Welcome Future or Current NSLS Leader!

We would like to welcome you on behalf of the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) on your eligibility to be a part of the Brookdale Community College chapter of NSLS. We are excited to offer real-world experiences that will help ensure you have the best opportunity to achieve your goals and success as a future leader.

To become an NSLS inducted member, you must complete the following steps before you graduate Brookdale: 

NOTE: The average amount of time it takes to reach induction is approximately 9 hours spread out over the course of a semester. While most members do finish their steps to induction in a single semester, you may take longer if needed (as long as you finish prior to graduating).  There is a membership fee of $95 to join the NSLS organization. 

Please review the use the FAQ sheet for more information or email nsls@my.brookdalecc.edu with any questions!

If you have accepted your invitation and would like to join us at our next orientation and leadership training day, please RSVP on the events page of the NSLS member portal.

Still have questions?

Join us at a general meeting or email nsls@my.brookdalecc.edu for zoom link


What is The National Society of Leadership and Success?

The NSLS is the nation’s largest leadership honor society. Students are selected by Brookdale Community College for membership based on academic standing and leadership potential. Candidacy is a nationally recognized achievement of honorable distinction. With 727 chapters, the NSLS currently has 1,328,282 members nationwide.

In addition to honorable distinction, the NSLS provides a step-by-step program for members to build their leadership skills. Click here for more information about those steps.  Upon completion of the program, members receive their leadership certificate and take their place among the top student leaders at Brookdale and across the country. Members are able to list their affiliation on all statements of personal accomplishment, including their resume.

Membership is for life and provides access to benefits including scholarships and awards, exclusive on-campus events, employer recruitment through an online job bank, and discounts on computers, textbooks, grad school prep courses, insurance and much more.

Who is invited to be a member of the Brookdale Chapter of NSLS?

As of 2017, Brookdale Community College students are invited to become a member of Brookdale’s Chapter of The National Society of Leadership & Success by meeting a 2.75 GPA; completion of a minimum of 6 credits and a maximum of 30 Brookdale Community College credits; and matriculated into a degree-seeking program.  Due to the nature of the NSLS’s programming, students must be at least 18 years of age and attending classes at one of Brookdale’s locations (Lincroft, Freehold, Hazlet, Neptune, Wall, Long Branch, Culinary Center).  Online only students – please contact us for additional information.

I received an invitation, now what?

If you have received an invitation to become a member of The National Society for Leadership & Success, congratulations! This is a great honor and we are excited to have you as a potential member!

If you have questions about the NSLS and your membership, please contact our chapter at nsls@my.brookdalecc.edu for more information. Our chapter has been recognized by the National Office and awarded the President’s Circle in the NSLS Pillar Program, which represents the best practices for chapters to successfully host the NSLS program. Read more about our chapter here.

Spring 2023 NSLS Speaker Series

The Art of Persuading, Debating, and Public Speaking Mehdi Hasan is an award-winning British-American journalist. He hosts The Mehdi Hasan Show on MSNBC and NBC’s streaming channel Peacock. He’ll join us to discuss debating, persuading, and public speaking.

A Conversation with Bozoma Saint John Bozoma Saint John is an influencer and American businesswoman who’s had a stellar career in marketing, most recently as Netflix’s Global Chief Marketing Officer. She began her career at Spike Lee’s advertising agency before becoming a senior marketing executive at Pepsi, Apple Music, Uber, and Endeavor.

A Conversation with Daymond John Daymond John is CEO and founder of FUBU, the $6 billion global lifestyle brand created to represent overlooked communities. He’s also an original member of ABC’s Shark Tank, helping entrepreneurs grow their businesses. In addition, he works with philanthropic organizations to educate and empower future generations.

Fall 2022 NSLS Speaker Series

Views and opinions expressed through content and speakers of the National Society of Leadership and Success are solely those of the individual and not those of Brookdale Community College.  Adult content may be discussed.

Career, Leadership & Transfer Pathways • MAC Building, Room 105 • 732-224-2792 • career@brookdalecc.edu