B-CU's National Society For Leadership and Success Represented at Regional Leadership Retreat

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B-CU's Sigma Alpha Pi chapter of the National Society for Leadership and Success was represented at the fall Regional Leadership Retreat, September 15 and 16, in Atlanta. Advisors and student leaders from the region explored leadership skills.

"Our student leaders represented us well," said Dr. Paula McKenzie, faculty advisor for the organization and associate professor of communication in the Department of Speech Communication, Theatre, and Visual Arts. Students attending the retreat included: Mark Gillespie, Jr., president of the chapter, and Stydmon Scott, among others.

The mission of the organization is to "Build Leaders Who Make a Better World." It offers life-changing lectures and serves as a powerful force of good in the greater community by encouraging and organizing action to better the world. Society founder Gary Tuerack says, "We are dream supporters - we build leaders, support people in achieving their dreams, and better the world in the process."

National Society for Leadership and Success is a Leadership Honor Society with more than 300 college chapters, with the mission to build leaders who make a better world.


Founded in 1904 by Mary McLeod Bethune, Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) today sustains her legacy of faith, scholarship and service through its relationship with the United Methodist Church and its commitment to academic excellence and civic engagement. B-CU offers baccalaureate degrees in 37 majors through six academic schools – Arts & Humanities; Business; Education; Nursing; Science, Engineering and Mathematics; and Social Sciences – and maintains intercollegiate athletic programs and instrumental and choral groups that have achieved national recognition. Located in Daytona Beach, B-CU is one of three private historically black colleges in the state of Florida. The institution boasts a diverse and international faculty and student body of more than 3,400.

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