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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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Engineering Honor Society Honors Georgia Tech Alumnus

Published on: October 10, 2019

Tau Beta Pi, the Engineering Honor Society, has named William E. “Bill Jennings (Alpha Sigma–Georgia Tech ’82) as one of their 2019 recipients of its Distinguished Alumnus Award. Now in its 23rd year, the award recognizes alumni who have demonstrated adherence to the ideals of Tau Beta Pi and to fostering a spirit of liberal…

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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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Neely and West Recognized as Alumnus Advisor of the Year

Published on: August 14, 2019

At the 78th Convention & Brotherhood Weekend in New Orleans, Louisiana, Knight Commander Kay recognized Frederick L. “Fred” Neely, Jr. (Epsilon–Emory ’63) and Andrew C. West (Epsilon–Emory ’90) as the Alumnus Advisor of Year. The Alumnus Advisor of the Year Award is given annually to recognize an alumnus advisor for excellence and achievement. “I am…

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Westminster Alumnus Wins Annual Partner Achievement Award

Published on: August 9, 2019

Clayton M. Harrison (Alpha Eta–Westminster ’14) says Westminster College provided him with a wealth of opportunities for building lasting relationships. As a result, relationship building has become an award-winning skill for the Senior Program Specialist with Cerner Corporation in Kansas City, MO: Harrison received an Annual Partner Achievement Award from the Healthcare Division of Nuance…

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Two Brothers Recognized by Austin Peay State

Published on: June 21, 2019

Two undergraduate brothers were recognized with prestigious awards by Austin Peay State University. Tyler J. Hagemann (Zeta Tau–Austin Peay State ’17) was recognized with the Mr. Governor Award and Colin A. Crist (Zeta Tau–Austin Peay State ’19) received the Harvill Citizenship Award. Tyler is the third KA in a row to receive the Mr. Governor…

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Two KAs Recognized Nationally by North-American Interfraternity Conference

Published on: June 4, 2019

Two distinguished brothers have been recognized by the North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) for exemplifying excellence in leadership, service, and education within the fraternal community. John Price McGiffert, Jr. (Alpha Beta–Alabama ’15) has been selected to receive the Undergraduate Award of Distinction for his leadership and character as the President of the Student Government Association (SGA)…

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2018 Awards for Chapter Excellence

Published on: March 11, 2019

This spring, hundreds of undergraduate officers and future leaders of their respective chapters met at one of five regional Province Councils throughout the Nation. Along with educational programming on scholarship, risk management, sexual misconduct, Ritual, and other areas of chapter operations, chapters were recognized their achievements for the previous calendar year. Chapters are recognized for…

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Southwestern Recognizes Pate with Community Award

Published on: February 27, 2019

Gerald L. “Jerry” Pate (Xi–Southwestern ’74) was recently honored with the Martha Diaz Hurtado College Town Award in Georgetown, Texas, recognizing his dedication to SU and Kappa Alpha Order, as well as his continuous efforts to enhance the “college town” environment for students, faculty and staff at SU. The award was presented to Pate at the Georgetown…

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Missouri Judiciaries Recognized for Public Service

Published on: February 27, 2019

Fourteen Judges recognized in less than two years Four Missouri judiciaries who were unable to attend the 77th Convention in St. Louis, Missouri in 2017, were presented with the Award for Distinguished Public Service. At the Convention, the Knight Commander recognized seven Judges including the Chief Justice of the Missouri Supreme Court. Honorable Roy L….

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