The Society Featured in the News
Society members across the country are actively working in being leaders who make a better world. You can find some of their stories covered in the news below.
Ivy Tech broadcasting Pulitzer Prize-winning author
Posted on: Mar/14/2017
A Pulitzer Prize-winning author will be featured tonight in an interactive broadcast event. Duhigg’s first book, “The Power of Habit,” spent more than 165 weeks on the New York Times bestseller lists and has been translated into 40 languages. His latest book, “Smarter Faster Better,” explains that how humans think can be as important as what they think. The event is sponsored by the Ivy Tech Community College chapter of The National Society of Leadership and Success, which offers interactive broadcasts to help train students and others in goal setting.
Posted on: Feb/28/2017
Daisha Dear, a recent graduate and proud inductee of the Society chapter at the University of Memphis, made her lifelong dream of becoming a professional broadcaster a reality. Daisha developed a passion for journalism at an early age, when her fifth grade English teacher assigned her to work in a newsroom for career day. Her love for the media field has always stayed with her. Daisha comes to Region 8 News by way of our Raycom Media Station, WMC-TV5 in Memphis, TN. While there, she started off as intern and later hired on as a part-time News Content Specialist. In December 2016, Daisha officially began her professional career with the KAIT family as our NBC Reporter/ MMJ.
Sigma Alpha Pi Shares a Cultural Exchange
Posted on: Feb/27/2017
For the first time ever, the Society chapter at Texas A&M University-Commerce provided several international students with the cultural experience of going through a “boot camp” version of its semester-long leadership training program. Over the last few weeks, the chapter has been working with 19 students from Namseoul University, Korea, to lay the groundwork to become members of the nationally recognized organization.
Waubonsee sophomore earns scholarship for community service
Posted on: Feb/27/2017
Victoria Del Rio, member of the Society chapter at Waubonsee Community College, was recently selected as the state recipient for a Society State of Mind Scholarship, which recognizes her work in the community. She received the $1,000 scholarship, which is awarded to one member from every state who, within the previous academic year, initiated a program or event or participated in a significant project or campaign that positively impacted their community.
Sportcaster Curt Menefee To Be Livestreamed At Dabney
Posted on: Feb/17/2017
Sportscaster Curt Menefee is the featured speaker during a live broadcast that will be aired Tuesday, February 21, from 7 to 8:30 pm in Room 202, Backels Hall, on the Dabney S. Lancaster Community College Clifton Forge campus, and also in Room 908, at the DSLCC Rockbridge Regional Center in Buena Vista. This is one of several live broadcast events sponsored this school year by the DSLCC Chapter of The National Society of Leadership and Success.
VSU’s NSLS Presents Live Broadcast Event with Curt Menefee Feb. 21
Posted on: Feb/14/2017
The Valdosta State University chapter of Sigma Alpha Pi: The National Society of Leadership and Success will present a live speaker broadcast featuring Curt Menefee at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21, in Hugh C. Bailey Science Center Auditorium 1011. During his presentation, which will be live streamed from the New York Institute of Technology in New York, N.Y., Menefee will share the hidden lessons behind the toughest losses in sports history, his observations on turning failure into success, and the importance of being resilient in the face of adversity. He will also discuss his three-step plan for career success — work hard, be passionate, and enjoy life.
National Society of Leadership and Success welcomes Northland students
Posted on: Feb/08/2017
Northland students were among new members inducted into the university’s chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success.
"Shark Tank" Celebrity Broadcast To Be Shown At DSLCC
Posted on: Feb/03/2017
A live broadcast featuring entrepreneur and “Shark Tank” celebrity Barbara Corcoran will be aired Tuesday, February 7, beginning at 7 pm in Room 202, Backels Hall, on the Dabney S. Lancaster Community College Clifton Forge campus, and also in Room 908, at the DSLCC Rockbridge Regional Center in Buena Vista. This is one of several live broadcast events sponsored this school year by the DSLCC Chapter of The National Society of Leadership and Success.
Broadcast to feature ‘Shark Tank’ host
Posted on: Feb/02/2017
The Society chapter at Ivy Tech Community College will host a live broadcast event featuring a “shark” from the popular television show “Shark Tank.” Barbara Corcoran will be one of the participants. She is an entrepreneur, author, speaker, investor and part of the show “Shark Tank.” She has built a $5 billion real estate empire and invested in more than 25 entrepreneurs. Corcoran will share her personal business experiences and offer coaching for others to better identify successful opportunities for themselves.
The National Society of Leadership and Success Announces 2017 Spring Speaker Lineup
Posted on: Feb/01/2017
The National Society of Leadership and Success announces its spring lineup of speakers for 2017. “The lineup for the spring of 2017 is one we are very excited about and we believe you will be too,” ENMU-Ruidoso Student Success Coordinator Daniel Waldo said. “The theme of our spring 2017 lineup is ‘Call to action to serve communities!’ and each of the four speakers has in some way been successful in serving their communities and surrounding areas." “Speaker broadcasts are a way for our members to build leadership skills by watching interviews of successful celebrity leaders,” said Waldo. “This is something we believe is very important to developing leadership."
NSLS chapter induction ceremony at Kishwaukee College
Posted on: Jan/26/2017
The Kishwaukee College chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success held an induction ceremony on campus on Dec. 9. The NSLS chapter at Kishwaukee College was established in Fall 2014. The chapter advisers are Allison von Ende and Pernevlon Ellis.
James Morrell: Business Leader of Utah
Posted on: Jan/25/2017
Meet Society member, James Morrell! He is a third-year student at the University of Utah from Boise, Idaho, who transferred from the University of Idaho just last year. He is currently studying Finance and Marketing, and we could not be any more excited to interview about his involvement here in Utah!
Nation’s largest leadership honor society awards eight ULM faculty and staff members
Posted on: Jan/23/2017
Eight University of Louisiana Monroe faculty and staff members were honored for their impact on ULM students and the community in the induction ceremony of ULM’s chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success held on Thursday, Dec. 1
UTSA's Molina inducted into National Society of Leadership and Success
Posted on: Jan/20/2017
Emily Molina, a sophomore at The University of Texas at San Antonio, was inducted into The National Society of Leadership and Success in an evening ceremony held on campus on Dec. 1. Molina was also elected to the chapter's executive board as vice-president.
PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Day of Service
Posted on: Jan/18/2017
For the third year, The Society chapter at Valley City State University, alongside the Vikings Campus Activities Board, hosted the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. The day was focused on "Turning a day off into a day of service" in hopes of reminding students what Martin Luther King Jr.'s message was all about.
NSLS chapter holds induction ceremony at Kishwaukee College
Posted on: Jan/11/2017
The Kishwaukee College chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success held an induction ceremony on campus on Dec. 9. The NSLS chapter at Kishwaukee College was established in Fall 2014. The chapter advisers are Allison von Ende and Pernevlon Ellis.
Berkeley College Student Julie Hansen of Alesund, Norway, Finds Success
Posted on: Jan/04/2017
Berkeley College student Julie Hansen of Alesund, Norway, studying at the Midtown Manhattan campus, New York City, received a $1,000 State of Mind award from the National Society of Leadership and Success. “When I first applied for the award, my expectation to win wasn’t high, but now I’m glad I took the chance,” Ms. Hansen said. “It reminded me that you can do whatever you put your mind to. Just take control and do your best.”
NSLS INDUCTS NEW MEMBERS
Posted on: Dec/28/2016
The National Society of Leadership Success (NSLS) chapter at the University of Missouri–St. Louis held its most recent induction ceremony on December 1 at 7 p.m. Eighty-eight new members were inducted into the society and 50 people attended the ceremony, which was held in Century Rooms A and B of the Millennium Student Center.
Honor society holds fall induction
Posted on: Dec/20/2016
The Guillot University Center was packed Wednesday, December 7th, as 130 University of North Alabama students became members of the National Society of Leadership and Success. “This is a place for our members to join with other student leaders on campus in successful networking as they work to achieve their goals,” said Co-Adviser and Admissions Counselor Bishop Alexander. “It’s really an honor to be inducted into such a society,” said sophomore and inductee Grant Gunn. “It looks good on a resume, (and) it opens doors for other things.”
39 CSU Students Inducted into The National Society of Leadership and Success
Posted on: Dec/15/2016
On Thursday December 8th, 39 students were inducted into the newly established Society chapter at Clarks Summit University. Earlier this fall, CSU launched its NSLS chapter on campus, led by senior elementary education major Anthony Vincent. In its first year, the CSU Society chapter has become the largest student-led organization on campus. With 73 percent of nominees inducted this semester, CSU’s chapter of NSLS has the highest completion rate in the nation, among 545 college and universities. “When Anthony Vincent came to me with this idea, he had a clear vision and built a strong executive team that has laid out this vision with the help of the NSLS to deliver this elite leadership training to our campus,” explains Fred Defendorf, coordinator of student life.
Student to join honor society at Ivy Tech
Posted on: Dec/09/2016
The Society chapter at Ivy Tech Community College Columbus inducted 18 new members on Friday. The induction of the new members brings the society’s total inducted membership to 141.
Mayor Mayo named Honorary Member of The National Society of Leadership and Success
Posted on: Dec/07/2016
At a ceremony held at Louisiana Delta Community College Tuesday, November 15th, Mayor Jamie Mayo was among local leaders named as an Honorary Member of The National Society of Leadership and Success for his "commitment to excellence in developing student leaders."
Students open National Society of Leadership and Success chapter at USU
Posted on: Dec/06/2016
In the upcoming spring semester, Utah State University will open its own Society chapter. It began with Nathan Cutler, an undergraduate student at USU. While looking online for careers and ways to be involved, Cutler came across the NSLS. From the beginning it seemed a perfect fit. “I’ve been really invested in books like Stephen Covey’s ‘Seven Habits of Highly Successful People.’ I love success, I love the idea of becoming successful,” Cutler said.
SIGMA ALPHA PI TO HOST DIY EVENT
Posted on: Dec/02/2016
Today at 6PM the Society chapter at Stevenson University is hosting a “do it yourself” (DIY) hot chocolate making event that is sure to warm up Stevenson students. The event is called “Warm Up Your Winter” and it is a way for students to meet new people, show off their creativity and de-stress. Sarah Cullison, a member of the society, said that the group wants this event to be a fun DIY activity for students to warm up their winters.
Carla Butcher Signs Publishing Deal With CelebrityPress® To Co-Author New Book
Posted on: Nov/30/2016
Society member Carla Butcher, of the Society chapter at DeVry University of San Diego, signs publishing deal with CelebrityPress® to co-author new book Carla Butcher will team up with several of the premier business minds of our time to release the new book, Cracking the Code to Success by CelebrityPress®. Cracking the Code to Success is tentatively scheduled for release in early 2017. A portion of the royalties earned from Cracking the Code to Success will be donated to Entrepreneur’s International Foundation, a not for profit organization dedicated to creating unique launch campaigns to raise money and awareness for charitable causes.
Top 40 Business Students 2016
Posted on: Nov/17/2016
Barchett Named Student Laureate
Posted on: Nov/12/2016
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner announced Society member, Charles J. Barchett of the Society chapter at Bradley University as one of the 2016 outstanding college students honored by the Lincoln Academy of Illinois. The Academy recognized Barchett during the annual Student Laureate Convocation Saturday, November 12 at the Old State Capitol in Springfield.
Andy Cohen to be Featured on Livestream
Posted on: Nov/09/2016
The Society chapter at Sam Houston State University is set to stream a live video broadcast with Andy Cohen, Host and Executive Producer of “Watch What Happens: Live.” Tonight, Cohen will be speaking at New Jersey City University, and through SHSU’s NSLS Chapter, students will have the opportunity to listen in to Cohen’s words. In this livestream, Cohen will focus on building a personal brand, landing your dream job, and other real-life obstacles people can have in their professional lives. Cohen is a radio and talk show host, author and producer. After serving more than 10 years as the head of development at Bravo, Cohen stepped down in 2013. Cohen also received an Emmy Award in 2010 as the Executive Producer of Top Chef.
TV Executive To Speak In Broadcast Event At Dabney
Posted on: Nov/09/2016
Andy Cohen, Emmy Award-winning American television executive and author, will be the guest speaker in the third of a series of broadcast events sponsored by the Dabney S. Lancaster Community College Chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success. The live event will be held today, Wednesday, Nov. 9, beginning at 7 p.m. in Room 424, Warren Hall, on the DSLCC Clifton Forge campus. Cohen’s presentation will be rebroadcast on Monday, Nov. 28, at the DSLCC Rockbridge Regional Center in Buena Vista in Room 912 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will be streamed live and hosted by New Jersey City University in Jersey City, NJ.
Society Produces Leadership Skills
Posted on: Oct/27/2016
The National Society of Leadership and Success Biola chapter has begun its first full semester as a society, and society leaders and students find the society helpful. The society’s goals include increasing student leadership skills and helping students form and accomplish goals through orientation, leadership training, live speaker broadcasts and success networking teams. The society has exceeded several student and society leaders expectations, but also left students hoping to see further improvements.
Andy Cohen and Leigh Anne Tuohy Live at NJCU
Posted on: Oct/12/2016
The Society's Fall Speaker Series kicked off on October 4th with Dolvett Quince, celebrity trainer on NBC's The Biggest Loser. The final two events of the Fall will take place at New Jersey City University. On October 18th, we are proud to present Leigh Anne Tuohy, the inspiration for the Academy Award nominated film, "The Blind Side." She will be followed by the Emmy and Peabody Award winning host of Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live," Andy Cohen, on November 9th.
Pathways to Success alum joins team as public ally
Posted on: Sep/28/2016
Society member Keda Dorisca, of the Society chapter at Delaware State University recently accepted a position as a public ally with Pathways to Success. Public Allies Delaware is a University of Delaware Center for Community Research and Service program. Public Allies’ AmeriCorps program provides a pathway for selected talented and diverse young leaders to utilize their talents and skills to build capacity in communities across the state of Delaware. Since 1994, Public Allies Delaware has developed over 350 young leaders who have completed over 600,000 hours of service to Delaware.
CU Student Chosen for NJ Governor’s STEM Scholars Program
Posted on: Sep/15/2016
Society member Jessica Binkiewicz, an alumna and current post-baccalaureate students at Caldwell University, was chosen for the prestigious 2017 New Jersey Governor’s STEM Scholars program. The goal of the competitive program is to educate the best and brightest students about science, technology, engineering and math opportunities in New Jersey and to encourage the Garden State’s economic development.
DIFFERENCE MAKERS: ROTC leader focuses on community service, helping students build leadership skills
Posted on: Sep/07/2016
Jacqueline Donnelly, "NELA" recipient, "Excellence in Service to Students" awardee and Executive Board Member of the Society chapter at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, was one of 50 students selected to U of M-Dearborn's newest class of Difference Makers. "What makes me a Difference Maker is that I strive to help students build on their leadership skills, especially in the student organizations that I am a part of currently. One of the things I think is an important aspect of being a student is also being actively engaged in the events each organization offers, even if I am not currently a part of that student organization." - Jacqueline Donnelly
Bethune-Cookman University Student To Represent The White House Victoria Harrison Is One of 73 HBCU All-Stars Announced Today
Posted on: Aug/31/2016
Society member, Victoria Harrison, a senior psychology major at Bethune-Cookman University, was one of 73 students named a 2016 White House Initiative on HBCUs (WHIHBCUs) All-Star. Victoria was chosen from a pool of more than 300 students from 24 states, the District of Columbia, Ghana, Nigeria, and the Virgin Islands. The All-Stars, comprised of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, are being recognized for their accomplishments in academics, leadership, and civic engagement.
Ivy Tech Community College hosts police and community dialogue event
Posted on: Aug/24/2016
Society member and Chapter President of the Ivy Tech Community College Society Chapter, Derrick Jones, is a featured community leader in the upcoming event discussing race, policing and common understanding in Indianapolis.
Cierra Competes For Miss America Crown
Posted on: Aug/17/2016
Inducted Society member Cierra Dena’e Jackson, of the Society chapter at Spelman College, will be competing for the title of Miss America on September 11, 2016 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. "Ms. Jackson believes her greatest success has been giving back to her community by being a servant leader. Cierra has volunteered at the Ronald Mc Donald House, Salvation Army, the Humane Society, the Boys and Girls Club, local education campaigns, as well as, tutoring programs at middle schools and project homes in Columbus, Georgia."
Bevill State launches honor society chapter
Posted on: Aug/08/2016
Bevill State Community College has begun one of the newest chapters of The National Society of Leadership and Success. “Our involvement in The National Society of Leadership and Success is another way that we are enhancing the student experience at Bevill State. I am excited about all the opportunities involvement in this organization will bring to our students,” said Dr. Larry Ferguson, president of Bevill State Community College.
Sigma Alpha Pi Inducts 51 SCC Students
Posted on: Jul/27/2016
Fifty-one students were inducted into the Society chapter at Surry Community College during its induction ceremony. “The core philosophy of the society is that anyone can achieve their dreams with proper support and dedicated action,” explains Tony Searcy, SCC’s Director of Campus Life and Student Support, who was pivotal in starting the local chapter. “These are the future leaders and shakers in the communities where they live.
Southern Miss Students Inducted into National Leadership Society
Posted on: Jul/21/2016
The Society chapter at The University of Southern Mississippi welcomed 53 students as new members during induction ceremonies held recently on the Hattiesburg campus.
Bedford student accepts merit award at Middlex College
Posted on: Jul/14/2016
The Middlesex Community College Foundation presented Society member an MCC Foundation Merit Award for Part-Time Students for the 2015-16 academic year in a recent ceremony held on the Bedford campus.
Reaching goal not the finish line for Iverson
Posted on: Jul/07/2016
Society member and high jump athlete Emilee Iverson recently helped make Pittsburg State University history by participating in the women’s track and field national championship in addition to walking away with her own national title. “I am a sophomore in elementary education with a minor in psychology, and I participate in the Honors Society and the National Society of Leadership and Success,” she said. “I have many more goals set for myself throughout my college career, and I just want to see where those take me.”
DeVry University Announces Student Immersion Experience at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Posted on: Jun/29/2016
Society member Ue Lisa, of the Devry University Chapter, was selected to gain real-world experience with U.S. Olympic Committee IT professionals at the upcoming Rio Games
Chancellor’s Leadership Award winners named
Posted on: Jun/22/2016
Society member Stacy Brokish,was recently recognized for leadership and service to the campus and community and received the 2016 Chancellor’s Leadership Award at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
National Society of Leadership and Success Interviews Marcia Clark
Posted on: Jun/13/2016
I thought about the saying “you should never meet your idols” as I exited the elevator bank of an uptown publisher and paced the room next to where Marcia Clark was being interviewed in a segment for the National Society of Leadership and Success, which bills itself as the largest college leadership society in the country and for which Clark is an honorary member. Watching Sarah Paulson’s Marcia Clark on Ryan Murphy’s wildly popular true crime series, The People v. O.J. Simpson, introduced my generation to the prosecutor our parents knew as the unflappable hard ass with an atrocious haircut. But for us, Clark was something else entirely. Click to continue reading.
The National Society of Leadership and Success Chapter at Viterbo University Inducts 73 New Members
Posted on: Jun/08/2016
The Viterbo University chapter of The National Society of Leadership and Success recently inducted 73 members, bringing its total membership to 525. “We’re very proud of our members. We’ve learned from our members that the Society has had a significant impact on our students to become better leaders and helping them build a better future for themselves, the campus and their respective communities,” say Chapter Advisors.
Former NBA Star Stephen Bardo Talks About the Impact of Sports on the Future Success of Student-Athletes
Posted on: Jun/01/2016
Stephen Bardo, former University of Illinois standout, NBA star, basketball analyst and now a leading champion of education and a Leadership Ambassador for The National Society of Leadership and Success, took some time out of his busy schedule to provide insight into the current state of the student-athlete life, and how sports impact athletes after their playing careers have ended.
Chapman honors society motivates students toward leadership with opportunities and training
Posted on: May/25/2016
“I’ve been a leader most of my life, so having a club that can help you stand out, learn more about your own leadership skills and how to work with other leaders – that’s something I wanted to emphasize and make sure we could bring to life,” Chapter President Davidian said. “College is such an important time in learning who you are and sharpening your skills.” The five-year-old Society chapter at Chapman University is shining on campus and known for positively impacting not only the lives of its members, but the surrounding community as well. Aside from collaboration with other clubs on campus to hold events, the Society chapter holds its own events that are open to the campus as well. The latest brought esteemed educator Erin Gruwell to speak at campus. Gruwell, known for her unique teaching method, was the subject of the 2007 film “Freedom Writers.” “I can’t emphasize enough how important leadership truly is, and you really can use it in everything,” Davidian said. “You don’t have to be in a certain major or career to be a leader – you can be a leader anywhere. The smallest things can make the biggest difference.”
National Society of Leadership and Success Presents JCC Foundation with Check
Posted on: May/18/2016
Jefferson Community College (JCC) Foundation was honored to accept a donation from the JCC Sigma Alpha Pi chapter of The National Society of Leadership and Success. A $1,200 donation was presented to the Foundation to establish the National Society of Leadership and Success Grant to be awarded to future Society members to assist with the cost of NSLS membership, professional development opportunities and other leadership oriented memberships.
March Madness Fundraiser at Surry a Success
Posted on: May/13/2016
On March 29th, the Society chapter at Surry Community College held its second annual March Madness basketball game fundraiser. Faculty and staff teamed up against students for a friendly match-up to bring the SCC community together for a cause. All proceeds from the event, including admission and concessions, were donated to NCPacks4Patriots, an organization that sends care packages to North Carolina soldiers stationed abroad.
NSLS chapter induction ceremony at Kish
Posted on: May/11/2016
On Friday, April 29th, 2016 the Society chapter at Kishwaukee College held its Spring 2016 induction ceremony on campus. The chapter welcomed 64 new members as well as installing new officers and recognizing students who achieved National Engaged Leader Awards.
SVSU students receive statewide honors for community service
Posted on: May/04/2016
University Center - Saginaw Valley State University students Mallory Rivard and Natalie Schneider were honored for their community-minded actions during the Michigan Campus Compact Awards Gala in East Lansing Thursday, April 7. Each received a Commitment to Service award for her extensive community involvement.
National Society of Leadership and Success Inducts 96 Islanders
Posted on: Apr/29/2016
On Saturday, April 23rd, the Society chapter at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi inducted 96 students at its Spring 2016 Induction Ceremony. In addition, 19 students received the National Engaged Leader Award (NELA) and 16 students were presented with the Success Networking Facilitator Appreciation Award.
DeShazer named SIUE Student Employee of the Year
Posted on: Apr/28/2016
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville chapter president and Society member, Ramon DeShazer, has been honored by the Office of Student Financial Aid as the 2016 Student Employee of the Year. The award recognizes DeShazer’s tremendous contributions and dedication to his position in University Housing’s Cougar Village. “Mr. DeShazer is more than dedicated to his position and displays an exceptional work ethic, which he does with a professional and positive attitude,” Jennifer Hoxsey, chief clerk in University Housing’s Cougar Village said in her nomination letter.
LDCC to induct first class into National Society of Leadership and Success
Posted on: Apr/27/2016
On Tuesday, April 5th, the Society chapter at Louisiana Delta Community College inducted 95 students into The National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) on the West Monroe Campus. Lindsay King, LDCC's Chapter President, felt very honored when she received her invitation for candidacy. King said, “I am grateful to be given this opportunity.” King was selected from a large pool of students to be the chapter’s first president.
SGA Leaders Win State Association Awards
Posted on: Apr/20/2016
Johnston Community College Chapter President Mario Hobbs and Society member Shenika Thorb won excellence awards at the recent North Carolina Comprehensive Community College Student Government Association (N4CSGA) conference in Durham on April 1st, 2016. "I was surprised and shocked but I am so honored and grateful to represent JCC and receive this award," Hobbs said.
Marshall inducted into Sigma Alpha Pi
Posted on: Apr/14/2016
Ciara Marshall, of Rising Sun, was recently inducted into a Sigma Alpha Pi at Lebanon Valley College during the college’s annual Inquiry celebration.
SUNY Sullivan students recognized in Albany for leadership, excellence
Posted on: Apr/13/2016
On Wednesday, April 6th, the student president of the Society chapter at SUNY Sullivan, Johnathan Murphy, was one of two students presented with the 2016 Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence at a ceremony held in Albany.
65 students inducted into leadership society
Posted on: Apr/06/2016
Sixty-five Southwestern Community College students were inducted into the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) at the college’s Jackson Campus. “Every one of these students, as well as their family and friends, should be extremely proud,” said Dr. Belinda Petricek, who coordinates SCC’s NSLS chapter.
The Early Bird Reader Book Drive at the Kiii-TV Studios
Posted on: Apr/06/2016
The Society chapter at Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi participated in the 9th annual Early Bird Reader Program Book Drive at the Kiii-TV Studios on Tuesday, March 29th. The chapter donated over 300 books, adding to the drive’s collected total of 3,220 books. All donated books will be used by the children in the Early Bird Reader Program. The Early Bird Reader Program is a unique collaborative effort between the community, schools, parents and students to insure all of the program’s children have the literacy skills required to successfully launch their school career.
University leadership society hosts trivia night to raise funds for cancer research
Posted on: Mar/30/2016
The Society chapter at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln held its first annual "Quiz for a Cause" on Tuesday, March 29. Proceeds went to St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a charity that funds research on childhood cancer. The Society chapter decided a trivia night would be a unique experience for students to raise money for cancer research. "Quiz for a Cause" allowed contestants to make a $5 donation to receive a cash prize of about $50 if they were part of the winning team. All of the donations went to the UNL Society chapter's account for St. Baldrick’s.
Organizations team up to install first lending library in Warner Robins
Posted on: Mar/23/2016
The Central Georgia Technical College chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success teamed up Keep Warner Robins Beautiful to install the city's very first lending library at Fountain Park.
Kent State students create blankets to donate
Posted on: Mar/23/2016
On Tuesday, March 8th, the Society chapter at Kent State sponsored a blanket-tying benefit for the Ronald McDonald House of Akron. The Ronald McDonald House of Akron is a local charity that services members of not just the Akron community but surrounding communities as well. Half of the 16 blankets created were donated to the Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland.
THE NATIONAL SOCIETY OF LEADERSHIP AND SUCCESS CONDUCTS POLITICAL SURVEY WITH COLLEGE STUDENTS
Posted on: Mar/14/2016
The National Society of Leadership and Success has conducted an online survey of its members to understand what influences and motivates college students politically. "With over 95% of survey respondents indicating they intend to vote in the presidential election, these findings provide critical insight into the issues that impact students' voting, feelings towards candidates and how they currently identify politically," said Charles Knippen, National President, The National Society of Leadership and Success.
Penny Wars: Benefiting Relay for Life!
Posted on: Mar/02/2016
Throughout the month of March, a Penny War is being held at Southwest Minnesota State University as a fundraiser for Relay for Life by the Society chapter at SMSU. The National Society of Leadership and Success will be tabling on Mondays and Wednesdays from 11-1pm and Thursday 12-1pm in the lower Student Center through the end of March.
Global business leader Kat Cole to be streamed live
Posted on: Feb/22/2016
International businesswoman Kat Cole will speak for a live broadcast hosted by The National Society of Leadership and Success. Cole, a frequent guest for global business media, was featured on CBS’ Undercover Boss, named one of Fortune magazine’s “40 under 40” and one of CNBC’s “Next 25 List of Innovators, Leaders and Disruptors.”
SPRING SPEAKER SERIES AT NJCU TO FEATURE AMERICAN BUSINESS LEADER KAT COLE ON FEBRUARY 23
Posted on: Feb/21/2016
American businesswoman Kat Cole, group president at FOCUS Brands, will speak on “Impact: The Art of Change, Trust and Influence,” at the free Spring Speaker Series at New Jersey City University on Tuesday, February 23 at 6:30 p.m. in Margaret Williams Theatre of Hepburn Hall, 2039 Kennedy Boulevard in Jersey City.
Ivy Tech to broadcast talk with business leader
Posted on: Feb/20/2016
Ivy Tech Spokesman Chris Schilling says that Kat Cole will present “Impact: The Art of Change, Trust & Influence” from 7 to 8:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Columbus Learning Center Auditorium. He says the event, which will provide Cole’s insights into leadership on how to impact communities, is free to you, as well as all Ivy Tech students, staff, and faculty.
Leadership organization teaches secrets to success
Posted on: Feb/18/2016
The newly established Society chapter at the University of Dayton has been growing quickly. The chapter had over 480 members join during its first semester; 450 of those members are set to be inducted this February. “Not only has the society taught me to embrace leadership opportunities presented to me at the university, but through it, I have made endless connections with my peers, faculty and other leaders to help with my educational and professional career,” said Ellen Krueger, a sophomore psychology major and member of The National Society of Leadership and Success.
National Society of Leadership and Success holds speaker broadcast
Posted on: Feb/14/2016
On Tuesday, Feb. 9 from 7 to 8:15 p.m., Juju Chang, renowned journalist for ABC News, delivered her speech, “The Power of Your Story,” in front of students at New Jersey City University. National Society of Leadership and Success chapter members from approximately 500 colleges nationwide, including IU Southeast, held events on campus for students, broadcasting Chang’s speech via the Internet. “They try to be as diversified as they can, and they also try to find people to speak that are accomplished so they can give us better ideas on how we can be better accomplished,” said Danielle Devers, biology junior and Success Networking Team coordinator of the IUS NSLS chapter.
Emmy-winning 'Nightline' anchor Juju Chang visits NJCU (PHOTOS)
Posted on: Feb/12/2016
Emmy Award-winning news anchor Juju Chang paid a visit to New Jersey City University on Tuesday night to speak at the National Society of Leadership and Success.
Baldwin native is NOLA queen
Posted on: Feb/11/2016
Allison Rose Junca, member of the Society chapter at Louisiana State University, was crowned Queen of Okeonas LXVII in New Orleans. She is set to receive the key to the city from Mayor Mitch Landrieu later today (Thursday, February 11th, 2016).
Meet the Mystic Krewe of Zeus’ Maids and Dukes
Posted on: Feb/08/2016
On Friday, February 6th, Alexandra Martin who is a member of the Society chapter at the University of Alabama, was named to the Mystic Krewe of Zeus’ Royal Court. Alexandra is a business management major with specializations in healthcare management and management communications in the honors college at the University of Alabama.
Olympians, juggler among spring speakers at NJCU
Posted on: Feb/05/2016
Next week, New Jersey City University will be kicking off its spring lecture series presented by The National Society of Leadership and Success. The series will begin on Tuesday with ABC's Juju Chang, co-anchor of "Nightline" and "Good Morning America" contributor, speaking at the Margaret Williams Theater at 6:30 p.m. Other speakers scheduled for the series are...
Houston Mother-Daughter Writing Duo Nominated for 2016 NAACP Image Award
Posted on: Feb/03/2016
Sylvia Richardson, newly inducted Society member at the North Carolina Central University Chapter, and mother Gwen Richardson, have been nominated for a 2016 NAACP Image Award for their book, You Are Wonderfully Made: 12 Life-Changing Principles for Teen Girls to Embrace.
EMMY AWARD-WINNING ABC CO-ANCHOR JUJU CHANG OPENS SPRING SPEAKER SERIES AT NJCU ON FEBRUARY 9
Posted on: Jan/28/2016
Juju Chang, the Emmy Award-winning co-anchor of ABC News’ “Nightline” who also reports regularly for “Good Morning America” and “20/20,” will open the Spring Semester of the Society's free Speaker Broadcast Series at New Jersey City University on Tuesday, February 9 at 6:30 p.m., in Margaret Williams Theater of Hepburn Hall, 2039 Kennedy Boulevard in Jersey City. Continue reading for info on how you can attend.
CSM Celebrates 17th Winter Commencement
Posted on: Jan/27/2016
The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) held its 17th Winter Commencement Ceremony on Thursday, January 21, 2016, at the La Plata Campus. Society member and graduate, Heather Murphy was the Student Speaker at the ceremony and presented the student address. “As we celebrate this success tonight, I want to ask you to consider encouraging others toward pursuing their dreams,” Murphy said to her fellow graduates.
B-CU students inducted into honor society
Posted on: Jan/20/2016
The Bethune-Cookman University chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success, established in 2009, inducted more than 160 students last month. The induction ceremony, was held on Dec. 5 in the Gertrude Hotchkiss Heyn Memorial Chapel in White Hall. The Society chapter currently has over 500 members.
Leadership Organization Inducts 67 Members
Posted on: Jan/13/2016
Sam Houston State University’s chapter of The National Society of Leadership and Success recently inducted 67 new members into the organization. “We’re very proud of our members,” chapter adviser Meredith Conrey said. “The society has had a significant impact on our campus, inspiring our students to become better leaders, and helping them build a better future for themselves, the campus, and their respective communities.”
Wakefield Students Inducted into Honor Society
Posted on: Jan/06/2016
On Friday, December 11, 2015, 74 Champlain College students participated in the first induction ceremony of the College’s Society chapter. Among the students were Anna Cuevas and Emma Thompson of Wakefield. The ceremony took place in the Champlain Room at Champlain College’s campus in Burlington, Vt.
Spinelli inducted into Sigma Alpha Pi chapter
Posted on: Dec/30/2015
Travis Spinelli of Leominster was inducted into the Champlain College chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success on December 11th, 2015. The event took place in the Champlain Room on Champlain College’s campus in Burlington, and was the first ever induction for the school’s chapter. A total of 74 student leaders participated.
Weston: Notable Neighbors
Posted on: Dec/16/2015
Benjamin Lander, a resident of Weston, CT, was inducted into the National Society of Leadership and Success on December 11th, 2015, along with 73 other student leaders from Champlain College. This was the first ever induction ceremony for the newly established Society chapter.
WCCC inducts new members to The National Society of Leadership & Success
Posted on: Dec/09/2015
The Society chapter at Westmoreland County Community College recently inducted 37 students at the Youngwood campus this December. Continue reading to see the student leaders recognized.
National Society of Leadership and Success building leaders, awareness
Posted on: Dec/02/2015
The Society chapter at UNC Charlotte is making a name for itself on campus through hosting bigger and better events than ever before. On October 25th, the chapter held its most recent event, which was a campus wide costume contest and served as a team-building event for the members. Papa John's and Coca Cola donated free food and drinks for the event. “This event was basically organized so we could have more visibility for the National Society of Leadership and Success at the university, so that more people could know that this kind of honor society exists,” said UNC Charlotte chapter president Nehal Tanna.
Canned Food Drive
Posted on: Nov/25/2015
The Society chapter at Southern Arkansas University is hosting a can food drive to give back to local shelters. Each dorm on campus will have designated bins where students can place their non-perishable items for donation including: canned vegetables, canned fruit, noodles, peanut butter, hamburger helper, etc.
Roker speaks to NE students via Web
Posted on: Nov/18/2015
“Five-year plan? I don’t believe in five-year plans. I don’t even usually know what I’m having for dinner!” NBC Today weather forecaster Al Roker said Oct. 6 via a national webcast. For a society built on ambition, planning and leadership, that might not be what most members of the NE chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success anticipated hearing, but Roker’s presentation was received with smiles. Roker’s speech, streamed live to hundreds of colleges, was the first in a four-part series by the NSLS filmed at New Jersey City University. By Misti Dehart/ reporter
Corning Community College launches chapter of leadership honor society
Posted on: Nov/11/2015
This fall Corning Community College, which is located in Corning, New York, launched a chapter of The National Society of Leadership and Success. Ninety-four students were invited based on merit to complete the steps of the program that lead to induction in the society.
'The Social Network' star Jesse Eisenberg speaks about new book at NJCU
Posted on: Nov/04/2015
On Wednesday, November 4th, Jesse Eisenberg, author, actor and playwright, spoke to the National Society of Leadership and Success during the Live Speaker Broadcast, which streamed out of New Jersey City University. Eisenberg discussed his career path and also his newest book, "Bream Gives Me Hiccups," which is a collection of fiction short stories.
"I've always just written, usually as a way to express myself," Eisenberg said. "If I feel uncomfortable in a situation I can put it in a fiction story and somehow express myself and have a cathartic experience."
National Society of Leadership comes to ENMU
Posted on: Oct/21/2015
NBC's Al Roker visits NJCU, says admitting mistakes is part of success
Posted on: Oct/13/2015
Al Roker, Jesse Eisenberg, John Leguizamo to speak at NJCU free lecture series
Posted on: Oct/05/2015
UAFS Students Renovate Vet’s Home
Posted on: Sep/30/2015
NSLS Awarding Scholarships
Posted on: Sep/23/2015
Leadership organization helps with West Point grad’s healing after war
Posted on: Sep/16/2015
ASEAC joins National Society of Leadership and Success
Posted on: Sep/09/2015
Eastern Arizona College (EAC) welcomes the National Society of Leadership and Success and brought the organization to campus in Spring of 2015. The new Society chapter at EAC, which is led by English faculty member Mary Birdsall and co-advised by theatre faculty member Steven Higginbotham, held its first-ever induction ceremony on April 25th, 2015.
National Society of Leadership and Success Ceremony 2015
Posted on: Sep/02/2015
The Society chapter at Dean College held its graduation ceremony on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 in the Guidrey Center on campus. The chapter graduated 130 students, which was the largest group they have had to date. To see pictures from this even, continue to the full article.
NSLS chapter induction ceremony at KC
Posted on: Aug/26/2015
On Thursday, April 30, 2015 the Society chapter at Kishwaukee held an induction ceremony. Among the honored were 23 new inductees with eight of them recognized for earning the National Engaged Leadership Award (NELA). The chapter awarded Honorary Memberships to Nancy Partch, Dean of Student Services, SyLinda Menafee (former) Coordinator of Retention and Student Success, and Allison Von Ende, Coordinator of Student Activities. Among the recognized in the ceremony were also the recipients of the Excellence in Teaching Award and the Excellence in Service to Students Award.
Local Chapter Organizing 5K run to Raise Sexual Assault Awareness
Posted on: Aug/19/2015
The Society chapter at Central Community College in collaboration with Center for Survivors (Columbus) hosted the 1st Annual No More 5K/1 mile Fun Run. Chapter President Colby Kubik discusses the event and talks about how the chapter wanted to do something big in their first year of existence.The event took place on Sunday, April 26th, and half of the proceeds went to victims of sexual and domestic assault.
The Utica College National Society of Leadership and Success
Posted on: Aug/12/2015
Grace Pfeifer— Society member, blogger, nursing student and Membership Outreach Coordinator for the Utica College Society Chapter shares her experience with The National Society of Leadership and Success.
“I was very surprised when I got an invitation. I was immediately interested in what the organization was about and how it could better develop me as a leader and future nurse. I enrolled in the Society, but I wanted to do much more than just be a member. When Bethany Piraino (the pioneer of bringing this organization to campus) emailed all the pre-members about the executive board positions, I knew I wanted to be further involved.” –Grace Pfeifer
ASU hosts National Society of Leadership and Success Banquet
Posted on: Aug/05/2015
On April 17th, 2015, the Society Chapter at Adams State University honored upcoming graduates as well as 44 new inductees. Keynote speaker Vice President of Student Affairs Ken Marquez, delivered an encouraging and powerful message about leadership and the importance of staying positive.
"Leadership is passion and knowing who you are and where you come from. Swallow your pride and do not hold a grudge," said Marquez.
The National Society for Leadership and Success, Sigma Alpha Pi, Holds Member Induction Ceremony
Posted on: Jul/29/2015
The Society chapter at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania held its second induction ceremony on April 22, 2015, at Carnegie Hall in Thornbury, Pennsylvania. In addition to the 19 new inductees honored at the ceremony, several awards were also presented including the Excellence in Teaching Award, the Honorary Membership Award and the Excellence in Service to Students Award.
Learning to Thrive
Posted on: Jul/22/2015
Society member Alyssa Phillips of the Valley City State University Chapter is learning to ‘Thrive’ and tells her story in her first article with the Huffington Post.
“I had big thoughts but I could never really get to them because of the task of living day to day. I joined the National Society for Leadership and Success because I had big thoughts and I figured why not. It was just another thing that filled my day. The speakers had good messages but not a single one spoke to me until Arianna Huffington started to speak about Thrive,” said Phillips.
National Society of Leadership and Success
Posted on: Jul/15/2015
Sigma Alpha Pi got its start on the Texas A&M University – Commerce campus in 2012 and has quickly become the largest organization on campus. The hard work and dedication exhibited by the students involved in the society led to the organization winning New Student Organization of the Year in 2013. The Chapter’s next Speakers Broadcast, which takes place on October 6 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Ferguson Auditorium, will give student the opportunity to hear Al Roker’s journey to success.
The National Society of Leadership and Success inducts 103 new members
Posted on: Jul/08/2015
The Society Chapter at Kansas State University recently inducted 103 members bringing its total inducted membership to 126.
"We’re very proud of our members," said Minh Mac, executive board member. "The society has had a significant impact on our campus, inspiring our students to become better leaders, and helping them build a better future for themselves, the campus and their respective communities.
Peasha named A&M-Commerce's Sigma Alpha Pi Co-President
Posted on: Jul/01/2015
Former Texas A&M Lion football team captain, Taylor Peasha, named Co-President of A&M-Commerce’s Society chapter.
“He said he wanted to give back and help. Ultimately, we had what he wanted and he had what we wanted, so we asked him to take on the most important leadership role we had – the role of president,” said Dr. Shonda Gibson, the Executive Director of Global Learning and the Quality Enhancement Planning Associate Chair.
National Society of Leadership and Success helps students recognize potential
Posted on: Jun/24/2015
Society member Ihsan Alqaraghuli and HCC Southwest chapter advisor Dr. Pamela Bilton share their NSLS success stories in this video created by Houston Community College.
“This chapter is teaching me how to prioritize my goals and how to organize my time according to things I want to do,” Alqaraghuli said.
“It allows them to set goals,” Dr. Bilton-Beard said. “They meet with their networking team, and they are actually able to create smart goals.”
Austin County A&M Club awards 13 scholarships
Posted on: Jun/17/2015
National Society Member, Lindsay Schomburg was one of the 13 scholarship award recipients recognized by Austin County A&M Club. Lindsay’s accomplishments include the National Society of Leadership and Success as well as Mu Alpha Theta – Mathematics Honor Society & Big Event group leader.
Faculty Awarded for Excellence in Service to Students
Posted on: Jun/10/2015
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s chapter honored 107 new inductees and awarded two faculty members from the School of Education with the Excellence in Service to Students Award.
National Society of Leadership and Success wraps up successful year at NCTC
Posted on: Jun/03/2015
The North Central Texas College Society chapter set the bar high this year. The chapter received the Founder’s List award for achieving 8 out of 10 pillars of the organization. They were also involved in community service projects including toy sorting and bell ringing for the Salvation Army, a campus-wide food drive, service to the Trio program, and involvement with Keep Denton Beautiful.
CCC students inducted into leadership society
Posted on: May/27/2015
This spring more than 200 students were inducted into The National Society of Leadership and Success from Nebraska’s Central Community College campuses. In addition, five students each from CCC-Grand Island and CCC- Hastings, and seven students from CCC-Columbus received the NSLS’ National Engaged Leader Award (NELA).
DSU’s National Society of Leadership and Success Chapter inducts 70 new members
Posted on: May/20/2015
Dakota State University’s Society Chapter held its first ever induction ceremony recognizing 70 new DSU members. This spring’s induction ceremony included a keynote address by Jon Waldman, a DSU graduate who is a partner and senior information security consultant for Secure Banking Solutions, LLC.
Sigma Alpha Pi Inducts 46 Surry Community Students
Posted on: May/13/2015
Forty-six students were inducted into Sigma Alpha Pi, Surry Community College’s chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success, during a ceremony held April 25, at the SCC Gymnasium. SCC President Dr. Shockley told the group that they are the leaders of the future and emphasized how important it is for them to take on leadership roles in their communities.
Local students selected to attend National Conference
Posted on: May/12/2015
Society member Jane Velahos has been selected by the Salem County Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) to attend the Nation Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). This year the conference is being held during the last week in May at the College Park campus of the University of Maryland.
Area Scholars Honored For College Achievements
Posted on: May/05/2015
Royersford, PA resident, Courtney Holms recognized for her collegiate academic achievement. Courtney is a recent inductee of the Society Chapter at Lebanon Valley College in Annville, PA.
Natural Health & Wellness Expo
Posted on: May/05/2015
On Saturday, May 16th and Sunday May 17th the Society Chapter at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, TN will be sponsoring an on campus health and wellness expo. A wide range of vendors will be attending and promoting the cause including: Chiropractic, Massage and Energy Therapy, Nutrition Counseling, Yoga, Health Screening and much, much more.
Students Receive National Leadership Award
Posted on: Apr/30/2015
Bradley University’s Society chapter receives the Order of Sigma award from The National Society of Leadership and Success. The Order of Sigma award is the Society's highest honor in the pillar program, reserved for those who successfully complete all 10 pillars in the administration of their chapters. In the 2014-2015 academic year only 9 of the 475 chapters across the country earned this status.
Honor society recognizes faculty member
Posted on: Apr/22/2015
Penn State College of Communications faculty member, Michel Haigh, receives the National Society’s Excellence in Teaching Award. “She has prepared me to enter the ‘real world.’ She truly cares about her students and takes the time to prepare them for their future,” said Emily Kless, a former student of Haigh’s.
Setting the example
Posted on: Apr/15/2015
Army veteran, Israel Guajardo, makes a life changing decision to set an example for his teenage son by furthering his education. Since enrolling at the University of Texas at Brownsville Guajardo has made the Dean’s List, been awarded a Communications Fellowship Scholarship, and has accepted an invitation to join The National Society of Leadership and Success.
Chamber seeks applications for Junior Leadership Southside
Posted on: Apr/09/2015
The Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce is currently seeking applications for the 7th annual renewal of Junior Leadership Southside, which is a leadership development and orientation program for local high school students. Averett University’s President, Dr. Tiffany Franks, endorses the program and said, “Averett will be a great fit for Junior Leadership graduates who wish to continue to hone their leadership skills through Averett’s chapter of The National Society for Leadership and Success, by leading student clubs and organizations, and by participating in the University’s annual leadership conference”.
Sigma Alpha Pi: National Society of Leadership and Success
Posted on: Mar/27/2015
University of the Pacific’s Society Chapter, established in 2012, is making a big splash on campus. This spring they will be inducting over 80 new members to their already impressive roster and are on route to becoming one of the most influential organizations at the university. Pacific’s Chapter President and Executive Board have been doing a great job implementing the Society’s core values and teachings.
Campus Close-ups: Johncella Bates, Miss UNCF
Posted on: Mar/25/2015
On February 21st, Society member, Johncella Bates, represented Stilman College as Miss UNCF in the annual National Miss UNCF pageant held in Charlotte, NC. This year’s theme was “Diamonds Are Forever” in the countrywide United Negro College Fund competition. Bates said, “The most rewarding thing to me is knowing that the money we raise is going to a great cause”.
Arianna Huffington Speaks on Well-Being During Live Broadcast
Posted on: Mar/20/2015
On Tuesday, March 17th, The National Society of Leadership and Success hosted Arianna Huffington for her live broadcast, “Thrive”, which streamed out of New Jersey City University. Society Chapters from across the country tuned in to watch the inspiring event that focused on the importance of well-being and how it translates to success.
Rio Salado College Hosts Live Telecast with Arianna Huffington
Posted on: Mar/20/2015
Arianna Huffington, founder and editor in chief of The Huffington Post and #1 New York Times best-selling author of Thrive, will be the next guest speaker for the National Society of Leadership and Success 2014-2015 Broadcast Speaker Series, which will be transmitted live by Rio Salado's NSLS chapter on Tuesday, March 17. About The National Society of Leadership and Success The National Society of Leadership and Success is the nation’s largest leadership honor society. It was founded in 2001 to build a community of like-minded, success oriented leaders who come together to help one another succeed. The Society offers interactive broadcasts with the nation’s best speakers, training in goal setting, and team meetings in which students set and hold each other accountable for achieving goals. These benefits, which aim to help members personally and professionally, are offered for the rest of their lives. Today, the Society has chapters on more than 400 college and university campuses nationwide and serves more than 350,000 members. For more information, please visit http://www.societyleadership.org.
Society Member Receives Citation from Arizona Governor
Posted on: Mar/20/2015
Gila Community College Society Member Deshell Mileham will compete on the 20th Annual All-Arizona Academic Team, an honor recognized by newly elected Governor Doug Ducey. Mileham was chosen based on her academic achievement and leadership and service to the community. She received a citation from the governor, a commemorative medallion, a $500 check and an in-state tuition waiver for two years (60 credits) to the Arizona state university of their choice.
Society Members Named High Point University’s Extraordinary Leaders
Posted on: Mar/20/2015
High Point University chapter members Nicole Giordano and Nicole Karlesky have been named Extraordinary Leaders for the month of February. Giordano and Karlesky are both exercise science majors, as well as HPU Presidential Scholars, in addition to their membership in the Society.
March Madness coming to SCC campus
Posted on: Mar/20/2015
March Madness fever is heating up at Surry Community College as students and faculty members are getting ready to face off in an exciting basketball game on March 19th. Not only will it be a good time, but it is for a great cause too! This event will serve as a fundraiser for the SCC chapter of The National Society of Leadership and Success with all proceeds going to food pantries in the area. Check out the rest of the article for event details, highlights and more!
Award-Winning Journalist Dan Harris is NSLS Guest Speaker at NJCU
Posted on: Mar/10/2015
Dan Harris, Emmy Award winning co-anchor of ABC's "Nightline" and "Good Morning America" weekend edition, will speak at New Jersey City University on Tuesday, February 10 at 7:00 p.m. The free lecture is part of the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) Broadcast Speaker Series at New Jersey City University, which offers inspiring stories of success and actionable steps in leadership. Arianna Huffington, founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, will be featured in the Series on Tuesday, March 17.
Society Member Receives Torrance Chamber’s Inspirational Spirit Award
Posted on: Mar/04/2015
James Harris, a 22-year-old sophomore at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), was honored with the Inspirational Spirit Award during the 18th Annual Black History Celebration luncheon. Harris received the honors for his involvement with the Male Success Alliance (MSA), a student success initiative focused on improving the educational outcomes of young men of color at CSUDH and in the communities served by the university. Harris mentored and supported a young student from Bethune Middle School in Los Angeles, who was involved in a gang and failing his classes. He now earns straight A's In addition to his MSA duties Harris is the secretary of the Black Student Union, commissioner of student activities for Associated Students, Inc. (ASI), and the treasurer for the National Society of Leadership and Success chapter on his campus.
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Establishes Society Chapter to Great Success
Posted on: Mar/03/2015
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College was the first school in North California to establish a chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success on campus Today, more than 20 additional community colleges in North Carolina have followed suit. “College is about more than just classes and papers and exams. There is an enormous amount of learning that occurs outside of the classroom in the extracurricular programs we offer,” said Natasha Lipscomb, director of student life and leadership development at Rowan-Cabarrus. Dr. Carol S. Spalding, president of Rowan-Cabarrus, added; “We believe that our ever-expanding set of extracurricular activities and communications creates a holistic student experience, developing well-rounded graduates...It's all about developing leaders and helping them engage in their community.”
Society Member Named on Dean's List at the Rutgers University New Brunswick School of Arts and Sciences
Posted on: Mar/02/2015
Society member Matthew Landi was named on the Dean's List for the fall semester at Rutgers University New Brunswick School of Arts and Sciences.
Society Member and College of Southern Maryland Student Government Association President meets with state legislators
Posted on: Mar/02/2015
Society Member and College of Southern Maryland Student Government Association President Heather Murphy met with state legislators in Annapolis during the Maryland Association of Community College (MACC) Advocacy Day on Feb. 11. Murphy is a mother of two who returned to college after 17 years of work when she found herself unemployed and dependent on welfare. Today she is a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success, and Phi Theta Kappa, the national honor society for community college students. She became involved in advocating for her fellow classmates and is now the president of the Student Government Association.
Society Member is Candidate for Sheriff of Jacksonville, FL.
Posted on: Mar/02/2015
Society Member Dr. Tony Cummings is a candidate for the Sheriff position at Jacksonville, Florida. With 25 years of law enforcement experience, he also holds a Doctorate of Education in Organizational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University, a graduate degree in Organizational Management and undergraduate degrees in Business Administration and Criminal Justice. Additionally, he is certified in Education Leadership (All Levels). Dr. Cummings served in the United States Army Military Police between 1989-1994, honorably discharged at the rank of Sergeant. He briefly served in the U.S. State Department before joining the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office (JSO) as first a patrolman and later a detective. Dr. Cummings also worked as an adjunct professor at Keiser University, in their Crime Scene Technology (CST) program.
Coweta Native Selected for Membership in Sigma Alpha Pi
Posted on: Feb/25/2015
John Wells of Coweta has been selected for membership in Sigma Alpha Pi, the National Society of Leadership and Success at Oklahoma Wesleyan University. Sigma Alpha Pi is a leadership honor society available to a limited number of students on campus. The Oklahoma Wesleyan University chapter was founded in 2014 and now has 93 members. Wells was selected based on his academic accomplishment and leadership potential. Membership will provide the Cowetan with professional leadership training needed to gain a competitive edge in the employment market. Wells is a 2014 graduate of Coweta High School and is attending OkWU in Bartlesville on a baseball scholarship.
Society Member is New Consultant at Arxis Technology
Posted on: Feb/24/2015
Consultant Debbie Norton joined Arxis Technology's Implementations Team and will focus on helping clients use Intacct to solve their accounting concerns. Norton recently graduated with honors with a degree in Accounting from California State University Northridge and is now a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success. “I come from a family of accountants, so I’m really looking forward to using my accounting background in a unique way to help businesses make the most of their Intacct implementations,” Norton said. Arxis Technology, Inc. is a technology consulting firm specializing in the sale, installation and support of Intacct Cloud Financials, Adaptive Insights, Sage 100 ERP (formerly MAS 90), Sage 300 ERP (formerly Accpac), Sage 500 ERP (formerly MAS 500), and SageCRM.
Motivational Mondays speaker signs book at Ridgeview Library
Posted on: Feb/23/2015
Hickory native Chad Bumgarner held a book signing of his new book “Chad’s Playbook to Effective Leadership” at the Ridgeview Library in Hickory, NC. He is a public/motivational speaker, author, and leadership and team-building consultant. He has been the featured speaker for the National Society of Leadership and Success' Motivational Monday segment.
The Society at Nashville State Community College
Posted on: Feb/23/2015
The National Society of Leadership and Success established its charter on the Nashville State Campus in 2008. Since then the NSLS has been one of the premier and fastest-growing honor societies on campus. The NSCC chapter works hard to encompass the values of the NSLS by setting a high standard for the students invited to join. Student must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 in order to be considered.
Society Member Devin Price Selected to Present at Wesley Society Gala
Posted on: Feb/23/2015
Society chapter at Wesley College member Devin Price was one of 13 students selected to share their accomplishments and future plans at the Wesley Society Gala on Jan. 10.
Society Member elected Queen of Carnival Parade in New Roads, Louisiana
Posted on: Feb/23/2015
New Roads Mayor Robert Myer served as king and Kayla Alacia Dixon as queen of this year’s Community Center Carnival Parade in New Roads, which is said to be the state’s oldest Mardi Gras parade outside of New Orleans. Dixon is a graduate of the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts and is a senior at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where she is on the President’s List. She was also selected to the Student Orientation Staff and for membership in The national Society of Leadership and Success, the National Honor Society and the Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society. Dixon received awards from the Black Faculty and Staff Association and the Honors College for Academic Excellence.
Mayor of Dayton, Ohio, Speaks at National Society of Leadership and Success First Annual Leadership Conference
Posted on: Feb/06/2015
The Mayor of Dayton, Ohio, Nan Whaley, was the keynote speaker at the Sinclair Community College first annual Leadership Conference, hoisted by the National Society of Leadership and Success in a partnership with Tech Prep. Other speakers included James Brown, an award winning anchor for WHIO television, Colonel John M. Devillier, commander of the Wright Patterson Air Force Base, and Charles Knippen, the President of the NSLS,
Georgia Perimeter College Dunwoody Hosts National Society of Leadership and Success Speaker Broadcast
Posted on: Feb/05/2015
Georgia Perimeter students, faculty and staff participated in a first-ever event for the college on Oct. 7.GPC’s Dunwoody Campus served as the host site for a national satellite broadcast of inspirational speaker and former NBA player Stephen Bardo. Bardo spoke as part of The National Society of Leadership and Success’ National Broadcast Day series, which is available to students at its 434 member colleges and universities.
Society Member making a difference in many lives despite being blind
Posted on: Jan/27/2015
Society Member Khodr Farhat is a 21-year-old legally blind scholar, mentor, and motivator. He emigrated with his parents from Lebanon six years ago, and has been spending his time giving motivational speeches at colleges, universities, youth groups, high schools, conferences, hospitals, retirement homes and libraries. He also mentors challenged students, teaches Braille in Arabic and English, volunteers at numerous organizations, and is almost done with two associate degrees from Henry Ford College in Special Education and Law.
Rhode Island College Society Chapter Member Jonathan Costa is not your average college student
Posted on: Jan/22/2015
Despite an injury and a succession of losses, Society Member and honor roll student has battled back to excel at two tournaments and raise himself into the No. 4 ranking in New England.
Society Members Listed in Advantage Business Magazine’s Top 40 Students
Posted on: Jan/22/2015
Jacksonville University Chapter Society members Robert Dougherty and Samantha Turner were selected by Advantage Business Magazine as two of the Top 40 Students at the Davis College of Business.
Society Member at the University of Texas Tyler Chapter Awarded History Scholarship
Posted on: Jan/21/2015
Madison Draehn, of Brenham, is the 2014 history scholarship recipient at The University of Texas at Tyler. The Department of History presents scholarships to declared history majors in recognition of excellent academic performance and for the purpose of encouraging the study of history at the university. In addition to her membership with the Society, Madison is also a member of the Alpha Chi Honor Society, the UT Tyler Education Student Advisory Board and the Phi Alpha Theta History Society..
Society Members at Enterprise State Community College volunteer to distribute toys on Christmas
Posted on: Jan/20/2015
Members of the National Society of Leadership and Success at Enterprise State Community College helped distribute toys and groceries during the recent Coffee County Family Services Toys for Tots campaign.
Society Member receives the Chancellor’s Leadership Award at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Posted on: Jan/20/2015
Jenna Furger, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Chapter Member, was one of 32 honorees who received the school's 2014 Chancellor’s Leadership Award on Dec. 12. The award honors graduates who contribute significant leadership, demonstrate university or community service and display a commitment to personal growth.
Pulitzer Prize-winning writers speak at New Jersey City University
Posted on: Nov/13/2014
Pulitzer Prize winning and New York Times best selling authors Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn recently spoke at New Jersey City University in Jersey City as part of the school's National Society of Leadership and Success Broadcast Speaker Series.
Drops in the Bucket: NSLS Hosts Sheryl WuDunn and Nicholas Kristof
Posted on: Nov/12/2014
Sheryl WuDunn and Nicholas D. Kristof discussed how one person can make a difference in a streamed presentation watched live by NSLS chapters across the nation.
The National Society of Leadership and Success NJCU chapter hosts 'America's Got Talent' performance painter David Garibaldi
Posted on: Oct/28/2014
Painter David Garibaldi, best known for his show-stopping performances as a finalist on the seventh season of "America's Got Talent," appeared at New Jersey City University in Jersey City last week.
University of The Incarnate Word Society chapter member, Ylianna Guerra, named Miss Texas 2015
Posted on: Oct/04/2014
Majoring in Communications, where she is on the Dean’s List and a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success
The National Society of Leadership and Success Announces Speaker Lineup for 2014-2015 Broadcast Speaker Series
Posted on: Sep/16/2014
Six-speaker series kicks off October 7 in Atlanta, Ga.
Society chapter founder at the University of Arkansas, Ashton Campbell, places second runner-up in Miss America pageant
Posted on: Sep/15/2014
Her platform is "Aim Higher: Setting Our Sights on Higher Education," helping Arkansas students achieve their academic goals.
College Student Leaders Share Expectations for 2014 Commencement Speeches with the National Society of Leadership and Success
Posted on: May/14/2014
Survey among members of a national leadership society offers advice for 2014 commencement speakers at upcoming college graduation ceremonies.
Jim Cramer, Best-selling Author and Host of CNBC's Mad Money to Speak at New Jersey City University
Posted on: Jan/23/2014
Jim Cramer, the host of CNBC's "Mad Money with Jim Cramer" and co-host of "Squawk on The Street," will be featured in a broadcast event sponsored by the New Jersey City University (NJCU) chapter of The National Society of Leadership and Success. The event, entitled "Get Rich Carefully", will be held on Tuesday, February 11 at 7:02 pm at New Jersey City University in Jersey City and is free to all students, staff and faculty, and will be streamed live to Society chapter campuses nationwide.
IPFW students give toys to sick kids
Posted on: Dec/31/2013
The IPFW chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success collected and delivered stuffed toys to children who were patients at Dupont Hospital this holiday season.
Millennials Must Be Prepared to Assume Future Leadership Roles
Posted on: Dec/27/2013
A 2012 Pew Research study of society and demographic trends points to good news. Older millennials -- 18 to 24 year-olds -- are graduating from high school and attending college at record rates.
Bring A Buddy Campaign
Posted on: Dec/23/2013
Jenna Furger is a senior communications major with a public relations emphasis at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Furger also is the president of the National Society of Leadership and Success at UWSP. (Story Starts at 33:15)
A Helping Hand For The Homeless
Posted on: Dec/06/2013
Rochelle Marquette, 26, has always been compassionate about the homeless. That compassion recently led her to complete two service projects to benefit homeless people in Rutherford County.
Hip Hop Artist and Actor, Common, to Mentor Thousands of College Students, October 15
Posted on: Oct/08/2013
The National Society of Leadership and Success recently announced that Common, multi-Grammy award-winning hip hop artist and actor, will speak to thousands of its members about ?The Greatness in You.? The presentation is part of The Society?s live Speaker Broadcast Series for the upcoming academic year, and will be seen by thousands of its members on location and via broadcast nationwide from Montclair State University on Tuesday, October 15 at 6:30 pm
National Society of Leadership and Success Announces Speaker Broadcast Series Speakers for 2013-14 Academic Year
Posted on: Sep/11/2013
The National Society of Leadership and Success announced today the lineup for their live Speaker Broadcast Series for the upcoming academic year. This year?s series includes Grammy Award-winning rapper and actor Common, CNBC host, author and money manager Jim Cramer, and TOMS Shoes founder Blake Mycoskie, among other accomplished entrepreneurs, authors and humanitarians.
New student organization desires to build leaders
Posted on: Aug/29/2013
The National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) is the newest leadership organization to find its way onto campus. Led by student Kayla Stinnett and advised by Jerome Gafford of the College of Business and Bethany Oliver of the Office of Student Engagement, NSLS utilizes online and global resources and local, monthly chapter meetings to help college students develop and strengthen their leadership skills
ASU student awarded $5,000 scholarship
Posted on: Aug/27/2013
Albany State University College of Business student Raymond Collier has been awarded a $5,000 tuition scholarship from the National Society of Leadership and Success.
At UC Irvine, Giuliani talks immigration overhaul
Posted on: Aug/21/2013
Giuliani offered thoughts about the Republican Party's future to several reporters Tuesday afternoon before giving a 70-minute speech on leadership to a UC Irvine audience of about 400.
National Society of Leadership and Success to Present at Colorado Community Colleges? Student Life Development Council Summer 2013 Retreat
Posted on: Jul/09/2013
National Society of Leadership and Success announces its participation in the Colorado Community Colleges? Student Life Development Council (SLDC) Summer Retreat on July 11 and 12, 2013.
National Society of Leadership and Success Announces Speaker at 2013 National Career Development Association Annual Conference
Posted on: Jun/20/2013
Linda Domenitz to showcase the Society's model of career and leadership planning in Boston.
The National Society of Leadership and Success Announces Partnership with The Company Corporation
Posted on: Jun/19/2013
Starting and protecting a business just got much easier for members of The National Society of Leadership and Success. The Society today announced that it is partnering with The Company Corporation.
The National Society of Leadership and Success Announces Six Scholarship Programs with Submission Deadlines of June 15, 2013
Posted on: Jun/13/2013
The Society?s scholarship program will help awarded members to continue their education, pursue their dreams, and find innovative ways to support their communities.
Career and Leadership Development: A Paradigm Shift for College Career Centers
Posted on: Jun/01/2013
As state budgets for higher education are dwindling, it has been challenging to provide the depth of service that community college students need for career planning and employment. This hardly seems like the ideal time to increase the scope of services; nonetheless, this is what we accomplished at Capital Community College, even in the face of diminished funding. - See more at: http://associationdatabase.com/aws/NCDA/pt/sd/news_article/74025/_PARENT/layout_details_cc/true#sthash.dBR8PcQA.dpuf
Azusa Pacific University Inducts Largest Class Ever Into National Society of Leadership and Success
Posted on: May/08/2013
The National Society of Leadership and Success is very pleased to announce that Azusa Pacific University recently inducted 487 students into their Society Chapter, making them the largest induction class ever to be processed.
NJCU Leadership Society Welcomes Over 90 Inductees, Donates Almost $3,000 to Nonprofit WomenRising
Posted on: Jan/14/2013
Inductees to the New Jersey City University National Society of Leadership and Success raised almost $3,000 for local nonprofit WomenRising last month.
With #Swabbin4Robin, 'Foot Soldier' plays bone-marrow matchmaker
Posted on: Nov/24/2012
Melissa profiled Southeastern Louisiana University junior Whitney Christy as her Foot Soldier today. Rather than telling you why, I think I'll let her tell you. Below, my interview with her.
Food drive at Lehigh to benefit local food bank
Posted on: Oct/25/2012
The National Society of Leadership and Success is teaming up with the Bethlehem Women's Club and hosting a food drive that will take place across campus to benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank of the Lehigh Valley.
Alton Brown to speak to students through live broadcast
Posted on: Sep/30/2011
Food Network television personality and award winning author Alton Brown will be the first live speaker broadcast this semester for a group of student leaders at Enterprise State Community College.
Nigel Barker, "America's Next Top Model" Judge, Comes to New London
Posted on: Oct/21/2010
Ladies, grab your strappy sandals and something sexy. The stunning and delicious "America's Next Top Model" judge Nigel Barker will be in New London tonight to talk about "Revealing a More Beautiful You."
A measure of a life is its service
Posted on: May/28/2009
William Danforth once said that we should "aspire nobly, adventure daringly, and serve humbly." To many, living life means giving it your all and finding out what we are meant to do to better the world. The degree in forensic chemistry that I am pursuing is valuable, perhaps more than I had ever imagined and I'll be the first to admit it hasn't been easy. I have had ups and downs, but when I walk across that stage at graduation in a few semesters, I know that all the hard work and dedication will have been worth it.