Sigma Kappa

About the Chapter

President: Laney Gunster,

Recruitment Contact: Alyssa Paraskewich,

Chapter Website:

National Website:

National Founding Date: November 9, 1874, Colby College

Maryland Founding Date: 1940

Philanthropy: Alzheimer's Disease, Gerontology, Inherit the Earth, Sigma Kappa Foundation and Maine Seacoast Mission

Colors: Maroon and Purple

Symbol: Heart and Dove

Flower: Violet

Nickname: SigKap

Chapter House: 10 Fraternity Row

GPA Requirement: 2.8


Social Media

Twitter: @SigmaKappaUMD

Instagram: @SigmaKappaUMD

Facebook: Sigma Kappa, University of Maryland


Noteworthy Alumnas

  • Margaret Chase Smith--First ever woman U.S. Senator, and first woman to sit in both houses of U.S. Congress

  • Maitland Ward--Played Rachel on Boy Meets World

  • Anna Harper--Wimbledon Tennis Champion


Fun Facts

  1. Won skit and Best Sportsmanship Award for Homecoming 2016

  2. Won the Wava C. Brown Award for Outstanding Programming & named Honorable Mention for the Ruth Rydson Miller Panhellenic Award from Sigma Kappa's national organization

  3. Raised over $4500 at Waffle House, an annual philanthropy event