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Lacox Recognized for Courage in College Station Shooting

Published on: February 27, 2017

Knight Commander Darren S. Kay presented Travis Burton Lacox (Gamma Tau–Sam Houston State ’00) with the Knight Commander’s Medal on February 25th, 2017 at the Crescent Club in downtown Dallas, Texas following the Bishop Henry J. Mikell Province and the William Archibald Walsh Province Courts of Honor induction ceremony. Lacox was recognized for his courage and character during the…

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Dallas Hosts Mikell & Walsh Courts of Honor

Published on: February 26, 2017

The Bishop Henry J. Mikell Province and the William Archibald Walsh Province Courts of Honor held their annual induction ceremony on Saturday, February 25th, 2017 at The Crescent Club in downtown Dallas, Texas. More than one hundred and thirty brothers and friends gathered to celebrate our beloved Kappa Alpha Order and those distinguished alumni who have given their…

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2017 Locke Province Convivium and Court of Honor

Published on: February 20, 2017

On Saturday, January 21st, 2017, the Oklahoma City Alumni Chapter hosted, along with the Locke Province Court of Honor, a Convivium at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel in downtown Oklahoma City. More than seventy five brothers and guests enjoyed time of fellowship and dinner. Undergraduate representation was present from numerous chapters in Howard P. Locke Province…

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2017 Candler Province Court of Honor Induction

Published on: February 17, 2017

The John S. Candler Province Court of Honor held an induction ceremony and dinner on Saturday, February 4th at Spindletop Hall in Lexington, Kentucky. The following men were recognized and invested with the provisional cross of honor in recognition of their outstanding service to the Order and accomplishments which have brought honor to Kappa Alpha Order. Gail…

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California Alumnus Named Pleasanton City Attorney

Published on: February 5, 2017

Daniel G. Sodergren (Alpha Xi–California ’85) appointed as the City Attorney of Pleasanton In April 2016, Daniel G. Sodergren (Alpha Xi–California ’85) was appointed as the City Attorney of Pleasanton. Sodergren previously served as City Attorney for the city of Tracy for 11 years. “I am pleased to announce Daniel Sodergren as our new City Attorney,” said  Mayor Jerry…

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Former Dallas Mayor Robert Folsom Passes Away at 89

Published on: February 4, 2017

Robert S. “Bob” Folsom (Beta Lambda–Southern Methodist ’44) passed away at the age of 89 on Tuesday, January 24, 2017, at his home in Dallas, Texas. Bob was a successful businessman, turning $4,000 into a multi-million-dollar real-estate business and was Mayor of Dallas from 1976 to 1981. He saw the Reunion Arena to its completion, helped bring the NBA…

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Call to the 77th Convention

Published on: February 1, 2017

CALL TO THE 77th CONVENTION Pursuant to Kappa Alpha Laws Article 1, Section 131, the 37th Executive Council has designated that the 77th Session of the Convention shall be held August 3 through August 5, 2017, at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch, 315 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, Missouri. The Opening Meeting for…

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Graham Elected to Advisory Commissioner of Washington, D.C. Neighborhood

Published on: January 31, 2017

On November 8, 2016, Alex J. Graham (Alpha Nu–George Washington ’08) was elected to the office of Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner (ANC) for the high-density and heavily traveled district of 2F03, in Washington, D.C.’s historic Logan Circle neighborhood. Graham will represent more than 2,000 constituents as one of ANC 2F’s eight voting members, and will advise the…

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Charlottesville Area Alumni Chapter Convivium

Published on: January 29, 2017

The Charlottesville Area Alumni Chapter held their annual Convivium on Friday, January 20, 2017, at the Farmington Country Club in Charlottesville, Virginia. More than 40 attendees heard from Ammen Province Commander Darron E. Franta (Gamma Tau–Sam Houston State ’90), John G. Laurini (Lambda–Virginia ’15), the Number I of Lambda Chapter, and keynote speaker Dr. Stephen Long (Zeta–Randolph Macon…

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KAOEF Day of Giving Recap – Pull Together for KA

Published on: January 27, 2017

The Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation (KAOEF) held its second annual Day of Giving, Pull Together for KA, on Wednesday, December 21, 2016. Themed and named after a famous quote by our Chief Founder James Ward Wood, the goal was to pull together 750 donors to the KAOEF on or before December 21st. Members, alumni, parents, and friends were able to…

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