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Student Body President takes state-wide office

Published on: January 30, 2012

[Editor’s note: Congrats to Brother Cody Simpson (Delta Tau – Francis Marion ’11) on his campus involvement and state-wide leadership office] Originally written by Shanae Giles, FMU Patriot Staff Writer Republished with permission by the FMU Patriot www.patriotnewsonline.com January 26, 2012 FMU Student Body President W.R. “Cody” Simpson III. will soon serve his new position as…

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How do I recommend a potential member?

Published on: November 22, 2011

by: Nick Palmer, Director of Chapter Development (Click here to recommend a member online, then read below!) Spring recruitment (formerly known as rush) is just around the corner. Know someone attending a campus with a KA chapter? Read on to learn an easy online recommendation process and a few other new tidbits about suggesting a…

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Alumnus and Former NFL Coach, Sam Wyche to speak at NLI

Published on: November 9, 2011

The Number I’s Leadership Institute is the Order’s premiere educational experience and empowers new Number Is with the tools, talent, and information, to perform their duties as the chapter president. Each year, a faculty is selected to conduct presentations, small group discussions and facilitation, and break out sessions. The Order aims to have high-powered, energetic…

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Ragin’ Cajuns Revitalized – Louisiana-Lafayette (Gamma Phi)

Published on: October 28, 2011

The Gamma Phi Chapter at University of Louisiana-Lafayette with the help of staff and alumni, turned their future around. Coming off a one-semester suspension for poor academic performance, the team worked together to re-establish the chapter as THE fraternity experience at ULL. With a focus on grades, organization, and planning, the plan was set. In…

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Where will your next job take you?

Published on: October 28, 2011

Travel the country, strengthen the Order as an ADCS/ADCD Where will your next job take you? A position with the Kappa Alpha Order National Administrative Office (NAO) can offer you a unique experience that is often unmatched in the professional world. The NAO is a small, non-profit business with a large reaching impact. Our select…

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Highest GPA in History

Published on: October 17, 2011

[fancytext size=35px]2.88 GPA in Spring 2011 is the result of collaborative efforts and a shared vision of academic excellence [/fancytext] by: Gregory R. Singleton (Gamma Gamma – Memphis ’82) Kappa Alpha Order’s National Scholarship Officer At the conclusion of the spring 2007 semester, Kappa Alpha Order had collectively achieved a 2.8173 GPA with only 111…

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KAOEF’s 1865 Trust recognized for 3rd straight year

Published on: October 14, 2011

At the recent annual North-American Interfraternity Conference Foundation Seminar, the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation (KAOEF) was recognized with an award of distinction. For the third straight year, KAOEF’s planned giving society the “1865 Trust,” received the award in the category of Best Planned Giving Effort. Submissions from many other fraternity and sorority foundations were…

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Summer Kappa Alpha Journal

Published on: September 16, 2011

The Summer issue of The Kappa Alpha Journal  is now online and available in an online reader format. Click above, on the magazine, or navigate to the home page,  click “Read The Journal,” and your off! In this issue you’ll read why Kappa Alpha Order is “the Experience of a Lifetime.” Through stories of brothers…

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MDA News – Press Release on Labor Day Telethon

Published on: September 2, 2011

Its MDA Labor Day Telethon time! National Undergraduate Chairman J. Martin Huff (Delta – Wofford ’08) will be in attendance at the newly reformatted MDA Labor Day Telethon. Check out this MDA Press Release below regarding the talent and exciting events for the upcoming Telethon!  Kappa Alpha Order has proudly partnered with MDA since 1975…

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@kappaalphaorder surpasses 1865 followers on Twitter

Published on: August 29, 2011

[fancytext]Growth in followers  confirms need to communicate and engage across social networks[/fancytext] By: Jesse S. Lyons, Director of Communciations Last week, the Order reached and surpassed 1865 followers on the social network, Twitter. Our Twitter “handle” or name is @kappaalphaorder. We can easily be found at www.twitter.com/kappaalphaorder. Common followers are made up of brothers, family,…

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