The Zeta Alpha Sigma Alumnae Chapter (ZAS) is based out of College Park, GA and primarily services the cities that comprise of South Fulton, Clayton, Cobb, and Douglas counties. Our members reside in all areas of the Metro Atlanta area and often participate in events in neighboring cities and counties. ZAS currently has members of different ages, professional backgrounds, cultural experiences and years of Sigma service. The dynamic women of ZAS are mothers, wives, daughters, and leaders in their chosen professions and the community.
Service is the main thrust of ZAS and the chapter is committed to improving the lives of women and children within Metro Atlanta. During each sorority year, the Zeta Alpha Sigma Chapter donates over 300 hours serving the community. Signature projects of the chapter included the Sigma Youth Symposium, participation in the March of Dimes, and preservation of the ZAS highway in Riverdale, Georgia
ZAS was chartered on April 2, 1985 with 11 members, becoming the second chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. established in the Atlanta area. The 11 charter members of ZAS are: Gladys Brown, Andra Carter Cooke, Brenda J. Davenport, Gloria Jones, Patricia G. Langford, Marguerita Lance, Nancy Mullins, Carla Oglesby, Betty Stephens, Myrtle Turner Harris, and Lisa Walton. ZAS also serves as the advising chapter to the lovely ladies of Omicron Gamma at Georgia State University.
ZAS is the Proud Sponsor and facilitator for Growing into Womanhood, a chapter project initiative that mentors inner city girls. To date, the members of ZAS celebrate over 30 years of achievement and excellence through progressive community service efforts.
In addition to chapter projects, ZAS also supports the following national projects of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
- Mwanamugimu Essay Contest
- Operation BigBookBag
- Sigma Youth Symposium
- March of Dimes
- Swim 1922
- Project CRADLE Care
- Women’s Wellness Initiative
We continue to make Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. a presence in East Point, College Park, and neighboring metro Atlanta area communities.