THE TEKE - Summer 2015 Release / Fall Content Due

THE TEKE - Summer 2015 Release / Fall Content Due

INDIANAPOLIS – On October 19, 1907, Frater Wallace G. McCauley recited an address that forever changed the trajectory of the Fraternity. This speech - accurately titled "Opportunity Out of Defeat" - set the principles of Tau Kappa Epsilon. "Let us issue a magazine, quarterly at first, name it THE TEKE, make it attractive and artistic in form," said McCauley in the address. "Let it be piquant and virile in tone, representative of our Fraternity, and a reflector of student life generally."

Following Frater McCauley's proclamation, THE TEKE was born January 1908. Since then, through two World Wars, the Great Depression and other countless obstacles, the Fraternity's magazine has thrived.

Today, with only months left until Conclave 2015 in New Orleans, we are excited to release the summer issue of THE TEKE

This issue is a 40-page testament to the spirit of the Fraternity. Particular highlights include a look at how Tau Kappa Epsilon is the Fraternity for Life, a review of top performing chapters and colonies, and a sit down with WTHR-13 sportscaster and voice of the Indianapolis 500, Frater Dave Calabro. Featured in this issue is a look back at Frater Bob Barr's journey from the Beta-Sigma chapter at the University of Southern California to Grand Prytanis. 

View THE TEKE online today at theteke.org.


Fall Magazine Content Due – Do you have a story or event to share with TKE Nation? Content for the summer edition of THE TEKE is due June 15, 2015. You can email content to theteke@tke.org. Digital photos must be at least 300 dpi in resolution or on a digital camera's highest quality setting. Please include information about events, community service projects and other notable achievements.

We are also seeking nominations for the following:

Volunteer of the Month – With hundreds of volunteers aiding in the Fraternity's development and growth, we look forward to recognizing three individuals who go above and beyond in helping chapters and colonies achieve excellence. Submit your recommendation for Volunteer of the Month to theteke@tke.org. We ask you provide roughly 350-400 words describing the individual and what they have done to earn Volunteer of the Month. Please include a photo of the individual with your nomination. 

Greek Life Administrator of the Quarter – Do you have a Greek Life Administrator on your campus who has been an influential figure in the success of your chapter or colony? Send us your nomination for Greek Life Admin of the Quarter to theteke@tke.org. Please include roughly 350-400 words describing the individual and what they have done to earn Greek Life Administrator of the Quarter.

Everyday TKE Hero – Who is your Everyday TKE Hero? We want to know who in TKE Nation has inspired you to through acts of Love, Charity and Esteem. Submit your 250-300 word nomination to theteke@tke.org.

#IAMTKE – Do you want your Facebook posts, Tweets or Instagram photos featured in THE TEKE? Use #IAMTKE and tell us what you're doing on your campus or in the community to represent TKE. We'll be asking questions on our social media outlets throughout the month so be on the lookout.

For more information, please contact:

Daniel Klopfenstein
Communication Specialist
317.872.6533 Ext. 252
DKlopfenstein@tke.org

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