On November 12, 1922, seven young women founded Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. on the campus of Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana. Fostering unity among women is the legacy that bonds over 72,000 members found in over 425 chapters in the United States and the Caribbean.
“Greater Service, Greater Progress” is the sorority’s slogan; which reflects its commitment to service. Through active participation and networking with the other organizations, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. continues its tradition of service to improve the quality of life in every community.” ~Taken from Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority National Program Pamphlet
Mission Statement - 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.
Symbols: French Toy Poodle
Colors: Royal Blue & Antique Gold
Flower: Yellow Tea Rose
Chapter: Nu Zeta
Founded Nationally: November 12, 1922; Butler University; Indianapolis Indiana
Founded Locally: November 22, 1992
Publication: The Aurora
Slogan: “Greater Service, Greater Progress”
Sigma Gamma Rho Chapter President: Nikita Nicholson