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Beta 150th Anniversary

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Beta Tradition Celebrates 150 Years at VMI

Published on: January 4, 2019

On Saturday, November 3rd, Kappa Alpha Order celebrated the 150th Anniversary of the Beta tradition at Virginia Military Institute with a brunch at the Kappa Alpha Order National Administrative Office at Mulberry Hill. Initiates of the Beta Commission joined local KA alumni and staff to hear Knight Commander Darren S. Kay (Alpha Eta–Westminster ’88) speak…

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Schumpert Promoted to Director of College and University Relations

Published on: June 11, 2018

Carl O. Schumpert (Beta Gamma–Charleston ’10) has been promoted to the new position of Director of College & University Relations for the Order, effective June 1, 2018. In this role, his primary responsibilities will be to manage the expansion and recolonization strategy for the Order. Carl will develop expansion opportunities by visiting prospective campuses and…

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Misguided Legislation: Interfraternal Organizations Take United Stance

Published on: February 2, 2018

Interfraternal Organizations Unite to Challenge TN Rep. John DeBerry’s Misguided Legislation In response to legislation introduced in the Tennessee House of Representatives by Rep. John Deberry (D) that would ban fraternal organizations from state colleges and universities, the North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) and the Fraternity & Sorority Political Action Committee (FSPAC) released the following statements….

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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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40th Year Reunion Brings Alpha Brothers back to Lexington

Published on: March 14, 2017

Some had not seen each other in over a few decades, but the Kappa Alpha Order initiation ceremony changed all of that for a group of 1977 Alpha Chapter initiates. Neil Treger was initiated into the Alpha Chapter at Washington and Lee University in 1977, along with three dozen other men from around the nation….

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Call to the 77th Convention

Published on: February 1, 2017

CALL TO THE 77th CONVENTION Pursuant to Kappa Alpha Laws Article 1, Section 131, the 37th Executive Council has designated that the 77th Session of the Convention shall be held August 3 through August 5, 2017, at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch, 315 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, Missouri. The Opening Meeting for…

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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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KA National Office Staff Raises $2,000 for Prostate Cancer Research

Published on: November 9, 2016

For the fifth straight year the men of the national administrative staff grew beards during National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Throughout the month of September, the staff participated in Septembeard, raising a total of $2,215.99 from friends, family, and colleagues. Septembeard is a not-for-profit organization with a simple, focused goal: eradicating prostate cancer, the second leading cause of…

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Kappa Alpha Order Serves the North American Interfraternity Conference Foundation

Published on: October 25, 2016

Kappa Alpha Order is proud to be involved in the interfraternal community, and the Order was well represented at THE Foundations Seminar hosted August 22nd through the 24th by the North American Interfraternity Conference Foundation in Indianapolis, Indiana. Former Knight Commander and Chief Development Officer Ben W. Satcher, Jr. (Delta Omicron–Clemson ’79) was the Chairman of the NICF’s…

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Sesquicentennial Time Capsule Sealed

Published on: August 3, 2016

During the final celebration on December 21, 2015, the leaders of the Order closed the Sesquicentennial Time Capsule, and, concluded the Sesquicentennial Celebration. Items included are letters of greeting, congratulations, and resolutions, from colleges and university, states, and governors across the country, celebration coins and other souvenirs; letters from Former Knight Commanders, books, and various…

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