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FGCU Swings for Big MDA Donation

Published on: November 18, 2018

The men of Zeta Pi at Florida Gulf Coast University hosted a golf tournament on Saturday, September 29th that raised exactly $10,000 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, the fifth year in a row for such a successful outing. Held at the Raptor Bay Golf Club in Bonita Springs, Florida, 25 teams played, with around only…

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KA Family Skis for Catalog Ad

Published on: November 8, 2018

Competition water skiers and brothers Reagan Burns (Gamma Tau–Sam Houston State ‘16) and Chandler Burns (Gamma Tau–Sam Houston State ‘17) are slated to appear online and in print in an Academy Sports + Outdoors catalog representing the company’s “O’Rageous” brand of life vests. The Burns brothers spent a 12-hour day doing a water photoshoot for…

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Citadel Brother Named to Academic All-American Team

Published on: November 6, 2018

2018 Google Cloud program recognizes extraordinary student athletes Both on the track and in the classroom, Will Braddock (Theta Commission—Citadel ’18) makes an impression. The College Sports Information Directors Association (CoSIDA) named him to the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-American first-team for his accomplishments at The Citadel. Braddock represents the Southern Conference as the only…

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2017-18 Winter & Spring Sports Spotlight

Published on: October 22, 2018

by Jay Langhammer

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Delta Phi Hosts Successful Golf Tourney

Published on: September 7, 2018

The men of Delta Phi at Jacksonville State staged another successful gold tournament in memory of KA brother Steve Smith (Delta Phi–Jacksonville State ’85) and his 21-year-old daughter, Sydney, who died tragically in a 2016 auto accident in Roswell, Georgia. The tournament, held at Pine Hill Country Club in Anniston, Alabama on Sunday, August 26th,…

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Transylvania Chapter Update – Spring 2018

Published on: August 31, 2018

Alpha Theta initiated 14 new members in January, bringing the total membership of the chapter to 39. Paul Stickel ’16, was elected IFC Vice President of Recruitment for the 2018-2019 school year; brothers Joe Shermock ’15 and John Stevenson ’16 also serve on the IFC. In addition, the chapter received its second consecutive Ammen Award for Chapter…

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Ben Oldham’s Career Culminates in SEC Post

Published on: August 21, 2018

Many KA brothers have excelled in careers involving athletics and academics, but perhaps none have achieved what Ben R. Oldham (Beta Delta–Georgetown ’63) has achieved in both fields. The lifelong Kentucky resident graduated from Georgetown College with a physics major and mathematics minor, beginning his career as a physics teacher at Tates Creek High School…

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Denius, Renowned Longhorns Booster and War Hero, Passes

Published on: August 20, 2018

A Kappa Alpha brother who was a member of America’s Greatest Generation, an author, and a legendary supporter of his alma mater’s football team, died on July 29 at age 93 at his Tarrytown, Texas home. Franklin W. Denius (Omicron–Texas ’46) was the epitome of a KA brother and gentleman, defending and supporting those in…

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Transylvania Alumni Golf Scramble

Published on: May 24, 2018

The Alpha Theta Chapter at Transylvania University held their annual alumni golf scramble on Saturday, May 19th, 2018. The event was a success and raised about $3,000 for the Bear Marthey Scholarship Fund.

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Rhodes College Names Athlete of the Year

Published on: April 30, 2018

Robert “Renn” Eason (Alpha Epsilon–Rhodes ’14) was named the 2018 recipient of the Rhodes College Walter E. Gay Award, honoring the Most Outstanding Athlete of the Year, by the Rhodes College Athletic Department during its annual Awards Ceremony April 25th. Renn was selected with for the athletic department’s highes honor for his outstanding athletic output,…

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