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SLCC, U of U Collaborate on Electric Car Made of Composite Materials

Composites car on display at SLCC's Westpointe  Workforce Training & Education Center. Salt Lake Community College and the University of Utah are continuing a collaboration on the construction of a working electric car, whose body is primarily made of composite materials. The duo entered a vehicle in a national competition this past year and is gearing up to compete again in 2020 with a new model, with improvements being made to the original design. The interview below about the collaboration between the U of U and SLCC, the car itself and the competition is with SLCC composites instructor and U of U materials science and engineering student Zachary Ingrey. Zachary Ingrey Which departments at the University of Utah are involved with the composites car? It pretty much exclusively runs through the Mechanical Engineering department. We work with students of any discipline. One of the purposes of the competition has a business side element to it. We work with

Culinary, Fashion Institutes Collaborate on Unique Creations

SLCC Culinary Institute Chef Jeffery Coker photographs culinary alumna Bronté Mock with the design that inspired her cake (pictured at right). Good Taste: A Dialogue Between Couture and C onfection  at SLCC’s South City Campus (1575 S. State St., Salt Lake City) "Good Taste"  is a unique exhibition that joins fashion design and culinary arts. The event is presented by Salt Lake Community College faculty  and students and SLCC alumnus Michael Ryan Andolsek. For the exhibition, SLCC culinary alumni were paired with current SLCC fashion students to create cakes based on the students’ original fashion designs. The exhibition will showcase both the students’ designs as well as photographs of the cakes created by SLCC’s culinary graduates. Michael Ryan Andolsek explains a design to SLCC President Deneece G. Huftalin, who is wearing one of his creations. The idea for the “Good Taste” exhibit originated from a past collaboration between Andolsek a

Dream Center: Helping Students from Access to Graduation

Entering college can be confusing. Salt Lake Community College hopes the Dream Center in West Valley City and the Center’s website helps students who may not have proper documentation, have pending immigration status, identify themselves as DREAMers or have recently been granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status. Helping students is our highest priority at SLCC. We hope this information shows you how to access educational resources, find support and allies on campus, and navigate SLCC procedures so you can be successful in your educational pursuits. The Dream Center at Salt Lake Community College works holistically with undocumented students and mixed-status families from college access to graduation and or transfer. The Dream Center: ·       Engages in specialized college outreach and access strategies. ·       Provides individualized advising and scholarship support for current and future undocumented students at SLCC. ·