Kappa Alpha Order

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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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Reunion: Delta Lambda Brothers Reunite

Published on: January 18, 2019

On Thursday, January 17, 2019, a group of alumni of the Delta Lambda Chapter got together for lunch. In attendance included founding members of the chapter from 50 years ago and brothers involved with the re-colonization chapter.

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Gamma Chi Puts Toys Under the Tree

Published on: January 17, 2019

Chapter Donation Makes Christmas Wishes Come True The Gamma Chi Chapter (Texas Tech University) donned holiday sweaters for a good cause last month when they donated an estimated 80 toys to children in need. The members brought in toys themselves to the last chapter meeting of the semester, benefiting kids in the local Lubbock area…

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Barksdale Receives Highest Individual Honor

Published on: January 16, 2019

During a Brotherhood Reception at the Forsyth Country Club in Winston-Salem, North Carolina on Thursday, November 15, 2018, Knight Commander Darren S. Kay bestowed the Knight Commander’s Accolade upon David P. Barksdale (Tau–Wake Forest ’83) The Knight Commander’s Accolade is the highest individual honor an alumnus can receive, bestowed in the sole discretion of the Knight Commander….

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McMichael Receives Knight Commander’s Accolade

Published on: January 4, 2019

During the Beta Chapter/Commission 150th Anniversary Brunch at the Kappa Alpha Order National Administrative Office at Mulberry Hill on Saturday, October 3, 2018, Knight Commander Darren S. Kay bestowed the Knight Commander’s Accolade upon SGM E. Kent McMichael (Beta Commission–VMI ’95). The Knight Commander’s Accolade is the highest individual honor an alumnus can receive, bestowed in the sole discretion…

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$3,000 Raised by Lamar this Fall

Published on: November 30, 2018

From softball to shaving, the Gamma Xi Chapter at Lamar University has found some creative ways to connect with the Muscular Dystrophy Association. “The KA Chapter of Lamar University is the largest and most dedicated group of volunteers that MDA Southeast Texas has the pleasure of working with,” said Development Director Nicole Turvey. “We know…

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Kentucky Alumni at Churchill Downs

Published on: November 18, 2018

On Friday, November 16, 2018, a group of alumni from the Theta Chapter at the University of Kentucky met for a day at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Acadiana Alumni Shoot for Charity

Published on: October 22, 2018

About 40 attendees, with some 30 of them being current Louisiana-area actives and alumni, participated in the 2nd Annual Acadiana Skeet Shoot Tournament, presented by the Acadiana Alumni Association. Association president Harlan Kappel (Gamma Phi–University of Louisiana, Lafayette ’92) reported that silent auctions for a good quality bow and a shotgun were held, and that…

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Chapter Update: Missouri Southern State

Published on: October 17, 2018

On September 29, 2018, fourteen brothers of the Delta Pi Chapter and their Alumnus Advisor, Danny Day ’77,  helped renovate flower beds at the Joplin Lafayette House. The House’s mission is to provide a safe sanctuary, compassionate, and empowering services to heal those suffering from effects of domestic violence, sexual assault and substance use disorders.  Joseph…

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