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Preventing a School Bombing in Denmark: KA Honors U.S. Army Major for Service

Published on: March 24, 2017

While stationed at Iraq’s al Asad Airbase while deployed, U.S. Army Major Bradley A. Grimm (Gamma Omega–Midwestern State ’90) helped to foil a plot to bomb a school in Denmark. Grimm  provided “actionable intelligence” from captured documents about foreign fighters that included information on threats against a Danish school using home made explosives. “The information he provided helped to…

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40th Year Reunion Brings Alpha Brothers back to Lexington

Published on: March 14, 2017

Some had not seen each other in over a few decades, but the Kappa Alpha Order initiation ceremony changed all of that for a group of 1977 Alpha Chapter initiates. Neil Treger was initiated into the Alpha Chapter at Washington and Lee University in 1977, along with three dozen other men from around the nation….

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2016 Emerging Leaders Academy Recap

Published on: August 1, 2016

June 9 through 12th, 2016 – Kappa Alpha Order held its annual Emerging Leaders Academy (ELA) at Washington and Lee University and Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, VA. Over 220 KA undergraduate attendees represented 70 undergraduate chapters of the Order. A total of 48 KAs arrived a day early and completed the Stewards of the Order program,…

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Investiture of Hon. Anita D. Filson as First Female District Judge in Virginia

Published on: July 5, 2016

Kappa Alpha Order was proud to host an investiture ceremony and reception for The Honorable Anita D. Filson on Monday, June 20th in the formal gardens of the National Administrative Office at Mulberry Hill. Hon. Filson was Administered of the Oath of Office as the first female Circuit Court Judge for the 25th District of the Commonwealth…

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2016 Alumni College Agenda

Published on: March 18, 2016

Make plans to come to Lexington for an alumni-centric getaway. The Order will host the Alumni College in Lexington, Virginia on June 9-12. Alumni members and guests are encouraged to participate in an exciting new program centered on bringing alumni together in the birthplace of the Order to explore all that Lexington and the surrounding area have to offer….

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Washington & Lee KAs Decorate ODK Office

Published on: December 3, 2015

Each year in early December, members of the Alpha chapter of Kappa Alpha Order at Washington and Lee University help decorate the office of Omicron Delta Kappa, a national leadership honor society headquartered in Lexington, Virginia, for the Holiday season. Katy Datz, Associate Executive Director for External Relations for Omicron Delta Kappa, said, “they did an excellent job!” Word…

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Washington and Lee Kappa Alpha Order Volunteers for Local Fall Event

Published on: November 9, 2015

Lexington, Virginia prides itself in hosting great events for the local community. When it comes down to the wire and a favor is needed, the Alpha chapter at Washington and Lee are the first ones called. This October, Lexington held its annual downtown trick or treat. The Lexington Rockbridge Jaycees needed someone to be a…

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2016 Alumni College

Published on: September 30, 2015

Alumni CollegeJune 9-12, 2016 The Order will host the 2nd annual Alumni College in Lexington, Virginia on June 9-12, 2016. Alumni members and guests are encouraged to participate in a program centered on bringing alumni together in the birthplace of the Order to explore all that Lexington and the surrounding area have to offer. Attendees will…

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Kappa Alpha Order Awards Brad Beacham of Sigma Nu fraternity Accolade for Interfraternal Service

Published on: August 28, 2015

R. Bradley “Brad” Beacham was awarded the Accolade for Interfraternal Service from Kappa Alpha Order national fraternity during its 76th Biennial Convention on Friday, July 31st, 2015, in Lexington, Virginia. This award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding service to the Greek or fraternity community. Beacham is a 1990 graduate of Texas Christian University where…

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Bid for Brotherhood – From Home

Published on: July 25, 2015

 Alumni and Active Brothers, The excitement has reached a fever pitch and we are anxious to get to the VMI Hall of Valor on July 31, 2015 for this year’s annual Bid for Brotherhood Live and Silent Auction! We will be featuring electronic bidding this year for auction items. All bidding will be done through…

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