Office of Student Life National Society of Leadership & Success

The 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 nsls@owls.southernct.edu.

The Society is an organization that helps people discover and achieve their goals. The Society offers life-changing lectures from the Nation’s 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 Nation’s 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:
-Seniors with above a 3.0
-Active Student Leaders
-You have attended the Student Leadership Retreat

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 Fall 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 inductions will be held in December and April. 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, October 24th 1:00 pm to 5:00pm in the Adanti Student Center, Theatre. If you're unable to attend this Orientation session, please email nsls@owls.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 October 24th from 1-5pm 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 Monday, November 3rd beginning at 6:00pm 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

October 7, 2014: Stephen Bardo (Point Guard Vision)

After a successful college basketball career, Stephen Bardo went on to a decade long career in professional basketball. Now, in addition to being a successful broadcaster, he tours the country speaking about leadership, never giving up on dreams, and how to set and reach goals.

October 21, 2014: David Garibaldi (Rhythm and Hue)

The culture of graffiti served as an early inspiration for David Garibaldi, who as a teen, found himself often in trouble. After a wakeup call, David realized that his passion for art and music could be an inspirational experience, that if you dedicate yourself to living with passion and purpose, you can succeed and better the world in the process. Today, he tours the world sharing his story of how his passion for art and performing led to a career enabling his million dollar donations to charity

November 4, 2014:Nicholas Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn (A Path Appears)

Husband and wife, Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, have authored books that inspire readers around the world to take action. They will be speaking about how we can follow the lead of and support those who are making a difference in unexpected ways and places.

Spring 2015 Rebroadcasts: We will offer an additional three rebroadcasts a semester. This semester, we will offer the following opportunities.

February 10th, 7pm, ASC Theatre- Speaker Dan Harris

February 24th, 7pm, ASC Theatre- Speaker Debbi Fields

March 17th, 7pm, TBA- Speaker Arianna Huffington

Broadcast Marathon- TBA