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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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South Carolina KA Helps Lacrosse Team Win National Championship

Published on: June 14, 2019

On May 11, 2019 freshman Andrew Cooke (Rho–South Carolina ’18) and the South Carolina Gamecocks Club Lacrosse Team won the MCLA National Championship in Salt Lake City, Utah. The team knocked off the number one seed California 13-8 to win the national tournament. Their route to the National Championship included beating Santa Clara, Liberty, and…

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Virginia Tech Chapter Update – Spring 2018

Published on: August 31, 2018

Epsilon Eta inducted 19 new members into the fraternity, and the total number of members in the fraternity is now 105. Epsilon Eta also received the Scholastic Achievement Award for maintaining above a 3.0 GPA for the previous semester. In philanthropy, the first Operation Crimson Gift was a success, with 52 whole blood donations and…

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Mississippi State Chapter Update – Spring 2018

Published on: August 31, 2018

For the 2017-2018 year, Beta Tau had the most improved chapter GPA on campus. Two chapter members were inducted into Beta Alpha Psi, the accounting honors society at Mississippi State, and the chapter received the Academic Achievement Award from KA National for having achieved above a 3.0 GPA. In one of several philanthropic undertakings, the chapter collected…

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2017 Awards for Chapter Excellence

Published on: April 3, 2018

This spring, hundreds of undergraduate officers and future leaders of their respective chapters met at one of six regional Province Councils throughout the Nation. Along with educational programming on scholarship, risk management, sexual misconduct, Ritual, and other areas of chapter operations, chapters were recognized their achievements for the previous calendar year. Chapters are recognized for…

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Maryland Alumnus Inducted as Distinguised Scholar into Law Honor Society

Published on: September 28, 2016

Gregory L. Waterworth (Beta Kappa–Maryland ’10) was inducted as a distinguished scholar into the University of Baltimore Law School’s Royal Graham Shannonhouse III Honor Society. The honor society was created in 2014 to recognize students who have distinguished themselves academically with the minimum GPA requirement for induction at 3.15.  Students who achieved a 3.7 GPA or higher are…

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2016 Davis Leadership Award and Scholarship Recipient

Published on: May 16, 2016

Kelbie Kerr, a sophomore member of Phi Mu Sorority at the University of South Alabama, is the 2016 recipient of the Davis Leadership Award. She was recognized on Sunday, April 24th at a presentation that was attended by over one hundred people. Kelbie, a leadership scholar studying biomedical sciences with plans to attend medical school,…

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KAOEF Scholarship Recipients 2016-2017

Published on: May 3, 2016

The Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation 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 or…

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Citadel Professor and KA Alumnus Named to All-Southern Conference Faculty Team

Published on: January 21, 2016

Dr. Scott Buchanan (Theta Commission –  Citadel ’12) was recently named to the inaugural All-Southern Conference Faculty Team along with 9 other representatives, one from each of the other schools in the conference. He was selected by The Citadel to represent the institution based on his demonstrated service to the institution, proven record of high scholastic…

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South Alabama KA Studies in Cuba

Published on: November 4, 2015

Senior Ethan Hamilton (Epsilon Alpha – South Alabama ’13) wanted to study abroad in Australia, but the cost was more than his assets. Instead, he settled for a summer in Cuba, becoming the first Jaguar to study on the Caribbean island where Americans are being welcomed again after more than 50 years. “After deciding I…

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