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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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2016 Irwin Province Court of Honor Induction

Published on: November 14, 2016

The Emmitt Lee Irwin Province Court of Honor of Kappa Alpha Order held an induction ceremony on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at The Fairview Inn, in Jackson, Mississippi. The following two men were added to the Court’s roll: COL Chandler P. Seagraves (Beta Tau–Mississippi State ’90) Hon. James D. “Jimmy” Maxwell, II (Alpha Upsilon–Mississippi ’94) Additional photos from the…

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Ole Miss Kicker Makes Game-Changing Tackle Versus Georgia

Published on: November 10, 2016

Nathan T. Noble (Alpha Upsilon–Mississippi ’13), kicker for the Ole Miss Rebels, made a touchdown saving tackle during the football game versus Georgia. With Ole Miss up 17-0 from a D’Vaughn Pennamon touchdown run, Noble kicked-off for 40 yards to the Georgia 1-yard-line. Flanker Reggie Davis dances his way though the Ole Miss special teams for…

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Ashworth Named Vice Chancellor of Texas Tech University System

Published on: November 9, 2016

After a nationwide search, The Texas Tech University System appointment of William “Brett” Ashworth (Epsilon Iota–Texas State ’90) as vice chancellor for communications and marketing. He will be responsible for overall communications, messaging, marketing and branding activity for the Texas Tech University System. Ashworth, a native of Irving, Texas, earned his Bachelor of Arts in Journalism…

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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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