Sigma Kappa

Facts and Symbols

Facts and Symbols

Founded: 

November 9, 1874 at Colby College in Waterville, Maine

Open Motto: 

"One Heart, One Way"

Values: 

Personal Growth, Friendship, Service, Loyalty

Jewel: 

Pearl

Flower: 

Wild purple violet

Colors: 

Maroon and lavender

Symbols: 

Dove and Heart

Coat of Arms:

Philanthropy: 

Gerontology (the study of aging), with a focus on Alzheimer's disease research and programs directed at improving the lives of older citizens; Inherit the Earth; Maine Seacoast Mission