Latest Updates from Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
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.
The Sigma Spotlight: Chi Sigma Philo Affiliate - Making a Difference in Alabama
Members of the Philo Affiliates have been supporting Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority for more than 70 years. The women, who proudly wear gold and white, were officially named “Philo” because that identifies their commitment to be friends of the sorority. They serve their communities and participate in Sigma’s national programs. They also find creative ways to raise money for local activities and to contribute to the sorority scholarship fund. Read More Here!
The Sigma Spotlight: Alexis Holliday - Understanding the Meaning of "My Sister's Keeper"
Talking got Alexis Holliday in trouble in earlier years. She always made good grades, but received checks on her report card for excessive talking for her behavior. In high school, she was able to change what was considered a negative into something positive. Holliday changed things around when she took a podcasting class. “I went for it and thought I won’t get in trouble for talking anymore.” Read more Here!
The Sigma Spotlight: Mildred L. Midkiff - Sharing Sigma History
Hattie McDaniel was a talented person. She was friendly and well-known in Los Angeles. She hosted a luncheon for Sigma board members in her home in 1951.” At 91, Soror Mildred L. Midkiff can still recall some interesting stories. Read More Here!
Arizona Senator Inducted Into Sigma Gamma Rho
Arizona State Senator Leah Landrum Taylor is now a member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Landrum Taylor, who currently serves as special projects director for the Arizona Department of Education, became a member of the international community service organization during the 63rd Western Regional Conference in Phoenix. 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!
Registration Open for the Sigma Gamma Rho Undergraduate Leadership Summit
Join us in Indianapolis, IN on the campus of Butler University on July 24 - 26, 2015 for the Undergraduate Leadership Summit. Read More Here!
April 2015 - The Sigma Spotlight: Dr. Stephanie Carpenter - New Life, New Lungs and a Renewed Spirit
“…I learned many other things that were contrary to my upbringing. In particular, I learned to smoke, and smoke I did. It gave me a feeling of finally being with the in-crowd, no longer a nerd. Before I quit, I had gotten up to more than two packs per day..." Read More Here!
March 2015 - Ohio State Senator Inducted into Sigma Gamma Rho
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. welcomed a leading politician from Ohio as
its newest member. Ohio State Senator Nina Turner was inducted as an honorary member Sunday during the 75th Central Regional Conference in Columbus. Read More Here!
March 2015 - Teaching Swim Essentials to Local Students: Sigma Gamma Rho & USA Swimming Take Swim 1922 to the Central Region
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. and USA Swimming hosted a Swim 1922 workshop for elementary students in Columbus. The workshop was a part of the Swim 1922 road trip during the sorority’s five regional conferences. The Central Region made a splash. Read More Here!
March 2015 - Professional Golfer Inducted into Sigma Gamma Rho
Dr. Renee Powell, professional golfer and educator, is now a member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., an international community service organization that focuses on scholarship, service and sisterhood. She became an honorary member during the 75th Central Regional Conference in Columbus. Read More Here!
March 2015 - Sigma Gamma Rho & USA Swimming Teach Swim Essentials to Local Students
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. continues to strengthen its partnership with USA Swimming through the Swim 1922 campaign. Olympians and members of the sorority teach the community about water safety and how to swim. Swim 1922 is hitting the road during the sorority’s five regional conferences. The first stop was the Southeastern Region. Read More Here!
March 2015 - The Sigma Spotlight: Nicole Browning - Realizing the True Meaning of Sisterhood
We all joined Sigma Gamma Rho for different reasons. Think about why you became a member and what keeps you tied to the sisterhood. Two major reasons probably come to mind – service and sisterhood. Those were the values that attracted Soror Nicole Browning to Sigma and what brought her back two years ago. Read More Here!