Chi Omega was founded at the University of Arkansas on April 5, 1895. The Sigma Kappa Chapter was installed at Austin Peay State University on May 6, 1972. Today, Chi Omega has a growing sisterhood of more than 300,000 members and 171 active chapters. Membership in Chi Omega means a commitment to friendship, high standards of personnel, scholarship, community service, campus activities, and career development.
Chi Omega’s national philanthropy is the Make- A- Wish Foundation. The Sigma Kappa Chapter has donated over $44,000 and 620 hours to the Make- A- Wish Foundation. In addition to the Make- A- Wish Foundation, Sigma Kappa sponsors several events that benefit the local soup kitchen, Loaves and Fishes.
Nickname: Chi O
Colors: Cardinal and Straw
Flower: White Carnation
Chapter: Sigma Kappa
Founded Nationally: April 5, 1895 at the University of Arkansas
Founded Locally: May 6, 1972 at Austin Peay State University
Philanthropy: The Make- A- Wish Foundation
Chi Omega President: Harlie Fuqua