Please share any additions/corrections and we’ll update our records accordingly. But hey, his is pretty darn impressive don’t you […]

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Remaining Conviviums!

Published on: February 6, 2014

If you’ve held a Convivium, and want to share pictures or a recap…. OR if you want to be added to this list of remaining and upcoming Conviviums,  please click here. Nashville, TN February 6 Epsilon Chapter Convivium February 15 Emory University KA House Number I Quinton Burks Charlottesville, VA February 21 Jefferson Room of […]

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Welcome to the “new” KAPPAALPHAORDER.org

Published on: February 4, 2014

by: Jesse S. Lyons, Director of Communications The sixth (only the sixth) iteration of our national website is now live. Explore our new engaging design, test the mobile responsiveness, be inspired by the bold values statements, and utilize the new, streamlined navigation. We hope you like it! If you see issues, something missing, or heaven […]

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A Season for Thanks

Published on: January 28, 2014

By Barry B. Donnell, Chairman and President Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation During this special season, it is traditional to think about those who have made our lives better and, when possible, to express our appreciation. At Kappa Alpha Order, we are grateful to our many friends and alumni who are active in the life […]

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Lift High Your Glasses

Published on: January 28, 2014

Brothers and friends, a happy January 19th to all. Today we celebrate the birth of Robert E. Lee as well as our founding, in lieu of December 21. This is the traditional date for a Convivium Celebration, but those events may also be held throughout the year. When our Alpha Chapter was forming in the […]

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150th Anniversary Alumni Directory Announced

Published on: January 28, 2014

by: William H. Walker (Beta Tau – Mississippi State ’07) Director of Alumni Engagement Rest assured, this project is sanctioned by KA, your information will not be sold, and any purchases will benefit the Order. Kappa Alpha Order is excited to announce the launch of the 2015 Alumni Directory. This is one of many exciting […]

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Apply to Lobby in DC!

Published on: January 28, 2014

Apply now to lobby on behalf of the fraternity/sorority community in Washington, D.C.! Kappa Alpha Order is committed to sending four KAs if selected. Apply NOW! The Fraternal Government Relations Coalition (FGRC), comprised of the National Panhellenic Conference, North-American Interfraternity Conference, and the Fraternity and Sorority Political Action Committee, is looking for outstanding campus and chapter leaders […]

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5 Reasons Hazing Cannot be Justified

Published on: January 28, 2014

[This is a guest blog post from Nick Bell, a junior at Washington & Lee University and a 2011 initiate of Alpha Chapter] Many people see hazing in the chapter as nothing more than silly antics and harmless pranks like those remembered from the 1980s hit comedy Animal House. The realities of hazing are severely unlike […]

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