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About Us

Greater Service, Greater Progress

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated was founded November 12, 1922 in Indianapolis, Indiana at Butler University by seven school teachers: 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. 

Our Story

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated is a community service-based organization. SGRho is the ONLY historically African-American sorority within the Divine 9 to be founded at a primarily white institution (at a time of heavy segregation) and in an area of heavy KKK presence (Indianapolis, Indiana). It was in these conditions that our founders took the risk to create an organization to bring the community together and better our future. As a sorority, our focus is on sisterhood, scholarship, and service. As a Sigma woman, you are "the best version of you". Joining does not change you, you are encouraged to be yourself. Our organization enhances. Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. is made up of a diverse group of women from all walks of life, various cultures, styles, and personalities. On-campus, the Beta Pi chapter strives to continue to build and uplift the community, not just at ASU but throughout Arizona. For more information, feel free to contact any of our chapter members, or visit our national website:



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Taelor Smith

Centennial Basileus 

Taelor (SNA RHOyal D.N.A) is a Senior at Arizona State University for Disability Studies and almost has their Deaf Studies/Interpreter Preparedness Certification through Phoenix College. When they aren't signing Lizzo in their car, Taelor also enjoys manga, anime, Star Wars, and making their own cosplay for Con-Season.

Pronouns: They/She

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Brysha Pelt

Centennial Anti-Basileus 

Brysha is finishing up her time at ASU majoring in Health Sciences and minoring in Family & Human Development with aspirations of becoming a licensed Physicians Assistant (PA). In leisure, she enjoys spending quality time with he loved ones, reading, exercising, and visiting any place that houses a body of water.

Pronouns: She/Her

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Justice Smith

Centennial Community Service Chair

Justice Smith (SNA ValRHOus) is an Early childhood Education and Special Education major from California. Her goals for the future are to become either a successful early childhood teacher (infancy-5th grade) or become an adventure nanny. When she's not busy teaching the next generation, she spends her time playing video games and drinking boba. 

Pronouns - She/Her

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Jolie Garth

Centennial Anti-Grammateus

Jojo (SNA RHOyal 1nheritance) is a Sophomore in the Barrett Honors College at ASU. Her major is in Hearing Science and her minor is in Human and Family Development.

 Pronouns: She/Her

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