Terri Roberts, coordinator of diversity and inclusion, recently received the Ollie V. Greene Humanitarian Award in the Central Region from Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., at an awards dinner in Rosemont, Ill.
The Ollie V. Greene Humanitarian Award is designed to acknowledge the person who best exemplifies a life dedicated to service and social justice.
The goal of Sigma Gamma Rho is to enhance the quality of life within each community. Public service, leadership development and education of youth are the hallmarks of the organization’s programs and activities. Sigma Gamma Rho addresses the concerns that impact society educationally, civically and economically.
Roberts, a resident of Greenwood, Ind., is currently the co-vice president of the Indianapolis Alumnae Chapter of the organization.
“I feel humbled and honored to receive the award,” Roberts said. “The work I do is for others, and I will continue to strive to live up to the legacy of the award.”
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. was founded on November 12, 1922 at Butler University in Indianapolis, Ind., by seven young educators. The organization has over 100,000 members with more than 500 undergraduate and alumnae chapters throughout the United States, Bermuda, the Bahamas, Canada, Africa and Korea. The Central Region is comprised of 11 states.
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