Kappa Alpha Order

Sesquicentennial Celebration

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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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Nothing could have been finer than B4B in Carolina!

Published on: July 28, 2014

$75,000 raised to support the KAOEF! The KAOEF wants to thank all of those donors who supported the 17th annual Bid for Brotherhood at the Bank of America stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina on July, 25th. Your support resulted in over $75,000 being raised in support of our undergraduate members.  Your generosity allows us provide…

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Garth Dunklin & Norman George awarded the Knight Commander’s Accolade

Published on: July 28, 2014

Conferral of Knight Commander’s Accolades 2nd Annual Crimson & Gold Society Dinner, Quail Hollow Club July 26, 2014 The first Knight Commander’s Accolades were awarded by then Knight Commander Henry J. Foresman (Beta Commission – VMI ‘41) in 1967. He created the award to recognize excellence in leadership and service to the Order. The Executive…

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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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Attend the Alumni College!

Published on: May 5, 2014

The inaugural Alumni College encourages alumni and guests to visit the birthplace of Kappa Alpha Order for a weekend of activities that will be both enjoyable and informative. Attendees are encouraged to come for several days of tours, sightseeing, lectures and brotherhood. Register, see a draft schedule, and learn more here. Highlights will include: Opening…

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Warren elected to NIC Board

Published on: April 15, 2014

Press release from the North American Interfraternity Conference CONTACT: Pete Smithhisler President & CEO (317) 872-1112 THE HONORABLE DAVID M. WARREN APPOINTED TO BOARD OF INTERNATIONAL FRATERNAL ASSOCIATION INDIANAPOLIS (4/14/2014) – The Honorable David M. “Dink” Warren has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC), the international trade association…

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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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