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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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South Carolina Brothers Dance for Camp Cole

Published on: February 4, 2019

The men of Rho chapter at the University of South Carolina hosted their annual philanthropy event for Camp Cole, Dancing With The KAs, on the weekend of October 26, 2018. 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…

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South Carolina Chapter Update – Winter 2019

Published on: January 31, 2019

On the weekend of October 26, 2019, the Rho Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order at the University of South Carolina hosted an annual philanthropy Event: Dancing With the KAs to raise funds for Camp Cole. The event, which was composed of over 370 brothers, parents and friends, featured five featured dancing teams, all vying against each other for the audience’s donations in…

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Francis Marion Chapter Update – Winter 2019

Published on: January 26, 2019

This past year the guys of Delta Tau chapter has partaken in several volunteer activities. We volunteer at the Francis Marion Performing Arts Center once a month helping with concerts. We received a MDA Philanthropy trophy for providing the funds for a child to attend the MDA summer camp. We were able to accomplish this…

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Northern Arizona Chapter Update – Winter 2019

Published on: January 26, 2019

The Epsilon Tau Chapter achieved an overall GPA of 2.87 for this previous semester. Two of our active brothers have been elected as members of the IFC executive board. Brother Hamilton Mee is the Scholarship Char, and Brother Bryson Smith is Secretary. A few weeks ago we held a community service event where the whole…

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A Higher Calling: Hurricane Florence Relief From Above

Published on: January 22, 2019

By Bettie Kelley Sousa The Wednesday after Hurricane Florence left the state, Smith Debnam partners gathered for their monthly lunch meeting, normally chaired by the law firm’s managing partner, Jerry T. Myers (Tau–Wake Forest ’79). Many learned then that Myers’ absence resulted from his accepting a higher calling – delivering supplies in his small air­plane…

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Gamma Chi Puts Toys Under the Tree

Published on: January 17, 2019

Chapter Donation Makes Christmas Wishes Come True The Gamma Chi Chapter (Texas Tech University) donned holiday sweaters for a good cause last month when they donated an estimated 80 toys to children in need. The members brought in toys themselves to the last chapter meeting of the semester, benefiting kids in the local Lubbock area…

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Murray State KA Raises Funds for Special Olympics

Published on: January 16, 2019

Members of the Murray State Provisional Chapter played an important role in the October 2018 Murray State University Campus Plunge, where participants were dunked in cold water (“freezin’ for a reason”) to benefit Special Olympics of Kentucky. The chapter’s efforts helped raise nearly $2,000 of more than $10,000 that was raised to benefit the charity,…

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