News en-us Staff of TKE - Travis Skodack We looked at the Humans of New York project and realized there is a relative similarity in that those outside of the Fraternity don't truly know who is answering the phone, posting on social media and handling the backstage setup. This is our attempt at putting the face to the name. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0600 2015 Black Book Changes Due in 10 Days The Offices of the Grand Chapter is requesting recommendations to keep the Fraternity moving in the right direction. At the 2015 Conclave in New Orleans (August 6-9), changes to the Black Book will be voted on and we would like to receive your input. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0600 Office Closure - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day The Offices of the Grand Chapter will be closed Monday, January 19, 2015, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Normal business hours will resume Tuesday, January 20, 2015. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0600 New RLC Pricing Announcement INDIANAPOLIS - In just over two weeks, the 2015 Regional Leadership Conference series will be kicking off in Atlanta, GA. Since waking up TKE Nation from winter break, we have seen a flurry of registrations just in the past several days. While some Fraters are looking forward to connect with other prominent Tekes or learn how to become a Top TKE Chapter, RLCs are a great opportunity to better your personal and professional development. Wed, 14 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0600 Life Loyal Teke Relaunch Our collegiate and alumni members need you now. Become a Life Loyal Teke and help sustain the Fraternity for Life! Mon, 12 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0600 Founders' Day 2015 This Founders' Day, as I join all of you in reflecting on the history of our beloved Fraternity, now 116 years young, I continue to be awed by the innumerable accomplishments of Tau Kappa Epsilon. From local chapters performing valuable services for and in their communities to distinguished alumni changing the world in virtually all fields of endeavor, Fraters in the Bond have strived to reach our goal of Better Men for a Better World. Sat, 10 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0600 2014 Year in Review | A Guide to 2015 INDIANAPOLIS - In a matter of days and hours, we will be welcoming ushering a new year and placing a seal on the days that were 2014. This past year was filled with triumphs and tribulations, worldwide euphoria during the kickoff of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil and moments that took our breath away from the shock of #IceBucketChallenge. Mon, 29 Dec 2014 00:00:00 -0600 #TekeTuesday - Frater Henry Chateauvert and the Zeta-Phi Chapter Today's #TekeTuesday features a young Frater who has gone above and beyond for his Fraternity, campus and community. While Frater Henry Chateauvert is a recently initiated member of the Fraternity and junior on the Rollins College campus (Zeta-Phi chapter), he has become a leader through his unwavering commitment and service to others. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 00:00:00 -0600 Frater Eric Burgett Brings a Classical Tune to Country Music INDIANAPOLIS - The next time you tune-in to your favorite music station, keep an ear open, because you might be hearing Frater Eric Burgett (Beta, Millikin University) coming through the speakers. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:00 -0600 Addressing Mental Health During the Holidays With all of this going on all at once and mental health issues becoming more and more prevalent on college campuses, it is very important for each member of Tau Kappa Epsilon to utilize the time during winter break to recharge their batteries and make sure they are in a good place mentally before the spring semester starts Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 -0600 The Perfect Holiday Gift - Exclusive TKE Gear INDIANAPOLIS - In the midst of the holiday season, we have taken the opportunity to make your shopping that much easier. Last fall, the Offices of the Grand Chapter teamed up with Frater Nick Dagostino (Upsilon-Gamma), and the staff at Advantage Emblem to present Fraters, friends and family the best TKE Gear available. Whether your looking for a shirt, polo, or jacket, you can find the essentials at Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 -0600 Finals Week - 2014 KRA Rankings INDIANAPOLIS - Last month, the Offices of the Grand Chapter unveiled the 2014 Midyear KRA Rankings. We were pleased to see a number of chapters and colonies took the time to accurately report their activity. It is because of their diligence that the we are able to properly promote and recognize groups as they are the epitome of Tau Kappa Epsilon. To improve your chapter/colony standing, please take a moment to report your group's number by visiting the Chapter Module Dashboard. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 -0600 Purchase A Courtyard Brick Today INDIANAPOLIS - Over a year ago, at the Offices of the Grand Chapter, the Tau Kappa Epsilon Educational Foundation (TEF) held the Better Men for a Better World Courtyard Dedication Ceremony. More than 100 Fraters gathered to celebrate the symbolism the courtyard and the connection it shares with the Fraternity. Today, the courtyard is quickly filling with personalized bricks that tell share a story of true fraternalism. Tue, 09 Dec 2014 00:00:00 -0600 Frater Hickey Invested into Order of Malta INDIANAPOLIS – On Friday, November 14, 2014, Grand Histor Frater Dr. James Hickey was invested into the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of St. John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta (Order of Malta or the Order). The investiture took place at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City during the Solemn Mass of Investiture. Celebrated by Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York and principal chaplain of the Order of Malta, Frater Hickey, with 70 Knights and Dames, was invested into the Sovereign Order of Malta, American Association. Wed, 03 Dec 2014 00:00:00 -0600 No Shave November Winner INDIANAPOLIS –On November 22, 2014, Tekes around the nation gathered in more than 65 communities around the nation to support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Last year, TKE raised more than $45,000 during the St. Jude Give thanks. Walk. This year, we planned to soar past that number and make this a year to remember. Sure enough, every Frater from around the nation took the challenge, and together we raised over $69,000 for St. Jude. Tue, 02 Dec 2014 00:00:00 -0600 #GivingTuesday 2014 #GivingTuesday is trending again on Twitter and Facebook! That means it's time to kick off the season of giving by raising awareness and funds for nonprofits and the philanthropic community. Tue, 02 Dec 2014 00:00:00 -0600 #TekeTuesday - Holiday Drive for St. Vincent INDIANAPOLIS - The Offices of the Grand Chapter would like to recognize the Gamma-Kappa Chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon at Indiana University for their efforts in actively supporting their community and the families within the Indianapolis area. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0600 THE TEKE Winter 2014 - Digital Edition Available Today! INDIANAPOLIS - Hours ago a number of insiders received a special email announcing the arrival of digitally published edition of THE TEKE. Now, we are excited to share the digital edition with all of TKE Nation before it hits your mailbox. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0600 TKE Announces It's On Us Partnership INDIANAPOLIS - Tau Kappa Epsilon International Fraternity is pleased to announce its official partnership with the White House's recently launched "It's On Us" campaign since November 5th. "It's On Us" is a national effort to prevent sexual assault on college and university campuses throughout the nation. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0600 2015 Conclave Black Book Changes This memorandum serves as notice that proposed amendments to the Articles of Incorporation, International Constitution, and International Bylaws & Traditions (the Black Book) will be considered at Conclave 2015. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0600