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Welcome Yavapai College Student! 

If you are open and eager to learn, strive for a positive, energetic attitude, and a desire to serve others, we'd like you to consider joining Students of Leadership.

As an member of SOL you'll participate in a 3-day presidental retreat, conferences, team building, and leadership activities.  You'll learn to develop your leadership skills and apply them into each facet of your personal and professional life.

Janice Soutee
Director of Student Engagement & Leadership
janice.soutee@yc.edu
(928) 776-2125

SOL Membership requirements and registration

Membership Requirements

  • Project a positive and energetic attitude about college and program involvement
  • Demonstrate an eagerness to learn and an openness to growth
  • Desire to serve others through leadership and civic responsibility
  • Demonstrate an appreciation of diversity and difference
  • Attend all mandatory activities
  • Maintain at least a 2.5 GPA
  • Write a 100-250 word essay from either of the following (2) topics.
    1. Your leadership qualities and related experiences (or)
    2. Your interest in the SOL program and what you hope to gain from it

      Save the file as a .pdf or .txt so you can upload it when applying.

SOL Membership Application

Applications for 2021-22 will open on February 15, 2020.

SOL develops you in vital life skills

  • Individual strengths
  • Team-building
  • Self-evaluation and reflection
  • Critical thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Service leadership and community engagement

SOL exposes students to a variety of education, experiences, mediums, and challenges students

  • Challenge Course
  • Collaborative team exercises
  • Self-Exploration and Skills Development Retreats
  • Service & Leadership Community Outreach
  • Student Development Course
  • Mentoring
  • Campus Engagement
  • Leadership Institutes
  • Leadership Conferences

SOL requires the student's commitment

  • Attendance of all mandatory activities
  • Project a positive and energetic attitude about college and program involvement
  • Demonstrate an eagerness to learn and an openness to growth
  • Desire to serve others through leadership and civic responsibility
  • Demonstrate an appreciation of diversity and difference
  • Maintain at least a 2.5 GPA

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