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Southern Indiana “Raptured Duck” Golf Outing

Published on: June 21, 2022

The Zeta Omicron chapter at the University of Southern Indiana held their annual Zeta Omicron alumni golf outing, “Ruptured Duck,” on Saturday, June 11th.  Two dozen alumni were in attendance at the Saddlebrook Golf Club in Indianapolis, Indiana.  Part of the proceeds will go to the Zeta Omicron chapter for recruitment purposes.  

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Newberry Alumnus Recognized as 2020 South Carolina Tree Farmer of the Year

Published on: June 9, 2022

The Forestry Association of South Carolina named LeGrande “Guerry” Burnett (Delta Epsilon–Newberry ’13) of Taylors, South Carolina, the 2020 SC Tree Farmer of the Year. “Guerry Burnett is an outstanding advocate and ‘poster child’ for the American Tree Farm Program,” says Walt McPhail, 2012 National Tree Farmer of the Year. “His turning point on forest…

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2022 Frampton Province Court of Honor

Published on: May 6, 2022

On March 14, 2022, the Frampton Province Court of Honor held an induction ceremony in The Congaree Room at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center in Columbia, South Carolina. This honors those distinguished alumni who have given their time, energy, and service to KA. More photos are available on KA’s Facebook Page.  The following men were…

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Northwestern State Alumni Gather for Crawfish Boil

Published on: May 3, 2022

Alumni of the Gamma Psi Chapter at Northwestern State, informally named the Old Gold Society, gathered for a crawfish boil on April 23 in Erath, Louisiana. The alumni, all initiated in the 1960s, and their wives enjoyed mudbugs provided by Brother Martial Broussard ’67. “We have met several times, for golf, fish fry, and barbecue…

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Auburn Holds Career Day for Alumni and Undergraduate Brothers

Published on: May 3, 2022

During a Chapter Meeting in the fall, Hugh A. Farmer III (Nu–Auburn ’72) and two other alumni visited to share the story of Jack B. Carter II (Nu–Auburn’71). “The Chapter room is named for him,” Hugh commented. “Jack was single-handedly responsible for returning KA to Auburn.” Unfortunately,  Jack passed away in 2014, and Hugh and…

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Spring 2022 Journal – Unknown Legend

Published on: April 20, 2022

Spring 2022 – “Unknown Legend” This issue features the unknown legend of Jack Jacobs (Beta Eta–Oklahoma ’39), a young man from the Creek Nation who would become a football star in college and two countries.  Knight Commander’s Message C. Douglas Simmons III proudly shares that the Order is thriving and provides updates. [Read More] Who…

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North Carolina State Alumnus Dedicates Engineering Lab in Honor of His Professor

Published on: April 12, 2022

The Fitts-Woolard Hall is the latest addition to the campus of North Carolina State University. The 225,000 square foot building houses the College of Engineering’s Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering; the Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE); cutting-edge laboratories; administrative offices; and more than 100 classrooms. The construction of Fitts-Woolard…

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Whitehead Named Among Louisiana Legends Honorees

Published on: March 30, 2022

For more than 30 years, Friends of LPB has honored Louisiana’s best and brightest as Louisiana Legends and this year a Natchitoches man is among the honorees. They have distinguished themselves in fields as diverse as philanthropy, science, sports, environmental conservation, and the humanities. Thomas N. Whitehead (Gamma Psi–Northwestern State ’72), expert and preservationist for the Clementine Hunter…

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Singleton Selected to Board of Trustees of the Southern Association for College Student Affairs Foundation

Published on: March 17, 2022

Gregory R. Singleton (Gamma Gamma–Memphis ’82), associate vice president for student affairs and dean of students at Austin Peay State University, was recently selected for a 3-year term on the Board of Trustees for the Southern Association for College Student Affairs Foundation (SASCA). SASCA is an independent, regional, and generalist association designed for the professional…

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Louisiana-Lafayette Cancer Survivor Plans Another Ironman

Published on: February 14, 2022

The typical Ironman Triathlon is a series of long-distance races consisting of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bicycle ride, and a 26.22-mile run, in that order. It’s one of the most grueling sporting events in the world. While most of us would never even consider doing it, Daniel Allemond (Gamma Phi–Louisiana-Lafayette ’05) has not only…

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