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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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KA Fall Fest offers games, festivities to benefit MDA

Published on: November 1, 2019

By Bridget Sjoberg | News Editor, Baylor Lariat Autumn-themed games and festivities will be present at Kappa Alpha Order’s third annual Fall Fest, which will raise money to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). This year’s Fall Fest will be held from 5-8 p.m. Friday in Burleson Quadrangle. San Antonio junior Chris Estrada serves as…

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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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Engineering Honor Society Honors Georgia Tech Alumnus

Published on: October 10, 2019

Tau Beta Pi, the Engineering Honor Society, has named William E. “Bill Jennings (Alpha Sigma–Georgia Tech ’82) as one of their 2019 recipients of its Distinguished Alumnus Award. Now in its 23rd year, the award recognizes alumni who have demonstrated adherence to the ideals of Tau Beta Pi and to fostering a spirit of liberal…

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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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Arkansas State Alumnus in to High School Sports Hall of Fame

Published on: October 1, 2019

Russell R. “Bo” Gamblin II (Delta Eta–Arkansas State ’90) was inducted into the Rector High School (Arkansas) Sports Hall of Fame as members of the class of 2019, at the annual RHSSHOF luncheon on Saturday, August 31st. Bo was a two-sport athlete at Clay County Central 1986 through 1989.  He lettered in football three (3)…

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Brain Researcher Featured by University of Florida

Published on: October 1, 2019

Jeremy C. McIntyre, Ph.D. (Zeta Lambda–Bowling Green State ’99), is the first investigator featured for MBI Rising Stars, a video series highlighting up-and-coming neuroscience researchers at the University of Florida. An assistant professor of neuroscience, McIntyre studies the cellular mechanisms involved with olfactory function, addiction and a variety of other physiological conditions. His lab examines…

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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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