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Culture is Pride, Pride is Success!

Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Inc. strives to be the premier organization committed to providing a mechanism of empowerment to all women.

The North Florida Alumnae Association is organized to be a mechanism of empowerment for the community through charity, education, and networking with fellow alumnae in the North Florida area. We strive to continue the mission of Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Inc. by embracing our sorority’s principles throughout our professional lives.

Member Spotlight


Alumnae Spotlight

Congratulations to our sister on getting  her new job!

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NFAA Gammas


Undergraduate Spotlight

ConGRADulations to the spring graduate of the eXubErant Xi Epsilon chapter at the University of North Florida. #59 Chemaia “Ke-Leasa” Fisher
Bachelor of Science in Health
Major: Health Science
Minor: Health Education 

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National Updates

On April 9th, 1990, at the University of Iowa, the vision of Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Inc. became a reality. Wearing shocking pink and majestic purple, our members have paved their way through adversity and challenges to become powerful and distinct. Today, we celebrate 30 years of dedication to Morals & Ethics, Social Interaction, Academics, Community Service and Cultural Awareness. We hope to continue to strive forward, making a lasting impact in our communities and uplifting one another. Our sisterhood will forever be diverse, special, and distinct. We are Empowered women leading the world. Hermanas Por Vida, Sisters for Life. 💜💖 



Sigma Lambda Gamma

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Quick Facts

Official name: Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Inc.

Founding Date: April 9, 1990

Founding Location: University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

Flower: Pink Rose

Colors: Shocking Pink & Majestic Purple 

Mascot: Purple Panther

Stone: Amethyst

Motto:  "Culture is Pride, Pride is Success"

Newsletter: La Mensajera 

Principles: Academics, Community Service, Cultural Awareness, Morals and Ethics, and Social Interaction

Philanthropies: Breast Cancer Awareness and The TRIO Programs


Mission: Through excellence in the organization’s five founding principles, Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Inc. provides opportunities for lifelong empowerment to its members, thereby positively influencing the global community.

Vision: Empowered women leading the world.



During the fall of 1989, the foundation of Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Inc. was commenced by collegiate women who recognized the need to form an organization that provided empowerment to women of all cultural backgrounds. The humble beginnings of Sigma Lambda Gamma were built at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa where the vision was to create a network of academic and social support for Latina women. Under the guidance of Esther Materon Arum and Mary Peterson, the vision came to fruition on April 9th, 1990, as the University of Iowa Panhellenic Council officially recognized the organization as a sorority.

Through the continued commitment and leadership of the founding mothers, Gloria Cuevas, Julieta Maria Miller-Calderon, Maria Ester Pineda, Danell Marie Riojas-Carbajal, and Guadalupe (Lupita) Cruz Temiquel, the operation of Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Inc. has thrived on many college campuses and provides an avenue for educational excellence to women of many nationalities. Our members recognize the need for togetherness and support among women of varying cultures at the university level and they remain dedicated to the overall success of women in a global environment.

Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Inc. is a sisterhood of women who have chosen this affiliation as a manner to achieve personal development and awareness to the responsibility of community involvement for the betterment of our local, regional, national, and global communities through the efforts of a network of thousands of sorority members. Furthermore, the sorority continues to be a pioneer in the Fraternal world through development of innovative programming initiatives.

Today, Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Inc. is a historically Latina-based national sorority with a multicultural membership in chapters and alumnae associations across the nation. Membership into Sigma Lambda GammaNational Sorority, Inc. is women of exceptional morals & ethics with a demonstrated commitment to academic excellence, and who are pursuing or have completed courses leading to a degree in an accredited college or university.

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