Kappa Alpha Order

Moral Compass

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Values in Action

Published on: August 3, 2020

Editor’s Note: Marlon Gibson joined the KA national staff in January 2020, but his relationship with the Order has spanned several years. After KA and Marlon’s personal and professional paths crossed several times, yielding success at each turn, he was recruited to be the first Director of Community Engagement focused diversity, equity, and inclusion, in…

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KAOEF to Host 23rd Annual Bid for Brotherhood

Published on: July 8, 2020

This year, the KAOEF will host its 23rd annual Bid for Brotherhood (B4B), an exciting and engaging fundraising auction event, on Saturday, August 1, 2020, at the Kappa Alpha Order National Administrative Office in Lexington, Virginia, TICKETS Tickets are $75 per person for general admission. For current members of the Crimson & Gold Society, tickets…

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Shelton Honored for Service to Fraternity Communications Association

Published on: May 27, 2020

During the virtually-held 2020 annual meeting of the Fraternity Communication Association (FCA), former Journal editor Todd Shelton (Delta Lambda–Middle Tennessee State ’91) was recognized with the Marilyn Simpson Ford Distinguished Service Award. Named after longtime editor of Phi Beta Phi’s The Arrow, this award honors individuals who have diligently worked to advance the FCA’s vision…

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KAOEF Launches COVID-19 Relief Fund for #GivingTuesday

Published on: May 1, 2020

The needs of Kappa Alpha Order’s undergraduate brothers are rapidly changing in the wake of COVID-19 as many are dealing with unexpected financial hardships and other challenges. We see it as a responsibility of KA to aid and support our brothers in circumstances like these. Therefore, the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation is joining #GivingTuesday, a global day of…

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Singleton wins Outstanding First-Year Student Advocate Award

Published on: April 6, 2020

Gregory R. Singleton (Gamma Gamma–Memphis ’82), Forester Province Commander and National Scholarship Officer, was recently recognized by the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition as one of 10 national recipients of their Outstanding First-Year Student Advocate Award. For more than 30 years, the award has honored college faculty, administrators, staff,…

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Navigating with KA’s Moral Compass – Travel Suggestions and Experience

Published on: March 18, 2020

Dear Brothers, The Order and its leadership remain concerned for every brother. We want you to remain healthy both physically and mentally, and we want the same for your families and friends. We know many campuses are closing for the remainder of the semester. First, we want to acknowledge how deeply upsetting the COVID-19 situation has…

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McNeese State Celebrates 50 Years

Published on: February 24, 2020

Our attendance was over 250 people on Friday night at the KA house, and over 300 people Saturday night at the Country Club. The fact that we had all the Charter members in town and honoring them was probably the highlight of the weekend for me. Reconnecting so many alumni was a daunting task for…

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2020 Hamilton Court of Honor Induction Ceremony & Dinner

Published on: February 11, 2020

On Saturday, February 8, 2020, the William Sprigg Hamilton Province Court of Honor held an induction ceremony at Moody Hall on the post of Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia. This honors those distinguished alumni who have given their time, energy and service to KA. The following men were recognized and invested with the provincial…

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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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