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Restoration of Delta Omega Chapter at Baylor University

Published on: October 31, 2017

On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017, at the Mayborn Museum, Knight Commander Darren S. Kay (Alpha Eta–Westminster ’88) re-issued the Delta Omega Charter to the gentlemen of the Baylor University Provisional Chapter. The ceremony and banquet was well attended by alumni. The Baylor University Provisional Chapter received its provisional certificate in February, 2016, and since then the chapter…

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Hastings College Established as Provisional Chapter

Published on: October 18, 2017

On September 24, 2017, a group of fourteen men at Hastings College in Hastings, Nebraska, were inducted into Kappa Alpha Order as members awaiting initiation. John T. Rooney (Alpha Eta–Westminster ’88), Commander of Henry C. Chiles Province, was present to issue the men their provisional certificate as the Hastings College Provisional Chapter of Kappa Alpha…

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Coastal Raises $1500 and Promotes Men’s Health

Published on: December 5, 2016

The Coastal Carolina University Provisional Chapter raised over $1,500 for the Movember Foundation USA! “Our donations will go towards tackling some of the biggest health issues faced by men such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and poor mental health,” said Kevin Hughes, Number VIII. In addition to raising funds, the chapter raised awareness on campus…

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North Texas Receives Provisional Certificate

Published on: December 5, 2016

The University of North Texas Provisional Chapter (Gamma Lambda) received its provisional certificate on Sunday, November 20th, 2016 at the Greek Life Center. The ceremony and reception, which inducted 19 men into the Order and installed the nine officers of the provisional chapter, was attended by numerous alumni, family members and friends. View photos from the ceremony on KA’s…

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Baylor KA Receives Provisional Certificate

Published on: March 7, 2016

The Baylor University Provisional (Delta Omega) Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order received it’s provisional certificate on Sunday, February 28th, 2016 at the Bill Daniel Student Center. Along with 29 men being inducted into the Order, the nine officers of the provisional chapter were installed.   Congratulations to our newly inducted brothers at Arkansas Tech University! Larry…

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Arkansas Tech KA Receives Provisional Certificate

Published on: March 7, 2016

The Arkansas Tech University Provisional (Epsilon Zeta) Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order received it’s provisional certificate on Sunday, March 6th, 2016 at the Doc Bryan Student Services Center. Along with 19 men being inducted into the Order, the nine officers of the provisional chapter were installed by H. David Pinson (Epsilon Zeta – Arkansas Tech ’00), Commander…

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Halloween

Published on: October 8, 2014

By Greg Waterworth (Beta Kappa- University of Maryland ’10) It is that time of the year when many of our chapters plan theme parties. Whether Halloween parties, or mixers, the themes that are chosen say a great deal about the sponsoring organizations. Choose poorly, and your chapter’s bad judgment could show up in the news…

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Alumni Engagement: Utilizing an E-newsletter Template

Published on: August 8, 2014

By Brent Buswell (Beta Eta- University of Oklahoma ’09) There are many things that help to contribute to a good chapter, but continual alumni involvement can take a chapter from good to great.  The ability to communicate with alumni is a very integral aspect of chapter operations, yet it is one of the most difficult…

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Philanthropy: An Introduction (1)

Published on: August 8, 2014

By Greg Waterworth (Beta Kappa – Maryland ’10) The benefits of a well-executed philanthropy event have wide spread positive outcomes for any chapter, internally and externally. The unfortunate reality is many chapters in Kappa Alpha Order struggle to organize a “successful” philanthropy event. Many events are thrown together in hast, while others fail to inspire…

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Why We Recruit

Published on: August 8, 2014

By Jeremy Duke (Delta Lambda- Middle Tennessee State University ’09) With fall fast approaching it is important to remember why we, as KAs, recruit. It is often said that our ritual is the life blood that connects every brother of the Order. We would not be able to survive without our ritual. If this is…

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