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Honored by Boy Scouts with Americanism Awards

Published on: October 17, 2019

The Northwest Texas Council of Boy Scouts of America (BSA) recognized Stephen A. “Reno” Gustafson (Gamma Omega–Midwestern State ’76) with the Americanism Award, which honors those “who have truly exhibited the ideals and values of being an American.” A luncheon was held at the Wichita Falls Country Club on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, with Kent R….

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Engineering Honor Society Honors Georgia Tech Alumnus

Published on: October 10, 2019

Tau Beta Pi, the Engineering Honor Society, has named William E. “Bill Jennings (Alpha Sigma–Georgia Tech ’82) as one of their 2019 recipients of its Distinguished Alumnus Award. Now in its 23rd year, the award recognizes alumni who have demonstrated adherence to the ideals of Tau Beta Pi and to fostering a spirit of liberal…

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Ole Miss Alumnus Remembered with Scholarship

Published on: October 1, 2019

The late Glenn W. Cofield (Alpha Upsilon–Mississippi ’80) of Memphis, Tennessee, was known for waiting by cash registers at the grocery store, paying bills for large families and then leaving before anyone could thank him. He was a community servant who wanted no accolades. “Everyone should know how giving Glenn Cofield was and how much…

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Brain Researcher Featured by University of Florida

Published on: October 1, 2019

Jeremy C. McIntyre, Ph.D. (Zeta Lambda–Bowling Green State ’99), is the first investigator featured for MBI Rising Stars, a video series highlighting up-and-coming neuroscience researchers at the University of Florida. An assistant professor of neuroscience, McIntyre studies the cellular mechanisms involved with olfactory function, addiction and a variety of other physiological conditions. His lab examines…

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2020 Province Council Dates & Locations

Published on: September 3, 2019

Neal Province February 1, 2020 Tempe, Arizona Ammen, Hamilton, Smith & Wood Provinces February 7-8, 2020 Roanoke, Virginia Candler, Chiles, Forester & Frampton Provinces February 14-15, 2020 Carbondale, Illinois Crawford, Dunwody, Feller, Graves, Hardeman & Irwin Provinces February 21-22, 2020 Atlanta, Georgia Locke, Mikell, Walsh & White Provinces February 28-29, 2020 Dallas, Texas Click HERE for more information…

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2019 Washington, DC Interns

Published on: July 11, 2019

The E. Fleming Mason Memorial 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 the Washington, D.C. area. The…

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Two KAs Recognized Nationally by North-American Interfraternity Conference

Published on: June 4, 2019

Two distinguished brothers have been recognized by the North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) for exemplifying excellence in leadership, service, and education within the fraternal community. John Price McGiffert, Jr. (Alpha Beta–Alabama ’15) has been selected to receive the Undergraduate Award of Distinction for his leadership and character as the President of the Student Government Association (SGA)…

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Middle School Teacher Accepts Prestigious Fulbright Teachers Program

Published on: April 29, 2019

UPDATE:  “The year long fellowship allowed me to emerge myself in global education and participate in an international field experience to Peru in the summer of 2019,” Brian J. Cook (Beta Beta–Bethany ’03) said. “During my experience, I co-taught in a Peruvian classroom and worked on research involving literacy.” Learn more on Brian’s blog. Local…

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International student-athlete Alexis Dimanche

Published on: March 15, 2019

Reposted Article Thinking Ahead: International student-athlete Alexis Dimanche ’20 is always planning for the future. by Meilee Bridges, Southwestern University Alexis S. Dimanche (Xi–Southwestern ’17) is truly a global citizen. An international student who was born in New Orleans, grew up in France, and moved to Texas to attend Southwestern, Alexis is a student–athlete, a leader of…

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Texas Tech Alumnus Receives Distinguished Honor

Published on: October 15, 2018

James B. “Jim” Smith (Gamma Chi–Texas Tech ’69) has been named a Distinguished Alumni by his alma mater’s School of Accounting, housed in the Rawls College of Business. Smith graduated with a BBA in accounting in 1972, and went on to become a highly successful businessman in the insurance industry. After working for other companies,…

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