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Newberry Brothers Honored with Campus Bricks

Published on: October 24, 2017

Alumni from the Delta Epsilon Chapter at Newberry College honored all their deceased brothers by supporting the Newberry College Alumni Walk Brick Campaign. A brick was placed in honor of each deceased brother. The bricks were shared with the families at the 2017 Homecoming on Saturday October 21, 2017. The memories of our brothers will…

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Ole Miss Remembers Brothers with $60,000 Donation

Published on: October 19, 2017

“One of the biggest fears of a parent who has lost a child is that the child will be forgotten,” said Ken Wilbanks, whose son, Bryant Mason Wilbanks, was among three brothers killed in a tragic car accident. All members of the University of Mississippi’s Alpha Upsilon Chapter, Wilbanks, Charles Walker Kelly and Samuel Clayton…

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Ohio Alumni Organize Teams for MDA Muscle Walks

Published on: October 4, 2017

The Bowling Green Alumni Chapter helped to organize a team for both the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s  Muscle Walks in Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ohio-area KA’s helped to raise $468 for the Cleveland Muscle Walk and $405 for the Columbus Muscle Walk. We hope to continue this tradition and look forward to more brothers participating in…

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2018-19 KAOEF Scholarship Applications Now Open

Published on: September 7, 2017

The Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation is proud to support undergraduates with financial aid. Anyone interested in applying for a KAOEF Scholarship for the 2018 – 2019 academic year should complete the application by 11:59pm Eastern on February 2, 2018. 2017 – 2018 KAOEF Scholarship Application DIRECT ALL QUESTIONS TO Aaron Masey amasey@ka-order.org 540-463-1865

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Most Outstanding Alumni Chapter Goes to…Joplin, Missouri Alumni Chapter

Published on: September 1, 2017

During the 77th Convention & Brotherhood Weekend in St. Louis, Missouri, Knight Commander Darren S. Kay awarded the Joplin, Missouri Alumni Chapter with the William E. Forester Alumni Chapter Award. President Chad E. Waggoner (Delta Pi–Missouri Southern State ’93) was present to receive this recognition. The William E. Forester Alumni Chapter Award is given in memory of…

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Relief Efforts in Harvey’s Aftermath

Published on: August 31, 2017

Harvey had devastating impacts in Texas and Louisiana, and many people are left to deal with the historic destruction. Here are three ways that any KA can assist in the recovery effort for the people of Texas and Louisiana, including many KAs. Donate Blood: The American Red Cross and other local/regional blood banks are always…

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KAOEF Home Run: Auction Event Raises $88,000 for Scholarships, Internships & Leadership Education

Published on: August 24, 2017

The Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation (KAOEF) hosted its 20th annual Bid for Brotherhood (B4B) auction on Friday, August 4, 2017, at Busch Stadium during the Kappa Alpha Order’s 77th Convention & Brotherhood Weekend in St. Louis, Missouri. Through and live and silent auctions, reverse bingo raffle, and a fund of need solicitation, the KAOEF…

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Gateway Alumni Chapter Receives Charter

Published on: August 23, 2017

Knight Commander Darren S. Kay presented the charter of the Gateway Alumni Chapter to Anthony “Tony” M. Maheu (Zeta Sigma–Southern Illinois ’11) at the reception prior to the Knight Commander’s Banquet in the Hyatt Regency at the Arch during the 77th Convention & Brotherhood Weekend in St. Louis, Missouri. The Gateway Alumni Chapter was established on…

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Brothers & Friends Recognized at the 77th Convention in St. Louis

Published on: August 23, 2017

The 77th Convention & Brotherhood Weekend was held in St. Louis, Missouri, at the Hyatt Regency at the Arch. Along with completing the business of the Order, many alumni and friends of KA were recognized for various reasons ranging from service to the Order, to giving back to the local community, to saving lives. Knight…

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Singleton Recognized for Continued Leadership in Fraternal Movement by North-American Interfraternity Conference

Published on: August 23, 2017

On Saturday, August 5, 2017, Former Knight Commander Dr. Idris R. Traylor, Jr. (Gamma Chi–Texas Tech ’70) and Former Knight Commander James R. Estes (Alpha Kappa–Missouri ’60), both past presidents of the North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC), presented Gregory R. Singleton (Gamma Gamma–Memphis ’82) with the 2017 NIC Silver Medal at the Interfraternal Recognition Luncheon during the 77th…

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