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Al Roker, John C. Maxwell, Jesse Eisenberg and John Leguizamo Headline The National Society of Leadership and Success Fall 2015 Broadcast Speaker Series

HOBOKEN, N.J., Oct. 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Society of Leadership and Success today announced a powerhouse lineup of speakers for its Fall 2015 Broadcast Speaker Series. Al Roker, multi-Emmy Award winning host of "The Today Show" and New York Times best-selling author, will kick off the series on October 6 at New Jersey City University's Margaret Williams Theater. The series aims to inspire young people toward achieving their goals through the lived experiences of the most successful leaders in the entertainment, business, philanthropy, and literary industries. All live events are free to attend and open to the public.

The complete fall speaker lineup includes:

Al Roker, entrepreneur, author and host of NBC's "The Today Show"
October 6, 2015 - Margaret Williams Theater at New Jersey City University
2039 Kennedy Blvd., Jersey City, NJ 07305

Al Roker will share stories of leadership from his newest book, "The Storm Of The Century," which offers a narrative history of the deadliest natural disaster in American history, and examines the inspiring true stories of heroism and resilience of those who lived through it.

John C. Maxwell, New York Times best-selling author, entrepreneur, and leadership expert
October 20, 2015 – Sandhu Conference Center at Chapman University
571 North Center Street, Orange, CA 92867

John C. Maxwell's talk will focus on how to achieve a life of purpose and significance through intentional living, which is the focus of his latest book.

Jesse Eisenberg, Academy Award and Golden Globe nominated actor, author, and playwright
November 4, 2015 – Margaret Williams Theater at New Jersey City University
2039 Kennedy Blvd., Jersey City, NJ 07305

Jesse Eisenberg, known for his leading roles in "The Social Network," "Zombieland," and "Now You See Me," will discuss the ups and downs of his journey in film and literature.

John Leguizamo, actor, producer, comedian, playwright, and screenwriter
November 10, 2015 - Margaret Williams Theater at New Jersey City University
2039 Kennedy Blvd., Jersey City, NJ 07305

John Leguizamo will discuss his rise to fame, the challenges that he overcame, and moving beyond self-doubt to find happiness.

All live events are free to attend and are open to the public. Each event will begin at 7:00 p.m. EST. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. EST.

All of the Society's 491 college and university campuses nationwide will be able to host a live stream of each speaker presentation and participate in a live conversation on Twitter and Facebook using the #theNSLS hashtag.

"During last year's broadcasts, #theNSLS was both the #1 trending hashtag worldwide and nationwide," said Michael Gewirtzman, executive broadcast producer for The National Society of Leadership and Success. "The social media chats are a great element of the Speaker Series programming that gives students an opportunity to engage virtually with our speakers to gain advice and insights on the specific leadership challenges they face."

Students from select campuses will also be able to submit recorded video questions that will air during each broadcast.

The National Society of Leadership and Success Broadcast Speaker Series was established in 2001. It provides the Society chapters with live-streamed keynote presentations and live engagement via Facebook and Twitter with leaders, celebrities, and best-selling authors six times per year.

The Series is a key feature of the leadership program. It is the hallmark of the Society and provides students with actionable steps in leadership that help them transcend challenges, achieve personal and professional goals, and transition successfully from college to career. Past speakers have included: The Huffington Post Founder Arianna Huffington, hip hop artist Common, anchorman Dan Harris, actress and humanitarian Hilary Duff, former ESPN Analyst Lou Holtz, "Mad Money" Host Jim Cramer, TOMS Founder Blake Mycoskie, and pediatric surgeon Dr. Bernie Siegel.

For more information about the Broadcast Speaker Series, visit https://www.societyleadership.org/events/speakers. To learn how to host a streaming presentation, please send an email to info@societyleadership.org.

About The National Society of Leadership and Success

The National Society of Leadership and Success is the nation's largest leadership honor society. It was founded in 2001 to build a community of like-minded, success-oriented leaders who come together to help one another succeed. The Society offers interactive broadcasts with the nation's best speakers, training in goal setting and team meetings in which students set and hold each other accountable for achieving goals. These benefits, which aim to help members personally and professionally, are offered for the rest of their lives. Today, the Society has chapters on 491 college and university campuses nationwide and serves more than 475,000 members. For more information, please visit www.societyleadership.org. Follow the Society on Twitter @theNSLS and Like on Facebook.

CONTACT: Arron Neal 213-568-3334 communications@societyleadership.org

Source:National Society of Leadership and Success(Sigma Alpha Pi)