National Society of Leadership and Success

Leadership Institute

Build your leadership skills at PennWest Edinboro by becoming a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS), the nation’s largest leadership honor society. You will join more than one million members from 660 college chapters nationwide in an effort to build leaders who make a better world.

Why Join NSLS?

The NSLS helps people discover and achieve their goals. It offers life-changing lectures from the nation’s leading presenters and the opportunity to join a community where like-minded, success-oriented people come together to help one another succeed. The NSLS also serves as a powerful source of good in the community by encouraging and organizing actions to better the world.

Membership is for life and provides access to benefits including scholarships and awards, exclusive campus events, one-on-one success coaching, employer recruitment through an online job bank, and valuable discounts on many goods and services.

Upon completion of the program, members receive a leadership certificate and personalized letter of recommendation signed by the CEO. You are encouraged to list your affiliation on all statements of personal accomplishment, including your resume.

Who Is Eligible?

Students may come from any major and are selected for membership based on academic standing or leadership potential. You must have a 2.6 GPA in order to be invited to join, but any student who wishes to better himself or herself may request membership.

Before being inducted into the NSLS, you must:

  1. Attend orientation
  2. Attend one leadership training day
  3. Attend three speaker broadcasts
  4. Attend three success networking teams
  5. Attend induction ceremony
  6. Pay one-time-only membership dues (currently $85) that provide lifetime benefits

Special Interests of the PennWest Edinboro NSLS Chapter

The Edinboro chapter focuses on:

Our club mascot is a penguin named Winston.

Find Out More About the NSLS

Contact Us

Timothy Few, PhD
Associate Professor
108 Hendricks Hall

James Daniel Fisher, JD, PhD
Reeder Hall

Melissa Gibson, PhD
Professor, Graduate Program Head, Department Internship Coordinator
202 Compton Hall