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Showing posts from February, 2017

College Hosts NJCAA Region 18 Tournament

Salt Lake Community College will host the NJCAA men's and women's basketball Region 18 Tournament March 2-4 at Bruin Arena on the Taylorsville Redwood Campus. You can see the full schedule and watch live by clicking here. The women, with a regular-season overall finish of 26-4, will play (opponent TBD) at 4:45 on March 3. This is also the fourth year in a row the women's team has won the SWAC championship. The men (21-9 overall) will face CSI at 6:55 the same day. The championship games will be played the following day at 4:10 p.m. (women) and 6:30 p.m.

Don your favorite Bruin outfit, and come out and cheer on our teams to victory!

SLCC Promise One-Year Mark Featured on Ch. 4 TV

Salt Lake Community College President Deneece. G. Huftalin was interviewed by Ch. 4 anchor Surae Chinn about the one-year anniversary of SLCC Promise. Since its inception, the financial aid program has given about 700 students more than 1,000 Promise awards totaling almost $800,000. SLCC Promise is intended to remove economic barriers and help eligible, full-time students pay for their education by covering the cost of tuition and fees when federal grants fall short. For more information about the program, click here.

Men's Soccer Recognized

The Salt Lake Community College men's soccer team was honored during halftime of the final women's basketball home game for winning the SWAC championship in its inaugural NJCAA season. The banner below will hang from the rafters in the LAC.

Eric Weber Honored for Service to Athletics

Eric Weber, Assistant Vice President for Student Enrollment Services, was honored during halftime of the final men's basketball home game for his more than 20 years of volunteer service with athletics at Salt Lake Community College.

Faculty, Staff Showcase Talents

Staff and faculty at Salt Lake Community College showcased their talents for SLCC's Got Talent, held in the Oak Room on the Taylorsville Redwood Campus. From a serious piano piece to a silly synchronized swimming routine, there was something for everyone. Below are a few highlights.

African/African American High School Day at SLCC

High school students from around the valley visited Salt Lake Community College for the African/African American High School Day Conference, a chance for SLCC staff and faculty to impress upon students the importance of a higher education and the opportunities available at SLCC. Utah Lt. Governor Spencer Cox presented students with a declaration from Gov. Gary Herbert, declaring February, 2017 as "Black History Month in Utah." Below are a few photos from the event.

Children's 'Beloved Community' Images On Display

The images made by students at Whittier Elementary School, Glendale Middle School and Innovations High School, as part of the Beloved Community Photography Exhibit, are now on display through March 2 at the George S. & Dolores Dore Eccles Art Gallery in the Center for Arts & Media on Salt Lake City's South City Campus, 1575 South State Street, Salt Lake City. Below are a few highlights from a reception for the students to kick of the exhibit, which is free and open to the public.

Martin Luther King Jr. popularized the phrase "beloved community" to represent his vision for societies that embrace cooperation, unity and connection. To honor and apply this bold idea, the SLCC School of Arts, Communication & Media created a program to encourage art by local students that showcases their own cherished neighborhoods. The Beloved Community Photography Project provides photography equipment and instruction by SLCC faculty members to students. After participating in cl…