Alpha Kappa Alpha Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. City Celebrates Hometown Celebrity, Proclaims 'Germany Kent Day'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | PR Log

    ... of Greenville. Kent also received a "Lifetime Community Service Award" from the Eta Theta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, which was presented by the Chapter's President Mary Hardy. In addition, Kent received a "Legacy Award" from the ...

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  2. Caregivers gather to share stories, raise Alzheimer's awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    People gathered at Grace Bible Church Wednesday evening to share their experience caring for those with Alzheimer's disease, as well as raise awareness of the neurological disorder. The West Virginia Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association and the Alpha Omicron Omega chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority organized the event on the summer solstice, the day of the year with the longest period of daylight.

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  3. Alzheimer's disease highlighted on longest day of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    With the longest day of the year upon us, many are thankful for the extra daylight hours; but for those dealing with Alzheimer's disease, every day can seem like the longest day of the year. That is why the West Virginia Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association and the Alpha Omicron Omega Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority have come together to raise awareness and provide support for those suffering from Alzheimer's and their families.

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  4. A noose was found in D.C. two days before Juneteenth. It's the third such case this monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    ... reference to the gorilla who was killed last year - and "AKA free," a reference to the predominantly black Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority to which Dumpson belongs. The University of Maryland has also been plagued by racially charged events that ...

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  5. 'Don't fear failure,' CBS anchor Michelle Miller...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Morristown Green

    ... hands warily rose high. The hands belonged to winners of scholarships from the Pi Theta Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha , an international service organization with a local branch. The students were feted at a breakfast in Florham Park over the ...

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  6. Chapter's 36th anniversary celebratedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Daily Dispatch

    Front row from left are Dianne Evans, Mary Thompson,Iris Allen, Shirley Holliday, Pauletta Williams, LaRhonda Harris, Joyce Long; second row from left are Toni Rankin Green, Vivian Bullock, Carolyn Green, Carolyn White, Roberta Scott and Jackie Harris; top row from left are Yvonne Hanks, Teresa Gilreath, Tertia Allen, Faye Spence and Phyllis Williams. In the summer of 1980, a group of women dedicated to the betterment of family and community came together with the objective of forming a new graduate chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

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  7. Third noose found outside a Washington, D.C. museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Salon

    ... nooses were found in three separate campus locations . Some of them had "AKA" on them, a reference to Alpha Kappa Alpha, a sorority that is predominantly black. Others referenced Harambe, a gorilla that was killed by the Cincinnati Zoo last year. ...

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  8. Germany Kent To Be Honored In HometownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | PR Log

    ... achievements and commitment to community service. CULVER CITY, Calif. - June 19, 2017 - PRLog -- The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Eta Theta Omega Chapter, and Les Modernettes Social Club are proud to co-host a community reception to honor Greenville ...

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  9. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    While the sorority has the pancake breakfast every year, they wanted to combine it this year to remember Juneteenth, which is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. "We're about service to mankind that's what our motto is for Alpha Kappa Alpha," said Shunta McFadden, a coordinator for the event.

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  10. Father encourages his three children to set high goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... everything he does." Yolanda was majoring in chemistry at Prairie View A&M, where she became a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha. But when she decided to become a nutritionist, she transferred to TWU, which has a stronger department in her field, she ...

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  11. Community members honored for service at EPOCH AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | Charlottesville Tomorrow

    ... room. An announcement asked for seats to be taken, and the room became quiet. The Eta Phi Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Incorporated hosted their biennial Eta Phi Omega Community Heroes Awards on Saturday, honoring students and community ...

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  12. Pancake breakfast raises money for local scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | KAUZ

    While the sorority has the pancake breakfast every year, they wanted to combine it this year to remember Juneteenth, which is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. "We're about service to mankind that's what our motto is for Alpha Kappa Alpha," said Shunta McFadden, a coordinator for the event.

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  13. United Way Day of Action happening in west Alabama FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... would otherwise expend the organizations' limited resources. For instance, the local graduate chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. was at Oakdale Elementary School in Tuscaloosa early Friday morning to beautify the school's garden. The garden ...

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  14. Alpha Kappa Alpha awards scholarships to deserving studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | WWLP

    The Springfield chapter of the African-American sorority Alpha Kappa Alpha continued its good work Sunday, providing college scholarship money to deserving students. More than 300 sorority members attended the fundraiser at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Springfield.

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  15. AKA attends conference in AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Greene Publishing, Inc.

    Story Submitted Members of the Nu Omega Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. attended their 64th South Atlantic Conference in Atlanta, Ga ., March 22 through March 26. The Regional Conference is comprised of members from Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina.

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  16. Our citizenship demands more of us: We have to actively be anti-racistRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... were discovered at American University in Washington, scrawled with the letters "AKA Free." (AKA, or Alpha Kappa Alpha, is a predominately African-American sorority.) Imagine you are a child, and are taught that labels can't define you. You are told ...

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  17. Dr. Jacqueline O. Dansby Recognized as a Woman of Excellence by...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | PR.com

    ... her with an award as an Exemplary Citizen for Outstanding Service to Youth. Dr. Dansby is affiliated with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and served on their international Board of Directors and as the South Central Regional Director, providing ...

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  18. Collinsville playground gets some TLC from Alphas and Morris Township policeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Morristown Green

    That's "Restore, Refresh and Renew," the theme of a cleanup organized by the Pi Theta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha and the Morris Township police. Deputy Mayor Louise Johnson came to show support, and Officers Diego Pinheiro, Derek Adair, Matthew Flynn, Mark Osterhoudt, Juan Rodriguez, Robert Shearer, Jason Lawlor and Mark DiCarlo turned out for an exhibition basketball game vs. community members.

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  19. Senator Kevin Parker hosts 10th annual prom dress giveawayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    ... the Samuel J. Tilden HS Campus in Brooklyn. With the support of sponsors such as Macy's, Lydia Closet, and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. - Delta Rho Omega Chapter, Senator Parker offered over 300 high school seniors the ultimate pre-prom ...

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  20. FBI investigating fatal stabbing of black student at University of MarylandRead the original story

    May 22, 2017 | Washington Times

    ... campus life, said the bananas had the letters AKA written on them, representing the mostly black sorority Alpha Kappa Alpha. American University President Neil Kerwin called the incident a "crude and racially insensitive act of bigotry." He noted ...

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