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Kappa Alpha Order Awards CEO of Alpha Tau Omega with Accolade for Interfraternal Service at 76th Convention

Published on: August 28, 2015

Wynn Smiley was awarded the Accolade for Interfraternal Service from Kappa Alpha Order national fraternity during its 76th Biennial Convention on Saturday, August 1st, 2015, in Roanoke, Virginia. This award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding service to the Greek or fraternity community.  Wynn is a graduate University of Illinois, where he joined Sigma Tau…

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Chair of National Panhellenic Conference Awarded Accolade for Interfraternal Service from Kappa Alpha Order

Published on: August 28, 2015

Jean Mrasek was awarded the Accolade for Interfraternal Service from Kappa Alpha Order national fraternity during its 76th Biennial Convention on Saturday, August 1st, 2015, in Roanoke, Virginia. This award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding service to the Greek or fraternity community. Jean, an initiate of Chi Omega national sorority at the University of…

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Kappa Alpha Order recognizes Dr. James R. Andrews as 2015 Leadership Lecturer

Published on: August 28, 2015

Kappa Alpha Order national fraternity recognized Dr. James R. Andrews as the 2015 Distinguished Lecturer for its 76th Biennial Convention on Thursday, July 30st, 2015, in Roanoke, Virginia. Andrews, a world-renown orthopedic surgeon and 1961 initiate of the Alpha Gamma Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order at Louisiana State University, addressed the Convention, linking his experiences…

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Martin, Tennessee Alumni Chapter Recognized at 76th Convention of Kappa Alpha Order

Published on: August 28, 2015

The Martin, Tennessee Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order national fraternity was recognized with the William E. Forester Alumni Chapter Award at during its 76th Biennial Convention on Thursday, July 30st, 2015, in Roanoke, Virginia. This award is given in memory of William E. Forester, Executive Vice President Emeritus and Archivist, to recognize the most…

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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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Introducing Kappa Alpha Order’s 40th Knight Commander

Published on: August 24, 2015

Darren S. Kay was elected as the 40th Knight Commander of Kappa Alpha Order during the 76th Biennial Convention on Saturday, August 1st, 2015, in Roanoke, Virginia. Kay will serve a term of two years and will be eligible for re-election at the 77th Convention to be held in the summer of 2017. Kay is…

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Call for Province Commander Nominations

Published on: August 4, 2015

At the 76th Convention, the term of 39th Knight Commander William E. Dreyer expired. Senior Councilor Darren S. Kay (Alpha Eta – Westminster ’87) was elected by acclamation and ascended to the office of Knight Commander. A formal notice is forthcoming. Pursuant to Article 7, Section 116 of the Kappa Alpha Laws, the Knight Commander…

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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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Fourth Rifle Winner Announced

Published on: June 28, 2015

Kappa Alpha Order and the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation (KAOEF) are proud to announce the fourth winner of the year-long Sesquicentennial Rifle Raffle.  Our newest winner was drawn on June 26th at the Kappa Alpha Order National Office in Lexington, Virginia by the Order’s National Archivist, SGM E. Kent McMichael (Beta Commission – VMI…

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Entryway and Veterans Memorial Dedication

Published on: June 22, 2015

Kappa Alpha Order has long held a military tradition and connection. We are patriots to American and have had thousands of men serve and present the ultimate sacrifice to our country. To their honor and memory stands a permanent memorial and entranceway at the National Administrative Office at Mulberry Hill in Lexington, Virginia. The memorial…

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