News en-us #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 Conclave 2015 - One Year Out Indianapolis In 365 days, Tekes across the nation will converge in The Crescent City; The Big Easy; NOLA; that's right, New Orleans. Conclave 2015 is officially one year out, and that means it's time to start saving and decide who is making the cut to join you on your greatest Fraternity memory. Wed, 06 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0500 #TekeTuesday Frater Dean Bob Indianapolis In this edition of #TekeTuesday, the Offices of the Grand Chapter would like to recognize Frater Robert E. Smith, commonly referred to as Dean Bob, for his service and commitment to Tau Kappa Epsilon. Frater Dean Bob served as the catalyst behind the conception and creation of the newly developed Heritage Center. It is because of his passion and dedication that artifacts and memorabilia of Tau Kappa Epsilon have a place to call home. Tue, 05 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Fall Recruitment Packages Available - Order Today Indianapolis - Recruitment is right around the corner! That means it's time to order your recruitment kit. The Tau Kappa Epsilon recruitment material packages are ready to order. Each package has a variety of items including: bid cards, writing pens, button pins, recruitment booklets and material usage guides. Place a recruitment package order for your chapter or colony today. Mon, 04 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0500 TKE Announces Year at a Glance Calendar Indianapolis The Offices of the Grand Chapter is dedicated toward making major dates and deadlines as straightforward and transparent as possible. In order to serve you better, Tau Kappa Epsilon has generated a Year at a Glance calendar to provide collegiate and alumni members notable dates and deadlines for the upcoming academic year. Mon, 04 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Celebrating Major Charter Anniversaries Indianapolis - The Offices of the Grand Chapter would like to recognize the chapters and colonies that have celebrated major charter anniversaries over the past three months. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0500 #TekeTuesday - Rowan University Indianapolis - Amongst other traits, the foundation of Tau Kappa Epsilon is based on the brotherhood demonstrated by Fraters in times of sorrow. When a Frater or friend of TKE is in need, the manner is which we respond is a glimpse into the true character and rectitude of our nature. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0500 2014-2015 Chapter KRA Scorecard Announcement Indianapolis - Each academic year, to ensure the success of colonies and chapters throughout TKE Nation, Tau Kappa Epsilon sets metrics for each group called Key Result Areas (KRAs). These measurements were established to help keep TKE chapters and colonies accountable. The Key Result Areas ensure that future generations will have a solid foundation for years to come. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Professional Staff Restructuring Announcement Indianapolis - Tau Kappa Epsilon announces restructuring of several positions within the TKE Professional Staff. Effective immediately, the position of Associate Regional Director (ARD) will be realigned and referred to as Fraternal Services Specialist, Frater Todd Farmer will be taking on a new role as Director of Alumni Engagement and Frater Jeremiah Smith will assume the position of Web Specialist. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0500 #TekeTuesday - Fraters Rapetski and Wyllie Welcome to Tau Kappa Epsilon's new #TekeTuesday series. During the course of Teke Tuesday, we will be highlighting chapter and individual success throughout TKE Nation. In the first of our series of articles, we sat down with two men who have been making an impact in their community - alumni Fraters Walter Rapetski and Stanley Wyllie. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0500 What Does Headquarters Actually Do - Financial Management Indianapolis - Continuing our "What Does Headquarters Actually Do?" series, the Offices of the Grand Chapter is pleased to present the financial management of Tau Kappa Epsilon. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0500 2014-2015 Fee Announcement Today, Chief Executive Officer, Donald E. Aldrich, announced the 2014-2015 Fee Structure for Tau Kappa Epsilon. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Registration Open for St. Jude Give thanks. Walk. On Saturday, November 22, supporters in more than 65 communities across the country will participate in the St. Jude Give thanks. Walk. This exciting event helps raise funds to support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0500