SLCC History Timeline (Accessible Version):

DateMilestoneMore Information
1944-06-22G.I. Bill enacted by CongressVeteran pointing to GI Bill of Rights, photo
1947-01-01School Established: Salt Lake Area Vocational SchoolSalt Lake Area Vocational School Building, photo
1948-05-16First School President: Howard Gundersen Founding PresidentHoward Gundersen, photo
1948-09-14Salt Lake Area Vocational School first in use at 431 South 6th East, Salt Lake City Campus. School Motto: “Learn to Earn – Learn to Live.”“Learn to Earn,” photo
1949-01-01A promotional movie that was created to highlight the occupational courses available at U.T.C. and provides general guidance to students related to education. The video utilizes the College slogan “Learn to Earn.” The analog film is reel-to-reel in color with sound. The film is approximately 24 minutes in length.“Learn to Earn,” video
1949-05-01First Practical Nursing Class Commencement1949-08 Commencement – Salt Lake Area Vocational School, Nursing Program
1949-06-031949 SLAVS Accomplishment Exercises: First Completion Exercises Graduation
1949-08-25 Nursing Technician Commencement
1949-10-14First Acting President: Jay L. Nelson Appointed Acting President of SLAVSJay L. Nelson, photo
1950-02-23 Nursing Technician Commencement1950-02 Commencement – Salt Lake Area Vocational School, Nursing Program
1950-02-23 2nd Practical Nursing Graduation
1950-06-011950 SLAVS Accomplishment Exercises: Graduation1950-06 Commencement – Salt Lake Area Vocational School
1950-08-213rd Practical Nursing Graduation 1950-08 Commencement – Salt Lake Area Vocational School, Nursing Program
1951Legislature First Special Session: Appropriated $312,000 to purchase first campus property. 3.65 Acres & 3 buildings. 400 South 600 East Campus in Salt Lake City, Utah
1951-02-19 4th Practical Nursing Class Graduation
1951-05-311951 SLAVS Accomplishment Exercises: Graduation1951-05 Commencement – Salt Lake Area Vocational School
1951-08-15 5th Practical Nursing Class Graduation1951-08 Commencement – Salt Lake Area Vocational School, Nursing Program
1952-02-15 6th Practical Nursing Class Graduation
1952-03-24Dedication Ceremony for Salt Lake Campus: Salt Lake Area Vocational School Salt Lake City Campus Dedication ExercisesSalt Lake Area Vocational School dedicatory exercises, Photo
1952-05-291952 SLAVS Accomplishment Exercises: Graduation1952-05 Commencement – Salt Lake Area Vocational School
1952-08-25 7th Practical Nursing Class Graduation1952-08 Commencement – Salt Lake Area Vocational School, Nursing Program
1952-09-25First Annual Apprenticeship Completion Ceremony
1953-02-208th Practical Nursing Class Graduation1953-02 Commencement – Salt Lake Area Vocational School, Nursing Program
1953-05-281953 SLAVS Accomplishment Exercises: Graduation1953-05 Commencement – Salt Lake Area Vocational School
1953-08-219th Practical Nursing Class Graduation1953-08 Commencement – Salt Lake Area Vocational School, Nursing Program
1954First Project House ConstructedStudents working on student project house, photo
1954-02-1210th Practical Nursing Class Graduation1954-02 Commencement – Salt Lake Area Vocational School, Nursing Program
1954-05-261954 SLAVS Accomplishment Exercises: Graduation1954-05 Commencement – Salt Lake Area Vocational School 
1954-08-1311th Practical Nursing Class Graduation1954-08 Commencement – Salt Lake Area Vocational School, Nursing Program
1955-02-1112th Practical Nursing Class Graduation1955-02 Commencement – Salt Lake Area Vocational School, Nursing Program
1955-05-01Boiler Explosion: Troy Laundry Building on 400 So. 600 East campus in Salt Lake City
1955-05-261955 SLAVS Accomplishment Exercises: Graduation1955-05 Commencement – Salt Lake Area Vocational School
1956-02-1014th Practical Nursing Class GraduationGraduation photo, Licensed Practical Nursing, 1956, February
1956-05-10Marketing Class in Mock Grocery Store: Students participate in a hands-on business and marketing class that involves a mock grocery store. They are pictured acting as shoppers, or as cashiers ringing up items. Date approximate.Marketing Class And Grocery Store, photo
1956-05-291956 SLAVS Accomplishment Exercises: Graduation – Students presented $310 to begin Trust Fund for Building of College Center1956-05 Commencement – Salt Lake Area Vocational School
1956-08-1015th Practical Nursing Class Graduation1956-08 Commencement – Salt Lake Area Vocational School, Nursing Program
1956-09-14Student barbers give haircuts at the Primary Children’s Hospital. Pictured: Gary Morse on the left, Leslie Bringhursh on the right.Barbering at Primary Children’s Hospital, photo
1957Legislature appropriates $100,000 for site renovation & to fund new building plans for Salt Lake City Campus.
1957Theory Courses added; Mathematics, Communication, Science, and Blueprint Reading.Instructor and student going over trigonometry and algebra problem, photo
1957-02-0816th Practical Nursing Class GraduationGraduation photo, Licensed Practical Nursing, 1957, February
1957-05-1717th Practical Nursing Class Graduation1957-05 Commencement – Salt Lake Area Vocational School, Nursing Program
1957-05-291957 SLAVS Accomplishment Exercises: Graduation1957-05 Commencement – Salt Lake Area Vocational School
1957-10-0418th Practical Nursing Class Graduation1957-10 Commencement – Salt Lake Area Vocational School, Nursing Program
c.1958-1972“Hollywood Bowl on Communism” is an audio recording of colloquium discussing Communism with Senator Thomas J. Dodd present as a key speaker. The recording is approximately 1 hour 45 minutes in length.Hollywood Bowl on Communism, recording
1958-02-0719th Practical Nursing Class GraduationGraduation photo, Licensed Practical Nursing, 1958, February
1958-05-281958 SLAVS Accomplishment Exercises: Graduation1958-05 Commencement – Salt Lake Area Vocational School
1958-06-1320th Practical Nursing Class Graduation1958-06 Commencement – Salt Lake Area Vocational School, Nursing Program
1959-05-271959 SLAVS Accomplishment Exercises: Graduation1959-05 Commencement – Salt Lake Area Vocational School
1959-06-0821st, 22nd, and 23rd Practical Nursing Classes Graduation Ceremonies1958-1959 Scrapbook: Practical Nursing
1959-07-01School’s named is changed to Salt Lake Trade Technical InstituteStudent body officers, 1961-1962, photo
1959-07-01Initial land purchased for Redwood Campus after appropriating $200,000 to purchase the 72 acres on January 1, 1959. Master Plan developed.Aerial photograph of Redwood Campus, 1969
1959-12-22First Issue of the Student Newspaper, “The Tradesman”SLCC Student Newspapers 1959-12-22
c.1960-1969“Building a Young Nation” is an analog audio recording of guest speakers discussing the American Institution of Drafting and Design (AIDD). The recoding is approximately 1 hour and 21 minutes in length.Building a Yound Nation, recording
c.1960-1969“Lecture by Dr. Daniel Fader” is an audio recording of a lecture by Dr. Daniel Fader. The recording is approximately 1 hour and 2 minutes in length.Lecture by Dr. Daniel Fader, recording
c.1960-1969“Testimony of a Minister Saved Roadshow” is an audio recording of a radio broadcasted story. The recording is approximately 9 minutes and 30 seconds in length.Testimony of a Minster Saved Roadshow, recording
c.1960-1969“Robert D Gates” is an audio recording of a workshop with Robert D Gates, Director of Educational Operations, as the primary speaker. The recording is approximately 55 minutes and 20 seconds in length.Robert D Gates, recording
c.1960-1969“Quality of Instruction” is an audio recording of a workshop at U.T.C. The recording is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes in length.Quality of Instruction, recording
1960-03-1824th & 25th Practical Nursing Classes Graduation Ceremonies1960-03 Commencement – Salt Lake Trade Technical Institute, Nursing Program
1960-05-261960 SLTTI Accomplishment Exercises: Graduation1960-05 Commencement – Salt Lake Trade Technical Institute
1960-09-16Legislature appropriates $35,000 for an additional 6 acres to be added to Redwood Campus (Total 78 acres).
1960-09-1626th Practical Nursing Class Graduation1960 Scrapbook: Practical Nursing Class of 1960
1961-03-1727th Practical Nursing Class Graduation1961-03 Commencement – Salt Lake Trade Technical Institute, Nursing Program
1961-05-251961 SLTTI Accomplishment Exercises: Graduation1961-05 Commencement – Salt Lake Trade Technical Institute, Nursing Program
1961-09-1428th Practical Nursing Class Graduation1961-09 Commencement – Salt Lake Trade Technical Institute, Nursing Program
1961-10-20 “Cleon Skousen 10-20-61” is an audio recording of a discussion in 1961 with Cleon Skousen as the primary speaker. The event begins and ends with a prayer in honor of the troops in Vietnam. The recording is approximately 1 hour and 31 minutes in length.Cleon Skousen, recording
1961-01-11“Future in Your Hands”: A promotional 16mm color and sound movie with high school students targeted as the intended audience. The analog film was made available to other schools and to business, civic and church groups beginning in March 1962. The content highlights the occupational courses available at S.L.T.T.I. and provides general guidance to students related to education.Future in Your Handes, video
1962“Tech Topics,” the school newspaper, first publishedSLCC Student Newspapers 1962-12-03
1962-03-1629th Practical Nursing Class Commencement1962-03 Commencement – Salt Lake Trade Technical Institute, Nursing Program
1962-06-071962 SLTTI Accomplishment Exercises: Graduation1962-06 Commencement – Salt Lake Trade Technical Institute
1962-09-1430th Practical Nursing Class Commencement1962 Scrapbook: Practical Nursing Class #30
1962-11-06Mrs. Almira Wheeler and Mrs. “Pete” Petersen demonstrate how to use sheet metal bending device. Date approximate.Demonstrating Bending Sheet Metal, photo
1963-03-1531st Practical Nursing Class Commencement1963 Scrapbook: Practical Nursing Class of 1963
1963-06-061963 SLTTI Accomplishment Exercises: Graduation1963-06 Commencement – Salt Lake Trade Technical Institute
1963-07-01Redwood Campus Dedicated: Dedication Ceremony. Old barn pulled down by students.
1963-09-1332nd Practical Nursing Class Commencement1963-09 Commencement – Salt Lake Trade Technical Institute, Nursing Program
1964-05-281964 SLTTI Accomplishment Exercises: Graduation1964-05 Commencement – Salt Lake Trade Technical Institute
1964-06-01Heating Plant at Taylorsville-Redwood Campus: Initial construction phase completed of heating plantSouth side of the Heating Plant at the Redwood Campus, May 1964, photo
1964-08-141964 SLTTI Summer Accomplishment Exercises: Graduation1964-08 Commencement – Salt Lake Trade Technical Institute
1964-09-1033rd Practical Nursing Class Commencement1964-09 Commencement – Salt Lake Trade Technical Institute, Nursing Program
c.1950-1969SLTTI Cafeteria and Staff: Grill cooks and other workers operate SLTTI’s cafeteria and serve food to students, in the 1950s or 1960s. Date approximate.Cafeteria At SLTTI, photo
1965-05-25Teacher Displays Aerodynamic Cycling Vehicle: An unidentified teacher is pictured displaying an aerodynamically-designed cycling vehicle. The cycle is low to the road and teardrop-shaped, with a long, pointed nose. Date approximate.Professor Shows Off Fast Bicycle, photo
1965-05-271965 SLTTI Accomplishment Exercises: Graduation1965-05 Commencement – Salt Lake Trade Technical Institute
1965-08-171965 SLTTI Summer Accomplishment Exercises: Graduation1965-08 Commencement – Salt Lake Trade Technical Institute
1965-09-01Construction Begins on Redwood Campus: Construction begins on Jay L. Nelson Administration Building, Automotive Trades Building, and Metal Trades BuildingMetal Trades Building Construction, photo
1965-09-0934th Practical Nursing Class Commencement1965 Scrapbook: Practical Nursing Class of 1965
1966-05-271966 SLTTI Accomplishment Exercises: Graduation1966-05 Commencement – Salt Lake Trade Technical Institute
1966-08-171966 SLTTI Summer Accomplishment Exercises: Graduation1966-08 Commencement – Salt Lake Trade Technical Institute
1966-09-0835th Practical Nursing Class CommencementGraduation photo, Licensed Practical Nursing, 1966, September
1967-03-16Construction of Jay. N. Nelson Administration Building Completed on Redwood CampusJay L. Nelson in front of the Nelson Administration Building, early 1970s, photo
1967-03-16School’s Name changed to “Utah Technical College at Salt Lake”Female student polishing Utah Technical College logo on the Metal Trades Building, circa 1967, photo
1967-03-16Operation Big Move: The following services were moved to the Redwood Campus: School Administration, book store, cafeteria. The following programs were also moved to Redwood Campus: Architectural Drafting, Business, Civil Technology, Commercial Art, Data Processing, Drafting & Design, Electricity, Electronics, and Printing. The following programs remained at the Salt Lake Campus: Barbering, Building Construction, Cosmetology, Health Occupations, and Marketing.Operation Big Move Flyer
1967-05-11Building Dedication Ceremony and Open House: Jay L. Nelson Administration Building dedication ceremony and open house at Redwood Campus.Jay L. Nelson Administration Building Dedication Remarks
1967-05-22 Metal Trades Building Dedication: The Metal Trades Building was completed in April 1967 and was initially used by the Machine Shop and Welding Departments. Building was later re-named the Applied Technology Center and eventually re-named again the Advanced Technology Center (ATC).Architectural drawing of the Metals Trades Building, circa 1965
1967-05-271967 UTC Accomplishment Exercises: Graduation1967-05 Commencement – Utah Technical College
1967-05-27Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Programs added to curriculum at Metal Trades Building on Redwood Campus.
1967-08-17Summer Accomplishment Exercises: Graduation
1967-09-1436th Practical Nursing Class Commencement1967 Scrapbook: Practical Nursing Class of 1967
1967-12-01Facilities Tunnels construction completed
1968-03-01Automotive Trades Center Building completed on Redwood Campus and initially in use.North exterior of the Automotive Trades Building at night, circa 1969, photo
1968-03-20Ground Breaking Ceremony of LDS Institute of Religion at Redwood Campus. N. Eldon Tanner presiding.Redwood Campus Institute of Religion Ground Breaking Ceremonies, outline
1968-04-24Open House held at Automotive Trades Building on the Redwood Campus.Automotive Engine Show Room, photo
1968-05-281968 UTC Accomplishment Exercises: GraduationUTC Class of 1968 Graduation Exercises, photos
1968-05-28First Associate Degrees Awarded: Applied ScienceSLCC Student Newspapers 1969-05-28
1968-06-01Automotive Trades Building construction is completed on Redwood Campus.East exterior of the Automotive Trades Building, circa 1970, photo
1968-08-161968 UTC Summer Accomplishment Exercises: Graduation1968-08 Commencement – Utah Technical College
1968-08-16“1863 YRC Graduation w Walter Ullrich” is an audio recording of a 1968 U.T.C. graduation ceremony with Walter Ulrich as a primary speaker. The recording is approximately 30 minutes in length.1968 UTC Graduation with Walter Ulrich, recording
1968-09“JD Williams The Fabric of Liberty S High 9 1968” is an audio recording of guest speaker Dr. JD Williams. The recording is approximately 1 hour in length.Guest Speaker Dr. JD Williams, recording
1968-09-1237th Practical Nursing Class Commencement1968 Scrapbook: Practical Nursing Class of 1968
1968-11-21“Nicholas Strike Here Comes Tomorrow” is an audio recording of a lecuture series about preparing for the future with Nicholas Strike as the primary speaker. The recording is approximately 1 hour and 7 minutes in length.Nicholas Strike, recording
1969-02-01LDS Institute of Religion on Redwood Campus Phase One: Dedicated by N. Eldon Tanner.LDS Institute of Religion, August 1968, photo
1969-03-2038th Practical Nursing Class CommencementGraduation portraits, Licensed Practical Nursing, 1969, Spring, photos
1969-05-281969 UTC Accomplishment Exercises: Graduation1969-05 Commencement – Utah Technical College
1969-06-01Utah Technical College at Salt Lake granted full accreditation by Northwest Association. Thereafter, Higher Education Act made the college part of the State System of Higher Education.June 11, 1970 Panel Comments at National Conference on Accreditation
1969-08-151969 UTC Summer Accomplishment Exercises: Graduation1969-08 Commencement – Utah Technical College
1969-09-1139th Practical Nursing Class Commencement1969-09 Commencement – Utah Technical College, Nursing Program
c.1970-1979“Years of Boom and Bust” is an audio recording of a U.T.C Talk show with humorous dialogue about President Jay Nelson and other College employees. The recording is approximately 7 minutes and 50 seconds in length.Years of Boom and Bust, recording
c.1970-1971“Faculty Discussion on UTC Becoming a Community College” is a audio recording of a 1971 discussion about U.T.C. becoming a community college with musical interludes.Faculty Discussion on UTC Becoming a Community College, recording
1970-03-2040th Practical Nursing Class Commencement1970-03 Commencement – Utah Technical College, Nursing Program
1970-05-26Student Performing Maintenance on a Refrigerator: Student Reed Johnson is pictured participating in an appliance maintenance course at UTC. He is purging air from a refrigeration system cooling coil. Date approximate.Student Purging Air From Refrigeration System, photo
1970-06-051970 UTC Graduation Exercises1970-06 Commencement – Utah Technical College
1970-06-05“1970 Graduation” is an audio recording of a 1970 U.T.C. commencement. The recording is approximately 31 minutes and 10 seconds in length.1970 UTC Graduation, recording
1970-08-2741st Practical Nursing Class Commencement1970-08 Commencement – Utah Technical College, Nursing Program
1970-08-281970 UTC Summer Graduation Exercises 
1970-12-22Bidding process begins for Calvin L. Rampton Technology Building on the Redwood Campus.SLCC Student Newspapers 1970-12-11
1971 “Commencement 1971 UTC” is an audio recording of a 1971 U.T.C. commencement. The recording is approximately 37 minutes and 50 seconds in length.UTC 1971 Commencement, recording
1971-02-01Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Calvin L. Rampton Technology Building on the Redwood Campus.Calvin L. Rampton operating a tractor at the Rampton Technology Building groundbreaking, February 1, 1971, photo
1971-02-12“UVA Banquet Gov Calvin Rampton 12 Feb 1971” is an audio recording of a U.T.C. graduation with Governer Calvin Rampton presenting the graduates. The recording is approximately 15 minutes and 5 seconds in length.UTC 1971 Graduation Banquet with Governor Calvin Rampton, recording
1971-06-04“Graduation Breakfast” is an audio recording the U.T.C.’s 1971 Graduation Breakfast with Vernon Law as the featured speaker. The recording is approximately 42 minutes and 36 seconds in length.UTC 1971 Graduation Breakfast, recording
1971-08-24UTC 1971 Nursing Graduation Registration: “Registration- Nursing Grad 1971” is an audio recording of U.T.C.’s 1971 Nursing Graduation Registration with Dr. David Stowell as the primary speaker. The recording is approximately 15 minutes and 40 seconds in length.UTC 1971 Nursing Graduation Registration, recording
1971-08-2743rd Practical Nursing Class CommencementGraduation portraits, Licensed Practical Nursing, 1971, photo
1971-08-271971 UTC Summer Graduation Exercises1971-08 Commencement – Utah Technical College
1971-09-01Practical Nursing Program moved to Redwood Campus 
1972Salt Lake Skills Center: UTC assumes responsibility for Salt Lake Skills Center. Located 400 So. 600 E. Campus 
1972Planning for the Construction Trades Building: Utah State Legislature appropriates money for planning the Construction Trades Building on the Redwood Campus. 
1972-1973Construction of College Center Time Lapse video: This time lapse video of the construction of the College Center at the Taylorsville-Redwood Campus beginning in 1972 with the first phase of construction completed in December of 1973.Construction of College Center Time Lapse, video
1972-03-1744th Practical Nursing Class Commencement1972-03 Commencement – Utah Technical College, Nursing Program
1972-06-01Health Occupations Programs moved to the Redwood Campus from the downtown Salt Lake City campus. 
1972-06-021972 UTC Graduation Exercises1972-06 Commencement – Utah Technical College
1972-07-01College Center Construction: Initial phase of construction begins on College Center on Redwood Campus ($1.8M)Foundation construction of the College Center, circa 1973, photo
1972-08-2545th Practical Nursing Class Commencement1972-08 Commencement – Utah Technical College, Nursing Program
1972-08-251972 UTC Summer Graduation Exercises1972-08 Commencement – Utah Technical College
1972 FallCosmetology and Barbering Classes Moved to Redwood CampusCosmetology Student Paints Her Fingernails, photo
1972 FallConstruction Begins on Second Phase of LDS Institute of Religion Building on Redwood CampusNewspaper Clipping about the Three-phase Institute Building at UTC
1972 FallTechnology Building First in Use: Calvin L. Rampton Technology Building on Redwood Campus initially in use. Building houses Instructional Media, Electronics, Electricity, General Education, Drafting, and Pre-Technical Programs.Interior of the Rampton Technology Building, 1972, photo
1972-09Two-year Associate Degree Nursing program started.General College Catalog 1972-1973
1972-09Rents Automotive Trades Annex Building near 400 W. 200 So in Salt Lake City, UT. Building houses Auto Mechanics, Heavy Duty Mechanics, Small Industrial Engines, and Recreational Vehicle Maintenance.Automotive Trades garages, circa mid-1970s, photo
1972-12-01 Calvin L. Rampton Technology Building Dedication Ceremony on the Redwood Campus. South end of the Rampton Technology Building, 1972, photo
1972-12-01“Tech Building Dedication Dec 1 1972” is an audio recording the building dedication of the Calvin Rampton Technology Building at the Taylorsville-Redwood campus. The recording is approximately 1 hour and 40 seconds in length.Calvin Rampton Technology Building Dedication, recording
1973-03-1646th Practical Nursing Class Commencement1973-03 Commencement – Utah Technical College, Nursing Program
1973-06-011973 UTC Graduation ExercisesSLCC Student Newspapers 1973-05-18
1973-08-2447th Practical Nursing Class Commencement1973-08 Commencement – Utah Technical College, Nursing Program
1973-08-24Summer Graduation Exercises1973-08 Commencement – Utah Technical College
1973-10-04Completion of LDS Institute Building: The construction of the LDS Institute of Religion Building on the Redwood Campus is completed. 
1973-12-01College Center (Redwood Campus) First Construction Phase CompletedCollege Center First Phase, Interior Views, 1986, photos
1974“Graduation 1974 Utah Tech” is an audio recording of a recording of the U.T.C. 1974 Graduation ceremony. The event ends with a prayer by a student. The recording is approximately 44 minutes and 50 seconds in length.U.T.C. 1974 Graduation, recording
1974-03-1948th Practical Nursing Class Commencement1974 Scrapbook: Practical Nursing Class of 1974
1974-04-26 College Center (Redwood Campus) First Phase Dedication Ceremony College Center Dedication Program
1974-06-01 Construction begins on the Construction Trades Building on the Redwood Campus. ($3.2 M) Construction Trades Building Under Construction, 1976, photos
1974-06-071974 UTC Graduation Exercises Class of 1974 Graduation Exercises, photos
1974-08-29 49th Practical Nursing Class Commencement 1974-08 Commencement – Utah Technical College, Nursing Program
1974-08-301974 UTC Summer Graduation Exercises 1974-08 Commencement – Utah Technical College
1974-08-30 “Summer 1974 Graduation” is an audio recording of a recording of the U.T.C. 1974 Summer Graduation ceremony. The recording is approximately 1 hour in length. UTC 1974 Summer Graduation, recording
1975-03-1950th Practical Nursing Class Commencement1975-03 Commencement – Utah Technical College, Nursing Program
1975-06-03Installing Solar Panels: Teachers and students work together on a construction project that involves solar panels. Date approximate.Assembling Solar Water Heater Panels, photos
1975-06-061975 UTC Graduation Exercises1975-06 Commencement – Utah Technical College
1975-06-06UTC Rodeo Club Competition: Students from UTC’s Rodeo Club compete in riding and roping. Date approximate.Rodeo Club Competing, photos
1975-08-2951st Practical Nursing Class Commencement1975-08 Commencement – Utah Technical College, Nursing Program
1975-08-291975 UTC Summer Graduation Exercises1975-08 Commencement – Utah Technical College
1975-08-29Utah State Board of Education & Utah State Board for Vocational Education Building Dedication Ceremony. (Not Built on College Property.) 
1976-03-1752nd Practical Nursing Class CommencementGraduation portraits, Practical Nursing, 1976, March, photo
1976-06-031976 UTC Graduation Exercises 1976-06 Commencement – Utah Technical College
1976-08-2653rd Practical Nursing Class Commencement1976-08 Commencement – Utah Technical College, Nursing Program
1976-08-271976 UTC Summer Graduation Exercises1976-08 Commencement – Utah Technical College
1977“Se Puede” – KLUB Radio Show, Yes, We Can: “Se Puede” is an audio recording of a 1977 U.T.C. Talk Show with music interludes and a humorous dialogue about different College employees including President Jay Nelson. The recording is approximately 22 minutes in length.Se Puede, recording
1977Construction Completed on the Construction Trades Building (Redwood Campus). Instruction inside the CT Building begins.Classroom with machining apparatus in the Construction Trades Building, circa late 1976, photo
1977-04-22Dedication Ceremony for the Construction Trades Building on the Redwood Campus. The Dedicatory prayer by Elder Thomas S. Monson. 
1977-06-031977 UTC Graduation Exercises1977-06 Commencement – Utah Technical College
1977-08-2555th Practical Nursing Class Commencement1977-08 Commencement – Utah Technical College, Nursing Program
1977-08-261977 UTC Summer Graduation Exercises1977-08 Commencement – Utah Technical College
1978-03-07 Electronic and Computer Technology Labs: Students participating in electronic and computer technology courses at UTC, in the 1970s or 1980s. They are pictured operating and re-wiring a variety of devices (including circuit boards, recording equipment, and televisions). Date approximate. Electronic and Computer Technology, photos
1978-03-16 56th Practical Nursing Class Commencement Graduation portraits, Licensed Practical Nursing, 1978, March, photo
1978-06-01College Center (Redwood Campus) Expansion, Phase 1 CompletedCollege Center First Phase, Interior Views, 1986, photos
1978-06-021978 UTC Graduation Exercises1978-06 Commencement – Utah Technical College
1978-06-02“UTC Commencement June 2 1978” is an audio recording of the June 2, 1978 commencement at U.T.C. The recording is approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes in length.1978 UTC Graduation, recording
1978-08-2457th Practical Nursing Class CommencementGraduation portraits, Licensed Practical Nursing, 1978, August, photo
1978-08-251978 UTC Summer Graduation Exercises1978-08 Commencement – Utah Technical College
1979-01-17Third President: Inauguration of President Dale S. Cowgill1978-1980 Dale S. Cowgill: Candid Shots, photos
1979-02-10Business Building (Redwood Campus): Architectural Design Program approvedBusiness Building: Construction, Groundbreaking, and Dedication, photos
1979-06-021979 UTC Graduation Exercises1979-06 Commencement – Utah Technical College
c.1980-1987“Marketing Challenge” is an audio recording of informational talk by Marvin Salisbury about the Marketing Department at U.T.C. The recording is approximately 10 minutes in length.Marketing Challenge, recording
c.1980-1989KLUB News Radio Compilation: “KLUB Radio” is an audio recording of the KLUB tapings for April 5, 12, 19 and 26 from Burton A. Talmage. The broadcast contains information about the quarter education system and different programs at U.T.C. Of particular note is the emphasis on encouraging women in particular to explore the educational opportunities at UTC.KLUB Radio Compilation, recording
1980-06-061980 UTC Graduation Exercises1980-06 Commencement – Utah Technical College
1980-10-15Whirlyball Team: Whirlyball is a team sport invented by Stan Mangum that combines elements of basketball and jai alai (a sport involving a ball bounced off a walled space by accelerating it to high speeds with a hand-held device), or rather a combination of lacrosse and bumper cars, with the players riding Whirlybugs, small electric vehicles similar to bumper cars. Because play requires a special court, it is played in only a handful of locations in the United States and Canada. Here, UTC students are pictured trying their hand at whirlyball. Date approximate.Whirlyball Is A Team Sport, photos
1980-11-24Interim President: James Schnirel begins term as Interim President.James R. Schnirel Images and Documents
1981KLUB News Radio 1981: “KLUB News 1981” is an audio recording of the KLUB radio broadcast regarding spring quarter at U.T.C. The recording is approximately 9 minutes and 39 seconds in length.KLUB News 1981, recording
1981-06-051981 UTC Graduation ExercisesUtah Technical College at Salt Lake, Commencement 1981, photos
1981-08-03Fourth President: Orville Carnahan begins term as U.T.C. President.1981-1990 Orville D. Carnahan: Candid Shots, photos
1981-10-21Inaugural Convocation for President Carnahan1981-1990 Orville D. Carnahan: Documents
1982-04-28UTC Cheerleading Team: Group portraits of the College’s cheerleading team in the 1980s, in their full blue-and-gold uniforms. Date approximate.Cheerleading Team, photos
1982-06-041982 UTC Graduation Exercises1982-06 Commencement – Utah Technical College
1983“UTC Graduation 1983” is an audio recording of the 1983 U.T.C. graduation ceremony. The recording is approximately 1 hour and 14 minutes in length.Utah Technical College Graduation 1983, recording
1983-06-03 1983 UTC Graduation Exercises 1983-06 Commencement – Utah Technical College
1983-09-01Sandy Campus on 700 E 9400 So. opens and instruction begins. Sandy Campus Opening Ceremonies, photos
c.1984-1986 Capital Facilities Requests for 1984-1986: This promotional video advertises enrollment data and various projects UTC was undergoing in order to increase student enrollment and generate grant funding. 1984-1986 Capital Facilities Requests, recording
1984-04-01Construction completed on the College President’s residence. 
1984-05-09The Wheeling Utes: Student athletes playing basketball on an intramural, co-ed wheelchair team known as The Wheeling Utes. Date approximate.Wheelchair Basketball Team, photos
1984-06-071984 UTC Graduation Exercises1984-06 Commencement – Utah Technical College
1984-06-07“Graduation 1984″is an audio recording of a 1984 U.T.C. Graduation Ceremony. The ceremony begins and ends with a prayer. The recording is approximately 1 hour and 8 minutes in length.Graduation 1984, recording
1984-10-02Business Building on Redwood Campus is under construction. 
1984-10-31O.C. Tanner Fountain: Construction begins on the fountain on the Redwood Campus college quad.O. C. Tanner Fountain Construction, photos
c.1985-1987Capital Facilities Requests for 1985-1987: This Promotional video, originally released for a 1985-1987 Capital Facilities Request, advertises enrollment data, college name changes, history of the college, the different programs, locations, and buildings on the Taylorsville-Redwood Campus.1985-1987 Capital Facilities Requests, recording
1985-04-10First Aviation Graduates: Graduating aviation maintenance students are pictured at a banquet held in their honor. They are seen speaking with their teachers, receiving awards, and posing together as a group.First Aviation Graduates, photos
1985-06-061985 UTC Graduation Exercises1985-06 Commencement – Utah Technical College
1985-10-04Business Building (Redwood Campus), First Phase Dedication Ceremony. 
1985-10-14O.C. Tanner Fountain: dedication of first phase completionO. C. Tanner Fountain Dedications, photos
1986This promotional video for Utah Technical College at Salt Lake is an analog video resource from the Salt Lake Community College (SLCC). This video, originally released in 1986, advertises various programs offered by UTC to potential students.UTC Advertisement 06, recording
1986-04-01Riverside Campus initially in use. 
1986-05-01O.C. Tanner Fountain: dedication of second phase completionO. C. Tanner Fountain in the Snow, 2007, photo
1986-06-01Buildings torn down on Salt Lake Campus, 4th South and 6th EastDemolition of Utah Tech Buildings at the 400 South 600 East Campus, 1986, photos
1986-06-051986 UTC Graduation Exercises1986-06 Commencement – Utah Technical College
1986-06-05“UTC Graduation 1986” is an audio recording of the 1986 U.T.C. graduation ceremony. The recording is approximately 1 hour and 38 minutes in length.UTC Graduation 1986, recording
1986-06-07 Challenge Cup Criterium Race: Cyclists compete in a race sponsored by UTC and Wisdom Enterprises. Challenge Cup Criterium Race, photos
1986-08-27 Student Center (Redwood Campus): Major Expansion Construction Begins. (Student Center was formally called the College Center.) 
1986-09-17 Student Center (Redwood Campus): Construction kickoff celebration for major expansion. SLCC Student Newspapers 1986-10-24
1987 Student Center (Redwood Campus): expansion construction completed. 1986 Scrapbook: Student Center, College Construction
c.1987-1996 This promotional video, entitled “Doorway to Opportunity,” uses an interview format to provide a historical background and promote Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) by supplying various facts and figures about the programs offered at SLCC and examining core values of the college. Doorway to Opportunity, recording
1987-04-27 Salt Lake Community College: Governor Norm Bangerter signs bill to rename the College.Carnahan with Governor Bangerter, likely when UTC was officially renamed SLCC, photos
1987-06-111987 SLCC Commencement1987-06 Commencement – Salt Lake Community College
1987-10-20Student Newspaper is renamed “Horizon.”SLCC Student Newspapers 1987-10-26
1988-06-091988 SLCC Commencement1988-06 Commencement – Salt Lake Community College
1988-09-01Airport Campus Opens and instruction begins.Images of a Beech Starship at the Airport Campus, photos
1988-10-20South City Campus Purchased:Former South High School site and buildings purchased for $1,000,000. 
1988-11-04Sandy Campus: Open house celebration for expanded facilities 
1988-12-141988 Winter Practical Nursing Graduation1988-12 Pinning Ceremony – Salt Lake Community College, Nursing Program
1989Heating Plant and Shop Building at South City Campus initially in use. 
1989-06-091989 SLCC CommencementSLCC Student Newspapers 1989-07-10
1989-08-21Eccles Early Childhood Development Lab School: Groundbreaking ceremony; construction beginsCelebrating the Eccles Lab School Ground Breaking, photos
1990Interview of President Carnahan, part 1: This oral history video of SLCC President, Orville D. Carnahan (1981-1990) investigates Carnahan’s perspective of the college. Carnahan recounts his time as President at SLCC & shares his views of future developments in the college.Interview of President Carnahan, part 1, recording
1990Interview of President Carnahan, part 2: This oral history video of SLCC President, Orville D. Carnahan (1981-1990) investigates Carnahan’s perspective of the college. Carnahan recounts his time as President at SLCC & shares his views of future developments in the college.Interview of President Carnahan, part 2, recording
1990-05-24Applied Technology Center (formally called Metal Trades Building) at Redwood Campus: press conference held to announce the start of construction of the ATC.SLCC Student Newspapers 1990-05-30
1990-06-081990 SLCC Commencement1990-06 Commencement – Salt Lake Community College
1990-06-30President Orville D. Carnahan retiresLife Sketches: Orville D. Carnahan
1990-07-01Heber T. Hunt appointed Interim PresidentHeber T. Hunt Photographs
1990-09-01Grand Theatre at South City Campus debuted. Director Pat Davis. 
1990-10-01Frank W. Budd is selected to be 5th College President. (Inauguration ceremony not held until 27 September 1991)1991-2000 Frank W. Budd: Slides, photos
1990-10-03Applied Technology Center (formally called Metal Trades Building) remodel completed. Dedication ceremony held. 
1991-01-01Heber T. Hunt, Interim President,  steps down. 
1991-01-02Frank W. Budd officially becomes Fifth President of the College.1991-2000 Frank W. Budd: Event Photographs
1991-03-25South City Campus OpenedSouth City Campus, 1988-1993, photos
1991-05-08Eccles Early Childhood Development Lab School: dedication ceremonyEccles Early Childhood Lab School Dedication Ceremony Program
1991-06-081991 SLCC CommencementCommencement June 1991, photos
1991-09-27President Frank W. Budd inauguration ceremony Inauguration of Dr. Frank W. Budd, program
1991-10-16Abraham Markosian Library, Redwood Campus, final negotiations completed.Architectural drawing of the Markosian Library, circa 1992
1991-11-03Abraham Markosian Library: Construction begins. No groundbreaking ceremony held. Construction Party held instead.1991-1993 Scrapbook: The Building Process and Celebration of the New Markosian Library
1992-01-27Former College President Howard Gundersen Dies.DEATH: HOWARD B. GUNDERSEN – Deseret News, article
1992-06-121992 SLCC CommencementSLCC Student Newspapers 1992-06-24
1992-10-07First Convocation Ceremony held. 1992 Fall Convocation
1992-11-01Disability Resource Center (DRC) Established on Redwood Campus. 
1993-06-01Abraham Markosian Library: Utah National Guard installs communication cables in new library building on Redwood Campus. 
1993-06-111993 SLCC Commencement1993-06 Commencement – Salt Lake Community College
1993-06-12Library in Technology Building closed. Packing for move to new Markosian Library Building begun.Original Library and Media Center, 1974-1978, photos
1993-08-09Taylorsville-Redwood Campus Library move from the Technology Building to the new Markosian Library Building begins.SLCC Student Newspapers 1993-07-21
1993-09-01Science and Industry Building (Taylorsville-Redwood Campus): Construction begins 
1993-09-21Computer-Aided Drawing and Design Program: Students get hands-on computer-aided drafting/design experience at SLCC’s CAD training center.Computer-Aided Drawing and Design Program, photos
1993-09-27Abraham Markosian Library officially opens on Taylorsville-Redwood Campus.South exterior of the Markosian Library, November 16, 1993, photo
1993-11-16Abraham Markosian Library: Dedication Ceremony heldCathleen Partridge speaking during the Markosian Library dedication ceremony, November 16, 1993, photo
1994-06-111994 SLCC CommencementCommencement June 1994, photos
1995Airpot Center opensAviation Maintenance Program, ULA Helicopter, 2008, photos
1995-06-101995 SLCC Commencement1995-06 Commencement – Salt Lake Community College
1995 FallLifetime Activities Center (LAC) initially in use on Taylorsville-Redwood CampusConstruction of the Lifetime Activities Center, photos
1995 Fall Millcreek Center opens and classes begin.Millcreek Center, 1998, photo
1995 FallScience and Industry Building (Taylorsville-Redwood Campus) opensScience and Industry Building, Interior, Redwood Campus, photos
1996Emma Lou Thayne Center for Service Learning on Taylorsville-Redwood Campus is established.SLCC Student Newspapers 1996-03-12
c.1996-02-21Jordan Campus: Master planning begins.
1996-04-19Science and Industry Building (Taylorsville-Redwood Campus): dedication ceremony
1996-06-141996 SLCC Commencement1996-06 Commencement – Salt Lake Community College
1996-07-01Jack Alder Amphitheater on Taylorsville-Redwood Campus completed.Alder Amphitheater Spring 2010, photos
1996 Fall Distance Learning Center opens
1996 FallUtah Small Business Development Center (USBDC): SLCC becomes hositing institution for USBDC.
1996-09-25Jack Alder Amphitheater dedication ceremony
1996-09-251996 Convocation1996 Fall Convocation
1996-09-27 Lifetime Activities Center (LAC) on Redwood Campus Dedication and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.SLCC Student Newspapers 1996-09-24
1997-02-11Culinary Arts Class Project: Culinary arts students collaborate on a class project. They are pictured arranging vegetables, baked goods, and a whole fish into an appealing display.Culinary Arts Class Project, photos
1997-02-18Native American Club Celebration: Sean Taylor performs a Native American dance during a pow wow hosted by the Campus Indian Club (Shoshoni Nation).Native American Dancer, photo
1997-06-141997 SLCC Commencement1997-06 Commencement – Salt Lake Community College
1998-06-0150th Anniversary of the College closed. Administrator With Some SLCC’s 50th Birthday Cake, photo
1998-06-131998 SLCC Commencement1998-06 Commencement – Salt Lake Community College
1998-06-17Jordan School District Technical Center: Proposal initiated by Jordan School District for lease of space for Jordan School District Technical Center Building on SLCC Jordan Campus.
1998 FallQuarters to Semesters: SLCC converted from quarter system to semester calendar system.General College Catalog 1998-1999
1998-09-14 SLCC’s 50th Birthday Celebration and Parade: Celebrated with cake, speeches, and a parade. The parade includes floats from VICA, DEX, the alumni association, and Miss Tonga (possibly from a Pacific Islands club on campus), as well as a brass band and a caravan of trolley cars.SLCC’s 50th Birthday Party & Parade, photos
1998-09-17Miller Campus Ground Breaking: Larry H. Miller Entrepreneurship Training Center ground breaking.Larry H. Miller Ground Breaking Ceremony, photos
1998-12-09Jordan Campus Ground Breaking Ceremony: 9000 South Bangerter Highway
1999-04-1750th Habitat for Humanity Home: SLCC commemorates its 50th “Habitat for Humanity” home by building it in 50 hours, followed by a ribbon-cutting ceremony.Habitat for Humanity Home, 50th, photos
1999-05-121999 SLCC Commencement1999-05 Commencement – Salt Lake Community College
1999-08-01Miller Campus and Larry H. Miller Entrepreneurship Training Center opensLarry H. Miller Campus 2004, photos
2000-01-21Larry H. Miller Entrepreneurship Training Center dedication ceremony.SLCC Student Newspapers 2000-01-19
2000-05-102000 SLCC Commencement2000-05 Commencement – Salt Lake Community College
2000-04-26H. Lynn Cundiff becomes Sixth President.2000-2003 H. Lynn Cundiff: Inauguration Program
2000-08-01Applied Education Center opens on 3900 So. 250 W.
2000-11-14Cate Field Baseball Diamond groundbreaking at Jordan Campus.
c.2001-2005SLCC Promo: This video highlights the process of filming including multiple shots of scenes with different angles and multiple SLCC logos.SLCC Promo on Vimeo, recording
2001-01-08High Tech Learning Center (Jordan Campus): Building opens and classes beginSalt Lake Community College, High Tech Education Center | School Designs
2001-02-06Jordan Campus Student Pavilion: Ground breaking ceremony
2001-03-29Jordan Campus: Ribbon Cutting CeremonyJordan Campus, photo
2001-04-26H. Lynn Cundiff, Sixth College President: Inauguration Ceremony2000-2003 H. Lynn Cundiff: Inauguration Program
2001-05-092001 SLCC CommencementCommencement May 2001, photos
2001-06-26Jay L. Nelson, Second College President, dies.Obituary: Jay L. Nelson – Deseret News
2001-09-20Hispanic Club Celebration: Students from the Hispanic Club and other participants gather on the quad. Some are performing Latin dance styles while others look on. Two children are pictured dancing in traditional dress.Hispanic Club Celebration, photos
2001-10-172001 ConvocationSLCC Student Newspapers 2001-10-22
2002-05-102002 SLCC Commencement2002-05 Commencement – Salt Lake Community College
2002-08-22Student Center (Redwood Campus): Ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony for the expansion.
2003-05-072003 SLCC Commencement2003-05 Commencement – Salt Lake Community College
2003-08-01Millcreek Center Closure after summer semesterSLCC Student Newspapers 2003-04-15
2003-11-17Abraham Markosian Library 10th Birthday celebration.
2004-05-072004 SLCC CommencementSLCC Student Newspapers 2004-05-25
2004-08-25Draper Center Opens and Classes beginDraper Campus Buildings 2004, photos
2005-05-062005 SLCC Commencement2005-05 Commencement – Salt Lake Community College
2006-05-052006 SLCC Commencement2006-05 Commencement – Salt Lake Community College
2006-08-222006 Convocation2006 Fall Convocation, program
2006-09-12 Culinary Arts Center at Miller Campus: Ribbon Cutting CeremonyCulinary Arts Building Photographs
2007-05-112007 SLCC Commencement2007-05 Commencement – Salt Lake Community College
2007-08-212007 Convocation, theme: “Focus on Student Success”
2008-02-13Redwood Campus renamed Taylorsville-Redwood CampusTaylorsville Redwood Campus in Fall 2012, photos
2008-05-022008 SLCC CommencementCommencement 2008, photos
2008-09-02Gundersen Facilities Services Building (Taylorsville-Redwood Campus) opens and Facilities Services are moved to new building.Gundersen Facilities Services Building Open House, photos
2009-05-082009 SLCC Commencement2009-05 Commencement – Salt Lake Community College
2009-07-13O.C. Tanner Fountain: Demolition begins on O.C.Tanner Fountain on Quad of Redwood CampusSLCC Student Newspapers 2009-04-30
2009-08-252009 Convocation
2010-05-072010 SLCC Commencement2010-05 Commencement – Salt Lake Community College
2010-08-242010 Convocation 
2010-08-27Legacy Fountain: Celebration for Legacy Fountain and Plaza on Taylorsville-Redwood CampusLegacy Fountain at SLCC’s Taylorsville Redwood Campus April 2010, photos
2010-10-01Automotive Trades Building: Demolition begins on Automotive Trades Building on Taylorsville-Redwood Campus to make a place for the new Instructional and Administration Building (IAB) to be built on the same site.Images of the Demolition of the Automotive Trades Building, photos
2010-11-10Instructional and Administration Building (IAB): Groundbreaking ceremony for Instructional and administration Building on Taylorsville-Redwood Campus. (Built on site of former Automotive Trades Building.)Instruction and Administration Building Ground Breaking Ceremony, photos
2011-05-052011 SLCC Commencement, first time it was held at the Maverick Center2011-05 Commencement – Salt Lake Community College
2011-05-12Legacy Fountain: Phase Two of Construction Begins.Legacy Fountain May 2010 Images, photos
2011-05-16Miller Campus Library Opens
2011-08-01General Education Step Ahead Program begins at Highland Center.Step ahead with SLCC Learning Support and Tutoring
2011-09-012011 Convocation
2011-09-07Mortuary Science AAS degree: Salt Lake Community College is offering a new AAS degree in mortuary science. There is no other school that offers this degree in the surrounding states of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho.Mortuary Science Program Fall 2011 Images, photos
2012-04-04Barbering and Cosmetology Program Cancelled: The Barbering and Cosmetology program at SLCC is no longer offered. SLCC cuts Barbering and Cosmetology program
2012-05-032012 SLCC Commencement2012 Commencement, photos
2012-08-27 Westpointe Center Opens: 2150 Dauntless Ave (1000 N0) Salt Lake City.Westpointe Center Classes!
2012-09-012012 ConvocationSave the Date!
2013-02-11SLCC Homeland Security AAS Degree: The Utah Board of Regents has approved the Utah System of Higher Education’s first Homeland Security and Emergency Management associate of applied science (A.A.S.) degree at SLCC. The new degree will prepare students for entry-level careers in the field of homeland security and emergency management. Utah Board of Regents Approves SLCC Homeland Security Degree
2013-03-28Utah State University and Salt Lake Community College Form Strategic Partnership: The agreement provides coursework to SLCC students enabling them to seamlessly transfer to USU and complete USU’s bachelor’s degree requirements. The coursework is delivered via USU’s Regional Campus and Distance Education interactive video conferencing system directly to the SLCC campus.Utah State University and Salt Lake Community College Form Strategic Partnership
2013-04-25SLCC Holds Peace Officer Graduation Ceremony: SLCC’s 71st POST graduating class includes four women and twenty-five men. Two have U.S. military experience. Five graduates have already secured jobs with public safety agencies, and many others are currently involved in the selection process. The graduation was held at the Miller Campus, Free Enterprise Center (MFEC) auditorium.SLCC Holds Peace Officer Graduation Ceremony
2013-05-09 2013 SLCC CommencementSLCC honors its largest graduating class – Deseret News
2013-08-202013 Convocation, held at the Taylorsville-Redwood CampusSave the date! Schedule of Events
2013-08-30SLCC Opens New Plastics Lab: Salt Lake Community College has opened a new Plastics Lab at its Meadowbrook Campus. A boon to both students and local manufactures in the Plastics Injection Molding industry. The lab will contain the newest equipment in the industry.SLCC Opens New Plastics Lab
2013-10-11New Health Information Technology Certificate ProgramSLCC Offers New Health Information Technology Certificate Program
2013-10-15Instructional and Administration Building (later renamed Academic and Administration Building) Dedication CeremonyIAB photo
2013-10-23Instruction and Administration Building: open house and dedication of Cultural Commons. (Cultural Commons dedicated to the late professor John Fritz.) The building was later renamed to the Academic and Administration Building (AAB).IAB Open House and dedication of Cultural Commons
2013-11-07Center for Arts and Media Grand Opening: MacArthur genius award recipient Bill Strickland helped kick off events November 7 with a keynote address at South City Campus’ Grand Theatre.Center for Arts and Media Dazzles During Grand Opening 
2013-11-11 Digital Story of the Markosian Library: Mixing images of the Markosian Library with audio from interviews from SLCC Libraries Staff, this digital story highlights what people from various backgrounds and perspectives think about libraries and why libraries are important.Digital Story of the Markosian Library, video
2013-11-1820th Anniversary of the Abraham Markosian LibraryAbraham Markosian Library, photo
2013-12-04Dr. Deneece Huftalin Appointed Interim President: The Utah Board of Regents has appointed Dr. Deneece Huftalin,vice president of SLCC Student Services, as the new interim president at Salt Lake Community College.SLCC Student Newspapers 2013-12-04
2014-04-15IAB Renamed: Instruction and Administration Building (IAB) is renamed the Academic and Administration Building (AAB).Campus briefs: Highland Center to close; IAB gets a new name
2014-04-19Jay L. Nelson Administration Building: demolition begins. Jay L. Nelson Administration Building to be replaced by green space.Jay L. Nelson Admin Building demolition, photo
2014-05-082014 SLCC Commencement2014-05 Commencement – Salt Lake Community College
2014-06-30Highland Center Closed: The closure ends a decade-and-a-half presence in the east portion of the Salt Lake valley for SLCC and accommodates a changing student population.Campus briefs: Highland Center to close; IAB gets a new name
 2014-08-202014 Convocation 2014 Fall Convocation, program
2014-09-09SLCC Launches Science, Math, and Technology Resource Center. The center will include expanded math and science labs combined in one space inside the Science and Industry Building’s atrium.
2014-09-09SLCC Awarded Part of NASA Grant. SLCC has been awarded part of more than $17.3 million being offered by NASA’s Office of Education through the National Space Grant and Fellowship Program with the goal of increasing student and faculty engagement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at community colleges and technical schools around the country.SLCC wins big with role in NASA grant
2014-09-29President Jay L. Nelson Quad Dedication (Taylorsville-Redwood Campus)SLCC dedicates green space to former college president
2015Grand Theatre: South City Campus’ Grand Theatre is selected by the Sundance Institute as a Festival screening venue for 2015, and for subsequent years.SLCC Student Newspapers 2014-10-08
2015-01-13Dr. Deneece Huftalin, eighth College President, Inauguration CeremonySLCC Holds Inauguration for Eighth President
2015-02-25The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program receives a $604,000 grant from the National Science Foundation’s Scholarships. The funds will support students, in particular minorities and women, who are committed to completing STEM-related degrees.SLCC Receives $600K National Science Foundation grant
2015-05-01SLCC dedicates softball field in honor of former SLCC Athletics Director Norma Carr. She dedicated 25 years as the athletics director at SLCC. The dedication ceremony formally changed the Taylorsville Redwood Campus Softball Diamond name to Norma Carr Field.
2015-05-04Clifton Sanders becomes the new Provost of Academic Affairs.SLCC names Sanders Provost of Academic Affairs
2015-05-112015 SLCC Commencement2015-05 Commencement – Salt Lake Community College
2015-07-10Charles Lepper named new Vice President for Student AffairsSLCC Names New VP for Student Affairs
2015-08-03Salt Lake Community College was recently awarded two TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) Grants by the Department of Education to benefit disabled, low-income and first-generation students.SLCC receives $2.8 million in federal funds to help disadvantaged students
 2015-08-15 West Valley Center Grand Opening, located at 3460 S. 5600 West in West Valley City.SLCC West Valley Center Grand Opening
2016-05-062016 SLCC Commencement: Hundreds of graduates and their families and friends filled the Maverik Center in West Valley City to take part in Salt Lake Community College’s 2016 commencement ceremony with 4,125 Graduates2016-05 Commencement – Salt Lake Community College
2016-06-01Westpointe Career and Technical Education Center, near the Salt Lake City International Airport, ground breaking. SLCC’s new center brings together technical education in multiple trades integral to the long-term economic vitality of the Salt Lake Valley. The 121,000-square-foot building provides space for collaboration with industry partners in multiple fields. The new facility is expected to open in 2018. Westpointe Ground Breaking, photo
2016-06-13LGBTQ+ Pride Crosswalk: Rainbow crosswalk unveiled at the Taylorsville Redwood Campus, in honor of LGBTQ+ Pride.LGBTQ+ Rainbow Crosswalk Unveiling, photo
2016-09-01“SLCC Promise” Inaugural Year Begins. SLCC’s financial aid program, called “SLCC Promise,” is in effect as of the 2016-17 school year.SLCC Promise, webpage
2017-01-31President Deneece Huftalin receives “Leadership in Education” award at the Utah Women’s Leadership Celebration, held at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.President Honored During Sundance
2017-02-28STEM Center Opening: Salt Lake Community College opened the doors Wednesday to its new Dumke Center for STEM Learning on its flagship Taylorsville Redwood Campus. SLCC made room for the 6,000 square-foot Center by renovating part of its Science and Industry Building.“DNA Cutting” for New STEM Center, image
2017-03-24Bruins’ Women’s Basketball Team Advances in NJCAA Tournament: Bruins defeat Jones County in the NJCAA National Women’s Basketball Championship Tournament Elite Eight showdown, and advance to the Final Four for the first time in school history.Women’s Basketball Team, photo
2017-04-06Choir Director Retires: Dr. Lyle Archibald retires, after 25 years as SLCC faculty, and is honored with a surprise commemorative concert.SLCC Student Newspapers 2017-04-12
2017-05-052017 SLCC Commencement: Salt Lake Community College honored its largest-ever graduating class during commencement ceremonies Friday at the Maverik Center in West Valley City. More than 4,700 graduates ranged in age from 16 to 79, representing 86 countries and 36 states, collectively earning 5,766 degrees and certificates. Almost 200 military veterans and more than 30 of their dependents also graduated.2017-05 Commencement – Salt Lake Community College
2017-06-01Aviation and Professional Pilot Associate Degree and Certificate programs are discontinued. Announced in Spring 2017, effective Summer 2017.
2017-06-23Barbara Grover retires as the Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness, after 7 years in the position, and 23 years overall at SLCC.VP for Institutional Effectiveness Retires, photo
2017-07-01Jeff Aird becomes the new Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness.New VP for Institutional Effectiveness, photo
2017-07-17Dr. David Richardson returns to SLCC as Interim Dean of the School of Humanities & Social Sciences.Interim Dean of the School of Humanities & Social Sciences Announced
2017-07-31“Salt Lake Community College [receives] a $334,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), aimed at increasing the number and diversity of geology majors and improving their transfer rates.” (The Fountain, 2017-07-31).SLCC ‘Rocks It’ With $334K National Science Foundation Geoscience Grant
2017-08-07SLCC’s Aviation Maintenance Department announces the approval of a new Avionics program.SLCC Student Newspapers 2017-08-07
2017-08-17“Salt Lake Community College [receives] $189,000 from the National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH) to host a Summer Institute in 2018 for College and University Faculty. The four-week Institute will explore […] transformations in the book [and provide] hands-on instruction for participants with digital and print text production in SLCC’s Publication Center.” (The Fountain, 2017-08-17).College Wins NEH Grant to Host Institute
2017-08-28SLCC Partners in $1M Howard Hughes Medical Institute Grant with the University of Utah to develop fully articulated degree pathways for students seeking science degrees.College Partner in $1M Howard Hughes Medical Institute Grant
2017-09-06Gabe Byars, assistant professor in Salt Lake Community College’s Occupational Therapy Assistant Program, receives the “Above and Beyond” award from the Utah-Southern Idaho chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.Assistant Profess Honored by MS Society, photo
2017-09-08“Day of Service” First Annual Event: SLCC faculty and staff participate in the inaugural “Day of Service,” a community volunteering event throughout the Salt Lake Valley. Locations: Maliheh Free Clinic, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake (Murray and Sugarhouse), TreeUtah (Eco Garden site), Salt Lake County Youth Services, Family Support Center, CCS Homeless Services, Jordan River Commission, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Utah Food Bank, Wasatch Community Gardens.Day of Service 2017, photo
 2017-09-11 SLCC hosted the annual Gail Miller Utah Leadership Cup at Hidden Valley Country Club in Sandy, raising almost $200,000 for scholarships that benefit students at SLCC. In particular, $10,000 of proceeds raised will go toward scholarships for veterans attending SLCC. Funds will also support student athletes and the general student population at SLCC. SLCC Raises ~$200K with Golfing Fundraiser, photo
2017-09-27Kathryn Coquement is named the new Assistant Vice President for Student Development, effective November 1st.SLCC Welcomes New Assistant Vice President for Student Development
2017-10-19SLCC’s Thayne Center for Service & Learning receives the “Champion of Service” award from The Family Support Center.Thayne Center Honored: “Champion of Service,” photo
2017-11-04Amigos Mentores receives the 2017 NASPA Region V Innovative Program Award, recognizing an “outstanding program that furthers the growth of students and enhances life on campus.”Amigos Mentores Receives NASPA’s Innovative Program Award, photo
2017-11-07The Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board awards $2000 grant to SLCC Library Services. This grant “will fund efforts to digitize approximately 800 photographs documenting SLCC’s past, including convocations, presidential inaugurations, club activities and instructional program activities.”Library Services Grant Helps Preserve Part of Utah’s Photographic History
2017-11-15The ATHENA Leadership Award was presented to President Huftalin during the Salt Lake Chamber’s annual Women & Business Conference. This award recognizes excellent service by an active Salt Lake Chamber Member, particularly in regards to assisting women in the community. President Huftalin Receives ATHENA Leadership Award, photo
2017-11-16The Association of Energy Engineers honors SLCC as an Energy Champion in recognition of the training and programs offered by the SLCC Energy Institute, as well as the conservation efforts of SLCC Facilities.SLCC Honored as “Energy Champion,” photo
2018 SpringAs of Spring 2018, SLCC School of Health Sciences offers a Respiratory Therapy Program at Jordan Campus.New Respiratory Therapy Program Starts Spring, 2018
2018-01-08The Bruin Fitness Center at South City Campus is unveiled. Twenty pieces of equipment are available at this point, along with televisions and changing rooms.Bruin Fitness Center opens at South City Campus
2018-06-03SLCC Students March in the Utah Pride Festival: A large amount of students march down Main Street during the 2018 Utah Pride Festival.Pride Parade 2018, photos
2018-07-195th Annual Bearfoot Festival: Members of the Club Resonance put together a musical festival at the South City Campus.Student music takes stage at Bearfoot Festival
2018-08-22Herriman Center located at the old City Hall Building 13011 South Pioneer Street begins offering its first classes.SLCC Offering Classes in Herriman This Fall
2018-09-10The sixth annual Gail Miller Utah Leadership Cup raised $320,000 for scholarships for SLCC studentsMore than $300,000 Raised for SLCC Students at Gail Miller Utah Leadership Cup
2018-09-19Westpointe Workforce Training & Education Center Officially Opens. The building contains programs to fill the industrial and technical needs of Utah.SLCC Officially Opens the Westpointe Workforce Training & Education Center
2018-10-24SLCC and UTA Provide Students with Transportation: The two organizations have reached a agreement to allow students to UTA public transportation for free.UTA provides free transit to SLCC students
2019-03-15The Department of Exercise Science is Established. The new department is a reorganization of the previous Health and Lifetime Activities department. Additional changes include a new degree offering and better transfer prospects.Department Gets New Name, New Degree Offering
2019-03-29Governor Herbert Signs Campus Safety Bill. In the aftermath of the murder of University of Utah student the bill improves the safety of students on campus.Gov. Herbert signs campus safety bill
 2019-06-26Degrees and Programs Revamped with New Pathways Model.  Undecided students are now required to select a from a number of specific pathways, the General Studies major will be phased out. SLCC requiring students to pick a path
2019-08-07SLCC opens Gender and Sexuality Student Resource Center. The office which opened in the Fall semester of 2019 aims to help support the LGBTQ+ community at SLCC.SLCC requiring students to pick a path
2019-09-09$205,000 Raised for SLCC Student Scholarships at the Gail Miller Utah Leadership Cup. Annual Gail Miller Golf Event Raises Money for Student Scholarships
2019-12-16Dream Center Opened. The Dream Center aims to help support undocumented students and provide them with resources to help them succeed.Dream Center: Helping Students from Access to Graduation
2020-02-18Central Park Five Visit SLCC: Two of the Central Park Five, a group of young men falsely convicted of a crime then exonerated visit SLCCExonerated Central Park Five, photos
2020-03-18A 5.7 Earthquake striking near Manga shook the Salt Lake Valley causing minor damage. In response SLCC closed for the day, reopening the following day.5.7-magnitude earthquake rattles Salt Lake Valley
2020-03-26Classes Shift Online Due to COVID-19 Pandemic. Due to the the increasing number of cases of COVID in the spring, the Governor of Utah directed all higher education schools to shift entirely to online learning.Professors shift lectures to remote instruction during COVID-19 pandemic
2020-04-06All Summer Class Moved Online. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic all summer classes for the 2019-2020 school year were moved online. First Dual Language Classes Offered. All SLCC Summer Courses Will Be Offered Online
2020-05-08First Dual Language Classes Offered. The first classes offered in both English and Spanish will be offered for 2020 Fall semester. Dual-Language Math, Biology Courses Offered
 2020-06-11 SLCC begins opening a few essential services on campus amid the COVID-19 pandemic. SLCC Announces Soft Reopening of Some Services
2020-06-222020 SLCC Commencement: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the 2020 Commencement was held entirely online.Commencement 2020: SLCCSA President Reflects, Looks Forward
2020-06-22Applied Technology Building at the Taylorsville Redwood Campus catches on fire. The resulting damages lead to a total loss of the building. No one was injured.Fire breaks out at Taylorsville Redwood Campus
2020-09-09A wind storm with gusts exceeding 100 mph caused several campus to close and resulted in widespread damage.

Photos: High winds cause damage, power outages along Wasatch Front

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