Kappa Alpha Order


Archive of: Alumni

The Celebration Begins!

Published on: February 11, 2015

On the day of Robert E. Lee’s birth, over 150 alumni and active KA brothers and their dates gathered in Richmond, Virginia at the first of eight Regional Sesquicentennial Celebrations. Held in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, this “kick-off” event not only honored the Order’s Spiritual Founder, but also the founding of Kappa Alpha…

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Sesquicentennial Conviviums

Published on: January 16, 2015

On or around January 19 of each year, our active and alumni chapters meet at banquets, smokers, or balls to celebrate. However, the event may take place at any time and still be effective. Much like the initiatory observance, the celebration of the founding of our Order, our founders including Robert E. Lee, and our…

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Charitable IRA Roll-Over Renewed

Published on: December 18, 2014

BREAKING NEWS! The charitable IRA rollover expected to be renewed for 2014 only. Act quickly to complete your gift before the Dec. 31, 2014, deadline. Congress passed legislation renewing the charitable IRA rollover on the evening of Dec. 16, 2014 — for tax year 2014 only. The president was expected to sign the bill soon….

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National Staff: Communications Job Posting

Published on: November 13, 2014

UPDATE – position filled as of Jan. 1, 2015. Director of Communications (or Associate Director for Communications) ROLE The Director of Communications (or Associate Director for Communications) is supervised by and collaborates with the Assistant Executive Director for Advancement to create and execute the Order’s comprehensive communication strategy which is designed to foster connections between…

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150 Conviviums for 150 years!

Published on: October 28, 2014

by Michael P. Wilson, Assistant Executive Director for Alumni Affairs It is a stated goal that of the Order that 150 Conviviums are held throughout 2015 in honor of our 150 years. How did they start? How do they start today? “Jollity & Fraternal Bliss” The Order’s first Convivium was held by Alpha Chapter on…

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Elections are Coming!

Published on: October 8, 2014

By Greg Waterworth (Beta Kappa-University of Maryland ’10) With the election season for Kappa Alpha Order less than a month away, below are some of the important rules and laws pertaining to the elections process. Elections must take place during the month of November. In order to be eligible for office you must have above…

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Refi with Sofi – KA helps you Attack Student Debt

Published on: September 12, 2014

KA has partnered with SoFi to offer alumni special savings on student loans. Since launching out of Stanford, SoFi has created an ecosystem that connects high quality alumni borrowers and investors to provide lower rates to a unique group of borrowers. SoFi refinances student loan debt at lower rates than federal and/or private options –…

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The Governor is Inducted!

Published on: September 5, 2014

Yesterday, a really special KA event took place in the Mountain State. The Governor of West Virginia, Earl Ray Tomblin (Alpha Rho – West Virginia ’71), was inducted into the Hamilton Province Court of Honor, in his office at the West Virginia Capitol Building. Larry Ledsome (Beta Upsilon – Marshall ’59) served as Preceptor and…

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KA150 Resources

Published on: August 22, 2014

Do you want to use this logo? You’ve come to the right place! CHAPTERS, MEMBERS, EVERYONE! Click the link below and begin using our official Sesquicentennial imagery on your social media, websites, email, and print materials. If there is every any doubt, please email this link for approval or questions. Of course, as always, for…

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KA150.org – The Celebration Starts Here

Published on: August 21, 2014

by Jesse S. Lyons (Delta Alpha – Western Carolina ’98), Assistant Executive Director for Advancement Kappa Alpha Order is proud to launch our Sesquicentennial Celebration website. This specific-purpose site is designed to educate, engage, and entertain every KA and even the friends of our Order. Here’s some highlights about the site: WATCH ONLINE View the…

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