Latest Updates from Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
Founder/CEO of Carol’s Daughter Inducted into Sigma Gamma Rho
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. is proud to welcome Lisa Price, founder/CEO of Carol’s Daughter, Inc., as its newest member. The entrepreneur of the multi-million dollar company was inducted into the international, community service organization during the Northeastern Regional Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina on April 22. Read More here.
The Sigma Spotlight: Arlesia E. Stamps - Uniting our Friends
The Philos are friends of Sigma Gamma Rho. They support our programs and serve in the community with us.. The Philos’ top leader, Arlecia E. Stamps, has many goals for the affiliate organization. Growth and unity are part of her plan. Learn how she is uniting our friends. Read More here.
Social Activists Inducted into Sigma Gamma Rho – Geneva Reed-Veal & Rev. Hannah Adair Bonner, International Sorority’s Newest Members
Two national social justice activists are now members of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Geneva Reed-Veal, minister, poet and mother of the late Sandra Bland, and Rev. Hannah Adair Bonner, author, minister and motivational speaker, were inducted into the international, community service organization during the Southeastern Regional Conference in Tampa, Florida on April 3. Read More Here!
Sigma Gamma Rho and USA Swimming Set to Host Water Safety Workshop at School in Ferguson
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. will partner with USA Swimming to promote water safety at an elementary school in the Ferguson Florissant School District. The goal is to continue finding ways to better engage local communities in learning how to swim through the Swim 1922 campaign. The two organizations will teach water safety tips and encourage third – sixth grade students at Airport Elementary School (8249 Airport Road) to learn how to swim. The Swim 1922 event will be held on March 4 at 8:30 a.m. Read More Here!
Sigma Gamma Rho to Present Training Model for HIV/AIDS Education at UN
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. will host and facilitate an educational parallel event during the 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations. The discussion will center on methods to empower women and encourage them to take charge of their sexual health and well-being. The Sigma Gamma Rho A34Life HIV/AIDS Prevention Project presentation will take place March 22 at 10:30 a.m. at the Church Center in the Hardin Room, 777 U.N. Plaza. Read More Here!
Sigma Spotlight: Dorothy Richardson - Sharing our History
After almost 78 years, life member number 73’s enthusiasm for Sigma Gamma Rho still burns strong. “I love being a Sigma. I love you all,” said Dorothy Richardson. “I went to church with Bertha Black Rhoda, Sigma Gamma Rho’s 5th international president. She was one of the nicest people I’d met. If it (Sigma Gamma Rho) was good enough for her, then it was good enough for me.” Read More Here!
International Sorority Coming to Cleveland – Sigma Gamma Rho Turning the City Royal Blue and Gold
The “City that Rocks” will turn royal blue and gold this summer. Members of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., a leading international, nonprofit community service organization, will hold their 56th Biennial Boule, or national convention, in Cleveland July 29 – August 2. The excitement is building as the sorority is “Going for Sigma Gold: Celebrating Global Leadership and Visionary Service.” Read More Here!
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!