Member Onboarding

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Course Description

Joining an organization can be an overwhelming experience of learning, connection, and excitement. Member Onboarding is the process of joining and being incorporated into the organization. It is our aim to ensure you fully understand the organization you have joined to include DKE History, The Impact of DKE, DKE Standards, New Member Education, and a Health & Safety education program called “TightRope.”

As a result of completing this course, members will be able to:

  • Understand the basic aspects of the Fraternity’s history
  • Identify the impact the organization has made over the course of DKE history
  • Recognize the organization’s standards and philosophy around Health & Safety
  • Possess a basic understanding of harm prevention through the completion of the TightRope program provided by BeingPlaid. 

Welcome to your Member Onboarding into the Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity.

The following lessons are a general introduction to the history, culture, symbols, and songs of the Fraternity. This is not all encompassing. Your education in the Fraternity – as it is for all members – is a lifetime endeavor.

Before we begin, it is important to recognize and remember the Objects of the Fraternity. This stands at the core of who we are, and all actions, decisions, and endeavors should be driven by our Objects.

The Objects of Delta Kappa Epsilon are:

The cultivation of general literature and social culture,  The advancement and encouragement of intellectual excellence, The promotion of honorable friendship and useful citizenship, The development of a spirit of tolerance and respect for the rights and views of others, The maintenance of gentlemanly dignity, self-respect, and morality in all circumstances, and The union of stout hearts and kindred interests, to secure to merit its due reward.