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Frequently Asked Questions

How are members chosen and when?

Students are selected based on either their academic standing or their leadership potential. Students are invited twice per academic year — August/September and December/January.

A friend was invited, can I join too?

If you are interested in being invited for the next semester (fall or winter), please contact Dawn Vanniman (dawn.vanniman@mcc.edu or stop by in the Student Life Center).

How much is the membership to join The Society?

Society members pay a one-time registration fee of $85 when applying to join the organization. The fee includes all membership benefits, partner discounts and a lifetime membership. Membership does not expire or require renewal.

How do you become an inducted member?

  • Attend Orientation
  • Attend Leadership Training Day
  • Attend 3 Speaker Broadcasts
  • Attend 3 Success Networking Team Meetings

What is the typical time commitment that students must make?

The steps towards induction take approximately 12 hours over the course of a semester. While most members do finish their steps towards induction in a single semester, a member may take longer if needed.

What are the benefits of joining the Society?

  • Scholarships & Awards
  • Job Bank
  • Partner Discounts & Benefits
  • Speaker Broadcasts
  • Success Networking Team
  • Success Coaches
  • Broadcast Archive
  • Professional Communication Training
  • Social Events
  • Leadership Collection
  • Motivational Mondays
  • Monthly Newsletter
  • Member Shop
For more, please visit www.societyleadership.org/memberinfo/benefits

What are the additional benefits of inducted members?

  • Custom Recommendations
  • Graduation Regalia
  • Scholarships & Awards
  • Leadership Training Certification
  • Additional Leadership Opportunities
  • Presidential Members (3.3+ GPA)
  • Nationwide Network
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