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Arkansas State Alumnus Named to ASU System Board of Trustees

Published on: March 29, 2021

After increasing the number of board positions from five to seven and extending the appointments to seven-year terms, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchkinson appointed Paul Rowton (Delta Eta–Arkansas State ’95) to the Arkansas State University System Board of Trustees. ASU System President Chuck Welch said the three appointees, which also include Bishop Robert G. Rudolph, Jr….

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Outstanding Beginning Teacher – Branden Beeler

Published on: March 29, 2021

Branden Beeler (Alpha Eta–Westminster ’17) was recently named as an outstanding beginning teacher by the Missouri Association of Colleges for Teacher Education. Branden is a physical education teacher for Bush Elementary School in Fulton, Missouri. To celebrate his achievement, friends and collegues surprised him with a caravan of cars decked out with signs and streamersMonday…

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2021 National Undergraduate Chairman and Vice Chairman Elected

Published on: January 20, 2021

On January 18, 2021, the Undergraduate Conference met and elected Caleb L. Lambert (Epsilon Alpha–South Alabama ’18) and Zachary K. Wollermann (Gamma Eta–Florida State ’19) as the 2021 National Undergraduate Chairman and Vice Chairman. Caleb and Zach will represent the undergraduate members during meetings of the Executive Council and will preside over meetings of the…

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King Aiken Elected to Senior Councilor

Published on: December 1, 2020

Pursuant to the bylaws, the Executive Council elected King V. Aiken, Jr. (Kappa–Mercer ’83) as Senior Councilor on Friday, September 18, 2020. King served as the Commander of the John L. Hardeman Province from 1995–1997, and again from 2006–2008. In 2008, he was elected by the Advisory Council to the Executive Council, where he has…

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Ole Miss Presents All-terrain Trackchair to Injured Veteran

Published on: November 18, 2020

The Alpha Upsilon Chapter at the University of Mississippi presented injured Army Veteran, Alton “Ray” MacBain, with an all-terrain trackchair at the Ole Miss vs South Carolina football game on Saturday, November 14, 2020. MacBain served 23 years in the United States Army, where his exposure to oil fields and burn pits resulted in diminished…

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Richerson to Lead PGA of American President

Published on: November 2, 2020

On Thursday, October 29, 2020, Jim Richerson (Alpha Delta–William Jewell ’86) was sworn in as president of the PGA of America during its 104th annual meeting held virtually. As the 42nd president, Jim will serve a two-year term. “I’m very humbled and honored to be elected as the Association’s next president,” Jim said. “My focus…

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Georgia College Raises $2,500 for Local Life Enrichment Center

Published on: November 2, 2020

The Epsilon Nu Chater at Georgia College and State University recently donated $2,500 to Baldwin County’s Life Enrichment Center (LEC), which serves individuals with intellectual and development disabilities. In the wake of COVID-19, the LEC facility was closed in March, and many in the area were without services until “LEC at Home,” a virtual way…

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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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Centenary Number I Serves as Governor’s Fellow

Published on: October 15, 2020

Though Covid-19 limited what many of us did last summer, Patrick Riley (Alpha Iota–Centenary ’19) spent part of the summer months participating in the 2020 Governor’s Fellows Program in Louisiana Government in Baton Rouge. A senior and a political science major at Centenary, and the president of Alpha Iota, Riley underwent an arduous application process…

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Satcher Elected as President of FSPAC

Published on: October 5, 2020

The Fraternity and Sorority Political Action Committee (FSPAC) has elected Former Knight Commander Ben W. Satcher, Jr. as its President for the 2021. Ben is the Executive Vice President for the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation and recently completed a term as President of the Foundation for Fraternal Excellence. The FSPAC is the largest political…

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