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KAOEF Recognized for Best New Development Idea

Published on: October 4, 2021

On Tuesday, August 24, 2021, the Foundation for Fraternal Excellence held its 2021 Awards Program and honored nine member organizations for their outstanding work and for excelling and innovating in particular areas. The Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation (KAEOF) was recognized with the Best New Development Idea for the Rose Circle of the Crimson &…

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Florida State Alumnus Elected Chair of University’s Board of Trustees

Published on: September 2, 2021

The Florida State University Board of Trustees unanimously elected Trustee Peter H. Collins (Gamma Eta–Florida State ’90) as its chair on Friday, August 27, 2021. “It’s a big responsibility but we have a great board, and we have a great new president,” Collins said. “My job will be to marshal all the resources to assist…

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Davidson Alumnus Donates $4 Million for College’s Career Development Center

Published on: August 12, 2021

B. Frank Matthews II (Sigma–Davidson ’46) recently donated $4 million to help enable Davidson College students to find joy in productive careers. In addition to renovating part of the Student Union to creating spaces for career workshops and employer interactions, his gift will also support programming to develop students and connect them with employers. “We…

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Missouri S&T Alumnus Donates $5M for New ‘Front Door’ to Campus

Published on: January 7, 2021

REPOSTED ARTICLE BY Claudette Riley at the Springfield News-Leader A couple that has long supported Missouri University of Science and Technology gave $5 million to support a new arrival district that will create a “front door” to the Missouri S&T campus. The gift from Tim Bradley (Beta Alpha–Missouri S&T ’74) and his wife Kay will…

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KAOEF to Host 23rd Annual Bid for Brotherhood

Published on: July 8, 2020

This year, the KAOEF will host its 23rd annual Bid for Brotherhood (B4B), an exciting and engaging fundraising auction event, on Saturday, August 1, 2020, at the Kappa Alpha Order National Administrative Office in Lexington, Virginia, TICKETS Tickets are $75 per person for general admission. For current members of the Crimson & Gold Society, tickets…

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Passing of Dr. James L. Bowers, Jr., Former KAOEF Trustee

Published on: June 6, 2018

Sadly, Dr. James L. Bowers (Beta Omega–Washington College ’57), former trustee and Life Trustee of the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation, passed away on Friday, May 25, at the age of eighty-nine in San Diego, California. A pioneer in the fundraising and development field, Jim gave of his time, talent, and treasure to the Order…

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Plunkett Receives Knight Commander’s Accolade

Published on: February 19, 2018

Knight Commander Darren S. Kay conferred the Knight Commander’s Accolade upon Captain Ronald C. Plunkett (Theta Commission–Citadel ’09) on Saturday, February 17, 2018, during their annual Convivium hosted by the Theta Commission and Charleston Alumni Chapter at the Carolina Yacht Club in Charleston, South Carolina. The Theta Commission’s ten years of success has been in large part…

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Pull Together for KA Resources

Published on: November 30, 2016

Kappa Alpha Order and the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation (KAOEF) will host the Order’s second Day of Giving on December 21st, 2016 with the goal of pulling together 750 donors to the KAOEF.  Here are some resources for you, your chapter, or your alumni group to utilize. Don’t forget, your chapter can win prizes that benefit their…

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KA Gives Tops $171,000 for Day of Giving

Published on: February 11, 2016

To cap off 2015 and the Sesquicentennial Celebration, the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation (KAOEF) hosted KA Gives, an inaugural day of giving, on December 21st.  Through a combination of online and direct mail giving, including crowdfunding by undergraduate and alumni individuals and groups, the results were the biggest single event success in KAOEF history. …

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KA at Austin Peay State Help Send Record Number to Futures Quest

Published on: February 9, 2016

Earlier this winter, the North American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) hosted two sessions of Futures Quest—a fraternity leadership development program—in Brookston, Indiana, and Austin Peay State University had a record number of eight fraternity men to receive scholarships to attend the program. • Trenton Delane ’15 and Mitchell Stanfill ’15 received a scholarship from the Kappa…

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