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Save the date for PLS 17

Get ready for our biggest event of the year and the nation’s largest convening of student body presidents! Registration will open a month from today, along with our brand new website. To help you plan ahead for registration, we’ve included details below on dates, location, and pricing for 2017. Dates June 3-5, 2017 Location Downtown more »

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Reflection: White House Convening on Diversity and Inclusion

Mosopefoluwa Ladapo, Student Body President at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), attended the White House Convening on Diversity and Inclusion. Here, he shares his hopes for his student community on this topic. 

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Big 10 Student Governments Urge Congressional Mental Health Action

With the window closing for federal action this year, the Association of Big Ten Students launched a social media campaign Monday urging Congress to bring two mental health bills to vote. The hashtag #UnitedforMentalHealth has become the rallying cry for students to call upon legislators to back the Mental Health Reform Act and Mental Health more »

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How the state of student representation at Rutgers affects alcohol culture

In this guest blog post, Rutgers University Student Body President Justin Schulberg discusses the implications of a lack of student power within the Rutgers Board of Governors.  Nearly 40% of college-aged students binge drink every month. At Rutgers, our student government has made strides by implementing programs that promote safe drinking practices. But, we can’t make true more »

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Join us for Special Training Webinars!

This fall, we’re offering student leaders an exciting new way to hone their skills in order to advance their advocacy work. Join us for these special training webinars on digital organizing and using data in your advocacy work. Digital Organizing Webinar with Young Invincibles Digital Campaign Manager, Laura Adviento on November 17th at 7 pm EST more »

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Balancing identities as Student Body President at American University

In this guest blog post, American University Student Body President Devontae Torriente shares his sincere words on the challenges of serving in this high-profile leadership role. Being student body president at American University has been one of the most rewarding experiences I’ve had to date. I have been given access to areas of student life and administrative processes more »

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Presidential Profile: Nagela Nukuna, Georgia Tech

Excelling at the role of Student Body President takes a lot of sincerity and humble commitment. Nagela Nukuna of Georgia Institute of Technology bursts with that drive. “I want students to see student government as an organization that is on their side. We’re known typically as the organization that gives you money. I want people to more »

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Don’t leave money on the table!

In this guest blog post, Mercer University Student Body President Elizabeth McKay talks about her experience meeting with U.S. Secretary of Education John King. Seven students from all across the nation traveled to Washington D.C. on September 21st, 2016 to talk about the number one thing prohibiting students from accessing education: money. Conversations surrounding college more »

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NCLC Releases Guide on Campus Inclusion

Last year, activism at the University of Missouri reignited a national discussion about diversity and inclusion in higher education. This summer, National Campus Leadership Council convened Student Body Presidents on a national call to discuss how they can take steps to create a more inclusive community on their own campuses. At NCLC, we are committed more »

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