Sigma Kappa provides valuable leadership development opportunities to its members. As an organization Sigma Kappa encourages our members to be involved in at least one extracurricular activity during their collegiate experience. Because of this focus on involvement outside of Sigma Kappa, our sisters are able to engage with the campus and community in ways that are important to them.
Below you will find our upcoming and annual events, which all of our sisters attend!
If you are interested in joining our sisters in any of these events please reach out to our Vice President of Alumnae Relations, Miren Lopez at firstname.lastname@example.org or our President, Grace Collins at email@example.com.
|10/21/18||UV Days Brunch Reception||Elliott City View Room||11:00am-1:00pm|
|11/3/18||UV Days Dodgeball||National Mall||11:00am- 2:00pm|
|11/5/18-11/9/18||Week of Giving||-||-|
|11/11/18||Founder's Day Brunch||Elliott City View Room||11:00am- 1:00pm|
Our Annual Events
The Walk to End Alzheimer's
In the fall our Zeta Chapter joins hundreds of others in the D.C. community on a walk around the National Mall to raise awareness, profits, and support for Alzheimer's.
In the fall, our Zeta Chapter hosts a week long fundraising event called "UV Days." Activities include profits shares, a movie event to raise awareness about Alzheimer's, and a SK 5K run around the National Mall. All the profits raised go to support research towards Alzheimer's.
Each year, we celebrate the founding of Sigma Kappa at Colby College on November 9, 1874 by five women: Mary Caffrey Low Carver, Elizabeth Gorham Hoag, Ida Mabel Fuller Pierce, Frances Elliott Mann Hall and Louise Helen Coburn. This year, we are celebrating with a Founder's Day Brunch.
Big Little Week
During Big Little Week, the big gives her little baskets that represent Sigma Kappa's core values: Personal Growth, Service, Loyalty, and Friendship. After a week of clues, it ends on the roof of the Kennedy Center, when each big is revealed to their little.
Initiation takes place during the last week of March after Initiation Week, where our sisters perform family skits, sisters receive guardian bigs, and the week ends with the depinning ceremony the day before Initiation. Initiation itself is a ceremony where the new members formally join the sorority.
We partner with a local nursing home and spend the night dancing, eating, and talking with the seniors and even crown a king and queen! Each year has a unique theme, and last year's was Under the Sea.