Deborah Catchings-Smith, International President of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, with other members. (Courtesy Photo)


By BlackNews.Com 

March 30, 2020

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Hosts “We Are Sigma Strong” During COVID-19 Outbreak

Cary, NC ( — “We Are Sigma Strong” is the theme of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority’s 6-part webinar series launched March 25, to bring resources, tips and some peace of mind to their membership and the general public. Members of the public can register for the webinars on the organization’s website or listen to the recordings that include a question and answer session.

Topics include: Dealing with Feelings of Isolation and Fear (March 25); Tips for Homeschooling with Patience (March 27); Personal Care: Hair, Skin, and Fitness (April 1); Preparing for an Uncertain Job Market (April 3); Being Sigma Smart with Your Money (April 8); Planning for a Post Coronavirus Era: What to Expect? (April 11).

All webinars are led by highly skilled and credentialed professionals.

“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 is leveraging the expertise of our members and other professionals to provide needed support during this time of uncertainty,” said Deborah Catchings-Smith, international president of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority. “Because these topics are of interest to so many, for the first time ever, we are making the recordings and handouts available to the general public on our website.”

About Sigma Gamma Rho
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., an international collegiate and non-profit community service organization was founded in 1922 on the Butler University campus in Indianapolis. It has welcomed more than 100,000 members who have joined the organization as undergraduates and professionals. Official affiliate groups include Rhoer Club (young girls) and Philos (friends of the sorority). The sorority has more than 500 chapters in the United States, Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada, Germany, South Korea, Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. It is the mission of the sorority to enhance the quality of life for women and their families in the U.S. and globally through community service.

Programs, initiatives, and partnerships are devoted to progress in the areas of education, healthcare, political action, and leadership development. The sorority is headquartered in Cary, N.C., and is a member of the National Pan-Hellenic Council’s “Divine Nine.” For more information, visit


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