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Happy 93rd Sigma Gamma Rho!

Today, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. celebrates the 93rd anniversary of its founding. The sorority was founded on November 12, 1922 by seven young women educators in Indianapolis, Indiana. On December 30, 1929, a charter was granted to the Alpha chapter at Butler University making … Continue reading

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Condolences, With Heartfelt Sympathy

I offer my heartfelt condolences to the friends and families of those whose lives were senselessly taken at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina on the evening of Wednesday, June 17, 2015. A heartbreaking tragedy shatters more lives than the ones … Continue reading

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It’s All Greek to Most People

For most of the country, fraternities and sororities mean one thing – raucous men and spacey blond women coasting through life on Mom and Dad’s fortune. Those of us who wear badges don’t share that sentiment. We know that is … Continue reading

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A Week of NPHC Founders’ Days – Happy 101st Birthday Delta Sigma Theta

This week has in it the Founders’ Days of three of the four National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) Sororities. All three, Delta Sigma Theta, Alpha Kappa Alpha, and Zeta Phi Beta were founded at Howard University in Washington, D.C. January 13 … Continue reading

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Sigma Gamma Rho Founders’ Day and the Hattie McDaniel Cancer Awareness and Health Program

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. was founded on November 12, 1922 by seven young women educators in Indianapolis, Indiana. On December 30, 1929, a charter was granted to the Alpha chapter at Butler University making the organization a national college sorority. It … Continue reading

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Happy Founders’ Day, Zeta Phi Beta!

Arizona Cleaver, along with her four friends, Pearl Neal, Myrtle Tyler, Viola Tyler, and Fannie Pettie, are the five pearls of Zeta Phi Beta. They are the organization’s founders. The idea for the organization happened several months earlier when Cleaver … Continue reading

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Happy 100th Birthday Delta Sigma Theta!

January 13, 2013 marks the 100th birthday of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. To commemorate the occasion, the sorority celebrated with a float entered in the New Year’s Day Tournament of Roses Parade. The theme of the float was “Transforming Communities … Continue reading

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