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West Florida Provisional Chapter Established

Published on: October 4, 2021

On Thursday, September 27, 2021, a group of fifteen men at the University of West Florida were inducted into Kappa Alpha Order as members awaiting initiation.  The ceremony was held on campus in the Commons’ Lounge. Councilor L. Blair Bailey (Gamma Eta–Florida State ’88) installed the chapter officers and led the Induction Ceremony with Crawford…

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Provisional Chapter Established at Southern California

Published on: September 29, 2021

On Thursday, September 2, 2021, a group of twenty-five men at the University of Southern California were inducted into Kappa Alpha Order as members awaiting initiation.  Due to extenuating circumstances around COVID-19, the ceremony was held virtually on Zoom. Neal Province Commander Douglas “Doug” W. Hanisch (Epsilon Tau–Northern Arizona ’98) installed the chapter officers and…

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Francis Marion Spotlights Brother Harper Jackson

Published on: September 27, 2021

Student Spotlight: Harper Jackson The Patriot • September 13, 2021 Lesley Willard, Assistant Editor After taking advice from the most influential people in his life, 21-year-old environmental science major Robert “Harper” Jackson (Delta Tau–Francis Marion ’19) is working toward earning a degree that will allow him to make his favorite hobby a career. “When I…

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2021 Dunwody Province Court of Honor Induction

Published on: September 27, 2021

On Saturday, August 28, 2021, the W. Elliott Dunwody Province Court of Honor held an induction ceremony at Hilton Garden Inn Birmingham/Trussville, in Birmingham, Alabama. This honors those distinguished alumni who have given their time, energy, and service to KA. The following men were recognized and invested with the provincial cross of honor in recognition…

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Inaugural Induction of the Traylor Province Court of Honor

Published on: September 23, 2021

The recently renamed Traylor Province, consisting of Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio,  held a Court of Honor induction ceremony on Friday, September 10, 2021. The ceremony was held at the SILO Auto Club and Conservancy in Indianapolis, Indiana. The following four brothers were added to the Court’s roll: The purpose of the Court of Honor is to recognize…

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2021 Neal Province Court of Honor Induction Ceremony

Published on: September 9, 2021

The Daniel R. Neal Province Court of Honor of Kappa Alpha Order held an induction ceremony on Friday, July 30, 2021, during the Alumni Conference of the 79th Convention & Brotherhood Weekend. The ceremony was held in the Sedona room at The Arizona Biltmore, in Phoenix, Arizona. The following eight men were added to the…

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Alumni Gathering Celebrates 36 Years

Published on: September 2, 2021

KA Travellers By W. David Akridge (Epsilon Alpha–South Alabama ’80) In 1986, a group of Epsilon Alpha KA’s living on the East Coast of the US decided that it was time for a get-together. Most of us had joined the Order in 1979 -1983 and were now starting careers.   From Franklin, Virginia, to Jacksonville, Florida,…

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Middle Tennessee Alumni Hold Brotherhood Luncheon

Published on: September 1, 2021

Alumni of the Delta Lambda Chapter at Middle Tennessee State University held a luncheon on Thursday, August 5, 2021, at Jonathan’s Grille in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. The lunch was a success with lots of fellowship, smiles, and laughs. For those who missed this lunch, the next is scheduled for Thursday, January 13, 2022, also at Jonathan’s…

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Florida Gulf Coast Alumnus Named Faculty Advisor of the Year

Published on: August 25, 2021

During the 79th Convention and Brotherhood Weekend held at The Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, Arizona, Altony “Tony” Lee III (Zeta Pi–Florida Gulf Coast ’17) was presented with the Order’s Faculty Advisor of the Year award. This recognition was established to annually recognize a faculty advisor for excellence and achievement. Tony has been the faculty advisor…

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Auburn Golf Tournament Raises more than $22,000 for Charity

Published on: August 11, 2021

On Saturday, April 17, 2021, Nu Chapter at Auburn University co-hosted the Auburn Cares Golf Classic with the Auburn chapters of Sigma Nu and Sigma Alpha Epsilon. The tournament had forty foursomes of undergraduates and alumni, and more than $22,000 was raised to support the philanthropies of the three chapters. Nu Chater’s portion will be…

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