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2020 National Undergraduate Chairman and Vice-Chairman Elected

Published on: January 27, 2020

Pursuant to the Constitution, Section 221, and Article 4, Sections 211 and 411 of the Bylaws, the Undergraduate Conference met at the Number I’s Leadership Institute on January 11, 2020, and elected the following officers for a one-year term. National Undergraduate Chairman Martin A. “Tripp” Knight III (Gamma Gamma–Memphis ’16) A junior from Memphis, Tennessee,…

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UNC-Charlotte Recolonized

Published on: December 3, 2019

The University of North Carolina-Charlotte Provisional Chapter was re-colonized on Wednesday, November 6, 2019, in the Lucas Room of the Cone Center on campus at UNCC. Twenty-one men were inducted and will begin their quest to complete their chartering requirements to become a fully-installed Active Chapter.  Province Commander Robert H. “Rob” Wall (Tau–Wake Forest ’95)…

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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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Emory Celebrates 150 Years of KA

Published on: September 27, 2019

On the weekend of Friday, September 20 and Saturday, September 21, the Epsilon Chapter at Emory University celebrated their 150th Anniversary. More than 180 brothers and guests enjoyed a weekend filled with events including a golf outing, brotherhood barbecue with Emory University President Claire E. Sterk in attendance, campus tour, open house, and celebration banquet…

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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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Schedule for the 78th Convention & Brotherhood Weekend

Published on: May 24, 2019

78th Convention & Brotherhood Weekend Hyatt Regency New Orleans New Orleans, Louisiana August 1–4, 2019 Register Now! Thursday, August 1 8am–11:30am Advisory Council Meeting, invitation only Strand 10 9am–5pm Convention Registration & Values Quarter Open Empire Foyer and Empire C and D 2–2:45pm Welcome and Convention Orientation Empire 3–5pm Convention Session I Empire 3–5pm KAOEF Crimson…

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Joyner Receives Knight Commander’s Accolade

Published on: May 10, 2019

During a Brotherhood Reception at the City Club of Wilmington in Wilmington, North Carolina on Thursday, May 2, 2019, Knight Commander Darren S. Kay bestowed the Knight Commander’s Accolade upon Max Ray Joyner Jr. (Gamma Rho–East Carolina ’79). The Knight Commander’s Accolade is the highest individual honor an alumnus can receive, bestowed in the sole discretion…

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2019 Hardeman Court of Honor

Published on: May 7, 2019

The John L. Hardeman Province Court of Honor held their annual induction ceremony on Saturday, April 27, 2019, at the Idle Hour Golf & Country Club in Macon, Georgia. Nearly sixty brothers and friends gathered to celebrate our beloved Kappa Alpha Order and those distinguished alumni who have given their time, energy and service to…

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Epsilon Chapter Restored at Emory

Published on: May 7, 2019

On Friday, April 26th, 2019, at the Ansley Golf Club in Atlanta, Georgia, Knight Commander Darren S. Kay (Alpha Eta–Westminster ’88) re-issued the Epsilon Charter to the gentlemen of the Emory University Provisional Chapter. The ceremony and banquet were well attended by alumni and guests. The Provisional Chapter received its provisional certificate in March 2018,…

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2019-20 KAOEF Scholarship Recipients

Published on: May 6, 2019

The Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation (KAOEF) Scholarship Program remains an important benefit to members of Kappa Alpha Order. As a primary focus of the KAOEF, these academic, merit and needs-based scholarships serve as an inspiration for excellence inside and out of the classroom and oftentimes prove the difference in whether recipients can continue their undergraduate…

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