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Gold Medal for the National Undergraduate Vice Chair!

Published on: August 30, 2012

The Order’s National Undergraduate Vice-Chairman, Don Combs (Alpha Theta – Transylvania ’10), was presented the prestigious Congressional Award Gold Medal by U.S. Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers in recognition of his outstanding public service record and personal development achievements. Don is a senior from Pikeville, Ky., and he is the first recipient from his district to…

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Why is recruitment alcohol-free?

Published on: August 15, 2012

By: Nick Palmer (Delta Lambda – Middle Tennessee State ’04), Director of Chapter Development 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 is it is against the law for anyone under 21 years old to drink,…

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KA Bible & Devotional Guide Launched

Published on: August 9, 2012

KA Bible & Devotional Guide Faith can be an integral part of a KA member’s life, and as with all we offer, the Order has been looking for ways to help our new, active, and alumni members on their journey through life. Recently, the Order has launched our very own KA Bible and Devotional Guide,…

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Amazing Speakers and Record Attendance – Must be #ELA2012!

Published on: May 10, 2012

Superbowl quarterback and coach, Sam Wyche and popular sports anchor Dave Baker will join a record attendance of over 230 KAs at the 2012 Emerging Leaders Academy (ELA) in Lexington, Virginia! Brother Wyche will speak to the entire attendance about values based leadership, reaching your potential, and related stories from his time in college, as…

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Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation’s – Bid 4 Brotherhood

Published on: May 9, 2012

15th Annual Bid For Brotherhood  is coming to Memphis!! When: Friday, August 3, 2012 @ 7PM Where: Chickasaw Country Club 3395 Galloway Ave Memphis, Tenn. Tickets $65 person/$125 couple casual attire To reserve your tickets today: 1. Go to this webpage 2. Enter your information 3. In the Gift/Designation field, enter “B4B Ticket” 4. Submit!…

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Take the Pledge Today – Be an Every|Day Hero!

Published on: April 12, 2012

[fancytext size=25px]Tackle bystander behavior by becoming an Every|Day Hero[/fancytext] Do you ever find yourself wanting to take an action to make a difference, yet you don’t? Is there something happening in front of you that creates an urge to do something — or say something — yet you feel like you can’t? This can be…

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Raising the Bar – A message from our National Scholarship Officer

Published on: April 4, 2012

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Rush or Recruitment? NC State KAs say both!

Published on: April 3, 2012

Alpha Omega Chapter set a goal to initiate 15 men into the Order for the fall 2011 semester. After a well prepared and executed formal recruitment, the brothers picked up 11 great men. Number I Forrest Brooks and Recruitment Chairman Dustin Brann decided that though they got 11 excellent men, they did not hit their…

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Think about it — A reminder about Spring Social & Philanthropic Events

Published on: March 29, 2012

By: Jesse S. Lyons, Director of Communications With the onset of spring and the introduction of warmer weather, many campuses, Greek organizations, and our chapters find themselves in the middle of spring formal and social event seasons. While education and discussion about these points below takes place throughout the year in various forms, they warrant…

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NLI & Province Councils Complete – Now What?

Published on: March 8, 2012

By: Brent W. Fellows, Director of Educational Programming Kappa Alpha Order has had two major conferences since January. The Number I’s Leadership Institute this past January 5-8 focused on empowering our Number I’s to effectively lead their chapter. Through planning their term, goal setting, small group facilitation and leadership development sessions, Number I’s were equipped…

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