National Society of Leadership and Success Inducts New Members Into the U of M, Crookston Chapter in April

NSLS.jpgThe Crookston chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success held its second annual induction ceremony on Sunday, April 10, 2011, at 6:30 p.m. in the Bede Ballroom at the University of Minnesota, Crookston.  Seventeen members were inducted, along with three honorary members, and several members received a presidential membership for having a GPA of over 3.3.  

Along with inducting new members, the National Society of Leadership and Success announced its 2011-2012 Executive Board.  The elected Executive Board members for the coming year are President Michelle Boateng, a sophomore from Rosemount, Minn., majoring in biology; Vice- President/ Publicity Chair and IT Chair Anthony Taylor, a junior from Sheridan, Wyo., majoring in business management; Secretary Erin Fowle, a sophomore from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, majoring in early childhood education; Treasurer and Fundraising Chair Nana Boaten, a senior from Accura, GHA, majoring in marketing; SNT Coordinator James Schiltz, a freshman from North Lawrence, N.Y., majoring in agronomy; and Event Coordinator Abbey Wemimo, a sophomore from Albertville, Minn., majoring in business management. The Executive Board will be trained by the current President, Katie Bowar, a senior from Moorhead, Minn., double majoring in business management and marketing; and advisors Don Cavalier and Peter Phaiah.

The National Society of Leadership and Success 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.

There are currently chapters of the National Society of Leadership and Success at 243 colleges with a total of 130,442 members across the country.  The University of Minnesota, Crookston chapter is currently in its second year of membership.  To become a member, students must attend an orientation, three videoconference speakers, three consecutive Success Networking Team (SNT) meetings, and participate in a three-hour long Leadership Training Day.  For more information about the National Society of Leadership and Success, please visit www.societyleadership.org.
 

Today the University of Minnesota, Crookston delivers 29 bachelor's degree programs, 18 minors, and more than 40 concentrations, including several online degrees, in the areas of agriculture and natural resources; business; liberal arts and education; and math, science and technology.  With an enrollment of about 1,400 undergraduates from more than 25 countries and 40 states, the Crookston campus offers a supportive, close-knit atmosphere that leads to a prestigious University of Minnesota degree.  "Small Campus. Big Degree."  To learn more, visit www.umcrookston.edu.


In the photo, left to right:

Back Row: Don Cavalier, director of counseling and career services; Mark Huglen, associate professor in the Liberal Arts and Education Department, Alvin Tong, a senior from Singapore double majoring in business management and natural resources; Brian Dingmann, associate professor in the Math Science and Technology Department; Kenneth Johnson, instructor in the Business Department; Chancellor Charles H. Casey, and Peter Phaiah, associate vice chancellor for student affairs.

Middle Row: Kayla Bowar, a senior from Moorhead, Minn., double majoring in business management and marketing; Alysia Osowski, a senior from Grafton, N.D., majoring in agricultural business; Matthew Krueger, a junior from East Grand Forks, Minn., double majoring in agronomy and agricultural business; Michelle Boateng, a sophomore from Rosemount, Minn., majoring in biology; Katie Bowar, a senior from Moorhead, Minn., double majoring in business management and marketing; Nana Boaten, a senior from Accura, GHA, majoring in marketing; Abbey Wemimo, a sophomore from Albertville, Minn., majoring in business management; and Shozab Khan, a senior from Dubai, ARE, double majoring in manufacturing management and quality management.

Front Row: Erin Fowle, a sophomore from Winnepeg, Manitoba, Canada, majoring in early childhood education; Lhakpa Gurung, a senior from Mustang, Nepal, majoring in early childhood education; Alexandra Buscher, a senior from Merrifield, Minn., majoring in business management; James Schiltz, a freshman from North Lawrence, N.Y., majoring in agronomy; Anthony Taylor, a junior from Sheridan, Wyo., majoring in business management.

Not pictured: Christo Robberts, program manager in the Business Department.
 

Contact: Lisa Samuelson, director of student activities, 218-281-8507 (samue026@umn.edu), Elizabeth Tollefson, assistant director, communications, 218-281-8432 (ltollefs@umn.edu), Anna Wagner, communications assistant, University Relations, 218-281-8446 (wagne549

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