On behalf of the members of our chapter, welcome to our website!  You will be able to locate information regarding our international program initiatives, local programs, community activities and scholarship opportunities.

On January 15, 1908, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated was founded on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C.  We are the oldest Greek-lettered organization established by African-American college-educated women, and our continuous mission has been “service to all mankind” for over 112 years.  With the leadership of our international president, Glenda Baskin Glover, we have embraced the 2018-2022 theme of “Exemplifying Excellence through Sustainable Service” as we continue the legacy and vision of our founders.  We are also guided by the leadership of Mitzi Dease Paige, our South Eastern Regional Director.

The goals of the Theta Sigma Omega chapter are one of Service, Leadership, and Scholarship (SLS).  The main objectives of SLS is to provide Hattiesburg and our global communities with quality community outreach and involvement, building and nurturing the next generation of leaders, and supporting educational scholarship opportunities for our children.

We invite you to browse our website to discover the events and activities we have planned in our community. Thank you for wanting to learn more about Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated and the Theta Sigma Omega chapter in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

A Message From The President

Sheila W. Varnado

Welcome to the Theta Sigma Omega website! Now let me share a little bit about our chapter with you. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Theta Sigma Omega Chapter has provided service to Hattiesburg, MS and the greater Pine Belt community since 1968 and continues its vision of being “supreme in service”.

Our chapter is a warm and caring chapter composed of more than 90 hardworking members, whose goal is to continue have a viable role in impacting our community by carrying out the programs of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. We are proud to have 6 Golden members, over 40 Silver members, several new undergraduate transfers, and a myriad of seasoned and new members who bring various talents, skills, knowledge and abilities to TSO which makes us a chapter that is diverse and productive in our community. The TSO theme for 2021-22 Administration is “Exemplifying Excellence: Enhancing Sisterhood by Growing Leaders!”

If you are an inactive Alpha Kappa Alpha member, recent graduate, or a general member seeking to affiliate with a graduate chapter, we hope that you will consider joining us and help us in our quest to nourish the bonds of sisterhood and provide service to all mankind! We miss you and need all of our pearls working actively, if we are to continue to make an international impact as we have done for more than 112 years.

We thank you for visiting our website and would love to have you visit again!

Sisterly yours,

Sheila W. Varnado
Theta Sigma Omega President


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