Upon completion of Blue Chip Leadership: First Year Experience, you can apply to the extended version of the Blue Chip Leadership Experience and complete Years 2-4 of the program.
Blue Chip Leadership Experience - Year 2, Year 3, Year 4
Year 2 - Learn:
You will select a theme and learn advanced leadership concepts to apply within that theme. You will also learn about creating positive change and engage in activities to help you apply leadership outside the classroom.
Year 3 - Practice:
You will be apply the leadership skills and knowledge you have developed while learning about issues related to creating positive change.
Leadership Internship Options Include:
Year 4 - Lead:
You will apply the skills and knowledge you learned in Blue Chip to a year long community service project. This portion of Blue Chip is designed to help you transition from college into life after th UA.
Year 4 Student Making a Difference
Chapman is a peer leader for Blue Chip, overseeing team leaders and first year Blue Chip students. She helps the others learn personal skills and develop their professional acumen. In addition, she works with first-year students to aid the transition from high school to college.
Chapman also volunteers at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona and Guide Dogs for the Blind as a puppy raiser. She works as an administrative assistant in the College of Engineering and as a sales associate at PetSmart.
She's all about making a difference.
"Blue Chip allowed me to learn about important leadership and professional skills and gives me the opportunity to practice them," Chapman says. "It’s not just about learning. It’s about effective application and preparing students by keeping them engaged in learning."
After graduation, she plans to pursue a master’s degree in public administration.
"I don’t want to be the best, I just want to be the best that I can be," she says.