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Released April 6, 2005


HATTIESBURG -- During the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity's 69th Southwestern Province Council meeting in Natchez, the Kappa Iota chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity at The University of Southern Mississippi won the Undergraduate Chapter of the Year Award “Medium” for the second year in a row.

The chapter was selected from 59 undergraduate chapters in the five-state province for its exemplary campus leadership, academic achievement and service to the civic community. The chapter also won the "Best Web site" award ( Every semester the chapter hosts programs, activities, and functions designed to promote the social, intellectual, and moral welfare of its members and the campus community.

André J. Heath, assistant to the dean for strategic initiatives in the College of Science and Technology at The University of Southern Mississippi and adviser to the chapter, won the Edward R. Ellois Jr. Award during the meeting. The award is one of the highest awards available to an alumni member of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity, Inc. within the Southwestern Province. Heath was selected for his performance as adviser to the undergraduate chapter, meeting the fraternity’s criteria of administering the duties of his position with judgment, initiative and resourcefulness over a period of two years.


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May 16, 2005 2:53 PM