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Journal and KA Receive Top Awards from Fraternity Communications Association

Published on: May 16, 2022

The 2022 Annual Conference of the Fraternity Communications Association (FCA) was held April 27–29. At the Recognition Banquet, the Order and the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation received three first-place awards and one third-place award. Two of these were in the top two award categories of the Association:  1st Place, Critics’ Choice – Logo –…

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West Florida Recognized for Campus Engagement

Published on: May 2, 2022

The University of West Florida Provisional Chapter received an award from Fraternity and Sorority Life for Campus Engagement. “I believe that campus engagement is a very important aspect of fraternity sorority life,” Number I James “Ryley” Barker said. “Not only does it help the members of your organization see how other organizations work but also…

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Arkansas Brother Named Homecoming King

Published on: April 12, 2022

The Associated Student Government and Alumni Association announced Jack L. Berg (Alpha Omicron–Arkansas ’19) and Grace Crain as the 2021 Homecoming King and Queen and crowned them at the 2021 Homecoming football game hosted at the Razorback Stadium Saturday, Oct. 16. Grace Crain of Little Rock, a senior marketing major in the Sam M. Walton…

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Whitehead Named Among Louisiana Legends Honorees

Published on: March 30, 2022

For more than 30 years, Friends of LPB has honored Louisiana’s best and brightest as Louisiana Legends and this year a Natchitoches man is among the honorees. They have distinguished themselves in fields as diverse as philanthropy, science, sports, environmental conservation, and the humanities. Thomas N. Whitehead (Gamma Psi–Northwestern State ’72), expert and preservationist for the Clementine Hunter…

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2021 Award for Chapter Excellence

Published on: February 10, 2022

This spring, hundreds of undergraduate officers and future leaders of their respective chapters met at one of five regional Officer Training Conferences throughout the nation. Along with educational programming on scholarship, risk management, sexual misconduct, Ritual, and other areas of chapter operations, chapters were recognized for their achievements for the previous calendar year. Chapters are recognized…

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Missouri S&T Recognized for Outstanding Scholastic Program by University

Published on: January 11, 2022

During the Greek Awards Banquet at Missouri University of  Science and Technology on November 11, 2022, the Beta Alpha Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order was recognized for Outstanding Scholastic Program. The Chapter achieved a 3.340 overall grade point average in the fall of 2020 and a 3.571 in the spring of 2021. “At the Beta…

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Leake Inducted into Oklahoma State Greek Hall of Fame

Published on: November 1, 2021

On October 28, 2021, Sam O. Leake, Jr. (Beta Xi–Oklahoma State ’61) was inducted into the Oklahoma State University Fraternity and Sorority Hall of Fame. The ceremony, which was held during Homecoming week, included the induction of the 2020 and 2021 classes and was attended by Sam’s wife Lynn, Executive Director Larry Stanton Wiese, Assistant…

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Georgia College Senior Recognized with Knight Commander’s Commendations

Published on: October 26, 2021

During the Knight Commander’s Banquet of the 79th Convention and Brotherhood Weekend, Turner P. Hargrave (Epsilon Nu–Georgia College ’18) was presented with the Knight Commander’s Commendation. The Knight Commander’s Commendation was created by the Executive Council to recognize outstanding service and leadership to the Order by members of Active Chapters. The award was established in 2020…

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High Point Brothers Recognized with Knight Commander’s Commendation

Published on: October 26, 2021

During the Knight Commander’s Banquet of the 79th Convention and Brotherhood Weekend, Alexander F. “Alex” Hallahan (Zeta Phi–High Point ’18) and Holden A. Quinn (Zeta Phi–High Point ’17) were presented with the Knight Commander’s Commendation. The Knight Commander’s Commendation was created by the Executive Council to recognize outstanding service and leadership to the Order by…

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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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