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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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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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Murray State KA Raises Funds for Special Olympics

Published on: January 16, 2019

Members of the Murray State Provisional Chapter played an important role in the October 2018 Murray State University Campus Plunge, where participants were dunked in cold water (“freezin’ for a reason”) to benefit Special Olympics of Kentucky. The chapter’s efforts helped raise nearly $2,000 of more than $10,000 that was raised to benefit the charity,…

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Middle Tennessee State Recolonized

Published on: January 4, 2019

The Middle Tennessee State University Provisional Chapter was re-colonized on Monday, December 3, 2018, in the ballroom of the Student Union on campus at MTSU. Nineteen men were inducted and will begin their quest to complete their chartering requirements to become a fully-installed Active Chapter. The ceremony was well attended by parents, girlfriends, and Delta…

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Randolph-Macon Recolonized

Published on: December 4, 2018

The Randolph-Macon College Provisional Chapter was re-colonized on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, at Birdsong Hall on the campus of Randolph-Macon College. Twenty-two men were inducted and will begin their quest to complete their chartering requirements to become a fully-installed Active Chapter. The ceremony was well attended by parents, girlfriends, and Zeta Chapter alumni. Jayme Watkins, Director of…

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Bleating the Heat: KA Hosts Goat Yoga

Published on: September 6, 2018

Bleating the Heat: KA Hosts Goat Yoga, by Whitney Forbis Reposted from The Emory Wheel Vriksasana, or Tree Pose, is a balancing act in which yogis stand on one leg, their other foot resting lightly on their ankle. Transfixing their Drishti, or “Yogic Gaze,” onto a still object, the practitioner wobbles toward near stillness. Suddenly, a…

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Purdue Provisional Chapter Established

Published on: April 30, 2018

On Sunday, April 29, 2018, a group of seventeen men at Purdue University were inducted into Kappa Alpha Order as members awaiting initiation. Province Commander Jeffrey W. Love (Epsilon Rho–Purdue ’86) installed the chapter officers, and Knight Commander Darren S. Kay (Alpha Eta–Westminster ’88) presented the group with their provisional certificate as the Purdue University…

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Murray State Provisional Chapter Established

Published on: April 28, 2018

On Friday, April 27, 2018, a group of fifteen men at Murray State University were inducted into Kappa Alpha Order as members awaiting initiation at the SpringHill Suites in Murray, Kentucky. Province Commander Collin P. Taylor (Delta Mu–Eastern Kentucky ’96) installed the chapter officers and presented the group with their provisional certificate as the Murray…

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Emory Provisional Chapter Established

Published on: March 28, 2018

On Sunday, March 25, 2018, a group of thirty-one men at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, were inducted into Kappa Alpha Order as members awaiting initiation. Province Commander Lee P. Oliver III (Kappa–Mercer ’86) installed the chapter officers and presented the group with their provisional certificate as the Emory University Provisional Chapter of Kappa Alpha…

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Missouri State Provisional Chapter Established

Published on: November 15, 2017

On November 14, 2017, a group of twenty-two men at Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri, were inducted into Kappa Alpha Order as members awaiting initiation. Councilor Dr. James M. “Jim” Schmuck (Alpha Eta–Westminster ’69) was present to issue the men their provisional certificate as the Missouri State University Provisional Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order…

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