Kappa Alpha Order

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Happy Thanksgiving and Thank You

Published on: November 18, 2015

As we near this holiday season, we are reminded of the support and generosity of you, our donors. On behalf of the young men of Kappa Alpha, we thank you for your commitment to our continued success. Additionally, we also want to take this opportunity to wish you and your families a very blessed Thanksgiving….

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Austin Peay State University Sends Record Number of Students to UIFI Including 4 Members of Kappa Alpha Order

Published on: October 9, 2015

Clarksville, TN – This summer, the North American Interfraternity Conference hosted its 26th Undergraduate Interfraternity Institute (UIFI) in Bloomington, Indiana, and 17 Austin Peay State University students received scholarships to attend the event, which is the largest attendance for this leadership development institute in the University’s history. Four of those attendees were members of the Zeta…

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Barry B. Donnell Receives Knight Commander’s Accolade

Published on: September 28, 2015

Knight Commander William E. Dreyer (Alpha Delta – William Jewell) conferred on Barry B. Donnell (Beta Lambda – Southern Methodist ’68) the Knight Commander’s Accolade, the highest individual honor an alumnus can receive, on Saturday, August 1, 2015 during the third Convention Session of the 76th Convention at the Hotel Roanoke in Roanoke, Virginia.  Barry B. Donnell has been…

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KAOEF Scholarship Recipients 2015-2016

Published on: September 15, 2015

The KAOEF Scholarship Program remains an important benefit to members of Kappa Alpha Order.  As a primary focus of the KAOEF, these academic, merit and needs-based scholarships serve as an inspiration for excellence inside and out of the classroom and oftentimes prove the difference in whether recipients can continue their undergraduate or graduate education. In…

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Donors to the Sesquicentennial

Published on: September 11, 2015

The Sesquicentennial Campaign, designed to coincide with Kappa Alpha Order’s 150th anniversary celebration, raised the most money, in the shortest amount of time, in the history of the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation. The effort raised just over $900,000 from 166 donors in less than a 24-month period. These results exceeded the original goals of…

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Crimson & Gold Society Members Announced

Published on: September 11, 2015

The final listing of the fiscal year-end membership of the Crimson & Gold Society has been announced. These men, listed below under their chapter of initiation, committed a minimum of $1000, unrestricted, to the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation during the past fiscal year. Without a doubt, this is the most elite group of impactful…

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Knight Commander William E. Dreyer Recognized with NICF Outstanding Philanthropist Award

Published on: September 1, 2015

The 39th Knight Commander of Kappa Alpha Order, William E. Dreyer (Alpha Delta – William Jewell ’57), received the Outstanding Philanthropist Award by the North-­American Interfraternity Conference Foundation during the NICF Awards of Distinction Dinner on Tuesday, August 18th at the Indiana Roof Ballroom in Indianapolis.  Bill has been a great volunteer and supporter of Kappa Alpha…

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Fourth Rifle Winner Announced

Published on: June 28, 2015

Kappa Alpha Order and the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation (KAOEF) are proud to announce the fourth winner of the year-long Sesquicentennial Rifle Raffle.  Our newest winner was drawn on June 26th at the Kappa Alpha Order National Office in Lexington, Virginia by the Order’s National Archivist, SGM E. Kent McMichael (Beta Commission – VMI…

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Nashville Sesquicentennial Celebration Recap

Published on: May 13, 2015

April 17, 2015 - Nashville, Tennessee played host to the fourth Regional Sesquicentennial Celebration. Held at the Belle Meade Country Club, over one hundred and fifty alumni and guests enjoyed an evening of great food and fellowship. Brothers and their guests had an opportunity to meet members of the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation Board of Trustees…

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Epsilon Iota Celebrates 35 Years; Endows Education Fund at Texas State

Published on: May 11, 2015

SAN MARCOS, TEXAS—On Aril 11th, alumni from Epsilon Iota Chapter at Texas State University gathered in San Marcos to celebrate the 35th anniversary of their chapter’s founding.  As part of the weekend’s celebration, alumni donated more than $10,000 to the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation (KAOEF) to create a chapter endowment fund to support education…

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