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Archive of: Recruitment

Bid Day: Alcohol-Free Version

Published on: September 7, 2012

Its against our Risk Mangement Policy. But what else can change your plans… by: Jesse S. Lyons, Director of Communications Brothers, listen up. Take a second and zoom back through history (for some a short few years, for others what seems a lifetime). Imagine it again. You’re 18, you just received your bid and you’re…

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Why is recruitment alcohol-free?

Published on: August 15, 2012

By: Nick Palmer (Delta Lambda – Middle Tennessee State ’04), Director of Chapter Development Why is recruitment alcohol-free? I often get questions about why recruitment has to be alcohol-free, and instead of offering you the most obvious reason, which is that is it is against the law for anyone under 21 years old to drink,…

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A Champion in So Many Ways

Published on: June 1, 2012

PGA PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Two-time PGA Champion Dave Stockton (Beta Sigma – Southern California ’61), the U.S. Captain in one of the most dramatic finales in Ryder Cup history, a tireless leader in philanthropic efforts, and one of the most sought-after instructors in golf, has been named the 2012 recipient of the PGA…

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WOO PIG SOOIE – KA returns to Arkansas!

Published on: April 20, 2012

The Order is proud to announce that plans are underway to restore the Alpha Omicron chapter at the University of Arkansas! After a lengthy selection process, KA was selected by the Interfraternity Council and University administration to return to campus, along with national fraternity, Beta Theta Pi, this coming fall. Staff, alumni, and administration are…

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Rush or Recruitment? NC State KAs say both!

Published on: April 3, 2012

Alpha Omega Chapter set a goal to initiate 15 men into the Order for the fall 2011 semester. After a well prepared and executed formal recruitment, the brothers picked up 11 great men. Number I Forrest Brooks and Recruitment Chairman Dustin Brann decided that though they got 11 excellent men, they did not hit their…

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The Order returns to UT-Arlington!

Published on: March 30, 2012

Kappa Alpha Order at University of Texas-Arlington has officially returned to restore Delta Iota Chapter. KA has a cherished tradition at UTA, and we look forward to a continuation of this tradition by building the absolute best chapter possible. Staff from the National Administrative Office have been on campus now for nearly a month recruiting…

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Wildcat Comeback – the Order returns to Arizona (Gamma Epsilon)

Published on: November 14, 2011

After almost a four-year absence, the Order has returned to the University of Arizona! The long road to restoring Gamma Epsilon (founded in 1949) began with national staff and alumni recruiting on campus. The alumni advisory committee was rebuilt, housing plans were laid out to set a timeline for the chapter to move back into…

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Ragin’ Cajuns Revitalized – Louisiana-Lafayette (Gamma Phi)

Published on: October 28, 2011

The Gamma Phi Chapter at University of Louisiana-Lafayette with the help of staff and alumni, turned their future around. Coming off a one-semester suspension for poor academic performance, the team worked together to re-establish the chapter as THE fraternity experience at ULL. With a focus on grades, organization, and planning, the plan was set. In…

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Mountaineer turn-around at West Virginia (Alpha Rho)

Published on: October 28, 2011

The Alpha Rho Chapter at West Virginia University had a mere 10 members left before this year. Coming off a one-semester suspension, and organizational changes, the future seemed uncertain. However, this was the year to restart the chapter and get things going again. National staff, alumni, and the remaining members of the chapter went to…

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Visiting Lexington – Pi Chapter New Members

Published on: September 29, 2011

Today the Pi Chapter members awaiting initiation, along with a number of officers, visited Lexington, Virginia, the National Administrative Office at Mulberry Hill, and all the great sites in town known as the birthplace of the Order! Congratulations to University of Tennessee, Pi Chapter, on inducting twenty-two (22) and best wishes as they are initiated…

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