Interview with George Leighton, the oldest living Kappa

Grand Polemarch Thomas L. Battles, Jr. presents Brother Leighton with the first KAN pin from the Senior Kappa Affairs Endowment Fund initiative

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Interview with J. Ernest Wilkins

For a quarter century, J. Ernest Wilkins served as the Grand Keeper of Records and Exchequer of Kappa Alpha Psi, handing nearly all the duties that are now undertaken in the International Headquarters. He was the fraternity's 13th Grand Polemarch, serving from 1947 to 1950. In 1954, Wilkins was appointed by President Dwight Eisenhower as Undersecretary of Labor for International Labor Affairs, thus becoming the first African American to have a sub-cabinet position. This is an interview of Wilkins in a nationally televised news interview.

The Brothers of Hendersonville Alumni hosted the Kids Need School Supplies Fall Drive with donations and proceeds going to support Vena Stuart Elementary School in Gallatin, TN. The school supplies were presented to the children and parents at a special program hosted by the Vena Stuart PTO. Pictured with the fraternity are Principal Dr. Brenda Valentine and Assistant Principal Gregg Pursley.

On October 8th the Brothers of Hendersonville Alumni participated in a Habitat for Humanity construction build; they were proud to put the final touches on the house which is of both quality craftsmanship and affordable. The brothers were also on hand for the presentation of the keys to a deserving family from the community.

The Hendersonville Alumni Chapter was proud to support this year’s electoral process by exercising their voting rights, promoting the Keeping African Americans Political-Political Action Committee (KAPPAC) initiatives and volunteering their services to the Davidson County Election Commission.

Kappa's Military Men at the Centennial

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Kamp Kappa

Alexandria-Fairfax spearheaded the top-tier ‘Guide Right’ program of the Eastern Province, Kamp Kappa. Created to provide mentoring, education and guidance to adolescent males, this year’s Kamp Kappa celebrated its 18th anniversary. Thirty-seven campers (ages 10 to 16) from across the Eastern Province gathered at William B. Snyder Boys Scout Camp in Haymarket, Virginia to participate in the Kappa Scholarship Endowment …

Bowie/Mitchellville (MD) Alumni Chapter Celebrates the 88th birthday of Brother Dr. John M. Jenkins

Members of the Bowie/Mitchellville (MD) Alumni Chapter, celebrated the 88th birthday of Brother Dr. John M. Jenkins, on July 9, 2011 during the 80th Grand Chapter Meeting, in Indianapolis, IN. Brother Jenkins is a 62 year Life Member initiated in 1948 at the North Carolina A&T State University Chapter, the Alpha Nu of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Brother Jenkins …

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80th Grand Chapter Meeting – Baltimore (MD) Alumni Chapter

During the 80th Grand Chapter Meeting the 32nd International Grand Polemarch of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. William Randy Bates, Jr. Esq., stopped to take a photo with the 48th administration of Baltimore Alumni. Polemarch Dedric Rogers, 2nd Vice Polemarch Marvin Carr and 1st Vice Polemarch Kirk Hemphill. Photo: (left to right) William Randy Bates, Jr. Esq, Dedric Rogers, Marvin …

Bobby Mills selected for Premier Department of Defense Program

Brother Bobby Mills, Alexandria Fairfax (VA) Alumni Chapter, was selected for the Department of Defense (DoD) Senior Leadership Development Program (DSLDP).  DSLDP is the premier two year training program for developing potential civilian Senior Executive Service members within DoD and a key element of the Department’s talent management succession strategy.  Over 200 DoD civilians competed in the rigorous DSLDP selection …

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2nd Annual Greek Unity Affair

The Chesapeake/Virginia Beach (VA) Alumni Chapter hosted the 2nd Annual Greek Unity Affair on the evening of Saturday, June 4, 2011 at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott Hotel in Downtown Norfolk.  This event was held to both commemorate the Tenth Annual Beautillion Militaire Banquet, and to promote cohesiveness amongst Greeks in the Hampton Roads Area. Over 500 people were in attendance …

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