Attend professional events across North America

Each year, Pi Kappa Alpha hosts a variety of leadership and educational conferences in multiple cities across the U.S. From coast to coast, there are opportunities for you to receive top-notch education and training throughout the year.

When you attend a PIKE University event:

  • You build a resume that may land you your dream job.
  • You become a team member whom your co-workers appreciate.
  • You become a professional whom employers respect.
  • You learn to effectively manage personal and professional relationships.
  • You receive leadership training and learn how to apply leadership skills in any life situation.
  • You interact with esteemed individuals who have influenced the worlds of business, entertainment, sports, and more.
  • You understand the importance of self-sacrifice, empathy, and hard work.

Find the events that are right for you

Thomas C. Tillar Leadership Academy

Memphis, Tennessee: July 27-29, 2023

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Spend three days networking with emerging leaders and proven professionals, focusing on leadership development and setting the course for your future. You’ll refine personal skills, deepen your understanding of real-world dilemmas, improve your ability to help others, and share ideas with Pikes from around the country. We recommend at least three members attend from each chapter.

Leadership Summits

Leadership Summits are open to anyone who is looking to find the best version of themselves. Learn about personal leadership development, dressing for success, building your personal brand, strengthening your resume, and how our PIKE values and Ritual are reflected in everything we do. We encourage at least 10 members from each chapter to attend the summit nearest you.

2023 Fall Leadership Summits:

Kansas City, Missouri: November 3-4, 2023

Baltimore, Maryland: November 10-11, 2023

Spokane, Washington: November 11, 2023

Denver, Colorado: TBA

2024 Spring Leadership Summits:

Chicago, Illinois: February 2-3, 2024

Atlanta, Georgia: February 9-10, 2024

G. Brint Ryan Dallas Leadership Summit: February 23-24, 2024

Irvine, California: February 23-24, 2024

Marvin & Nancy Dennis Chapter Executives Conference

January 4-6, 2024 – Memphis, Tennessee

You need experience to stand out in the world after graduation. The Marvin and Nancy Dennis Chapter Executives Conference is your opportunity. This event is an annual, three-day program designed for presidents, treasurers, and recruitment chairmen. Influencers such as CEOs, congressmen, White House chiefs of staff, New York Times best-selling authors, and NASA astronauts have offered guidance to event attendees, further preparing them to lead successful lives beyond college. Learn how to excel in the areas of motivating others, leading with character, public relations, financial management, and recruitment. We recommend at least three members from each chapter attend.

International Convention

Oklahoma City – August 8-11, 2024

Convention is an amazing experience for any and every Pike. Gain the knowledge to lead, inspire others, effectively navigate peer-to-peer interactions, and help steer the course for the future of the Fraternity. Convention is designed to recognize outstanding chapters, undergraduates, and alumni, ending with a prestigious, celebratory banquet. We recommend at least three chapter members attend, with one empowered to vote on constitutional issues of the Fraternity.

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