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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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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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