Sigma Alpha Sorority was founded in 1978, at The Ohio State University by a group of women who wanted more than what the General Greek system offered. Sigma Alpha is a Professional Agricultural Sorority and is a member of the Professional Fraternity Association. Today, there are more than 80 chapters that consist of undergraduates and alumni. Currently, over 9,900 members have been initiated in to Sigma Alpha.
Mission, Objective & Vision
- Cultivating Professional Women in Agriculture
- The objective of Sigma Alpha shall be to promote its members in all facets of agriculture and to strengthen the bonds of friendship among them. It is the purpose of the members to strive for achievement in scholarship, leadership, and service, and to further the development of excellence in women pursuing careers in agriculture.
- To be the foremost organization fostering academic excellence and professional development while encouraging networking and lifelong bonds for women leading the agricultural industry. We strive to build diversity by marketing our organization on an international level.
Sigma Alpha's mascot is the baby bull, the flower is the yellow crysanthemum, and the colors are emerald and maize.