Sigma Alpha 

Emerald Times

March 2015

Apply for a Foundation Scholarship


The Sigma Alpha Sorority Educational Foundation is offering several scholarships and grants this spring.

Applications for the following are due April 1:

Applications for the following are due April 30:

Click on the names above to learn more and to apply.

Sigma Alpha Award Nominations


Sigma Alpha Sorority is accepting applications for its national awards, which will be presented at the National Convention in St. Louis, Missouri, August 6 through 8, 2015.


Did your chapter have an amazing service or professional development program this year? Do you have an extremely supportive alumni or outstanding senior or new member? If so, Sigma Alpha Sorority would like to give proper recognition.


Awards for Individuals

Advisor of the Year

Outstanding Alumni

Outstanding Leader

Outstanding New Member

Outstanding Senior


Awards for Chapters

Jennifer McMillan Community Cooperation in Ag Award

Jennifer McMillan University Cooperation in Ag Award

Outstanding Alumni Chapter

Outstanding Chapter Website Award (Golden Mouse)

Outstanding Professional Development Program

Outstanding Public Service 

Outstanding Sisterhood


The nomination deadline is April 30!

PFA Leadership Academy


In order to enhance leadership and networking skills, Sigma Alpha Sorority members and faculty advisors are invited to attend the Professional Fraternity Association (PFA) Leadership Academy.


May 29 and 30, 2015

Hilton Atlanta Airport

Atlanta, Georgia


The cost is $149 per person (not including lodging).


For information and to register, visit



Job & Internship Opportunities


National Association of State Departments of Agriculture

Position: Manager, Public Policy

Click here for more information.


National Association of State Departments of Agriculture

Position: Coordinator, Member Services

Click here for more information.


National Farmers Union, Washington, D.C.

Position: Director of Membership

Deadline: April 10

Click here for more information.

From the Sigma Alpha President
Click here for a monthly update from National Sorority Board President Lindsey Liebig.

Emeralds are our way of recognizing sisters for their outstanding achievements. Here are the Emeralds for March:
An Emerald to Michelle Wall, one of Upsilon's founding members, on being named one of the top 25 women in business by Prairie Business magazine!

An Emerald to Alpha Mu Michelle Wall, for earning 3 Greek Oscars at their PanHellenic Awards night! They earned Top GPA, Most Improved GPA and Second Best New Member Education Program.

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