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Singleton wins Outstanding First-Year Student Advocate Award

Published on: April 6, 2020

Gregory R. Singleton (Gamma Gamma–Memphis ’82), Forester Province Commander and National Scholarship Officer, was recently recognized by the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition as one of 10 national recipients of their Outstanding First-Year Student Advocate Award. For more than 30 years, the award has honored college faculty, administrators, staff,…

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Arkansas-Fort Smith Homecoming King Crowned

Published on: March 4, 2020

Luis “Wicho” Negrete Becerra and Taely Dedmon Homecoming King and Queen Saturday, February 29, 2020 The Roaring 20s slate of homecoming festivities at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith culminated in the crowning of students Luis “Wicho” Negrete Becerra (Zeta Rho–Arkansas-Fort Smith ’17) of Saltillo, Mexico and Taely Dedmon of Mansfield as 2020 Homecoming…

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Arkansas State Sophomore Receives Agriculture Scholarship

Published on: February 27, 2020

STUTTGART STUDENT WINS FRANZEN SCHOLARSHIP By Arkansas State University JONESBORO – Cameron Seidenschwarz, a sophomore majoring in plant and soil science with an emphasis in agronomy at Arkansas State University, has been awarded the Katherine E. Franzen Memorial Scholarship for 2019-20. The Franzen family selects the award winner each spring semester. “I would really like…

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UGA Alumnus 2019 Georgia Farmer of the Year

Published on: February 24, 2020

Robert Dickey named 2019 Georgia Farmer of the Year By Sharon Dowdy for CAES News Crawford County peach farmer Robert Dickey (Gamma–Georgia ’72)has been named the 2019 Georgia Farmer of the Year. A fourth-generation farmer, Dickey manages approximately 1,000 acres of peaches and 3,000 acres of timberland with the help of his 90-year-old father, Bob…

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2020 Hamilton Court of Honor Induction Ceremony & Dinner

Published on: February 11, 2020

On Saturday, February 8, 2020, the William Sprigg Hamilton Province Court of Honor held an induction ceremony at Moody Hall on the post of Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia. This honors those distinguished alumni who have given their time, energy and service to KA. The following men were recognized and invested with the provincial…

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Overcoming Adversity to Publish Book

Published on: December 16, 2019

by Rick Moore Scott Sergent (Delta Delta–East Tennessee State ’85), writing under the pen name of Ivan Scott, has released his second novel, Redhead in a Blue Convertible. It’s the story of a Georgia doctor whose life crumbles when she loses a patient, and how she learns to appreciate her life again when she meets…

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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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