Fraternity and Sorority Affairs

Tau Kappa Epsilon


Founded by Opportunity Out of Defeat and built on the honest convictions of Love, Charity and Esteem, Tau Kappa Epsilon is a men’s social fraternity 123 years in the making. We encourage you to take the opportunity to learn more about our brotherhood, available scholarships, educational programing and leadership development to see why we are the Fraternity for Life.

  • Nickname: TKE
  • Chapter Pillars: Scholarship, Character, Leadership, Teamwork, Service, Brotherhood
  • Colors: Cherry and Grey
  • Symbols: Red Carnation
  • Nationally Founded: January 10, 1899 at Illinious Wesleyan University
  • Locally Installed: 1961, Re-established in 2016
  • National Philanthropy: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 
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