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Take a peek at this photo from Alpha Sigma’s past

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We have numerous photos like this in our archives, but we need more! If you have old pictures from your Kappa Alpha Order days, send them along to us. We're sure that your brothers would like to see them.

Brothers travel to see Yellow Jackets’ bowl

Kappa Alpha Order brothers Jim Elliot’ 79 and Barry Cox ‘82 traveled to Jacksonville for the game. While they were there, they met up with Brother Joe Putnal ’80. They also saw the daughter of Brother Chuck Haley ’86 while they were in town (see photo).

Read more: Brothers travel to see Yellow Jackets’ bowl

During this Christmas season, please give to Alpha Sigma

In this season of giving, please remember your brothers at Kappa Alpha Order.

Thanks to Alpha Sigma Chapter, you learned about the seven principles of reverence, gentility, service, leadership, knowledge, perseverance and excellence. With a gift this Christmas season, you’ll be helping other young men discover these great principles – ones that no doubt had an important influence on your life.

When you contribute to the Alpha Sigma Alumni Association, you’re helping to maintain the house we still call home and fund undergraduate programs that changed our lives for the better.

Kappa Alpha Order Alpha Sigma Chapter has given so much to so many. Please help us continue to do so.

Yellow Jackets set to face Kentucky in TaxSlayer Bowl

The 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.

Read more: Yellow Jackets set to face Kentucky in TaxSlayer Bowl

Brother Richard Truly, former astronaut, celebrates 79th birthday

Just 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.

Read more: Brother Richard Truly, former astronaut, celebrates 79th birthday

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