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Make Plans to attend the 2016 Emerging Leader’s Academy

Published on: April 18, 2016

By Tullis Beasley The Kappa Alpha Order Emerging Leaders Academy is fast approaching. ELA will take place from June 9th through the 12th in Lexington Virginia. ELA is a premier educational conference focused on equipping young leaders within KA with the proper tools to take back with them and help improve their chapters. During ELA…

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Dustin Brann, Director of Leadership Education, to depart Staff of KA

Published on: March 24, 2016

Dustin G. Brann (Alpha Omega – North Carolina State ’11) will be leaving the staff of the Kappa Alpha Order National Administrative Office at the conclusion of the Emerging Leaders Academy. He will be returning to North Carolina to continue his MBA program with East Carolina University. Dustin, who has served as the Director of Leadership Education since June of…

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Wofford KA Alumnus Presents at Francis Marion Career Development Program

Published on: March 16, 2016

E. Ragland “Rags” Coxe (Delta – Wofford ’11) was a guest lecturer for a career preparation program at Francis Marion University.  Dr. Ronald E. Miller, Jr.  (Delta Tau – Francis Marion ’11), who is the Director of Career Development at Francis Marion, met Rags through the Kappa Alpha Order (Official) LinkedIn group.  “We began corresponding with each other,…

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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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Citadel Professor and KA Alumnus Named to All-Southern Conference Faculty Team

Published on: January 21, 2016

Dr. Scott Buchanan (Theta Commission –  Citadel ’12) was recently named to the inaugural All-Southern Conference Faculty Team along with 9 other representatives, one from each of the other schools in the conference. He was selected by The Citadel to represent the institution based on his demonstrated service to the institution, proven record of high scholastic…

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Sam Houston State KA Leads School to National Recognition

Published on: December 2, 2015

Ronny Snow (Gamma Tau – Sam Houston State ’87), principal of Malakoff Elementary in Malakoff, Texas, led his school to be recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a National Blue Ribbon School. The program recognizes public and private elementary, middle, and high schools based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps…

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Three KAs Named Outstanding Seniors of University of Tulsa College of Business

Published on: November 11, 2015

Of the four students from the Collins College of Business at the University of Tulsa honored as Jess Chouteau Outstanding Seniors, THREE are members of the Mu chapter of Kappa Alpha Order. The honor, which is “granted to TU seniors who demonstrate exceptional achievement in both academic and service endeavors,” was announced during TU’s “All…

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South Alabama KA Studies in Cuba

Published on: November 4, 2015

Senior Ethan Hamilton (Epsilon Alpha – South Alabama ’13) wanted to study abroad in Australia, but the cost was more than his assets. Instead, he settled for a summer in Cuba, becoming the first Jaguar to study on the Caribbean island where Americans are being welcomed again after more than 50 years. “After deciding I…

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Eastern Kentucky KA Hired as Executive Director of CEDET at EKU

Published on: October 28, 2015

Dr. Thomas M. Martin (Delta Mu – Eastern Kentucky ’89), previously the Senior Fellow for Research and Economic Policy at the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE), has joined Eastern Kentucky University as Executive Director for its Center for Economic Development, Entrepreneurship and Technology (CEDET). Martin, a two-time EKU graduate, joined the CPE in 2011…

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Austin Peay State University Sends Record Number of Students to UIFI Including 4 Members of Kappa Alpha Order

Published on: October 9, 2015

Clarksville, TN – This summer, the North American Interfraternity Conference hosted its 26th Undergraduate Interfraternity Institute (UIFI) in Bloomington, Indiana, and 17 Austin Peay State University students received scholarships to attend the event, which is the largest attendance for this leadership development institute in the University’s history. Four of those attendees were members of the Zeta…

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