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Archive of: Convivium

Macon, Georgia Alumni Chapter Update

Published on: March 3, 2016

The Macon, Georgia Alumni Chapter held Convivium Saturday, February 27th and had a great turnout. Brothers from Kappa, Delta Theta, Gamma, Alpha Sigma, Epsilon Nu, Beta Lambda, Iota, Delta and many more were in attendance with their dates (including a few KA Roses). Tim Adams gave the toasts, Derry Burns led a moment of silence…

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Martin, Tennessee Alumni Chapter Recognized at 76th Convention of Kappa Alpha Order

Published on: August 28, 2015

The Martin, Tennessee Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order national fraternity was recognized with the William E. Forester Alumni Chapter Award at during its 76th Biennial Convention on Thursday, July 30st, 2015, in Roanoke, Virginia. This award is given in memory of William E. Forester, Executive Vice President Emeritus and Archivist, to recognize the most…

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Tampa, Florida Celebration Recap

Published on: June 17, 2015

May 7, 2015 – The sixth Sesquicentennial Regional Celebration was held in the Tampa Yacht and Country Club overlooking Tampa Bay. Brothers and their guest enjoyed an opportunity to meet  William E. Dreyer (Alpha Delta – William Jewell) and hear him discuss his four objectives as Knight Commander and the Order’s accomplishments in this historic year.  James L. Ferman…

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St. Louis Sesquicentennial Recap

Published on: May 21, 2015

April 24, 2015 – The fifth Sesquicentennial Regional Celebration was held in the Champion’s Suite at the Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri home of the MLB Cardinals. Brothers and their guest enjoyed an opportunity to meet members of the Kappa Alpha Order Executive Council and hear William E. Dreyer (Alpha Delta – William Jewell) discuss his four…

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Nashville Sesquicentennial Celebration Recap

Published on: May 13, 2015

April 17, 2015 – Nashville, Tennessee played host to the fourth Regional Sesquicentennial Celebration. Held at the Belle Meade Country Club, over one hundred and fifty alumni and guests enjoyed an evening of great food and fellowship. Brothers and their guests had an opportunity to meet members of the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation Board of Trustees…

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Delta Upsilon Convivium

Published on: March 30, 2015

On Saturday February 21, 2015 the Delta Upsilon chapter of Kappa Alpha Order celebrated its 40th Anniversary Convivium & the Sesquicentennial of the Order at the Teton Trek Lodge located within the Memphis Zoo. Upon arrival each guest received a 150th anniversary coin and lapel pin, a 40th anniversary koozie, and a Southern Proper tie…

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Atlanta Sesquicentennial Celebration Recap

Published on: March 23, 2015

The Atlanta Sesquicentennial Regional Celebration held at the Cherokee Town Club was a huge success. Nearly 200 attendees enjoyed an evening was filled with some great food, fellowship of brothers, and recognition of those who have served the Order faithfully. Actives, alumni and their guests also enjoyed taking photos on the red carpet and viewing…

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J. Baxter Wood Receives Knight Commander’s Accolade

Published on: March 11, 2015

J. Baxter Wood (Delta Alpha – Western Carolina ’64) was awarded the Knight Commander’s Accolade from Knight Commander William E. Dreyer (Alpha Delta – William Jewell) at Delta Alpha’s  50th Anniversary at the Crowne Plaza in Asheville, North Carolina on Saturday, August 9th, 2014. The Knight Commander’s Accolade is the highest individual honor an alumnus can receive. …

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Largest Celebration to Date

Published on: March 6, 2015

The Dallas, Texas Sesquicentennial Regional Celebration held at the Dallas Country Club was a huge success. Although Dallas experienced some winter weather prior to the event, it was well attended by over 300 people which makes it the largest nationally organized KA event to date outside of a Convention. The evening was filled with some great…

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Dr. Nickles Receives KA’s Highest Honor

Published on: March 6, 2015

At the Sesquicentennial Regional Celebration at the Dallas, Country Club, Knight Commander William E. Dreyer (Alpha Delta – William Jewell) conferred on Dr. Joel Alan Nickles (Delta Sigma – Houston Baptist ’74) the Knight Commander’s Accolade. This recognition is the highest individual honor an alumnus can receive. Over the one hundred and forty-nine years of the Order’s…

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