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KAOEF Recognized for Best New Development Idea

Published on: October 4, 2021

On Tuesday, August 24, 2021, the Foundation for Fraternal Excellence held its 2021 Awards Program and honored nine member organizations for their outstanding work and for excelling and innovating in particular areas. The Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation (KAEOF) was recognized with the Best New Development Idea for the Rose Circle of the Crimson &…

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2021 Interns

Published on: May 11, 2021

The Kappa Alpha Order 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 Washington, D.C., Dallas, Texas, or Atlanta,…

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Passing of Former KAOEF Trustee Gordon H. “Stumpy” Harris

Published on: April 6, 2021

Former KAOEF Trustee Gordon H. “Stumpy” Harris of Orlando, Florida, passed away as a result of respiratory failure on April 1, 2021. He was 82. Born on May 7, 1938, Stumpy’s reputation as a skilled attorney and litigator was nationally known. Specializing in eminent domain cases, he ultimately argued, and won, before the United States…

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Dr. Saloom Joins KAOEF Board of Trustees

Published on: December 17, 2020

The Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation welcomes our newest trustee, Dr. Russell J. Saloom, MD (Gamma Phi–Louisiana-Lafayette ’74), who is joining the Board for the first time.  Russell J. Saloom, M.D., is a 1974 initiate of Gamma Phi Chapter at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. A longtime KA volunteer and donor to the KAOEF,…

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Scholarship Applications Open for 2021-22

Published on: October 19, 2020

The Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation is proud to support undergraduates with financial aid. Anyone interested in applying for a KAOEF Scholarship for the 2021 – 2022 academic year should complete the application by 11:59 pm Eastern on January 31, 2021. 2021 – 2022 KAOEF Scholarship Application A Completed Scholarship Application must include the following:…

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2020-21 KAOEF Scholarship Recipients

Published on: October 19, 2020

The Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation (KAOEF) Scholarship Program remains an important benefit to members of Kappa Alpha Order. As a primary focus of the KAOEF, these academic, merit and needs-based scholarships serve as an inspiration for excellence inside and out of the classroom and oftentimes prove the difference in whether recipients can continue their undergraduate…

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Satcher Elected as President of FSPAC

Published on: October 5, 2020

The Fraternity and Sorority Political Action Committee (FSPAC) has elected Former Knight Commander Ben W. Satcher, Jr. as its President for the 2021. Ben is the Executive Vice President for the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation and recently completed a term as President of the Foundation for Fraternal Excellence. The FSPAC is the largest political…

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KAOEF Recognized for Development and Stewardship

Published on: August 26, 2020

The 2020 annual Seminar of the Foundation for Fraternal Excellence (FFE), was held virtually August 24-26.  During the organization’s Awards of Distinction ceremony, the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation (KAOEF) was recognized with two major awards: Best Development Effort in an Annual Campaign – for our Crimson & Gold Society campaign Best Stewardship Effort for our…

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2020 Interns

Published on: July 20, 2020

The Kappa Alpha Order 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 Washington, D.C., Dallas, Texas, or Atlanta,…

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KAOEF to Host 23rd Annual Bid for Brotherhood

Published on: July 8, 2020

This year, the KAOEF will host its 23rd annual Bid for Brotherhood (B4B), an exciting and engaging fundraising auction event, on Saturday, August 1, 2020, at the Kappa Alpha Order National Administrative Office in Lexington, Virginia, TICKETS Tickets are $75 per person for general admission. For current members of the Crimson & Gold Society, tickets…

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