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TKE HQ Sets Dates for 2012 RLCs

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

TKE HQ has set the dates for the Regional Leadership Conferences of 2012.

Throughout the weekend-long Regional Leadership Conference, collegiates and alumni participate in educational sessions that better prepare them for success while in college and later in the business world, network and build relationships with other Fraters, and strengthen their understanding of the ideals and principles of TKE.

Consider checking one out if you live close by. It’s a good way to see what kind of educational programming Greater TKE provides and to meet some of the key staff and volunteers that “keep the wheels on the wagon”.

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TKE Returns to UGA

Sunday, July 10th, 2011

The TKE House at UGA

TKE is returning to UGA. The Xi-Lambda Chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon at the University of Georgia is pleased to announce their official re-chartering. On July 23rd, there will be a ritual event at 11:00am at their chapter house in Greek Park followed by a banquet at 4:30pm in the Tate Center Grand Hall on campus.

Check out the renewed chapter on their website and on Facebook.

All of TKE including our Beta-Pi Chapter is best served when the Fraternity is represented by strong chapters on many campuses.  The rechartering of the Xi-Lambda Chapter is a significant addition to the strength of TKE in the Georgia Province, in the South and throughout North America. Congratulations to all the people who have worked hard to restore the organization at UGA.

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TKE HQ is Hiring a Chief of Staff

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

The Chief of Staff position on the TKE Professional Staff is open.  This position coordinates activities of the CEO and his Office with other internal business unite and external agents.  In addition, this position represents the CEO’s office at meetings when required and appropriate; advises the CEO, providing extensive professional assistance, project management, and recommendations on Fraternity issues and performs highly responsible management work covering a broad range of fraternity activities, and may include the supervision of intern staff assigned to the Office of the CEO and CEO.  This is a professional position requiring extensive experience with customer service, executive administrative duties, board relationships, peer development, exceptional analytical and communication skills.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree.  (Masters is preferred)
  • Be in good standing with TKE and your chapter (All dues paid for example)
  • Demonstrate a track record of success in TKE and extracurricular activities
  • Understand this is a full-time job based in Indianapolis, Ind.
  • Have leadership experience working with multiple organizations, both for-profit and not-for-profit.
  • Comfort and experience interfacing with senior officers of for-profit and not-for-profit enterprises.
  • Highly organized, well structured and self-motivated to assist the CEO and Grand Council members in the performance of their duties.
  • Excellent role model and community leader

If you believe you are the right man for the job, we ask that you apply by sending your resume and a letter stating why you are an ideal candidate (cover letter) by email or to:

Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, Attention:  Jason Galea, Chief of Staff, 7439 Woodland Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46278.

The deadline to apply is May 20, 2011.   All who apply after May 20th will not be considered for this position, but their applications will be kept on file should other positions become available in the future .

You should be willing to come to Indianapolis for an in-person interview if, after review, you are a top candidate.   Finalists will be interviewed on the week of May 30th at the Offices of the Grand Chapter Indianapolis.   The start date will be early June.

 

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TKE OGC Purchases New Headquarters Building

Friday, December 18th, 2009
New TKE HQ Building, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

New TKE HQ Building, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Grand Council of Tau Kappa Epsilon has purchased a new headquarters for the organization. Located approximately three miles away from the current facility, the new building is three-stories, 26,500-square feet, was constructed in the early 1990s and renovated in 2004.

TKE Chief Executive Officer Kevin Mayeux stated “This is an exciting new era for Tau Kappa Epsilon. The new headquarters will meet our needs for years to come, with improved office space, several conference and training rooms, space to form a working TKE heritage center to display our historical documents and archives, and put a positive public face on TKE today.  Our new headquarters will be a welcoming, professional and functional space for everyone in the TKE Nation to visit and call home.”

Click here to read the whole story!

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Chapter Represented Well in New Orleans

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009
TKE Beta-Pi Undergraduates Celebrate at The House of Blues in New Orleans during Conclave 2009

TKE Beta-Pi Undergraduates Celebrate at The House of Blues in New Orleans during Conclave 2009

The Chapter was well-represented in New Orleans during Conclave 2009.   Trustees Michael A. Smith and John Reagan attended as did alumnus and former TKE Educational Foundation member Russ Heil and chapter adviser David Adcock.

John’s wife Clare came to keep John from getting out of line but also made sure he got out in town to sample some of the finer cuisine.

Smith was the voting delegate for our chartered alumni association.

Brendan Patterson, Nathan Raines, Matthew Biggers, and Jeremy Ku represented the undergraduate organization.

During the first session of the Grand Chapter, Steve Forbes was inducted as the 250,000th initiate of the Fraternity.   Frater Forbes also spoke at the Life Loyal Teke reception.

Beta-Pis at the End of Conclave 2009 in New Orleans (L-R) Dave Adcock, Matt Biggers, John Reagan, Michael Smith, Brendan Patterson, Nathan Raines, Jeremy Ku

Beta-Pis at the End of Conclave 2009 in New Orleans (L-R) Dave Adcock, Matt Biggers, John Reagan, Michael Smith, Brendan Patterson, Nathan Raines, Jeremy Ku

Smith, who is also the GPA (Grand Province Advisor) for North Carolina, helped with the educational programming, meeting with delegates from his province to do goal setting for the coming year.

Adcock, Smith and the undergraduates participated in the Conclave Service Project Saturday morning at City Park, clearing brush along Bayou St. John and spreading mulch along paths in Couturie Forest.  The effort was covered in an article in The Times-Picayune.

Legislation that would have made it easier for chartered alumni associations to conduct honorary initiations and that would have increased the voting power of alumni associations at Conclave was defeated in the Grand Chapter.  However, these issues will be revisited in coming Conclaves.

One undergraduate was arrested for “petting a policeman’s horse” but we suspect there is more to the story than that and it wasn’t one of our undergraduates anyway.  Everyone made it safely back home, the alumni to our jobs and the undergrads to a fall workweek already in progress.

Next Conclave … San Antonio in 2011!

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