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2013 FCA Awards & Lyons elected to Board of Directors

Published on: June 5, 2013

REPORT FROM FCA At the 2013 Annual Conference of the Fraternity Communications Association (FCA), Kappa Alpha Order was recognized with six (6) major awards for our efforts in communications and for the Kappa Alpha Journal, including being named the overall second best magazine in the social and professional Greek community for 2012. The awards that…

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A case against pushing charitable deductions over the fiscal cliff

Published on: December 6, 2012

by: Erik T. Showalter, CFRE, Chief Development Officer Pick up any newspaper on any newsstand today and you will read about the looming “fiscal cliff” coming on December 31. As a result, Congress is putting everything on the table to find more revenue for the federal government. Now on the table, for the first time…

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Risk Management: Not Just a One Man Show

Published on: October 22, 2012

Risk Management: Not Just a One Man Show By: Stuart F. Whetsell, Director of Chapter Services Often times when visiting chapters, our ADCS staff will ask a chapter officer, “Who is responsible for managing the risk of the chapter?” The answer is often the same: The Number I – Chapter President While this may be…

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You’re Dressing Up Like What?

Published on: October 22, 2012

You’re Dressing Up Like What? Some basics and a simple guide for not making a major mistake during Halloween. by: Jesse S. Lyons, Director of Communications (w/resources from Willis HRH). Halloween is a time to reflect on our values and make good decisions regarding our actions and perception. Halloween is a time when the most…

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I Refuse To Believe

Published on: September 25, 2012

By: Mike Dilbeck, Founder & President of the RESPONSE ABILITY Project (Guest Blogger) As we honor National Hazing Prevention Week, I want to challenge us all to think about the unnecessary and harmful act of hazing from all angles. While there are certainly the two obvious parties involved in, and impacted by, hazing — the…

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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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NIC All-Fraternity All-American Baseball Teams!

Published on: June 28, 2012

The North-American Interfraternity Conference is pleased to announce its 2012 selections from all NCAA divisions. Included among our first, second and third All-American teams are College World Series competitors, Academic All-Americans, statistically-ranked leaders and players selected in the major league baseball draft. The first three teams feature players from 14 different NIC groups. Nominations were…

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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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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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@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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