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Dancing with the KAs – South Carolina Donates $25k to Camp for Children with Disabilities

Published on: November 13, 2019

On Friday November 1st, Rho chapter at the University of South Carolina hosted their annual philanthropy event for Camp Cole, Dancing with The KAs. The event is held each year to raise funds to complete construction of Camp Cole, an ADA-compliant, state-of-the-art facility currently being built in the Midlands of South Carolina for children and adults…

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KA Fall Fest offers games, festivities to benefit MDA

Published on: November 1, 2019

By Bridget Sjoberg | News Editor, Baylor Lariat Autumn-themed games and festivities will be present at Kappa Alpha Order’s third annual Fall Fest, which will raise money to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). This year’s Fall Fest will be held from 5-8 p.m. Friday in Burleson Quadrangle. San Antonio junior Chris Estrada serves as…

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McNeese 2019 Homecoming King

Published on: October 29, 2019

McNeese State University students Hailey Goodwin, a nursing senior from Lake Charles, and Steven Gros (Delta Xi–McNeese State ’16), an agricultural sciences senior from Napoleonville, have been named McNeese’s 2019 Homecoming Queen and King. The royal pair and court were presented during halftime ceremonies at the McNeese Cowboys vs. Houston Baptist Huskies football game on…

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Honored by Boy Scouts with Americanism Awards

Published on: October 17, 2019

The Northwest Texas Council of Boy Scouts of America (BSA) recognized Stephen A. “Reno” Gustafson (Gamma Omega–Midwestern State ’76) with the Americanism Award, which honors those “who have truly exhibited the ideals and values of being an American.” A luncheon was held at the Wichita Falls Country Club on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, with Kent R….

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Supporting SC Camp for Children

Published on: October 3, 2019

On October 29, 2019, several members of Rho Chapter at the University of South Carolina volunteered at Camp Cole’s second annual “Sprint to Shine” 5k trail run located at their new camp location. Members in the chapter helped set up, take down, and facilitate the race overall. There were over 100 runners at the event….

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Tulsa Alumnus Inducted into HS Sports Hall of Fame

Published on: October 2, 2019

By Olivia Indelicato James D. “Jim” Miller (Mu–Tulsa ’63) was inducted into the Edison High School Hall of Fame as a Distinguished Alumni at the first annual Edison Prep Distinguished Alumni Award Ceremony on September 11, 2019. Jim is one of three inaugural inductees, alongside former Tulsa mayor Susan Savage, and Spencer Tillman, a current…

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Ole Miss Alumnus Remembered with Scholarship

Published on: October 1, 2019

The late Glenn W. Cofield (Alpha Upsilon–Mississippi ’80) of Memphis, Tennessee, was known for waiting by cash registers at the grocery store, paying bills for large families and then leaving before anyone could thank him. He was a community servant who wanted no accolades. “Everyone should know how giving Glenn Cofield was and how much…

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Neely and West Recognized as Alumnus Advisor of the Year

Published on: August 14, 2019

At the 78th Convention & Brotherhood Weekend in New Orleans, Louisiana, Knight Commander Kay recognized Frederick L. “Fred” Neely, Jr. (Epsilon–Emory ’63) and Andrew C. West (Epsilon–Emory ’90) as the Alumnus Advisor of Year. The Alumnus Advisor of the Year Award is given annually to recognize an alumnus advisor for excellence and achievement. “I am…

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Westminster Alumnus Wins Annual Partner Achievement Award

Published on: August 9, 2019

Clayton M. Harrison (Alpha Eta–Westminster ’14) says Westminster College provided him with a wealth of opportunities for building lasting relationships. As a result, relationship building has become an award-winning skill for the Senior Program Specialist with Cerner Corporation in Kansas City, MO: Harrison received an Annual Partner Achievement Award from the Healthcare Division of Nuance…

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High Point KA Interns with MLB

Published on: August 9, 2019

High Point University rising senior Paul Clark is interning at Major League Baseball in New York City this summer. Clark, a business administration major with communication, finance and marketing minors at HPU, is working in MLB’s Office of the Commissioner in New York City. “Every day is different depending on what happens on the field,”…

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