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The Kappa Alpha Journal – Spring 2019 – Strength & Tenacity

Published on: May 14, 2019

This issue features Pat Conn (Gamma Eta–Florida State ’85) riding coast to coast raising funds for a cancer cure, Ryan Viner (Alpha Upsilon–Mississippi ’06) Coaching for Literacy, and the accidental actor, Temple Baker (Chi–Vanderbilt ’12).

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Joyner Receives Knight Commander’s Accolade

Published on: May 10, 2019

During a Brotherhood Reception at the City Club of Wilmington in Wilmington, North Carolina on Thursday, May 2, 2019, Knight Commander Darren S. Kay bestowed the Knight Commander’s Accolade upon Max Ray Joyner Jr. (Gamma Rho–East Carolina ’79). The Knight Commander’s Accolade is the highest individual honor an alumnus can receive, bestowed in the sole discretion…

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Atlanta Alumni Chapter Update – Spring 2019

Published on: May 7, 2019

The 2019 Atlanta Alumni Chapter Convivium was held on Saturday, February 2nd, at Ansley Golf Club, with alumni from 15 different chapters across the country and their Roses participating.  Our thanks to these brothers for serving on the 2019 Host Committee: Chip Benton (Beta Lambda–Southern Methodist ’89) Philip Braswell (Delta Theta–Georgia Southern ’87) David Carico…

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2019 Hardeman Court of Honor

Published on: May 7, 2019

The John L. Hardeman Province Court of Honor held their annual induction ceremony on Saturday, April 27, 2019, at the Idle Hour Golf & Country Club in Macon, Georgia. Nearly sixty brothers and friends gathered to celebrate our beloved Kappa Alpha Order and those distinguished alumni who have given their time, energy and service to…

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Epsilon Chapter Restored at Emory

Published on: May 7, 2019

On Friday, April 26th, 2019, at the Ansley Golf Club in Atlanta, Georgia, Knight Commander Darren S. Kay (Alpha Eta–Westminster ’88) re-issued the Epsilon Charter to the gentlemen of the Emory University Provisional Chapter. The ceremony and banquet was well attended by alumni and guest. The Provisional Chapter received its provisional certificate in March, 2018,…

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2019-20 KAOEF Scholarship Recipients

Published on: May 6, 2019

The Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation (KAOEF) Scholarship Program remains an important benefit to members of Kappa Alpha Order. As a primary focus of the KAOEF, these academic, merit and needs-based scholarships serve as an inspiration for excellence inside and out of the classroom and oftentimes prove the difference in whether recipients can continue their undergraduate…

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2019 Candler Court of Honor & Bluegrass Alumni Chapter Lunch at Keeneland

Published on: May 1, 2019

The John S. Candler Province Court of Honor held their annual induction ceremony in coordination with the Bluegrass Alumni Chapter on Friday, April 26, 2019, at the Keeneland Sales Pavilion in Lexington, Kentucky. Nearly forty brothers and friends gathered to celebrate our beloved Kappa Alpha Order and those distinguished alumni who have given their time,…

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Mercer Raises $2,000 to Support MDA

Published on: April 29, 2019

The dedicated members of the Kappa Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order Fraternity at Mercer University recently hosted a golf tournament to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Through the golf tournament, the chapter raised $2,000 to benefit local kids and adults with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related life-threatening diseases. “The members of Kappa Alpha Order…

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Middle School Teacher Accepts Prestigious Fulbright Teachers Program

Published on: April 29, 2019

Local Teacher Accepted To Prestigious Fulbright Program Reposted Article from The Dispatch by Bethany Hooper POCOMOKE – A Pocomoke Middle School teacher has been accepted to a prestigious year-long fellowship program. Brian J. Cook (Beta Beta–Bethany ’03), an English language arts teacher and department chair at Pocomoke Middle School, is one of 76 teachers from…

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South Carolina Chapter Serves Camp for Disabilities

Published on: April 11, 2019

On April 7, 2019, Camp Cole hosted its first annual Happy Campers Food Truck Festival. The festival promoted the camp and featured the presence of several different local Columbia, South Carolina food and retail vendors. Camp Cole is Rho Chapter’s official philanthropy, as the chapter has raised over $83,000 during the past three years with…

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