Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority
The HERSTORY of Sigma Gamma Rho dates from November 12th, 1922 at Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana. Itâs founders were seven remarkable and beautiful black school teachers. Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority was the first black sorority founded on a non-black campus.
The founders sought to create an organization which offered teachers an opportunity for fellowship and professional growth. They dreamed of a legacy, which promoted the ideas of greater service and achievement through higher education. It's purpose is expressed in its slogan "Greater Service, Greater Progress".
National Projects include:
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW)
March of Dimes-Birth Defects Foundation
National Mental Health Association
National Urban League
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
Assault on Illiteracy Program (AOIP)
Black Woman's Agenda