Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. was organized on November 12, 1922, in Indianapolis, Indiana by seven young educators: Mary Lou Allison Little, Dorothy Hanley Whiteside, Vivian White Marbury, Nannie Mae Gahn Johnson, Hattie Mae Dulin Redford, Bessie M. Downey Martin and Cubena McClure. The group became an incorporated national collegiate sorority on December 30, 1929 when a charter was granted to Alpha chapter at Butler University. 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.
Founded: November 12, 1922, at Bulter University
YCP Chapter: Sigma Nu Chapter founded in 2012
Greek Letters: ΣΓΡ
Colors: Royal Blue and Gold
Symbol: The Poodle
Motto: "Greater Service, Greater Progress"
Philanthropies: March of Dimes, St. Jude - Project Reassurance (sorority program)