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Snedeker for the Win

Published on: February 20, 2015

Brother Brandt Snedeker (Chi-Vanderbilt ’00) played his way back to the top of PGA‘s leaderboard this past weekend, taking home his first tournament win of 2015 at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. Snedeker played alongside amateur Toby Wilt who is also a Vanderbilt alumnus. Although the duo did not have the winning score, they came in…

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First Rifle Winner Announced

Published on: February 13, 2015

Andrew Carr – The first Rifle Raffle winner was selected and announced at the Candler, Feller and Frampton Province Council at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky.  Tanner Gellinger, Number I at Zeta Omicron and recently elected Frampton Province Undergraduate Chairman, drew the lucky ticket. And the first ‪‎Sesquicentennial Rifle Raffle Winner is… Charles Briggs (Delta…

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Congrats to Councilor Barksdale

Published on: February 13, 2015

We should all wish Councilor David P. Barksdale a hearty congratulations! He has recently been named the President and Chief Executive Officer of Carolina Premier Bank in Charlotte, North Carolina. Councilor Barksdale was initiated into Kappa Alpha Order in 1983 by Tau Chapter at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He was previously a Chief…

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2015 NLI Recap

Published on: February 12, 2015

January 8th through 11th, 2015 – Chapter presidents from 129 chapters attended the Number I’s Leadership Institute, the Order’s premiere educational conference, in Sophia, North Carolina. The weekend-long conference, located at the Caraway Conference Center, was full of large group facilitation and small group discussions that focused on educating and empowering chapter presidents to perform…

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The Celebration Begins!

Published on: February 11, 2015

On January 19th, over 150 alumni and active KA brothers and their dates gathered in Richmond, Virginia at the first of eight Regional Sesquicentennial Celebrations. Held in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, this “kick-off” event not only honored the Order’s Spiritual Founder, but also the founding of Kappa Alpha Order and the start of…

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Washington & Lee brothers support local Health Center

Published on: February 2, 2015

January 17, 2015 – Members of Alpha Chapter were part of over 35 lacrosse players from Washington and Lee volunteered their time at the Rockbridge Area Health Center.  The group participated in the “thankathon” by calling and personally thanking all donors from the 2014 calendar year and assisted in cleaning and reorganizing the Development and…

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10 ways to join the KA 150 Celebration!

Published on: December 20, 2014

With a toast on December 21, 1865, the idea for Kappa Alpha Order was born. Today marks the 149th anniversary of our founding.  We begin the year-long celebration by renewing our vows, celebrating our history, promoting our Order, and strengthening our future. Here are ten ways you can join the celebration, today. Every active member,…

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The Governor is Inducted!

Published on: September 5, 2014

Yesterday, a really special KA event took place in the Mountain State. The Governor of West Virginia, Earl Ray Tomblin (Alpha Rho – West Virginia ’71), was inducted into the Hamilton Province Court of Honor, in his office at the West Virginia Capitol Building. Larry Ledsome (Beta Upsilon – Marshall ’59) served as Preceptor and…

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KA150 Resources

Published on: August 22, 2014

Do you want to use this logo? You’ve come to the right place! CHAPTERS, MEMBERS, EVERYONE! Click the link below and begin using our official Sesquicentennial imagery on your social media, websites, email, and print materials. If there is every any doubt, please email this link for approval or questions. Of course, as always, for…

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KA150.org – The Celebration Starts Here

Published on: August 21, 2014

by Jesse S. Lyons (Delta Alpha – Western Carolina ’98), Assistant Executive Director for Advancement Kappa Alpha Order is proud to launch our Sesquicentennial Celebration website. This specific-purpose site is designed to educate, engage, and entertain every KA and even the friends of our Order. Here’s some highlights about the site: WATCH ONLINE View the…

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