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Alumni Gathering Celebrates 36 Years

Published on: September 2, 2021

KA Travellers By W. David Akridge (Epsilon Alpha–South Alabama ’80) In 1986, a group of Epsilon Alpha KA’s living on the East Coast of the US decided that it was time for a get-together. Most of us had joined the Order in 1979 -1983 and were now starting careers.   From Franklin, Virginia, to Jacksonville, Florida,…

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Cullowhee KA Alumni Chapter Named as Alumni Chapter of the Year

Published on: August 25, 2021

During the 79th Convention and Brotherhood Weekend held at The Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, Arizona, The Cullowhee KA Alumni Chapter of North Carolina was recognized as the William E. Forester Alumni Chapter of the Year. Robert A. “Bobby” Byrd, Jr. (Delta Alpha–Western Carolina ’71) was present to receive the award from Knight Commander Simmons. The…

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McNeese State Celebrates 50 Years

Published on: February 24, 2020

Our attendance was over 250 people on Friday night at the KA house, and over 300 people Saturday night at the Country Club. The fact that we had all the Charter members in town and honoring them was probably the highlight of the weekend for me. Reconnecting so many alumni was a daunting task for…

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Thibodaux Alumni Chapter Update – Fall 2019

Published on: November 19, 2019

The Thibodaux Alumni Chapter, recently chartered in 2019, holds their inaugural Family Day Tailgate at Nicholls State University. Pictured is eight former Epsilon Beta Number I’s. Submitted by Scott M. Pellegrin (Epsilon Beta–Nicholls State ’09), Alumni Chapter President

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Alumni Chapter Update – Southwest Louisiana Alumni Chapter – Fall 2019

Published on: October 29, 2019

We had our first annual meeting of the Southwest Louisiana Alumni Chapter at the newly renovated KA house last Thursday, October 24th, which was the 50th anniversary date of the Delta Xi’s founding.  It was a great event attended by both the alumni and active chapters.  The attached photo is of Steven Gros (Delta Xi–McNeese…

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Atlanta Alumni Chapter Update – Spring 2019

Published on: May 7, 2019

The 2019 Atlanta Alumni Chapter Convivium was held on Saturday, February 2nd, at Ansley Golf Club, with alumni from 15 different chapters across the country and their Roses participating.  Our thanks to these brothers for serving on the 2019 Host Committee: Chip Benton (Beta Lambda–Southern Methodist ’89) Philip Braswell (Delta Theta–Georgia Southern ’87) David Carico…

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Alumni Chapter Update: Oklahoma City – Winter 2019

Published on: March 15, 2019

The Oklahoma City Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order held our annual Convivium and a Court of Honor ceremony at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel in Oklahoma City on February 2, 2019. We were proud to welcome the following special guests. Brother Larry Wiese (Gamma Omega/1987) Executive Director, Kappa Alpha Order Brother Sam Leake (Beta Xi/1960) Executive Council of…

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2019 Gateway Alumni Chapter Convivium

Published on: February 18, 2019

On January 26, 2019, the Gateway Alumni Chapter held a Convivium at Sqwires restaurant in St. Louis, Missouri.   A great time was had by all sixteen in attendance. Submitted by Tony Maheu & Joel Kovach

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Acadiana Alumni Shoot for Charity

Published on: October 22, 2018

About 40 attendees, with some 30 of them being current Louisiana-area actives and alumni, participated in the 2nd Annual Acadiana Skeet Shoot Tournament, presented by the Acadiana Alumni Association. Association president Harlan Kappel (Gamma Phi–University of Louisiana, Lafayette ’92) reported that silent auctions for a good quality bow and a shotgun were held, and that…

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Start an Alumni Chapter is Easy as 1-2-3!

Published on: September 6, 2018

Kappa Alpha Order is a life-time experience, and the fraternal experience does not end after college. Alumni chapters are a great way to extend the KA experience far past the undergraduate years. To find an alumni chapter near you, view the Alumni Chapter Listing. If you are interested in starting an alumni chapter, the process is…

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