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December Soror of the Month.
This month, the chapter recognizes Soror Selina Quinn for her
excellent service to the sisterhood. Soror Quinn worked extremely
hard to coordinate a successful Face the Facts program and we salute her
NPHC News: The
election results are in!! Congratulations to Soror Amy Dougherty
who was elected as Executive Vice President of the PSU NPHC. We
know that she will do an excellent job!! Kappa Rho would like to
thank Soror Shantel Scott, Soror Kristen King, and Soror
Tinnesha Devaughn for their hard work on the NPHC executive board this
past year--you have set a wonderful example of leadership for future Sigma
women to follow!! Congratulations to all the new officers of the PSU
November Soror of the Month.
This month, the chapter recognizes Soror Renaye Brown for her
excellent service to the sisterhood. Despite her busy scholastic
schedule, applications to law school, and many other commitments, Soror
Brown has held Sigma's Torch high and we salute her!!
Congratulations to our advisor,
Soror Monika Alston, whose research was selected for presentation at
the November National Communication Association Conference!!
November was yet another busy
month for the ladies of Kappa Rho!! We would like to thank the men of
Kappa Alpha Psi at Shippensburg University for the invitation to come and
step on their campus this month. We also would like to thank everyone
who showed us love as we celebrated Sigma's 81st birthday on November
Founder's Day Notes:
A special thanks to Soror Shantel Scott who officiated a beautiful
ceremony for the chapter on our Founder's Day. It was a special
evening for sisterhood that none of us should soon forget!!
Congratulations to Soror Kristen
King, who has been named the Sigma Soror of the Month for October. As
Vice President of the chapter, Soror King has consistently worked hard to
support the programs and service of the organization. Additionally,
she has done a great job fulfilling her responsibilities as our chapter's
membership chair while also staying on top of her responsibilities as Vice
President of the PSU National Panhellenic Council.
A SPECIAL thank you to the men of
the Lambda Lambda chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. It was
wonderful to work with you on the "Where is the Love" program and we look
forward to further collaboration between our organizations in the near
Congratulations to Soror Odinae Amoi Fisher who has been named the Sigma Soror of the Month for September.
As both the recording and financial secretary of the chapter, Soror Fisher
has done an excellent job keeping our chapter on track this month. We
appreciate her contributions to the growing legacy of the Kappa Rho
After much studying and prepping,
Soror Renaye Brown faced the challenges of the LSAT
exams. Congrats sorors on getting past this hurdle and we will be
here to support you through your law school applications!!! Best
wishes to Soror Kristen King who will be taking the LSAT in December!!
Summer 2003 News!!
Sorors Shantel Scott (June),
Tinnesha Devaughn (July), Amy Dougherty (August) were named our Outstanding
Sigma Sorors for the Summer. These sorors worked throughout their
summer vacation to make sure that the chapter business for the fall was in
Soror Crystal Allen completed her
internship with the Second Mile, a state organization devoted to at-risk
youth. Soror Allen will be graduating with a B.S in Rehabilitation
Services on August 9th, 2003. Congratulations Soror Allen!!!
Soror Allen will be residing in the local area and will remain active with
Delta Phi Sigma alumnae chapter in the fall.
Soror Courtney Robinson, our May
graduate, is now employed with Hormel Foods in Birmingham, AL.
Congratulations on your new position soror!!
Sorors Kristen King and Renaye
Brown recently completed the Pennsylvania State Dickinson Summer Law
Scholars Program. This selective summer opportunity was an
intense exposure to the rigors of law school and we are pRHOud of our
sorors' excellent work at Dickinson.
We are also proud to announce that
our advisor, Soror Monika Alston, will be receiving her MA in Communication
Arts and Sciences on August 9th. We are excited that Soror Alston has
chosen to remain at Penn State to begin work on her PhD in September!!
May 2003 News
Congratulations to Soror Courtney
Robinson who will be graduating from the SMEAL School of Business on May
The ladies of Kappa Rho would like
to wish everyone a safe, fun-filled summer. Stay tuned for our summer
happenings--there will be a number of Sigma ladies on campus over the
summer working hard for the blue and gold!!
April 2003 News
2003 NPHC Chapter of the Year Award
2003 NPHC Best Original Project/Program
2003 NPHC Unity in the Community Award
2003 NPHC Outstanding Neophyte Award:
Soror Kristen King
2003 NPHC Chapter President of the Year
Award: Soror Courtney Robinson
2003 NPHC Outstanding Faculty/Staff Member
Award: Soror Monika Alston (Delta Phi Sigma chapter)
April 12, 2003: The ladies of the
Kappa Rho chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. took home the first
place sorority trophy at the annual PSU NPHC Stepshow!!
Congratulations Sorors!!! Special thanks and appreciation to Soror
Tinnesha Devaughn and Soror Temi Aregbesola for your hard work in making
this happen in such a short time--you showed true Sigma dedication--thank
Congratulations to our advisor,
Soror Monika Alston, who was recently accepted into the Communication Arts and
Sciences PhD program here at Penn State!!
Congratulations to one of our
newest sorors, Soror Selina Quinn, for being the first recipient of the
2003-2004 Towers Perrin Career Services Scholarship!
Additional congratulations are due
to Soror Renaye Brown and Soror Kristen King for their recent acceptance
into the Pennsylvania State Dickinson Summer Law Scholars Program. We know
you will reprhosent bluetifully sorors!!
March 2003 News
On March 29, 2003, Spring 2003
"Virtuous" was born! Kappa Rho is excited about our newest sorors and
we are confident that the will continue our tradition of class and
excellence here at Penn State. Stay tuned to the members pages for
pictures and profiles of our growing chapter.
The ladies of Kappa Rho would like
to thank everyone who came out to support our 2003 Sigma Week. We
hope that you enjoyed your time with us and we look forward to offering
you additional positive programs geared to our community in the future.
February 2003 News
Congratulations to Soror Crystal
Allen for succeeding in her quest for a summer internship. She will
be working this summer with the Second Mile.
Happy Birthday to the ladies of
Imani, Spring 2002 of Kappa Rho as you celebrate your first Sigma
Kappa Rho thanks everyone that
came out to support our Founder's Week events. November 12 marked 80
years of service for our sorority and we are excited to share this special
time with all of you. We look forward to the opportunity to continue
to serve our community in the years to come!
CONGRATS TO THE NEW MEMBERS OF
THE PSU NATIONAL PAN-HELLENIC COUNCIL EXECUTIVE BOARD!! The
ladies of Kappa Rho will fill three of the executive positions for
the upcoming year! Congratulations to Soror Shantel Scott
(Executive Vice-President), Soror Crystal Allen (Vice President of Finance)
and Soror Kristen King (Vice President of Programming). The executive
board will be installed in a formal ceremony on November 18, 2002 at 6:00pm
in the HUB. We send best wishes to all of the newly elected officers
and look forward to the coming year for NPHC.
HOT OFF THE PRESSES!!
If you haven't received the latest copy of the Aurora--check with your mail
carrier! The Fall/Winter 2002 issue our sorority's Aurora is
now available, featuring a cover story on Representative (and Soror)
Corrine Brown of Florida. The ladies of Kappa Rho are among several
chapter featured in the "Undergraduate Focus." Our chapter thanks
Soror Crystal Allen for submitting this piece and Editor-in-Chief Soror
Joann Loveless (Delta Phi Sigma chapter) for another beautiful issue of the
Kappa Rho would like to thank all
of our Greek family and friends that came out in support of our Homecoming
Party and Raffle. Your support is appreciated and will be remembered!
We hope that you will think about joining us in our community service
efforts later this month.
Kristen King was recently elected the Parliamentarian of the NPHC at Penn
State. Congratulations Soror King--we know you will represent for the
Blue and Gold well on the NPHC executive board.
ladies of Kappa Rho would like to thank everyone that came out to Open
House, Face the Facts, and our first Informational Meeting of
the year. We hope that you had a wonderful time and we look forward
to providing more fun and informative programs for the campus community in the