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Wofford Kappa Alpha Order Brothers Coach Little League Team

Published on: October 6, 2015

Lessons from the dugoutWofford College Kappa Alpha Order brothers coach Little League team 6/23/2015 “What’s your favorite jelly bean color?” That was the question that Little League baseball coaches Henry Cornelson (Delta – Wofford ’14), Owen Hughes (Delta – Wofford ’14) and Cason Wells (Delta -Wofford ’14) asked their players at their first practice as…

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Tulsa Alumnus Advisor Appointed as Assistant Dean

Published on: October 1, 2015

Calvin Michael Moniz (Mu – Tulsa ’04) was appointed Assistant Dean of the Collins College of Business and Director of the Business Career Center at The University of Tulsa. Calvin oversees employer relations and the recruitment and hiring process for undergraduates, graduate students and alumni of the Collins College of Business. Calvin also serves Mu…

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KAOEF Scholarship Recipients 2015-2016

Published on: September 15, 2015

The KAOEF Scholarship Program remains an important benefit to members of Kappa Alpha Order.  As a primary focus of the KAOEF, these academic, merit and needs-based scholarships serve as an inspiration for excellence inside and out of the classroom and oftentimes prove the difference in whether recipients can continue their undergraduate or graduate education. In…

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Cory Uselton to be next Superintendent of Mississippi’s largest public school district

Published on: August 26, 2015

Cory Uselton, a 1990 initiate of the Gamma Gamma Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order at the University of Memphis, will be the next superintendent of DeSoto County Schools, Mississippi’s largest public school district. Uselton received 10,497 votes for or 61 percent in the runoff against Jim Ferguson. “We stayed consistent with our message of campaigning for teachers…

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Thad Doyle awarded Kappa Alpha Order’s Accolade for Interfraternal Service

Published on: August 26, 2015

Thad Doyle was awarded the Accolade for Interfraternal Service from Kappa Alpha Order national fraternity during its 76th  Biennial Convention on Thursday, July 30th, 2015, in Roanoke, Virginia. This award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding service to the Greek or fraternity community. Thad is a 1997 initiate and founding father of the Zeta Lambda Chapter…

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Why is Recruitment and New Member Education Alcohol-Free?

Published on: August 24, 2015

By Mason Tarpley Why is recruitment alcohol-free? I often get questions about why recruitment has to be alcohol-free, and instead of offering you the most obvious reason, which is that it is against the law for anyone under 21 years old to drink, I think it is important to discuss other reasons why your chapter…

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5 Things to Remember Coming Back to Campus

Published on: August 24, 2015

By Tullis Beasley Headed back to school after a long summer break can be very exciting. You will get to catch up with your brothers, make new friends, and be away from your parents once again. Make sure to consider the following: 1)      The propensity to drink with brothers after a long summer away from…

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Kappa Alpha Order’s Fall Sexual Assault Workshop

Published on: August 24, 2015

Kappa Alpha Order and other interfraternal organizations are taking a stand against sexual assault with the development of a new educational program for college students. Recognizing that everyone plays a role in preventing sexual assault violence and creating a safer social culture, ten fraternities and sororities have adopted this program.   To develop a comprehensive…

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Fall 2015 National Reporting

Published on: August 12, 2015

The OmegaFi based “Vault” (formerly “Chapter Desktop”) provides a one log-in online system for chapters to manage member billing, financials, collections and national reporting submissions.  The Fall 2015 OmegaFi goKA National Reporting Instructions Memo will instruct you on the procedures to make a payment, and complete online National Reports 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, and…

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Bid for Brotherhood – From Home

Published on: July 25, 2015

 Alumni and Active Brothers, The excitement has reached a fever pitch and we are anxious to get to the VMI Hall of Valor on July 31, 2015 for this year’s annual Bid for Brotherhood Live and Silent Auction! We will be featuring electronic bidding this year for auction items. All bidding will be done through…

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