News en-us 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 RLC 2015 Announcement INDIANAPOLIS Tau Kappa Epsilon International Headquarters is proud to announce the dates and locations for the 2015 Regional Leadership Conference (RLC) season. Additionally, TKE is excited to share that this year's RLC lineup will be tailored to suit the personal growth and development of the Fraternity's membership base. Sat, 01 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0500 No Shave for St. Jude Kids 2014 November is a month where facial hair runs wild across the country. As many individuals choose to celebrate an intermission in shaving during November, did you know you could support the children of St. Jude at the same time? Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Register for St. Jude Give thanks. Walk On Saturday, November 22, supporters in more than 65 communities across the country will participate in the annual St. Jude Give thanks. Walk. This exciting event helps raise funds to support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. With a five-year, $1 million pledge, Tau Kappa Epsilon is all in! Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0500 TKE Educational Foundation Introduces Planned Giving Website TKE Educational Foundation is proud to announce our state-of-the-art planned giving website! Designed with your interests in mind, this website explores the vehicles available for you to donate and benefit the Fraternity you cherish, enabling us to continue building Better Men for a Better World, while caring for your loved ones and lessening your tax burden for 2014 and beyond. Planned giving calculators help you determine the best way to give while at the same time caring for those you love. The calculators help demonstrate the increased impact of gifts such as trusts and annuities among others. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0500 eCompliance Training Due October 24, 2014 INDIANAPOLIS - On September 24, Chief Executive Officer Donald E. Aldrich announced a mandatory eCompliance training to be completed by every collegiate member and candidate by October 24, 2014. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0500 #TekeTuesday -- Beta-Mu Reagan Run On October 11-14th, the Beta-Mu chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon partnered with the Alzheimer's Association to help end Alzheimer's disease. This past weekend's running served as the 10th annual Reagan Run, a 180-mile relay from Lewisburg, PA to Washington, DC with a goal to raise awareness and funds to benefit the research, care and support efforts of the Alzheimer's Association. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0500 990-N IRS Tax Forms & Risk Management Fee Due 10/15/2014 990 IRS Tax Forms & Risk Management Fee Due Wednesday, October 15, 2014. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0500 St. Jude Challenge -- Epsilon-Delta Up next for the Tau Kappa Epsilon St. Jude Challenge is the Epsilon-Delta chapter at University of Massachusetts Amherst. Fraters, you are on the clock. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Eric Johnson Departs from TKE Professional Staff INDIANAPOLIS - Today, October 8, 2014, is Eric Johnson's last day on the Tau Kappa Epsilon International Fraternity Professional Staff. Eric Johnson has served TKE for the past year as a Finance & Risk Specialist responsible for guiding chapters and individuals in fulfilling their financial responsibility to the Fraternity. In this role, Eric also assisted chapters in budgeting and fulfilling payment plans. Wed, 08 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0500