Homecoming Weekend

Please join use for Homecoming Weekend, November 3rd – 4th

Friday, Nov 3rd (5:30pm) – Alumni Happy Hour at Big E’s
Saturday, Nov 4th (Time TBD) – Housing Corp and Alumni Chapter Meetings at the House
Saturday, Nov 4th (10:00am) – Tailgate at Bowers Stadium Bearkat Alley (see map below)
Saturday, Nov 4th (12:00pm) – Football Game

Induction Ceremony

Congratulations to the group of 16 who were inducted as New Members Awaiting Initiation

From L to R: Brighton Whittaker, Chris Womack, Aiden Shaw, Matthew Ortiz, Kyle Nash, Joseph Medellin, Carsen Luna, Michael Koch, Jake Kilander, Tristan Getgood, Michael Fox, Jake Everett, Khire Cooper, Jimmy Chanthakhoun Not Pictured: Winston Kibler and Noah Ortiz

Passing of Perry Hicks

We are sad to notify of the unexpected passing of our dear brother Perry Hicks initiated in 1987. Please keep his wife Kathy and his grieving family in your prayers.

Kappa Alpha Journal

The latest KA Journal has just came out and it is a fantastic issue with an article on the Courts of Honor which included two from Gamma Tau who were inducted into the newly created Duncan Province, Jay Fine ’94 and Robert (Bobby Mac) McAndrews ’85, pictures on page 52. It also includes pictures with the three current KA’s as Governors. Here is the link to the Journal https://www.kappaalphaorder.org/news/summer-2023-journal-statesmen/ All new initiates get the Journal for a year and then you can donate $299 and join the Loyal Order to get the Journal for life https://www.kappaalphaorder.org/foundation/ways-to-give/forever-ka/

Sam Houston Rush Week

The guys are gearing up for Rush so if you are interested or know someone who is interested in joining Kappa Alpha Order, contact Recruitment Chairman, Cheighson English 337-852-6052

Special Initiation

The Kappa Alpha Order Executive Council and Knight Commander have approved a special initiation of Travis Cochran and Austin Scarmardo, the Son and Son-in-Law of our dear Brother Mark Cochran ’85. The initiation will be held at the KA Mansion on August 26th at 5:00pm (initiated brothers only) with a reception to follow at 6:30pm (all invited guest).

If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Robert McAndrews (Bobby Mac) ’85 (text/call: 281-650-9533, email: bobbymac14@gmail.com)

Congratulation to Colonel Brian Juaire (Gamma Tau-Sam Houston State ’97)

Col Brian P. Juaire was promoted and assumed the duties as Assistant Chief of Staff G-3/5, Force headquarters Group in June 2020. Brian was initiated into Kappa Alpha Order in 1997 while attending Sam Houston State University. He graduated in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice – Law Enforcement in 1998. See the posts on the KA National Office website for the full publication: https://www.kappaalphaorder.org/2023/01/col-juaire-assistant-chief-of-staff-of-marine-forces-reserve/

Alumni Chapter Happy Hour

Correction to the previous posts. The Happy Hour is Saturday, June 10 at 2:00pm

Kirby Ice House – 1700 Lake Robbins Dr, Woodlands, TX

Looking for a Room in Woodlands, TX

The son-in-law of Jim Tiller is being transferred from Dallas to Woodlands with Exxon, Being close to retirement and family in Dallas, he is looking for a room or small apartment to stay in that is close to Exxon Headquarters. If you know of anything, contact Jim Tiller JimTiller@shsu.edu

Founders Day Fun

Here’s some more photos from Founders Day