Advancing women in the agricultural field requires tremendous leadership. We strive to provide a comfortable environment for all members to be able to grow their confidence and public speaking skills.
Formal Meeting Settings
Scholarship and Professional Development
Academics are very important for all members of Sigma Alpha. Our minimum required GPA is 2.25, but we challenge members to strive for excellence in this area. All members with a GPA of 3.75 or greater receive Emerald Scholar Awards from the national organization. We are always trying to advance our academics through.
Library Hour Competitions
Professional Development Seminars
Sigma Alpha participates in Ag in the Classroom. A national mission to stimulate interest in agriculture in young people. We also are supporters of Heifer International, which is an organization that provides livestock to people in developing countries, allowing them better quality of life. We also participate in many local community service events.
Agriculture in the Classroom - After school program with regional schools in the Windham area.
Grow Windham- Assisting at the community garden.
Dog Pound Challenge - Raising money for local animal shelters at the UConn Volleyball event.
Connecticut 4-H Workshop Day
Lutz Children's Museum Annual Farm Day