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Meet Our Faculty: Kerry Gonzales

Kerry GonzálesAssociate Professor / Graphic Design Specialization Rep Visual Art & Design School of Arts, Communication and Media
What she teaches: Beginning Type & Layout; Advanced Type & Layout; Advanced Design; Package Design; Advertising Workshop; Advanced Independent Studies; Exploring Art.
Number of years teaching at SLCC: 20.
Undergraduate: University of Utah.
Why working at SLCC matters: The diversity of SLCC has a positive influence on helping our students learn compassion for others and responsibility for themselves. With open enrollment, more students have access to higher education and job training.
Greatest professional challenge: Our Graphic Design students need to be ready for the workforce upon graduation. Because SLCC is a two-year college, our students are not only in competition with students from four-year institutions, but also with graphic designers already working in the field. As a result, the Graphic Design program is designed to be very comprehensive. We wor…

Statewide OER Conference Converges on Miller Campus

Education leaders from around Utah gathered at the Salt Lake Community College Miller Campus for the Utah - The State of OER statewide conference. Keynote speaker Dr. Robin DeRosa of Plymouth State University focused on her research into how institutions can innovate in order to bring down costs for students. Utah educators shared information in breakout sessions about how each institution is using open educational resources on their campuses. Dr. David Wiley, CEO of Lumen Learning, closed the conference and covered how OER can increase student success, reinvigorate pedagogy and improve the affordability of education.

Westpointe Receives $400K Donation from Kenworth Sales

‘Writing Across the College’ Receives National Honor