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Dancing with the KAs – South Carolina Donates $25k to Camp for Children with Disabilities

Published on: November 13, 2019

On Friday November 1st, Rho chapter at the University of South Carolina hosted their annual philanthropy event for Camp Cole, Dancing with The KAs. The event is held each year to raise funds to complete construction of Camp Cole, an ADA-compliant, state-of-the-art facility currently being built in the Midlands of South Carolina for children and adults…

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Supporting SC Camp for Children

Published on: October 3, 2019

On October 29, 2019, several members of Rho Chapter at the University of South Carolina volunteered at Camp Cole’s second annual “Sprint to Shine” 5k trail run located at their new camp location. Members in the chapter helped set up, take down, and facilitate the race overall. There were over 100 runners at the event….

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Mercer Raises $2,000 to Support MDA

Published on: April 29, 2019

The dedicated members of the Kappa Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order Fraternity at Mercer University recently hosted a golf tournament to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Through the golf tournament, the chapter raised $2,000 to benefit local kids and adults with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related life-threatening diseases. “The members of Kappa Alpha Order…

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South Carolina Chapter Serves Camp for Disabilities

Published on: April 11, 2019

On April 7, 2019, Camp Cole hosted its first annual Happy Campers Food Truck Festival. The festival promoted the camp and featured the presence of several different local Columbia, South Carolina food and retail vendors. Camp Cole is Rho Chapter’s official philanthropy, as the chapter has raised over $83,000 during the past three years with…

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“Deus et Dames” Inspires Female Empowerment

Published on: March 5, 2019

Brother uses physical fitness to build confidence, support philanthropy “Our motto is “for God and for women.” KA always holds women in reverence,” said Jim Beebe (Epsilon Rho—Purdue ’94), a brother who has devoted himself to living out the values of The Order by empowering women through physical fitness. Beebe founded his own CrossFit affiliate…

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KAOEF Trustee Fights Polio in India

Published on: March 4, 2019

Robert “Bob” Hagan (Delta Rho–Valdosta State ’74) recently returned from India, where, as a member and a past district governor of Rotary International, he was participating in a project to immunize the children of India against polio. He said that the project to not only wipe out polio but to prevent its re-emergence has been…

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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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Texas Tech Alumni Newsletter – Spring 2019

Published on: February 27, 2019

Kappa Alpha Order – Gamma Chi Chapter Texas Tech University Spring 2019 Editor: William Graves – William.graves@ttu.edu – Number V Gamma Chi Spring 2019 Dear Alumni and Brothers, Welcome to the Gamma Chi Chapter newsletter, This newsletter will be covering Spring Rush, New Officers List, Sports, Convivum, Province Council, and upcoming events for this spring…

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ASU KA Serves as Millennium Fellow

Published on: February 14, 2019

Nathan Alexander Tom (Epsilon Omega–Arizona State ’16) was recently announced as a Millennium Fellow for the class of 2018. As a Millennium Fellow, Nathan will serve low-income students at Arizona State University by organizing and providing food for them. Through the Culinary Collective Project at ASU, fellows hope to understand how citizens across the world deal with…

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Brother Coudrain Recognized for Community Service

Published on: February 12, 2019

Patrick G. Coudrain (Gamma Alpha–Louisiana Tech ’07) was named Holy Ghost Catholic School’s Distinguished Graduate for the 2018-2019 school year. “It is a tremendous honor considering that Holy Ghost was founded in 1912 and there are thousands of very deserving and qualified candidates to choose from,” said Coudrain. Patrick now works as an associate at…

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