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President's Leadership Society

First Row: (left to right) Sean Pelkey, Cherliesa Boyd, Bailey Mathes, Howard Barnett, Bessy Valera, Saqib Raza. Second Row:  (left to right)  Anna Grose, Brynna Burnett, Brittany Grounds, Harley Thomas, Jacob Ramsey, Sarah Turnbow, Christa Montgomery, Ben Abshire. Third Row: (left to right)  Matthew Moran, Cory Sales, Hannah Merrill, Meagan Schoch, Rachel Millea, Cathy Cisneros, Taylor Finley, Candace Lamkin, Sheryll Howell, Zachary McCaslin. Fourth Row: (left to right) Zach Shreffler, Ryan Cherry, Amairani Perez, Lisa Leonenko, Micalin Lawson, Rachel Yu, Ian Howard, LaDonna Diaz, Jordan Morris, Rebecca Pearce, Lindsey Dennison. Fifth Row:  (left to right) Jason Chambliss, Rannek Murray, Derek Altman, Joshua Gallagher, Michael Rivera. Amanda Thompson is not pictured.

The President’s Leadership Society (PLS) is an elite leadership group of high-caliber students who receive recognition, opportunities and mentoring during their time at OSU-Tulsa. Membership is free and is by invitation only. Invitees will be receive a letter in the mail notifying them of their eligibility.

As benefits of membership, PLS students:

  • Receive special assistance with career and leadership development
  • Are introduced to prominent OSU alumni
  • Are provided with opportunities to network with Tulsa leaders
  • Attend seminars on business etiquette, resume building, interviewing

PLS students will also receive a polo shirt identifying them as a unique group of individuals on the OSU-Tulsa campus.

Membership criteria:

PLS students must:

  • Take a minimum of six credit hours of coursework on the OSU-Tulsa campus
  • Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher at OSU
  • Demonstrate good conduct
  • Commit to attending PLS meetings (Meeting schedule is distributed to all invitees.)

For More Information

For more information about the President's Leadership Society, email advisor Dr. Raj Basu at

Meeting dates and topics

Dates and topics subject to change.

  • Aug. 24, 2018 - Orientation
  • Sept. 21, 2018 - Being Your Own Boss
  • Nov. 16, 2018 - Arts in the Community
  • Jan. 18, 2019 - Networking
  • Feb. 15, 2019 - Career Development
  • April 20, 2019 - What's Happening Downtown