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Southeastern Alumnus Appointed Administrator of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church

Published on: May 16, 2023

Father Lamar F. Partin III (Epsilon Kappa–Southeastern Louisiana ’89) will be leading our parish effective July 1, 2023, following the retirement of Father Bayhi. Father Partin is a priest of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (Redemptorists) and currently Parochial Vicar at St. John the Evangelist in Prairieville.

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Former Knight Commander Kay Reflects on His Decades of Service to the Order

Published on: November 10, 2022

Darren Kay Reflects on His Decades of Service to the Kappa Alpha Order BY SARAH RUMMEL BACKER, Westminster College Darren Kay, ’91 ΚΑ, is an assurance partner with Ernst & Young in Indianapolis, IN, whose fraternity remains as important to him today as it was in the early 1990s. Kay just completed his second two-year…

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Louisiana-Lafayette Cancer Survivor Plans Another Ironman

Published on: February 14, 2022

The typical Ironman Triathlon is a series of long-distance races consisting of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bicycle ride, and a 26.22-mile run, in that order. It’s one of the most grueling sporting events in the world. While most of us would never even consider doing it, Daniel Allemond (Gamma Phi–Louisiana-Lafayette ’05) has not only…

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Georgia College Senior Recognized with Knight Commander’s Commendations

Published on: October 26, 2021

During the Knight Commander’s Banquet of the 79th Convention and Brotherhood Weekend, Turner P. Hargrave (Epsilon Nu–Georgia College ’18) was presented with the Knight Commander’s Commendation. The Knight Commander’s Commendation was created by the Executive Council to recognize outstanding service and leadership to the Order by members of Active Chapters. The award was established in 2020…

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South Carolina Helps Support Single Mother of Three during COVID-19

Published on: April 6, 2020

With COVID-19 shutting universities and businesses across the nation, many are left without a paying job. The Rho Chapter at the University of South Carolina decided to take care of one of their own during these difficult times. Alberta Garcia, a single mother of three, works to help keep the chapter house clean every day….

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KA’s Value of Reverence

Published on: March 24, 2020

Prayer and Video Devotional from KA’s National Chaplain Knight Commander C. Douglas Simmons III asked National Chaplain Dwain P. Knight to develop a prayer and video devotional for KA brothers. Virtual Devotional Prayer for Protection Lord, we are taught to pray without ceasing. In fact, many of the blessings God wants us to enjoy will…

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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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