Latest Updates from Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.

24th International Grand Basileus Deborah Catchings-Smith Farewell Video (July 31, 2020)

News Release – Rasheeda S. Liberty named 25th International President of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. (August 5, 2020)

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., a leading historically African American Greek lettered Sorority, today announced that Rasheeda S. Liberty was elected the 25th Internaional Grand Basileus of the organization during the 58th Biennial Boule in her new rol, Ms. Liberty, a 26-year member of the renowned sorority, will lead the organization as it celebrates its 100th year. Read more.

News Release – Farewell Message (August 3, 2020)

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. bids farewell to our intentional, impactful and measurable International Grand Basileus. We are grateful for her outstanding and phenomenal work. The following video is the farewell message of our two-term 24th International Grand Basileus Deborah Catchings-Smith. Read more.

News Release – Congressman John Lewis (July 21, 2020)

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. joins the nation in mourning the passing of Congressman John Lewis, a civil rights icon and member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. The entire Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. family extends our condolences to the family, friends, and staff of Congressman John Lewis. Read more  .

News Release – Sigma Gamma Rho Issues Statement on the Death of George Floyd with Calls for Justice, Political Action, and Social Change (May 31, 2020)

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. continues to pray for the families of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmad Aubrey, and all families and communities across the nation who have suffered the tragic loss of their loved ones including Bettie Jones (Chicago, IL).  Tiara Thomas (Portage, IN), India Kager (Virginia Beach, VA), and our very own Soror Sandra Bland (Waller County, TX), and the exhaustive list of precious lives persists.Read more  .

News Release – We Are Sigma Strong 6-Part Webinar Series (March 31, 2020)

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Provides Unprecedented Access to 6-Part Webinar Series to General Public. Series provide resources and tips to those impacted by COVID-19 Read more  .

We Are Sigma Strong 6-Part Webinar Series (March 27, 2020)

COVID-19 is now a part of our daily lives! We are all practicing social distancing and many of us are sheltering in place at home. To help our members navigate this new normal, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority’s board of directors leveraged the expertise of our members and other professionals to provide needed support during this time of uncertainty. March 23, the Sorority announced the launch of a six-part webinar series to support members and their families with topics meant to bring resources, tips and peace of mind. Each 45 minute webinar is led by international president Deborah Catchings-Smith and includes a question and answer session. Click here for more information  .

COVID-19 Updates on Youth Symposium & Chapter Operations (March 13, 2020)

The Sorority’s leadership has been closely monitoring the status of COVID-19, including, but not limited to, reviewing guidance by the Centers for Disease Control, the World Health Organization (that recently declared COVID-19 a pandemic), and decisions made by state and local authorities throughout the United States to cancel events and limit or public gatherings. Additionally, health experts have advised that social distancing is an effective tool to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak. Click here for more information .

Sigma Gamma Rho shares COVID-19 Updates (March 6, 2020)
We will continue to share updates with the membership as we assess further impacts of COVID-19 in the upcoming weeks. We invite you to listen to our archived coronavirus webinar. Click here for more information.