News en-us 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 MyTKE Update Announcement Last summer Tau Kappa Epsilon announced the release of MyTKE, an individualized experience for each Frater in TKE Nation to stay in contact, view the digital edition of THE TEKE magazine, view upcoming events in your area and do much, much more. Over the past six months the Offices of the Grand Chapter has received great feedback in regard to the utilization of the MyTKE program. Today, we are excited to announce a number of key updates to further enhance the MyTKE experience Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0600 2014 Midyear KRA Rankings INDIANAPOLIS - Through the key focuses of our fraternity, chapter success is measured through a metric based system known as Key Result Areas (KRAs). On the Chapter Module Dashboard, a KRA scorecard is presented to show groups where they are at in achieving their goals. There is still time to change your group's overall score and climb the ranks in TKE nation. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0600 2014 Recruitment Midyear Performance Poll INDIANAPOLIS - Chapters and colonies throughout TKE Nation have worked diligently throughout the summer and fall months to recruit the future of Tau Kappa Epsilon. While the Power Five conferences gained a number of spots throughout the board, they were unable to grab the top spot in this year's midyear performance poll. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0600 Register Today for FUTURES QUEST FUTURES QUEST provides leadership training to men who have joined a fraternity in the past two years. The focus of the weekend is identifying personal strength and challenges, developing leadership and communication skills, exploring personal values and strength of conviction, and making a commitment to fraternal ideals. Past participants have left with a plan for their future. Thu, 13 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0600 Veterans & Remembrance Day Nov. 11, 2014 INDIANAPOLIS - The Offices of the Grand Chapter would like to send a heartfelt "Thank You" to the men and women who have served in the United States of America and Canadian Armed Forces. Today not only marks a moment to celebrate the honorable actions by those who have chosen to defend their country, but also as an opportunity to reflect on all that we are thankful for because of the men and women who have served. Tue, 11 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0600 Apply to Lobby on Behalf of the Greek Community in Washington, D.C. The Fraternal Government Relations Coalition (FGRC) , comprised of the National Panhellenic Conference, North-American Interfraternity Conference, and the Fraternity and Sorority Political Action Committee, is looking for outstanding campus and chapter leaders to serve as advocates for the fraternity and sorority community in Washington, D.C. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0600 Grand Council Enforces eCompliance Training By unanimous vote of the Grand Council on November 6, 2014, any member who has failed to complete eCompliance by 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time on November 14, 2014, will be preferred charges by the Grand Council of Tau Kappa Epsilon for removal of membership and sent before the Grand Court. Members will be tried for violation of the Black Book, Chapter XXV, Section 2, points A and B. Fri, 07 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0600 Grand Prytanis Bob Barr Celebrates Birthday INDIANAPOLIS - The Offices of the Grand Chapter would like to wish the Grand Prytanis Frater Bob Barr a happy birthday today. Frater Barr has been a valuable asset to the growth and development to Tau Kappa Epsilon and the solidarity of the Fraternity's standing is a testament to his leadership. Wed, 05 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0600 2015 RLC Volunteer Opportunity INDIANAPOLIS - Tau Kappa Epsilon International Headquarters proudly unveiled the dates and locations of the 2015 Regional Leadership Conference last weekend. Tue, 04 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0600 Adam Kearns Rejoins TKE Professional Staff The Offices of the Grand Chapter is pleased to announce the hiring of Frater Adam Kearns to the Tau Kappa Epsilon Professional Staff. Effective immediately, Frater Kearns will take on the role of Finance and Risk Specialist. Mon, 03 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0600