Kappa Alpha Order

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Archive of: Risk Management

2017 Awards for Chapter Excellence

Published on: April 3, 2018

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

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Alternatives to Designated Driving Programs

Published on: August 24, 2016

By Tullis Beasley As we open up a busy Fall semester full of recruitment, game days, socials/mixers, and formals we need to get ahead of the curve when it comes to safe transportation of our members and guests. The top priority of every social event should be the safety and well-being of our members and…

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August 2016 Regulation Updates

Published on: August 4, 2016

The Executive Council adopted the following regulation during their meeting held on April 29th and 30th, 2016, in Indianapolis, Indiana, and during their meeting held on July 28th and 29th, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Pursuant to Kappa Alpha Laws Article 5, Section 121, these changes shall take effect August 14, 2016. R9-113. INELIGIBILITY FOR CHAPTER OFFICE. A member…

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Kappa Alpha Order Recognized by NIC for Sexual Assault Prevention Efforts

Published on: June 28, 2016

Kappa Alpha Order was recognized with the 2016 Laurel Wreath Award from the North-American Interfraternity Conference for development and implementation of the Social Strengths Workshop. The Laurel Wreath is presented to individuals or groups in recognition of their unique programs, community outreach, or influence within the fraternal world. Michael P. Wilson, chief financial officer of…

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Spring Time Awareness

Published on: March 9, 2016

Spring Break, St. Patrick’s Day, and Spring Formals are here! Make sure you and your brothers plan ahead. Adam Ritz is a nationally syndicated radio host and risk management consultant for a variety of fraternities and athletic teams. In the video below, he discusses the importance of forward thinking to events and having a plan with your…

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Tailgates and Homecoming

Published on: October 9, 2015

By Mason Tarpley It’s that time of year again where the leaves are falling, the air is getting cooler, and the glory that is college football is in full swing. With college football, also comes tailgating and game day parties, which can be a blast! When hosting tailgates, there a few things that you need…

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Hurricane Joaquin Precautions

Published on: October 1, 2015

This afternoon Hurricane Joaquin intensified and now is listed as a Category 4 hurricane. Prediction models have estimated that it will hit the United States early next week, and it will affect the majority of the states on the East coast. Also, many governors have declared a states of emergency, some areas have already been…

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Why is Recruitment and New Member Education Alcohol-Free?

Published on: August 24, 2015

By Mason Tarpley 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 it is against the law for anyone under 21 years old to drink, I think it is important to discuss other reasons why your chapter…

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5 Things to Remember Coming Back to Campus

Published on: August 24, 2015

By Tullis Beasley Headed back to school after a long summer break can be very exciting. You will get to catch up with your brothers, make new friends, and be away from your parents once again. Make sure to consider the following: 1)      The propensity to drink with brothers after a long summer away from…

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Kappa Alpha Order’s Fall Sexual Assault Workshop

Published on: August 24, 2015

Kappa Alpha Order and other interfraternal organizations are taking a stand against sexual assault with the development of a new educational program for college students. Recognizing that everyone plays a role in preventing sexual assault violence and creating a safer social culture, ten fraternities and sororities have adopted this program.   To develop a comprehensive…

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