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Summer Course Evaluations 2014

Students, get online and complete your course evaluations!
Starts at 8 am on July 21 - Ends at 8 am on August 12 
The information you provide:
- Helps improve the quality of instruction and instructors - Provides feedback to fellow students on instructors and classes - Provides feedback to help instructors improve their classes - May be used to retrain good instructors
Instructions on accessing your course evaluations:

Log Into MyPage: - Student tab - Online Course Evaluation -  Course Evaluations Click Here
Faculty:  Announce in your classes and encourage student participation. 
Questions? Contact Melba Taylor 801-957-4110 or

Noche Flamenca

Presented by: Tablado Dance Company y Pasion Flamenca

Friday, July 18, 2014
Taylorsville-Redwood Campus
Student Event Center

Free to Everyone

Sponsored by:
Academic and Career Advising
Peer Mentoring Program, "Una Mano Amiga"

Co-Sponsored by: SLCC Staff Association

Two Bruins move on to professional baseball

With the 2014 MLB First Year Player Draft now complete and players reporting for camp, two former Bruins have found a home with an MLB club.
Both picked up by the Chicago White Sox, pitcher Tanner Banks was selected in the 18th round of the MLB Draft while infielder Eddy Alvarez signed a free-agent contract with the club.
Tanner Banks
Banks was drafted out of the University of Utah where he pitched the past two seasons for the Utes following the 2011 and 2012 seasons for the Bruins. This past season for the Utes he made 18 appearances including eight starts leading to 52 innings pitched. He was third on the club in strikeouts with 39 and did not commit an error in the field.
While at SLCC, he recorded an unblemished record of 16-0 in 38 appearances and 16 starts. In 112.2 career innings pitched, Banks racked up 106 strikeouts opposed to 50 walks and only gave up 15 extra base hits in 417 batters faced.
Eddy Alvarez

SLCC names Nicole Omer director over public funds stewardship

Salt Lake Community College has named Nicole Omer director of the Office of Sponsored Projects, which provides oversight of the procurement and stewardship of the College’s publicly funded projects.
“Nicole brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in grant management to the College,” said Tim Sheehan, vice president of Government and Community Relations at SLCC. “She has a great understanding and appreciation of the importance of community colleges in higher education, and she is deeply committed to helping the College secure additional funding that will provide for programs, personnel and resources needed to help our students succeed. We are very fortunate to have Nicole lead our Office of Sponsored Projects.”

Part of Omer’s job as director will be to ensure the College complies with governmental, funding agency and institutional regulations while also serving as SLCC’s signatory official for grants and related contracts.
Omer has worked at SLCC since 2012. She also has extensive …

SLCC offering new associate degree in health information

The Utah State Board of Regents granted approval for Salt Lake Community College to begin offering a new associate of applied science degree in Health Information Technology.
The new program at SLCC will train students in medical records and managing patients’ health information to include medical history, symptoms, examination results, diagnostic tests, treatment methods and all other healthcare provider services.
“Health Information Technology is one of the fastest growing employment opportunities in the healthcare field, especially in Utah,” said Ruben Rocha, Health Information Technology program director at SLCC. “The high demand is based on the transition next year to new codes that will add increased specificity to clinical diagnoses. The increased need for the degree is also based on different federal mandates requiring all health organizations to be compliant with several new regulations.In today’s healthcare environment, the Health Information Technology program at SLCC is at…

Student, faculty musicians rock out at SLCC