Tau Kappa Epsilon is not just a social fraternity, it's an experience. Chartered in 1971, TKE at UCF is one of the fastest growing organizations on campus. With over 70 active members and more than 800 local alumni, you're always bound to be near a Teke. We currently have a 16 person house off of Alafaya Trail in Campus Crossings. Stop by if you ever have any questions!
In August 1978, Tau Kappa Epsilon officially joined one of its most notable alumni, Danny Thomas, in the fight against childhood cancer by raising money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Now, over 30 years later, TKE at the University of Central Florida is recommitted to this amazing cause and will strive to continue the pledge set forth by our fellow brothers. Even though Danny died in February 1991, our vision for St. Jude lives on.
Our chapter at UCF supports the dream our brother Danny had and strives to help St. Jude in a big way. Every year, we host Joust for Jude in the fall and Ronald RayGun in the spring. Both events include hundreds of students from the UCF community coming together to raise money towards disease research throughout the nation.
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What We Offer
Scholarship, Character, Leadership, Teamwork, Service, and most of all, Brotherhood. Tekes around the world strive to live by these principles and our members at UCF are no diferent. Our organization boasts a 3.01 overall GPA and has built leaders all over campus. You can find them in Student Government, UCF Housing, IFC, Volunteer UCF, and more!
Every year, our chapter logged over 2,000 hours of meaningful service and raises thousands of dollars through our philanthropy work. Some of our favorite places to volunteer include Give Kids the World Village, Second Harvest Food Bank, and the UCF Arboretum.
Every other week, our chapter hosts a brotherhood event so that we can be reminded of our bond as brothers. Brotherhood events can be anything from paintballing to a renting a mansion for a brothers-only getaway.
On weeks that we don't have brotherhood events, we have socials with sororities, or grab-a-dates where you can invite the date of your choice. Some of our past socials have been at Senor Frogs, Blue Man Group, Let's Skate Orlando, and Victory Casino Cruises.