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Southern Indiana “Raptured Duck” Golf Outing

Published on: June 21, 2022

The Zeta Omicron chapter at the University of Southern Indiana held their annual Zeta Omicron alumni golf outing, “Ruptured Duck,” on Saturday, June 11th.  Two dozen alumni were in attendance at the Saddlebrook Golf Club in Indianapolis, Indiana.  Part of the proceeds will go to the Zeta Omicron chapter for recruitment purposes.  

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Newberry Alumnus Recognized as 2020 South Carolina Tree Farmer of the Year

Published on: June 9, 2022

The Forestry Association of South Carolina named LeGrande “Guerry” Burnett (Delta Epsilon–Newberry ’13) of Taylors, South Carolina, the 2020 SC Tree Farmer of the Year. “Guerry Burnett is an outstanding advocate and ‘poster child’ for the American Tree Farm Program,” says Walt McPhail, 2012 National Tree Farmer of the Year. “His turning point on forest…

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2022 Interns

Published on: June 6, 2022

The Kappa Alpha Order Internship Program was created to provide deserving undergraduates with the desire to become better educated and informed on both the public and private sectors of our national government. In addition, this program will give undergraduates the opportunity to gain professional work experience while living in Washington, D.C., Dallas, Texas, or Atlanta,…

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2022 ELA Schedule

Published on: June 4, 2022

THURSDAY, JUNE 9 1:30pm Conference Registration, WLU – Gaines Hall 5:30pm Dinner, WLU – Elrod Commons 6:30pm Welcome, WLU – Wilson Concert Hall Evan M. Hanna, Director of Chapter Operations 6:45pm Values in Context: A Moral Compass for the Modern Gentlemen, WLU – Wilson Concert Hall 7:00pm Values in Action: Diversity and Inclusion, WLU –…

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Journal and KA Receive Top Awards from Fraternity Communications Association

Published on: May 16, 2022

The 2022 Annual Conference of the Fraternity Communications Association (FCA) was held April 27–29. At the Recognition Banquet, the Order and the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation received three first-place awards and one third-place award. Two of these were in the top two award categories of the Association:  1st Place, Critics’ Choice – Logo –…

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2022 Frampton Province Court of Honor

Published on: May 6, 2022

On March 14, 2022, the Frampton Province Court of Honor held an induction ceremony in The Congaree Room at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center in Columbia, South Carolina. This honors those distinguished alumni who have given their time, energy, and service to KA. More photos are available on KA’s Facebook Page.  The following men were…

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Northwestern State Alumni Gather for Crawfish Boil

Published on: May 3, 2022

Alumni of the Gamma Psi Chapter at Northwestern State, informally named the Old Gold Society, gathered for a crawfish boil on April 23 in Erath, Louisiana. The alumni, all initiated in the 1960s, and their wives enjoyed mudbugs provided by Brother Martial Broussard ’67. “We have met several times, for golf, fish fry, and barbecue…

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Auburn Holds Career Day for Alumni and Undergraduate Brothers

Published on: May 3, 2022

During a Chapter Meeting in the fall, Hugh A. Farmer III (Nu–Auburn ’72) and two other alumni visited to share the story of Jack B. Carter II (Nu–Auburn’71). “The Chapter room is named for him,” Hugh commented. “Jack was single-handedly responsible for returning KA to Auburn.” Unfortunately,  Jack passed away in 2014, and Hugh and…

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West Florida Recognized for Campus Engagement

Published on: May 2, 2022

The University of West Florida Provisional Chapter received an award from Fraternity and Sorority Life for Campus Engagement. “I believe that campus engagement is a very important aspect of fraternity sorority life,” Number I James “Ryley” Barker said. “Not only does it help the members of your organization see how other organizations work but also…

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Spring 2022 Journal – Unknown Legend

Published on: April 20, 2022

Spring 2022 – “Unknown Legend” This issue features the unknown legend of Jack Jacobs (Beta Eta–Oklahoma ’39), a young man from the Creek Nation who would become a football star in college and two countries.  Knight Commander’s Message C. Douglas Simmons III proudly shares that the Order is thriving and provides updates. [Read More] Who…

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