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On Friday, December 29, 1939 the Notable Northeastern Region was organized at the
14th Boule located in New York City hosted by Kappa Sigma Chapter. 

The following states were included in the Northeastern Region; Virginia, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, New York, Maryland, District of Columbia, and all New England States.

The chapters included were:
Alpha Zeta
Virginia State University
Alpha Pi
Hunter College
Alpha Phi
Howard University
Virginia Union University
Iota Sigma
Richmond, VA
Kappa Sigma
New York City, NY
Phi Sigma
Washington, D.C
Omega Sigma
Newport News, VA

The First Northeastern Region Syntaktes was Soror Edna Forrest Browne of Phi Sigma Chapter, Washington, DC who was fondly referred to as the Mother of the Northeastern Region.

The first meeting of the Northeastern Region was called to order one hundred thirty-three days after its birth. Soror Edna Forest Browne, First Northeastern Region Syntaktes called this meeting to order, Saturday, May 11, 1940 on the campus of Virginia Union University in Richmond, VA. The first meeting was hosted by the following chapters: Omega Sigma Chapter, Tau Chapter, and Alpha Zeta Chapter. 

The Northeastern Region is currently comprised of the following areas: 

  • Bermuda
  • Eastern Canada
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Korea
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • North Carolina
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • Vermont 
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia

Sigma IMPACT:Committed to Service, Guided by Sisterhood

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. - Northeastern Region
P.O, Box 2702
Middletown, NY 10940


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