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Cory Uselton to be next Superintendent of Mississippi’s largest public school district

Published on: August 26, 2015

Cory Uselton, a 1990 initiate of the Gamma Gamma Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order at the University of Memphis, will be the next superintendent of DeSoto County Schools, Mississippi’s largest public school district. Uselton received 10,497 votes for or 61 percent in the runoff against Jim Ferguson. “We stayed consistent with our message of campaigning for teachers…

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Thad Doyle awarded Kappa Alpha Order’s Accolade for Interfraternal Service

Published on: August 26, 2015

Thad Doyle was awarded the Accolade for Interfraternal Service from Kappa Alpha Order national fraternity during its 76th  Biennial Convention on Thursday, July 30th, 2015, in Roanoke, Virginia. This award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding service to the Greek or fraternity community. Thad is a 1997 initiate and founding father of the Zeta Lambda Chapter…

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Why is Recruitment and New Member Education Alcohol-Free?

Published on: August 24, 2015

By Mason Tarpley Why is recruitment alcohol-free? I often get questions about why recruitment has to be alcohol-free, and instead of offering you the most obvious reason, which is that it is against the law for anyone under 21 years old to drink, I think it is important to discuss other reasons why your chapter…

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5 Things to Remember Coming Back to Campus

Published on: August 24, 2015

By Tullis Beasley Headed back to school after a long summer break can be very exciting. You will get to catch up with your brothers, make new friends, and be away from your parents once again. Make sure to consider the following: 1)      The propensity to drink with brothers after a long summer away from…

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Kappa Alpha Order’s Fall Sexual Assault Workshop

Published on: August 24, 2015

Kappa Alpha Order and other interfraternal organizations are taking a stand against sexual assault with the development of a new educational program for college students. Recognizing that everyone plays a role in preventing sexual assault violence and creating a safer social culture, ten fraternities and sororities have adopted this program.   To develop a comprehensive…

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Fall 2015 National Reporting

Published on: August 12, 2015

The OmegaFi based “Vault” (formerly “Chapter Desktop”) provides a one log-in online system for chapters to manage member billing, financials, collections and national reporting submissions.  The Fall 2015 OmegaFi goKA National Reporting Instructions Memo will instruct you on the procedures to make a payment, and complete online National Reports 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, and…

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Bid for Brotherhood – From Home

Published on: July 25, 2015

 Alumni and Active Brothers, The excitement has reached a fever pitch and we are anxious to get to the VMI Hall of Valor on July 31, 2015 for this year’s annual Bid for Brotherhood Live and Silent Auction! We will be featuring electronic bidding this year for auction items. All bidding will be done through…

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2015-2016 Associate Directors and Provinces

Published on: June 18, 2015

Associate Directors for Chapter Services and Associate Directors are employed by the Kappa Alpha Order National Administrative Office to assist the undergraduate chapters of the Order. They are extensively trained in all areas of chapter operations and are able to assist chapters in any way needed. Below are the Associate Directors and their regions for…

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Brown Elected to Fraternity and Sorority Political Action Committee

Published on: May 30, 2015

The Fraternity and Sorority Political Action Committee (FSPAC) board has recently voted to add Jesse Brown (Gamma Omega – Midwestern ’14) to the board as a Student Director for a term that runs from June 1, 2015 until May 1, 2016. Service on the FSPAC board includes attendance of various board meetings in Washington as well…

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Things All Recent KA Graduates Should Do to Stay Involved

Published on: May 28, 2015

You were an undergraduate college student and active member of KA for four (or five) years. You chaired committees, served as an officer, planned parties and mixers, and participated in your favorite sorority’s man pageant philanthropy event, but you just graduated. So, now what? As you know, Kappa Alpha Order is not a four-year organization;…

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