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Golf Tournament in Honor of Middle Tennessee KA

Published on: April 23, 2016

The Inaugural TeVrucht Scholarship Fund Golf Event was held on April 1, 2016 at the WillowBrook Golf Club in Manchester, Tennessee. The tournament was organized in honor of Michael Scott TeVrucht (Delta Lambda – Middle Tennessee ’88), who passed away on Sunday, August 2nd, 2015 at the age 46 after a heroic two year battle with pancreatic cancer. Michael, a…

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Hampden-Sydney Alumnus to Chairman of Virginia YMCA

Published on: April 22, 2016

On April 19, James R. “Rusty” Foster (Alpha Tau – Hampden-Sydney ’05) was named Chairman of the Board of Directors for the YMCA of Loudoun County. He will lead the overall strategic direction, fundraising, and advocacy efforts for the nonprofit in Loudoun County. He is president of Bow Tie Strategies – a boutique public relations…

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Two KA Presidents Graduate Officer Training School

Published on: April 22, 2016

Second Lieutenants Joshua D. Spence (Beta Upsilon – Marshall ’01) and Daniel N. Pitts (Zeta Tau – Austin Peay State ’12) graduated from the U.S. Air Force Officer Training School. Both brothers are former Number Is of their respective chapters. Dan Pitts graduated in the top 10% of his class and received the Distinguished Graduate Award.

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KA and JMU Alumnus as VP of Advancement for Alma Mater

Published on: April 21, 2016

REPOSTED ARTICLE Nick Langridge (Zeta Theta – James Madison ’97) became James Madison University’s vice president for advancement at age 33. Four years later, he’s working to get university officials more involved in cultivating donors. After getting his bachelor’s degree from James Madison University, Nick Langridge had a tough choice. He had offers for well-paying…

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Mundorf Named to 2016 Florida Outstanding Young Alumni

Published on: April 19, 2016

REPOSTED ARTICLE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA COLLEGE OF EDUCATION Jon Mundorf (Zeta Lambda – Bowling Green State ’98) was considering quitting the profession after three years of teaching elementary school in Naples, Florida. He felt frustrated and ineffective despite doing his best to follow the top teaching methods, curriculum, and steps laid out in…

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Former Kappa Alpha Order Staff Awarded Baltimore Law Fellowship

Published on: April 7, 2016

Gregory L. Waterworth (Beta Kappa – Maryland ’10) was the inaugural winner of the Silverman|Thompson|Slutkin|White Fellowship. Greg, a first-year law student at the University of Baltimore School of Law, was selected for the fellowship by the UB Law Career Development Office out of 18 applications on the basis of first-semester grade point average and other indicia of…

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Staff Departure: Dustin Brann, Director of Leadership Education

Published on: March 24, 2016

Dustin G. Brann (Alpha Omega – North Carolina State ’11) will be leaving the staff of the Kappa Alpha Order National Administrative Office at the conclusion of the Emerging Leaders Academy. He will be returning to North Carolina to continue his MBA program with East Carolina University. Dustin, who has served as the Director of Leadership Education since June of…

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KA Alumnus to Endow Scholarship in Honor of ECU Faculty Advisor

Published on: March 24, 2016

Randolph Reid (Gamma Rho – East Carolina ’71) and his wife, Betty Minton, have made provisions in their wills to endow at least three EC Scholar Awards in honor of Dr. Ovid W. Pierce Jr. (Alpha Phi – Duke ’29). “Doc” Pierce, who was the faculty advisor for the Gamma Rho chapter for over 30 years,…

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2016 Alumni College Agenda

Published on: March 18, 2016

Make plans to come to Lexington for an alumni-centric getaway. The Order will host the Alumni College in Lexington, Virginia on June 9-12. Alumni members and guests are encouraged to participate in an exciting new program centered on bringing alumni together in the birthplace of the Order to explore all that Lexington and the surrounding area have to offer….

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KA Named to Head Coach of Delta State Tennis Program

Published on: March 17, 2016

Jeffrey Farris (Delta Beta – Delta State ’01) was recently selected as the head coach of the Men’s and Women’s Tennis teams at Delta State University. Farris, who will begin his new duties on July 1st, will continue to serve as Delta State’s director of alumni affairs and will remain in that role while serving as…

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