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Centenary Number I Serves as Governor’s Fellow

Published on: October 15, 2020

Though Covid-19 limited what many of us did last summer, Patrick Riley (Alpha Iota–Centenary ’19) spent part of the summer months participating in the 2020 Governor’s Fellows Program in Louisiana Government in Baton Rouge. A senior and a political science major at Centenary, and the president of Alpha Iota, Riley underwent an arduous application process…

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Missouri Provisional Chapter Established

Published on: October 1, 2020

On Tuesday, September 29, 2020, a group of twenty-five men at the University of Missouri were inducted into Kappa Alpha Order as members awaiting initiation. Held on the front lawn of the Chapter House, Councilor James M. Schmuck (Alpha Eta–Westminster ’69) installed the chapter officers and led the Induction Ceremony with the assistance of Chiles…

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New Study Confirms Benefits of Fraternity Membership

Published on: September 10, 2020

A new national study has found that fraternity and sorority membership has a significant positive effect on college students–getting and keeping them engaged, satisfied, and successful. The study, conducted by Indiana University’s Professor Gary Pike, utilized one of the largest sample sizes of Greek versus non-affiliated students ever undertaken. The study used data from the…

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Centenary Leads on Campus as Student-Athletes

Published on: August 10, 2020

Cole Mrozek (Alpha Iota–Centenary ’20) and Sami Borchalli (Alpha Iota–Centenary ’19) have been named to the 2020-21 Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. The committee, comprised of five student-athletes, has a focused purpose, “to provide all Centenary student-athletes with an opportunity to present their perspective to the leadership of the school,” according to Centenary’s website. In addition, gives…

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Arkansas State Sophomore Awarded Agricultural Scholarship

Published on: July 23, 2020

Tiner Gunnell (Delta Eta–Arkansas State ’19), a sophomore majoring in agricultural systems technology at Arkansas State University, is the recipient of the $1,000 Katherine E. Franzen Memorial Scholarship for 2020-21. “I chose agricultural systems and technology for my major since I have been around farming all my life,” said Gunnell. “It seems to me this…

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William Jewell KA Named Academic All-American

Published on: July 6, 2020

Senior men’s track and field athlete Ryan Hoffman (Alpha Delta–William Jewell ’19) was named to the Academic All-America Second Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Ryan becomes just the second athlete in William Jewell’s history to be honored with the Academic All-America™ program which “celebrates outstanding academic and athletic achievement by student-athletes.”…

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William Jewell Athletes Honored for Academic Excellence

Published on: July 6, 2020

Four brothers of the Alpha Delta Chapter at William Jewell College were recognized by the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) as earning the GLVC Council of President’s Academic Excellence Award. Christian Chalabi ’17, Jack Gordon ’17, Ryan Hoffman ’19, and Logan McKinney ’17 join 29 other William Jewell senior student-athletes who were honored. According to…

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Centenary leader selected as 2020 Louisiana Governor’s Fellow

Published on: June 10, 2020

Patrick Riley (Alpha Iota–Centenary ’19), a political science senior, was chosen for the 2020 Governor’s Fellows Program in Louisiana Government. The Program is an opportunity for college and university students to experience public policy in action, learn the rich history and current affairs of Louisiana government, and earn three hours of academic credit. The extensive…

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South Carolina Helps Support Single Mother of Three during COVID-19

Published on: April 6, 2020

With COVID-19 shutting universities and businesses across the nation, many are left without a paying job. The Rho Chapter at the University of South Carolina decided to take care of one of their own during these difficult times. Alberta Garcia, a single mother of three, works to help keep the chapter house clean every day….

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Arkansas-Fort Smith Homecoming King Crowned

Published on: March 4, 2020

Luis “Wicho” Negrete Becerra and Taely Dedmon Homecoming King and Queen Saturday, February 29, 2020 The Roaring 20s slate of homecoming festivities at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith culminated in the crowning of students Luis “Wicho” Negrete Becerra (Zeta Rho–Arkansas-Fort Smith ’17) of Saltillo, Mexico and Taely Dedmon of Mansfield as 2020 Homecoming…

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