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Sigma Kappa Sorority
Kappa Beta Chapter
The purpose of Sigma Kappa Sorority is to provide women lifelong opportunities and support for social, intellectual, and spiritual development by bringing women together to positively impact our communities. Our values are personal growth, friendship, service, and loyalty; bound by a promise.
As a Sigma Kappa you are bound by a promise to be the best person you can be; model service and leadership in your communities, especially within Sigma Kappa; demonstrate sisterhood and friendship throughout life, and remain loyal to Sigma Kappa and to live its values in all that you do.
Motto: One Heart, One Way.
Colors: Maroon and lavender
Symbol/Mascot: Heart and Dove
Flower: Wild Purple Violet
Founded Nationally: November 9th, 1874 at Colby College
Founded at GVSU: January 27th, 1996 (Formerly Kappa Phi - local sorority founded at GVSU on October 22nd, 1993, later affiliated with Sigma Kappa on September 1st, 1995)
National Philanthropies: Gerontology, Alzheimer's Disease Research, The Maine Sea Coast Mission, Inherit the Earth
National Publication: The Sigma Kappa Triangle
Principles/Values: Personal growth, Friendship, Service and Loyalty; Bound by a promise
Sigma Kappa National Awards
1874 Giving Circle Grant (2015, 2016)
Two Star Chapter of Excellence (2015, 2016)
Louise Helen Coburn Award (2015)
Ruth Rysdon Miller Award (2015)
Honorable Mentions in PR Programming (2015) and Best Ultra Violet Campaign (2015).
National Website: www.sigmakappa.org
Chapter Website: http://gvsu.sigmakappa.org