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Scholarship in Honor of J. West Summers IV Established for Delta Chapter

Published on: March 6, 2017

Since 1913, the Kappa Alpha Order has been an important part of the Summers family, as 12 men in our family belong to the Order. J. West Summers, IV (Delta–Wofford ’11), a second semester Senior at Wofford College, passed away on November 15, 2015. His parents, West (Delta–Wofford ’81) and Liz, and brother Rob (Delta–Wofford…

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2017 Number I’s Leadership Institute Recap

Published on: February 4, 2017

The Number I’s Leadership Institute (NLI) was held at the Caraway Conference Center located in Sophia, North Carolina, from January 5th through the 8th, 2017. NLI is an intensive informational and educational retreat set at an upscale Christian conference center. The focus of the Institute is to educate and empower Number I’s to understand their role…

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KAOEF Day of Giving Recap – Pull Together for KA

Published on: January 27, 2017

The Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation (KAOEF) held its second annual Day of Giving, Pull Together for KA, on Wednesday, December 21, 2016. Themed and named after a famous quote by our Chief Founder James Ward Wood, the goal was to pull together 750 donors to the KAOEF on or before December 21st. Members, alumni, parents, and friends were able to…

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KAOEF ESTATE GIFT RECEIVED: David R. Murphey, III

Published on: January 17, 2017

David R. Murphey III (Alpha­–Washington & Lee ’51) passed away on July 2, 2015. Recently, the KAOEF received an estate gift totaling $20,000 from the estate of David R. Murphey, III.  David graduated in 1953 and throughout his life he remained a devoted and loyal KA. In addition to having joined the 1865 Trust in…

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Photo Gallery: 2016 E. Fleming Mason Interns

Published on: December 4, 2016

Fall 2016 edition of The Kappa Alpha Journal features the E. Fleming Mason Memorial Internship Program, Jesse C. Brown (Gamma Omega–Midwestern State ’14) running for Wichita Falls City Council, Chris Wilson (Beta Eta–Oklahoma ’89) as Director of Research and Analytics for Senator Ted Cruz’s Presidential campaign, West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin (Alpha Rho–West Virginia…

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Pull Together for KA Resources

Published on: November 30, 2016

Kappa Alpha Order and the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation (KAOEF) will host the Order’s second Day of Giving on December 21st, 2016 with the goal of pulling together 750 donors to the KAOEF.  Here are some resources for you, your chapter, or your alumni group to utilize. Don’t forget, your chapter can win prizes that benefit their…

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Pull Together for KA on December 21st

Published on: November 30, 2016

On December 29th, also known as Giving Tuesday, Kappa Alpha Order and the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation announced the Order’s second Day of Giving taking place on December 21st, 2016. The goal is to pull together 750 donors to the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation on or before December 21st, 2016. You may donate online in honor of…

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Kappa Alpha Order Serves the North American Interfraternity Conference Foundation

Published on: October 25, 2016

Kappa Alpha Order is proud to be involved in the interfraternal community, and the Order was well represented at THE Foundations Seminar hosted August 22nd through the 24th by the North American Interfraternity Conference Foundation in Indianapolis, Indiana. Former Knight Commander and Chief Development Officer Ben W. Satcher, Jr. (Delta Omicron–Clemson ’79) was the Chairman of the NICF’s…

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3rd Annual Crimson and Gold Society Dinner

Published on: October 24, 2016

The Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation hosted the 3rd Annual Crimson and Gold Society Dinner on Thursday, September 22nd at the Carolina Yacht Club in Charleston, South Carolina. Attendees heard from MG James E. Livingston, USMC, (Ret.) who is just one of 77 living Medal of Honor recipients. The Crimson and Gold Society honors alumni…

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Three Trustees Added to KAOEF Board

Published on: September 23, 2016

Dan H. Akin (Gamma Omicron–Lambuth ’60), Steve C. Knight (Gamma Kappa–Oklahoma City ’70), and Erik T. Showalter (Gamma Alpha–Louisiana Tech ’02) were added to the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation Board of Trustees. A native Kentuckian and former United States Marine, Dan earned his BS in Economics and Statistics while serving Gamma Omicron in several roles including as Number…

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