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78th Convention Recap

Published on: August 22, 2019

Congratulations, Knight Commander Simmons! On Saturday, August 3rd, C. Douglas Simmons III (Beta Tau–Mississippi State ’95) was installed as Kappa Alpha Order’s 41st Knight Commander. Former Knight Commanders shared their thoughts and congratulations to Knight Commander Simmons in the video below Recap Video of the 78th Convention & Brotherhood Weekend Brotherhood down in the Bayou…

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Attire for the 78th Convention & Brotherhood Weekend

Published on: July 23, 2019

In preparation for the 78th Convention & Brotherhood weekend, here is a list of events and the dress code for each to help with packing! Thursday Welcome, Convention Orientation & Convention Session I KA Dress (suit/coat & tie, closed-toed dress shoes, dress socks, and belt) Mardi Gras Dinner at Bourbon Vieux KA Relaxed (shorts &…

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Schedule for the 78th Convention & Brotherhood Weekend

Published on: May 24, 2019

78th Convention & Brotherhood Weekend Hyatt Regency New Orleans New Orleans, Louisiana August 1–4, 2019 Register Now! Thursday, August 1 8am–11:30am Advisory Council Meeting, invitation only Strand 10 9am–5pm Convention Registration & Values Quarter Open Empire Foyer and Empire C and D 2–2:45pm Welcome and Convention Orientation Empire 3–5pm Convention Session I Empire 3–5pm KAOEF Crimson…

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Most Outstanding Alumni Chapter Goes to…Joplin, Missouri Alumni Chapter

Published on: September 1, 2017

During the 77th Convention & Brotherhood Weekend in St. Louis, Missouri, Knight Commander Darren S. Kay awarded the Joplin, Missouri Alumni Chapter with the William E. Forester Alumni Chapter Award. President Chad E. Waggoner (Delta Pi–Missouri Southern State ’93) was present to receive this recognition. The William E. Forester Alumni Chapter Award is given in memory of…

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KAOEF Home Run: Auction Event Raises $88,000 for Scholarships, Internships & Leadership Education

Published on: August 24, 2017

The Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation (KAOEF) hosted its 20th annual Bid for Brotherhood (B4B) auction on Friday, August 4, 2017, at Busch Stadium during the Kappa Alpha Order’s 77th Convention & Brotherhood Weekend in St. Louis, Missouri. Through and live and silent auctions, reverse bingo raffle, and a fund of need solicitation, the KAOEF…

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Missouri Chapters Perform Model Initiation at 77th Convention

Published on: August 23, 2017

On Friday, August 4, 2017, a model initiation ceremony was held at the Missouri Athletic Club during the 77th Convention and Brotherhood Weekend in St. Louis, Missouri. Members of the Alpha Eta Chapter at Westminster College and the Beta Alpha Chapter at Missouri University of Science and Technology performed the ceremony. Model initiation director James…

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Brothers & Friends Recognized at the 77th Convention in St. Louis

Published on: August 23, 2017

The 77th Convention & Brotherhood Weekend was held in St. Louis, Missouri, at the Hyatt Regency at the Arch. Along with completing the business of the Order, many alumni and friends of KA were recognized for various reasons ranging from service to the Order, to giving back to the local community, to saving lives. Knight…

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Sheldon Recognized as Undergraduate of Distinction by North-American Interfraternity Conference

Published on: August 23, 2017

On Saturday, August 5, 2017, Michael P. Wilson (Alpha Theta–Transylvania ’00), chief financial officer for the North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC), presented Jesse A. Sheldon (Zeta Mu–Univ. of Washington ’14) with the 2017 Undergraduate Award of Distinction at the Interfraternal Recognition Luncheon during the 77th Convention & Brotherhood Weekend at the Hyatt Regency at the Arch…

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Schedule for the 77th Convention

Published on: June 8, 2017

77th Convention & Brotherhood Weekend Hyatt Regency at the Arch St. Louis, Missouri August 3–5, 2017 Register Now! Thursday, August 3rd 8:00am-5:00pm Convention Registration Regency DEF 8:00am-1:00pm Advisory Council Meeting (Invitation Only) Gateway East 9:00am-5:00pm Model Initiation Practice  (Teams Only) Sterling 7 9:00am-2:00pm Values Expo Regency DEF 1:00pm-2:00pm KA Chorus Practice TBD 2:00pm-2:45pm Welcome & Convention…

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Tux Rental for the 77th Convention in St. Louis

Published on: March 3, 2017

With the 77th Convention and Brotherhood Weekend rapidly approaching, it is time to make plans to reserve your formal wear. The Knight Commander’s Banquet will be held on the evening of Saturday, August 5th at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch, and all attendees must be in black tie attire. In addition, the attire…

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