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Randolph-Macon Restored as Zeta Chapter

Published on: November 18, 2019

On Thursday, November 11th, 2019, at the Birdsong Hall on campus of Ranolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia, Knight Commander C. Douglas Simmons III (Beta Tau–Mississippi State ’95) re-issued the Zeta Charter to the gentlemen of the Randolph-Macon College Provisional Chapter. The ceremony and banquet were well attended by alumni and guests. The Provisional Chapter received…

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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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Chapter Update – Missouri S&T – Fall 2019

Published on: November 7, 2019

The Beta Alpha Chapter has been extremely busy this Semester! Our Homecoming brought Alumni from all over the country, Brother Graziani from Nationals even flew in to be our Guest of Honor and Speaker. We organized and worked a Campus-wide blood drive, multiple clothing and food drives, highway cleanups, sold chicken wings and ran a…

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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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South Carolina Supports Camp for Children with Cancer and Blood Disorders

Published on: June 22, 2019

On June 12, 2019, Rho Chapter at the University of South Carolina, along with Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Kappa Delta, and Tri-Delta,  donated $1,700 towards a dinner meal for Camp KEMO at their annual summer camp program. Camp KEMO was started in 1980 with the goal of helping families navigate through dealing with childhood cancer and…

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Two Brothers Recognized by Austin Peay State

Published on: June 21, 2019

Two undergraduate brothers were recognized with prestigious awards by Austin Peay State University. Tyler J. Hagemann (Zeta Tau–Austin Peay State ’17) was recognized with the Mr. Governor Award and Colin A. Crist (Zeta Tau–Austin Peay State ’19) received the Harvill Citizenship Award. Tyler is the third KA in a row to receive the Mr. Governor…

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South Carolina KA Helps Lacrosse Team Win National Championship

Published on: June 14, 2019

On May 11, 2019 freshman Andrew Cooke (Rho–South Carolina ’18) and the South Carolina Gamecocks Club Lacrosse Team won the MCLA National Championship in Salt Lake City, Utah. The team knocked off the number one seed California 13-8 to win the national tournament. Their route to the National Championship included beating Santa Clara, Liberty, and…

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Two KAs Recognized Nationally by North-American Interfraternity Conference

Published on: June 4, 2019

Two distinguished brothers have been recognized by the North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) for exemplifying excellence in leadership, service, and education within the fraternal community. John Price McGiffert, Jr. (Alpha Beta–Alabama ’15) has been selected to receive the Undergraduate Award of Distinction for his leadership and character as the President of the Student Government Association (SGA)…

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Mercer Raises $2,000 to Support MDA

Published on: April 29, 2019

The dedicated members of the Kappa Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order Fraternity at Mercer University recently hosted a golf tournament to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Through the golf tournament, the chapter raised $2,000 to benefit local kids and adults with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related life-threatening diseases. “The members of Kappa Alpha Order…

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