Archive of: Education

5 Things to Remember in your First Few Months Being Back on Campus!

Published on: September 16, 2014

By David Merrill (Zeta Pi- Florida Gulf Coast University ’08) 1)      The propensity to drink with brothers after a long summer away from each other. You’ve been gone from your chapter brothers for a few months now and everyone has just got back to campus. In doing so, the likelihood to consume alcoholic beverages with them […]

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Refi with Sofi – KA helps you Attack Student Debt

Published on: September 12, 2014

KA has partnered with SoFi to offer alumni special savings on student loans. Since launching out of Stanford, SoFi has created an ecosystem that connects high quality alumni borrowers and investors to provide lower rates to a unique group of borrowers. SoFi refinances student loan debt at lower rates than federal and/or private options – […]

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Philanthropy: An Introduction (1)

Published on: August 8, 2014

By Greg Waterworth (Beta Kappa – Maryland ’10) The benefits of a well-executed philanthropy event have wide spread positive outcomes for any chapter, internally and externally. The unfortunate reality is many chapters in Kappa Alpha Order struggle to organize a “successful” philanthropy event. Many events are thrown together in hast, while others fail to inspire […]

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Why We Recruit

Published on: August 8, 2014

By Jeremy Duke (Delta Lambda- Middle Tennessee State University ’09) With fall fast approaching it is important to remember why we, as KAs, recruit. It is often said that our ritual is the life blood that connects every brother of the Order. We would not be able to survive without our ritual. If this is […]

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Non Incautus Futuri: Preparing for the Fall Semester this Summer

Published on: August 8, 2014

By Greg Waterworth (Beta Kappa- Maryland ’10) One of the many lessons we can take away from our spiritual founder General Robert E. Lee, comes from his family crest. The Lee family crest is emblazoned with the Latin motto “Non Incautus Futuri,”or in English, be not unmindful of the future. Strong leaders are always making preparations for the […]

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Academic Standards Update – Fall 2014

Published on: July 29, 2014

The Order’s and the Knight Commander’s goal is a 3.0 fraternity GPA by the Sesquicentennial Celebration & 76th Convention in 2015.

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ELA – recap in social media

Published on: June 20, 2014

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Charlotte, N.C. are you ready to Bid 4 Brotherhood!

Published on: June 4, 2014

 17th Annual Bid For Brotherhood is coming to Charlotte and the Bank of America Stadium!  Bid for Brotherhood is a silent and live auction event established to support KA’s educational and leadership programs. When: Friday, July 25, 2014 @ 6:30pm Where: Bank of America Stadium, Home of the Carolina Panthers 800 S. Mint Street Charlotte, […]

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Springtime, formal time.

Published on: April 2, 2014

by Jesse S. Lyons, Director of Communciations Its springtime and with the change in seasons comes the interest in hosting a formal or special social event. A few reminders: 1. Decorations, outfits, and theme You may wear period costumes as your outfits for a formal. However, under no circumstances may you wear confederate uniforms or […]

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Welcome to the “new” KAPPAALPHAORDER.org

Published on: February 4, 2014

by: Jesse S. Lyons, Director of Communications The sixth (only the sixth) iteration of our national website is now live. Explore our new engaging design, test the mobile responsiveness, be inspired by the bold values statements, and utilize the new, streamlined navigation. We hope you like it! If you see issues, something missing, or heaven […]

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