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MTSU Raises Most Money and Wins Crowd Favorite at Alpha Omicron Pi All Sing Competition

Published on: December 2, 2022

On November 30th, the Delta Lambda chapter at Middle Tennessee State won 1st place in Alpha Omicron Pi’s All Sing Competition for Crowd Favorite. KA members raised more money for AOII’s philanthropy than any of the others sororities and fraternities.

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Track Chair Presented to Veteran by Hampden-Sydney and Randolph-Macon Chapters

Published on: December 1, 2022

During Veterans Day Weekend, the Alpha Tau chapter at Hampden-Sydney College and the Zeta chapter at Randolph-Macon College presented an all-terrain track chair to retired Navy veteran Heather Miner during halftime of the football game between the schools. Former Number I Dominic Pastore (Alpha Tau–Hampden-Sydney) thought of teaming up with the Zeta chapter during a…

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High Point Donates All-Terrain Track Chairs to Two Wounded Veterans

Published on: November 18, 2022

During High Point University’s 12th annual Veterans Day Celebration, which welcomed more than 1,500 veterans and their families, the Zeta Phi Chapter presented two wounded veterans with all-terrain track chairs. The chapter raised more than $40,000 for The Independence Fund to sponsor the purchase, transport, and outfit of the chairs. One of the track chairs…

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Former Knight Commander Kay Reflects on His Decades of Service to the Order

Published on: November 10, 2022

Darren Kay Reflects on His Decades of Service to the Kappa Alpha Order BY SARAH RUMMEL BACKER, Westminster College Darren Kay, ’91 ΚΑ, is an assurance partner with Ernst & Young in Indianapolis, IN, whose fraternity remains as important to him today as it was in the early 1990s. Kay just completed his second two-year…

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Southern Indiana Holds Annual Active Alumni Softball Game

Published on: October 27, 2022

On Saturday, October 8th, the Zeta Omicron Chapter at the University of Southern Indiana held its annual Active/Alumni Softball Game. “We had a great turnout this year thanks in part to the great efforts of Brother Tanner Gilligen’s updates and postings on the alumni chapter Facebook page,” commented Alumnus Advisor Tom Murray (Delta Nu–Murray State ’69)….

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2022 Wood Court of Honor Induction

Published on: October 11, 2022

On Thursday, October 7, 2022, the Wood Court of Honor held its annual induction ceremony at the University and Whist Club in Wilmington, Delaware. Following a reception and the installation of Eugene M. “Gene” Julian as Preceptor, two brothers were recognized and invested with the provincial cross of honor in recognition of their outstanding service…

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Sports Anchor Buzz Baker Inducted into Kentucky Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame

Published on: October 10, 2022

Longtime sports anchor Dave “Buzz” Baker (Beta Delta–Georgetown ’79) was inducted into the Kentucky Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame as part of its 2022 class on Monday, September 26th during KBA’s Annual Conference at the Owensboro Convention Center. Dave Baker has been a TV sports anchor, reporter, and account executive since 1982. Dave appears on-air…

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2022 Dunwody Court of Honor Induction

Published on: October 7, 2022

On Saturday, August 20, 2022, the Dunwody Province Court of Honor held an induction ceremony at the Hilton Garden Inn – EastChase in Montgomery, Alabama. This honors those distinguished alumni who have given their time, energy, and service to KA. More photos are available on KA’s Facebook Page.  After Dunwody Province Commander E. Preston Pritchett III…

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2021-22 KAOEF Scholarship Recipients

Published on: October 5, 2022

The Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation (KAOEF) Scholarship Program remains an important benefit to members of Kappa Alpha Order. As a primary focus of the KAOEF, these academic, merit and needs-based scholarships serve as an inspiration for excellence inside and out of the classroom and oftentimes prove the difference in whether recipients can continue their undergraduate…

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Oklahoma Provisional Chapter Established

Published on: September 27, 2022

On Sunday, September 25, 2022, a group of twenty-one men at the University of Oklahoma were inducted into Kappa Alpha Order as members awaiting initiation.  The ceremony was held on campus in the Chapter House. H. David “Dave” Pinson (Epsilon Zeta–Arkansas Tech ’00), Commander of Locke Province, installed the chapter officers and led the Induction…

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