Office of Student Life National Society of Leadership & Success

The National Society of Leadership & Success 

(Sigma Alpha Pi)

If you have any questions about the society or would like more information on leadership positions within the society, please email Sal Rizza, Associate Director of Student Life, at rizzas1@southernct.edu

The Society is an organization that helps people discover and achieve their goals. The Society offers life-changing lectures from the nations leading presenters and a community where like-minded success oriented individuals come together and help one another succeed. The Society also serves as a powerful force of good in the greater community by encouraging and organizing action to better the world.

The Society is an organization that helps people discover and achieve their goals. The Society offers life-changing lectures from the nations leading presenters and a community where like-minded success oriented individuals come together and help one another succeed. The Society also serves as a powerful force of good in the greater community by encouraging and organizing action to better the world.
Our nominations have gone out, and if you have received a letter, it is because you are outstanding! You also fit one or more of the following criteria:
-Senior
-GPA requirement (2.5)
-You have attended the Student Leadership Retreats


There are additional criteria for being inducted into the Society:

- Participation in three (3) out of Six Leadership Lectures

- Attendance at an Orientation Session

- Attendance at a Leadership Training Day Program:

-Participation in three (3) Success Network Team meetings and posting your individual goals online:

You must post individually on the society website your own personal goals discussed in the meeting. You can do this by going to www.SocietyLeadership.org and signing in, going to the Member's Area and clicking on SNTs. You will then input answers to the questions and click submit.  During your meeting, your recorder will take minutes so that your SNT can keep track of your progress and hold you to the goals you are setting for each meeting. 

If the recorder is not present, you must designate someone to be the recorder to email the above information. We need this in order to track each SNT group. Please make sure to follow these instructions or you will not receive credit. The live lectures dates are as follows, there will also be more re-broadcast dates:

Information for Spring 2014 Participants
 We have an exciting year ahead with amazing speakers and new opportunities. As you all know, you are beginning your journey to induction! Our induction will be held on April 22nd at 7:30pm in the Lyman Center. In order to be eligible to be inducted into the society, you are required to complete several components of the society which include participation in Orientation and Leadership Training Day (approximately four hours), a minimum of three broadcasts (approximately 60 minutes each) and participate in three Success Network Team meetings (varies).  During the Orientation portion of Orientation and Leadership Training Day, we will discuss the requirements in detail. Orientation and Leadership Training Day Please mark your calendars to attend  Orientation and Leadership Training Day on Friday, January 17th 1:00 pm to 5:00pm in the Adanti Student Center, Theatre. If you're unable to attend this Orientation session, please email Sal Rizza, rizzas1@southernct.edu immediately so we can schedule you for a makeup session and make sure you stay on track with the rest of the incoming members.

Orientation and Leadership Training Day will be held on Friday, January 17th from 1pm- 5pm in the Adanti Student Center, Theatre.

For those unable to make the first opportunity, a second Orientation and Leadership Training Day will be held on Wednesday, January 29th beginning at 6:30pm in the Adanti Student Center Theatre.

Live Broadcasts: The broadcasts below are the live broadcasts we encourage you to attend. These lectures will be broadcasted live from different colleges and universities from around the country. You will have an opportunity to interact with the speaker. In addition to these live broadcasts, we will be replaying the broadcasts throughout the semester. See Rebroadcasts

02/11/2014, ASC Theatre, 7pm featuring Jim Cramer

"Jim Cramer's Getting Rich Carefully" Jim Cramer is the renowned host of CNBC's Mad Money w/Jim Cramer. He is also co-host of Squawk on The Street. Jim graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College, and earned his J.D. from Harvard Law School. He joined Goldman Sachs and worked in sales and trading. He left Goldman to start his own hedge fund, producing an annualized return of 24%. He retired his fund to embrace radio and television to help educate people on the financial markets. He is the founder of The Street, Inc., a multimedia financial news organization. Jim developed a charitable trust portfolio that has grown to several million dollars. The trust has distributed over $1.5 million to well-known charities. Mr. Cramer is the author of several bestselling books. His new book, Jim Cramer's Get Rich Carefully, will be published in January 2014. Highlights include: Giving college debt students a fighting chance Fuel your dreams by making money work for you Understand the value of the stock market Discover the difference between low risk investing and high risk investing.  

02/25/2014, ASC Theatre, 7pm featuring Blake Mycoskie

"The New Social Entrepreneurism" Blake Mycoskie is the Founder and Chief Shoe Giver of TOMS, and the person behind the idea of One for One™, which has turned into a global movement. Since it began in 2006, TOMS has given more than 10 million pairs of new shoes to children in need, and has helped save and restore sight to more than 150,000 people in need around the world. Blake's first book, Start Something That Matters, which offers his own amazing story of inspiration and the power of incorporating giving into business, became a New York Times bestseller. Blake's unique and successful approach to business has awarded him with numerous accolades, including being named on Fortune Magazine's "40 Under 40" list in 2011. Highlights include: Learn why TOMS' One for One™ model works Follow your own path and achieve success while making a difference in the world Incorporate giving into everything you do Discover how business and philanthropy can go hand in hand.

03/18/2014 (During Spring Break) ASC Theatre, 7pm featuring Carly Fiorina

"From Secretary to CEO" Carly Fiorina is one of the most recognized business leaders in the world. She started her business career as a secretary and went on to become the first woman to lead a Fortune 20 company, serving as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hewlett-Packard from 1999 to 2005. She was named Fortune's Most Powerful Woman in Business for six consecutive years. She earned her undergraduate degree from Stanford University, an MBA from the University of Maryland and a Masters of Science in Business from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Carly currently serves as Chairman of Good360, the world's largest product philanthropy organization.

Spring 2014 Rebroadcasts: We will offer an additional three rebroadcasts a semester. This semester, we will offer the following opportunities.

February 24th, 7pm, ASC Theatre- Speaker Jim Cramer

March 4th, 7pm, ASC Theatre- Speaker Blake Mycoskie

Broadcast Marathon- March 24th, 3pm- 7pm, ASC Theatre- Speakers TBD

March 25th, 7pm, ASC Theatre- Speaker Carly Fiorina