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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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Auburn KA brothers aid Harvey victims in Texas

Published on: September 7, 2017

REPOSTED ARTICLE: by Lily Jackson, Managing Editor for The Plainsman. Two Auburn students guided their boat into the front door of a flooded house and let off a wife and husband. The husband looked down into what used to be his living room and spotted a Roomba vacuum — submerged under water. “Well, I guess it’s…

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2016 Awards for Chapter Excellence

Published on: March 16, 2017

This spring, hundreds of undergraduate officers and future leaders of their respective chapters met at one of six regional Province Councils throughout the Nation. Along with educational programming on scholarship, risk management, sexual misconduct, Ritual, and other areas of chapter operations, chapters were recognized their achievements for the previous calendar year. Chapters are recognized for…

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Chapel Hill Hometown Hero Hayden Vick

Published on: February 19, 2017

Michael “Hayden” Vick (Upsilon–North Carolina ’14) was named a “Hometown Hero” for the Town of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, for the volunteer work he has done in the Chapel Hill/Carrboro City Schools system. Hayden volunteers with first and third graders at Estes Hills Elementary School several days every week. He helps them with math and spelling and enjoys…

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Province Commander Banks Named to 20 Under 40 and 50 Most Influential People Listings

Published on: September 1, 2016

L. Charles “Charlie” Banks, Jr. (Delta Epsilon–Newberry College ’02) was named to the 2016 Parker Poe 50 Most Influential People by the Greater Columbia Business Monthly. Compiled from nominations, news reports, and research, the list represents the “people who have made things happen the previous year in the areas of business, government, nonprofits, sports, the…

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Province Commander Pinson Named CEO of Trinity Multifamily

Published on: August 25, 2016

Trinity Multifamily added the title of CEO to their current president, H. David “Dave” Pinson (Epsilon Zeta–Arkansas Tech ’00). Dave, who is the Commander of Kappa Alpha Order’s Howard P. Locke Province, succeeds Cliff Cabaness (Delta Eta–Arkansas State ’88) who co-founded the company in 2003 with John Baxter. “I have always been of the mindset…

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