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Westminster ’73 Graduates become Medical Marvels

Published on: October 9, 2018

Reposted article by Sarah Backer with Westminster College Although the Counterculture Movement, an Animal House atmosphere, and streaking often dominated college campuses in the early 1970s, Westminster College achieved an unusual distinction during that time. Seven close-knit Kappa Alpha fraternity brothers from Westminster’s Class of 1973 all graduated from medical school and are physicians today. Drs. Ted…

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Opinion: College fraternities stay with us for a lifetime

Published on: October 9, 2018

Reposted opinion piece by Sam Wyche, published by Cincinnati.com I write today as many students are heading off to college to start the next phase in their lives. Little did I know more than 50 years ago, that friendships and support gained from my fraternity experience would make a difference and endure. The studies that…

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Nicholls State gets a KA Alumnus as President

Published on: October 9, 2018

Dr. Jay Clune (Epsilon Beta–Nicholls State ’83) became president of Nicholls State University on January 1, 2018, becoming the first alumnus to lead the university. Before he was named President by the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors, Dr. Clune served as the interim dean of the graduate school at the University of West…

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Baker on Board of Middle Tennessee State

Published on: October 5, 2018

Julian B. “J.B.” Baker Jr. (Delta Lambda–Middle Tennessee State ’69) currently serves as a Board of Trustee member at his alma mater school of Middle Tennessee State University, a public university located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Being on the Board, J.B. helps with Academic Affairs, Student Life, and Athletics as well as Finance and Personnel. In…

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Fort Smith KA Named Business Journal’s Fast 15

Published on: October 5, 2018

Hale Named to Northwest Arkansas Business Journal’s Fast 15 Reposted Article from University of Arkansas-Fort Smith Jordan L. Hale (Zeta Rho–Arkansas Fort-Smith ’09), director of government and community relations at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith and a UAFS alumnus, was recently recognized for his work by being named to the Fast 15, an…

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Delta Phi Hosts Successful Golf Tourney

Published on: September 7, 2018

The men of Delta Phi at Jacksonville State staged another successful gold tournament in memory of KA brother Steve Smith (Delta Phi–Jacksonville State ’85) and his 21-year-old daughter, Sydney, who died tragically in a 2016 auto accident in Roswell, Georgia. The tournament, held at Pine Hill Country Club in Anniston, Alabama on Sunday, August 26th,…

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Mississippi State Chapter Update – Spring 2018

Published on: August 31, 2018

For the 2017-2018 year, Beta Tau had the most improved chapter GPA on campus. Two chapter members were inducted into Beta Alpha Psi, the accounting honors society at Mississippi State, and the chapter received the Academic Achievement Award from KA National for having achieved above a 3.0 GPA. In one of several philanthropic undertakings, the chapter collected…

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George Mason Chapter Update – Spring 2018

Published on: August 31, 2018

During Muscle Week in April, the men of Epsilon Phi raised over $1,000 in support of MDA with a variety of fundraising events. These included Fill the Boot, a partnership event with the fire department of Fairfax where they accepted donations and tried to fill a boot with donations, and Cupcake a KA, by far…

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Turlington Named Principal of the Year

Published on: August 27, 2018

Robert H. Turlington (Delta Alpha–Western Carolina ’81) is a great example of how it’s never too late to become what you might have been. After receiving his bachelor of science degree in business administration from WCU, he worked in the business sector for some two decades before he began teaching for Sampson County Schools in…

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Joseph C. Murphy, Jr. Appointed First Asst. U.S. Attorney

Published on: August 23, 2018

U.S. Attorney D. Michael Dunavant has announced that Joseph C. Murphy, Jr. (Gamma Omicron–Lambuth ’77) has been appointed First Assistant United States Attorney, Western District of Tennessee, based out of the Memphis U.S. Attorney’s office. Since 1989 Murphy has served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney out of that same office, where he has worked as…

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