Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. was
organized on November 12, 1922 at Butler University in Indiana, Indianapolis by seven young
educators. The group became an incorporated
national collegiate sorority on December 30, 1929, when a charter was
granted to Alpha chapter at Butler University.
From seven young educators, Sigma Gamma Rho has become an international service organization comprised of women from every profession. Sigma Gamma Rho offers its members opportunities to develop their unique talents through leadership training and involvement in sorority activities. Sorority activities provide an atmosphere where friendships and professional contacts are developed which often lead to bonds that last a lifetime.
Soaring To Greater Heights Of Attainment Around The World, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., as a leading national service organization, has met the challenges of the day and continues to grow through Sisterhood, Scholarship and Service.
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority's aim is to enhance the quality of life within the community. Public service, leadership development and education of youth are the hallmark of the organization's programs and activities. Sigma Gamma Rho addresses concerns that impact society educationally, civically, and economically.
Quick Sigma Facts
Established: Nov. 12, 1922 at Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana
Classification: Nonprofit service and social organization
Division: Five Regions - Central, Northeastern, Southeastern, Southwestern, Western
Service Channel: Over 500 chapters in the U.S., Bermuda, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Germany and Korea
Sorority Flower: The yellow tea rose.
Sorority Mascot: The Poodle.
Sorority Colors: Royal blue and gold.
Σ (Sigma)-Come together
Γ (Gamma)-Be unstoppable
Ρ (Rho)- Lead the way
In Sigma Gamma Rho, together we are unstoppable sisters that lead the way!