How The Offices of the Grand Chapter is Addressing Coronavirus

Your health and safety is of utmost importance to the International Headquarters. We hope everyone is healthy and staying safe during this pandemic.

We have ramped up an extensive support system for our chapters and colonies, volunteers and alumni. You can find all of this information below.

What Ideas/Resources Can I Use To Learn Ways to Help?

The Offices of the Grand Chapter is actively working on building our list of ideas on ways to help and resources to help you through the coronavirus pandemic as well as prepare for both summer and fall. Below are the places you can find this content.

Alpha-Lambda Chapter at Kansas State University

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Kansas State University

Alpha-Lambda Chapter at Kansas State University
Founded: January 29, 1931
City: Overland Park
State: KS
Zip Code: 66204
Phone: 317-872-6533
Prytanis (Chapter President):
Board of Advisor Chairman: Robert C. Gigstad
Chapter Advisor: Kyle Powers
Chapter Email:
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Excellence in Achievement - Academic Success 6/1/2010 - 5/31/2011
Excellence in Achievement - Extracurricular Activities 6/1/2010 - 5/31/2011
Excellence in Involvement - Community Service 6/1/2010 - 5/31/2011
Excellence in Involvement - Alumni Relations 6/1/2010 - 5/31/2011
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Award of Excellence/Rush Results 6/1/2007 - 5/31/2008
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Award of Excellence/Ave Chap Size 6/1/2006 - 5/31/2007
Award of Excellence-Alumni Involvement & Relations 6/1/2006 - 5/31/2007
Awd of Excellence/Comm Serv & Outrch 6/1/2006 - 5/31/2007
Award of Excellence/Rush Results 6/1/2006 - 5/31/2007
Top TKE Chapter 5/31/2006
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Honorable Mention/Academic Achiev 6/1/2003 - 5/31/2004
Awd of Excellence/Comm Serv & Outrch 6/1/2003 - 5/31/2004
Awd of Excell/Extra Involv/Achievement 6/1/2003 - 5/31/2004
Award of Excellence/Ave Chap Size 6/1/2003 - 5/31/2004
Award of Excellence-Alumni Involvement & Relations 6/1/2003 - 5/31/2004
Award of Excellence/Rush Results 6/1/2003 - 5/31/2004
Awd of Excellence/Initiation Rates 6/1/2003 - 5/31/2004
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Special Olympics 6/1/1999 - 5/31/2000
Cert of Achieve/Chapter Mgmt 6/1/1999 - 5/31/2000
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Cert of Achieve/Chapter Mgmt 6/1/1998 - 5/31/1999
Top TKE Chapter 5/31/1998
GC Membership Recruitment 6/1/1997 - 5/31/1998
Top TKE Chapter 5/31/1997
Robt H Nelson Excel in Academics 6/1/1996 - 5/31/1997
Top TKE Chapter 5/31/1996
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GC Membership Recruitment 6/1/1992 - 5/31/1993
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GC Membership Recruitment 6/1/1989 - 5/31/1990
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Scholarship Improvement 6/1/1960 - 5/31/1961
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Support Alpha-Lambda Through The TKE Foundation

The TKE Foundation helps to provide scholarships, special projects funds to assist with registration cost of TKE programs, and more. Supporting your chapter helps to Support Tekes of Today and Tomorrow.

Support Alpha-Lambda's Effort for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Founded by Frater Danny Thomas (Gamma-Nu, Toledo), St. Jude Children's Research Hospital works every day to fulfill Danny's dream that "no child should die in the dawn of life." No family every receives a bill from St. Jude and Tekes across the world have made great strides to support the cause.

Help Us Find Our Lost Brothers

Lost Brothers Update

The lost alumni update utility allows you to help us locate alumni we have lost contact with. Please take a moment to see if you know an updated address or contact information from brothers in your chapter.

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No Shave November Winner

Published On: 12/2/2014

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.

TKE Nation Scorecards

Published On: 4/22/2013

UPDATED - Where does your group rank in TKE Nation? Below you will find each Chapter and Colony ranked in order of their Key Result Area's (KRA's). These rankings are based on the Chapter or Colony's "Scorecard" percentage.

Buckwheat Celebrates 40 Years of TKE Service

Published On: 1/12/2012

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - During the last four decades, Tau Kappa Epsilon has seen many terrific men become members in college and go on to prominence in their chosen profession. A select number of these men gained their prominence within the doors of International Headquarters. One has had such an influence on the continued success of TKE, he is idolized whenever his name comes up. The man - the myth - the legend - Dennis "Buckwheat" Perry.

Look Who's Going to the RLCs

Published On: 1/5/2012

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - With less than 96 hours remaining before the first RLC Deadline, the chapters below have taken advantage of the registration discount ($189/ person for a quad). Will your chapter be joining them? If you are still not sure why you should attend, take a look at the preview video. There are a number of high profile keynote speakers at each location - see for yourself. For more information go to

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