National Society of Leadership and Success


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National Society of Leadership and Success

NLS Slogan

The NSLS chapter at Rio Salado College was started in 2013. As of 2021, Rio’s chapter has over 1,000 members. Our local chapter is part of a larger national organization with 700+ chapters and over 1.4 million members.

Students are invited to join the NSLS at Rio Salado based on academic achievement, number of credits completed, and a desire to help students succeed and improve their leadership skills.

NSLS Inductees

Foundations of Leadership -- Participation Requirements

Foundations of Leadership is the initial level of the National Society of Leadership & Success. To become inducted members of the NSLS, students must participate in the following activities at this level:

  • Orientation
  • Leadership Training Day
  • Three Success Networking Team meetings (SNTs)
  • Three speaker broadcasts

These activities typically take approximately 10 hours total over the course of a semester.
In addition to the Foundations of Leadership, there are Advanced and Executive levels for further participation.

Membership Benefits

NSLS members have access to:

Other benefits include:

  • Learn from leaders during exclusive Speaker Broadcasts (former Presidents Barack Obama and George Bush—and many more).
  • Meet new friends and develop networking skills.
  • Visit with success coaches to overcome challenges and make your way to success.

Importantly, 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 lives.

Membership lasts a lifetime and inducted members can purchase graduation regalia. Everyone who puts in the effort has the opportunity to better their lives.

To learn more about the National Society of Leadership & Success, visit the NSLS website—or contact one of Rio Salado’s chapter advisors.

Contact us

NSLS Faculty Advisor
Julie Cober

Office of Student Life and Leadership
Phone: (480) 517-8050