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Tulsa Brother Named Outstanding Senior

Published on: October 31, 2022

Matt Mangan (Mu–Tulsa ’19), a biochemistry major from Hot Springs, Arkansas, was honored by the University of Tulsa for outstanding achievement as a 2022-23 Jess Chouteau Outstanding Senior. The Jess Chouteau Outstanding Senior Award recognizes TU seniors who demonstrate exceptional achievement in both academic and service endeavors. The Jess Chouteau Outstanding Senior Award is bestowed…

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Louisiana-Monroe Alumnus Receives Professionalism Award from Shreveport Bar Association

Published on: October 31, 2022

Lawrence W. “Larry” Pettiette, Jr. (Gamma Nu–Louisiana-Monroe ’72) is the 2021 recipient of the Professionalism Award by the Shreveport Bar Association (SBA). This award is given annually to attorneys whose practice and personal conduct exemplify the highest level of integrity, dedication, and honor in the practice of law. Larry was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota in…

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Westminster Presents All-Terrain Wheelchair to Wounded Veteran

Published on: October 27, 2022

Life as Eric Jordan knew it changed forever in 2004 while serving in Iraq as an infantryman with the U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division: The 2.5-ton vehicle he traveled in that day drove over an improvised explosive device, causing severe injuries he would never fully recover from.   Members of the Alpha Eta chapter at Westminster…

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Western Carolina Alumnus to Receive University’s Alumni Award for Professional Achievement

Published on: October 26, 2022

Western Carolina University recently announced that Paul C. Johnson (Delta Alpha–Western Carolina ’77) will be recognized with the Alumni Award for Professional Achievement at its upcoming Chancellor’s Brunch and Alumni Awards on Saturday, November 5, 2022, during Homecoming Weekend. The Alumni Award for Professional Achievement recognizes an alumnus who has attained extraordinary distinction and success…

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MTSU Alumnus Recognized for Distinguished Service by Association of Fraternity and Sorority Advisors

Published on: October 18, 2022

Clemson University Assistant Dean of Students Gary Wiser (Delta Lambda–Middle Tennessee State ’99) has been named a recipient of the 2022 Sue Kraft Fussell Distinguished Service Award, given annually by the Association of Fraternity and Sorority Advisors (AFA). The award recognizes individuals who have exhibited outstanding achievements in one or more of the following areas:…

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VMI Alumnus Promoted to Major General

Published on: October 17, 2022

Brigadier General William B. Dyer III (Beta Commission–VMI ’85) will be promoted to the rank of Major General on Friday, October 21, 2022, at the Military Women’s Memorial in Arlington, Virginia. Brigadier General William B. Dyer III is currently serving as the Commanding General for the United States Army Reserve Legal Command, Gaithersburg, Maryland. Prior to…

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2022 Wood Court of Honor Induction

Published on: October 11, 2022

On Thursday, October 7, 2022, the Wood Court of Honor held its annual induction ceremony at the University and Whist Club in Wilmington, Delaware. Following a reception and the installation of Eugene M. “Gene” Julian as Preceptor, two brothers were recognized and invested with the provincial cross of honor in recognition of their outstanding service…

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Sports Anchor Buzz Baker Inducted into Kentucky Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame

Published on: October 10, 2022

Longtime sports anchor Dave “Buzz” Baker (Beta Delta–Georgetown ’79) was inducted into the Kentucky Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame as part of its 2022 class on Monday, September 26th during KBA’s Annual Conference at the Owensboro Convention Center. Dave Baker has been a TV sports anchor, reporter, and account executive since 1982. Dave appears on-air…

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2022 Dunwody Court of Honor Induction

Published on: October 7, 2022

On Saturday, August 20, 2022, the Dunwody Province Court of Honor held an induction ceremony at the Hilton Garden Inn – EastChase in Montgomery, Alabama. This honors those distinguished alumni who have given their time, energy, and service to KA. More photos are available on KA’s Facebook Page.  After Dunwody Province Commander E. Preston Pritchett III…

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Francis Marion Senior Presents Scholarly Work in Italy

Published on: September 27, 2022

Samuel J. “Sam” Cathcart (Delta Tau–Francis Marion ’20), an academic senior at Francis Marion University, is presenting a scholarly work at the University of Parma in Parma, Italy. He is making this presentation during the 15th International Conference on Muon Spin Rotation, Relaxation and Resonance. Sam is an undergraduate research assistant at FMU for Dr….

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