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Thibodaux Alumni Chapter Update – Fall 2019

Published on: November 19, 2019

The Thibodaux Alumni Chapter, recently chartered in 2019, holds their inaugural Family Day Tailgate at Nicholls State University. Pictured is eight former Epsilon Beta Number I’s. Submitted by Scott M. Pellegrin (Epsilon Beta–Nicholls State ’09), Alumni Chapter President

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Dancing with the KAs – South Carolina Donates $25k to Camp for Children with Disabilities

Published on: November 13, 2019

On Friday November 1st, Rho chapter at the University of South Carolina hosted their annual philanthropy event for Camp Cole, Dancing with The KAs. The event is held each year to raise funds to complete construction of Camp Cole, an ADA-compliant, state-of-the-art facility currently being built in the Midlands of South Carolina for children and adults…

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Honored by Boy Scouts with Americanism Awards

Published on: October 17, 2019

The Northwest Texas Council of Boy Scouts of America (BSA) recognized Stephen A. “Reno” Gustafson (Gamma Omega–Midwestern State ’76) with the Americanism Award, which honors those “who have truly exhibited the ideals and values of being an American.” A luncheon was held at the Wichita Falls Country Club on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, with Kent R….

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Ole Miss Alumnus Remembered with Scholarship

Published on: October 1, 2019

The late Glenn W. Cofield (Alpha Upsilon–Mississippi ’80) of Memphis, Tennessee, was known for waiting by cash registers at the grocery store, paying bills for large families and then leaving before anyone could thank him. He was a community servant who wanted no accolades. “Everyone should know how giving Glenn Cofield was and how much…

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Emory Celebrates 150 Years of KA

Published on: September 27, 2019

On the weekend of Friday, September 20 and Saturday, September 21, the Epsilon Chapter at Emory University celebrated their 150th Anniversary. More than 180 brothers and guests enjoyed a weekend filled with events including a golf outing, brotherhood barbecue with Emory University President Claire E. Sterk in attendance, campus tour, open house, and celebration banquet…

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Neely and West Recognized as Alumnus Advisor of the Year

Published on: August 14, 2019

At the 78th Convention & Brotherhood Weekend in New Orleans, Louisiana, Knight Commander Kay recognized Frederick L. “Fred” Neely, Jr. (Epsilon–Emory ’63) and Andrew C. West (Epsilon–Emory ’90) as the Alumnus Advisor of Year. The Alumnus Advisor of the Year Award is given annually to recognize an alumnus advisor for excellence and achievement. “I am…

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2019 Crawford Province Court of Honor Induction

Published on: August 9, 2019

The William B. Crawford Province Court of Honor held their annual induction ceremony on Thursday, June 20, 2019. Three distinguished alumni were recognized and inducted for their time, energy and service to KA. Sean K. Fee (Gamma Eta–Florida State ’89) Michael E. Hardiman (Gamma Eta–Florida State ’90) Charles J. “Chuck” Donaldson, Jr. (Gamma Eta–Florida State…

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Restoring Cars and Memories

Published on: June 21, 2019

Natchez Car Buff Restores Austin-Healey For English Motoring Club past president Terry Trovato, restoring his best buddy’s Austin-Healey was the project of a lifetime By James Fox-Smith, Country Roads Predictably, it was face-meltingly hot on the early August day when Dunleith tour guide Terry Trovato (Theta–Kentucky ’62) took me for a spin around Natchez in…

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“Deus et Dames” Inspires Female Empowerment

Published on: March 5, 2019

Brother uses physical fitness to build confidence, support philanthropy “Our motto is “for God and for women.” KA always holds women in reverence,” said Jim Beebe (Epsilon Rho—Purdue ’94), a brother who has devoted himself to living out the values of The Order by empowering women through physical fitness. Beebe founded his own CrossFit affiliate…

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Richmond Alumni Reunion

Published on: January 29, 2019

Eta Chapter brothers from the 1970’s and 1980’s at the last home football game of the season for the Richmond Spiders.  (L-R) Bill Morman, Craig Roscoe, Bob Fructerman, Sterling Edmonds, Steve Dunsing, Kevin Jones, Walter Saxon, Mark Duncan, Brad Mitchell, Chuck Cockrell, Donnie Knowlson, John Morman, Jerry Bazemore, and Paul Edmonds. 2018 Homecoming tailgate.  (L-R)  Jerry…

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