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KA Blazers Available for a Limited Time!

Published on: September 16, 2020

Kappa Alpha Order Blazers Wear our KA blazer with pride! Kappa Alpha Order is offering an exciting and unique blazer and one we think you will approve of. It’s a classic navy-blue blazer with a customized striped lining that sports our logo/crest. The logos are meticulously embroidered on the inside of these poly/rayon blazers. It…

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Jordan to Serve as 2019 Mississippi State Alumni Fellow

Published on: September 14, 2020

Dr. John W. Jordan (Beta Tau–Mississippi State ’72) was recently selected as a 2019 Alumni Fellow by the Mississippi State University Alumni Association. Selected by each of the eight academic colleges, the Program recognizes alumni who have distinguished themselves in their respective careers, and Fellows are invited to return to campus to meet with students,…

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Ole Miss Graduate Earns Award from CPA Exam Score

Published on: September 14, 2020

Hayden Poer (Alpha Upsilon–Mississippi ’15) was just one of six students from the Patterson School of Accountancy at the University of Mississippi who received the 2019 Elijah Watt Sells Award after taking the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination. Of the 75,000 individuals who sat for the exam in 2019, only 137 candidates met the criteria…

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Georgia Souther Alumnus Named to Statesboro 20 Under 40

Published on: September 1, 2020

Winfield J. “Win” Lee III (Delta Theta–Georgia Southern ’12) was named to the 2020 listing of Statesboro Herald’s 20 under 40 which highlights the city’s top up and commers. Win graduated in 2016 from Georgia Southern University with a degree in tourism and received a certificate in biblical studies from Liberty University. As an undergraduate,…

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$50k to Purchase School Laptops

Published on: August 13, 2020

Pi Chapter Alumnus Leads Effort to Donate 150 Chromebooks The City Schools Foundation presented a big check to Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS) on Monday, August 10, 2020. Holding one end was Travis M. (Pi–Tennessee ’97) who is currently serving as chair of the Foundation. The $50,000 contribution will support students by purchasing 170 Chromebooks. “I…

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Colonel Cheney assumes command at White Sands Missile Range Test Center

Published on: August 10, 2020

COL David R. Cheney II (Alpha Kappa–Missouri ’90) assumed command of the White Sands Test Center on June 26, 2018. He is responsible for the Department of Defense’s largest land based test range facility. The White Sands Test Center provides test, analysis, evaluation, and research support services for the nation’s most critical defense programs. Prior…

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Aplin introduces himself to Rotary Club

Published on: August 10, 2020

REPOSTED ARTICLE BY WAYNE CLARK LANETT — West Point Rotary Club’s newest member, attorney Brian Aplin (Kappa–Mercer ’05), had the speaker’s role at the club’s noon meeting on Thursday. The meeting took place inside the Jane Farrar Event Center in downtown Lanett. Aplin talked about how his experiences in being a high school classroom teacher…

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Westminster Celebrates Advisor’s Continued Involvement and 50 Years of Membership

Published on: July 23, 2020

The Alpha Eta Chapter at Westminster College recently recognized brother Al Jenkins (Alpha Eta–Westminster ’66) for his more than fifty years of membership and commitment to the Chapter and the Order. “Al has been a member of the Housing Corporation for decades, but his involvement goes much further than that,” Thad Stubbs (Alpha Eta–Westminster ’96)…

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Values in Action

Published on: August 3, 2020

Editor’s Note: Marlon Gibson joined the KA national staff in January 2020, but his relationship with the Order has spanned several years. After KA and Marlon’s personal and professional paths crossed several times, yielding success at each turn, he was recruited to be the first Director of Community Engagement focused diversity, equity, and inclusion, in…

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Eaton Named 40 Under 40 by Memphis Business Journal

Published on: July 23, 2020

Kyle Eaton (Gamma Gamma–Memphis ’00) was recently named to Memphis Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 listing for 2020. Kyle is the Quality Improvement Officer at Meritan, Inc., and directs company-wide compliance initiatives including quality assurance, incident management, and accreditations. He will chair the safety and the Continuous Quality Improvement Committee as well as manage the…

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