Latest Updates from Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
Help for Sigma Gamma Rho Members and Affiliates Impacted by Baton Rouge Flooding
The media coverage of the recent storms and flooding along the Gulf Coast has been devastating. According to the Weather Channel, "This week-long parade of soaking rain caused flooding from Florida to Louisiana with four states reporting rainfall totals over six inches." We understand your concern and appreciate that the Sisterhood wants to help! Read More Here!
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Aims to Reduce Drowning Death
In partnership with USA Swimming, which governs the sport nationally and oversees the U.S. Olympic Swim Team, the ladies of Sigma Gamma Rho created Swim 1922. Together, the two organizations have taken on statistics and broken down barriers to access and education. Read More Here!
Sigma Gamma Rho and USA Swimming Continue Partnership to Teach Swimming and Water Safety
Sigma Gamma Rho is focused on water safety. Through our partnership with USA Swimming, our members and affiliates are encouraging the community to learn how to swim. Sigma Gamma Rho and the Swim 1922 program are making a splash across the country!
Please read this article written by the NBC affiliate in Washington, D.C. about this growing partnership that is focused on saving lives. Read More Here!
Citibank Executive Deborah Catchings-Smith – Elected to Lead Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
With a fresh and focused platform for change, banking executive Deborah Catchings-Smith was recently elected to a two-year term as the international president of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Catchings-Smith, vice president, Operational Risk Management Governance at Citibank in St. Louis, Missouri brings more than 27 years of financial industry experience to the role. Read More Here!
Sigma Spotlight: Sharrieffa Barksdale – An Olympian Helping Other Olympians Go for Gold
Sharrieffa Barksdale is a pretty fast runner. She is an Olympic hurdler. In college, she set an American record for the 400-meter hurdle and was a member of the sprint medley relay team that set a world record in 1983. She even set four state records in 1981 while she was in high school, all still stand except for one which was broken four years ago. “I remember that I ran the state meet by myself in Tennessee. I was considered a one-woman track team because I clinched the state title by myself.” Read More Here!
Miss USA Attending International Sorority Conference
Another major headliner is coming to Sigma Gamma Rho’s national
conference, or boule. Miss USA 2016 Deshauna Barber is making a stop at the 56th
Biennial Boule at the Huntington Convention Center in Cleveland on August 1-2.
She will meet with members of the sorority and attend various events. Read More Here!
Sigma Gamma Rho's Statement On Recent Shootings
The members of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. continue to pray for our community. Again, we have seen tragic events unfold before our eyes. We mourn the loss of life and extend condolences to the families in Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Minneapolis, Minnesota and Dallas, Texas. Read More Here!
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!
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