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2015 Varlet

Published on: February 25, 2015

Introducing the 2015 Sesquicentennial Edition of The Varlet of Kappa Alpha Order. Our 2015 Sesquicentennial Edition of The Varlet of Kappa Alpha Order will be available for purchase at our KAonlinestore.com at the end of March. It is available online, however, today here. The brief backorder, reported in January in an email to Number Is and the Advisory Council,…

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5 Activities to Enhance Initiation

Published on: February 16, 2015

Over the next few weeks the new member educator will teach your new members the history and traditions of the Order. He should also include other productive topics such as scholastic excellence, professional development and chapter operations. Shortly prior to initiation it is important that new members have the correct understanding of the responsibilities that…

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Kappa Alpha Order Concerts

Published on: February 16, 2015

by David Merrill If your chapter is interested in hosting a special event or concert, please reference the section of the Kappa Alpha Order Risk Management Policy that address special events insurance: “Special events are defined as any event/function (1) where alcohol will be present, and the guest to member ration exceeds three-to-one; (2) involving athletic…

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First Rifle Winner Announced

Published on: February 13, 2015

Andrew Carr – The first Rifle Raffle winner was selected and announced at the Candler, Feller and Frampton Province Council at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky.  Tanner Gellinger, Number I at Zeta Omicron and recently elected Frampton Province Undergraduate Chairman, drew the lucky ticket. And the first ‪‎Sesquicentennial Rifle Raffle Winner is… Charles Briggs (Delta…

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2015 Alumni College Announced

Published on: February 12, 2015

Can’t make Convention this summer? Make plans to come to Lexington at an earlier date for an alumni-centric getaway. The Order will host the Alumni College in Lexington, Virginia on June 11-14. Alumni members and guests are encouraged to participate in an exciting new program centered on bringing alumni together in the birthplace of the Order…

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2015 NLI Recap

Published on: February 12, 2015

January 8th through 11th, 2015 – Chapter presidents from 129 chapters attended the Number I’s Leadership Institute, the Order’s premiere educational conference, in Sophia, North Carolina. The weekend-long conference, located at the Caraway Conference Center, was full of large group facilitation and small group discussions that focused on educating and empowering chapter presidents to perform…

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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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The E. Fleming Mason Memorial Internship Program

Published on: October 8, 2014

By Greg Waterworth (Beta Kappa- University of Maryland ’10) The E. Fleming Mason Memorial Internship Program was created to provide deserving undergraduates with the desire to become better educated and informed on both the public and private sectors of our national government. In addition, this program will give undergraduates the opportunity to gain professional work…

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Halloween

Published on: October 8, 2014

By Greg Waterworth (Beta Kappa- University of Maryland ’10) It is that time of the year when many of our chapters plan theme parties. Whether Halloween parties, or mixers, the themes that are chosen say a great deal about the sponsoring organizations. Choose poorly, and your chapter’s bad judgment could show up in the news…

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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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