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whats needed and whats not?[edit]

ok to bring this page in line with the generally accepted guidelines of with wikiproject fraternities and sororities I’m about to start taking allot out. For one the massive amount of links, and the "notable alum" that are anything but. a vice mayor of a city is not notable in and of himself and the massive long chapter list, could definitely go to its own separate page. As for the history section it’s generally unreadable filled with abbreviations that are not explained. so I’ll get into that to. This may cause some disconcertion with other editors so I wanted to post my intent here first feel free to discuss any edits i make with me here I’m sure other editors will have their opinions and contribute to the article also. Cheers! Trey (talk) 23:22, 6 December 2007 (UTC)

It looks like you're doing a fine job Trey. —ScouterSig 23:31, 6 December 2007 (UTC)

Ok, di was about to create List of Tau Gamma Phi chapters for that big section but it seems like its more of a list of just schools. does everyone what a Tau Gamma Phi chapter?Trey (talk) 23:36, 6 December 2007 (UTC)

I can't find anything relevant through a google search. —ScouterSig 23:41, 6 December 2007 (UTC)
mk so should it just be deleted?Trey (talk) 23:45, 6 December 2007 (UTC)
ok i cut it. Just in case some on can establish what it is and if there is anything notable about it i will paste the massive thing at the bottom of the page and leave it there for a while so everyone who may be intrested can have a look. If it is every single chapter of the fraternity then i'll take it and make a seperate page for it.Trey (talk) 00:19, 7 December 2007 (UTC)

We are missing a big thing in the affiliated groups section by not including the UPTGP AI "One UP One Triskelion"(University of the Philippines Tau Gamma Phi Alumni Incorporated). This is the home of all UP Alumni Organizations.

I know we have a lot of subgroups (ex. TAA - Triskelion Alumni Association for UPLB Alumni) but something this big like the UPTGP AI should be included in the list.

A Fraternity chapter in general is the lodge-base organizational structure of a fraternity. In Tau Gamma Phi, the Chapter is the basic organizational structure of the fraternity. A Tau Gamma Phi Chapter or better called as Triskelion Chapter is the base organization of the Fraternity as a whole. This is where the fraternal activities and events happen, this where the recruitment starts until an individual becomes a full-pledge member or the so-called full-pledge Triskelion. Each Triskelion Chapter is autonomous and is guided by Ciy/Municipal Council and Provincial Council up to the Regional Council and/or Metropolitan Council they belong, thus, every individual Triskelion has a Chapter of origin where they came from. A Tau Gamma Phi member can also have an affiliated Chapter or Welcoming Chapter where each must comply with the residency requirements and Welcome Rites of the Welcoming Chapter. The difference of the basic Chapter from any other organizational body, is that the Chapters are source of decision in terms of governance, activities, man-power and initial resources. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Adromil (talkcontribs) 09:45, 15 September 2014 (UTC)

Honorary Members in notable alumni section[edit]

Why are we including honorary members Caesar Perez and Alipon in the list of notable alumni? duh? they should have a different section. i define honorary as totally different from a true blooded triskelion. they joined the fraternity after 2000 and who can honestly say they know what it means to be a real triskelion? I remember there was even an issue that honorary members are not supposed to be accepted anymore. 167.1.146.100 (talk) 23:30, 1 May 2008 (UTC)

Affwan, Mal Amr?[edit]

Naraht and AphiO1925 are wile-wiki-users and belongs to a friendly mission fraternity. Why they are doing things in changing and reverting of shared ideas on discussion page of Tau Gamma Phi article?

Because what you have written on the talk page is inappropriate. The talk page is for discussions on how to improve the article, not for repeated additions of information that may belong in the main article, but appears basically to be written in a way that indicates that it should be left on the talk page and repeats much of the information that is currently there. Discussions like this are what belong on the talk page.
If you would like to add some of the things that you have put on the talk page to the actual Tau Gamma Phi article, here are my suggestions:
  1. Register as a user, this will (after you have been a user for a couple of days, I think) allow you to actually edit the Tau Gamma Phi article.
  2. Post pieces of what you want to add to the main article here for discussion if you want. I'll be happy to express an opinion as a reasonably experienced Wikipedia user and editor
  3. View articles on other Fraternities and Sororities, both those in the Philippines and, because the Wikipedia Pages have been developed further, those in the United States. For example, you may want to take Alpha Phi Alpha as a guide. While I haven't edited it (I don't think), it has been a featured article.
  4. Continue to ask questions here and at the Wikiproject Fraternities and Sororities page.
. I'm glad you asked why, I probably should have made a comment like this earlier.Naraht 11:56, 17 July 2007 (UTC)

Semi-Protection[edit]

I've requested Semi-Protection of this talk page, due to the spam problem. --SXT4 13:37, 17 July 2007 (UTC)

Bias[edit]

This article is completely biased, does not discuss the real history of the fraternity, as well as the controversies that surround it. I request a complete rewrite or deletion of this article.

I agree. This is a page for the fraternity that is being used for politics and all the benefits that politicians get by using the name of the frat. Like I said, remove those notable alumnis that are not even real Triskelions. We have brothers who have shed a lot more than these people ever have and they are worth mentioning instead of some honorary members that dont even know the real meaning of being a Triskelion. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 167.1.146.100 (talk) 00:24, 7 May 2008 (UTC)

From M.E.: Hope that we can make difference in time to come for genuine and peace to win. http://www.apodcaa.com/apotgp07/index.asp?res=hi —Preceding unsigned comment added by 82.194.62.227 (talk) 19:41, 19 November 2007 (UTC)

"GK 1 World - One Hope, One Vision, One Global Army Against Poverty".[edit]

News source: Ancop GK Bahrain annual report

THE GAWAD Kalinga Bahrain Chapter, ANCOP Gawad Kalinga Bahrain was formally formed under the auspices of the Philippine Embassy on 1 November 2005. Managed by a group of ten well known members of the filipino community in Bahrain which comprises the Executive Committee with no less than HE Ambassador Eduardo Pablo Maglaya and Hon Consul Indhira Banares as members, the group has undertaken several fund raising activities in order to build the first GK Bahrain Village in General Santos City in Southern Philippines. A number of civic concious individuals who believe in the cause of Gawad Kalinga have also donated/pledged funds for the project.

Several groups such as the Triskelion International Bahrain, Fil-Am Group in the Naval Base, and the Couples of Christ have contributed to this cause. The Triskelion held a Filipino Bands Concert for Charity on 17th December 2006 at the Delmon Hotel and part of the proceeds donated to GK. The Fil-Am group also held a party with the aim of raising funds for GK. Last December the various group of the Couples for Christ held their Annual Carole Singing and the proceeds of this also given to GK.

The GK Bahrain held the Salsa Latino Dance event on 3 November 2006 which raise funds for 8 houses.

GK Bahrain will soon complete its first GK Bahrain Village in Baranggay Mabuhay, General Santos City, in Southern Philippines with 40 houses, a basketball court and medical clinic. The inauguration is expected to take place in December 2007.

Upon the completion of GK Bahrain Village, the second village, the site of which is currently finalised, will be started.

Ancop GK Bahrain extends its sincerest thanks and appreciation to all its donors as well as those in one way or another have contributed to the building of the first GK Bahrain Village.

Let us work together to realize our dream of: "GK 1 World - One Hope, One Vision, One Global Army Against Poverty".

Reference: www.triskelion.blogsome.com —Preceding unsigned comment added by 82.194.62.227 (talk) 19:37, 19 November 2007 (UTC)

Philippine Universities and Collegiate Chapters[edit]


National Capital RegionMetro Manila


REGION I

  • University of Pangasinan Dagupan City, Pangasinan
  • Luzon Colleges Dagupan City, Pangasinan
  • University of Baguio Baguio City, Benguet
  • Divine Word College Laoag City
  • Northwestern College Laoag City
  • University of the Philippines Baguio City, Benguet
  • Saint Louis University Baguio City, Benguet
  • Baguio Colleges Foundation Baguio City, Benguet
  • Central Luzon Teachers College Bayambang, Pangasinan
  • Mountain State Agricultural College Trinidad, Benguet
  • Colegio de Sta. Rita San Carlos City, Pangasinan
  • Saint Louis College San Fernando, La Union
  • Tarlac College of Agriculture Tarlac, Tarlac
  • Nicanor Reyes Memorial College Paniqui, Tarlac
  • Mariano Marcos State University Batac, Ilocos Norte
  • Northern Christian College Laoag City
  • Pines City Educational Center Baguio City, Benguet
  • Lyceum Northwestern Dagupan City, Pangasinan
  • University of Northern Philippines Vigan, Ilocos Sur
  • Mariano Marcos State University Laoag Campus, Laoag City
  • Virgin Milagrosa University Foundation San Carlos City, Pangasinan
  • Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University San Fernando, La Union


REGION II

  • St. Mary's University Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya
  • Aldersgate College Solano, Nueva Vizcaya
  • Cagayan Colleges Tuguegarao, Cagayan
  • Saint Ferdinand College Ilagan, Isabela
  • Nueva Vizcaya Institute of Technology Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya
  • La Salle College Santiago, Isabela
  • Nueva Vizcaya Polytechnic College Bambang, Nueva Vizcaya
  • Northeastern College Tuguegarao, Cagayan
  • Cagayan State University Tuguegarao, Cagayan
  • Isabela State University Echague, Isabela
  • PLT College Bayombong, NUEVA VIZCAYA
  • Cagayan State University Lal-lo, Sta. Maria, CAGAYAN
  • Cagayan State Polytechnic College Fermin, Cuayan, ISABELA
  • Cagayan State University Mira, CAGAYAN


REGION III

  • San Jose Colleges San Jose City
  • Colleges of the Republic San Jose City
  • Central Luzon State University Munoz, Nueva Ecija
  • University of the Philippines Angeles City, Pampanga
  • Araullo University Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija
  • Guagua National Colleges Guagua, Pampanga
  • Bulacan National Agricultural Colleges San Ildefonso, Bulacan
  • Baliuag Colleges Baliuag, Bulacan
  • Central Luzon Polytechnic College Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija
  • Liwag College of Agriculture Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija
  • Bulacan College of Arts Trade Malolos, Bulacan
  • Columbian College Olongapo City
  • Wesleyan University of the Philippines Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija
  • Holy Angel University Angeles City, Pampanga
  • Angeles University Foundation Angeles City, Pampanga
  • Tarlac State University, Tarlac
  • Centro Escolar University Malolos City, Bulacan —Preceding unsigned comment added by 62.240.63.83 (talk) 11:06, 31 January 2009 (UTC)


REGION IV

  • AMA Computer College Binan, Laguna
  • AMA Computer College Lucena City
  • De La Salle University (Dasma ) Cavite
  • Adventist University of the Philippines
  • De La Salle College Lipa City Batangas
  • University of the Philippines Los Banos, Laguna
  • Manuel S. Envarga University Foundation Lucena City, Quezon
  • Laguna College San Pablo City, Laguna
  • San Pablo Colleges San Pablo City, Laguna
  • Southern Luzon Colleges San Pablo City, Laguna
  • Sacred Heart College Lucena City, Quezon
  • STI College Southwoods, Carmona Cavite —Preceding unsigned comment added by 203.177.57.170 (talk) 08:17, 20 September 2008 (UTC)
  • Laguna College of Business Arts Calamba, Laguna
  • Polytechnic University of the Philippines Lopez, Quezon
  • Colegio de San Juan de Letran Calamba, Laguna
  • Laguna State Polytechnic College Siniloan, Laguna
  • Perpetual Help College Binan, Laguna
  • Southern Luzon Polytechnic College Lucban, Quezon
  • Roxas College Roxas, Oriental Mindoro
  • Philippine Union College Silang, Cavite
  • Divine Word College San Jose, Occidental Mindoro
  • Divine Word College Calapan, Oriental Mindoro
  • Western Philippines College Batangas City, Batangas
  • Palawan State College Puerto Princesa, Palawan
  • Mindoro College of Agriculture Tech. Alcate, Victoria, Or. Mindoro
  • Holy Trinity College Puerto Princesa, Palawan
  • Romblon State College Odiongan, Romblon
  • State Polytechnic College of Palawan Aborlan, PALAWAN
  • Palawan Polytechnic College Puerto Princesa City
  • Lyceum University-Batangas Batangas City, Batangas
  • National College of Science and Technology(Dasma) Dasmarinas,Cavite
  • Imus Computer College-GMA(ICC-GMA) GMA,Cavite
  • Trece Martires City College(Trece Martires City,Cavite)


REGION V

  • University of Nueva Caseres Naga City, Camarines Sur
  • University of Northeastern Philippines Iriga City, Albay
  • Ateneo de Naga Naga City, Camarines Sur
  • Mabini Colleges Daet, Camarines Norte
  • Naga College Naga City, Camarines Sur
  • Aquinas University Legazpi City, Albay
  • Bicol University Legazpi City, Albay
  • BU-College of Fisheries Tabaco, Albay
  • Divine Word College Legazpi City, Albay
  • University of Saint Anthony Iriga City, Albay
  • Camarines Sur Agricultural College Pili, Camarines Sur
  • Bicol College of Arts Trade Naga City, Camarines Sur
  • Pasacao School of Fisheries(PASACAO), Pasacao, Camarines Sur —Preceding unsigned comment added by 67.82.79.233 (talk) 16:45, 18 October 2008 (UTC)
  • BU-College of Agriculture Guinubatan, Albay
  • AMA Computer College, Albay
  • Colegio de Santa Isabel Naga City, Camarines Sur
  • Ago Medical Educational Center Legazpi City, Albay
  • Ovilla Technical College Masbate, Masbate
  • Catanduanes State Colleges Virac, Catanduanes
  • Colegio dela Milagrosa Sorsogon, Sorsogon
  • Mariners Polytechnic College Canaman, Camarines Sur
  • Bicol colleges Daraga, Albay
  • Partido College Goa, Camarines Sur
  • Ago Foundation College Naga City, Camarines Sur
  • Camarines Sur Polytechnic College Nabua, Camarines Sur
  • Masbate College Masbate, Masbate


REGION VI

  • Iloilo Doctors College Chapter
  • AMA Computer College Chapter
  • St. Therese College - MTC Tigbauan Chapter
  • West Negros University Bacolod City, Negros Occidenta
  • University of San Agustin, Iloilo City
  • University of Negros - Recoletos, Bacolod City
  • Western Institute of Technology, Iloilo City
  • Central Philippines University, Iloilo City
  • University of Iloilo, Iloilo City
  • Garcia College of Technology Kalibo, Aklan
  • Northwestern Visayas College Kalibo, Aklan
  • Filamer Christian College Roxas City, Capiz
  • Colegio de la Purisima Concepcion Roxas City, Capiz
  • La Salle College Victorias, Negros Occidental
  • John B. Lacson Colleges Foundation, Bacolod City
  • University of the Philippines - Visayas Miag-ao, ILOILO


REGION VII

  • Siliman University Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental
  • Cebu Institute of Technology Cebu City, Cebu
  • University of San Carlos Cebu City, Cebu
  • Velez College Cebu City, Cebu
  • University of San Jose Recoletos Cebu City, Cebu
  • University of the Visayas Cebu City, Cebu
  • Southwestern University Cebu City, Cebu
  • AMA Computer College Cebu City,Cebu
  • Cebu Central Colleges Cebu City, Cebu
  • University of Bohol Tagbilaran City
  • University of the Philippines Cebu City, Cebu
  • Cebu Doctor's College Cebu City, Cebu
  • Philipppine State College of Aeronautics Cebu City, Cebu


REGION VIII

  • Divine Word College Tacloban City, Leyte
  • Western Leyte College, Ormoc City
  • Leyte Institute of Technology Tacloban City, Leyte
  • Biliran National Agricultural College Biliran, Biliran
  • Leyte Colleges Tacloban City, Leyte
  • Leyte State University
  • Visayas State College of Agriculture Baybay, Leyte
  • Eastern Samar State University (ESSU)
  • University of Eastern Philippines Catarman, Northern Samar
  • Teburcio Tancenco Memorial Institute of Technology (TTMIST)
  • Palompon Institute of Technology Palompon, Leyte
  • Samar State Polytechnic College Catbalogan, Samar
  • Christ the King College
  • University of the Philippines Tacloban City, Leyte
  • Saint Joseph College Maasin, Southern Leyte
  • Saint Peter's College, Ormoc City
  • Naval Institute of Technology Naval, BILIRAN
  • Our Lady of Mercy College, Borongan
  • St. Mary's College (SMC Borongan) — Preceding unsigned comment added by 114.108.192.10 (talk) 16:27, 17 November 2011 (UTC)


REGION IX

  • Western Mindanao State University
  • AMA Computer College Zamboanga
  • Ateneo de Zamboanga University
  • Zamboanga School of Marine Science Technology
  • Zamboanga Trade School
  • Zamboanga A.E. Colleges


REGION X

  • Xavier University- Ateneo de Cagayan, Cagayan de Oro City
  • Cagayan de Oro College- Phinma Education Network, Cagayan de Oro City
  • Liceo de Cagayan University Chapter, Cagayan de Oro City
  • Capitol University, Cagayan de Oro City
  • Central Mindanao State University Musuan, Valencia, Bukidnon
  • Mountain View College Valencia City, Bukidnon
  • Bukidnon State College Malaybalay, Bukidnon
  • Bukidnon State External College, Gingoog City
  • Misamis University Ozamis City, Misamis Occidental
  • Southern Capitol College Oroquita City, Misamis Occidental
  • Polytechnic State College, Camiguin Province Northern Mindanao


REGION XI


  • Ateneo de Davao University- Davao City
  • AMA Computer College- Davao City
  • Agro-Industrial Foundation Colleges of the Phils.- Davao City
  • Cor Jesu College(formerly Holy Cross College of Digos)
  • Davao del Sur Polytechnic School- Digos City
  • Davao Doctors College- Davao City
  • Davao Medical School- Davao City
  • Davao Merchant Marine Academy- Davao City
  • Holy Cross of Davao College- Davao City
  • International Harvardian University- Davao City
  • Saint Mary's College- Tagum,Davao del Norte
  • San Pedro College- Davao City
  • Southern Philippines Adventist College- Davao del Sur
  • Mindanao Aeronautical Technical School (MATS)- Davao City
  • USP College of Fisheries- Davao City
  • USP College of Agriculture Forestry- Tagum, Davao del Norte
  • University of Southern Philippines(Main)- Davao City
  • University of Mindanao- Bansalan, Davao del Sur
  • University of Mindanao- Davao City
  • University of Mindanao- Digos City
  • University of Mindanao- Tagum, Davao del Norte
  • University of the Immaculate Conception- Davao City


REGION XII

  • St. Peter's College Iligan City, Lanao del Norte
  • MSU Iligan Institute of Technology Iligan City, Lanao del Norte
  • Lanao del Norte Agricultural College Karumatan, Lanao del Norte
  • University of Southern Mindanao Kabacan, North Cotabato
  • Notre Dame of Midsayap College Midsayap, North Cotabato
  • MSU - Dinaig Agricultural Technical College Dinaig, Maguindanao
  • North Cotabato School of Arts Trade, North Cotabato
  • UPI Agricultural School UPI, MAGUINDANAO
  • Cotabato Foundation College of Science Tech. Doroloman, Arakan, Cotabato


ARMM I

  • Sulu State College Jolo, Sulu
  • MSU - Tawi Tawi Bongao, Tawi Tawi
  • Notre Dame of Jolo College Jolo, Sulu
  • Central Sulu College Siasi, SULU
  • Agama Islam Academy Ganassi, Lanao del Sur
  • Lanao National College of Arts Trade Marawi City, Lanao del Sur
  • Mindanao State University Marawi City, Lanao del Sur
  • Lanao Agricultural College Lumbatan, Lanao del Sur
  • Pangarungan Islam College Marawi City, Lanao del Sur
  • Jamiatul Philippines of Al-Islamia Marawi City, Lanao del Sur
  • Mindanao State University Malabang, Lanao del Sur


SOCSARGEN

  • Central Mindanao Colleges Kidapawan, South Cotabato
  • Notre Dame University, Cotabato City
  • Philippine Harvadian College, Cotabato City
  • Notre Dame of Kidapawan College Kidapawan, South Cotabato
  • Notre Dame of Marbel College Koronadal, South Cotabato
  • Mindanao State University Gen. Santos City, South Cotabato
  • Notre Dame of Dadiangas Gen. Santos City, South Cotabato
  • Ramon Magsaysay Memorial College Gen. Santos City, South Cotabato
  • Glan School of Arts Trade Glan, Sarangani
  • Polytechnic College Makar, Gen. Santos City
  • Cotabato State Polytechnic College, Cotabato City


CARAGA Region XIII

  • Father Saturnino Urios University ,Butuan City, Agusan del Norte
  • San Nicolas College, Surigao City
  • Northern Mindanao State Institute of Technology,( University) Butuan City
  • St. Joseph Institute of Technology, Butuan City
  • A.M.A CLC, Butuan City
  • Butuan Doctors College, Butuan City
  • Holy Child Colleges, Butuan City
  • STI, Butuan City

One step towards a unified global outreach – the Filipino Strength[edit]

"One step towards a unified global outreach – the Filipino Strength" was the theme of the Dental Outreach and On-the-Spot painting contest last November 30, 2007 at the grounds of the Philippine School (Bahrain). The Principal, Dr. Geronimo R. Salem shared his thoughts about the true meaning of outreach by the example of the organizers who were able to spend their precious time and efforts on such activities that benefit the majority of people in all walks of life and to reach out to their "Kababayans" even in a very simple way.

The Triskelions of the TI-Bahrain Coordinating Council would like to congratulate all those who participated in the contest especially the winners and would like to mention in grateful acknowledgement the participation of the Judges, parents, students, Gulf Photographers Network, and the support of our sponsors such as Al Abraaj Restaurant and volunteer dentists Dr. Liza Siwa and Dr. Sonny Dipasupil who are still willing to share and care for the next outreach programs in development.

This event has been a part of the expanded activities of the Triskelion International – Kingdom of Bahrain that started with a Medical Mission at the premises of the POLO/OWWA, Philippine Embassy(Bahrain) last November 9, 2007 and will culminate with a film showing of "Care Home" (www.carehomethemovie.com) next year.

Moreover, a concert with a cause entitled: "Pinoy Bands in Concert 2007" will be held on December 16, 2007 at the poolside of the Delmon International Hotel, Manama, Bahrain.

A meeting was held last Nov.30, 2007 between the Filipino Bands and the Organizers in collaboration with the Philippine Embassy, ANCOP-GK, and the Caravan Group of Hotels and it was agreed that a set of 8 Filipino Bands from different Hotels will perform on this charity event. Posters were distributed and tickets will be available through the bands as follows: Kaktooz Band of Adhari Hotel, Prestige Band of Gulf Hotel, Hip2Soul Band of Ramee International Hotel, Black Dyke Band of Aradous Hotel, High Intenz Band of Windsor Tower Hotel, Immerge Band of Club F1, and Circa5 Band from Delmon Hotel.

This is a project of the Tau Gamma Sigma of the TI-Bahrain in order to gather all Filipinos and other nationalities to support the "Tuloy Aral Program" of the OWWA and free housing/renovations for the poor families in the Philippines initiative of ANCOP-Gawad Kalinga (Bahrain). This is also extended to support the Triskelion Charity Fund. For more information, please contact Sis. Bheng @ 39191372, Sis. Mahalina @ 36305711, or Sis. Angie @ 39802852 (http://www.triskelions.net) or www.triskelion.blogsome.com

-Harold Tejada ( http://haerold.us) —Preceding unsigned comment added by 89.148.17.101 (talk) 14:47, 13 December 2007 (UTC)

Empowerment Through Education[edit]

We have envisioned an empowered Triskelion Grand Fraternity through education. Northeast Triskelion, Inc. has designed a scholarship program for eligible Triskelions or their children because we believe that through education a Triskelion will have the voice and the capability to help stop poverty, hunger and disease; with education a Triskelion can pioneer his own business for additional source of income. Ultimately, with education a Triskelion can help a whole segment of society to move on and prosper.


NORTHEAST TRISKELIONS INC. is more than brotherhood, camaraderie and handshakes. It is also about the TRISKELION spirit coming alive, an affirmation of our Tenets and our vision of an empowered fraternity coming together and creating opportunity.

http://www.northeasttriskelion.org/ —Preceding unsigned comment added by 89.148.9.106 (talk) 21:48, 13 April 2008 (UTC)

Cleanup-Rewrite Tag[edit]

I added this tag as this article cites no source, is written with poor quality of writing, and is written in a very self-promoting manner. For example, "Through the years, the Tau Gamma Phi Fraternity has never strayed from its goal" (intro), "Actor Triskelion Baby Jiro Manio, is an award winning child actor especially in his unforgettable performance in Magnifico (film)", "Knowing fully well that peace is a product of strength and not of weakness." (bad sentence--intro). The intro is the worst of the sections as far as writing quality, but the entire history sections and alumni sections are uncited. Please do not remove this tag without posting here. Iheartwiki19 (talk) 08:11, 8 June 2008 (UTC)

Agreed that this article has many issues. I am also concerned at the large amount of unsourced information. Per Wikipedia:Verifiability, all of the redlinked names should be removed, unless sources can be provided to help verify their notability. --Elonka 00:16, 25 November 2008 (UTC)
I agree. I can't say about the content but the self-promoting style of writing is very annoying and not appropriate in an encyclopedia article. I just read the intro and it really discouraged me from reading the rest. Miscellanées (talk) 13:52, 25 February 2009 (UTC)

This article is impossible to keep clean as soon as you clean it up it gets put back. take a week off and so many edits adding things back in are done you can never get it back. Plus its impossible to verify anything anybody says. Nothing is ever cited and change one word and ten thousand anonymous editors descend from the skies to alight upon your head like a rabid pack of fraternity promoting self serving harpies and revert it all back or make it even worse. All that said i'm going to go back and delete alot of red linked stuff like that terrible alum list. I have no way of proving who is an alum or who is not but if you don't have your own wiki page your probably not that notable anyways. As for the history section i have re-wrote that twice already to remove some of the bias and aggrandizing tone of it but it keeps slowly morphing back and besides if you remove all the point of view and bluster you really only have about three sentences left. In other words this is got to be one of the worst articles to deal with on wikipedia. Now that my venting is over I'm going to give it a shot. Trey (talk) 21:31, 12 March 2009 (UTC)

Ok so i took out red links and Non Notables. Removed a bunch of external links. And rewrote the history to be not so pompous and more clear... yeah. anyways still needs a present day section and some clean up editing but at least now i don't think it looks so daunting. anyone want to help. i'm afraid i'm not familiar enough on the subject to write a good present day conclusion of the article blurb.Trey (talk) 21:50, 12 March 2009 (UTC)

From M.E.: Thank you for assistance Trey, its read simplier but informative. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 89.148.0.210 (talk) 19:44, 15 March 2009 (UTC)

Filipino wording[edit]

Facts from M.E.: Just in case someone will vandal this article about replacing "Tau" into "tae", please help us to modified that effectively, the reason is that "tae" in Filipino wording means an eliminated waste from the body via rectum, therefore, can't be a subtitute text for a Greek such as "Tau" plus deletion of tagalog word "Tanga" which means crazy.


What happen to this page? Why most of the information have been deleted? —Preceding unsigned comment added by Ba399h (talkcontribs) 19:40, 31 March 2009 (UTC)

Action from Mla.: About TGF infos which have been deleted? Lets try to acknowledge those editors for their summary scripts and sharing a simplified informations. We hope then, their objective is for easy reading, avoiding redundancies ("paulit-ulit" in Filipino word or "repeating" in English word). Researchers' can link to the official Triskelions' Grand Fraternity websites if they're interested to learn more details. In other way, they can place their suggestive infos on "discussion page" first while reverting words in article page. In fact, TGF infos are expanded on educational orientation program for the "neos" plus re-orientation membership program for all "refreshers".

Associate[edit]

Action from Mla.: Please avoid inserting "basura" a Filipino word on TGF article, it means garbage or trash in English, very easy to associate that text on recycle bin.. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 202.8.252.94 (talk) 03:56, 18 April 2009 (UTC)

on the stated wikipedia of Tau Gamma Phi, on the Founding topic, why is it BASURA phi? i edited that column and i corrected it to Tau Gamma Phi! who are these people editing the TGP history.!

To annoy TGP by putting up "basura" word and those people related them are detracts from satisfaction or somebody undesirable.

Life begins at 40[edit]

by: http://www.malaya.com.ph/oct04/edromeo.htm

IT is actually a strange concept the first time you hear about it. Moving on three legs is not exactly the best way to make progress. But that is exactly how a Triskelion, a member of the Tau Gamma Phi, would prefer it. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 82.194.62.200 (talk) 23:49, 23 April 2009 (UTC)

Traditions that we grew up into...[edit]

“Once more, we are gathered here in this significant event to celebrate the traditions that we grew up into, and at the same time join hands for a noble cause,” said Mr. Burgos. http://cjfilam.com/images/2009/May29-09/page23.gif —Preceding unsigned comment added by 77.69.195.220 (talk) 18:01, 1 June 2009 (UTC)

trp —Preceding unsigned comment added by 119.93.155.203 (talk) 02:00, 7 July 2009 (UTC)

Tau Gamma is a civic-minded, peace-loving fraternity[edit]

Tau Gamma is a civic-minded, peace-loving fraternity (philstar.com) Updated February 11, 2009 12:00 AM http://www.philstar.com/Article.aspx?articleid=439228

We strongly deplore the report of Mr. Butch Belgica’s Anti-Organized Crime Commission’s labeling of the Tau Gamma Phi as among the most destructive gangs in Metro Manila.

The Brotherhood does not have international ties or connections to different organizations, fraternities worldwide and it stands by itself to be recognized by international communities for its socio civic projects guided by the tenets and codes of conduct of the fraternity.

The Tau Gamma Phi was founded in 1968 at the University of the Philippines Diliman campus and extended its membership in almost universities and colleges all over the Philippines and expanded evenly across the globe, making it the only Philippine founded brotherhood recognized abroad. It Is the only Philippine fraternity recognized by the State of Bahrain as the Philippine Consul can vouch.

The Triskelion Alumni Organization composed mainly of professionals and senior members of the Tau Gamma Phi with councils on every colleges and universities in the Philippines, and with members in the different private companies and government institutions locally (a number of them occupies national and local government positions) and some scattered in different parts of the globe have had their shares of extending aids to the needy and the poor.

The different alumni councils are involved in socio-civic projects such as medical and dental missions, blood letting with the Philippine National Red Cross, feeding of indigents in different barangays nationwide, gift giving to the poor children, scholarships and trainings and a lot more humanitarian projects.

The Triskelion Alumni Organization and the Tau Gamma Phi in general deplore the use of force and violence as a gizmo to solve misunderstandings with different rival fraternities. We believe and encourage all the members of the brotherhood from the school to the community chapters the use of dialogue and diplomacy as the only peaceful solution to a conflict.

The Triskelion alumni organization through its different chapters conducts a regular reorientation seminar of the tenets and code of conducts of the fraternity to all the members, school and community based. — Mayor JOSE BONG TEVES, National Chairman, TRISKELION Alumni Organization (TAO) —Preceding unsigned comment added by 84.255.156.73 (talk) 21:44, 7 August 2009 (UTC)

Be it Singaporeans or Filipinos[edit]

"Walk for our Children 2009" http://www.triskelionsingapore.com/main/projects-and-events/110/walk-for-our-children-2009/#more-110

Triskelion Singapore Council was once again invited to participate in this annual charity event in Singapore. This is the second time we’ve graced this event and we are proud to say that we are the FIRST and ONLY Filipino organization to do so. We had the instant-photo taking and printing with the Star Wars characters service and it was once again an instant hit.

It will only get better as this will surely be an annual event for us. This event is just one of the many outreach projects Triskelion Singapore have in line this year. We will always be there to help and support this type of activity, be it Singaporeans or Filipinos. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 217.17.250.83 (talk) 20:43, 11 August 2009 (UTC)

Strong Objective[edit]

Tau Gamma Phi is the Triskelions’ Grand Fraternity has evolved to become a social organization with a strong objective to reach out to all sectors of the society especially those who are in difficult situations such as typhoons, floods, fires, and other calamities that affects the well being of every individual. http://www.triskelionsingapore.com/main/ http://triskelion.blogsome.com/ —Preceding unsigned comment added by 193.188.105.20 (talk) 20:41, 26 November 2009

Fraternities for Nation Building[edit]

The founding chapter of Tau Gamma Phi University of the Philippines - Diliman was recognized their participation in a house building activity by the UP Gawad Kalinga’s FratWar: From Rumbles to Rubbles project was held last January 23, 2010 at GK Tribu, Batasan Hills Quezon City. Fraternities are united by desire to uplift quality of the life in the Philippines, aware of the needs of our country, responding to the call of the nation building, imbibing the spirit of ‘bayanihan’ leading a life of selfless service. this worthy endeavor is committed as-well by the Alpha Phi Beta, Alpha Phi Omega, Pan Xenia, Sigma Rho, Tau Alpha, Beta Sigma, Brotherhood of the Filipinos 1995 and Upsilon Sigma Phi. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 94.79.217.68 (talk) 14:53, 13 March 2010 (UTC)

Thank you for the unity. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 83.136.59.145 (talk) 06:51, 15 March 2010 (UTC)

1st Fraternity Online Radio Station?[edit]

An online radio station which might be effective for global public service... http://www.triskelionradio.com/ —Preceding unsigned comment added by 83.136.59.137 (talk) 19:55, 19 September 2010 (UTC)

Kwentong Disyerto[edit]

Kwentong Disyerto is a one hour news magazine show that features various topics concerning Filipino communities in the Middle East. The program is being aired live via satellite every Friday over ABS-CBN Global’s The Filipino Channel (TFC), seen over Philippine Cable through the ABS-CBN News Channel and shown worldwide through direct-to-home satellite systems around the globe. The show is hosted by TJ Manotoc and Bernadette Sembrano.

Recently, Kwentong Disyerto featured a segment on Philippine fraternities, fraternal brotherhood association or Kapatiran thriving in the Middle East. The show focused on the fraternity’s activities aimed at helping the Filipino communities abroad, particularly distressed overseas Filipino workers as well as our needy fellowmen in our country. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 94.79.251.6 (talk) 03:26, 29 January 2011 (UTC)

Education and a Protected Environment[edit]

On behalf of City Council and the people of Edmonton, Alberta’s Capital City, I extend best wishes to the Tau Gamma Phi/Sigma: Triskelions’ Grand Fraternity/Sorority, Northern Chapter Council and congratulate you on the success of your 42nd International Founding Anniversary and Northern Alberta Council’s Second Anniversary.

These celebrations recognize the importance of the work you do in advocating for the right of all people to have access to education and a protected environment. Through local projects such as yard cleaning and snow removal for the elderly and handicapped, your organization helps make our city truly remarkable. Thank you to all your members and volunteers for the many hours worked on initiatives that contribute greatly to the welfare of our society and make our community a better place to live.

We are glad to be part of these historic events and wish you continued success in your volunteer efforts and educational studies.

Yours truly, Stephen Mandel Mayor —Preceding unsigned comment added by 112.198.78.88 (talk) 05:06, 23 April 2011 (UTC)

Army holds 2nd ‘Run for Peace’[edit]

Dumaguete City, June 28 (PIA) -- A second round of “Run for Peace” of the 11th Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army was held Sunday for the Lapu-Lapu Educational Assistance Program (LEAP) scholars of Negros Oriental State University (NORSU) in Guihulngan.

Dubbed “Bayanihan: Lakad at Takbo para sa Kapayapaan, Tungo sa Kaunlaran,” it was participated in by representatives of Dumaguete Press Club (DPC), React Group- Guihulngan City Chapter, Tau Gamma Phi Fraternity, Department of Education (DepEd), Philippine National Police (PNP), and residents of Guihulngan City.

The ten LEAP scholar students of NORSU also joined the Lapu- Lapu Run for Peace and Fun Walk.

http://www.pia.gov.ph/?m=1&t=1&id=40627&y=2011&mo=06 — Preceding unsigned comment added by 78.110.67.209 (talk) 19:06, 29 June 2011 (UTC)

Frat Members Donate Blood To Battle Dengue[edit]

Members of the Tau Gamma Phi Fraternity from different chapters in the city recently joined the battle against dengue by donating blood to the Philippine National Red Cross.

Tau Gamma members from Western Mindanao State University, Ateneo de Zamboanga University, Zamboanga City Polytechnic College, Zamboanga City College of Marine Science and Technology, Summer Hill Chapter, San Roque, Pasonanca, and Baliwasan Chapters participated in the said activity.

Red Cross staff Reanne A. Gampa said the activity is Red Cross’ continuing campaign against dengue. We are conducting this program to prevent further mortality caused by dengue”, she said. Gampa added that there is increase in the demand of blood in hospitals and so the need for more blood donation activities. (Jaybilyn M. Tinguha-MVC/JMT/PIA9-Zambo City/WMSU)

http://www.zamboangatoday.ph/index.php/news/13-top-stories/6237-frat-members-donate-blood-to-battle-dengue.html — Preceding unsigned comment added by 78.110.72.167 (talk) 14:31, 19 September 2011 (UTC)

Homage to Mother Earth[edit]

Volunteers from the Tau Gamma Phi are at Mount Banahaw from April 1, 2012 to April 8, 2012. It's one of 13 organizations that comprise the yearly tasked to assist Holy Week pilgrims, visitors or devotees and ensure they stay within the allowed areas or campsites at the foot of the mountain, which was declared a national park and a protected area in 1941.

Angeles City – A huge coalition of private organizations, companies and concerned individuals is set to launch a sustainable mass campaign for environmental awareness and protection, green development and healthy living. The campaign dubbed as “SUBLI,” a Kapampangan word which literally means “return or to return,” is a homage to Mother Earth – that is, returning what we reaped from Mother Nature by actively working for its protection and regeneration. SUBLI covers activities, programs and proposed projects for environmental awareness, green development and health and wellness.

Representatives of the lead organizations are set to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) stating their commitment to campaign and work for the protection of the environment. The MOU will also include the community’s call for the passage of various legislations and proposed programs for the local government units in Pampanga, particularly in Angeles City. These legislations include among others, the affirmation of strict compliance of local government units on existing national environmental laws, the proposed creation of Parks and Recreation Office that will yield to the development of family-oriented parks and the adoption of Green Architecture among the new and renovated buildings along the major roads of Angeles City.

Among the SUBLI campaign supporters and contributors are the Pampanga Arts Guild; Sagip-Sapang Balen-Holy Rosary Parish; Alliance for the Development of Central Luzon (ADCL) Save the Trees Movement; Pinoy Gumising ka Movement (PGKM); United Architects of the Philippines-Angeles (UAP); Metro Angeles Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. (MACCII) Kuliat Foundation Inc.; Greater Clark Visitors’ Bureau (GCVB); National Union of Journalists of the Philippines(NUJP)-Pampanga; Alpha Phi Omega; Tau Gamma Phi; Alpha Gamma Beta; HAU Alumni Association Inc.; Holy Angel University Spurge H.S. Batch ‘74; Musikerong Kapampangan; Taguete Realty Corp.; Mother Earth Foods; Salilungan Art Gallery; Connect Plus PR and Advertising; Armando’s Pizza; Sun.Star Pampanga; Angeles Observer; Central Luzon Daily; Central Luzon Businessweek; and Punto Gitnang Luzon.

http://blogwatch.tv/2012/04/bantay-banahaw-for-this-holy-week/ http://www.sunstar.com.ph/pampanga/local-news/2012/04/15/groups-join-forces-environmental-campaign-216455 — Preceding unsigned comment added by 109.161.246.47 (talk) 21:52, 18 April 2012 (UTC)

Many branches and roots so the word Triskelion not limited to Tau Gamma Phi.

Joyeux Anniversaire[edit]

Thank you to our Tau Gamma Phi, it is a loving gift of charity and great understanding for the interpretation of life, I just wanted to share this video I watched today...Joyeux anniversaire...8) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bd293BTT6c8 — Preceding unsigned comment added by 81.22.31.34 (talk) 03:13, 4 October 2012 (UTC)

No Original Research[edit]

There are noreliable, published sources exists in the article such as the claim that

  • (1) "The Tau Gamma Phi is now one of the largest fraternities in the Philippines with about 800,000 registered members".
  • (2)"Tau Gamma Phi Fraternity's office was raided under an Arrest-Search and Seizure Order signed by then Secretary of Defense Juan Ponce Enrile"

There are many articles on the net that could help in citing sources in this article.

=Maybe it will help you or feel biased so it written concerning the Tau Gamma Phi...http://www.theroguewriter.net/tau-gamma-phi-celebrates-45-years-of-brotherhood/

Possible third party source.[edit]

http://uscifsc.net46.net/members/tau-gamma-phi-sigma/

“Fulfilling our Historical Mission in the Midst of Challenges"[edit]

The Tau Gamma Phi celebrates their 46th Anniversary on October 3, 2014 held at the Araneta Coliseum. In line with their 46th Anniversary theme “Fulfilling our Historical Mission in the Midst of Challenges,” the Triskelions, as the Tau Gamma Phi members call themselves, led by their leaders, vows to fight corruption and continue their mission as protectors of the environment. http://www.manilatimes.net/tau-gamma-mobilizes-vs-crime-corruption/132036/ — Preceding unsigned comment added by 103.13.89.134 (talk) 13:42, 6 October 2014 (UTC)

Related To The Changing Traditions Of Our Frat[edit]

The "Tol" then what can related to the changing traditions of our Frat? "A bright young student from the province struggling with bullying and modern metropolitan youth culture gets drawn into the world of a local fraternity headed by his uncle, a ruthless frat lord who strongly upholds and defends the fraternity's tradition of initiations." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XeL5uSNc42s — Preceding unsigned comment added by 103.13.89.131 (talk) 19:43, 7 March 2015 (UTC)

1st European Triskelion Summit in Milan Italy 2015[edit]

Wonderful motive of unity and progress of our brotherhood, nice as your venue and elegant video, one of the power of reason that we call for a more universal brotherhood...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D81F_23bF-I — Preceding unsigned comment added by 101.78.12.124 (talk) 15:43, 12 September 2015 (UTC)

First, Do No Harm...[edit]

“The Tau Gamma Phi reiterates its call on all chapters and councils to take to heart one of its primary tenets—Primum Nil Nocere or “First, Do No Harm”—and recommit to the avoidance of all forms of violence,”

Shares Of Extending Aids To The Needy And The Poor.[edit]

The Triskelion Alumni Organization composed mainly of professionals and senior members of the Tau Gamma Phi with councils on every colleges and universities in the Philippines, and with members in the different private companies and government institutions locally (a number of them occupies national and local government positions) and some scattered in different parts of the globe have had their shares of extending aids to the needy and the poor.

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Middle East Summits[edit]

1st Middle East Regional Coordinating Council Summit historically started October 26, 2012 and declared the theme "Strengthening the Triskelions' Grand Fraternity and Sorority Through Implementation of Continuous Improvement Processes". It was held in Sheraton Hotel, Bur Dubai, UAE. It was attended by Triskelions' who lived and working in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Libya, Israel and UAE.

2nd Middle East Regional Coordinating Council Summit perhaps the theme was "Strengthening the Partnership of the International Council under the TGFS Umbrella" signified last August 9, 2013 in Coral Hotel, Doha, Qatar.

3rd Middle East Regional Coordinating Council Summit was performed last July 27, 2015 in Ezdan Hotel, Doha, Qatar (continuation theme of Strengthening the Partnership of the International Council).

4th Middle East Regional Coordinating Council Summit recently held last July 7-10, 2016 with a theme of "One voice for Fraternity" "One voice for Unity" which met in Muscat Oman, Sultanate of Oman. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 84.255.149.10 (talk) 22:44, 15 September 2016 (UTC)