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.
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.”