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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 North­American 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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Winner of the Third Sesquicentennial Rifle Announced

Published on: April 28, 2015

Kappa Alpha Order and the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation (KAOEF) are proud to announce the third winner of the year-long Sesquicentennial Rifle Raffle.  Our newest winner was drawn on April 17th by Kookie Liles, wife of KAOEF trustee Malcolm Liles, during the Nashville Regional Sesquicentennial Celebration.    Congratulation to Neal Sumter (Alpha Sigma –…

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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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First Rifle Winner Announced

Published on: February 13, 2015

Andrew Carr – The first Rifle Raffle winner was selected and announced at the Candler, Feller and Frampton Province Council at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky.  Tanner Gellinger, Number I at Zeta Omicron and recently elected Frampton Province Undergraduate Chairman, drew the lucky ticket. And the first ‪‎Sesquicentennial Rifle Raffle Winner is… Charles Briggs (Delta…

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10 ways to join the KA 150 Celebration!

Published on: December 20, 2014

With a toast on December 21, 1865, the idea for Kappa Alpha Order was born. Today marks the 149th anniversary of our founding.  We begin the year-long celebration by renewing our vows, celebrating our history, promoting our Order, and strengthening our future. Here are ten ways you can join the celebration, today. Every active member,…

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Charitable IRA Roll-Over Renewed

Published on: December 18, 2014

BREAKING NEWS! The charitable IRA rollover expected to be renewed for 2014 only. Act quickly to complete your gift before the Dec. 31, 2014, deadline. Congress passed legislation renewing the charitable IRA rollover on the evening of Dec. 16, 2014 — for tax year 2014 only. The president was expected to sign the bill soon….

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150 Conviviums for 150 years!

Published on: October 28, 2014

by Michael P. Wilson, Assistant Executive Director for Alumni Affairs It is a stated goal that of the Order that 150 Conviviums are held throughout 2015 in honor of our 150 years. How did they start? How do they start today? “Jollity & Fraternal Bliss” The Order’s first Convivium was held by Alpha Chapter on…

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