Sigma Kappa


Since 1949, Sigma Kappa has been an integral part of the Ohio University campus. We are committed to serving our community, achieving high academic standards, promoting sisterhood and socializing, while carrying out the mission of our founders. Sigma Kappa has been recognized at Ohio University for our academic excellence, contribution to philanthropy, campus leadership and sustainability efforts, among other honors. Our members pride themselves in dedication to sisterhood, diversity and living One Heart, One Way.



Sigma Kappa Sorority is a social organization of collegiate and alumnae women committed to promoting the ideals of life-long friendship, intellectual and spiritual fulfillment, and service for the greater good.


Chapter Facts

Founded: November 9, 1874 at Colby College

Chartered: May 14, 1949

Colors: Violet and Maroon

Flower: Wild Purple Violet

Motto: "One Heart, One Way"

Mascot: Dove

Symbol: Heart

Philanthropy: Sigma Kappa Foundation, Inherit the Earth, Gerontology, Maine Sea Coast Mission, Alzheimer's Disease Research

Ohio University Philanthropy Event: Kappa Koneys

Twitter and Instagram: @SigmaKappaOhioU

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