volunteers Resources

Volunteer Appreciation

Use the tips and resources on this page to spark your conversations and make it easier to engage throughout National Volunteer Month.

Official Guide to Crisis Communication

While the likelihood of a serious event happening is small, being prepared will help you keep calm in pressure situations.

Chapter Anniversary Best Practices

Founders' Day Address

A Founders' Day message from your Grand Prytanis.

Provinces

Curious which chapters fall into which provinces? This page outlines provinces for every active chapter and colony in TKE Nation.

Missing St. Jude Dollars

Chapters and colonies on the list below have reported more dollars on the TKE Module than what St. Jude has received.

Year at a Glance

The Offices of the Grand Chapter is dedicated toward making major dates and deadlines for each academic year as simple and transparent as possible.

Communication

TKE publishes a quarterly magazine called THE TEKE Magazine, and sends regular electronic newsletters to chapter officers and TKE volunteer.

Declaration of Principles

Tau Kappa Epsilon - National Founder William Wilson, during the winter months of 1907-1908, wrote the Declaration of Principles.

Fraternity Organizational Structure

In TKE, our organizational structure is designed to support our collegiate chapters. Understanding the structure of TKE is vital for you.

Ways to Get Involved & Volunteer Roles OLD

Become a Chapter Advisor, Board of Advisor, Grand Province Advisor, Province Advisor, Foundation Ambassador or a member of Fraternity Committee.

Fee Structure & Finances

Learn more about Tau Kappa Epsilon's fee structure, ways to save, and frequently asked questions.

How To Use The TKE Chapter Module

TKE - How To Use The TKE Chapter Module. The information pertained on this webpage will assist and guide you through the Chapter Module.

Committees

TKE Committees - Committees allow for a more efficiently operated chapter and can help officers delegate responsibility.

Duties and Obligations of Collegiate Officers & Key Committee Chairman

Duties and Obligations of Collegiate Officers & Key Committee Chairman

The Black Book

The Bylaws and Constitution of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity

Correcting Chapter Apathy

Correcting Chapter Apathy-Motivate your Fraters: Emphasize the benefits and satisfactions they will gain, not the benefits to you or the organization.

Effective Meetings

Holding Effective Meetings - All productive meetings begin in the same way: planning. Lack of preparation is the main reason why meetings fail.

Utilizing Campus Resources

Utilize Campus Resources to the Fullest - Student Activities: Usually located in a highly visible location, such as the Student Union Building.

Delegating Responsibility

Delegating responsibility to other people in your organization can have positive outcomes for you, your members, and your group.

Opportunity Out of Defeat

Opportunity Out of Defeat-Wallace McCauley delivers this address on Saturday, October 19, 1907, at the annual initiation banquet of the Fraternity.

Parliamentary Procedure

Tau Kappa Epsilon-The International Constitution and Bylaws requires that all meetings of the Grand Chapter be governed by parliamentary procedure.

Shop

Get your official Tau Kappa Epsilon apparel and even take care of your chapter orders at TKEStore.com.

Ritual & Ritual Equipment

Ritual & Ritual Equipment-Silver Books: The Silver Book is a private document that contains the rituals of our Fraternity.

Minimum Standards for Chapters

Minimum Standards for Chapters - Being a Teke stands for being a part of a brotherhood where men of character - regardless of their background

Membership Quality Board

Membership Quality Board-the chapter committee that ensures each Frater continually meets the minimum standards for membership in Tau Kappa Epsilon.

Risk Management

TKE - Our risk management guidelines are designed to help reduce risks, realizing that risk cannot be eliminated; it has to be managed and controlled.

Chapter Advisor Toolkit

As a Chapter Advisor to a Tau Kappa Epsilon chapter, you will be making a major commitment to the leaders of tomorrow.

Board of Advisors Toolkit

The Board of Advisors is selected and organized according to the International Constitution and Bylaws, which is also known as The Black Book.

Faculty Advisor / Campus Advisor Toolkit

TKE - Role and Duties of the Faculty Advisor / Campus Advisor for Tau Kappa Epsilon.

volunteers News

Last 12 Months

The TKE Nation Podcast | S2: E17 | Ft. Dr. Richard Halgin

    By Garrett T. / May 12, 2021

Dr. Halgin is a professor emeritus of psychology, counsels athletes/teams & recently became the Epsilon-Delta Chapter Advisor.

2021-2022 Fee Structure Announcement

    By Alexander B. / May 6, 2021

The Offices of the Grand Chapter is pleased to announce the 2021-2022 Fee Structure for Tau Kappa Epsilon unanimously approved by the Grand Council.

THE TKE Nation Podcast | S2: E16 | Ft. Andrew Hughes

    By Garrett T. / May 5, 2021

Join us for a very special episode interviewing Frater Andrew Hughes from Mount Everest Base Camp!

The TKE Nation Podcast | S2: E15 | Ft A.J. Eckstein & Henry Gao

    By Garrett T. / April 29, 2021

Wonder why only a few people get past the final round interview and land the job? They'll tell you how. We'll will tell you why you should listen.

The TKE Nation Podcast | S2: E14 | Ft Patrick McElroy and Thomas Geary

    By Garrett T. / April 21, 2021

Find out what makes Patrick McElroy (Iota-Beta, Susquehanna) and Thomas Geary (Omicron-Sigma, Indiana Southeast) tick in Season 2 Episode 14.

National Volunteer Month - Recognizing Benchmark Years of Service

    By Garrett T. / April 20, 2021

Join the Offices of the Grand Chapter in thanking the volunteers who are celebrating a benchmark year of service this year

The TKE Nation Podcast | S2: E11 | Ft. Edwin Robinson

    By Garrett T. / March 31, 2021

Robinson is a heavily involved alumni volunteer currently serving as a Grand Province Advisor & is the Commander of TKE Order of the Shield.

Past Grand Prytanis Cochran Passes Into The Chapter Eternal

    By Alexander B. / March 25, 2021

It is with great sadness that the Offices of the Grand Chapter announces the passing of Past Grand Prytanis Lenwood S. Cochran.

The TKE Nation Podcast | S2: E10 | College Basketball

    By Garrett T. / March 24, 2021

This week we talk March Madness, bracket fails and the guys come to grips with their less than accurate predictions.

The TKE Nation Podcast | S2: E9 | Heather Green; Chapter Advisor

    By Garrett T. / March 17, 2021

This week we talk with Heather Green. She is the Chapter Advisor for the Pi-Theta Chapter at the University of Texas-San Antonio.

TKE Professional Staff Hiring Info Session

    By Courtney F. / March 15, 2021

Multiple positions are available, so register now and join us on March 22. Will you be one of our newest TKE HQ team members—Register and find out.

Frater JD Davis Joins the TKE Foundation Board of Directors

    By Rachel S. / March 11, 2021

The TKE Foundation is pleased to welcome Frater JD Davis (Rho-Rho, Sam Houston) to its Board of Directors.

The TKE Nation Podcast | S2: E8 | Ft. Charley Reagan; Fitness Journey

    By Garrett T. / March 10, 2021

Donnie & Alex talk with Frater Charley Reagan (Iota-Kappa, Clarkson) about his fitness journey. Listen in & get motivated! Also a sidebar for Creed?

Important March Deadlines: Leadership Academy, Scholarships & Fees

    By Garrett T. / March 5, 2021

March is a crucial time for collegiates and volunteers to be aware of deadlines for fees and scholarship applications.

The TKE Nation Podcast | S2: E7 | Ft. Joe Santangelo;VaynerMedia

    By Garrett T. / March 3, 2021

Frater Joe Santangelo shares what it has been like to work for one of the TKE HQ team's favorite entrepreneurs, Gary Vaynerchuk.

The TKE Nation Podcast | S2: E6 | Ft. Jed Collins; Your Money Vehicle

    By Garrett T. / February 24, 2021

We talked to former NFL fullback Jed Collins about everything from finances to NFL Insider Stories and leadership, Don't miss this episode!

The TKE Nation Podcast | S2: E5 | Ft. Tyler M. Salley; Black History Month

    By Garrett T. / February 17, 2021

Frater Tyler M. Salley (Mu-Upsilon, Illinois State) is a member of the DEI Committee and joins us this episode as we discuss Black History Month.

TKE Foundation Offers Over $100,000 in Scholarships

    By Rachel S. / February 4, 2021

Applications for 2020-2021 TKE Foundation Grand Chapter scholarships are due March 15. Apply at TKE.org/Scholarships.

TKE Pride Scholarship Established

    By Rachel S. / January 28, 2021

The TKE Foundation is pleased to announce the creation of a new scholarship supporting the experiences of gay, bisexual and transgender TKE members.

The TKE Nation Podcast | S2: E2 | Ft. Phired Up Vice President Woody Woodcock

    By Garrett T. / January 27, 2021

Where Zach is still in Florida, Swenson's Tag skills are unassailable and Donnie waxes philosophical on golf. Subscribe, like, share, comment.

TKE HQ Staircase and CEO Office Named After Beta-Sigma Tekes

    By Rachel S. / January 25, 2021

Frater Bohline shared regarding the naming opportunity, "It's an honor to support the undergraduate members of our Fraternity when it is needed most."

TKE Foundation Scholarship Recognizes Frater Tommy Miles

    By Rachel S. / January 22, 2021

"His love of TKE and what it stood for never wavered, I think he would be very proud to know that his scholarship will help fellow Tekes with school."

Registration open for Virtual RLC 2021

    By Garrett T. / January 4, 2021

Check out the full Regional Leadership Conference Schedule and get registered today!

The TKE Nation Podcast: Ep41 - 2020 Lessons Learned with the Collegiate Advisory Committee - The Esteem Discussion Series

    By Garrett T. / December 8, 2020

As we near the end of 2020 and this discussion series, Alex Swenson and select members of the CAC discuss the lessons learned and future plans.

TKE Announces Virtual 2021 Regional Leadership Conferences

    By Alexander B. / October 29, 2020

Tau Kappa Epsilon announces that our Regional Leadership Conferences will be held virtually in 2021.

The TKE Nation Podcast: Ep37 - Young Alumni Career Coaching

    By Garrett T. / October 28, 2020

"The most organic and effective networking is not done a week before the application deadline...Network early" - A.J. Eckstein

The TKE Nation Podcast: Ep36 - Alumni Endowed Scholarships with Roger Underwood

    By Garrett T. / October 14, 2020

Roger Underwood shares Epsilon's tips for fundraising to create alumni endowed scholarships in the latest episode of The TKE Nation Podcast.

The TKE Nation Podcast: Ep35 - A Discussion of Values—Part 4 of the Esteem Discussion Series

    By Garrett T. / September 30, 2020

Do you ever wonder what you are supposed to do with the values that are so fundamental to TKE? Join Fraters Broadway, Catizone and Lam and find out!

CEO Appoints 2020-2021 Collegiate Advisory Committee

    By Garrett T. / September 22, 2020

Introducing Tau Kappa Epsilon's 2020-2021 Collegiate Advisory Committee.

Grand Council Announces Strategic Committee on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Appointees

    By Alexander B. / September 21, 2020

The Grand Council is proud to announce the Strategic Committee on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee and sub-committee appointees.

The TKE Nation Podcast: Ep34 - Connections & Conflict—Part 3 of the Esteem Discussion Series

    By Garrett T. / September 16, 2020

In this episode, Frater Greg Roskopf discusses mental health, conflict resolution, and fraternal strength with fellow Frater Dr. Gerald Opthof.

THE TEKE Magazine - Summer/Fall Issue Out Now!

    By Garrett T. / September 14, 2020

We highlight Top TKE Chapters, Top Tekes & other awards as we celebrate TKE Nation’s hardest working chapters.

TKE Foundation Completes Leadership Academy $1 Million Match

    By Rachel S. / September 9, 2020

Thank you to our many generous Fraters and friends across TKE Nation who have contributed toward the Leadership Academy match!

The TKE Nation Podcast: Ep. 33 — Recruitment Roundtable

    By Garrett T. / September 3, 2020

If you want to know what the highest performing chapters are doing this semester, this is the episode for you!

THE TEKE Is Seeking Article Submissions

    By Garrett T. / September 1, 2020

Help us author the next chapter of TKE history. We want to share your conversations and voices for all of TKE Nation to hear.

2020-2021 Top TKE Chapter and Excellence Awards Criteria Updated

    By Alexander B. / July 13, 2020

Today, Tau Kappa Epsilon announces updated criteria for Top TKE Chapters and Excellence Awards for 2020-2021.

The TKE Nation Podcast: Ep. 29 — Virginia Tech's St. Jude Secrets

    By Garrett T. / July 8, 2020

Listen in as Cole Conner, Chris Catizone, Paul Feghali and Piero Tosi share their tips, secrets and stories!

The TKE Nation Podcast: Ep. 28 — Pride: Our Story

    By Garrett T. / June 24, 2020

Pride: Our Experience is part one of The Esteem Discussion series. So subscribe now and join us in listening, learning & upholding TKE values.

Tau Kappa Epsilon Partners with Publishing Concepts (PCI) for Alumni Directory

    By Garrett T. / June 22, 2020

Tau Kappa Epsilon is proud to have partnered with Publishing Concepts (PCI) to re-connect and get updates from Fraters across TKE Nation.

Strategic Committee on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Application Open

    By Alexander B. / June 22, 2020

Apply now to be a part of authoring the next chapter of TKE history and further realizing the founding values of Tau Kappa Epsilon.

2020-2021 Fee Structure Announcement

    By Alexander B. / May 14, 2020

The Offices of the Grand Chapter is pleased to announce the 2020-2021 Fee Structure for Tau Kappa Epsilon unanimously approved by the Grand Council.

The TKE Nation Podcast Ep 26: Jas Krdzalic: CEO of BodyBuilding.com

    By Garrett T. / May 14, 2020

In this episode, Jas shares the secrets to becoming an effective leader, and why success is ultimately all about clarity, alignment and hustle.

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