Tag Archives: Tau Kappa Epsilon

Congratulations All Around!

Congratulations are in order! My Syracuse friends were celebrating Coach Jim Boeheim’s 1,000 win. He is a graduate of Syracuse where he became a member of the Delta Upsilon chapter. *** Yesterday, Super Bowl LI dominated the twitterverse.  The first … Continue reading

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Leland F. Leland on the Founding Day of TKE

Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) was founded on January 10, 1899 at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Illinois. In a meeting at 504 East Locust Street, Charles Roy Atkinson, Clarence Arthur Mayer, James Carson McNutt, Joseph Lorenzo Settles, and Owen Ison Truitt … Continue reading

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Tau Kappa Epsilon and Ronald Reagan

On January 10, 1899, Tau Kappa Epsilon was founded at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Illinois. In a meeting at 504 East Locust Street, Charles Roy Atkinson, Clarence Arthur Mayer, James Carson McNutt, Joseph Lorenzo Settles, and Owen Ison Truitt formulated plans … Continue reading

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Ernie Ovitz, Elvis, Sis Doc, and More

Sometimes when I am knee deep in a project, I need to divert my attention for a few minutes to help get me past a stumbling block. The first of yesterday’s diversions was Ernest G. “Ernie” Ovitz, a member of the … Continue reading

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#NHPW2015 – It’s Déjà Vu All Over Again!

Working with any group of students on a college campus, be it a sports team, the French club, the jazz ensemble, or a Greek-letter organization, can be like the movie Groundhog Day. Each year the faces change, with a number of students … Continue reading

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Catching up on GLO News from the Twitterverse

Here’s some of what’s happened in the last week. Anthony Sadler, Jr., one of the three boyhood friends who thwarted a terrorist attack on a French train is a fraternity man. Kappa Sigma Fraternity We were proud to hear of … Continue reading

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Tau Kappa Epsilon’s 116th Birthday and a Walgreens Connection

Having just returned from Florida where there seems to be a Walgreens every three blocks, I was delighted to find a connection between Tau Kappa Epsilon and Walgreens. It seems like a fine story to tell on TKE’s Founders’ Day. … Continue reading

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Catching Up on What’s Happening in the GLO Universe

With a new academic year on the horizon, there is a lot going on in the world of fraternities and sororities. Recruitment is in full swing on some campuses and others are preparing for it. The Circle of Sisterhood, that wonderful … Continue reading

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With Gratitude 70 Years After D-Day, June 6, 1944

On the 70th anniversary of D-Day, I want to acknowledge the servicemen who sacrificed so very much on that day. We are indebted to them. On June 6, 1944, 5,000 ships, 11,000 aircraft and 150,000 Allied troops began the operation to … Continue reading

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Happy Founders’ Day, Tau Kappa Epsilon!

One hundred and fifteen years ago, January 10, 1899, Tau Kappa Epsilon was founded at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Illinois. In a meeting at 504 East Locust Street, Charles Roy Atkinson, Clarence Arthur Mayer, James Carson McNutt, Joseph Lorenzo Settles, … Continue reading

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