Thursday, March 29, 2012

Faculty Lecture by David Carney

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The Humanities, Language Arts, and Culture department presents a faculty lecture by David Carney. 

"The Paintings of the Propaleia at Athens: A New Analysis"

When: Friday, March 30 from 11 -11:50 am.
Where: Technology Building, Room 303

Free and open to the public. 

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

SLCC Softball: Swing For Life

Number 4 ranked SLCC Softball team is hosting their annual Swing for Life game this Saturday against Western Nevada College.

Come support the Bruins and help them fight Breast Cancer!

Double header starts at 12 pm, March 31 at Bruin Field.

All proceeds will go towards The Cause Against Breast Cancer.

SLCC Job Fair

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SLCC Steps to Success Job Fair

Wednesday, April 11 from 8:30 - 2:00 pm

Student Event Center - Taylorsville Redwood Campus

Who should attend? Any student looking for employment, and any graduating student seeking career employment.

Presented by: Student Employment and Cooperative Education Services

Don't forget to check out a Job Readiness Workshop too, a list of the scheduled workshops available here.

For more information visit:

Monday, March 26, 2012

SLCC Adobe Day

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SLCC School of Arts, Communication & New Media and Adobe Systems are pleased to invite you to participate in a very special, free event.


April 27, 9:30 am - 4 pm

SLCC Miller Campus

Seating is limited, please register at:  

SLCC Presents: Rabbit Hole

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Division of Communications and Performing Arts Presents: Rabbit Hole

Pulitzer Prize for Drama and five Tony nominations.
By David Lindsay-Abaire

SLCC Black Box Theatre
South City Campus

April 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21
7:30 pm

For reservations please call: (801) 957-3322

SLCC Students FREE with valid One Card
General public: $10
Faculty and Staff: $5


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If it is broke... we FIXIT!

Heating, plumbing, grounds, custodial, electrical, carpentry. 

(801) 957-3911 (after hours emergencies only: (801) 898-4910)

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Irish Dancers Dance at the Grand Theatre

Alan Scarniff and Kieran Hardiman, professional Irish stepdancers, opened a studio in West Valley City to teach more the art of Irish Dancing.

Today, their students are seen dancing in the Grand Theatre, on the set of The Crucible, running through March 24th.

You can read the full story on these former "Riverdance" stars, and watch them dance on the Grand stage at

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

SLCC Humanities Fair

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Delve into Languages, Philosophy, Religion, Art History, and Culture at the Humanities Fair!

When: Tuesday, March 27 -- 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Where: Student Events Center (Taylorsville Redwood Campus)

Free food, entertainment, and prizes!

Open to the public.

More information at:

Student Access & Success Council Newsletter 2012

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To view a larger version of the Student Access & Student Success Council Newsletter, please click here.

Friday, March 16, 2012

Congrats SLCC Aviation Maintenance

The SLCC Aviation Maintenance program team members recently competed for the first time in the Aircraft Maintenance Professionals AMT Society’s Fifth Annual Aircraft Maintenance Competition held in Las Vegas, Nevada. They came away with a fourth place finish from among 16 schools. Our team also placed first in the Goodyear Tire Inspection event—from among all competitors, including industry representatives.

Congratulations SLCC Aircraft Maintenance team members-- Well done! 

Thursday, March 15, 2012

ACE Fitness Exam

ACE Fitness Exam
Friday, March 23, 5-9 pm
Saturday, March 24, 8-5 pm

Cost: $100

Location: Alta Canyon Sports Center

For more information please visit:
To register call: 801.957.5200

SLCC Free Math Lab

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SLCC Free Math Lab!

Provides: One-on-one and small group tutoring to enrolled SLCC students, computer programs and lab, book exchange, solution manuals, calculators, and videotapes of some math courses. 

Open Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Fridays from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

For more information: 801.957.4839

Women's Storytelling Event

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The SLCC Sociology Department presents:

Women's Storytelling Event: Women During the Recession

Three women tell their own stories of how they are coping with the Great Recession.

March 28
Noon - 2 pm
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Student Event Center, Rm 221

For more information contact: Deidre Tyler at

Big Bang Theory Star Visits SLCC

The Fine Arts and Lectures Board from Student Life and Leadership presents:

Kunal Nayyar
The actor on the hit TV show Big Bang Theory!

When: April 2 at 7pm
Where: Taylorsville Redwood Campus, Lifetime Activities Center

How to get tickets:

One Card holders can receive 4 free tickets for the lecture. They can be picked up at any Info Desk at the Taylorsville Redwood, Jordan, or South campus.

Tickets for the public can be purchased for $12 at the Grand Theatre (in person or online)

The event is open to SLCC students, staff, faculty, and the community.

More information available here.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Second Annual Speech Contest

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NASPA Pacific Islander Conference

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Fulbright Visiting Scholar Presentation

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Proposals Due: SLCC 2012 Student Conference on Writing and Social Justice

Submit your proposal for the SLCC 2012 Student Conference on Writing and Social Justice .

Proposals will be considered for: academic and creative works (researched papers, short films, poster presentations, poetry readings, etc.), exploring how writing is used to promote change, and engage actively with the community. Presentations will be limited to 15 minutes.

Proposals may address the following or related topics :
• What is meant by civility? And what role does civility play in social justice?
• What role does writing play in doing democracy?
• What issues are important to the communities of which you are a part?
• What conversations surrounding these issues would you like to participate in?
• What roles does writing play in civic discourse?
• How does the tenor of public discourse work for/against social justice?
• What are the factors behind the lack of civility in current public discourse?
• What role does the media play in civility and discourse?
• How does literature function as a form of social justice?
• How can writing work against conflict and promote peaceful resolution?

2012 Conference on Writing and Social Justice will take place on
Monday April 9, 2012 at the South City Campus.

Author Eliza Griswold will provide the Conference's Keynote Address.

For more information, check out the Student Conference on Writing & Social Justice website at:

Proposal Deadline: Friday, March 9, 2012.

Submit proposals to or complete the online submission form at:

Region 18 Basketball Tournament Brackets, Follow Along!

Follow along with the Region 18 Basketball Tournament, starting tomorrow March 8-10. 

Fill out a bracket, come watch the action, and cheer on your Bruins! 

SLCC Women vs. College of Southern Idaho(CSI)
Thursday, March 8, 5:30 pm

SLCC Men vs. North Idaho College (NIC)
Friday, March 9, 2:00 pm

Click to enlarge. Men's Region 18 Bracket.

Click to enlarge. Women's Region 18 Bracket. 

Click on the following links to print tournament brackets (men's & women's), and download a tournament packet.

iVOTE: SLCC Student Body Elections March 7-8

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Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Google: Utah Small Business Development Center

Get Online Utah: Free Event for Utah Businesses

The Utah Small Business Development Center (UT SBDC) at Salt Lake Community College, in partnership with Google, is hosting a free event on March 8, 2012 to help Utah businesses get online.

“Utah Get Your Business Online” will provide the resources the State’s businesses need to create an online presence. Participants registered for the event will learn how to create a website and learn how to grow business online using methods such as search engine optimization (SEO), web analytics and more.   Web professionals in attendance will provide one-on-one instruction and give businesses the tools and resources to succeed.

The event will be on the College’s Miller Campus, located at 9750 South 300 West in Sandy.   Space is limited.  To register in advance for this free event or learn more, visit: or call 801-957-5200.

About the UT SBDC: the UT SBDC provides consulting, training and other resources to emerging and existing small business owners in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED), the Lead UT SBDC Center at Salt Lake Community College, and other colleges and universities in the state.   To learn more about the UT SBDC program, please visit

The Grand Theatre Presents: The Crucible

The Crucible By Arthur Miller
March 7-24 | 7:30pm
Tony Award winner for best play (1953), this American classic is a dramatization of the Salem witch trials that took place in the Province of Massachusetts Bay during 1692 & 1693. In the small Massachusetts village of Salem, a collection of girls fell ill, falling victim to hallucinations & seizures. 

Meet the Cast

Betty Parris - Robin Young
Reverend Samuel Parris - Jonathan Scott McBride
Tituba - Toni Byrd
Abigail WIlliams - Sahara Hayes
Susanna Walcott - Caitlin Lanzel
Ann Putnam/Sarah Good - Darla Davis
Thomas Putnam - Stephen Williams
Mercy Lewis - Talia Heiss
Mary Warren - Sheridan Underwood
John Proctor - David Hanson
Rebecca Nurse - Barb Smith
Giles Corey - Richard Scharine
Reverend John Hale - Tyson Baker
Elizabeth Proctor - Cassandra Stokes-Wylie
Francis Nurse - Ron Frederickson
Ezekiel Cheever - Connor Montgomery
John Willard - John Rowland
Judge Hathorne - Matthew Ivan Bennett
Judge Danforth - Max Robinson

To purchase tickets click here.

For more information click here

Reminder: David Oshinsky Lectures March 7

There are two opportunities to hear David Oshinsky on March 7

First lecture:
Oak Room, Student Center, Taylorsville Redwood Campus
To discuss his book "A Conspiracy So Immense: The World of Joe McCarthy" and how it relates to the Grand Theatre production of "The Crucible."

Second lecture:
6 pm
Grand Theatre
A question and answer session moderated by two distinguished SLCC Faculty members. The discussion will focus on Dr. Oshinsky's knowledge of the McCarthy era and how it influenced Arthur Miller and other artists of the time.

David Oshinsky holds the Jack S. Blanton Chair in History at The University of Texas at Austin and is a Distinguished Scholar in Residence at New York University. He graduated from Cornell in 1965 and obtained his PhD from Brandeis University in 1971. His books include “A Conspiracy So Immense: The World of Joe McCarthy,” which won the Hardeman Prize for the best book about the U.S. Congress and was a New York Times “notable book of the year;” “Worse Than Slavery,” which won the Robert Kennedy Book Award for its “distinguished contribution to human rights” and was also a New York Times “notable book of the year;” and “Polio: An American Story,” which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for History in 2006. His reviews and essays appear regularly in the New York Times and other national publications. In 2009, PBS aired the documentary, “The Polio Crusade,” based on “Polio: An American Story.”

Honors and Awards:
Pulitzer Prize in History, 2006, for “Polio: An American Story.”
Hoover Presidential Book Award, 2006, for “Polio An American Story.”
Academy of Distinguished Teachers, University of Texas, 2008.
Distinguished Lecturer, Organization of American Historians, 2007.
Dean’s Medal, Distinguished Contribution to Public Health, Bloomberg (Johns
Hopkins) School of Public Health, 2009.
Main Commencement Speaker, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2009.
Main Commencement Speaker, University of Texas, 2007.

Topic of Lecture:
Acclaimed historian David Oshinsky chronicled the life of Senator Joe McCarthy in “A Conspiracy So Immense”. The book has been called both "nuanced" and "masterful” as it reveals the internal and external forces that launched McCarthy on this political career, carried him to national prominence, and finally triggered his decline and fall. Mr. Oshinsky will bring this unique insight to the college to speak about the era of McCarthyism and how it affected such literary works as “The Crucible”.

Click here for more information about the SLCC Arts and Culture Events.

Click here for information about The Grand Theatre's performance of "The Crucible."

Friday, March 2, 2012

Staff & Faculty Massage Week

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A Conversation with Dr. James C. Oliverio

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Online Tutoring Extended Hours!

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Retail Store Operations Courses

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Culture and Academia : A Fublright Perspective

Date and Time:  March 12th, 1:00 p.m. To 2:30 p.m.
Title: Culture and academia : A Fublright PerspectiveSponsored by:  SLCC International Steering Committee
Light refreshments will be served

Dr. Wang:

Dr. Bohua Wang currently teaches at the Chinese Capital Medical University in Beijing.  A graduate of Beijing University of Chinese Medicine and the China Academy of Medical Science, his research focuses on the classic theory of acupuncture.Since his arrival on January 4, 2012, Dr. Wang has been busy with several speaking engagements, as well as providing guest lecturing in many of the SLCC School of Health Sciences programs. On professional development day, January 6, 2012, Dr. Wang, along with Dean Haeger and Dean Gunn, presented on the Fulbright Scholar Program, and on January 25, he gave a college-wide presentation on the Chinese culture, including music, art, food and the Chinese New Year. Dr. Wang has already provided lectures to nursing students enrolled in a pharmacology course, he has spoken about pain management to dental hygiene and occupational therapy assistant students, and he has shared with physical therapist assistant students about the differences between western medicine and Chinese traditional medicine.

Dr. Surnam:

Dr. Baboo Surnam is a Senior Fulbright Scholar in the Mechanical Engineering Department at Texas A & M University (TAMU). He has been a lecturer in mechanical engineering at University of Mauritius since 2007.  His Ph.D. research was in the field of atmospheric corrosion. He has been involved in corrosion-related issues in the manufacturing sector in Mauritius. Dr. Surnam will be coming to Salt Lake City to present on the topic of corrosion at a national conference (March 11-15), and he will also provide a lecture to SLCC engineering students on March 9th.

Majors to Careers Fair

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Thursday, March 1, 2012

2012 Commencement Speaker: Abby Wambach

Salt Lake Community College announces Abby Wambach as its 2012 Commencement speaker. The 2012 Salt Lake Community College Commencement Ceremony will take place on Thursday, May 3 at 4:30 p.m. at the Maverik Center, located at 3200 South Decker Lake Drive in West Valley City, Utah.

Abby Wambach was a collegiate All-American as a player at the University of Florida who first joined the United States’ Women’s National Team in 2001. She has won an Olympic Games gold medal and led the U.S. team to the World Cup finals. Wambach has been recognized as the U.S. Soccer Female Athlete of the Year and FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year—and currently ranks second in lifetime international competition goals scored behind only her former teammate Mia Hamm.

In 2001, she made her WNT debut at that year’s Nike U.S. Women’s Cup. The next year, she was the second player taken in the WUSA draft by the Washington Freedom. In 2003, Abby started all five Women’s World Cup matches and helped the U.S. to a third place finish. After the World Cup, Abby was named U.S. Soccer’s Female Athlete of the Year for 2003. She scored four goals and had one assist on the gold medal-winning U.S. team at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece. She received the 2004 U.S. Soccer Female Athlete of the Year for the second year in a row and finished fourth in the voting for the 2004 FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year.

In addition to her celebrated international career, Wambach has been instrumental in establishing a women’s professional soccer league in the U.S. She was drafted second in the Women's United Soccer Association’s (WUSA) 2002 draft. The WUSA was the first ever women's soccer league to provide a professional salary to all of its players. Wambach was named MVP of the championship match after leading the Washington Freedom to the league title. She also became a player/manager for the Women’s Professional Soccer league team the magicJack.

Wambach comes from a big, athletic family. The youngest of seven children, she has four brothers and two sisters.  Her parents came to all but four of her college games. She also has an English bulldog named Kingston who can ride a skateboard.

For more information about 2012 Commencement, visit:

Vincent Who?

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Taste of Asia

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