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KAOEF’s Andrew Carr Awarded Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) Designation

Published on: September 21, 2022

CFRE International has named Andrew Philip Carr (Epsilon Iota–Texas State ’00) as a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE). Andrew Philip Carr, Chief Development Officer for Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation joins over 7,500 professionals around the world who hold the CFRE designation. Individuals granted the CFRE credential have met a series of standards set by…

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KAOEF ESTATE GIFT RECEIVED: Kent Stoffel

Published on: September 20, 2022

Kent B. Stoffel (Alpha Eta Chapter–Westminster ’42) passed away in 2022, at the age of 99. Recently, the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation received an estate gift from him totaling more than $500,000. His gift will provide meaningful scholarships to members of the Alpha Eta chapter. Kappa Alpha Order and the KAOEF appreciate his generosity…

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Dawn Wiese Receives Silver Medal from North American Interfraternity Conference

Published on: July 11, 2022

The North American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) announced that it had selected Dr. Dawn Wiese as a 2022 honoree of its Silver Medal award. The presentation of the NIC Gold Medal and NIC Silver Medal dates back more than 70 years, making it one of the oldest interfraternal traditions. The Gold Medal is the highest honor…

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2022 Interns

Published on: June 6, 2022

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 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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