Latest Updates from Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
The Sigma Spotlight: Victoria Norfleet – Overcoming Obstacles and Beating the Odds
School, sorority life and work keep Victoria Norfleet very busy. Take a deep breath and get ready for this. She is secretary of the Student Government Association, president of the pre-law club, president of the band ensemble and vice president of the Xi Omicron Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. “I think that’s it,” according to Norfleet. Read More Here!
The Sigma Spotlight: Carolyn Williams - Enforcing the Law and Providing Service
When you see the top leader of Sigma Gamma Rho at sorority conferences or some major events, you’ve probably seen Carolyn Williams by her side. Through the years, members have called her the body guard, FBI or secret service. But, Williams takes her job seriously. “I believe as the head of the sorority, our president deserves executive detail. She should have a detail to assist her in keeping the sorority’s events moving in a timely manner.” Read More Here!
The Sigma Spotlight: Ashley Reeves - New Member Taking the Lead
Being a new member of any organization is fun and exciting. But, it can have its share of difficulties. You are trying to figure out the inner workings, meet new people and see where you fit in the organization or group. Ashley Reeves found her niche in Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority and immediately took on a major leadership role by chairing a large event. “I didn’t want to come in and not do anything. I wanted to have a role. I didn’t want to be just a new member,” she said. Read More Here!
Happy Founders' Day from the Bonita M. Herring, International President
As we celebrate our 2015 Founders' Day, I am reminded that our sisterhood is exactly seven years away from a major milestone. On November 12, 2022, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority will celebrate 100 years of existence. Read More Here!
New Members Webinar | National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy Committee
The Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy Committee is proud to announce the launching of its unplanned pregnancy training module for members via webinar. This training will bring greater awareness of the issue of unplanned pregnancy. This webinar is mandatory for ALL sorors inducted since January 2013. All other sorors are encouraged to take the webinar. Access the webinar here!
The Sigma Spotlight: Rhoer Xavionna Bryant-Davis - True Dedication to Leadership and Services
Advanced placement classes, homework and extracurricular activities. There’s never a dull moment for Xavionna Bryant-Davis. At 16, this 11th grader at River City High School in West Sacramento, California stays busy. “I play volleyball. I am in the National Honor Society, in journalism, in the Drama Club, in the American Sign Language Club and take studio art (graphic design).” Read More Here!
USATF & Sigma Gamma Rho to Encourage Youth Activity
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. has partnered with USA Track & Field (USATF) to promote youth activity nationwide through RunJumpThrow, USATF announced Friday. USATF and The Hershey Company teamed up in 2015 to create RunJumpThrow (RJT), a hands-on learning program that gets kids excited about physical activity by introducing them to basic running, jumping and throwing skills through track and field. To date, the program has reached more than 100,000 children. Read More Here!
The Sigma Spotlight: Julia Andrews - Education + Mentoring, A Winning Formula
Education has always been a part of Julia Andrews’ life. Her grandmother was a teacher. Her mom was a teacher. Her dad was a high school principal. “I thought I could get away from it. But, it kept pulling me back,” said Andrews. She remembers summers in her Davenport, Iowa home as a child. “My mother taught summer school in the kitchen. All of the neighborhood kids came to my house.” That, of course meant school work for Andrews too. Read More Here!
The Sigma Spotlight: Ellie Dahmer-Civil Rights Advocate...50 Years After the Voting Right Act
Times were very different fifty years ago. Turmoil and necessary change were intertwined. It was the height of the Civil Rights Movement. The country was still healing over the assassination of a president. Slowly, but surely, things were changing. Read More Here!