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Tau Kappa Epsilon - Xi Omega Chapter

Members of Tau Kappa Epsilon

Peter King

Mailing Address:
117 New Hall West (0428)
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Recruitment Contact
Owen Cook

Chapter Advisor
Tom Kuhn

National Website

Chapter Conduct Status as of 6/1/2024: In Good Standing;

During the Spring 2024 Semester, additional Educational Conversations were had in partnership with FSL and Student Condcut, regarding a Committment to a Hazing-Free Experience, the formation of a New Member Committee to make improvements to the New Member Experience and the removal of all dress/prop requirements for new members 

% of Members Found Responsible for Individual Student Conduct Violations in 2023-24 Academic Year*: 8%

*The percentage of individual members of each organization who were found responsible for violations of the Virginia Tech Student Code of Conduct during the academic year. These violations were not related to their membership in the organization.



Sigma Phi Epsilon crest showing colors of purple, red and gold.


Motto: Better Men for a Better World

Values: Integrate Love, Charity, and Self-Esteem into Daily Life

Founded: January 10, 1899 at Illinois Wesleyan University 

Chapter Information

Spring 2024 Members: 142

Spring 2024 Chapter GPA: 3.2429

Fall 2024 Projected Initiated Member Dues:  $650

Fall 2024 Projected New Member Dues:  $600

Chapter Philanthropy: St. Jude Children's Hospital

Philanthropic Dollars Raised in 2019-20: $170,000 (Average of $1,287.88 per member.)

Community Service Hours in 2019-20: 500 (Average of 3.79 per member)

Housing: N/A

Standards of Excellence Score 2023-2024: Bronze

Awards & Recognition:


  • Virginia Tech Fraternity & Sorority Life Impact Award for Philanthropy
  • Top TKE Award
  • Top TKE Fundraising Chapter
  • 150k St. Jude Club