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KA’s Value of Reverence

Published on: March 24, 2020

Prayer and Video Devotional from KA’s National Chaplain Knight Commander C. Douglas Simmons III asked National Chaplain Dwain P. Knight to develop a prayer and video devotional for KA brothers. Virtual Devotional Prayer for Protection Lord, we are taught to pray without ceasing. In fact, many of the blessings God wants us to enjoy will…

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Navigating with KA’s Moral Compass – Travel Suggestions and Experience

Published on: March 18, 2020

Dear Brothers, The Order and its leadership remain concerned for every brother. We want you to remain healthy both physically and mentally, and we want the same for your families and friends. We know many campuses are closing for the remainder of the semester. First, we want to acknowledge how deeply upsetting the COVID-19 situation has…

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Arkansas-Fort Smith Homecoming King Crowned

Published on: March 4, 2020

Luis “Wicho” Negrete Becerra and Taely Dedmon Homecoming King and Queen Saturday, February 29, 2020 The Roaring 20s slate of homecoming festivities at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith culminated in the crowning of students Luis “Wicho” Negrete Becerra (Zeta Rho–Arkansas-Fort Smith ’17) of Saltillo, Mexico and Taely Dedmon of Mansfield as 2020 Homecoming…

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Texas A&M Commerce Alumni Ambassadors

Published on: February 27, 2020

Cam Le (Gamma Upsilon–Texas A&M-Commerce ’03), Chris Shaw (Gamma Upsilon–Texas A&M-Commerce ’97), and Brandon Williams (Gamma Upsilon–Texas A&M-Commerce ’06) were recognized as 2020 Alumni Ambassadors for Texas A&M University-Commerce. Departments across campus choose former students to serve as Ambassadors, inviting them to return to campus to interact with students and faculty. This is the highest…

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McNeese State Donates $4,000 to MDA with Rent-a-Gent Fundraiser

Published on: February 27, 2020

The Delta Xi Chapter at McNeese State Univesrity donated $4,000 to the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) from their 2019 Rent-a-Gent fundraiser. “Our actives dress up and perform a skit in front of a room full of ladies,” Number I Matthew Taylor ’17 said. “They are then auctioned off one at a time with 100% of…

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Arkansas State Sophomore Receives Agriculture Scholarship

Published on: February 27, 2020

STUTTGART STUDENT WINS FRANZEN SCHOLARSHIP By Arkansas State University JONESBORO – Cameron Seidenschwarz, a sophomore majoring in plant and soil science with an emphasis in agronomy at Arkansas State University, has been awarded the Katherine E. Franzen Memorial Scholarship for 2019-20. The Franzen family selects the award winner each spring semester. “I would really like…

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Transylvania Alumnus Joins Field & Main Bank’s Lending Team

Published on: February 26, 2020

Field & Main Bank hires mortgage loan officer LEXINGTON, Ky. — Lloyd Alverson (Alpha Theta–Transylvania ’09) joined Field & Main Bank’s lending team as mortgage loan officer. He previously served as a loan officer for Fifth Third Bank in Lexington. Alverson brings banking experience to the position, including in the areas of retail banking and…

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UGA Alumnus 2019 Georgia Farmer of the Year

Published on: February 24, 2020

Robert Dickey named 2019 Georgia Farmer of the Year By Sharon Dowdy for CAES News Crawford County peach farmer Robert Dickey (Gamma–Georgia ’72)has been named the 2019 Georgia Farmer of the Year. A fourth-generation farmer, Dickey manages approximately 1,000 acres of peaches and 3,000 acres of timberland with the help of his 90-year-old father, Bob…

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McNeese State Celebrates 50 Years

Published on: February 24, 2020

Our attendance was over 250 people on Friday night at the KA house, and over 300 people Saturday night at the Country Club. The fact that we had all the Charter members in town and honoring them was probably the highlight of the weekend for me. Reconnecting so many alumni was a daunting task for…

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Presbyterian Chapter Update – Winter 2020

Published on: February 20, 2020

“We were able to raise $6,826 total for MDA with our clay shoot of about 75 attendees, 61 shooters, and about 20 sponsors. I have had incredible feedback from non-alumni that attended telling me how much fun they had and how well the event was run. We will be doing several smaller events over the…

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