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Archive of: Recognition

McNeese 2019 Homecoming King

Published on: October 29, 2019

McNeese State University students Hailey Goodwin, a nursing senior from Lake Charles, and Steven Gros (Delta Xi–McNeese State ’16), an agricultural sciences senior from Napoleonville, have been named McNeese’s 2019 Homecoming Queen and King. The royal pair and court were presented during halftime ceremonies at the McNeese Cowboys vs. Houston Baptist Huskies football game on…

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Honored by Boy Scouts with Americanism Awards

Published on: October 17, 2019

The Northwest Texas Council of Boy Scouts of America (BSA) recognized Stephen A. “Reno” Gustafson (Gamma Omega–Midwestern State ’76) with the Americanism Award, which honors those “who have truly exhibited the ideals and values of being an American.” A luncheon was held at the Wichita Falls Country Club on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, with Kent R….

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Tulsa Alumnus Inducted into HS Sports Hall of Fame

Published on: October 2, 2019

By Olivia Indelicato James D. “Jim” Miller (Mu–Tulsa ’63) was inducted into the Edison High School Hall of Fame as a Distinguished Alumni at the first annual Edison Prep Distinguished Alumni Award Ceremony on September 11, 2019. Jim is one of three inaugural inductees, alongside former Tulsa mayor Susan Savage, and Spencer Tillman, a current…

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Brain Researcher Featured by University of Florida

Published on: October 1, 2019

Jeremy C. McIntyre, Ph.D. (Zeta Lambda–Bowling Green State ’99), is the first investigator featured for MBI Rising Stars, a video series highlighting up-and-coming neuroscience researchers at the University of Florida. An assistant professor of neuroscience, McIntyre studies the cellular mechanisms involved with olfactory function, addiction and a variety of other physiological conditions. His lab examines…

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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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Neely and West Recognized as Alumnus Advisor of the Year

Published on: August 14, 2019

At the 78th Convention & Brotherhood Weekend in New Orleans, Louisiana, Knight Commander Kay recognized Frederick L. “Fred” Neely, Jr. (Epsilon–Emory ’63) and Andrew C. West (Epsilon–Emory ’90) as the Alumnus Advisor of Year. The Alumnus Advisor of the Year Award is given annually to recognize an alumnus advisor for excellence and achievement. “I am…

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Westminster Alumnus Wins Annual Partner Achievement Award

Published on: August 9, 2019

Clayton M. Harrison (Alpha Eta–Westminster ’14) says Westminster College provided him with a wealth of opportunities for building lasting relationships. As a result, relationship building has become an award-winning skill for the Senior Program Specialist with Cerner Corporation in Kansas City, MO: Harrison received an Annual Partner Achievement Award from the Healthcare Division of Nuance…

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SC Attorney Named to 2019 Legal Elite of the Midlands

Published on: August 9, 2019

Jonathan P. “JP” Lee (Rho–South Carolina ’99), a shareholder with Sojourner, Caughman & Thomas, LLC, was recently named to Columbia Business Monthly’s 2019 Legal Elite of the Midlands. Tax & Estate Planning Law Jonathan P. Lee Sojourner Caughman & Thomas, LLC Jonathan P. Lee is a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate…

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Two Brothers Recognized by Austin Peay State

Published on: June 21, 2019

Two undergraduate brothers were recognized with prestigious awards by Austin Peay State University. Tyler J. Hagemann (Zeta Tau–Austin Peay State ’17) was recognized with the Mr. Governor Award and Colin A. Crist (Zeta Tau–Austin Peay State ’19) received the Harvill Citizenship Award. Tyler is the third KA in a row to receive the Mr. Governor…

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EY Entrepreneur of the Year

Published on: June 21, 2019

Win Cramer (Beta Eta–Oklahoma ’96), CEO of JLab Audio, an award-winning Bluetooth headphone brand, received the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award in the Technology and Services category in San Diego. As the world’s most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs, Entrepreneur Of The Year recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation,…

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