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Wollermann Honored as Inaugural FSU Greek Leadership and Service Award Recipient

Published on: April 28, 2021

Florida State University held its Pursuit of Excellence Awards ceremony on April 14, 2021, at Capital City Country Club, and inducted Florida State President John Thrasher into FSU’s Greek Hall of Fame for his lifetime of service to the FSU community. Following this highest individual recognition of the Department of Fraternity and Sorority Life, the…

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Lambert Named South Alabama’s IFC Man of the Year

Published on: April 28, 2021

During the University of South Alabama’s 2020 Greek Awards Ceremony,  Caleb Lambert (Epsilon Alpha–South Alabama ’18) was recognized as the 2020 IFC Greek Man of the Year. “This is an extreme honor since I have worked with the nine chapters on campus,” Caleb said in a post on LinkedIn. “I know each has amazing men…

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Louisiana Tech Alumnus Named to Association of for Healthcare Philanthropy’s 40 Under 40

Published on: October 1, 2020

The Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) recently released it 40 Under 40 Program recipients for 2020, and Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation (KAOEF) Trustee Erik T. Showalter (Gamma Alpha–Louisiana Tech ’02) was included in the listing. The AHP’s 40 Under 40 Program recognizes the future leaders within the healthcare development community and honors the industry’s…

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LSU Alumnus Honored by American Bar Association

Published on: September 30, 2020

Edmund J. Giering IV (Alpha Gamma–Louisiana State ’87) was recently named the 2020 recipient of the Outstanding In-House Counsel Award for distinguished service by a nonprofit in-house counsel by the Nonprofit Organizations Committee of the American Bar Association, Business Law Section. As General Counsel of the Baton Rouge Area Foundation (Baton Rouge, Louisiana), Giering’s practice…

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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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KAOEF Recognized for Development and Stewardship

Published on: August 26, 2020

The 2020 annual Seminar of the Foundation for Fraternal Excellence (FFE), was held virtually August 24-26.  During the organization’s Awards of Distinction ceremony, the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation (KAOEF) was recognized with two major awards: Best Development Effort in an Annual Campaign – for our Crimson & Gold Society campaign Best Stewardship Effort for our…

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Singleton wins Outstanding First-Year Student Advocate Award

Published on: April 6, 2020

Gregory R. Singleton (Gamma Gamma–Memphis ’82), Forester Province Commander and National Scholarship Officer, was recently recognized by the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition as one of 10 national recipients of their Outstanding First-Year Student Advocate Award. For more than 30 years, the award has honored college faculty, administrators, staff,…

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UGA Alumnus 2019 Georgia Farmer of the Year

Published on: February 24, 2020

Robert Dickey named 2019 Georgia Farmer of the Year By Sharon Dowdy for CAES News Crawford County peach farmer Robert Dickey (Gamma–Georgia ’72)has been named the 2019 Georgia Farmer of the Year. A fourth-generation farmer, Dickey manages approximately 1,000 acres of peaches and 3,000 acres of timberland with the help of his 90-year-old father, Bob…

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Honored by Boy Scouts with Americanism Awards

Published on: October 17, 2019

The Northwest Texas Council of Boy Scouts of America (BSA) recognized Stephen A. “Reno” Gustafson (Gamma Omega–Midwestern State ’76) with the Americanism Award, which honors those “who have truly exhibited the ideals and values of being an American.” A luncheon was held at the Wichita Falls Country Club on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, with Kent R….

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