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Tulsa Brother Named Outstanding Senior

Published on: October 31, 2022

Matt Mangan (Mu–Tulsa ’19), a biochemistry major from Hot Springs, Arkansas, was honored by the University of Tulsa for outstanding achievement as a 2022-23 Jess Chouteau Outstanding Senior. The Jess Chouteau Outstanding Senior Award recognizes TU seniors who demonstrate exceptional achievement in both academic and service endeavors. The Jess Chouteau Outstanding Senior Award is bestowed…

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Louisiana-Monroe Alumnus Receives Professionalism Award from Shreveport Bar Association

Published on: October 31, 2022

Lawrence W. “Larry” Pettiette, Jr. (Gamma Nu–Louisiana-Monroe ’72) is the 2021 recipient of the Professionalism Award by the Shreveport Bar Association (SBA). This award is given annually to attorneys whose practice and personal conduct exemplify the highest level of integrity, dedication, and honor in the practice of law. Larry was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota in…

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MTSU Alumnus Recognized for Distinguished Service by Association of Fraternity and Sorority Advisors

Published on: October 18, 2022

Clemson University Assistant Dean of Students Gary Wiser (Delta Lambda–Middle Tennessee State ’99) has been named a recipient of the 2022 Sue Kraft Fussell Distinguished Service Award, given annually by the Association of Fraternity and Sorority Advisors (AFA). The award recognizes individuals who have exhibited outstanding achievements in one or more of the following areas:…

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Tulsa Leaders Recognized by Fraternity & Sorority Life Office

Published on: July 13, 2022

During the University of Tulsa’s 2022 Greek Banquet held by the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life, two brothers were recognized. Dominic J. “Dom” Lupo (Mu–Tulsa ’19) received the Outstanding Senior award and Outstanding Chapter President award. Blake A. Chrismer (Mu–Tulsa ’19) received the Outstanding Scholar award. Additionally, the Mu Chapter was recognized for excellence…

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Dawn Wiese Receives Silver Medal from North American Interfraternity Conference

Published on: July 11, 2022

The North American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) announced that it had selected Dr. Dawn Wiese as a 2022 honoree of its Silver Medal award. The presentation of the NIC Gold Medal and NIC Silver Medal dates back more than 70 years, making it one of the oldest interfraternal traditions. The Gold Medal is the highest honor…

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West Florida Recognized for Campus Engagement

Published on: May 2, 2022

The University of West Florida Provisional Chapter received an award from Fraternity and Sorority Life for Campus Engagement. “I believe that campus engagement is a very important aspect of fraternity sorority life,” Number I James “Ryley” Barker said. “Not only does it help the members of your organization see how other organizations work but also…

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Whitehead Named Among Louisiana Legends Honorees

Published on: March 30, 2022

For more than 30 years, Friends of LPB has honored Louisiana’s best and brightest as Louisiana Legends and this year a Natchitoches man is among the honorees. They have distinguished themselves in fields as diverse as philanthropy, science, sports, environmental conservation, and the humanities. Thomas N. Whitehead (Gamma Psi–Northwestern State ’72), expert and preservationist for the Clementine Hunter…

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2021 Award for Chapter Excellence

Published on: February 10, 2022

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

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Missouri S&T Recognized for Outstanding Scholastic Program by University

Published on: January 11, 2022

During the Greek Awards Banquet at Missouri University of  Science and Technology on November 11, 2022, the Beta Alpha Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order was recognized for Outstanding Scholastic Program. The Chapter achieved a 3.340 overall grade point average in the fall of 2020 and a 3.571 in the spring of 2021. “At the Beta…

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Georgia College Senior Recognized with Knight Commander’s Commendations

Published on: October 26, 2021

During the Knight Commander’s Banquet of the 79th Convention and Brotherhood Weekend, Turner P. Hargrave (Epsilon Nu–Georgia College ’18) was presented with the Knight Commander’s Commendation. The Knight Commander’s Commendation was created by the Executive Council to recognize outstanding service and leadership to the Order by members of Active Chapters. The award was established in 2020…

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