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UNC-Charlotte Holds Blood Drive that Tested for COVID-19 Antibodies

Published on: April 9, 2021

On Thursday, April 1st, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte Provisional Chapter organized a campus blood drive with OneBlood. The drive, which was held in OneBlood’s “Big Red Bus” in the parking lot of the Student Activities Center, collected whole units of blood as well as platelets. “Our chapter felt the need to host…

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McNeese Sophomore Named to Homecoming Court

Published on: March 29, 2021

Bailey Leonards (Delta Xi–McNeese State ’19) was named to McNeese State University’s 2021 Cowboy Court. With all of the displacements from COVID-19, the Student Government Association decided to combine both the Homecoming and Spring courts for the 2020-21 academic year. Both courts were presented during halftime ceremonies at the McNeese Cowboys vs. Lamar Cardinals football…

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Provisional Chapter Established at Colorado

Published on: February 11, 2021

On Thursday, January 28, 2021, a group of seventeen men at the University of Colorado were inducted into Kappa Alpha Order as members awaiting initiation. A first of its kind, the ceremony was held virtually on Zoom. Neal Province Commander Douglas “Doug” W. Hanisch (Epsilon Tau–Northern Arizona ’98) installed the chapter officers and led the…

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2021 National Undergraduate Chairman and Vice Chairman Elected

Published on: January 20, 2021

On January 18, 2021, the Undergraduate Conference met and elected Caleb L. Lambert (Epsilon Alpha–South Alabama ’18) and Zachary K. Wollermann (Gamma Eta–Florida State ’19) as the 2021 National Undergraduate Chairman and Vice Chairman. Caleb and Zach will represent the undergraduate members during meetings of the Executive Council and will preside over meetings of the…

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Beta Gamma Chapter Restored at Charleston

Published on: December 1, 2020

On Saturday, November 21st, 2020, Knight Commander C. Douglas Simmons III (Beta Tau–Mississippi State ’95) re-issued the Beta Gamma Charter to the gentlemen of the College of Charleston Provisional Chapter. The ceremony and banquet were held at Emeline in Charleston, South Carolina. Since the provisional chapter was established in April of 2019, members have been…

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MTSU Restored as Delta Lambda Chapter

Published on: December 1, 2020

On Saturday, November 14th, 2020, Knight Commander C. Douglas Simmons III (Beta Tau–Mississippi State ’95) re-issued the Delta Lambda Charter to the gentlemen of the Middle Tennessee State University Provisional Chapter. The ceremony and banquet were held at the Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Since the provisional chapter was established in December 2018, members have…

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Ole Miss Presents All-terrain Trackchair to Injured Veteran

Published on: November 18, 2020

The Alpha Upsilon Chapter at the University of Mississippi presented injured Army Veteran, Alton “Ray” MacBain, with an all-terrain trackchair at the Ole Miss vs South Carolina football game on Saturday, November 14, 2020. MacBain served 23 years in the United States Army, where his exposure to oil fields and burn pits resulted in diminished…

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Georgia College Raises $2,500 for Local Life Enrichment Center

Published on: November 2, 2020

The Epsilon Nu Chater at Georgia College and State University recently donated $2,500 to Baldwin County’s Life Enrichment Center (LEC), which serves individuals with intellectual and development disabilities. In the wake of COVID-19, the LEC facility was closed in March, and many in the area were without services until “LEC at Home,” a virtual way…

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Scholarship Applications Open for 2021-22

Published on: October 19, 2020

The Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation is proud to support undergraduates with financial aid. Anyone interested in applying for a KAOEF Scholarship for the 2021 – 2022 academic year should complete the application by 11:59 pm Eastern on January 31, 2021. 2021 – 2022 KAOEF Scholarship Application A Completed Scholarship Application must include the following:…

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2020-21 KAOEF Scholarship Recipients

Published on: October 19, 2020

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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