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South Carolina Chapters Recognized by MDA

Published on: November 14, 2018

Two chapters of Graves Province, Beta Pi (Presbyterian College) and Delta Tau (Francis Marion University), were recognized by MDA of South Carolina for collectively raising over $10,000, making it possible for five children with muscular dystrophy to attend MDA’s annual summer camp. The chapters were presented their awards by Robert Watts, CFRA, Executive Director of…

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KA Firefighter Recognized for Bravery

Published on: November 12, 2018

Firefighter James P. “Jim” Lee, Jr. (Beta Kappa–Maryland ’95), Fire Department of New York Rescue 1, was named the winner of the 2016 Firehouse Magazine Michael O. McNamee Award of Valor, as well as the recipient of the 2017 Ray Downey Courage and Valor Award, for his life-saving actions in an October 2016 New York…

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UTA KA Leads Legal Marketing Association

Published on: November 12, 2018

Since 2016, Keith N. Wewe (Delta Iota–Texas-Arlington ’92) has served as President of the Legal Marketing Association as well as Content Pilot’s chief relationship agent and account executive, which is located in Dallas, Texas. The Legal Marketing Association is composed of industry specialists that stem from the smallest to largest of firms. This association allows…

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KA Family Skis for Catalog Ad

Published on: November 8, 2018

Competition water skiers and brothers Reagan Burns (Gamma Tau–Sam Houston State ‘16) and Chandler Burns (Gamma Tau–Sam Houston State ‘17) are slated to appear online and in print in an Academy Sports + Outdoors catalog representing the company’s “O’Rageous” brand of life vests. The Burns brothers spent a 12-hour day doing a water photo shoot…

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Midwestern State Participates in Alzheimer’s Walk

Published on: November 5, 2018

A group of KA brothers from the Gamma Omega Chapter at Midwestern State joined a total of about 200 people in the annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s, which raised more than $71,000 for the Wichita Falls Alzheimer’s Association.

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Court of Honor Toolkit

Published on: November 4, 2018

Planning a successful Court of Honor induction ceremony can be a large feat to tackle, but here are is a good timeline and some resources to help you.

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Joplin Fire Department & KA Raise $4k for MDA

Published on: October 29, 2018

On Saturday, October 27, 2018, the Delta Pi Chapter at Missouri Southern State University hosted a “Firehouse Run.” The 5K race was co-sponsored by the Joplin Fire Department and raised more than $4,000 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Just as KA has supported MDA as our national philanthropy for many years, local fire departments…

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Military Man Serves During Hurricane Florence

Published on: October 28, 2018

Thousands of residents of the Southeast have been adversely affected by hurricanes and their attendant storms and flooding this year, with KA brothers involved in weather forecasting, search and rescue, and other related matters. North Carolina National Guard Brigadier General Todd Hunt (Gamma Rho–East Carolina ’84) is one of those men, as he was asked…

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Bob Cohen into Georgetown College Hall of Fame

Published on: October 26, 2018

While attending Georgetown College, Robert Simpson Cohen (Beta Delta–Georgetown ’54) played basketball, was a member of the Kappa Alpha Order, was president of the student government association, and even served on the Executive Council of the Baptist Student Union. On January 24th, 2017 during Georgetown’s Founders Day Convocation, Bob and his wife Zane were inducted…

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Chapter Update: Coastal Carolina–Zeta Omega Chapter

Published on: October 23, 2018

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