Leadership Development

Lincoln College students are encouraged to develop their own philosophy on leadership within the context of their lives. There are a variety of ways students can develop and hone their leadership skills at Lincoln College, including a number of different programs, student leadership positions, and other leadership learning opportunities such as attending guest lecture, workshops, and  one-on-one/group leadership advising. Students who take advantage of these opportunities  will discover their leadership styles and how they can utilize these skills at Lincoln College and beyond.

Leadership & Service Living-Learning Community
  • Actively participate in floor leadership and service initiatives
  • Attend at least 2 leadership/service projects either campus-wide or in the community per semester
  • Enroll in the Student Leadership Strategies course (IDS 120) offered in spring semesters


Location: HS 1st floor North Wing




The National Society for Leadership and Success (NSLS) at Lincoln College

The NSLS is the largest leadership honor society in the United States. Our NSLS chapter at Lincoln College was started in 2018 and is part of the national organization with 700+ chapters and over 1.4 million members. Students are selected based on academic achievement and leadership potential. As of 2021, we have 260 members who have access to:



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 experiences has changed their life.


If you become a member, some of the other benefits are:

  • Learn from exceptional leaders like former President Barak Obama during exclusive Speaker Broadcasts.

  • Meet new friends and make lifelong connections (on-campus and virtually).

  • Overcome challenges with success coaches shortcutting your way to success.

  • Access to private networking events.

Visit the NSLS website to learn more about and accept your nomination.


Frequently Asked Questions:

Some of the common questions we receive are listed below. If you have any other questions, visit nsls.org to chat with a team member or email help@nsls.org.


What do I have to do to become inducted?

Our five-step program takes approximately 10 hours over the course of the semester at your pace.


Is this recognized on campus?

We are a Leadership Development Organization on campus. As of 2021, we had 260 members in our chapter and there are more than 1.4 million members nationwide.


Awards & Recognition

  • Distinguished Chapter Award (2021)

  • Advisor of the Year Award (2021)