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NSLS 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.

   Berkeley College Student Julie Hansen of Alesund, Norway, Finds Success
Posted on: Jan/04/2017
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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.”

Posted on: Dec/28/2016
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

Posted on: Dec/02/2016
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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
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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
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Society members Michelle Hanes, John Rafferty and Bryan Shell of the Society chapter at Jacksonville University (JU) named to Advantage Business Magazine's "Top 40 Business Students 2016.The annual article highlights the highest performing students of 2016, as the "Top 40" approach graduation from North Florida’s premier private business school, the Davis College of Business.
Michelle Hanes
Major: Accounting and Finance
"Hanes has put all of her time and devotion into school and to make sure she gets the best possible grades she can while learning as much as possible. She also stays as actively involved in JU clubs and groups as possible. She is the finance sector and alumni manager for the Dolphin Student Investment Fund."
John Rafferty
Major: Business Management
"Rafferty has excelled in class while working full-time and raising two young children. He is dedicated to helping others achieve success and believes in the importance of getting a degree. He strives to be a role model for those at work who think it is too late to go back to school."
Bryan Shell
Major: Finance and Business Management
"Shell strives to achieve a great academic record—he has made the President’s list the previous three consecutive semesters and Dean’s list previously—but he also appreciates and values the information learned through the process. He is extremely focused and driven to achieve his aspirations and to establish a great network. A recent professor provided a recommendation on his behalf, recognizing that Shell demonstrates unsurpassable motivation and work ethic and ranked in the top 1 percent of the class."
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