The National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) is the largest leadership honor society in the United States. Our NSLS chapter at SUNY Cortland was started in 2015 and is part of the national organization with 700+ chapters and over 1.8 million members.
Students are selected based on academic achievement and leadership potential. As of 2023, we have 3,542 members who have access to:
The NSLS leadership program teaches the interpersonal skills that employers seek to give you an edge in the job market. Hear directly from current members as they share how their experience has changed their life.
If you become a member, some of the other benefits are:
Visit the NSLS website to learn more about and accept your nomination.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Some of the common questions we receive are listed below. If you have any other questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit nsls.org to chat with a National Office team member.
What do I have to do to become inducted?
Our four-step program takes approximately 10 hours over the course of the semester at your pace.
The four steps to induction include:
Is this recognized on campus?
Yes, we are a recognized leadership development organization on campus.
When are NSLS events?
National Society for Leadership & Success – Fall 2023
|Orientation||Sept. 12 & 13||7 p.m.||Sperry, Room 105|
|Leadership Training Day||Sept. 26 & 27||7 p.m.||Sperry, Room 105|
|Speaker Broadcast #1||Oct. 10 & 11||7 p.m.||Sperry, Room 105|
|Speaker Broadcast #2||Oct. 24 & 25||7 p.m.||Sperry, Room 105|
|Speaker Broadcast #3||Nov. 14 & 15||7 p.m.||Sperry, Room 105|
In addition to the leadership development activities that come with the induction process, students will have access to more than $100,000 in scholarship and award money, earn a certificate to signify their leadership training and discover the ability to connect with thousands of other inducted members.