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Knight Commander’s Accolade Conferred on Brothers Fellows, Lyons, and Wilson

Published on: August 1, 2016

Knight Commander Darren S. Kay conferred the Knight Commander’s Accolade upon Brent W. Fellows (Epsilon Theta–Western Kentucky), Jesse S. Lyons (Delta Alpha–Western Carolina ’98), and Michael P. Wilson (Alpha Theta–Transylvania ’00) during a dinner for the members of the Advisory Council on Saturday, July 30th at Red PrimeSteak in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The Knight Commander’s…

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2016 Emerging Leaders Academy Recap

Published on: August 1, 2016

June 9 through 12th, 2016 – Kappa Alpha Order held its annual Emerging Leaders Academy (ELA) at Washington and Lee University and Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, VA. Over 220 KA undergraduate attendees represented 70 undergraduate chapters of the Order. A total of 48 KAs arrived a day early and completed the Stewards of the Order program,…

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Regulations Updates & Active Member Dues

Published on: July 18, 2016

The Executive Council amended and adopted the following regulations during their meeting held on April 29th and 30th, 2015, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Pursuant to Kappa Alpha Laws Article 5, Section 121, these changes shall take effect May July 11, 2016. R13-112. MEMBERSHIP DUES FOR MEMBERS OF ACTIVE CHAPTERS. (2) Each Active Chapter shall pay dues as follows:…

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Michael Wilson to Depart KA Staff for NIC after 13 Years of Service

Published on: July 11, 2016

After more than 13 years of service to the Order, Michael Wilson, Assistant Executive Director for Alumni Affairs, is departing the staff of the National Administrative Office. He has accepted a position as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) beginning July 15th. While this is sad news for our office,…

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Investiture of Hon. Anita D. Filson as First Female District Judge in Virginia

Published on: July 5, 2016

Kappa Alpha Order was proud to host an investiture ceremony and reception for The Honorable Anita D. Filson on Monday, June 20th in the formal gardens of the National Administrative Office at Mulberry Hill. Hon. Filson was Administered of the Oath of Office as the first female Circuit Court Judge for the 25th District of the Commonwealth…

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Kappa Alpha Order Recognized by NIC for Sexual Assault Prevention Efforts

Published on: June 28, 2016

Kappa Alpha Order was recognized with the 2016 Laurel Wreath Award from the North-American Interfraternity Conference for development and implementation of the Social Strengths Workshop. The Laurel Wreath is presented to individuals or groups in recognition of their unique programs, community outreach, or influence within the fraternal world. Michael P. Wilson, chief financial officer of…

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Fall 2016 Associate Director Assignments

Published on: June 23, 2016

Kappa Alpha Order has five Associate Directors for Chapter Services (ADCS) and three Associate Directors for Chapter Development (ADCD). Each chapter is assigned a specific ADCS based on their province (KA’s regions), and ADCD are assigned to specific provisional chapters. Below are bios for the 2016-2017 Associate Directors and their respective assignments. A. Blake Ball (Zeta Tau – Austin…

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Beasley Named as Director of Leadership Education

Published on: June 8, 2016

Following the conclusion of a national search, Tullis D. Beasley (Delta Rho – Valdosta State ’09) has been named the Director of Leadership Education, effective June 16. Tullis has previously been serving in this role on an interim status. Tullis graduated from Valdosta State University in December, 2013, with a degree in Political Science. Tullis…

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Masey Hired by KAOEF

Published on: June 7, 2016

Aaron D. Masey has joined the staff of the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation as the Director of Annual Giving and Stewardship. His start date will be June 16. In this role, he will be primarily responsible for developing the strategic execution of the KA Leadership Fund annual fundraising campaign to include Bid for Brotherhood…

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Staff Departures: May 2016

Published on: May 24, 2016

On Friday, May 19, 2016, the Kappa Alpha Order National Administrative Office said farewell to Matthew T. Mandeville (Beta Rho – Roanoke ’12) and Brandon J. Steadman (Delta Lambda – Middle Tennessee ’11) who will be leaving staff and moving on in their professional careers. Brandon, who has served as Associate Director for Chapter Services…

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