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Aug 24, 2021

A Proper Lambda Send Off

Due to the impacts of the pandemic and a late reinstatement of the Chapter at Kenyon, Lambda emerged with a single Pledge at the end of the last school year. 7 Alumni from the Fairfield County area took Ben Nash ’24 out for a send-off dinner earlier this month and regaled him with Lambda stories told from different eras.

Aug 24, 2021

Eyes Up

As we shared in our last newsletter, Ben Grannis ’17 is peddling coast to coast to raise awareness about distracted driving. Brother Mark Robinson ’81 joined Ben for part off his ride. Click "Read More" for an update on the journey.

Aug 24, 2021

Lodge Upgrade Underway

If it seems like it’s been years since the Alumni Association renovated the Lodge…it has been! But, with Rush approaching within weeks, exclusive access to West Wing no longer available and 4 Brothers on campus this semester, the Board decided to step up and create a spot where DKEs could entertain.

Aug 3, 2021

DKE Alumni Profile: Stewart Brown '62

Thanks to Stewart Brown '62 for answering our survey! We asked him about his favorite place to go in Gambier, his favorite college tradition, and where life since Kenyon has taken him. Click "Read More" to see what he had to say.

Jul 30, 2021

DKE Alumni Profile: Peter Bianchi '78

"Our tradition of DKE Brotherhood, "Friends from the Heart Forever" really rings true as I am in close touch with many of my brothers on a weekly or monthly basis, sometimes daily..." Thanks to Peter Bianchi '78 for taking the time to speak with us about his DKE experiences. Click "Read More" to see what he had to say.

Jul 30, 2021

DKE Alumni Profile: Noah Winterer '09

"I didn't realize it at the time, but DKE taught me so much about leadership..." Thanks to Noah Winterer '09 for letting us in on what he has been up to since DKE. Click "Read More" to see what he had to say.

Jun 28, 2021

DKE Alumni Profile: Bobby Mullarkey '84

Thanks to Bobby Mullarkey '84 for answering our recent survey! He told us what he has been up to since Kenyon, his most valuable lesson learned, and what it is like to have a child play at an elite level. Click "Read More" to see what Bobby had to say!

Jun 24, 2021

One of the Seven Dwarfs Voiced by A Lambda Alum

One of Lambda's very own was the voice behind the popular character Happy, one of the Dwarfs from Snow White. To learn more about this infectious character of a man, click "Read More."

Jun 23, 2021

DKE Alumni Profile: Bob Heasley '60

We moved to Gambier in 2000 where Jeff Robinson in 2001 bestowed upon me the grand responsibility of both the Alumni Association Treasurer and Lambda Alumni Advisor..." Thanks Bob Heasley '60 for telling us your story, you have been a courageous leader for DKE and we can not thank you enough! Click "Read More" to see what Bob had to say.

May 20, 2021

David Griffith and Mason Mrojikian in the Deke Quarterly

Our very own David Griffith and Mason Morjikian (Chairman of the Board of Deke International) are featured in the Spring 2021 Deke Quarterly. To read the letter from Mason, and the profile on David, click "Read More."

May 20, 2021

Brothers who have entered the Mystic Circle

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Jeffrey Scott "Hambone" Taylor '78 and Richard Clairborne "Clay" Capute '81 into he Mystic Circle. We want to extend our deepest sympathies to their families, friends, and loved ones. Click Read More to view their obituaries.

May 20, 2021

DKE Alumni Profile: Sam Hull '12

"I've been fortunate enough to go on some excellent trips with brothers..." Thanks, Sam, for giving us an update on what you have been up to since DKE! To read what Brother Sam had to say, click "Read More."

May 20, 2021

Spring Clean Pictures

Before our graduating Seniors left campus, they were joined by 4 Alumni to Spring Clean the first Fraternity Lodge in America. Click "Read More" to view the pictures from the day!

Apr 7, 2021

DKE Alumni Profile: James “Jim” H. Logan Jr. '78

"I gained a greater appreciation for my brothers and felt a greater kinship..." Thanks to Jim for taking the time to speak with us about his DKE experience and where life has taken him since then. Click "Read More" to see what Brother Jim had to say.

Apr 7, 2021

Brother Beta on What Sustained Us

It is no secret that the last few years were tough for the Lambda Chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon. With classes graduating, we saw our numbers dwindle down to six active members. However, our pledge class never gave up. We always kept the undying spirit and belief that we would return to campus and grow the fraternity once again. Click "Read More" to view the entire letter from the 165th Pledge Class of Lambda DKE.

Mar 5, 2021

Alumni Profile: Carl Kriss ’10

We recently caught up with Carl Kriss ’10 and had the chance to ask him about his DKE experience, and where life since Kenyon has taken him. Click “Read More” to see what he had to say, and to learn how to nominate an alum to become our next profile subject!

Feb 10, 2021

2021 Delta Kappa Epsilon Kenyon Alumni Events!

With vaccines being distributed, Kenyon DKE alumni can’t wait to get back together in 2021! Are you planning anything fun? Whether it’s a tailgate, a happy hour, or just another virtual reunion, click “Read More” to let us know so we can announce it in an upcoming e-letter.

Feb 3, 2021

Alumni Profile: Jim Irwin ’69

We recently caught up with our very own Jim Irwin ’69 and had the chance to ask him about his DKE experience, and where life since Kenyon has taken him. Click “Read More” to see what he had to say, and to learn how to nominate an alum to become our next profile subject!

Jan 29, 2021

Photo Flashback: Lambda in 1990

’90s brothers: get ready for a blast from the past. Check out this shot; doesn’t this 1990 Kenyon DKE hangout look baller? Were you there? Or do you have any great photos from your glory days to share? Click “Read More” for some fun trivia that’ll take you right back to 1990, and to learn how to share your pics.

Jan 15, 2021

165th Pledge Class Initiated

On New Year’s Day, the 165th Pledge Class was finally inducted into the Mystic Circle of DKE via Zoom. Click "Read More" to see the men that were recently welcomed into our Brotherhood.

Jan 15, 2021

When Spring Break Intersected with History

It was the Spring of 1965 when Biff Butler ’68, Breece McKinney ’68 and another Kenyon student decided to go on a Spring Break road trip. The trio headed to Daytona Beach, then drove cross country to Ole Miss for pre-arranged dates. Click "Read More" to see the historical figure Biff and Breece ran into along the way!

Jan 12, 2021

Proud to be a DKE: Jay Johannigman ’79 reflects on Lambda DKE in the ’70s and his 8 combat medical tours to the Middle East

Today, Jay Johannigman ’79 is back in Afghanistan where he serves as a medical advisor, as well as a flight surgeon. “Weighing in my support and HUA's from the Afghanistan theater,” he writes in response to the news that Lambda DKE has been reinstated. “I’m proud to be a DKE.”

Jan 7, 2021

Delta Kappa Epsilon Kenyon Memories: read your brothers' stories and share your own

What's your best DKE memory? Where are you now and what are you up to these days? Click “Read More” to see how other Lambda Chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon alumni answered these questions, and to find out how to answer them yourself!

Dec 29, 2020

2021 is the Year of Connection

We look forward to continuing to connect you with your fellow Delta Kappa Epsilon Kenyon alumni in 2021, but in order to do this we need your help. We have 72 brothers who we’ve lost touch with since they graduated and you can help us get back in contact. Click “Read More” to find out how you can help keep our alumni community strong.