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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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KAOEF Scholarship Recipients 2015-2016

Published on: September 15, 2015

The 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 or graduate education. In…

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Order of Omega Initiates 2014-2015

Published on: August 5, 2015

Order of Omega is a leadership honor society for members of Fraternity & Sorority organizations. Order of Omega, founded in 1959 at the University of Miami by a group of outstanding fraternity men, recognizes juniors and seniors who have exemplified high standards in the areas of scholarship, leadership, involvement within their respective organization and within…

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University Chancellor Visits Alpha Kappa

Published on: March 20, 2015

R. Bowen Loftin, Chancellor of the University of Missouri, recently visited the Alpha Kappa chapter house to speak to all of the Members and Members Awaiting Initiation. During his time with the chapter, he discussed the importance of academic success, the benefits of a strong brotherhood, and leadership involvement within the chapter and in the…

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UC, Berkeley KAs win 2015 Washburn Prize

Published on: March 17, 2015

Three 2013 initiates of Alpha Xi chapter at the University of California, Berkley won the Washburn Prize in the 2015 University Mobile Challenge for their shipping startup, TouchFreight. The team of five included Lucas Miller, Braxton Greco, Ryan Chapman, and two other members from UC, Berkley Greek community, Lauren Hanlon of Kappa Kappa Gamma and Eric…

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Tulsa Senior Recognized by AAPL

Published on: February 25, 2015

Bryce Cason has been recognized as the 2015 Outstanding Graduate by the American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL). He was selected out of 18 finalists from AAPL-approved energy/petroleum land management programs.  Cason, a senior studying finance and energy management, was initiated into Kappa Alpha Order in 2011 by Mu chapter at the University of Tulsa and…

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