Kappa Alpha Order

Modern Gentlemen

Archive of: Volunteer

Brother Coudrain Recognized for Community Service

Published on: February 12, 2019

Patrick G. Coudrain (Gamma Alpha–Louisiana Tech ’07) was named Holy Ghost Catholic School’s Distinguished Graduate for the 2018-2019 school year. “It is a tremendous honor considering that Holy Ghost was founded in 1912 and there are thousands of very deserving and qualified candidates to choose from,” said Coudrain. Patrick now works as an associate at…

Read More

Midwestern State Participates in Alzheimer’s Walk

Published on: November 5, 2018

A group of KA brothers from the Gamma Omega Chapter at Midwestern State joined a total of about 200 people in the annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s, which raised more than $71,000 for the Wichita Falls Alzheimer’s Association.

Read More

Singleton Named Austin Peay State Interim VP for Student Affairs

Published on: October 9, 2018

With the retirement of Sherryl Byrd from Austin Peay State University, Gregory R. Singleton (Gamma Gamma–Memphis ’82) was named interim vice president for student affairs effective July 1. Arriving at Austin Peay State University in July 2007, Gregory Singleton previously served as the Associate Dean of Students and Director of Judicial Affairs at the University of Miami; Assistant…

Read More

How to Track Your Chapter’s Community Service

Published on: September 7, 2018

Service is a great way to bond with brothers, recruit new members, mix with sororities, and, more especially, make a positive impact on the local community. Some campuses or Greek life offices have their own system for tracking community service hours, but if your campus doesn’t offer one, there is still hope! The best way…

Read More

Bleating the Heat: KA Hosts Goat Yoga

Published on: September 6, 2018

Bleating the Heat: KA Hosts Goat Yoga, by Whitney Forbis Reposted from The Emory Wheel Vriksasana, or Tree Pose, is a balancing act in which yogis stand on one leg, their other foot resting lightly on their ankle. Transfixing their Drishti, or “Yogic Gaze,” onto a still object, the practitioner wobbles toward near stillness. Suddenly, a…

Read More

Aiken Honored with Order’s Highest Award – Knight Commander’s Accolade

Published on: August 6, 2018

Knight Commander Darren S. Kay conferred the Knight Commander’s Accolade upon King V. Aiken, Jr.  (Kappa–Mercer ’83) on Friday, August 3, 2018, during the 6th annual Crimson & Gold Society Dinner at the Cherokee Town & Country Club in Atlanta, Georgia. The Knight Commander’s Accolade is the highest individual honor an alumnus can receive, bestowed in the…

Read More

Call to Community: Remembering Doug Young

Published on: March 6, 2018

The Order invites you to pause in remembrance of a brother whose dedication to community shaped his life and embodied the values of KA. Doug Young (Delta Lambda—Middle Tennessee State ’69) did it all. He served as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army from 1971-1973, where he worked in military intelligence. He owned and…

Read More

2018 National Undergraduate Chairman & Vice-Chairman

Published on: January 18, 2018

The Undergraduate Conference met at the Number I’s Leadership Institute on January 5, 2018, and elected J.D. Norris and Winson Gammon as the 2018 National Undergraduate Chairman and Vice-Chairman, respectively. These brothers will represent the undergraduate KA membership throughout 2018. James Dreyer “JD” Norris (Delta Omicron–Clemson ’15) A junior from Detroit, Michigan, JD is pursuing his bachelor’s…

Read More

Honoring Our Nation’s Heroes

Published on: December 27, 2017

On Saturday, December 16th, several brothers of the Delta Tau Chapter at Francis Marion University volunteered in the annual Wreaths Across America event at the historic Florence National Cemetery. Thousands of wreaths were placed at the graves of our nation’s heroes by volunteers, including veteran’s families and active brothers Tyler Moore ’17, Joshua Rodgers ’16,…

Read More

Ohio Alumni Organize Teams for MDA Muscle Walks

Published on: October 4, 2017

The Bowling Green Alumni Chapter helped to organize a team for both the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s  Muscle Walks in Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ohio-area KA’s helped to raise $468 for the Cleveland Muscle Walk and $405 for the Columbus Muscle Walk. We hope to continue this tradition and look forward to more brothers participating in…

Read More

Blog Categories