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2022 Interns

Published on: June 6, 2022

The Kappa Alpha Order Internship Program was created to provide deserving undergraduates with the desire to become better educated and informed on both the public and private sectors of our national government. In addition, this program will give undergraduates the opportunity to gain professional work experience while living in Washington, D.C., Dallas, Texas, or Atlanta,…

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Journal and KA Receive Top Awards from Fraternity Communications Association

Published on: May 16, 2022

The 2022 Annual Conference of the Fraternity Communications Association (FCA) was held April 27–29. At the Recognition Banquet, the Order and the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation received three first-place awards and one third-place award. Two of these were in the top two award categories of the Association:  1st Place, Critics’ Choice – Logo –…

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Spring 2022 Journal – Unknown Legend

Published on: April 20, 2022

Spring 2022 – “Unknown Legend” This issue features the unknown legend of Jack Jacobs (Beta Eta–Oklahoma ’39), a young man from the Creek Nation who would become a football star in college and two countries.  Knight Commander’s Message C. Douglas Simmons III proudly shares that the Order is thriving and provides updates. [Read More] Who…

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Singleton Selected to Board of Trustees of the Southern Association for College Student Affairs Foundation

Published on: March 17, 2022

Gregory R. Singleton (Gamma Gamma–Memphis ’82), associate vice president for student affairs and dean of students at Austin Peay State University, was recently selected for a 3-year term on the Board of Trustees for the Southern Association for College Student Affairs Foundation (SASCA). SASCA is an independent, regional, and generalist association designed for the professional…

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2021 Award for Chapter Excellence

Published on: February 10, 2022

This spring, hundreds of undergraduate officers and future leaders of their respective chapters met at one of five regional Officer Training Conferences throughout the nation. Along with educational programming on scholarship, risk management, sexual misconduct, Ritual, and other areas of chapter operations, chapters were recognized for their achievements for the previous calendar year. Chapters are recognized…

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Chiles Court Inducts Washington University and Southern Illinois Alumni

Published on: February 10, 2022

The Gateway Alumni Chapter held a Convivium in St. Louis, Missouri. The late Dr. Robert W. Kaps (Beta Theta–Washington’64) and Gateway Alumni Chapter President Anthony M. Maheu (Zeta Sigma–Southern Illinois ’11) were inducted into the Chiles Province Court of Honor. Dr. Robert W. Kaps (Beta Theta–Washington’64) Kaps is a 1964 initiate of the Beta Theta…

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2022 National Undergraduate Chairman and Vice Chairman Elected

Published on: January 14, 2022

On January 8, 2022, the Undergraduate Conference met at the Number I’s Leadership Institute and elected Jake A. Netterville (Alpha Gamma–Louisiana State ’19) and Devin J. Muni (Delta Gamma–Old Dominions ’21) as the 2021 National Undergraduate Chairman and Vice Chairman. Jake and Devin will represent the undergraduate members during meetings of the Executive Council and…

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Passing of Paul Artman, Former Irwin Province Commander

Published on: January 3, 2022

The Honorable Paul C. Artman, Jr. (Delta Beta–Delta State ’70), former Commander of the Emmett Lee Irwin Province, passed away on December 28, at the age of 70. His obituary may be found here.  First elected Irwin Province Commander on February 13, 1982, Artman had previously served as Delta Beta Chapter Alumnus Advisor for nine…

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Alpha Kappa Chapter Restored at Missouri

Published on: December 15, 2021

On Friday, November 19th, 2021, Knight Commander C. Douglas Simmons III (Beta Tau–Mississippi State ’95) re-issued the Alpha Kappa Charter to the gentlemen of the University of Missouri Provisional Chapter. The ceremony and banquet were held at The Atrium on Tenth in Columbia, Missouri, and were well attended by alumni, parents, staff, and volunteers. Since…

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2021 Irwin Court of Honor Induction

Published on: December 14, 2021

On Thursday, October 14, 2021, the Emmett Lee Irwin Province Court of Honor held an induction ceremony at the Fairview Inn, in Jackson, Mississippi, with record attendance. This honors those distinguished alumni who have given their time, energy, and service to KA. View photos from the event on the Order’s Facebook Page. The following men…

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