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SLCC Opens New Plastics Lab

Salt Lake Community College has opened a new Plastics Lab at its Meadowbrook Campus. A boon to both students and local manufactures in the Plastics Injection Molding industry. 
SLCC’s new lab will contain the newest equipment in the industry, including a RoboShot 110-ton Injection Molding Machine that was donated by BD Medical, an objet photo-polymer 3-D Printer, and a steel negative part molddonated by BARD Access Systems.
“We depend on industry support in all these areas to make this program a success,” said Mark Poole, SLCC Corporate Solutions director.“We are very grateful for the high quality of these donations. Cooperation between industry and academia benefits all involved, and all of us at SLCC will work to improve the Plastics Injection Molding workforce and industry.”
With the addition of the Objet 3-D printer and other machining and milling equipment, the Plastic lab now takes products from the concept to the prototype to the production stage. As a result, students and compani…

50th Anniversary MLK Jr's "I Have a Dream" Speech

In recognition of the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s march on Washington, “I Have a Dream” speech, SLCC’s Student Life and Leadership department is broadcasting on the hour, for the second day, at all the campuses, his remarkable speech that took place on the Washington Mall, August 28, 1963.
The Black Student Union is sponsoring a time for reflection, in the northwest hall of the  Student Center, where students and other members of the College are encouraged to post their own dreams—whether for themselves or society.
Additionally, today, ABC News is live streaming special live coverage entitled “March on Washington Special”. To watch live, visit:
As the College continues to have campus wide conversations regarding strengthening our inclusivity, this anniversary seems an important historical moment to attend to, and act upon.
We invite you to  take a few minutes reflecting on Reverend King’s legacy, and your own dreams for a brighter futur…

Senator Urquhart Named ‘Legislative Champion’ at SLCC Convocation

Salt Lake Community College held its 2013 Convocation on August 20 at the College’s Taylorsville Redwood Campus. Sekou Andrews provided the keynote address andStephen H. Urquhart was named the institution’s ‘Legislative Champion.’

Convocation brings all SLCC faculty, staff, and employees together for the College’s celebration of the new academic year the day before Fall semester classes begin.

2013 Legislative Champion Stephen H. Urquhart is a member of the Utah State Senate, serving as Co-chair of the Higher Education Sub-appropriations Committee. Prior to his election to his current position, he was was a member of the Utah House of Representatives from 2001 to 2008, serving as Majority Whip and Rules Chair.  Born and raised in Houston, Texas he received his a bachelor’s degree in biology from Williams College and his law degree from BYU Law School, where he was a member of Law Review and an honors graduate. He currently has his own law firm in St. George, Utah.

In his appropriations r…

Disability Awareness Week 2013

Join us!

September 16-20, 2013


September 16
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
David Osmond, music and keynote
Taylorsville Redwood Campus, Student Center

September 17
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Assistive Technology Fair
South City Campus, Atrium

September 18
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Jeremiah Maxey, musical performance
Jordan Campus, HTC Plaza

September 19
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Social Justice: When Diversity Isn't Enough
Taylorsville Redwood Campus, Oak Room

To request ADA Accommodations for any of the Disability Awareness Week events, please contact the DRC at 801-957-4659.

Sponsored by:
Salt Lake Community College, Student Life and Leadership, A&C Events (ACE), and the Disability Resource Center

SLCC Thanks Larry Hancock, SLCC Trustee 2006-2013

The College thanks Trustee Larry Hancock for his years of dedicated service to SLCC. Larry was appointed to the Board of Trustees in 2006, and served an amazing champion for the College since. His last official day as a Trustee was June, 30 2013. He will surely continue to support and advocate for the College and the College will continue to be a part of his and his family’s lives.

At the Board of Trustees meeting on August 14, Larry was presented with a plaque in recognition of his service to the College by President Bioteau. He spoke movingly of the connection he has had with SLCC since becoming a Trustee and how much many members of his family have enjoyed learning at the College.
Larry brought a professional background to his position on the SLCC Board that includes 25 years of leadership over health systems, health insurance plans, and hospitals to his role on the Board. He served as president of Iasis Healthcare’s Utah market from 2003 to 2007, where he was responsible for the ope…

SLCC Convocation 2013

August 20, 2013
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
8 am - 4:30 pm

All SLCC employees-- full-time, part-time, and adjunct personnel are asked to participate in Convocation.

Schedule of Events:

8:00 - 9:00 am: Faculty Association Meeting - TB 203, Staff Association Meeting - STC Oak Room

8:45 - 10:30: SLCC Expo - LAC Lobby

9:30 -10:30 am: Grand Session, LAC.

Welcome and State of the College AddressRecognition of Legislative Champion of the Year -- Senator Steve UrquhartRecognition of the 2013 Innovation of the Year WinnersKeynote: An Inclusive CollegePresented by Sekou Andrews, the world's leading Poetic Voice 10:45-11:45: Provost All- Academic Meeting -- LAC Bruin Arena, VP Division Meetings -- see website for location
11:30 - 1:00 pm: Lunch provided by SLCC -- Student Center -- West Lawn
1:00 - 4:00 pm: Mandatory School and Department Meetings
Please visit for meeting locations and complete schedule of events. 

South Campus Room Numbers: Fall 2013

Dear Students and Faculty:
We are excited to announce that the Center for New Media at our South City Campus (1575 S. State Street) has been completed and the Instructional Administration Building at our Taylorsville Redwood Campus (4600 S. Redwood Road) is nearly finished. As a result, we have recently changed a number of room assignments for Fall classes. Please check your class schedule immediately before coming to class to make sure that you have the correct building and room number.
Classes start on Wednesday, August 21st; information tables will be set up in most buildings on Wednesday and Thursday to help you find your class if you are having trouble after you arrive.
Campus maps & directions:
Maps of individual buildings:

National Preparedness Month: September 2013

"We cannot prevent all disasters, but we can arm ourselves with knowledge and action."

September is National Preparedness Month!

Have you assembled an emergency kit?Have you made an emergency plan?Do you stay informed?Are you involved in community preparedness?
Get yourself and your family ready for an emergency. It can make all the difference!
SLCC: Emergency Management Scott Jones Emergency Manager 801-837-9376

SLCC Health Information Technology Program

SLCC's Health Information Technology program offers the opportunity to get the expertise needed for a career in healthcare. The program is perfect for anyone interested in getting into the field, or who is already in it and wants to advance in their career.

Health Information Technology is a broad concept that encompasses an array of technologies to store, share, and analyze health information. Health IT is quickly becoming the hallmark of efficient physician practices around the globe. Health Information Technicians gather patient data, evaluate its accuracy, and organizes the data to make it accessible to secure medical institutions, and patients.

As a Health Information technician you will acquire cutting edge expertise for the future of the health industry by obtaining a wealth of knowledge in the areas of medical records management, health information security and protocols, as well as medical coding, including the new ICD-10 protocols.

The field has a great outlook--technician…

SLCC Softball Hires New Coaching Staff

Cyndee Bennett Named Head Coach, Tara Bendt Assistant

Salt Lake Community College’s Softball team has a new coaching staff. Following three consecutive trips to the NJCAA National Championship game, the College’s softball program has named Cyndee Bennett the new head coach and Tara Bendt her assistant.
Bennett had previously worked as an assistant on the Bruin coaching staff for six seasons, her work primarily focused on the SLCC pitching staff. Last season, the Bruin pitchers had a combined earned run average of 1.87 under her direction.
In addition to her work with the College, Bennett also teaches at Olympus High School and has been the head coach of Olympus Softball for six years. She also coached at Viewmont High School from 1998-2003.
She was named Coach-of-the-Year by the Utah High School Softball Coaches Association in 2002, 2003 and 2010.
Bennett has been a pitching coach in Utah, Nevada and California for the past 15 years. She played collegiate softball at the University of Utah…

SLCC Volleyball Awarded AVCA Team Academic Award

Bruins Earn Program’s First AVCA Academic Honor

The 2012-2013 SLCC Volleyball team has been given the Academic Team Award by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA). The honor marks the first time in program history that SLCC Volleyball has received the award.

"I am so proud of our Volleyball team players for their commitment to academic and athletic excellence," said SLCC athletic director Norma Carr.  "The traits that make them great on the court—work ethic, intelligence and ambition—translate to the classroom. Everyone in this department at SLCC works to support our athletes, and academic achievement will serve our students well and is what I’m most excited to see.”

Students on the Bruin Volleyball team earned a collective grade point average (GPA) of 3.29. Desiree Bradshaw andMaddie Bushman led the team academically, with both also earning the NJCAA Award for Superior Academic Achievement. The pair were also named National Junior College Athletic Association…

Fall 2013 Student Services "Rush" Extended Hours

Fall 2013 Student Services "Rush" Extended Office Hours   August 16-24 Fall 2013 Admission Application Deadline (credit programs):  Friday, August 16, 11:59 pm Classes begin (full term and first half): Wednesday, August 21
Taylorsville Redwood CampusEnrollment Services,
Student Express,
General Academic Advising,
Financial Aid, CashieringOneCard,
Information DeskBookstoreFriday, August 168 am – 6 pm8 am – 6 pm10 am – 6 pmSaturday, August 179 am – 1 pm9 am – 1 pm9 am – 1 pmMonday, August 198 am – 7 pm8 am – 8 pm7:30 am – 8 pmTuesday, August 208 am – 7 pm8 am – 8 pm7:30 am – 8 pmWednesday, August 217 am – 7 pm7 am – 8 pm7 am – 8 pmThursday, August 227 am – 7 pm7 am – 8 pm7 am – 8 pmFriday, August 238 am – 6 pm8 am – 6 pm7:30 am – 6 pmSaturday, August 249 am – 1 pm9 am – 1 pm9 am – 1 pm
South City CampusEnrollment Services,
General Academic Advising,
Financial Aid,
CashieringID/Information DeskBookstoreFriday, August 168 am – 6 pm8 am – 6 pm10 am – 4 pmMonday, August 198 am – 7 pm…

South City Campus and Grand Theatre

The SLCC South Campus and Grand Theatre have been closed for the evening due to a power outage from the recent summer storm. The campus will reopen tomorrow, August 9, for regularly scheduled business. Please call: 801-957-4073 with any questions or concerns.

Dean Dr. David Richardson Farewell!

SLCC Women's Soccer 2013 Schedule