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Journal and KA Receive Top Awards from Fraternity Communications Association

Published on: May 16, 2022

The 2022 Annual Conference of the Fraternity Communications Association (FCA) was held April 27–29. At the Recognition Banquet, the Order and the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation received three first-place awards and one third-place award. Two of these were in the top two award categories of the Association:  1st Place, Critics’ Choice – Logo –…

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Spring 2022 Journal – Unknown Legend

Published on: April 20, 2022

Spring 2022 – “Unknown Legend” This issue features the unknown legend of Jack Jacobs (Beta Eta–Oklahoma ’39), a young man from the Creek Nation who would become a football star in college and two countries.  Knight Commander’s Message C. Douglas Simmons III proudly shares that the Order is thriving and provides updates. [Read More] Who…

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Summer 2021 Journal – Character & Achievement

Published on: November 3, 2021

This issue features stirring stories of a high tone of thought and action from today’s KA undergraduate leaders—these are the inaugural recipients of the Knight Commander’s Commendation, an interview with Senior Vice president for Player Affairs with the PGA TOUR Ross A. Berlin (Tau–Wake Forest ’76), Awards for Chapter Excellence, and the KAOEF’s Annual Report….

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Fall 2020 Journal – Wood.

Published on: October 16, 2020

This issue features the family legacy of our Chief Founder James Ward Wood, an open letter from the Knight Commander, interviews and stories from brothers recovering from COVID-19, a review of the Order’s evolution as an organization, and Voluntary Remarks on Race and Grace in KA. We hope you enjoy this issue of KA’s award-winning…

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Winter 2020 Journal – Rejoyce, O young man in thy Youth

Published on: April 8, 2020

This issue features the exceptional and extraordinary experiences for boys becoming young men at Falling Creek Camp—and the KAs behind it all, renowned knee surgeon James R. Andrews, M.D., The Five Marks of a Man by Brian Tome, and the KAOEF’s 2018-2019 Annual Report. For this issue, we have tried something new. We have provided…

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Fall 2019 Journal – Ascend

Published on: November 22, 2019

This issue features the recovery of Uriah Steffen (Epsilon Rho–Purdue ’06) from his leg amputation to a Paralympic athlete, Gunner Kennels that Save Dogs’ Lives, a recap of the 78th Convention & Brotherhood Weekend in New Orleans, and voluntary remarks from Parice Bowser, Director of Greek Life at the University of Arkansas.   

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The Kappa Alpha Journal – Spring 2019 – Strength & Tenacity

Published on: May 14, 2019

This issue features Pat Conn (Gamma Eta–Florida State ’85) riding coast to coast raising funds for a cancer cure, Ryan Viner (Alpha Upsilon–Mississippi ’06) Coaching for Literacy, and the accidental actor, Temple Baker (Chi–Vanderbilt ’12).

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The Kappa Alpha Journal – Fall 2018 – IVtitude

Published on: January 8, 2019

This issue features Lins Barwick (Tau–Wake Forest ’15) and his amazing story of courage, community, and brotherhood. Also included in this issue is the 2018 KAOEF Annual Report and MUCH MORE!

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The Kappa Alpha Journal – Summer 2018 – The Second Life of Sam Wyche

Published on: September 6, 2018

This NEWLY REDESIGNED issue features Former NFL Quarterback & Coach Sam Wyche (Iota–Furman ’66) and his incredible heart transplant story, why Rich O’Toole (Epsilon Delta–Texas A&M ’03) performs, five questions with Dave “Buzz” Baker (Beta Delta–Georgetown ’79), a brief history of the former Iota Commission, Chapter Awards for Chapter Excellence, and MUCH MORE! If you…

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Winter KA Journal: Zeal and Determination

Published on: January 21, 2018

The Winter 2017 edition of The Kappa Alpha Journal is in mail boxes! If you would like to receive a printed copy of every Journal for the rest of your life, join the Loyal Order today! This issue features the Erik (Alpha Pi–Stanford ’09) and Kawika Shoji (Alpha Pi–Stanford ’07) at the Summer Olympic Games, Rob Mohr (Chi–Vanderbilt ’09) who left…

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