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The Order returns to UT-Arlington!

Published on: March 30, 2012

Kappa Alpha Order at University of Texas-Arlington has officially returned to restore Delta Iota Chapter. KA has a cherished tradition at UTA, and we look forward to a continuation of this tradition by building the absolute best chapter possible. Staff from the National Administrative Office have been on campus now for nearly a month recruiting…

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New Province Commanders Appointed (Ammen & Mikell)

Published on: March 29, 2012

Carlton W. Baker (Zeta – Randolph-Macon ’81) was appointed as the Commander of the Samuel Zenas Ammen Province on Monday, March 26, 2012. Marc A. Scott (Gamma Upsilon – Texas A&M-Commerce ’84) was appointed as the Commander of the Henry J. Mikell Province on Tuesday, March 27, 2012. Brother Baker has served as Deputy Commander…

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Think about it — A reminder about Spring Social & Philanthropic Events

Published on: March 29, 2012

By: Jesse S. Lyons, Director of Communications With the onset of spring and the introduction of warmer weather, many campuses, Greek organizations, and our chapters find themselves in the middle of spring formal and social event seasons. While education and discussion about these points below takes place throughout the year in various forms, they warrant…

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NLI & Province Councils Complete – Now What?

Published on: March 8, 2012

By: Brent W. Fellows, Director of Educational Programming Kappa Alpha Order has had two major conferences since January. The Number I’s Leadership Institute this past January 5-8 focused on empowering our Number I’s to effectively lead their chapter. Through planning their term, goal setting, small group facilitation and leadership development sessions, Number I’s were equipped…

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Ole Miss new members’ lives honored by State House

Published on: March 6, 2012

On January 28, 2012, the Alpha Upsilon Chapter at Ole Miss posthumously initiated Sam Clayton Kelly, Walker Kelly and Mason Wilbanks along with their fellow pledge brothers. The chapter also recently held a successful and well-recognized Blood Drive for Operation Crimson Gift on campus at the University.  The three young men’s lives were recognized by…

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2nd Annual Mallette-Love Lacrosse Tournament (Lambda-Virginia)

Published on: February 29, 2012

2nd Annual Mallette-Love Memorial Lacrosse Tournament This coming spring, on Saturday March 31st, the Lambda Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order at the University of Virginia will be holding its 27th annual philanthropic lacrosse tournament. In years past the tournament, known formerly as the Lee Mallette Memorial Lacrosse Tournament, served as a way to commemorate and…

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Alpha Brothers Help Lead Mock Convention

Published on: February 9, 2012

Congratulations to Alpha Chapter Brothers Ben Turnbull (Alpha – Washington & Lee ’09) and Bobby Rutherford (Alpha – Washington & Lee ’09) on the kick-off to the official 2012 Mock Convention at Washington & Lee University. Brother Turnbull is the Finance Chairperson and Brother Rutherford is the Fundraising Chairperson. The weekend of exciting activity is…

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Student Body President takes state-wide office

Published on: January 30, 2012

[Editor’s note: Congrats to Brother Cody Simpson (Delta Tau – Francis Marion ’11) on his campus involvement and state-wide leadership office] Originally written by Shanae Giles, FMU Patriot Staff Writer Republished with permission by the FMU Patriot www.patriotnewsonline.com January 26, 2012 FMU Student Body President W.R. “Cody” Simpson III. will soon serve his new position as…

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March 4 Barry – Support for a KA in North Carolina

Published on: January 13, 2012

A year and a half ago, Barry Williams (Delta Psi – Appalachian State 97) was diagnosed with cancer. Barry is in the ongoing fight against cancer and has already beaten the odds and hopes to continue to do so. He is doing better every day as he goes through chemo therapy and on the last…

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Support for a KA in South Carolina

Published on: January 12, 2012

Brothers, we were made aware of this event recently. Below is a press release regarding a concert being held in Charleston, SC benefitting our KA brother, Mac Leaphart (Delta – Wofford ’97). Coincidentally, Mac’s brother is a KA – Gibbs Leaphart (Delta – Wofford ’94). Both were in the band Five Way Friday. Please consider…

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