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Kappa Alpha Order Joins Fraternities and Sororities to Prevent Sexual Assault

Published on: April 13, 2015

For immediate release: April 13, 2015 Contact: Jesse Lyons, Kappa Alpha Order, Assistant Executive Director for Advancement FRATERNITIES AND SORORITIES JOIN FORCES TO PREVENT SEXUAL ASSAULT 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…

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Rest. Relaxation. Responsibility.

Published on: April 8, 2015

By Jeremy Duke In preparation for the summer there are numerous things weighing on one’s mind; e.g. are you prepared for finals, what’s the last social of the semester going to look like, and  how will you make money. The last thing we tend to think about is how we will affect our chapter. Downplaying…

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Alpha Chapter Advisor Recognized

Published on: April 1, 2015

Katy Datz, a long time advisor for the Alpha chapter at Washington & Lee University was recognized for her service to Alpha Chapter and to the Order. Commander of Samuel Zenas Ammen Province, Carlton Baker, and Director of Leadership Education, Dustin Brann, presented the Certificate of Service to Datz at the 2015 Ammen, Hamilton &…

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2014 E. Fleming Mason Interns

Published on: March 22, 2015

Andrew Lock (Alpha Eta – Westminster ’11)Internship – Mercatus Center at George Mason UniversityAndrew Performed a variety of roles in his chapter, including Council of Honor Chairman, Crusade Commander, and Number I. His studies have traveled all the way to the United Kingdom as he spent a full semester abroad studying Political Science at the…

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University Chancellor Visits Alpha Kappa

Published on: March 20, 2015

R. Bowen Loftin, Chancellor of the University of Missouri, recently visited the Alpha Kappa chapter house to speak to all of the Members and Members Awaiting Initiation. During his time with the chapter, he discussed the importance of academic success, the benefits of a strong brotherhood, and leadership involvement within the chapter and in the…

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2014 Awards for Chapter Excellence

Published on: March 18, 2015

This spring, hundreds of undergraduate officers and future leaders of their respective chapters met at one of eight regional Province Councils throughout the months of February and March. Along with educational programming on scholarship, risk management, sexual misconduct, Ritual, and other areas of chapter operations, chapters were recognized their achievements for the previous calendar year. Chapters…

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Apply to be a 2015 ELA Mock Chapter Advisor

Published on: March 18, 2015

By Dustin Brann This past June, Kappa Alpha Order hosted the largest Emerging Leaders Academy (ELA) with over 260 brothers gathering in Lexington, Virginia. ELA offers three unique learning opportunities Mock Chapter, Educational Track Sessions, and the Leadership Session Series. The Mock Chapter Experience allows participants to be placed in small groups to learn how…

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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 or available digitally here. The brief backorder, reported in January in an email to Number Is and the Advisory Council, was due to continued recruitment success. Another fall recruitment…

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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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