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McNeese State Presents Wounded Veteran Track Chair

Published on: December 9, 2022

The Delta Xi Chapter at McNeese State University presented veteran Todd Croft with an all-terrain track chair during a recent home football game. Croft, a 28-year veteran in the U.S. Marine Corps, developed Multiple Sclerosis while serving all over the world, including Afghanistan, losing the mobility in his legs. “With the help of the alumni…

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MTSU Raises Most Money and Wins Crowd Favorite at Alpha Omicron Pi All Sing Competition

Published on: December 2, 2022

On November 30th, the Delta Lambda chapter at Middle Tennessee State won 1st place in Alpha Omicron Pi’s All Sing Competition for Crowd Favorite. KA members raised more money for AOII’s philanthropy than any of the others sororities and fraternities.

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Track Chair Presented to Veteran by Hampden-Sydney and Randolph-Macon Chapters

Published on: December 1, 2022

During Veterans Day Weekend, the Alpha Tau chapter at Hampden-Sydney College and the Zeta chapter at Randolph-Macon College presented an all-terrain track chair to retired Navy veteran Heather Miner during halftime of the football game between the schools. Former Number I Dominic Pastore (Alpha Tau–Hampden-Sydney) thought of teaming up with the Zeta chapter during a…

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Vanderbilt Alumnus Elected as Chief Justice of Kentucky Supreme Court

Published on: November 30, 2022

In November 2022, Hon. Laurance B. VanMeter (Chi–Vanderbilt ’77) was been chosen as Kentucky’s next chief justice. VanMeter, who was elected to the state Supreme Court in 2016, succeeds Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr., who is retiring Jan. 1. Minton has served more than 14 years as administrative head of the judicial branch. VanMeter…

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High Point Donates All-Terrain Track Chairs to Two Wounded Veterans

Published on: November 18, 2022

During High Point University’s 12th annual Veterans Day Celebration, which welcomed more than 1,500 veterans and their families, the Zeta Phi Chapter presented two wounded veterans with all-terrain track chairs. The chapter raised more than $40,000 for The Independence Fund to sponsor the purchase, transport, and outfit of the chairs. One of the track chairs…

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Centenary Senior Named SCAC Athlete of the Week

Published on: November 1, 2022

Jaron B. Petreas (Alpha Iota–Centenary ’19), a senior on the men’s soccer team for Centenary College from Denton, Texas, has been selected the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Character and Community Male Student Athlete of the Week for the week beginning October 24. The SCAC Character & Community award honors the efforts of student-athletes who excel…

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Tulsa Brother Named Outstanding Senior

Published on: October 31, 2022

Matt Mangan (Mu–Tulsa ’19), a biochemistry major from Hot Springs, Arkansas, was honored by the University of Tulsa for outstanding achievement as a 2022-23 Jess Chouteau Outstanding Senior. The Jess Chouteau Outstanding Senior Award recognizes TU seniors who demonstrate exceptional achievement in both academic and service endeavors. The Jess Chouteau Outstanding Senior Award is bestowed…

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Southern Indiana Holds Annual Active Alumni Softball Game

Published on: October 27, 2022

On Saturday, October 8th, the Zeta Omicron Chapter at the University of Southern Indiana held its annual Active/Alumni Softball Game. “We had a great turnout this year thanks in part to the great efforts of Brother Tanner Gilligen’s updates and postings on the alumni chapter Facebook page,” commented Alumnus Advisor Tom Murray (Delta Nu–Murray State ’69)….

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Westminster Presents All-Terrain Wheelchair to Wounded Veteran

Published on: October 27, 2022

Life as Eric Jordan knew it changed forever in 2004 while serving in Iraq as an infantryman with the U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division: The 2.5-ton vehicle he traveled in that day drove over an improvised explosive device, causing severe injuries he would never fully recover from.   Members of the Alpha Eta chapter at Westminster…

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2022-23 KAOEF Scholarship Recipients

Published on: October 7, 2022

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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