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Archive of: Recognition

Northwestern State Alumnus Selected to Alumni Hall of Distinction

Published on: October 7, 2021

Thomas N. Whitehead (Gamma Psi–Northwestern State ’72) was one of six distinguished Northwestern State University alumni who were named to NSU’s Alumni Hall of Distinction, the Long Purple Line, in 2020.  After being postponed twice due to COVID-19, the group will be honored on October 22, 2021, at the Natchitoches Events Center, followed by a noon…

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FGCU Alumnus Named to University Foundation Board of Directors

Published on: October 4, 2021

The Florida Gulf Coast University Foundation Inc. approved its slate of officers, elected four new board members, and re-elected another four members for a second term. Included in the newly elected board members is Brett W. Diamond (Zeta Pi–Florida Gulf Coast ’08). Brett is a native of Naples and serves as the chief innovation officer…

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KAOEF Recognized for Best New Development Idea

Published on: October 4, 2021

On Tuesday, August 24, 2021, the Foundation for Fraternal Excellence held its 2021 Awards Program and honored nine member organizations for their outstanding work and for excelling and innovating in particular areas. The Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation (KAEOF) was recognized with the Best New Development Idea for the Rose Circle of the Crimson &…

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Accolade for Interfraternal Service Presented to Marc Stine

Published on: September 24, 2021

During the 79th Convention and Brotherhood Weekend held July 29–31, 2021, at The Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, Arizona, Marc Stine was presented with the Order’s Accolade for Interfraternal Service. The award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding service to the Greek or fraternity community. The award is granted by a majority vote of the Executive…

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Award for Fraternal Excellence Presented to Tennessee’s Amanda Samsel

Published on: September 24, 2021

During the 79th Convention and Brotherhood Weekend held July 29–31, 2021, at The Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, Arizona, Amanda Samsel was presented with the Order’s Award for Fraternal Excellence. The award recognizes a faculty member, a higher education staff member, or an administrator, for excellence and achievement in support of or service to a member,…

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Inaugural Induction of the Traylor Province Court of Honor

Published on: September 23, 2021

The recently renamed Traylor Province, consisting of Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio,  held a Court of Honor induction ceremony on Friday, September 10, 2021. The ceremony was held at the SILO Auto Club and Conservancy in Indianapolis, Indiana. The following four brothers were added to the Court’s roll: The purpose of the Court of Honor is to recognize…

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Houston Baptist Alumnus Recognized with Certificate of Service

Published on: August 25, 2021

During the 79th Convention and Brotherhood Weekend held at The Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, Arizona, Douglas B. “Doug” Harris (Delta Sigma–Houston Baptist ’73) was presented with a Certificate of Service for his two consecutive terms as Chief Alumnus. With more than 30 years in marketing and clients around the world, Doug Harris has earned a…

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Stanford Alumnus Recognized with Certificate of Honor

Published on: August 25, 2021

During the 79th Convention and Brotherhood Weekend held at The Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, Arizona, Knight Commander C. Douglas Simmons III presented a Certificate of Honor to Christopher Morace (Alpha Pi–Stanford ’92). The Certificate of Honor was established to honor an alumnus who has made significant contributions to Active Chapters and is granted by the…

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Florida Gulf Coast Alumnus Named Faculty Advisor of the Year

Published on: August 25, 2021

During the 79th Convention and Brotherhood Weekend held at The Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, Arizona, Altony “Tony” Lee III (Zeta Pi–Florida Gulf Coast ’17) was presented with the Order’s Faculty Advisor of the Year award. This recognition was established to annually recognize a faculty advisor for excellence and achievement. Tony has been the faculty advisor…

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Tulsa Senior Recognized for Leadership by National Fraternity Trade Association

Published on: August 11, 2021

It was recently announced that Dominic J. “Dom” Lupo (Mu–Tulsa ’19) would be one of eight recipients of the 2021 Undergraduate Award of Distinction by the North American Interfraternity Conference. This recognition seeks to recognize fraternity men who have found in their experience an outlet for developing as both a leader and a better man….

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