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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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Aiken Honored with Order’s Highest Award – Knight Commander’s Accolade

Published on: August 6, 2018

Knight Commander Darren S. Kay conferred the Knight Commander’s Accolade upon King V. Aiken, Jr.  (Kappa–Mercer ’83) on Friday, August 3, 2018, during the 6th annual Crimson & Gold Society Dinner at the Cherokee Town & Country Club in Atlanta, Georgia. The Knight Commander’s Accolade is the highest individual honor an alumnus can receive, bestowed in the…

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2018 Associate Directors

Published on: June 19, 2018

In June of 2018, the National Administrative Office hired Evan M. Hanna (Epsilon Zeta–Arkansas Tech ’17), Aamir S. Ibrahim (Gamma Mu–Houston ’13), Aristeo S. Ruiz (Zeta Tau–Austin Peay State ’14), and T. Shofner Smith, III (Gamma Chi–Texas Tech ’13) were hired as Associate Directors for Chapter Services/Development. They join Blake Ball, a third-year member of staff,…

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MDA Walk Experience for North Florida KAs

Published on: May 24, 2018

Brothers of the Zeta Nu Chapter at the University of North Florida volunteered at the Jacksonville MDA Muscle Walk on Saturday, April 28th. They helped MDA staff set up for the event, interacted with MDA families from the Jacksonville area, and helped clean up the event. The Zeta Nu Chapter has a great partnership with…

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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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Two Presidents, One Historic Rivalry

Published on: March 27, 2018

Two Presidents, One Historic Rivalry Two brothers are making waves at their Alabama universities. By Liz Janisse Dane Block (Nu–Auburn’15) was elected president of Auburn University’s Student Government Association (SGA), while Price McGiffert (Alpha Beta–Alabama ’15) now reigns as SGA president at the University of Alabama. Both are bound by a unique tradition—the Iron Bowl, an annual…

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Smashing Cars and Raising Spirits

Published on: March 6, 2018

Reed White is known for his infectious smile. That smile came out when the brothers of Alpha Omicron (University of Arkansas in Fayetteville) came together last fall to host a Car Smash in his honor. “His friendship means the world to me, because I get to see the adversity he goes through on a daily…

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Ruiz Named SEIFC Fraternity Man of the Year

Published on: February 20, 2018

At the Awards Banquet during the Southeastern Interfraternity Conference’s annual leadership academy in Buckhead, Georgia, Aristeo S. “Ari” Ruiz (Zeta Tau–Austin Peay State ’14) was named the SEIFC’s Gregory R. Singleton Fraternity Man of the Year. “This award means a lot for me because it has given me a platform to say that we all…

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2018 Hamilton Province Court of Honor

Published on: February 12, 2018

The William Sprigg Hamilton Province Court of Honor held their annual Convivium and Induction Ceremony on Saturday, February 10, 2018, at Moody Hall on post at Virginia Military Institute. View photos from the evening on KA’s Facebook page. The purpose of the Court of Honor is to recognize and honor alumni for their continuing interest, support,…

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OKC Hosts Locke Province Convivium & Court of Honor Induction

Published on: February 4, 2018

The Oklahoma City Alumni Chapter hosted the annual Locke Province Convivium at the historic Skirvin Hilton Hotel in downtown Oklahoma City on Saturday, February 3, 2018. Dr. James M. Schmuck, a member of KA’s Executive Council, gave the keynote remarks. In addition, the Howard P. Locke Province Court of Honor held an induction to honor…

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