LSC-University Park inducts 59 students into prestigious national leadership honor society

Beaming with pride, NSLS inductees stand alongside LSC-University Park President Virginia M. Fraire, Ph.D. (middle, center) during the induction ceremony. They celebrate their commitment to leadership and personal development.
Beaming with pride, NSLS inductees stand alongside LSC-University Park President Virginia M. Fraire, Ph.D. (middle, center) during the induction ceremony. They celebrate their commitment to leadership and personal development.

Lone Star College-University Park (LSC-University Park) proudly welcomed its second cohort of students into the esteemed National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) during a special induction ceremony. With a commitment to personal and professional development, the NSLS has over 700 chapters nationwide and boasts a membership exceeding 1.4 million students.

The evening's event at LSC-University Park celebrated the accomplishments of 59 outstanding students who achieved induction into the NSLS. This student-run organization recognizes and fosters leadership qualities among its members, guiding them toward future success.

LSC-University Park President Virginia M. Fraire, Ph. D., gave the congratulatory address at the event, encouraging students to set ambitious goals for the future.

"As we celebrate the induction of these exceptional students, we also celebrate their commitment to leadership and personal development," said Fraire. "Their journey within the NSLS is a testament to their ambition and belief in themselves. We are thrilled about the positive impact they will undoubtedly bring to our campus and the broader community.”

During the ceremony, NSLS members had the opportunity to honor and recognize staff and faculty who had made a significant impact during the semester. The faculty members recognized were Chelsea Bibbs, Ph.D., English professor, and Jermaine Johnson, Ph.D., Criminal Justice professor. Staff members recognized included Dominique Brown, Student Life manager, Erika Taylor, manager of Campus Service Centers and Regina Oliver, Student Success Institute coordinator.

Karina Limon, LSC-University Park's NSLS Chapter President, stated, "Our induction ceremony is a testament to our members' dedication and hard work. Leadership isn't just about achieving personal success; it's about inspiring and serving others. We are committed to creating informed and empowered leaders who will positively impact their communities."

Dean of Student Success & Engagement Catherine Dumond provided the event’s closing remarks.

For more information about the LSC-University Park Chapter of NSLS, visit LoneStar.edu/UP-NSLS. To inquire about enrolling in upcoming semesters at LSC-University Park, please visit LoneStar.edu/StartUP, call 281-290-2600, or email UPAdvising@LoneStar.edu.

Established in 2012, Lone Star College-University Park has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing and most innovative higher education institutions in the country. The college, led by President Virginia M. Fraire, Ph.D., is devoted to impacting the community's prosperity and upward mobility through student success. LSC-University Park's expert and compassionate faculty and staff provide students with holistic and immersive education and training in disciplines and industries that meet current and future workforce needs. 

 Located on the grounds of the former Compaq Computer Corporation and Hewlett Packard's world headquarters, LSC-University Park's facilities include the Center for Science & Innovation, the Energy & Manufacturing Institute, Learning Innovation Labs and the Geology Rock Wall. It is also home to the University of Houston-NW Downtown, Lone Star Corporate College, iSchool and YMCA Children's Academy. 

Lone Star College enrolls over 80,000 students each semester providing high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Mario K. Castillo, J.D., serves as Chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area. LSC has been named a 2023 Great Colleges to Work For® institution by the Chronicle of Higher Education and recognized by Fortune Magazine and Great Place To Work® as one of this year’s Best Workplaces in Texas™. LSC consists of eight colleges, seven centers, eight Workforce Centers of Excellence and Lone Star Corporate College. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.

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