The Crest of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity

Tau Kappa Epsilon

Nickname:  "Teke"

Chapter: Epsilon Sigma

Founded: 1899 at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL

Values:  Declaration of Principles, Desired Aims and Outcomes

Philanthropy:   The Alzheimer's Assocation (Ronald and Nancy Reagan Research Institute) and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Flower:  Red Carnation

Symbol: Greek God Apollo, equilateral triangle

Colors:  Crimson Lake and Pure Silver

Famous Members:   President Ronald Reagan, Elvis Presley, Willie Nelson ,Terry Bradshaw, Steve Forbes 250,000 initiate

Fun Fact:  TKE was the first fraternity at University of Central Oklahoma and its the largest active social fraternity in the world- 270+ active chapters and colonies.

Date founded at UCO: February 23, 1957 


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Interested in membership?  Contact Levi Harrel at or (405) 208-6287.

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