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The National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) at Southeastern Oklahoma State University

The NSLS is the largest and only accredited leadership honor society in the United States. Our new, local chapter for graduate students, is part of this national organization with more than 700 chapters and over 1.5 million existing members.

Students are selected based on exemplary academic achievement and leadership potential and invited to join the organization. Our chapter members will have access to:

  • An application for over $400,000 in scholarships
  • An exclusive NSLS job board
  • A personalized letter of recommendation

Our leadership program teaches interpersonal skills that give you an advantage in a competitive job market. Hear directly from current members as they share how the NSLS has changed their lives. If you become a member, you can also:

  • Learn from top global leaders like former US Presidents, CEOs, celebrities, and more with exclusive Speaker Broadcasts.
  • Meet new friends and make lifelong connections through our online chapter.
  • Overcome challenges with success coaches, shortcutting your way to your goals.
  • Gain access to exclusive private networking events.

If you received a nomination, visit the NSLS website to learn more and accept your nomination.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Some common questions we receive are listed below. If you have any other questions, visit to chat with a team member or email them at

What do I have to do to become inducted?

The Steps to Induction take approximately 9-10 hours over the course of the semester and you can complete it at your own pace.

Is this recognized on campus?

We are a Registered Student Organization (RSO). Student members in our chapter will join more than 1.5 million members nationwide.


Southeastern Advisors

Chapter Advisor: Dr. Jeremy Blackwood, Dean of Graduate Studies

Co-Advisor: Dyanna Bowen, Graduate Studies Coordinator

Co-Advisor: Stacey Hunkapillar, Assistant Graduate Studies Coordinator

Co-Advisor: Jeremy Rowland, Assistant Graduate Studies Coordinator