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Missouri S&T Alumnus Donates $5M for New ‘Front Door’ to Campus

Published on: January 7, 2021

REPOSTED ARTICLE BY Claudette Riley at the Springfield News-Leader A couple that has long supported Missouri University of Science and Technology gave $5 million to support a new arrival district that will create a “front door” to the Missouri S&T campus. The gift from Tim Bradley (Beta Alpha–Missouri S&T ’74) and his wife Kay will…

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Beta Gamma Chapter Restored at Charleston

Published on: December 1, 2020

On Saturday, November 21st, 2020, Knight Commander C. Douglas Simmons III (Beta Tau–Mississippi State ’95) re-issued the Beta Gamma Charter to the gentlemen of the College of Charleston Provisional Chapter. The ceremony and banquet were held at Emeline in Charleston, South Carolina. Since the provisional chapter was established in April of 2019, members have been…

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MTSU Restored as Delta Lambda Chapter

Published on: December 1, 2020

On Saturday, November 14th, 2020, Knight Commander C. Douglas Simmons III (Beta Tau–Mississippi State ’95) re-issued the Delta Lambda Charter to the gentlemen of the Middle Tennessee State University Provisional Chapter. The ceremony and banquet were held at the Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Since the provisional chapter was established in December 2018, members have…

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Georgia College Raises $2,500 for Local Life Enrichment Center

Published on: November 2, 2020

The Epsilon Nu Chater at Georgia College and State University recently donated $2,500 to Baldwin County’s Life Enrichment Center (LEC), which serves individuals with intellectual and development disabilities. In the wake of COVID-19, the LEC facility was closed in March, and many in the area were without services until “LEC at Home,” a virtual way…

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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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