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About Us

Founded in 1922

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. was founded on November 12, 1922, on the campus of Butler University, in Indianapolis, Indiana, by seven young educators: Mary Lou Allison Gardner Little, Dorothy Hanley Whiteside, Vivian Irene White Marbury, Nannie Mae Gahn Johnson, Hattie Mae Annette Dulin Redford, Bessie Mae Downey Rhoades Martin, and Cubena McClure.

​The group became an incorporated national collegiate sorority on December 30, 1929, when a charter was granted to the Alpha chapter at Butler University. Since its inception, the dynamic women of Sigma Gamma Rho have built and sustained a well-known and well-respected reputation for leading positive change to help uplift the community through sisterhood, leadership, and service


Chartered in 1951

The Gamma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. was chartered on the campus of A&T College in March of 1951. For almost 70 years the women of the Gamma chapter have served the Greensboro community. Exhibiting poise, empathy, and strength the Glamorous Gamma Chapter remains the Golden Standard on the campus of North Carolina A&T State University.


Our Mission

It is the mission of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. to enhance the quality of life for women and their families in the U.S. and globally through community service, civil, and social action. Our goal is to achieve greater progress in the areas of education, health awareness, and leadership development. Our members, affiliates, staff, and community partners work to create and support initiatives that align with our vision.

The sorority of the year in 2022

In 2022, the Gamma Chapter was named "Sorority of the Year" at North Carolina A&T State University. 

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