Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. was organized on November 12, 1922 in Indianapolis, Indiana by Mary Lou Allison Little and six school teachers. The group became an incorporated national collegiate sorority on December 30, 1929, when a charter was granted to the Alpha chapter at Butler University.
In keeping with the ideals of Sigma Gamma Rho, that national organization maintains membership in and/or supports the following:
*National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
*National Council of Negro Women
*National Pan Hellenic Council
*Leadership Conference on Civil Rights
*National Urban League
*March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
*National Mental Health Association
*United Negro College Fund
*Martil Luther King Center for Non-Violent Social Change
*Black Women's Agenda
*American Association of University Women
With over 400 chapters in the United States, Bermuda, the Virgin Islands, Bahamas and Germany, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. is committed to improving the quality of life for its members and the society it serves.
Soaring To Greater Heights Of Attainment Around The World, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., is a leading national service organization, has met the challenges of the day and continues to grow through Scholarship, Sisterhood, and Service.