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Fall Blood Drive

SLCC Student Nurse Association & Dental Hygiene Association Blood Drive Jordan Campus (north of the Health Sciences Center) November 5 10:30 am – 4:30 pm TAKE 40 MINUTES AND SAVE A LIFE!—DONATE BLOOD Click here to sign up:

It's Political: Elections, Political Action & Voting

For the month of November, SLCC Archives & Digital Collections have a new physical exhibit on display on the main floor of the Markosian Library. This display is a conglomeration of various materials from our physical archives, our IR Digital Collections, and other resources related to elections, political activism, and the right to vote. ​   Come check out the “It’s Political” Exhibit at the Redwood Campus SLCC Library, take part in the interactive voting poll on a controversial issue, view the visually dynamic display, and learn about voting history and the complexities of politics in Utah. If you can’t make it in person, visit our  online exhibit  or explore our  interactive timeline !

Rosemary Clooney and Ginger Bess: Preeminent Singers

The Grand Theatre’s new “Backstage at The Grand” Concert Series continues on November 1 by presenting “Songs of Rosemary Clooney” performed by Ginger Bess. Ms. Bess will sing selections from Rosemary Clooney’s career, which includes many jazz standards made famous by Clooney’s original interpretation. Frank Sinatra once said, “Rosemary Clooney has that great talent which exudes warmth and feeling in every song she sings. She’s a symbol of good modern American music.” Ginger Bess is a local performer with a wealth of onstage experience, including recent productions of “Chicago” and “Jekyll and Hyde,” in which she played vocally-challenging female leads. Ms. Bess is a graduate of the Musical Theatre Program at Weber State University. Songs of Rosemary Clooney as performed by Ginger Bess will play November 1-3 in the Grand’s new Backstage Theatre. Tickets can be obtained by calling the Grand Theatre box office at (801) 957-3322 or online at www.the-grand.or

LIVE Concert

SLCC Department of Performing Arts Presents the LIVE concert: Band of the Run The Agenda Missing Persons November 8, 7:30 pm South City Campus Grand Theatre 1575 S. State Admission: 2 cans of food for the Utah Food Bank

APA Citation Workshop

Need to write a paper in APA style, but have no idea what APA is? Do you know what APAP style is but don't know how it works? Learn the basics of the American Psychological Association citation style in this hands-on workshop led by SLCC Psychology Faculty member Stephanie Evans. September 25, 3 pm, Taylorsville Redwood AD 226 October 29, 12 pm, Taylorsville Redwood AD 214 November 8, 3 pm, Taylorsville Redwood AD 226 To register for this free workshop sponsored by SLCC Student WRiting Center, call 801-957-4842 or email Open to all students, faculty and staff.

SLCC Advances to Region 18 Volleyball Tourney

Salt Lake Community College Women's Volleyball team has clinched the number 2 seed for the Region 18 NJCAA Volleyball Tournament. The tournament will be held at the College of Southern Idaho in Twin Falls, on November 2-3. “We’re the only team in the conference to take CSI to five sets. We’re playing well at the end of the year and feel like we’ve got a lot of competition left in us,” SLCC head volleyball coach Sue Dulaney said. “This is a tough team. We’ve got four seniors who  have done a great job for us all year, and we are excited to see what we can do against some great teams.” The single elimination tournament features two of the country’s top 5teams—with SLCC ranked fifth and tournament host CSI ranked third. The winner automatically earns a spot in the NJCAA National Tournament to be held at Missouri State University in West Plains, Missouri from November 15-17. 

Student Voice Project Panel Opens SLCC Disability Awareness Week

As part of Disability Awareness Week, the Salt Lake Community College Disability Resource Center will host a student voice project on Monday, October 29 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the Student Event Center at the Taylorsville Redwood Campus. The student voice project is a panel discussion that brings students with and without disabilities together to share their experiences in education and in community. Five students with disabilities ranging from vision and hearing impairment to traumatic brain injury will participate. A question and answer session will be held following introductions and questions from disability resource center staff. “The College is putting on several student voice project events throughout the year as a way to promote dialogue and foster understanding among the SLCC community,” said Lee Stevens, SLCC Disability Resource Center Specialist.  “This panel discussion features five SLCC students who have different disabilities. It is a way to provide people a better

Utah Symphony Orchestra Music Director Thierry Fischer Speaks, Performs at SLCC Philosophical Conference

Thierry Fischer, Utah Symphony Orchestra Music Director, headlines the SLCC Student Undergraduate Philosophical Conference’s artistic session. Fischer’s address and performance will take place on Monday, November 12, 2012 at 11 a.m. and will be entitled, 'Noise and Noises: Being Surrounded by Noise Affects Our Perception and Creativity.' “We’ve seen this conference grow substantially because of Professor Izrailevsky’s leadership. It is tremendously exciting to bring an artist of Fischer’s quality, integrity and stature,” said Richard Scott, Grand Theatre Director. “To be able to connect the humanities and performing arts in an event like this and explore themes that are universal and unique in their own perspective is rewarding.” Before becoming the Music Director of the Utah Symphony Orchestra, Fischer was Principal conductor of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Fischer has guest-conducted orchestras such as the Philharmonica, Orchestre of the Age of Enlightenment, Cze

Wool Omnibus by Hugh Howey

One of the new acquisitions arriving this month at the SLCC library is the New York Times Bestseller, the Wool Omnibus . This collection by Hugh Howey is a compilation of five novellas that create a disturbing dystopia. In the world Howey creates, the outside world is a wasteland, and to survive, humans now live in a silo reaching deep into the earth. While most of the people in the silo just want to survive the day to day and live with the lies they are taught, others ask questions. It is the uncertainty these questions create that causes this fragile civilization to begin to unravel.  Fraught with political intrigue, bizarre superstitions, and a varied cast of characters, the world in  Wool  will suck you in as you try to figure out what is really going on and who can be trusted. On top of being an exciting read,  Wool  has also helped demonstrate the shift in our publishing world. The five novellas in this omnibus were originally self-published by Hugh Howey.  This collect

Ronald McDonald House Service Project

The simple joy of serving others. Come serve chili to those in need! Saturday, October 27. 3:25 -7:15 pm Ronald McDonald House 935 East South Temple

SLCC Named Top 10 Tech School

Digital Community Colleges Survey has announced Salt Lake Community College as the nation’s eighth-best large community college for using technology to serve its campuses for 2012. The large college category includes all colleges with 10,000 students or more. “This survey gives great insight into the nation’s Community Colleges’ efforts to advance services to students through new technologies,” says Cathilea Robinett, executive vice president of e.Republic. “The winners in these categories have increased the number of computers and kiosks, automated labor-intensive processes, improved student portals and increased student online services and more." SLCC was one of only two colleges from the western United States to be recognized in the survey. The results were announced on Thursday, October 18.

SLCC Cyclist Wins USA National Championship

Cortlan Brown won the USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championship riding for Salt Lake Community College on May 6, 2012. Brown’s winning time for the Division II race was three hours twenty minutes and twelve seconds—placing him one second ahead of Edward Grystar from Brown University. The race was held in Ogden, Utah, giving Brown, who hails from nearby Bountiful, Utah, a home course advantage.  “I’m from here, so luckily I’ve had a chance to do a few rides up it,” Brown said. A crash in the race’s first lap involving about half of the field of 93 knocked 17 riders out of the race. “I was about 10 wheels back or so and watched a guy a couple riders to my left cross wheels with the guys in front of him and he went down sliding sideways taking out a row of people all the way across the road,” Brown said.  “When I looked back to see what had happened all that I could see was a wall of bikes and people on the ground.” The crash split the pack, but the group left behind was

SLCC President Bioteau Receives Titan Award

Salt Lake Community College President Cynthia A. Bioteau has been named a winner of the 2012 Titan Award by the Sandy Chamber of Commerce. The Titan Awards is held annually to honor individuals and businesses that have risen to the call to serve and strengthen the community. Along with Bioteau, this year’s honorees are LaVell Edwards, former Brigham Young University head football coach, and Sandy City Mayor Tom Dolan.   The Greater Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce Titan Awards were created to honor individuals and businesses recognized in the community as leaders, innovators, and philanthropists who have made their lasting mark on the state through their efforts to improve the community. They have provided economic growth and jobs while also investing in the community through donations to education, the arts, and other community projects and services. Dr. Cynthia Bioteau is the 7th President and first woman CEO of Salt Lake Community College. She has positioned the College as the core

Into The Woods Matinee

6 th -12 th  graders came to see “Into the Woods” at The Grand Theatre at South City Campus. This FREE performance was courtesy  at SLCC!

Culinary Arts Program Archives

The   Culinary Arts Program Archives contains Chef Menus which have been gathered over many years to provide contemporary and historical examples ranging from elegant gourmet events to those unique and delicious "hole-in-the-wall" cafes. These Chef Menus are used to augment students' experiences whilst training in the  Culinary Arts Program at SLCC . §   The physical collection of Chef Menus has been relocated to the  Miller Campus Library  this so that students in the  Culinary Arts Program  will have improved access to these resources. §   Many of these Chef Menus have been digitized by SLCC Learning Resources staff and are now available in the teaching resource:  SLCC Culinary Arts Program Archives Digital Collection.   §    Be sure to check out the new   SLCC Archives & Digital Collections Online Exhibit   which highlights some of these great menus that where in the physical exhibit at the Markosian Library (Taylorsville Redwood Campus) during Septem

Library Costume Contest

To get into the Halloween spirit, next Tuesday the library is having a costume contest!  Come to the Markosian Library located on the Taylorsville Redwood campus from 2 until 4 pm dressed as your favorite classic literary character.  There will be prizes!

Salt Lake Community College Hosts Governor Herbert’s Education Summit

Salt Lake Community College was host to Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert’s 2012 Education Summit at its Taylorsville Redwood Campus. Governor Herbert brought together his Education Excellence Commission, leaders in public and higher education, and representatives of the business community for his annual education summit at the College. "This summit represents the most unprecedented effort we've had in recent memory to improve education in Utah," Governor Herbert said.   SLCC President Cynthia Bioteau welcomed those in attendance in the summit’s opening remarks. “Thank you, Governor Herbert for the vision you have set and for bringing us here today,” she said. “Education is a bridge to life, and we are here to talk through any differences of opinion to find common ground and to reach solutions we all desire.” Governor Herbert cited education as essential to sustained economic growth. “In Utah we have a plan for education from K through gray. Education is my

Alumni Real Salt Lake Game

Join an SLCC Alumni group when REAL Soccer takes on Vancouver on Saturday, Oct. 27th at 7 pm at RioTinto Stadium. SLCC Alums have a great block of seats under the north goal and we’d love to see you there.   Details to obtain your tickets can be found on the attached flyer or go to the Real Salt Lake web site: Click on Tickets and under Ticket Promotions enter the promo code: slccalumni. The deadline for discounted tickets is Saturday, October 20th.  It’s going to be an exciting game. SLCC grad Justin Braun is playing and you can be there to cheer him on.

SLCC All Access

Did you know you can access SLCC lab software for free from your own computing device?   Come learn how SLCC is supporting BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) with All Access. The goal of All Access is to provide any time, any place, and any device access to college computing and lab software SLCC students, faculty and staff.  All Access works on almost any device from a PC or Mac, to tablets and smart phones.  With All Access you can use programs like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, AutoCAD, MatLab, Mathematica, MyITLab, NetBeans, and online Library Databases.  We also provide you with online storage space so you can save your files in the cloud and have access to them wherever you are.  Anyone is welcome to this session where we will cover the basics of All Access, give you some tips and tricks for getting the most out the system, and we’ll also have some people there to help get your computer set up.  When and where: Monday October 22, 2010 12pm – 1p

Mindful Awareness Group

Live in the moment. Mindful Awareness Group Tune-in to yourself. Improve concentration. Calm your mind. Learn to live in the present moment. Every Tuesday: October 30 - December 4 from noon - 1 pm Taylorsville Redwood Campus Student Center Room 035 Contact James Renola at 801-957-4465 $5 to participate

Gloriana at SLCC

Gloriana November 14, 2012 With Guest Tyler Hilton 7:30 pm Student Tickets: Bleachers: $5 Floor: $10 Public Tickets: Bleachers: $10 Floor: $24 At the SLCC Lifetime Activities Center, Taylorsville Redwood Campus. Purchase tickets at the SLCC Info Desk or at

Philosophical Conference

The Third International Undergraduate Philosophical Conference Friedrich Nietzsche vs. Pierre Bourdieu: Education as a Creative Production of Culture Academic Session: November 9 8 am - noon Taylorsville Redwood Campus Student Center Oak Room Artistic Session: November 12 11: 30 am - 1 pm South City Campus Grand Theatre

Alternative Spring Break 2013

Alternative Spring Break 2013! Seattle, Washington March 17 - 23, 2013 Cost: $385 Applications accepted: November 1 - 21, 2012 11 spots available Volunteer with non-profits focusing on environmental restoration projects. Volunteers serve outdoors, and should be ready for difficult rewarding work. Kanab, Utah March 18 - 22, 2013 Cost: $175 Applications Accepted: November 1 - 21, 2012 10 spots available Work with Best Friends Animal Sanctuary for abandoned and endangered animals. Volunteers also explore Zion National Park. This trip is fully ADA accessible. Contact SLCC Disability Resource Center at (801) 957-4659

The Dream - Do Nexus

The Dream - Do Nexus Rekindling Imagination and Unleashing Creativity, Innovation, Design, & Entrepreneurship November 16, 2012, 1:30 - 3:00 pm Taylorsville Redwood Campus, Student Event Center Presenter: Dr. Jorge A. Vanegas

Electric Power Technology

Put yourself in a position to compete for a rewarding career in Utah's growing energy industry by enrolling in SLCC's Electric Power Technology certificate program. By completing this training, you will have the educational foundation and practical experience Utah's energy industry employers look for when hiring for their entry-level technician positions. Grants of up to 50% tuition are available for the Electric Power Technology certificate program.  Be sure to stop by our Open House for more information about the program and a chance to see our Indoor Lineman Technology Lab. Date:  October 23, 2012 Time:  6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Location:  Salt Lake Community College - Miller Campus                  Miller Corporate Partnership Center Room 120A                  9750 South 300 West Sandy, Utah 84070 Cost:  Free to Attend RSVP Today! The next iteration of the Electric Power Technology program starts January 14 and runs through June 4, 201