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National Society of leadership and success inducts 70 members

May 15, 2015

The newly established Dakota State University Chapter of The National Society of Leadership and Success recently held its first induction ceremony for 70 DSU students. Inducted members completed a leadership program consisting of an orientation, a leadership training day, three speaker broadcasts, three success networking team meetings, and an induction ceremony where they received their Certificate of Leadership Training. This spring’s induction ceremony included a keynote address by Jon Waldman (DSU ’04, ’06), partner and senior information security consultant for Secure Banking Solutions, LLC.

The Society is one of the nation's largest leadership honor societies.  Students are invited to become members based on academic standing. Candidacy is a nationally recognized achievement of honorable distinction. Membership is for a lifetime and provides access to benefits including scholarships and awards, exclusive on-campus events, employer recruitment through an online job bank, discounts on computers, textbooks, grad school prep courses, insurance and more.

Currently, the Dakota State University Society Chapter has an additional 90 members who are working towards their induction and more students will be invited to join each semester.

“I’m very proud of our members. 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,” said Mandy Parpart, chapter advisor.

About The National Society of Leadership and Success

The National Society of Leadership and Success 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.  Today, the Society has chapters on more than 475 college and university campuses nationwide and serves more than 450,000 members. For more information, please visit www.societyleadership.org. Follow the Society on Twitter @theNSLS and Like on Facebook.