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Winter KA Journal: Zeal and Determination

Published on: January 21, 2018

The Winter 2017 edition of The Kappa Alpha Journal is in mail boxes! If you would like to receive a printed copy of every Journal for the rest of your life, join the Loyal Order today! This issue features the Erik (Alpha Pi–Stanford ’09) and Kawika Shoji (Alpha Pi–Stanford ’07) at the Summer Olympic Games, Rob Mohr (Chi–Vanderbilt ’09) who left…

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2017 Irwin Province Court of Honor Induction

Published on: January 4, 2018

The Emmitt Lee Irwin Province Court of Honor of Kappa Alpha Order held an induction ceremony on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at The Fairview Inn, in Jackson, Mississippi. The following eight men were added to the Court’s roll: Walter A. “Nap” Bryan, Jr.  (Beta Tau–Mississippi State ’81) James H. “Jim” Eley (Nu–Auburn ’64) John F. Hill…

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Smith Court of Honor Inducts Twelve Deserving Brothers

Published on: November 21, 2017

On Friday, November 17, 2017, the Ed Chamber Smith Province Court of Honor held an induction ceremony at the Indio Room in Erwin, North Carolina prior to the Chartering Banquet of the Zeta Psi Chapter at Campbell University. Former Knight Commander Hon. David M. Warren (Tau–Wake Forest ’78) acted as Preceptor and M. James “Jim”…

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KA Helps Veteran Fighting Cancer

Published on: November 11, 2017

Dr. Lowrance fills hearts and cavities alike Dr. Stan Lowrance (Gamma Sigma—West Texas A&M ’74) goes above and beyond the call of dentistry for his patients in Rockwall, TX. A local military veteran battling cancer was in constant pain. Gum bleeding and loose teeth were side effects of her treatment. Those effects made it difficult…

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Leading Brothers on the High Seas

Published on: November 3, 2017

Captain Shannon Attales Offers Charters and Inspiration  Shannon Attales (Delta Upsilon–Tennessee-Martin ’03) graduated 13 years ago, packed up, and moved to the Florida Keys to become a deep-sea fishing captain—all before he had even caught his first mahi-mahi. “I’d never been saltwater fishing before,” said Attales, better known to his clients as Captain Shannon. “But…

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2018 Province Council Dates & Locations

Published on: November 2, 2017

Neal Province January 27, 2018 University of Nevada – Reno, Nevada Dunwody, Forester, Irwin & White Provinces February 2-3, 2018 Jackson Marriott – Jackson, Mississippi Candler, Feller & Frampton Provinces February 2-3, 2018 Georgetown College – Georgetown, Kentucky Crawford, Hardeman & Graves Provinces February 9-10, 2018 Georgia Southern University – Statesboro, Georgia Ammen, Hamilton, Smith &…

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Newberry Brothers Honored with Campus Bricks

Published on: October 24, 2017

Alumni from the Delta Epsilon Chapter at Newberry College honored all their deceased brothers by supporting the Newberry College Alumni Walk Brick Campaign. A brick was placed in honor of each deceased brother. The bricks were shared with the families at the 2017 Homecoming on Saturday October 21, 2017. The memories of our brothers will…

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KA Staffer to Visit India with Rotary International’s Group Study Exchange Program

Published on: October 19, 2017

Director of Communications Brent E. Buswell (Beta Eta–Oklahoma ’09) has been selected to travel to India as part of The Rotary International’s Group Study Exchange program. Brent, along with three team members and team leader, will travel to Western India on Sunday, November 26, 2017, and spend four weeks visiting various Rotary clubs and presenting on…

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Ohio Alumni Organize Teams for MDA Muscle Walks

Published on: October 4, 2017

The Bowling Green Alumni Chapter helped to organize a team for both the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s  Muscle Walks in Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ohio-area KA’s helped to raise $468 for the Cleveland Muscle Walk and $405 for the Columbus Muscle Walk. We hope to continue this tradition and look forward to more brothers participating in…

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Texas Commissioner Recognized for Public Service

Published on: September 19, 2017

On February 25, 2017, during the Mikell and Walsh Province Courts of Honor Induction Ceremony and Reception at the Crescent Club in Dallas, Texas, Knight Commander Darren S. Kay presented Christopher Rhea Traylor (Gamma Chi–Texas Tech ’82) with the Award for Distinguished Public Service for his long service in government of the State of Texas….

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