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Yellow Jackets set to face Kentucky in TaxSlayer Bowl

Yellow Jackets set to face Kentucky in TaxSlayer BowlThe Georgia Tech football team will conclude its 2016 season Saturday against Kentucky in the TaxSlayer Bowl.

The Yellow Jackets (8-4) face the Wildcats (7-5) at EverBank Field in Jacksonville. Kickoff is at 11 a.m. on ESPN. Georgia Tech is once again part of bowl season, having missed out last year following a string of 18 consecutive bowl appearances.

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Brother Richard Truly, former astronaut, celebrates 79th birthday

Brother Richard Truly, former astronaut, celebrates 79th birthdayJust last month, Kappa Alpha Order Alpha Sigma Chapter Brother Richard Truly ’59 celebrated his 79th birthday. Truly, a test pilot and Vice Admiral in the Navy, is probably best known as an astronaut and former NASA administrator.

Originally from Mississippi, Truly studied aeronautical engineering at Georgia Tech before embarking on a career in the Navy. He’d been in the Navy ROTC as well as Kappa Alpha Order while in college.

In 1969, Truly joined the NASA Astronaut Corps. He was the capsule communicator for the 1973 Skylab missions.

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Joseph Satterfield's ’10 KA Brothers Provide Support During One of Life's Toughest Moments

Joseph Satterfield's ’10 KA Brothers Provide Support During One of Life's Toughest Moments On October 24, brother Joseph Satterfield ’10 was getting ready to board a plane when he suffered a stroke. He is currently recovering at Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane, Australia, where he has been living and working as a medical engineer for the past few years. Joseph is currently regaining function of his right arm and leg and will be undergoing intense physical and speech therapy in the coming months. As Joseph's brothers, we want to help him focus on getting better and not have to worry about medical bills and other costs. Read on to find out how you can help. 

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Larry Kelly ’62: "KA Helped Get Me Through College"

Larry Kelly ’62: "KA Helped Get Me Through College"Being a KA helped Larry Kelly ’62 get through college. He joined in the late ’50s because, from the very beginning, he felt a connection with the brothers. "I found them to be very friendly. I didn't get the same warm and fuzzy feeling from any of the other fraternities I talked with," he said. And those same brothers he connected with from day one would play an instrumental role in ensuring that Larry focused on academics and graduated from college. Read on for the full story. 

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Give Thanks to KA

Give Thanks to KAWhat's life like for you today? Chances are, KA played a role in getting you to where you are. Whether you landed your dream job, met your significant other, or gained lifelong friends, there are many reasons to be thankful for your KA experience. Read on for our top four. 

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