LAKERS TOGETHER: Grand Valley is preparing for successful learning experiences when classes resume on Aug. 31. Learn more about the plan for fall in this handbook.
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.
Open Motto: One Heart, One Way.
Founded Nationally: November 9, 1874 Colby College, Waterville, Maine
Founded at Grand Valley: January 27, 1996 (Formerly Kappa Phi, a local sorority that was founded at Grand Valley State University on October 22, 1993. They later affiliated with Sigma Kappa on September 1, 1995)
Symbol: Heart and Dove
Colors: Maroon and lavender
Flower: Wild purple violet
Magazine: The Sigma Kappa Triangle
National Philanthropies: Gerontology, Alzheimer's Disease Research, The Maine Sea Coast Mission, Inherit the Earth
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