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FGCU Alumnus Named Tillman Scholar, Receives DoD Fellowship

Published on: November 2, 2020

Many KA brothers continue on after college to lead lives of exceptional achievement, but there are some whose accomplishments and successes are far beyond the norm. Luis A. Martinez Jr. (Zeta Pi–Florida Gulf Coast ’09) is one of those men whose passion, drive, and obvious intellect have helped make him a man destined to make…

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2020-21 KAOEF Scholarship Recipients

Published on: October 19, 2020

The Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation (KAOEF) Scholarship Program remains an important benefit to members of Kappa Alpha Order. As a primary focus of the KAOEF, these academic, merit and needs-based scholarships serve as an inspiration for excellence inside and out of the classroom and oftentimes prove the difference in whether recipients can continue their undergraduate…

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Jordan to Serve as 2019 Mississippi State Alumni Fellow

Published on: September 14, 2020

Dr. John W. Jordan (Beta Tau–Mississippi State ’72) was recently selected as a 2019 Alumni Fellow by the Mississippi State University Alumni Association. Selected by each of the eight academic colleges, the Program recognizes alumni who have distinguished themselves in their respective careers, and Fellows are invited to return to campus to meet with students,…

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Ole Miss Graduate Earns Award from CPA Exam Score

Published on: September 14, 2020

Hayden Poer (Alpha Upsilon–Mississippi ’15) was just one of six students from the Patterson School of Accountancy at the University of Mississippi who received the 2019 Elijah Watt Sells Award after taking the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination. Of the 75,000 individuals who sat for the exam in 2019, only 137 candidates met the criteria…

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Arkansas State Sophomore Awarded Agricultural Scholarship

Published on: July 23, 2020

Tiner Gunnell (Delta Eta–Arkansas State ’19), a sophomore majoring in agricultural systems technology at Arkansas State University, is the recipient of the $1,000 Katherine E. Franzen Memorial Scholarship for 2020-21. “I chose agricultural systems and technology for my major since I have been around farming all my life,” said Gunnell. “It seems to me this…

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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 to the 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.”…

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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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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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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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