Salt Lake Community College News Stories

Browse past news stories for Salt Lake Community College in Salt Lake City, UT.
  • Three finalists picked to lead Salt Lake Community College
    posted on September 11, 2014 at 02:27:00 am
    Salt Lake Community College is expected to pick a new president Thursday. Three finalists for the job met with students, faculty and others on campus on Wednesday in advance of interviews Thursday. Finalists for SLCC president include Deneece G. ...
  • State colleges: Salt Lake Community College wins first-round game at nationals
    posted on March 18, 2014 at 05:21:00 am
    The Salt Lake Community College women’s basketball team beat Lake Region State College 73-63 on Monday in Salina, Kan., in the first round of the NJCAA Tournament. Natalie Parson and Summer Yack each scored 15 points for the Bruins (26-7), while Bella ...
  • Interim president named for Salt Lake Community College
    posted on November 17, 2013 at 12:37:00 am
    Ephraim • The Utah Board of Regents named Deneece Huftalin as interim president of Salt Lake Community College Friday. Her appointment is effective Jan. 1. She will replace president Cynthia Bioteau, who is leaving to become president of Florida ...
  • New arts and media facilities unveiled at Salt Lake Community College
    posted on November 6, 2013 at 09:41:00 pm
    Salt Lake Community College will publicly unveil its new Center for Arts and Media Thursday. The $45 million addition to the south city campus, 1575 S. State Street, features a mass communication room, a music recording studio, a film screening room, a TV ...
  • Salt Lake Community College unveils arts and media center
    posted on November 6, 2013 at 09:41:00 pm
    Salt Lake Community College will publicly unveil its new Center for Arts and Media Thursday. The $45 million addition to the south city campus, 1575 S. State Street, features a mass communication room, a music recording studio, a film screening room, a TV ...
  • Salt Lake Community College president finalist for Florida job
    posted on September 30, 2013 at 02:52:00 pm
    Salt Lake Community College president Cynthia Bioteau has been named as a finalist for another job in Florida. Bioteau is one of two people being considered for the presidency at Florida State College at Jacksonville, according to a report in The Florida ...
  • Is this Salt Lake Community College ad the best ever?
    posted on September 25, 2013 at 05:52:00 pm
    What’s better than a $2 hair cut? How about this magnum opus of a local commercial for Salt Lake Community College’s Barbering and Cosmetology School. The video has it all: a mellifluous little jingle, creepy mannequin heads, vintage video transitions. ...
  • Is this Salt Lake Community College ad the best local commercial ever?
    posted on September 25, 2013 at 05:48:00 pm
    What’s better than a $2 hair cut? How about this magnum opus of a local commercial for Salt Lake Community College’s Barbering and Cosmetology School. The video has it all: a mellifluous little jingle, creepy mannequin heads, vintage video transitions. ...
  • New shuttle connects far-flung Salt Lake Community College campuses
    posted on November 7, 2012 at 11:24:00 pm
    #### New shuttle connects far-flung Salt Lake Community College campuses the Salt Lake Tribune ##### Published Nov 7, 2012 05:24PM MDT A new shuttle service, dubbed the B-Line, now connects three of Salt Lake Community College’s far-flung campuses, serving one of Utah’s largest student bodies. The free hourly service runs between the college’s South ...
  • ‘Find out who you are,’ Abby Wamback tells Salt Lake Community College graduates
    posted on May 3, 2012 at 09:30:00 pm
    #### ‘Find out who you are,’ Abby Wamback tells Salt Lake Community College graduates By brian maffly The Salt Lake Tribune ##### Published May 3, 2012 08:29PM MDT West Valley City • Dut Aguer Bior fled his war-torn homeland in Sudan around age 6, give or take a year. He’s not sure when, ...
  • Commencement • Salt Lake Community College
    posted on May 2, 2012 at 08:06:00 pm
    #### Commencement • Salt Lake Community College ##### Published May 2, 2012 07:06PM MDT The Salt Lake Community College 2012 commencement will be held at 4:30 p.m. Thursday in the Maverik Center in West Valley City. Geographic origin of graduates: Foreign countries • 202, from 71 nations States other than Utah • 139 From Utah • 3,841 Ethnicity ...
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