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The Celebration Begins!

Published on: February 11, 2015

On January 19th, over 150 alumni and active KA brothers and their dates gathered in Richmond, Virginia at the first of eight Regional Sesquicentennial Celebrations. Held in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, this “kick-off” event not only honored the Order’s Spiritual Founder, but also the founding of Kappa Alpha Order and the start of…

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Washington & Lee brothers support local Health Center

Published on: February 2, 2015

January 17, 2015 – Members of Alpha Chapter were part of over 35 lacrosse players from Washington and Lee volunteered their time at the Rockbridge Area Health Center.  The group participated in the “thankathon” by calling and personally thanking all donors from the 2014 calendar year and assisted in cleaning and reorganizing the Development and…

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Halloween

Published on: October 8, 2014

By Greg Waterworth (Beta Kappa- University of Maryland ’10) It is that time of the year when many of our chapters plan theme parties. Whether Halloween parties, or mixers, the themes that are chosen say a great deal about the sponsoring organizations. Choose poorly, and your chapter’s bad judgment could show up in the news…

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Elections are Coming!

Published on: October 8, 2014

By Greg Waterworth (Beta Kappa-University of Maryland ’10) With the election season for Kappa Alpha Order less than a month away, below are some of the important rules and laws pertaining to the elections process. Elections must take place during the month of November. In order to be eligible for office you must have above…

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5 Things to Remember in your First Few Months Being Back on Campus!

Published on: September 16, 2014

By David Merrill (Zeta Pi- Florida Gulf Coast University ’08) 1)      The propensity to drink with brothers after a long summer away from each other. You’ve been gone from your chapter brothers for a few months now and everyone has just got back to campus. In doing so, the likelihood to consume alcoholic beverages with them…

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Alumni Engagement: Utilizing an E-newsletter Template

Published on: August 8, 2014

By Brent Buswell (Beta Eta- University of Oklahoma ’09) There are many things that help to contribute to a good chapter, but continual alumni involvement can take a chapter from good to great.  The ability to communicate with alumni is a very integral aspect of chapter operations, yet it is one of the most difficult…

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Philanthropy: An Introduction (1)

Published on: August 8, 2014

By Greg Waterworth (Beta Kappa – Maryland ’10) The benefits of a well-executed philanthropy event have wide spread positive outcomes for any chapter, internally and externally. The unfortunate reality is many chapters in Kappa Alpha Order struggle to organize a “successful” philanthropy event. Many events are thrown together in hast, while others fail to inspire…

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Why We Recruit

Published on: August 8, 2014

By Jeremy Duke (Delta Lambda- Middle Tennessee State University ’09) With fall fast approaching it is important to remember why we, as KAs, recruit. It is often said that our ritual is the life blood that connects every brother of the Order. We would not be able to survive without our ritual. If this is…

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Get Your Beard On!

Published on: August 8, 2014

Septembeard 2014 is only a month away. It is time to get organized and get growing! The month of September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Join the Kappa Alpha Order National Administrative Office staff and other KA chapters who have joined Septembeard in supporting the best prostate cancer research programs out there. All dedicated…

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Non Incautus Futuri: Preparing for the Fall Semester this Summer

Published on: August 8, 2014

By Greg Waterworth (Beta Kappa- Maryland ’10) One of the many lessons we can take away from our spiritual founder General Robert E. Lee, comes from his family crest. The Lee family crest is emblazoned with the Latin motto “Non Incautus Futuri,”or in English, be not unmindful of the future. Strong leaders are always making preparations for the…

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