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Kentucky Chapter Update – Spring 2018

Published on: August 31, 2018

With the 125th anniversary of Theta this fall quickly approaching, the chapter is looking forward to connecting with its alumni and having as many chapter members as possible, past and present, on hand to celebrate this momentous occasion together. In the fall of 2017 the chapter welcomed 28 new brothers into the Order, and six…

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Georgia Chapter Update – Spring 2018

Published on: August 31, 2018

The men of Gamma partnered with Sigma Alpha Epsilon in March to conduct a 3v3 basketball tournament to raise money for the American Foundation for Suicide Awareness, as well as for Phi Delta Theta at Ole Miss to assist with the tragic suicides they have faced in recent months. The event was arranged and conducted by brother…

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Auburn Chapter Update – Spring 2018

Published on: August 31, 2018

Former Number V Dane Block ’15 was elected Auburn SGA president, and former Number I Jackson Fite ’14 was awarded Nu’s annual Definition of a Gentlemen award. The chapter hosted their 4th Annual Stomp the Plains philanthropy event, raising over $2,000 for childhood cancer research. In addition, the chapter’s officers attended Province Council in Jackson,…

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Arizona Chapter Update – Spring 2018

Published on: August 31, 2018

The men of Gamma Epsilon started spring semester very strong by inducting a 12-man pledge class. Also, near the beginning of spring semester, the chapter hosted over 130 people for this year’s Fathers Weekend. This weekend proved to be an excellent opportunity for the brothers and their fathers to come together, get to know one…

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Wingate Chapter Update – Spring 2018

Published on: August 31, 2018

Men from Wingate University and Campbell University joined together at a Homes For Our Troops event, where the brothers of Zeta Zeta (Wingate) put down sod, planted flowers and bushes, and did other general yard work at a new home for veteran SGT Donald Walters, who is in a wheelchair from his injuries. Everyone had…

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Highlighting Success: Florida Marine Authors Book on Young Achievers

Published on: August 29, 2018

30&UNDER By Peter Cuderman (Zeta Pi–Florida Gulf Coast ’09) In 30&UNDER, Marine and current Florida political candidate Peter Cuderman interviews dozens of achievers under 30 (Rhodes Scholars, Forbes 30-unders, fitness entrepreneurs, etc.), accomplishing several objectives: gleaning their short-life advice and insight, showing people under 30 what they are capable of when their time and effort…

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VFW Raised in Honor of Fallen Brother

Published on: August 28, 2018

A new Veterans of Foreign Wars post based at Atlanta’s Bobby Jones Golf Course was named in memory of Army 1st Lt. Tyler Hall Brown (Alpha Sigma–Georgia Tech ’97). Tyler was killed in action in 2004 when his unit was attacked by small-arms fire in Ramadi, Iraq. He received the Bronze Star, Purple Heart and…

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Executive Director Wiese Honored by Sigma Nu Fraternity

Published on: August 24, 2018

Sigma Nu Fraternity recognized KA Executive Director Larry Stanton Wiese (Gamma Omega–Midwestern State ’87) with the Medallion of Merit on Monday, July 2, 2018, during Sigma Nu’s 68th Grand Chapter in Lexington, Virginia, The Medallion of Merit was created in 2000 as a means of honoring an individual who “exemplifies eminence in his daily life…

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Aiken Honored with Order’s Highest Award – Knight Commander’s Accolade

Published on: August 6, 2018

Knight Commander Darren S. Kay conferred the Knight Commander’s Accolade upon King V. Aiken, Jr.  (Kappa–Mercer ’83) on Friday, August 3, 2018, during the 6th annual Crimson & Gold Society Dinner at the Cherokee Town & Country Club in Atlanta, Georgia. The Knight Commander’s Accolade is the highest individual honor an alumnus can receive, bestowed in the…

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2018 Washington, DC Interns

Published on: May 29, 2018

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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