Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
"Greater Service, Greater Progress"
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 hallmarks of the organization's programs and activities. Sigma Gamma Rho addresses concerns that impact society educationally, civically, and economically.
Soaring To Greater Heights of Attainment around the World, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., as a leading national service organization, has met the challenges of the day and continues to grow through Sisterhood, Scholarship and Service.
Founding Date: November 12, 1922 Indianapolis, Indiana
Chapter Charter date: April 06, 2002
Flower: The Yellow Tea Rose
Mascot: The French Toy Poodle
Colors: Royal Blue and Old Gold
Girl Scouts of America, March of Dimes, USA Swim, and St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital
Philanthropy: Project Reassurance, Operation Big Book Bag, Project Africa
Spring 2011 Sigma Gamma Rho recorded 16 service hours
2012-2013 Sigma Gamma Rho recorded 1,456 service hours
2013-2014 Sigma Gamma Rho recorded 1,195 service hours
Sigma Gamma Rho has worked with Planned Parenthood, KidSafe, Vision of Redemption, Tax USA, Office for Students with Disabilities, FarmShare, Regents Park Retirement Home
NPHC chapter with the highest community service hours
Soror Shamicka Lynch was elected NPHC President for the 2012-2013 year
Soror Sandra Garcia served as Fraternity and Sorority Life Ambassador
Awarded for 7 out of the 8 categories in Standards of Excellence: Organizational Purpose, Community Expectations and High Standards, Social and Personal Development, Responsibility to Self and Others, Intellectual Growth and Genuine Learning, Global Citizenship and Engagement, Innovative Thought and Action.
1st Place Step Show winners for: FAU Sunshine, UM Greek Extrav, FMU Homecoming, FMU Alumni Step Show.
2013 Academic year raised money for March of Dimes and St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital
Awarded for 3 categories in Standards of Excellence in 2014: Brotherhood/Sisterhood Excellence, Leadership Excellence, and for the second consecutive year, Community Service Excellence
Sorors Shamicka Lynch and Candace Harrinarine received recognition at the Spring 2014 Fraternity/Sorority Life Scholarship Banquet for academic achievement in Fall 2013
Soror Mylah Robinson elected NPHC President for the 2014-2015 school year
Soror Bryttani McGee received recognition at the Fall 2014 Fraternity/Sorority Life Scholarship Banquet for academic achievement in Spring 2014
In Spring 2014, the Pi Eta chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated, donated prom dresses to 12 high school girls, held a semester long clothing drive to donate to in need families through the Vietnam Veterans of America, and awarded a $100 Book Scholarship for the Black History Month essay contest
President: Ashley Turner
Social Media (Twitter, Instagram): @fausgrhos
Facebook: FAU SGRhos