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Congrats, High School Seniors!

Utah State Superintendent of Public Instruction Larry K. Shumway congratulates the graduating Class of 2012 and offers his advice on the importance of completing a post-secondary degree or certificate program. These programs can be completed in one, two, four or more years of school at a community college, applied technology campus or at a university. Higher earnings and many rewarding career options are available for those who obtain a post-secondary degree or certificate. By: Utah Public Education The Official K-12 Public School Blog from the Utah State Board of Education and Utah State Office of Education

Bytes of Brilliance

Click to enlarge.  SLCC and L3 Communications presents: Bytes of Brilliance Technology Camp! Monday, July 16 - Thursday, July 19. SLCC Taylorsville Redwood Campus For girls: Ages 12-17 Participants will learn: Robotics, animation, gaming, and photoshop! For more information, or to register call: 801-957-5150

BoomStartup at SLCC

Nationally Recognized Startup Accelerator Kicks off 2012 Mentorship Program at Salt Lake Community College BoomStartup, a mentorship-driven investment program that helps entrepreneurs build a viable and successful business, has selected eight startup companies to participate in the class of 2012.   The companies selected will be moving into Salt Lake Community College’s Miller Business Innovation Center (MBIC) in Sandy on May 14 to kick-off the three-month curriculum. The 2012 cohort marks BoomStartup’s third class of participating companies—each of which receives $20,000 in seed capital and $80,000 of in-kind services including mentoring from expert business advisors, office space and resources at the MBIC, merchant processing services, attorney visits and more.   In total, BoomStartup will be investing between $800,000 and one million dollars in this year’s class to help entrepreneurs grow their small or medium sized business ventures.    Boom

Congrats, Neal Grover!

Congrats to Auto Collision Repair and Paint Instructor, Neal Grover, for winning a 2012 Best of State Medal for Education in the "College/University Teacher" category.  Click to enlarge. Neal Grover has been a recipient of many awards during his tenure at SLCC. Among his many awards and recognitions are the following: Distinguished SLCC Alumni Award 2007-2008 Mr. Grover has been with SLCC for over 50 years. He began at the Salt Lake Area Vocational School in 1958 as a student. Shortly after receiving a Certificate of Accomplishment in 1960, he began teaching in the automotive repair department for what was then called “Trade Tech”. He is now a nationally respected, award-winning auto collision repair technician and is a talented educator. Since 1974 Mr. Grover has headed up national medalists in the SkillsUSA organization.   The SLCC Alumni Association named Neal Grover Distinguished Alumni for the 2007-2008 school y

AACC: Graduating students take to the stage and podium

Check out this great article about commencement by the Community College Times , of the American Association of Community Colleges, featuring Salt Lake Community College! Click here to read more.

SL Comedy Festival at The Grand Theatre

More information can be found here  and here.

Fulbright Farewell Reception

A farewell reception for Dr. Wang, SLCC’s first Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence, was held on Wednesday, May 16. Dr. Wang spent a semester at the College, presenting on acupuncture to students at Utah institutions, meeting with Government leaders, including a recognition during the 2012 Utah Legislative Session, and exploring Utah.

Road to a National Championship

Follow along as the SLCC Bruins Softball team moves forward on its road to a National Championship! You can listen to a live webcast here. Follow a live stat tracker here  or here. Or check the SLCC Twitter account for updates.  The semi-finals are at 7:00 pm today, Friday, May 18. (You can review the tournament bracket here.)   Go, Bruins!  Bruins Baseball is also playing their way to a championship. You can catch a game at Cate Field, as they fight to win the Division 1 Western District Tournament.  You can also follow along online.  

CampusConnect New Student Orientation, Summer 2012

Future students, make sure you sign up for a CampusConnect New Student Orientation this summer: click to enlarge Monday, June 11 at Taylorsville Redwood—7:45 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 13 at Jordan-- 7:45 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Friday, June 15 at Taylorsville Redwood -- 7:45 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Monday, June 18 at Taylorsville Redwood -- 7:45 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 20 at Taylorsville Redwood – 4:30-8:00 p.m. Click here to sign up.  For more information about New Student Orientation click here .

SLCC Softball and Baseball Win Region 18 Tournament!

Softball: Salt Lake City- The   Salt Lake Community College Softball team claimed the Region 18 title with a 10-4 win over Southern Idaho in the Region 18 Championship game at Bruin Field.  The Bruins move to 55-7 overall this season with the win.   Salt Lake fell down early in the game with Southern Idaho striking in the first inning off a pair of SLCC errors.  However the Bruins would settle down and take the lead in the fourth with a six run inning.    Ariel Zimmerman   got the win going five innings striking out four;   MaCauley Flint   got the save going two innings with three k's.    Meagan Neilson   blasted a three run home run in the sixth inning to put Salt Lake up six with three outs remaining.    Maddy Woodard   finished the game 3 for 4 with three RBI.   The Bruins advance on to the NJCAA National tournament in St. George, UT on May 17 th   -19 th .   All Tournament Team Katie Greenberg              Snow Lianna Bajarin                    CSN Sarah Basinger  

SLCC Staff Association South City Open Forum

Click to enlarge. SLCC Staff Association South City Open Forum with President Bioteau South City Campus Wednesday, May 16 Grand Theatre Noon until 1 pm

Introductory Welding Course

Click to enlarge. Intro Welding Course! 40 hrs of training. Saturdays, July 7 – Aug 4 8 am – 4:30 pm Please contact Joan Hill at 801-859-5819 for more information. Additional information can be found  here . 

Congrats, SLCC 2012 Graduates!

Join the Summer Fun Parade Band

Click to enlarge. Join the renowned... Salt Lake Community College Summer Fun Parade Band! Looking for enthusiastic brass, woodwind, and percussion performers. Call Dr. Craig Ferrin at (801) 381-0007 or email at for an audition. Receive $300 cash stipend for joining in on the fun. Audition ASAP!

Student Services "Rush" Extended Office Hours

Click to enlarge. For a PDF of the scheduled "rush" hours please visit: