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Westminster Celebrates Advisor’s Continued Involvement and 50 Years of Membership

Published on: July 23, 2020

The Alpha Eta Chapter at Westminster College recently recognized brother Al Jenkins (Alpha Eta–Westminster ’66) for his more than fifty years of membership and commitment to the Chapter and the Order. “Al has been a member of the Housing Corporation for decades, but his involvement goes much further than that,” Thad Stubbs (Alpha Eta–Westminster ’96)…

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Eaton Named 40 Under 40 by Memphis Business Journal

Published on: July 23, 2020

Kyle Eaton (Gamma Gamma–Memphis ’00) was recently named to Memphis Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 listing for 2020. Kyle is the Quality Improvement Officer at Meritan, Inc., and directs company-wide compliance initiatives including quality assurance, incident management, and accreditations. He will chair the safety and the Continuous Quality Improvement Committee as well as manage the…

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Sullivan Leading Eastern Kentucky Advisory

Published on: July 20, 2020

LTC Robert M. “Bob” Sullivan (Delta Mu–Eastern Kentucky ’70) serves on Eastern Kentucky University’s (EKU) International Alumni Board. Bob serves as the chair of the Alumni Awards & Recognition Committee and is the ROTC Representative on the Alumni Board. Bob graduated from EKU in 1972 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation and Park Administration and…

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2020 Interns

Published on: July 20, 2020

The Kappa Alpha Order Internship Program was created to provide deserving undergraduates with the desire to become better educated and informed on both the public and private sectors of our national government. In addition, this program will give undergraduates the opportunity to gain professional work experience while living in Washington, D.C., Dallas, Texas, or Atlanta,…

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William Jewell KA Named Academic All-American

Published on: July 6, 2020

Senior men’s track and field athlete Ryan Hoffman (Alpha Delta–William Jewell ’19) was named Academic All-America Second Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Ryan becomes just the second athlete in William Jewell’s history to be honored with the Academic All-America™ program which “celebrates outstanding academic and athletic achievement by student-athletes.” Ryan, who…

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William Jewell Athletes Honored for Academic Excellence

Published on: July 6, 2020

Four brothers of the Alpha Delta Chapter at William Jewell College were recognized by the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) as earning the GLVC Council of President’s Academic Excellence Award. Christian Chalabi ’17, Jack Gordon ’17, Ryan Hoffman ’19, and Logan McKinney ’17 join 29 other William Jewell senior student-athletes who were honored. According to…

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Connections of Brothers Leads to Job Opportunities

Published on: June 16, 2020

by Ian Treger (Alpha–Washington & Lee ’17) A recent graduate of Washington and Lee University One of the highlights of college for me was being a part of the Kappa Alpha Order, a fraternity that allowed me to make close friends and enjoy my four years in college. I found another benefit of being part…

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Eastern Kentucky Alumnus Named First Executive Director of Kentucky Financial Empowerment Commission

Published on: June 12, 2020

Joshua T. Barrett (Delta Mu–Eastern Kentucky ’12) was named the first executive director of the Kentucky Financial Empowerment Commission. The newly formed Commission, which was recently created by the Kentucky Financial Empowerment Bill, will evaluate, develop plans, and provide support to educators to improve the financial literacy of Kentuckians. “I am excited to join the…

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Centenary leader selected as 2020 Louisiana Governor’s Fellow

Published on: June 10, 2020

Patrick Riley (Alpha Iota–Centenary ’19), a political science senior, was chosen for the 2020 Governor’s Fellows Program in Louisiana Government. The Program is an opportunity for college and university students to experience public policy in action, learn the rich history and current affairs of Louisiana government, and earn three hours of academic credit. The extensive…

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Shelton Honored for Service to Fraternity Communications Association

Published on: May 27, 2020

During the virtually-held 2020 annual meeting of the Fraternity Communication Association (FCA), former Journal editor Todd Shelton (Delta Lambda–Middle Tennessee State ’91) was recognized with the Marilyn Simpson Ford Distinguished Service Award. Named after longtime editor of Phi Beta Phi’s The Arrow, this award honors individuals who have diligently worked to advance the FCA’s vision…

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