The National Society of Collegiate Scholars elevates and recognizes the top 20 percent of students through its more than 300 chapters. ASPR counsels NSCS on strategy, messaging, media outreach and its community college initiative.

NSCS has enjoyed a significantly higher level of awareness and visibility thanks to new connections made to Huffington Post and an innovative outreach effort during its Houston summit.

ASPR helped secure Daniel Hernandez, Jr., as a speaker; Hernandez was the intern who saved the life of Rep. Gabby Giffords in 2011. Hernandez led NSCS Scholars in a CPR training that attracted reporters interested to this moving story:

Overall, NSCS boosts U.S. efforts to increase the percentage of Americans with college degrees through its chapter activities and scholarships.