Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc was founded on November 12, 1922 at Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana by Mary Lou Allison Gardner Little and six teachers: Dorothy Hanley Whiteside, Vivian White Marbury, Nannie Mae Gahn Johnson, Hattie Mae Annette Dulin Redford, Bessie M. Downey Martin, and Cubena McClure.
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.
Sigma Flower: Yellow Tea Rose
Sigma Mascot: Poodle
Sorority Colors: RHOyal Blue and Gold
Sorority Publication: The Aurora
Sorority Slogan: “Greater Service, Greater Progress”