Thursday, October 31, 2013

Chronology of Music Concert

Join SLCC Chamber Singers for a concert that traces Western music from chant to rock and roll, Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms will be glad you did!
FRIDAY, NOV. 1 7:30 PM
At All Saints Episcopal Church, 1710 Foothill Drive in Salt Lake City.
Adults: $8
Senior/Student: $5 
SLCC student w/ID: free

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Redwood Campus Math Fall Final Exam Reviews

Math 900
            December 7th, 2:00pm to 4:00pm LAC 110

Math 920/950
            December 5th, 3:00pm to 5:00pm BB 319
            December 6th, 12:00pm to 2:00pm BB 319
            December 7th, 8:00am to 10:00am LAC 106

Math 990 (Also see * next indent)
            December 5th, 3:00pm to 5:00pm TB 534
            December 6th, 12:00pm to 2:00pm TB 534
            December 7th, 10:00am to 12:00pm LAC 106

            Factoring – December 5th, 2:00pm to 3:00pm TB 534
            Solving Equations and Graphing Lines – December 6th, 2:00pm to 3:00pm BB 319
            Rational Expressions – December 9th, 2pm to 3pm TB 534

Math 1010 (Also see ** next indent)
            December 5th, 12:00pm to 2:00pm TB 534
            December 6th, 3:00pm to 5:00pm TB 534
            December 7th, 12:00pm to 2:00pm LAC 106
            December 9th, 12:00pm to 2:00pm TB 203

            Systems of Equations – December 5th, 2:00pm to 3:00pm BB 319
            Rational Expressions and Equations – December 6th, 2:00pm to 3:00pm TB 534
            Quadratic Functions – December 9th, 2pm to 3:00pm TB 203

Math 1020
            December 7th, 8:00am to 10:00am LAC 110

Math 1040
            December 7th, 10:00am to 12:00pm LAC 110

Math 1050
            December 5th, 12:00pm to 2:00pm BB319
            December 6th, 3:00pm to 5:00pm BB 319
            December 7th, 2:00pm to 4:00pm LAC 106
            December 9th, 12:00pm to 2:00pm TB 534

Math 1060
            December 7th, 12:00pm to 2:00pm LAC 110

Schedule subject to change.

Brown Bag Luncheon

Curious about Expanding Your Horizons?

Come extract your DNA ...and find out more about the EYH/SLCC partnership.   Expanding Your Horizons Network: Girls’ gateway to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.   Bring your lunch and join Deneece Huftalin in welcoming back Expanding Your Horizons to SLCC for a DNA extraction demonstration and a brief presentation on the mission and purpose of EYH.
Where: When: Time: TB 203 November5, 2013 12:00PM– 1:00PM Light refreshments! Door Prizes!   Did You Know? Women make up nearly 47% of the workforce, but represent less than 25% of the STEM (Science, Technology,Engineering and Mathematics) workforce.


Expanding Your Horizons Science Camp for Girls Saturday, March 8, 2014 7:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.   Cost $20.00   A one-day event for GIRLS GRADES 6 to 10 to learn about science, technology, engineering and math careers, and experience how fun they can be.
The day will include: • Workshops taught by women in science and technology fields! • Discovering what it’s like to be a pilot, a pharmacist or even a rocket scientist! • Experiencing the fun of hands-on learning – design, build, measure, mix, launch, test, laugh and meet new friends!
Online Registration begins January 6
For more information visit: or call Heidi Hutchings at (801) 957-4824.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Markosian Library – Save the Date!

Please Join Us at the Salt Lake Community College Taylorsville-Redwood Campus for the Markosian Library 20th Anniversary Celebration.

Markosian Library
Monday, November 18, 2013
Dedication: 11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Open-house: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Refreshments will be provided.

Congratulations New SLCC Employees!

Joseph Smith
Catering Chef
Food Service Redwood

Nate Reynolds
Database Analyst
Information Technology

Lindsey Bell
Specialist 1, Financial Aid

Cassidy Behling
Administrative Assistant III
President's Office

Madeline Corona
Advisor 3
Academic Advising

Maria Bardini
Administrative Assistant I
International Student Office

Ezra Nielsen
HVAC Controls Technician I
Facilities Heat Plant

Slavica Mikanovic
Accounting Tech 2

Tyler Hall
Manager I
Contact Center

Jeff Staples
Network Systems Administrator III
Information Technology

John Ruell
Treasurer/Assistant Controller
Accounting Systems/Payroll

Center for Arts & Media at South City Campus Launch Events

Center for Arts & Media at South City Campus

Launch Events
November 7-8, 2013

Join us as we celebrate the opening of the Center for Arts and Media at the South City Campus

Community Open House

Friday, November 8, 3-8 pm

Salt Lake Community College is pleased to announce the completion and opening celebration of The Center for Arts and Media at the College's South City Campus (1575 South State Street, SLC). 

Please join us for a Community Open House, the President's Art Show and documentary screening of Out of Nowhere, as well as tour this state-of-the-industry, collaborative space.

The Center for Arts and Media is home to programs, learning spaces, advanced technology design labs, public galleries, and exhibit space for the College's School of Arts, Communication, and New Media programs, which include: Visual Art and Design, Communication, Performing Arts, and the Design Institute.

President's Art Show

November 7-12, 2013
Reception/Art Show Opening
Thursday, November 7, 5-6:45 pm
Multipurpose Room

The President's Art Show is a juried exhibition open to all Utah artists. Sponsored by Salt Lake Community College, a wide range of professional and amateur artists will be represented from across the state featuring a variety of mediums. 

The President's and Best of Show Awards are each $1,000. 

Show Hours: 
Thursday, Nov 7: 5 pm - 8 pm
Friday, Nov 8: 10 am - 8 pm
Saturday, Nov 9: 12 pm - 5 pm
Monday, Nov 11: 10 am - 8 pm
Tuesday, Nov 12: 10 am - 5 pm

Keynote Speaker - Bill Strickland

Thursday, November 7
5 -8 pm
5 pm - Reception, Multipurpose Room
7 pm - Keynote, The Grand Theatre
RSVP: 801-957-4000 or at

Bill Strickland is nationally recognized as a visionary leader who delivers educational and cultural opportunities to students and adults within an organizational culture that fosters innovation, creativity, responsibility, integrity, and authenticity. 

Strickland has been honored with numerous awards throughout his distinguished career for his contributions to the arts and the community, including the MacArthur "Genius" award. 

Strickland has been dedicated to collaborating with prominent national foundations and political leaders who share his passion and vision for a healthier future.

Bill Strickland is the President and CEO of Manchester Bidwell Corporation. 

Documentary Screening - Out of Nowhere

5 pm - Refugee Panel Discussion - The Grand Theatre
5:30 pm - Film Screening - The Grand Theatre
6 pm - Film Reception - Foyer
7 pm - Filmmakers' Panel Discussion - The Grand Theatre
7:30 pm - Film Screening

This is the story of Dut, a Salt Lake Community College alumnus whose childhood in a Kenyon refugee camp and education in the United States led him to create S.O.A.P (Student Orphan Aid Program) International, a non-profit organization that supports students through education who are still in the refugee camps of Africa.

OUT OF NOWHERE follows Dut's travels to Uganda and Kenya in 2012 to meet his brother for the first time and to be reunited with his mother after 20 years apart. This is a story about the power of education and the hopeful desire of one man using his experience to connect and replenish his dreams, his family, his friends, and his country.

Monday, October 28, 2013

Speaker's Bureau: Joaquin Zihuatanejo

Joaquin Zihuatanejo poet, spoken word artist, and award-winning teacher; his work depicts the essence of barrio life. 

Keynote address for Hispanic and Latinos in Action club conference at 9:30 am on Tue, Nov 5th in the Student Event Center.

Discussion with members of the Hispanic/Latino Club, and SLCC faculty/staff/students (community is also welcome) at 1:30-2:30 pm  on Nov 6th in the Student Event Center

Community event at 7:00 pm on Nov 6th at the Mestizo Institute.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Peer Mentoring Program Una Mano Amiga

Don’t forget to attend this event at the South City Campus Multipurpose room 1-032 on October 25, 2013 from 3:30 to 7:30 pm. We will be celebrating the Peer Mentoring Program’s " Üna Mano Amiga” (A Helping Hand) Second Anniversary. We will have the opportunity to celebrate this great event with recognitions, surprises, and prizes. We will also have unique testimonies by our peer mentors' experience of being part of “Una Mano Amiga” and how it has had an impact on their lives, do not miss it!

“The mission of the Peer Mentoring Program, Üna Mano Amiga” (A Helping Hand) is to help Hispanic students achieve their academic goals as well as help new students at Salt Lake Community College in their first steps. We provide students with educational, social and emotional support. We believe that students should mentor other students. With this idea, the student with most experience has the opportunity to guide the new students. We are a community that inspires, gives support and share our experiences as well as information from the different resources that the college offers.”

No Olviden Atender a la Celebración del Segundo Aniversario del Peer Mentoring Program "Üna Mano Amiga," que se llevara a cabo en South City Campus Multipurpose room 1-032 , el día 25 de octubre de 3:30 a 7:30 pm. Nosotros tendremos la oportunidad de celebrar este gran evento con reconocimientos, sorpresas y premios. Asimismo tendremos el testimonio de nuestros peer mentors sobre el impacto que tuvo “Una Mano Amiga” en sus vidass. No faltes.
La misión del Peer Mentoring Program “Una Mano Amiga” es asistir a los estudiantes hispanos a alcanzar sus metas académicas así como también ayudar a los nuevos estudiantes en Salt Lake Community College con sus primeros pasos. Nosotros proveemos a los estudiantes soporte educacional, social y emocional. Nosotros consideramos que el mejor mentor de un estudiante es otro estudiante. Con esta idea el estudiante con más experiencia sirve como mentor al nuevo estudiante. Nosotros somos una comunidad que no solo inspiramos y damos soporte a nuestros estudiantes sino también compartimos nuestras experiencias e información de las diferentes fuentes de apoyo que el College ofrece.

2013 SLCC Children's Halloween Carnival

Join us for our free spooktacular event!
Saturday, October 26. 10:00 a.m. – noon. Taylorsville Redwood Campus, Student Center.
Crafts, Games, and Face-Painting. Fun activities for the whole family.
Individuals who require ADA accommodations for this eventcan contact Joan Christiansen at (801) 957-4439 or in person in the StudentCenter, room 124.
Brought to you by the Taylorsville Activities Board.

Two Great Fall Training Opportunities from the Business and Manufacturing Leadership Institute

Two Great Training Opportunities…Registration Deadline is November 5th!

Personal Empowerment – Only $149.00 per person ($74.50 for qualifying companies/individuals)

Quality 101 – Only $199.00 per person ($99.50 for qualifying companies/individuals)

Personal Empowerment: Taking Initiative
November 21, 2013 / 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. / SLCC Miller Campus / Cost: $149.00

If people see empowerment as something that is given to them, they will miss out on opportunities to take responsibility for action, or to take initiative to solve problems, improve processes, and give your company a competitive edge.

This course seeks to change the mind-set that empowerment is something that is given. It helps employees see that they can and should look for improvement opportunities.

Common leadership challenges within organizations:
• Do people in your organization hesitate to suggest ways to improve work processes or to take prompt action when issues surface?
• Do people who aren’t the “leader” call a meeting to discuss a potential problem?

Objectives - Assist leaders to:
• Make their jobs more interesting, motivating, and rewarding
• Become more valuable to the organization
• Help their group or organization be more effective and successful
• Take responsibility for their own success in multiple aspects of work life

Quality 101
November 22, 2013 / 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. / SLCC Miller Campus / Cost: $199.00

This course will specifically teach participants that quality control in the workplace is everyone’s responsibility. The course is designed to meet organizational needs for establishing a foundation for quality knowledge and competence with their workforce and in their work place. The goal of this course is to assist business organizations in achieving product excellence.

Course objectives:
• Listing the benefits of quality to individuals, organizations, customers, suppliers, and society
• Describing the key events in the quality of evolution
• Identifying and describing the key components of total quality management (TQM) and providing an understanding how organizations approach TQM deployment
• Differentiating between the TQM philosophies of six quality experts and two quality approaches: Six Sigma and the Baldrige program
• Learning the role of process management in TQM and the interrelationship of processes and systems.
• Recognizing how basic quality tools can be used to help improve processes
• Defining different quality concepts related to quality evolution, TQM, process management, and the basic quality tools

Contact Melody Chapman Ulbrich for
more information about these workshops:
For more information, visit:

Lean 101

Great Training Opportunity…Registration Deadline is October 25th!
Only $99.50 per person (for qualifying companies and individuals)

Through training and live simulation, Lean 101 is designed to improve business operations by eliminating waste in the workplace. The curriculum will focus on the eight “wastes” in the workplace (Defects, Overproduction, Motion, Waiting, Over-processing, Inventory, Transportation, and Non-Utilized Talents) and provide students with the tools required to make improvements. Class instruction is expected to yield immediate results when students return to the workplace with an understanding of “waste” and how to eliminate it from working environments.

November 15, 2013 / 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. / SLCC Miller Campus

Cost: $199.00 (only $99.50 for qualifying companies and individuals).

Contact Melody Chapman Ulbrich for
more information about this workshop:

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Allied Health Career Night

As an Allied Health professional, you will provide a range of diagnostic, technical, therapeutic, and direct patient care and support services. You will work independently and as part of a team to play a critical role in serving patients' needs.

Find out where you fit in!

Thursday, October 24, 2013
5:30 - 7:00 pm
JHS Auditorium

Please attend this special information session to learn about careers in:

Health Information Technology
Medical Assistant
Mortuary Science
Occupational Therapy Assistant

Enter for a chance to win one of four $25 gift certificates to the SLCC Bookstore!
Must be present to win.

Mentalist Sean Bott!

"A crazy mix between Jack Black and Criss Angel! Amazing!" - LA Times


Thursday, October 24
7:00 pm
STC Student Event Center
Taylorsville Redwood Campus

A Place at the Table 2013

The documentary film A PLACE AT THE TABLE shows us how hunger poses serious economic, social and cultural implications for our nation, and that it could be solved once and for all, if the American public decides - as they have in the past - that making healthy food available and affordable is in everyone's best interest. 
Dates/Showing Times:
Monday, October 28, 2013 - 9:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m. Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 9:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m. Monday, November 4, 2013 - 9:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m. Friday, November 8, 2013 - 9:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m.

All showings in the Student Events Center at the Taylorsville Redwood Campus.

Showings at South City Campus:
  • Tuesday, Oct. 22 
  • Wednesday, Oct. 30
  • Thursday, Nov. 7 
All showings at 12:00 p.m. (Noon)
Center for Arts & Media – Room 1-106A South City Campus

Utahns Against Hunger 2013

Thayne Center for Service & Learning Community Partner Spotlight

Utahns Against Hunger

Utahn Against Hunger works to create the political and public will to end hunger. Since 1981 Utahns Against Hunger has worked to expand the reach of nutrition programs to the estimated 1 in 6 households in Utah that struggle to afford enough food.

Join us in welcoming

Utahns Against Hunger
Tuesday, November 12, 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
STC, Parlor B

No one in Utah should suffer hunger. Learn how you can help support the important work Utahns Against Hunger is doing in our community.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

SLCC Emergency Management Brown Bag Series

Hazards Affecting You

Friday, October 25
Noon - 1 pm
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Student Center 207

Bring a lunch and join us for an informal look at the natural and man made hazards that affect all of us throughout the valley and they ways we can prevent and prepare for them.

For more information contact:

Scott Jones
Emergency Response Manager

Monday, October 21, 2013

Scholarships Available! Fall 2013.

The Student Voice Project 2013

On Being a Pacific Islander
Students of Pacific Island heritage share their experience balancing academics and cultural and societal expectations.

Tuesday, October 22
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Oak Room

Students Who Serve
Active duty and military veteran students share their struggles and triumphs.

Tuesday, November 12
Noon - 1:30
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Oak Room

Pacific Island Students: Come hear their voices

Tuesday, October 22
STC Oak Room
Taylorsville Redwood Campus

What challenges do Pacific Island Students face at SLCC?

Thursday, October 17, 2013

NPR’s Ari Shapiro visits SLCC

Salt Lake Community College will host National Public Radio's White House Correspondent Ari Shapiro on Monday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m.

As part of Salt Lake Community College's Speakers Bureau Series, Ari Shapiro, NPR's White House correspondent, will talk about covering the justice department, Mitt Romney's presidential campaign and the White House.

Salt Lake City is one of several speaking stops Shapiro is making before he leaves his White House post to join NPR's international desk as the London correspondent in January.

KUER's RadioWest host, Doug Fabrizio, will moderate a question and answer session.

Shapiro has been at NPR since 2003, including five years as a justice correspondent covering national security and counterterrorism. He's been at the White House since 2010. Last year, he led NPR's coverage of Mitt Romney during the U.S. Presidential primary and general elections.

Shapiro's stories appear on NPR's All Things Considered and Morning Edition. He is also a regular guest on CNN, MSNBC and PBS. The award-winning journalist, who was the first NPR reporter promoted to correspondent before age 30, has traveled extensively overseas, including to Afghanistan, Iraq and Africa.

Shapiro also moonlights as a guest singer with the music group Pink Martini.

When: Monday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m.
Where: The Grand Theater at Salt Lake Community College, 1575 S. State Street, Salt Lake City.
Cost: Free, though tickets are required in advance.

Tickets can be picked up at the Grand Theater or online at:

Tanner Lecture 2013

Dr. Cynthia Bioteau, President, Salt Lake Community College

and the

Tanner Forum on Social Ethics

cordially invite you to attend the 

Tanner Forum on Social Ethics


Gary Oppenheimer
" -- No Food Left Behind"

Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Noon - Lecture and Discussion
South City Campus, Grand Theatre

Gary Oppenhimer, a CNN Hero, a 1 2013 Points of Light honoree, and just named "Food Hero" by FoodTank (the food think thank), is founder of the Campaign. Aware of the increasing hunger problem in America, and in 2009, after seeing the amount of wasted food in the community garden as well as other gardens around the country, he created the Campaign - a nationwide effort to enable America's 40+ million home gardeners who grow food to be able to easily find a local food pantry eager for their excess garden bounty.

He has appeared in numerous radio and TV interviews, has spoken at Wharton's Social Responsibility Conference, the Food Conference at UC Davis, The Brooklyn Food Conference, and many others. Gary has also presented to USDA People's Garden Initiative Conference in Washington DC, hosted a webinar for 100,000 invited USDA employees on gardening and hunger, and has been interviewed numerous times by print and electronic media nationwide. works closely with First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move! initative to improve fresh food access at thousands of food pantries nationwide.

In addition to helping continue its expansion to food pantries and gardeners nationwide, Gary also does public speaking about hunger and the Campaign, individuals making a difference in their community as well as a variety of environmental topics.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Center for Arts and Media

Reception, Artshow, and Keynote Speaker

Join us for a special reception and artshow to celebrate the launch of the Center for Arts and Media at South City Campus. The reception, art show, and keynote speaker are free and open to the public.

Thursday, November 7, 2013
5:00 pm in the East Multipurpose Room
Salt Lake Community College - South City Campus
1575 South State Street

Click here to RSVP.


Bill Strickland
7 pm in the Grand Theatre

Bill Strickland is the President and CEO of Manchester Bidwell Corporation and its subsidiaries, Manchester Craftsmen's Guild (MCG), and Bidwell Training Center (BTC).

Through vehicles such as TED Talks, Strickland is nationally recognized as a visionary leader who authentically delivers educational and cultural opportunities to students and adults within an organizational culture that fosters innovation, creativity, responsibility and integrity.

Strickland has been honored with numerous prestigious awards throughout his distinguished for his contributions to the arts and the community, including the coveted MacArthur "Genius" award. The past several decades have been dedicated to maintaining successful relationships with prominent national foundations and political leaders who share his passion and vision for a healthier future.

Click here to get a glimpse of one of Bill Strickland's past TED Talks

Deliciously Diverse Cookbook

Salt Lake Community Collegiate DECA wants your recipes!

Submit your name, recipe, instructions, and pictures of your recipe to:

College and University Fair 2013

Tuesday, October 29
9 am - 1 pm

Transfer questions?
We have answers!

Visit with 20+ schools!

STC - Student Event Center
Taylorsville Redwood Campus

Attend this event for a chance to win a tuition waiver and prizes!

Questions? Contact us: transfer 

Diverse Transfer Student Fee Waiver Event

Are you a diverse student interested in transferring to the University of Utah?

Have you completed at least 30 credit hours?
Do you want to begin Spring semester 2014?
Do you have at least a 2.0 GPA?
Do you want to get your application fee waived and save $45?*

If you answered yes to all of the questions above, then join us for our Diverse Transfer Student Fee Waiver Event!

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Come anytime between 10 am - 2 pm
Taylorsville Campus Student Center, Student Involvement Center

Individuals from the University of Utah's Admissions Office, Transfer Center, and Office for Student Equity and Diversity will be present to help you fill out your admissions application and answer any questions.

RSVP to your SLCC Advisor or Mike Atkinson by October 15 to have a free copy of your SLCC transcripts available. 801.957.4835

Lunch will be provided.

* Domestic applications only, no international student applications.

Nursing Info Sessions 2013

Change Lives Become a Nurse
Flexibility, Variety, Career Advancement, Fulfillment

Have you ever considered being a nurse?
Please attend one of 5 upcoming information sessions for prospective nursing students. These sessions will provide general information and insight on the common questions related to the nursing admission process, including:

- Prerequisite requirements
- Transferring credit
- Pre-admissions test
- CNA requirements
- Difference between AAS and AS degrees

Dates and Locations:
October 14 - Noon- 1 pm, Jordan Campus Student Pavilion
October 17 - Noon - 1 pm, Redwood Campus STC 219
October 22 - 5:30 - 6:30 pm, Redwood Campus STC Parlor A
October 30 - Noon - 1 pm, South City Multi Purpose Room
November 1 - Noon - 1 pm, Jordan Campus Pavilion

For more information contact: Deron Hutchinson, Academic and Career Advisor- Nursing, 801-957-6215 or

Radiologic Technology at SLCC 2013 Open House

Salt Lake Community College
Radiologic Technology Program
Fall 2013 Open House/ Information Session Agenda
October 23, 2013, 5-7pm
JHS Auditorium

5:00-5:15      Welcome and Program introduction                                 

5:15-5:50      Advising                                                               
·      Prerequisites and Degree requirements
·       HESI  Test

5:50-6:10      Background checks, immunizations and drug screens         
6:10-6:30      Admissions Requirements- General procedures
·      Deadlines
·      Procedures

6:30-6:45      Student presentations and Q & A

6:45-7:00      Q & A with the faculty