Friday, November 18, 2016

SLCC Dance Co. and Company Dazzle With 'Moving Words'

The Salt Lake Community College Dance Company, under the direction of Tess Boone, will be performing Moving Words Nov. 18-19, 7:30 p.m. each night at the Grand Theatre on South City Campus, 1575 S. State Street. Performances include: House of Lewis; Municipal Ballet Company; Utah Tap Cooperative; Wofa Afro Fusion Dance; SLCC alumni and more.

Photos from Moving Words

Monday, November 14, 2016

Vietnam Veterans Photo Archives

The Library’s Digital Archives has a new online collection of Vietnam War Photos that are now available. The Vietnam War Photo Archives is available at

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Artists Receive Awards at Annual President’s Show

The 2016 President’s Art Show opened Nov. 9 at the Salt Lake Community College South City Campus in the Center for Arts & Media's Multipurpose Room, where several artists received awards during a reception. This year’s annual juried event drew from more than 280 entries and celebrates the works of dozens of local professional and amateur artists with the hope of bringing together people from across the community.

The awardees are:

President’s Award $1,000
Anna Allred
Ohio Blue 2 (print on handwoven silk tissue paper)

Community Award $1,000
Paige Anderson
Heartened (acrylic and oil on panel)

Best In Show $1,500
Lisa Hildebrand
In Living Color (collage of paint samples and sewing patterns)

2nd Place $500
Heather Stamenov
Letting It All Out (oil on canvas)

3rd Place $500
Christopher Brown
Electronic Brain (charcoal on paper)

The artwork will remain on display until Nov. 18 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday (closed Saturday and Sunday). Many of the pieces, representing multiple mediums, are for sale.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Faculty Receive Awards, Publication Throughout 2016

Many Salt Lake Community College faculty and staff members have received awards and recognition over the past year. Several are listed below.
  • Leslie Seiferle—Winner of bronze medal, ACF Sanctioned Culinary Competition
  • Maria Ammar—Published “Ingredients of an Effective ESL Curriculum at an Urban Community College” in ESL Quarterly
  • Eric Heiser—Published articles in Journal of Competency Based Education and Association of Career and Technical Education
  • Connie Spanton-Jex—Recipient of the Kim Maibaum Lifetime Achievement Award at the Utah Registry of Interpreter’s for the Deaf Biennial Conference
  • Tiffinay Rousculp—Recipient of the Outstanding Book/Major Work award at the International Writing Centers Association Biennial Meeting
  • Melissa Schaefer—Published articles about lemurs in Anthrozoos, Folia Primatologica and American Journal of Primatology
  • Deidre Tyler—Published (collaboratively) “Teaching for Social Justice: Motivations of Community College Faculty in Sociology” in Teaching Sociology
  • School of Science, Mathematics and Engineering (multiple authors)—Authored 10 pieces in various publications throughout 2016.

Congratulations, to all faculty members for their hard work, dedication and award-winning performance throughout each year.

We’re glad you’re here! Our students are the better for it!

Monday, November 7, 2016

Black Box Theatre Presents 'Peter and the Starcatcher'

Salt Lake Community College proudly presents the innovative prequel to Peter Pan! Based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson and winner of five Tony awards during its Broadway run in 2012, Peter and the Starcatcher tells the story of the origins of Peter Pan and Hook and the beginnings of their feud! The play runs Nov. 10-12, 7:30 p.m. each evening at the Black Box Theatre on the SLCC South City Campus, 1575 South State Street, Salt Lake City.

SLCC Volleyball Headed to Nationals in Wyoming

Salt Lake Community College’s women’s volleyball team defeated the defending NJCAA national champions Southern Idaho 3-1 on the Golden Eagles home court to advance to the NJCAA national tournament in Casper, Wyoming Nov. 17-19. The Bruins overcame an 11-point deficit in the second set and broke open the doors for the match resulting in a victory. The win marks the first time the Bruins took the region 18 championship since 2013 and the first time they've made a nationals appearance since 2014.

Andrea Brady was named the Tournament most valuable player with her 22 kills (2.8 per set) on .237 hitting efficiency and 21 blocks averaging 2.6 blocks per set. Andrea led her team in the Region 18 Championship game in kills and blocks contributing to 20 of the teams points.

Aubrie Steiner racked up 28 kills with a hitting efficiency of .282 and eight blocks during tournament play. Steiner averaged 3.5 kills per set and one block per set. Aubrie helped Salt Lake win the Championship with 10 of her 28 tournament kills.

Olivia Osborn helped the Bruins win in the region 18 tournament averaging 1.5 kills per set on .357 hitting and tallying up 11 blocks averaging out to 1.4 blocks per set. Osborn ended up with 12 kills in the tournament, eight of which came in the Championship game against CSI.

Friday, November 4, 2016

SLCC Pays Tribute to Veterans

Salt Lake Community College will host several events Nov. 7-11 in honor of military veterans.

On Nov. 7, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., SLCC will host the Utah Veterans Photo Gallery at its Taylorsville Redwood Campus in the Student Center. The photos donated by Utah veterans illustrate their devoted service spanning the past 15 years since 9/11.

Then on Nov. 8, SLCC will host at its Redwood Campus Student Center a Veterans Service Providers Fair 4-6 p.m. and a program honoring veterans 6:30-8:30 p.m., also in the same location. The program will feature the movie The Journey Home and guest speaker Gary R. Harter, executive director for the Utah Department of Veterans and Military Affairs. Harter is a retired Army colonel who spent 25 years on active duty, leaving service in October 2005. The Journey Home is a Garrett Batty documentary featuring numerous Vietnam Veterans and their experiences of returning home. With interviews from Academy Award Winner Jon Voight, Medal of Honor Recipient Sammy Davis, and dozens of others, the film presents a complete story of what it has been like for these returning veterans, as they deal with a range of emotions relating to their experiences post-Vietnam. Also on Nov. 8, the photo gallery will remain on display from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the Student Center at Taylorsville.

Finally, on Nov. 11, which is Veterans Day, SLCC will host a flag raising ceremony at 8:30 a.m. at its Jordan, South City and Taylorsville Redwood campuses main flagpole areas.