Latest Updates from Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
Sigma Spotlight - Alia Atkinson – Going for Olympic and Sigma Gold
Alia Atkinson has always been surrounded by water. She grew up in St. Andrew, Jamaica. As a very young child, she can remember her mom and dad made water safety a priority. “My parents made sure that their children knew how to handle themselves safely in the water. Being from an island, you always make sure your children are aware of the possibility of drowning in pools, gullies, lakes, and even in a drop of water.” Read More Here!
Sigma Spotlight - Glenda Clausell Elliott, Esq. - Combining a Love for Service and the Law
You’ve probably heard the saying “to whom much is given, much is expected.” Some people know when they are tapped for duty that they must step up and get the job done. That has been the case for Glenda Clausell Elliott, Esq. She did not plan to be a lawyer. Nor, did she plan to be the lead legal advisor for the Southwestern Region. Read More Here!
Demonstrations and Life-saving tips at water safety event - Sigma Gamma Rho and Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Partnering to Educate Youth
More than 200 Dallas/Fort Worth area youth will participate in a Swim 1922 Water Safety Event at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor. Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. with members of the Southwestern Region will partner with the water park to host the event on May 21. Read More here.
Founder/CEO of Carol’s Daughter Inducted into Sigma Gamma Rho
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. is proud to welcome Lisa Price, founder/CEO of Carol’s Daughter, Inc., as its newest member. The entrepreneur of the multi-million dollar company was inducted into the international, community service organization during the Northeastern Regional Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina on April 22. Read More here.
The Sigma Spotlight: Arlesia E. Stamps - Uniting our Friends
The Philos are friends of Sigma Gamma Rho. They support our programs and serve in the community with us.. The Philos’ top leader, Arlecia E. Stamps, has many goals for the affiliate organization. Growth and unity are part of her plan. Learn how she is uniting our friends. Read More here.
Social Activists Inducted into Sigma Gamma Rho – Geneva Reed-Veal & Rev. Hannah Adair Bonner, International Sorority’s Newest Members
Two national social justice activists are now members of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Geneva Reed-Veal, minister, poet and mother of the late Sandra Bland, and Rev. Hannah Adair Bonner, author, minister and motivational speaker, were inducted into the international, community service organization during the Southeastern Regional Conference in Tampa, Florida on April 3. Read More Here!
Sigma Gamma Rho and USA Swimming Set to Host Water Safety Workshop at School in Ferguson
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. will partner with USA Swimming to promote water safety at an elementary school in the Ferguson Florissant School District. The goal is to continue finding ways to better engage local communities in learning how to swim through the Swim 1922 campaign. The two organizations will teach water safety tips and encourage third – sixth grade students at Airport Elementary School (8249 Airport Road) to learn how to swim. The Swim 1922 event will be held on March 4 at 8:30 a.m. Read More Here!
Sigma Gamma Rho to Present Training Model for HIV/AIDS Education at UN
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. will host and facilitate an educational parallel event during the 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations. The discussion will center on methods to empower women and encourage them to take charge of their sexual health and well-being. The Sigma Gamma Rho A34Life HIV/AIDS Prevention Project presentation will take place March 22 at 10:30 a.m. at the Church Center in the Hardin Room, 777 U.N. Plaza. Read More Here!
Sigma Spotlight: Dorothy Richardson - Sharing our History
After almost 78 years, life member number 73’s enthusiasm for Sigma Gamma Rho still burns strong. “I love being a Sigma. I love you all,” said Dorothy Richardson. “I went to church with Bertha Black Rhoda, Sigma Gamma Rho’s 5th international president. She was one of the nicest people I’d met. If it (Sigma Gamma Rho) was good enough for her, then it was good enough for me.” Read More Here!
International Sorority Coming to Cleveland – Sigma Gamma Rho Turning the City Royal Blue and Gold
The “City that Rocks” will turn royal blue and gold this summer. Members of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., a leading international, nonprofit community service organization, will hold their 56th Biennial Boule, or national convention, in Cleveland July 29 – August 2. The excitement is building as the sorority is “Going for Sigma Gold: Celebrating Global Leadership and Visionary Service.” Read More Here!