News en-us AMF Worksheet and Risk Mgmt Early Bird Due Today INDIANAPOLIS Today, September 15, 2014, is the final day to submit your chapter or colony Annual Membership Fee Worksheet and the final day to receive the Early Bird Discount on your Risk Management Fees. This AMF worksheet must be completed by your Grand Province Advisor or TKE Professional Staff Regional Director. Chapter and colonies that wish to receive a 10% on their chapter statement must pay the Risk Management Fee in full by end of business. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0500 St. Jude Challenge -- Sigma-Gamma & Nu-Mu The Tau-Omega & Upsilon-Iota chapters of Tau Kappa Epsilon did a phenomenal job in the first St. Jude Challenge. Tau-Omega found success through St. Jude's free online fundraising utilities, and Upsilon-Iota is still counting dollars from their annual Miles for Memphis event. Now, after a great first week, Tau-Omega and Upsilon-Iota have passed the torch. Nu-Mu of the University of South Alabama and Sigma-Gamma of SUNY - Plattsburgh have been called out. Fraters, you are on the clock. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Remembering Sept. 11, 2001 INDIANAPOLIS - On a clear Tuesday morning on September 11, 2001, an act of terror on American soil in New York, Washington, D.C. and Pennsylvania left men, women and children with a feeling of emptiness, sorrow and anger. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Shop AmazonSmile. Support TEF INDIANAPOLIS It's time to make your everyday Amazon purchases work for you. Introducing Amazon Smile. AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the Tau Kappa Epsilon Educational Foundation (TEF) every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at, you'll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite charitable organization. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Register Today for a PEC Near You! INDIANAPOLIS - Spots are filling quickly for the first series of Province Educational Conferences held by Tau Kappa Epsilon Professional Staff members and volunteers. September 13, 2014, marks the kickoff of PECs in the Buckeye, Dutch, Empire and Minnesota provinces. Tekes in these regions will have the first opportunity to network, learn, and grow from Fraters throughout TKE Nation. Pre-register for a conference today to save your spot. Mon, 08 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0500 National Suicide Prevention Week INDIANAPOLIS On Wednesday, September 10, the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP), in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Federation for Mental Health, is hosting World Suicide Prevention Day. This year's theme is "Suicide Prevention: One World Connected," and will focus on raising awareness that suicide is a major preventable cause of premature death on a global level. Mon, 08 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Managing Risk: A Respectable Change INDIANAPOLIS - As we enter the fall semester, groups across TKE Nation are preparing for their Fall New Member Program. From organizing Rush events to planning weekly New Member Meetings, our Fraters are working to design an educational experience that will help our new brothers come to understand what it means to be a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon. While the vast majority of these new members will be learning about Love, Charity, and Esteem and developing their personal worth and character, some of our new members will be faced with "traditions" that do not appear in the "Teke Guide" or "Silver Book." Fri, 05 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Upcoming Deadlines - Fall 2014 INDIANAPOLIS With the beginning of a new academic year, it's important your chapter or colony is up to date with annual form requirements. The first order of business for your chapter or colony to carry out includes payment of the Risk Management Fee and completion of the Annual Membership Fee Worksheet and 990-N tax form. Thu, 04 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0500 PEC Registration Open! Beginning Saturday, September 13, 2014, Tau Kappa Epsilon will be kicking off the first series of Province Educational Conferences. These Province Educational Conferences (PECs) are designed to be the most accessible of our programs. A PEC is typically a one-day event, which is held at a minimal cost. This is the chance for every Teke and even those yet to be initiated into the Bond to gather with others, learn and celebrate TKE. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0500 St. Jude Challenge -- Tau-Omega & Upsilon-Iota INDIANAPOLIS Last year, over the course of eight weeks, 16 chapters were paired against one another in an effort to raise funds for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Tau Kappa Epsilon's St. Jude Challenge. Those chapters who competed did an absolutely incredible job on their way to raising over $14,000 in the short eight week period. This year, we are going to soar past those numbers. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Social Media Survey INDIANAPOLIS In an effort to tailor Tau Kappa Epsilon's social media accounts to better suit the Fraters and followers of TKE, we are asking you take five minutes to complete our Social Media Survey. This survey will guide the direction for the 2014-2015 academic year in regard to number of posts, type of posts, photos, facts, trivia, etc. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0500 St. Jude Challenge Kickoff Sept. 2, 2014 INDIANAPOLIS - The start of St. Jude Challenge is one week away! On Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014 the Offices of the Grand Chapter will announce two groups to go head-to-head in raising funds for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. That means it's time to get ready for the start of the 2014-2015 St. Jude Challenge! Mon, 25 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0500 #TekeTuesday - ALS Ice Bucket Challenge INDIANAPOLIS Today, the Offices of the Grand Chapter would like to recognize the thousands of individuals throughout TKE Nation who have taken a splash for ALS. Over the last several weeks, #IceBucketChallenge has steamrolled its way through social media powerhouses Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. With the intention of raising awareness, and more importantly, driving action, the Ice Bucket Challenge has become a global phenomenon, and we, as members of Tau Kappa Epsilon, are pleased to join the cause. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0500 AMF Worksheet and Risk Management Fee Reminder Indianapolis With many colleges and universities around the nation having begun the 2014-2015 academic year, and many soon to follow, it is important chapters and colonies take the time to begin the year on the right foot. The first order of business for chapter and colonies to complete includes payment of the Risk Management Fee and completion of the Annual Membership Fee Worksheet. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Managing Risk - Establishing a Strong Offense INDIANAPOLIS - It has been said that the best defense is a good offense. Typically this saying is used in sports, but this year Tau Kappa Epsilon is using this approach when it comes to Risk Management. This year, TKE is challenging every group to ask themselves one question: When it comes to recruitment and social events, does your group have a weak or strong Risk Management Offense? Fri, 15 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0500 THE TEKE - Fall 2014 Releases / Winter Content Due Indianapolis Every three months, Tau Kappa Epsilon releases its quarterly magazine, THE TEKE. The official publication of Tau Kappa Epsilon features highlights around TKE Nation including: chapter and colony news, alumni news, Buckwheat's Corner, Dress for Success and much more. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Back to Basics - Creating a Budget INDIANAPOLIS The beginning of another school year is on the horizon. That means it is time to prepare, review and reestablish your chapter or colony's budget for the upcoming academic year. Financial responsibility is a key component of every successful organization on campus. Having a budget in place for the upcoming year will ensure that funds are available for recruitment, philanthropy, scholarships, brotherhood events, Red Carnation Ball, and most importantly, Conclave! Wed, 13 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0500 #TekeTuesday - Coast-to-Coast with Frater Chris Rupp INDIANAPOLIS - Today's #TekeTuesday features Frater Chris Rupp and his coast-to-coast journey from Seattle to Miami for Make-A-Wish Foundation. Tau Kappa Epsilon's Milwaukee Alumni Association reported Frater Rupp's story in their Alumni Newsletter Summer Issue. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0500 #TKELive Twitter Q&A Event INDIANAPOLIS Through more than 200 million tweets per day, people around the world use Twitter to instantly connect to what's most meaningful to them. On campuses around the nation, conversation is made up of fraternity and sorority members, advisors and university officials engaging in spirited debate and conversation about the future of the fraternity and sorority community. As an organization dedicated to the growth and development of each member, we believe it is important to act in a straightforward and transparent approach. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Risk Management Fees Available Indianapolis - By now, all chapters and colonies in Tau Kappa Epsilon have received their 2014-2015 Risk Management Fee invoice from James R. Favor & Company. Fri, 08 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0500