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Northern Arizona Raises $32,500 for Special Olympics

Published on: April 19, 2022

The Epsilon Tau Chapter at Northern Arizona University recently completed its month-long fundraiser for Special Olympics Arizona. The chapter planned events like percentage nights, coin wars, trivia night, and a flag football game to fundraise for their initial goal of $20,000. Their events saw a growing attendance and participation from 50 to 300 attendees for…

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North Carolina State Alumnus Dedicates Engineering Lab in Honor of His Professor

Published on: April 12, 2022

The Fitts-Woolard Hall is the latest addition to the campus of North Carolina State University. The 225,000 square foot building houses the College of Engineering’s Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering; the Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE); cutting-edge laboratories; administrative offices; and more than 100 classrooms. The construction of Fitts-Woolard…

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Berkeley Brothers Clean Eucalyptus Debris to Prepare for Fire Season

Published on: April 12, 2022

by Lance Roberts, The Daily Californian  A group of UC Berkeley students and Berkeley community members helped clear eucalyptus tree debris that has been posing a threat to the community Sunday. About 90 students volunteered for the environmental cleanup in Hidden Canyon. Home to a line of eucalyptus trees local residents call the “Line of…

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LSU raises $20K for wheelchair, expenses, to improve life of disabled Veteran

Published on: April 12, 2022

by Travis Spaulding, The Advocate Disabled U.S. Air Force and Army veteran J.D. Roberts, of San Antonio, Texas, received a life-changing gift, a new Action Trackchair, an offroad power wheelchair that uses tracks instead of wheels, as a result of the philanthropy of LSU’s Alpha Gamma Chapter of Kappa Alpha fraternity, on Saturday, November 20,…

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High Point Donates Two Track Wheelchairs to Wounded Veterans

Published on: April 12, 2022

At High Point University’s 11th Annual Veterans Day Celebration, the Zeta Phi Chapter presented all-terrain track wheelchairs to two catastrophically wounded veterans. The chapter raised $40,000 and worked in partnership with The Independence Fund to procure and outfit the chairs for Sgt. Joey Aguilar and Sgt. 1st Class Randy Stone. Sgt. Aguilar, from Hillsborough, North…

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Whitehead Named Among Louisiana Legends Honorees

Published on: March 30, 2022

For more than 30 years, Friends of LPB has honored Louisiana’s best and brightest as Louisiana Legends and this year a Natchitoches man is among the honorees. They have distinguished themselves in fields as diverse as philanthropy, science, sports, environmental conservation, and the humanities. Thomas N. Whitehead (Gamma Psi–Northwestern State ’72), expert and preservationist for the Clementine Hunter…

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Sam Houston State Chapter Volunteers at Veteran Complex

Published on: March 8, 2022

The Gamma Tau Chapter has been working closely with the H.E.A.R.T.S. Veterans Complex in Huntsville, Texas, working hands-on to help renew and renovate things that are outdated and need cleaning around the complex’s premises. The Chapter is working to make sure that KA is and always will be a great aspect to any community. The…

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Texas Tech Collects Toys for Tots

Published on: February 10, 2022

In conjunction with sending out their Christmas Cards and an ugly Christmas Sweater Night, the Gamma Chi Chapter at Texas Tech University recently collected children’s gifts to donate to Toys for Tots.

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Ole Miss Senior Inducted into Prestigious Hall of Fame

Published on: December 14, 2021

On April 9, 2021, Harrison McKinnis (Alpha Upsilon–Mississippi ’17) was inducted into the University of Mississippi’s Hall of Fame as part of the 2020-21 class of just ten seniors. One of the most prestigious honors an Ole Miss student can receive, the inductees were selected by a committee based on outstanding contributions in all aspects…

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Leake Inducted into Oklahoma State Greek Hall of Fame

Published on: November 1, 2021

On October 28, 2021, Sam O. Leake, Jr. (Beta Xi–Oklahoma State ’61) was inducted into the Oklahoma State University Fraternity and Sorority Hall of Fame. The ceremony, which was held during Homecoming week, included the induction of the 2020 and 2021 classes and was attended by Sam’s wife Lynn, Executive Director Larry Stanton Wiese, Assistant…

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