The National Society of Leadership and Success
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A young woman went to her mother and told her about her life, and how things were so hard for her. She did not know how she was going to make it, and wanted to give up. She was tired of fighting and struggling. It seemed as one problem was solved a new one arose.

Society members at Houston Community College – Southwest have experienced a busy past six months. The chapter is getting involved all over campus and in its community, with activities ranging from decorating a Christmas tree to cleaning up trash in a neighboring town. And all the hard work recently culminated in being recognized at a school-wide banquet. Read below for a recap and photos of everything these exceptional leaders have been up to.

The Society chapter at York College recently participated in Walk Now for Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest grassroots autism walk program and the signature fundraising and awareness event for Autism Speaks. The walk takes place in many communities across the United States and Canada, including Flushing Meadows Park in Queens, N.Y., where more than 3,000 people—including Society members from York—attended. The chapter’s involvement was organized by Community Service Chair Dolkar Tseki.



Dressed in white shirts that read, “What a Difference a Day Can Make,” a group of 10 students from the St. John’s University Society chapter hopped onto a bus last Fall, not sure of what to expect, but excited to make a difference. The group traveled to Forestdale Inc., a center that supports families by offering school programs, parenting classes, and medical services.  And what started as a one-day volunteering activity ended up turning into a lasting partnership.

Healthcare, business and financial services, and education are among the most popular career choices for 2015 college graduates according to a new survey from The National Society of Leadership and Success. The survey results, which also highlight student sentiment regarding the current job market and career and life plans following graduation, are included in an infographic below or available for download at

1. Unless you are one of the wise few who already gets all the rest you need, you have an opportunity to immediately improve your health, creativity, productivity and sense of well-being. Start by getting just thirty minutes more sleep than you are getting now. The easiest way is to go to bed earlier, but you could also take a short nap during the day – or a combination of both.

March 17th may best be known as St. Patrick’s Day, but this year the number one topic—at least on Twitter—was The National Society of Leadership and Success and Broadcast Speaker Arianna Huffington. Huffington’s talk, broadcast live from New Jersey City University, focused on the importance of disconnecting from technology and preventing burnout. It was the third and final speaker broadcast of the Spring semester.


Maria Sanjuanelo joined the Society in April 2008 as a member of the chapter at University of Hartford in Hartford, Conn. From 2010 through 2011 she served as Chapter President, and then joined our National Office team in January 2012, where she has held several positions in various departments. Maria’s current role is the Internship Recruitment Manager /HR Associate.

We’re proud to introduce you to another Society Leader, Morgan Williams.

Morgan is the President of the Society Chapter at Wesley College in Dover, Delaware. Recently, she was selected to join a panel discussion on The State of African American Students in Higher Education at the 39th annual conference of The National Council for Black Studies.  

On March 29th, the newly established Society Chapter at SUNY - Cortland held their first member orientation. With an extraordinary response to their inaugural invitation, the chapter hosted the event with over 500 students in attendance.