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Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., was founded on the campus of

Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana, on

Sunday, November 12th, 1922, by seven educators: Mary Lou Allison Gardner Little, Nannie Mae Gahn Johnson, Vivian White Marbury, Hattie Mae Annette Dulin Redford, Bessie Mae Downie Rhodes Martin, Dorothy Hanley Whiteside and Cubena McClure. 

The sorority became an incorporated organization on December 30, 1929. 

Greater Service,

Greater Progress


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.

Vision Statement
We visualize a world in which

all women and their families reach their

full potential in all aspects of life

and are able to create unlimited

opportunities for future generations.

Sorority Slogan

"Greater Service, Greater Progress"


Established: November 12, 1922, at Butler University in

Indianapolis, Indiana
Division: Five Regions -  Central, Northeastern, Southeastern,

Southwestern, Western

Service Channel: Over 500 chapters in the U.S., Bahamas, Bermuda,

the U.S. Virgin Islands, Canada, Germany and Korea

Motto: Sisterhood, Scholarship, Service.

National Website: www.SGRho1922.org

Sorority Flower: The Yellow Tea Rose

Sorority Mascot: The Poodle

Sorority Colors: Royal Blue and Gold