Griena Knight keynote speaker for Assembly program

Posted by ncarter | 02/15/2010 09:52 AM

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Incorporated and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Incorporated will host assembly on Wednesday, February 17, 2010  featuring Griena Knight, Southeast Regional Director of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated. The program will begin at the Gilbert-Lambuth Memorial Chapel.

About Griena Knight:
Griena Knight is a native of Birmingham, Alabama and a graduate of the Old John Carroll Catholic High School.  She attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham where she received her Bachelors of Science Degree with Honors in Interdisciplinary Studies in Psychology in 1993 and her Masters of Arts Degree in Agency Counseling in 1997.  She is currently a doctoral candidate for the Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa and anticipates graduation later this year.  She has numerous academic honors including Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education and Kappa Delta Epsilon Honorary Educational Fraternity in Education.  She is also a member of the Order of Omega.

She was initiated in the Alpha Zeta Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated in 1995 after returning home from a one year vacation in the United States Army and currently serves as the Southeast Regional Director. She has served the sorority on all levels: locally as advisor to the Xi Mu Chapter at UAB and the Delta Eta Chapter at Miles College; statewide as the Alabama Area Coordinator; and regionally as the Historian and Undergraduate Chapter Coordinator.  Knight has also served as the Treasurer for the Southern Region of the National Pan-Hellenic Council, Incorporated and as the Birmingham NPHC Secretary, Vice President, and President.

Knight has been employed at Miles College since 1999 and is currently the Dean of Student Affairs. Her civic organizational memberships includes the Association of Fraternal Advisors, the National Association of Student Affairs Professionals, Greater Birmingham Millennium Section of the National Council of Negro Women, the Association of Professional Women, The Tri-County Organization of Professional Women, and the Board of Directors for Girls, Incorporated.  She is also a member of the Metro Birmingham National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Alpha Pi Chi National Sorority, Agape Chapter #898 Order of the Easter Star, the Ladies Auxiliary of the Knights of St. Peter Claver Court #140, and CHUMS, Incorporated.  The Birmingham Business Journal honored Ms. Knight as a member of the 2003 Top 40 Under 40 Class for her professional efforts and community service endeavors.  Ms. Knight loves to stay busy and to support philanthropic and civic efforts.

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