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Ensuring Quality Leadership Education: Stricklin Establishes Fund for Walsh Province

Published on: May 16, 2017

Kappa Alpha Order seeks to the a moral compass for the modern gentleman, and it does not end with our values and mission. KA’s leadership education, like the Number I’s Leadership Institute, enhanced Province Councils, and the Emerging Leaders Academy, are all designed to develop leaders among men. One particular Texas State University alumnus saw…

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Two Trustees Join the KAOEF Board

Published on: May 16, 2017

Robert W. “Bob” Hagan (Delta Rho–Valdosta State ’74) and Richard L. Burke (Zeta–Randolph-Macon ’83) were recently added as a member of the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation Board of Trustees. Bob is the President of Sterling Healthcare, a healthcare advisory group focused on long-term, managed and senior care. He attended Valdosta State University where he earned…

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2017 Washington, D.C. Interns: E. Fleming Mason Memorial D.C. Internship

Published on: May 8, 2017

The E. Fleming Mason Memorial Internship Program was created to provide deserving undergraduates with the desire to become better educated and informed on both the public and private sectors of our national government. In addition, this program will give undergraduates the opportunity to gain professional work experience while living in the Washington, D.C. area. The…

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KAOEF is Now Hiring!

Published on: April 5, 2017

Director of Development for the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation (KAOEF). Working for the KAOEF is a challenging and rewarding experience. Employees are expected to uphold the fraternity’s values while carrying out the vision of our board of trustees and staff. The KAOEF’s mission is to raise funds for the benefit of the Order. This…

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Scholarship in Honor of J. West Summers IV Established for Delta Chapter

Published on: March 6, 2017

Since 1913, the Kappa Alpha Order has been an important part of the Summers family, as 12 men in our family belong to the Order. J. West Summers, IV (Delta–Wofford ’11), a second semester Senior at Wofford College, passed away on November 15, 2015. His parents, West (Delta–Wofford ’81) and Liz, and brother Rob (Delta–Wofford…

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2017 Number I’s Leadership Institute Recap

Published on: February 4, 2017

The Number I’s Leadership Institute (NLI) was held at the Caraway Conference Center located in Sophia, North Carolina, from January 5th through the 8th, 2017. NLI is an intensive informational and educational retreat set at an upscale Christian conference center. The focus of the Institute is to educate and empower Number I’s to understand their role…

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KAOEF Day of Giving Recap – Pull Together for KA

Published on: January 27, 2017

The Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation (KAOEF) held its second annual Day of Giving, Pull Together for KA, on Wednesday, December 21, 2016. Themed and named after a famous quote by our Chief Founder James Ward Wood, the goal was to pull together 750 donors to the KAOEF on or before December 21st. Members, alumni, parents, and friends were able to…

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Published on: January 17, 2017

David R. Murphey III (Alpha­–Washington & Lee ’51) passed away on July 2, 2015. Recently, the KAOEF received an estate gift totaling $20,000 from the estate of David R. Murphey, III.  David graduated in 1953 and throughout his life he remained a devoted and loyal KA. In addition to having joined the 1865 Trust in…

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Photo Gallery: 2016 E. Fleming Mason Interns

Published on: December 4, 2016

Fall 2016 edition of The Kappa Alpha Journal features the E. Fleming Mason Memorial Internship Program, Jesse C. Brown (Gamma Omega–Midwestern State ’14) running for Wichita Falls City Council, Chris Wilson (Beta Eta–Oklahoma ’89) as Director of Research and Analytics for Senator Ted Cruz’s Presidential campaign, West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin (Alpha Rho–West Virginia…

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Pull Together for KA Resources

Published on: November 30, 2016

Kappa Alpha Order and the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation (KAOEF) will host the Order’s second Day of Giving on December 21st, 2016 with the goal of pulling together 750 donors to the KAOEF.  Here are some resources for you, your chapter, or your alumni group to utilize. Don’t forget, your chapter can win prizes that benefit their…

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