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Arkansas-Fort Smith Homecoming King Crowned

Published on: March 4, 2020

Luis “Wicho” Negrete Becerra and Taely Dedmon Homecoming King and Queen Saturday, February 29, 2020 The Roaring 20s slate of homecoming festivities at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith culminated in the crowning of students Luis “Wicho” Negrete Becerra (Zeta Rho–Arkansas-Fort Smith ’17) of Saltillo, Mexico and Taely Dedmon of Mansfield as 2020 Homecoming…

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Arkansas State Sophomore Receives Agriculture Scholarship

Published on: February 27, 2020

STUTTGART STUDENT WINS FRANZEN SCHOLARSHIP By Arkansas State University JONESBORO – Cameron Seidenschwarz, a sophomore majoring in plant and soil science with an emphasis in agronomy at Arkansas State University, has been awarded the Katherine E. Franzen Memorial Scholarship for 2019-20. The Franzen family selects the award winner each spring semester. “I would really like…

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UGA Alumnus 2019 Georgia Farmer of the Year

Published on: February 24, 2020

Robert Dickey named 2019 Georgia Farmer of the Year By Sharon Dowdy for CAES News Crawford County peach farmer Robert Dickey (Gamma–Georgia ’72)has been named the 2019 Georgia Farmer of the Year. A fourth-generation farmer, Dickey manages approximately 1,000 acres of peaches and 3,000 acres of timberland with the help of his 90-year-old father, Bob…

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McNeese State Celebrates 50 Years

Published on: February 24, 2020

Our attendance was over 250 people on Friday night at the KA house, and over 300 people Saturday night at the Country Club. The fact that we had all the Charter members in town and honoring them was probably the highlight of the weekend for me. Reconnecting so many alumni was a daunting task for…

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Top 50 in Tech: Oklahoma Alumnus Highlighted by Future Tech Award

Published on: February 13, 2020

Win Cramer (Beta Eta–Oklahoma ’96) was named to Future Tech Awards’ Future 50. Win is the CEO of JLab Audio, an award-winning Bluetooth headphone brand. The Future Tech Awards are a premier technology celebration, featuring the best people, products, and services from across the US technology sector. The only awards of its kind, the Future 50…

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Westminster Basketball Player and KA Featured in Sports Locker Magazine

Published on: February 11, 2020

Blue Jays basketball player Trenton Barbour (Alpha Eta–Westminster ’18) was recently featured in the mid-Missouri publication, Sports Locker Magazine. The January-February 2020 issue described the Jamestown, Missouri, native as a proud Westminster student who felt at home the minute he set foot on campus. “I like the small student population and how you can make…

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2020 Hamilton Court of Honor Induction Ceremony & Dinner

Published on: February 11, 2020

On Saturday, February 8, 2020, the William Sprigg Hamilton Province Court of Honor held an induction ceremony at Moody Hall on the post of Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia. This honors those distinguished alumni who have given their time, energy and service to KA. The following men were recognized and invested with the provincial…

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Kennesaw State Raises $20,000 and Donates Track Wheelchair to Wounded Veteran

Published on: January 31, 2020

The Zeta Chi chapter of Kappa Alpha Order fraternity launched a fundraiser in February aimed at raising $20,000 to buy a track chair for a local Vietnam War veteran. The fundraiser will help support the Independence Fund through KA’s “Operation KARE,” standing for knowledge, awareness, results and empowerment, the fraternity’s philanthropy mission for this year….

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Overcoming Adversity to Publish Book

Published on: December 16, 2019

by Rick Moore Scott Sergent (Delta Delta–East Tennessee State ’85), writing under the pen name of Ivan Scott, has released his second novel, Redhead in a Blue Convertible. It’s the story of a Georgia doctor whose life crumbles when she loses a patient, and how she learns to appreciate her life again when she meets…

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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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