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Centenary Number I Serves as Governor’s Fellow

Published on: October 15, 2020

Though Covid-19 limited what many of us did last summer, Patrick Riley (Alpha Iota–Centenary ’19) spent part of the summer months participating in the 2020 Governor’s Fellows Program in Louisiana Government in Baton Rouge. A senior and a political science major at Centenary, and the president of Alpha Iota, Riley underwent an arduous application process…

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Missouri Provisional Chapter Established

Published on: October 1, 2020

On Tuesday, September 29, 2020, a group of twenty-five men at the University of Missouri were inducted into Kappa Alpha Order as members awaiting initiation. Held on the front lawn of the Chapter House, Councilor James M. Schmuck (Alpha Eta–Westminster ’69) installed the chapter officers and led the Induction Ceremony with the assistance of Chiles…

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KA Blazers Available for a Limited Time!

Published on: September 16, 2020

Kappa Alpha Order Blazers Wear our KA blazer with pride! Kappa Alpha Order is offering an exciting and unique blazer and one we think you will approve of. It’s a classic navy-blue blazer with a customized striped lining that sports our logo/crest. The logos are meticulously embroidered on the inside of these poly/rayon blazers. It…

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FSU KA Wins First Amateur Golf Tournament

Published on: September 1, 2020

Flint Bekkers (Gamma Eta–Florida State ’18) competed in the FSGA Summer Am Series hosted Florida State Golf Association’s Summer Amateur Series. Held July 20th and 21st at the Cypress Run Golf Club in Tarpon Springs, Flint outperformed the 47 other golfers with a total score of 143, marking his first win as an amateur. A multi-sport…

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Centenary Leads on Campus as Student-Athletes

Published on: August 10, 2020

Cole Mrozek (Alpha Iota–Centenary ’20) and Sami Borchalli (Alpha Iota–Centenary ’19) have been named to the 2020-21 Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. The committee, comprised of five student-athletes, has a focused purpose, “to provide all Centenary student-athletes with an opportunity to present their perspective to the leadership of the school,” according to Centenary’s website. In addition, gives…

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Values in Action

Published on: August 3, 2020

Editor’s Note: Marlon Gibson joined the KA national staff in January 2020, but his relationship with the Order has spanned several years. After KA and Marlon’s personal and professional paths crossed several times, yielding success at each turn, he was recruited to be the first Director of Community Engagement focused diversity, equity, and inclusion, in…

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Arkansas State Sophomore Awarded Agricultural Scholarship

Published on: July 23, 2020

Tiner Gunnell (Delta Eta–Arkansas State ’19), a sophomore majoring in agricultural systems technology at Arkansas State University, is the recipient of the $1,000 Katherine E. Franzen Memorial Scholarship for 2020-21. “I chose agricultural systems and technology for my major since I have been around farming all my life,” said Gunnell. “It seems to me this…

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Leading Fraternity at Hampden-Sydney

Published on: July 23, 2020

James W. Patterson II (Alpha Tau–Hampden-Sydney ’18) was recently elected as Chairman of the local Interfraternity Council. In this role, James will lead the ten fraternities at Hampden-Sydney College for the next year and help develop policies for chapters to operate within. A pre-med senior, James has served Alpha Tau Chapter as their Number I…

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2020 Interns

Published on: July 20, 2020

The Kappa Alpha Order Internship Program was created to provide deserving undergraduates with the desire to become better educated and informed on both the public and private sectors of our national government. In addition, this program will give undergraduates the opportunity to gain professional work experience while living in Washington, D.C., Dallas, Texas, or Atlanta,…

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William Jewell Athletes Honored for Academic Excellence

Published on: July 6, 2020

Four brothers of the Alpha Delta Chapter at William Jewell College were recognized by the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) as earning the GLVC Council of President’s Academic Excellence Award. Christian Chalabi ’17, Jack Gordon ’17, Ryan Hoffman ’19, and Logan McKinney ’17 join 29 other William Jewell senior student-athletes who were honored. According to…

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