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KA’s Value of Reverence

Published on: March 24, 2020

Prayer and Video Devotional from KA’s National Chaplain Knight Commander C. Douglas Simmons III asked National Chaplain Dwain P. Knight to develop a prayer and video devotional for KA brothers. Virtual Devotional Prayer for Protection Lord, we are taught to pray without ceasing. In fact, many of the blessings God wants us to enjoy will…

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Take Philanthropy to the Next Level with CrowdChange

Published on: January 9, 2019

Kappa Alpha Order is excited to partner with CrowdChange to help our chapters raise more money for their philanthropy events, while also making their lives easier. This online fundraising platform offers tons of features to help chapters take their philanthropy events to the next level at no cost to them. Chapters have been EXTREMELY successful…

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Asking for Letters of Recommendation

Published on: September 23, 2018

Asking for Letters of Recommendation Courtesy of Stanford University Potential employers, scholarship and grant selection committees, and graduate school admissions offices depend heavily on recommendation letters to gain insight into applicants’ personal strengths, weaknesses and accomplishments. This kind of information cannot be readily gleaned from transcripts and test scores. So it is in your best…

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How to Track Your Chapter’s Community Service

Published on: September 7, 2018

Service is a great way to bond with brothers, recruit new members, mix with sororities, and, more especially, make a positive impact on the local community. Some campuses or Greek life offices have their own system for tracking community service hours, but if your campus doesn’t offer one, there is still hope! The best way…

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Personal Finance

Published on: July 23, 2018

Financial responsibility is something college students sometimes struggle with. This may be the first time many individuals experience the freedom and responsibility of managing their own finances. Some college students rely on their parents for a steady source of income, others rely on savings and many students have part-time or full-time jobs while enrolled. Whether…

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How to Tie a Tie – Five Tie Knots Every Man Should Know

Published on: July 22, 2018

Courtesy of Brooks Brothers, the oldest men’s clothier in the United States, here are instructions for five tie knots that every gentleman should know how to tie. Generally, local Brooks Brother stores will host or send a representative to your chapter/new member meeting to discuss professional dress. If interested, contact a store near you.

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Planning a Blood Drive in 4 Steps

Published on: March 23, 2018

Operation Crimson Gift is KA’s nation-wide effort to benefit local communities by hosting blood drives. This not only has a huge positive impact locally, but regionally and nationally as well with someone in the U.S needing blood every two seconds. So how can you and your chapter help? Host a blood drive! The process is…

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2018-19 KAOEF Scholarship Applications Now Open

Published on: September 7, 2017

The Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation is proud to support undergraduates with financial aid. Anyone interested in applying for a KAOEF Scholarship for the 2018 – 2019 academic year should complete the application by 11:59pm Eastern on February 2, 2018. 2017 – 2018 KAOEF Scholarship Application DIRECT ALL QUESTIONS TO Aaron Masey amasey@ka-order.org 540-463-1865

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Top 8 Tips for Successful Summer Recruitment

Published on: May 21, 2017

School’s out for summer! Well, at least for those not taking courses to catch up or get ahead. This is often the time of year when chapter members disengage and are not as focused on doing things to move the chapter forward. However, this window of time has the potential to be some of the…

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Pull Together for KA Resources

Published on: November 30, 2016

Kappa Alpha Order and the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation (KAOEF) will host the Order’s second Day of Giving on December 21st, 2016 with the goal of pulling together 750 donors to the KAOEF.  Here are some resources for you, your chapter, or your alumni group to utilize. Don’t forget, your chapter can win prizes that benefit their…

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