SLCC History

This Interactive Timeline documents the history and evolution of the Salt Lake Community College from its beginnings as Salt Lake Area Vocational School thru the 21st century. Major events in the evolution of the College are highlighted as well as resources from the SLCC Digital Archives such as photographs, online articles, and audiovisual materials. We invite you to peruse this interactive timeline to gain a new perspective about the history of the College.

The resources under the "Audiovisual Material" category are analog out-moded objects from the Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) Physical Archives digitized in Fall 2013 with funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act administered by the Utah State Library.

1944-06-22 00:00:00

G. I. Bill Enacted by Congress

G.I. Bill enacted by Congress

1947-01-01 00:00:00

School Established

Salt Lake Area Vocational School Established

1948-05-16 00:00:00

First School President

Howard Gundersen Founding President

1948-09-14 00:00:00

School first in use.

Salt Lake Area Vocational School first in use at 431 South 6th East, Salt Lake City Campus. School Motto: "Learn to Earn."

1949-01-01 00:00:00

"Learn to Earn - Learn to Live"

A 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.

1949-05-01 00:00:00

First Commencement

Practical Nursing Class first commencement

1949-06-03 00:00:00

First School Graduation

First Completion Exercise Graduation

1949-08-25 00:00:00

Nursing Technician Commencement

Nursing Technician Commencement

1949-10-14 00:00:00

Appointed Acting President

Jay N. Nelson Appointed Acting President

1950-02-23 00:00:00

Nursing Technician Commencement

Nursing Technician Commencement

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