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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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Emory Celebrates 150 Years of KA

Published on: September 27, 2019

On the weekend of Friday, September 20 and Saturday, September 21, the Epsilon Chapter at Emory University celebrated their 150th Anniversary. More than 180 brothers and guests enjoyed a weekend filled with events including a golf outing, brotherhood barbecue with Emory University President Claire E. Sterk in attendance, campus tour, open house, and celebration banquet…

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Eastern Kentucky Celebrates 50

Published on: September 10, 2019

Delta Mu Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order 50th Anniversary by Mike Wills On June 8, 2019 the brothers of Delta Mu Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order gathered in Louisville, Kentucky to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Delta Mu Chapter. This event would not have been possible without the work of many.  Charter member brothers began…

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Beta Tradition Celebrates 150 Years at VMI

Published on: January 4, 2019

On Saturday, November 3rd, Kappa Alpha Order celebrated the 150th Anniversary of the Beta tradition at Virginia Military Institute with a brunch at the Kappa Alpha Order National Administrative Office at Mulberry Hill. Initiates of the Beta Commission joined local KA alumni and staff to hear Knight Commander Darren S. Kay (Alpha Eta–Westminster ’88) speak…

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Missouri State Chapter Reunion

Published on: September 4, 2018

This May, more than 60 alumni brothers and guests from the Gamma Beta Chapter at Missouri State University attended an alumni reunion in Springfield, Missouri. The decades represented spanned from the ‘50s through the ‘80s, plus members of the recently established provisional chapter. Brothers traveled from Arkansas, California, Indiana, Georgia, Kansas, Texas and Virginia for…

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KA Gives Tops $171,000 for Day of Giving

Published on: February 11, 2016

To cap off 2015 and the Sesquicentennial Celebration, the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation (KAOEF) hosted KA Gives, an inaugural day of giving, on December 21st.  Through a combination of online and direct mail giving, including crowdfunding by undergraduate and alumni individuals and groups, the results were the biggest single event success in KAOEF history. …

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Restoration of Delta Gamma Chapter at ODU

Published on: February 1, 2016

On Friday, January 29th at the Norfolk Yacht & Country Club, Knight Commander Darren S. Kay (Alpha Eta – Westminster ’88) re-issued the Delta Gamma Charter to the gentlemen of the Old Dominion University Provisional Chapter, the same location of their initial chartering ceremony in 1965. The ceremony and banquet was well attended by over 30 alumni….

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KA Gives, A Day of Giving

Published on: October 6, 2015

For more information on how you can participate in the Day of Giving, join us for one of two webinars listed below: Undergraduate Webinar – Tuesday, October 6th – 3PM Eastern Alumni Webinar – Tuesday, October 13th – 3PM Eastern Think about your undergraduate KA experience.  Remember the fun you had?  The memories you made?  The lifelong…

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KAs at Francis Marion Host 9/11 Remembrance Program

Published on: September 30, 2015

The Delta Tau chapter hosted a 9/11: Never Forget Project remembrance program on the campus of Francis Marion University on Friday, September 11th, from 8:00am-2:00pm. A moment of silence was held across the campus community at 9:11am. Faculty, staff, and students were able to give donations that went directly to the 9/11 victims and their families….

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Tampa, Florida Celebration Recap

Published on: June 17, 2015

May 7, 2015 – The sixth Sesquicentennial Regional Celebration was held in the Tampa Yacht and Country Club overlooking Tampa Bay. Brothers and their guest enjoyed an opportunity to meet  William E. Dreyer (Alpha Delta – William Jewell) and hear him discuss his four objectives as Knight Commander and the Order’s accomplishments in this historic year.  James L. Ferman…

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