Archive of: Alumni

2013 DC Interns Announced

Published on: June 7, 2013

The Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation is proud to announce the 2013 E. Fleming Mason Memorial Interns, who will spend this summer in Washington, D.C. living together, working in the public and private sector, and gaining invaluable experience and knowledge. We’re proud of the men above who were selected through a length application and interview […]

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2013 FCA Awards & Lyons elected to Board of Directors

Published on: June 5, 2013

REPORT FROM FCA At the 2013 Annual Conference of the Fraternity Communications Association (FCA), Kappa Alpha Order was recognized with six (6) major awards for our efforts in communications and for the Kappa Alpha Journal, including being named the overall second best magazine in the social and professional Greek community for 2012. The awards that […]

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America, the beautiful. Kappa Alpha, the grateful.

Published on: May 24, 2013

This weekend, while enjoying the onset of summer, remember why Memorial Day is a memorial. The college fraternity, and Kappa Alpha Order specifically, is a decidedly beautiful American institution. We are grateful for every opportunity we’ve been granted. To be born in Virginia, reared and grown early from sea to shining sea, and to today […]

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KAOEF Announces 2013-2014 Scholarship Recipients

Published on: April 18, 2013

The Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation is pleased to be able to provide scholarships to 98 great young men on the basis of their academic record, their involvement with the Kappa Alpha Order and other campus activities. Congrats to these lucky gentlemen! For more information about KAOEF scholarships, other support provided by the Foundation to […]

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Two Important Member Surveys

Published on: March 26, 2013

We need you to take ‘em both! Two member surveys are being sent via email this week. Please take ‘em both! Contact communications@ka-order.org with any questions!

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Party like it’s 1865

Published on: March 19, 2013

Having fun and living our values this spring By Joel Buck (Epsilon Nu – Georgia College ’08) Associate Director for Chapter Development It’s that time of year again, midterms are out of the way and many of you are getting excited for your spring formal, as you should be. What a great way to spread […]

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Recruiting with Character

Published on: March 19, 2013

Four essential points to ensure long-term chapter success. by E. Preston Prichett III (Nu – Auburn ’10), Associate Director for Chapter Services Do you have the desire to recruit strong members who already represent the values we believe in as KAs? Then its important to make an immediate distinction, now, between “front line go-getters” and […]

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Just how do I hold someone accountable? 

Published on: March 19, 2013

Accountability begins with #1 (and the Number I) by Dave Westol, CEO of Limberlost Consulting, Inc. Perhaps the biggest challenge chapter leaders face is accountability and specifically holding others accountable.  As I visit campuses and conduct consulting sessions with chapter leaders I am rarely surprised by the range of issues that they want to discuss…but […]

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Staff Updates

Published on: February 27, 2013

Staff Updates Transitions, Promotions, & One Moving On… Much is happening in Lexington, Virginia at the National Administrative Office at Mulberry Hill. In an effort to keep our Official Family and key stakeholders better informed and engaged, we are testing the use of digital e-newsletters for information delivery. We feel that important information may be […]

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Showalter to leave staff, work with Congressman

Published on: February 27, 2013

Erik T. Showalter, Chief Development Officer, will be leaving staff effective March 1, 2013. A transition has been ongoing since February 4, when Erik was offered and accepted the position of Director of Finance for Congressman Robert M. Pittenger (Omicron – Texas ’67) and for the Free Markets Political Action Committee (PAC), of which Congressman […]

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