WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Berkeley College recentyl celebrated the induction of its third cohort of students into the New York and New Jersey chapters of the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) during a ceremony held at the Brownstone in Paterson.
According to the organization, the NSLS is the nation’s largest leadership honor society. Students are selected by their colleges for membership based on either academic standing or leadership potential. Candidacy is a nationally recognized achievement of honorable distinction. The organization hosts live-streamed speaker events, allowing members to hear from and interact with national leaders, celebrities and best-selling authors such as Arianna Huffington, Carly Fiorina and Rudy Giuliani.
During the ceremony, 91 students were inducted into the Berkeley College New Jersey chapter, and 120 students were welcomed into the Berkeley College New York chapter. Four previously inducted members from each chapter were also recognized for receiving National Engaged Leadership Awards from the NSLS.
The evening also recognized three members of the Berkeley College community who have made significant contributions to the academic success of Berkeley College students. Byron K. Hargrove, PhD, director, Berkeley College Honors Program, received the Excellence in Teaching Award. Annette Long, vice president, Central Support Services, Berkeley College, received the Excellence in Service to Students Award. Rachel Jaffee, assistant general counsel and assistant vice president, Compliance, Berkeley College, received honorary membership in the society.