• Greetings,

    I am Karen Bluitt-Evans, a Life Member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. and the newly appointed National Philo Coordinator.


    Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. has a very rich history founded by seven young school teachers in 1922 at Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our focus is community service, as we are committed to working to enhance the quality of life and the societies we serve. We stand by our motto “Greater Service, Greater Progress.”


    Philos (FRIENDS) of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., you have a long and illustrious history dating Galveston 1943 in Galveston, Texas as the Galveston Comrades and a name change in 1951 to the Sigma Philos and again a name change to Philos and becoming a National Affiliate.


    Philos are an integral part of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. as you take part in activities that strengthen the organization and improve civic and community conditions worldwide, this officer wants to assure that Sigma values your friendship and your service and look forward to reaching GOLD -Sigma Gold together.


    Please know that extensive training opportunities will be made available to Philos. The training will be for officers: membership development, retention and reactivation which will lead to better outcomes for Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority in the future. We are a Golden Organization that has impacted and will continue to impact cities that we live in through community service.


    It is it an honor to serve as your National Philo Coordinator. I am committed to our organization Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. and to our Philo “Friends”. I am excited and look forward to strengthening relationships with you and Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.


    The Sorority and its affiliates are looking forward to the year 2022 at Butler University as we celebrate 100 years of service and commitment.



    Karen Bluitt-Evans
    National Philo Coordinator