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Daniel T. Patton Receives Knight Commander’s Accolade

Published on: March 9, 2015

Daniel T. Patton (Delta Kappa – Stephen F. Austin ’74) was awarded the Knight Commander’s Accolade from Knight Commander William E. Dreyer (Alpha Delta – William Jewell). This honor was presented to Patton by Former Knight Commander J. Michael Duncan (Delta Kappa – Stephen F. Austin ’69) at Delta Kappa’s Chapter Lodge Dedication Ceremony at Stephen F….

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Largest Celebration to Date

Published on: March 6, 2015

The Dallas, Texas Sesquicentennial Regional Celebration held at the Dallas Country Club was a huge success. Although Dallas experienced some winter weather prior to the event, it was well attended by over 300 people which makes it the largest nationally organized KA event to date outside of a Convention. The evening was filled with some great…

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Dr. Nickles Receives KA’s Highest Honor

Published on: March 6, 2015

At the Sesquicentennial Regional Celebration at the Dallas, Country Club, Knight Commander William E. Dreyer (Alpha Delta – William Jewell) conferred on Dr. Joel Alan Nickles (Delta Sigma – Houston Baptist ’74) the Knight Commander’s Accolade. This recognition is the highest individual honor an alumnus can receive. Over the one hundred and forty-nine years of the Order’s…

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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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KA Who’s Who – the largest compilation of Charter Members

Published on: August 12, 2014

By Jesse S. Lyons, Assistant Executive Director for Advancement The staff at the National Administrative Office is completing a comprehensive Charter Member List of each previously chartered chapter. It is most likely the most comprehensive list of chapter historical data since the 1966 Alumni Directory. This information will be published in the 150th Anniversary Alumni…

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Nothing could have been finer than B4B in Carolina!

Published on: July 28, 2014

$75,000 raised to support the KAOEF! The KAOEF wants to thank all of those donors who supported the 17th annual Bid for Brotherhood at the Bank of America stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina on July, 25th. Your support resulted in over $75,000 being raised in support of our undergraduate members.  Your generosity allows us provide…

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Garth Dunklin & Norman George awarded the Knight Commander’s Accolade

Published on: July 28, 2014

Conferral of Knight Commander’s Accolades 2nd Annual Crimson & Gold Society Dinner, Quail Hollow Club July 26, 2014 The first Knight Commander’s Accolades were awarded by then Knight Commander Henry J. Foresman (Beta Commission – VMI ‘41) in 1967. He created the award to recognize excellence in leadership and service to the Order. The Executive…

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Charlotte, N.C. are you ready to Bid 4 Brotherhood!

Published on: June 4, 2014

 17th Annual Bid For Brotherhood is coming to Charlotte and the Bank of America Stadium!  Bid for Brotherhood is a silent and live auction event established to support KA’s educational and leadership programs. When: Friday, July 25, 2014 @ 6:30pm Where: Bank of America Stadium, Home of the Carolina Panthers 800 S. Mint Street Charlotte,…

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Warren elected to NIC Board

Published on: April 15, 2014

Press release from the North American Interfraternity Conference CONTACT: Pete Smithhisler President & CEO (317) 872-1112 THE HONORABLE DAVID M. WARREN APPOINTED TO BOARD OF INTERNATIONAL FRATERNAL ASSOCIATION INDIANAPOLIS (4/14/2014) – The Honorable David M. “Dink” Warren has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC), the international trade association…

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The planning for the Gamma Psi 50th Reunion

Published on: September 3, 2013

Sample Planning Guide & Reunion Planning Review 50-year chapter anniversary (adapted from Gamma Psi Chapter) CLICK HERE for the Reunion Planning Review Document 2008 (5 years out) Initial discussions Realizing the 50th celebration would be five years ahead, discussions were began about what events should be planned and how. This was an informal discussion to begin…

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