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Mississippi Blood Services Recognizes Delta State Kappa Alpha Order

Published on: February 25, 2016

The Delta Beta Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order was recognized by the Mississippi Blood Services (MBS) as the 2015 Fraternity of the Year during the MBS Annual Meeting. This recognition is to honor those who go that extra mile throughout the year to increase the units collected and ensure their communities have the blood that is…

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Texas A&M KA Elected to Student Senate

Published on: February 11, 2016

During the 68th Session of the Student Senate of Texas A&M University on Friday, February 10, 2016, R. Clark Finney (Epsilon Delta – Texas A&M ’14) was elected and installed as the Community Relations Chair after serving as Director of Marketing since April of 2015. Clark, a sophomore studying finance from San Antonio, Texas, is also currently…

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KA Recognized by Lions Club International for 50 Years of Service

Published on: February 11, 2016

Lions Club International recently recognized James B. “Jim” Kirkland, Jr. (Gamma Rho – East Carolina ’60) for 50 years of service with the civic organization. Kirkland was presented with a plaque commemorating the membership milestone during a banquet at the Lumberton, North Carolina Lions Clubhouse. The retired business owner has worn several hats since joining…

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Indiana State KA Elected to Order of the Arrow National Officer Board

Published on: January 22, 2016

At the 2015 National Planning Meeting, section chiefs elected Logan Greene (Zeta Iota – Indiana State ’14) as the 2016 Central Region Chief of the Order of the Arrow. Logan is from the Hoosier Trails Council in Bloomington, IN. He is an Eagle Scout and Vigil Honor member of Nischa Chuppecat Lodge. He has previously served…

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Sam Houston State Kappa Alpha Order Hosts Dreams Day Event

Published on: January 21, 2016

On Martin Luther King Jr.’s day, the Gamma Tau Provisional Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order at Sam Houston State University collaborated with the Exceptional Men of the Talented Tenth Inc., Omega Delta Phi and Theta Chi for an event called “Dreams Day.” The organizations invited SHSU students to come together in fellowship at a nearby gazebo and…

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McNeese State Kappa Alpha Order Hosts Annual ‘Project Save Christmas’

Published on: December 27, 2015

The Delta Xi chapter of Kappa Alpha Order at McNeese State University hosted, with Phi Mu sorority, their third annual “Project Save Christmas” on the evening of Friday, December 11, 2015. Members of the two organizations acted as temporary “bigs” and celebrated Christmas with around 30 children of the Big Brother Big Sisters of Southwest Louisiana.  Heather Hohensee, Executive Director…

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Province Commander Wall Named CLE Volunteer of the Year

Published on: December 3, 2015

Robert H. Wall (Tau – Wake Forest ’95), Commander of Smith Province, of Winston-Salem has been named CLE Volunteer of the Year by the NCBA Foundation’s Continuing Legal Education Committee. He practices with Spilman Thomas & Battle where his primary areas of practice are tax and corporate law. Wall has been a tireless and dedicated…

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Washington & Lee KAs Decorate ODK Office

Published on: December 3, 2015

Each year in early December, members of the Alpha chapter of Kappa Alpha Order at Washington and Lee University help decorate the office of Omicron Delta Kappa, a national leadership honor society headquartered in Lexington, Virginia, for the Holiday season. Katy Datz, Associate Executive Director for External Relations for Omicron Delta Kappa, said, “they did an excellent job!” Word…

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Sam Houston State KA Leads School to National Recognition

Published on: December 2, 2015

Ronny Snow (Gamma Tau – Sam Houston State ’87), principal of Malakoff Elementary in Malakoff, Texas, led his school to be recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a National Blue Ribbon School. The program recognizes public and private elementary, middle, and high schools based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps…

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Washington KA Recognized as Young Philanthropist

Published on: December 2, 2015

Jesse Sheldon (Zeta Mu – Washington ’14) was recognized as the 2015 Young Philanthropist of the Year by the city of Spokane, Washington. Jesse was nominated for his efforts as the founder of Inland NW Baby, an organization that impacts the way poverty affects babies in the local community by providing basic necessities of diapers,…

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