NSCS Chapter Achieves Gold STAR Status

Truman’s chapter of The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) was awarded gold STAR status at the NSCS Leadership Summit.

The chapter’s officers accepted the award on behalf of the chapter adviser and members. The chapter will also receive a $250 Chapter Scholarship and letter to President Paino to commemorate this achievement.

To attain gold status, chapters are required to hold an induction ceremony for new members, create a student mentoring program, sponsor campus–wide events to support NSCS’ integrity initiative, create an on-campus membership recruitment campaign and engage a campus office in a chapter event.

NSCS chapters can attain one of four STAR status levels: bronze, silver, gold and platinum. Each level is determined by the quantity and quality of events the chapter held during the previous year.

For Thomas Locke, the NSCS national staff representative who works with Truman’s chapter officers, the award comes as no surprise.

“The members of Truman State University’s chapter are amazing,” Locke said. “They have gone above and beyond by creating innovative programs and expanding and improving existing programs and have provided an exceptional experience for their members. They have truly embraced the ideals of NSCS.”

The National Society of Collegiate Scholars is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies and is the nation’s only interdisciplinary honors organization to invite first- and second-year college students. Membership is by invitation only, based on grade point average and class standing. NSCS offers members exclusive access to scholarships, career resources, leadership and networking opportunities.
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