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.
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.
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.
"Greater Service, Greater Progress"
Established: November 12, 1922, at Butler University in
Division: Five Regions - Central, Northeastern, Southeastern,
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