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Arkansas-Fort Smith Homecoming King Crowned

Published on: March 4, 2020

Luis “Wicho” Negrete Becerra and Taely Dedmon Homecoming King and Queen Saturday, February 29, 2020 The Roaring 20s slate of homecoming festivities at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith culminated in the crowning of students Luis “Wicho” Negrete Becerra (Zeta Rho–Arkansas-Fort Smith ’17) of Saltillo, Mexico and Taely Dedmon of Mansfield as 2020 Homecoming…

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McNeese State Donates $4,000 to MDA with Rent-a-Gent Fundraiser

Published on: February 27, 2020

The Delta Xi Chapter at McNeese State Univesrity donated $4,000 to the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) from their 2019 Rent-a-Gent fundraiser. “Our actives dress up and perform a skit in front of a room full of ladies,” Number I Matthew Taylor ’17 said. “They are then auctioned off one at a time with 100% of…

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UGA Alumnus 2019 Georgia Farmer of the Year

Published on: February 24, 2020

Robert Dickey named 2019 Georgia Farmer of the Year By Sharon Dowdy for CAES News Crawford County peach farmer Robert Dickey (Gamma–Georgia ’72)has been named the 2019 Georgia Farmer of the Year. A fourth-generation farmer, Dickey manages approximately 1,000 acres of peaches and 3,000 acres of timberland with the help of his 90-year-old father, Bob…

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McNeese State Celebrates 50 Years

Published on: February 24, 2020

Our attendance was over 250 people on Friday night at the KA house, and over 300 people Saturday night at the Country Club. The fact that we had all the Charter members in town and honoring them was probably the highlight of the weekend for me. Reconnecting so many alumni was a daunting task for…

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Top 50 in Tech: Oklahoma Alumnus Highlighted by Future Tech Award

Published on: February 13, 2020

Win Cramer (Beta Eta–Oklahoma ’96) was named to Future Tech Awards’ Future 50. Win is the CEO of JLab Audio, an award-winning Bluetooth headphone brand. The Future Tech Awards are a premier technology celebration, featuring the best people, products, and services from across the US technology sector. The only awards of its kind, the Future 50…

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2020 Hamilton Court of Honor Induction Ceremony & Dinner

Published on: February 11, 2020

On Saturday, February 8, 2020, the William Sprigg Hamilton Province Court of Honor held an induction ceremony at Moody Hall on the post of Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia. This honors those distinguished alumni who have given their time, energy and service to KA. The following men were recognized and invested with the provincial…

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Economics KA Named Georgia Tech Ambassador

Published on: February 11, 2020

Chris Walton (Alpha Sigma–Georgia Tech ’16) was named an Ambassador for Georgia Tech University’s Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts. Christopher H. Walton Economics | Minor in Public Policy | 2nd year In what activities are you involved? “Campus Outreach, Kappa Alpha Order.” What have you done so far while at Georgia Tech? “This previous…

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Kennesaw State Raises $20,000 and Donates Track Wheelchair to Wounded Veteran

Published on: January 31, 2020

The Zeta Chi chapter of Kappa Alpha Order fraternity launched a fundraiser in February aimed at raising $20,000 to buy a track chair for a local Vietnam War veteran. The fundraiser will help support the Independence Fund through KA’s “Operation KARE,” standing for knowledge, awareness, results and empowerment, the fraternity’s philanthropy mission for this year….

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BBQ Chicken: Washington College KA Helps Local Lions Club with Fundraiser

Published on: January 31, 2020

The Chestertown Lions Club held its annual chicken BBQ on Saturday, Oct. 5 at the Trinity Lutheran Church across the street from Washington College. “This is an event that Kent County residents look forward to and enjoy every year. It was a successful event again this year as 700 chicken halves were sold by 2:30…

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2020 National Undergraduate Chairman and Vice-Chairman Elected

Published on: January 27, 2020

Pursuant to the Constitution, Section 221, and Article 4, Sections 211 and 411 of the Bylaws, the Undergraduate Conference met at the Number I’s Leadership Institute on January 11, 2020, and elected the following officers for a one-year term. National Undergraduate Chairman Martin A. “Tripp” Knight III (Gamma Gamma–Memphis ’16) A junior from Memphis, Tennessee,…

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