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Rainn Wilson and the Soul Pancake Movement: Feb 25 at SLCC

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
6:30 pm

Student tickets available at the SLCC Jordan, Taylorville Redwood, and South City Campuses info desks and online at the Grand Theater or Box office at South City Campus.

Tickets are $5 with your SLCC ID. Community members tickets are $15 SLCC Staff tickets are $10 Tickets can also be purchased online for non-SLCC students or employees at .

The Chicago Boyz Acrobatic Team at SLCC

Let's celebrate the Inauguration of our new College President, Deneece Huftalin at the Men's and Women's Basketball games!

January 10
Women's game: 3:00 pm
Men's game: 5:00 pm

Taylorsville Redwood Campus
LAC Arena

SLCC students and employees get in free.

Don't miss their thrilling Utah debut!

Guest Blog Post: Charlotte Nelson SLCC DC Intern

Monday, November 3:
I just finished my eighth week of work at Senator Hatch's office. I can't believe that I have been here for a month.
On Columbus Day, since I had the day off I decided to spend the afternoon on the Mall. I stumbled across the Navy Memorial, which was pretty cool because it was the Navy's birthday. If I hadn't noticed a woman taking a picture behind me I would have never realized it was there. In the memorial they had a spot for each of the armed forces, my favorite being the Coast Guard.
After the Navy Memorial, I decided to go where I had originally intended, the Natural History Museum. Since museums don't keep my interest for long I was only there for a half hour. I really had wanted to see the Dinosaur exhibit, but unfortunately it was closed.
From the first week here in D.C. I had noticed the red Capitol Bike Share bikes, so I decided to try one out today and ride the mall. Now that was the real adventure. Since they have to be turned in every h…

International Student Services Tuition & Fee Deadlines Spring 2015

Spring semester 2015 begins on Monday, January 12, 2015. 
SLCC F-1 international students will automatically be enrolled in the Ascension Health Insurance Plan when they register for classes.
·Friday, January 9 is the deadline for international student insurance & tuition payment for students registered for Spring Semester
·Tuesday, January 13 – classes dropped for not meeting deadline
There are two ways to meet the Friday, January 9 payment deadline:
1.Pay tuition & fees in full by the Friday, January 9, 2015
2.Enroll in the STIL by January 9 and make your first STIL payment to include health insurance.*
*Because of the tuition differential a payment plan is not available for School of Applied Technology English as a Second Language students.Payment of tuition in full and health insurance is required at the time of enrollment.
·Students who enroll in classes after January 12 will have seven (7) days to pay tuition & fees
·Fall Semester Health Insurance coverage is J…

SLCC President Attends White House Event on Expanding College Access

Salt Lake Community College President Deneece G. Huftalin on Thursday joined President Obama, the First Lady, and Vice President Biden along with hundreds of college presidents and other higher education leaders to announce new actions to help more students prepare for and graduate from college. 
The White House College Opportunity Day of Action was intended to support the President’s commitment to partner with colleges and universities, business leaders, and nonprofits to support students across the country to help our nation reach its goal of leading the world in college attainment.
“Community colleges are vital to create short-term technical training to meet workforce demands in STEM,” said Dr. Huftalin. “I am so proud to have represented Salt Lake Community College at the College Opportunity Day for Action Summit at the White House, and to have shared the innovative work of our faculty to help students complete college in a highly skilled and timely way.”

Event participants were ask…

SLCC Writing Students Tell All About Zombie Invasion in Utah

It's a zombie invasion!

But if you want to know more about the zombie outbreaks in and around Utah, you'll have to visit with Salt Lake Community College technical writing students Thursday, December 4, 6 p.m. in the Academic and Administration Building (AAB) Atrium at the Taylorsville Redwood Campus.

Events and exhibits include the history of the outbreak, a look at zombie physiology and a captured zombie. The event will be catered, of course, to fulfill your hunger and curiosity.

SLCC Writing Center Director Wins National Award

Salt Lake Community College Student Writing Center Director Clint Gardner recently was given the Outstanding Service Award during the International Writing Centers Association conference in Orlando.
The award given every four years recognizes people who have made significant impacts in the field of writing centers locally, nationally and internationally. Since the award’s founding in 1984, Gardner is the first recipient from a two-year college. SLCC associate professor of English Tiffany Rousculp coordinated Gardner’s nomination.
Clint Gardner
“What sets Clint apart from other colleagues is his enduring commitment to improving writing, both at SLCC’s Student Writing Center and its Community Writing Center,” Rousculp said for an IWCA press release. “His genuine ability to pursue the collective cause never ceases to amaze me.”
Gardner and other SLCC faculty started the college’s Writing Center in 1990 shortly after he began teaching there. Since that time an estimated 50,000 students ha…