It is an honor to receive this award—it speaks to the way the CWC has been engaged in the local residents' creativity over the past 10 years. It is a pleasure to be recognized for the work we do collaborating with the people of the Salt Lake community.
Salt Lake City, Ut (PRWEB) April 07, 2012
Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker has named Salt Lake Community College’s Community Writing Center (CWC) the recipient of the 2012 Mayor’s Artists Award. The CWC receives the organization award in the category of service to the arts.
“All of us at the SLCC Community Writing Center are honored to receive this award—it speaks to the way the CWC has been engaged in the local residents' creativity over the past 10 years," Andrea Malouf, CWC Director said. "It is a great pleasure to be recognized for the work we do collaborating with people from the Salt Lake community to better express themselves through writing."
As an award winner, the CWC will be acknowledged and presented with $500 from the Utah Arts Festival on Friday, June 22, 2012. The Festival will be held in Salt Lake City from June 21-24.
About the CWC: The SLCC Community Writing Center (CWC) supports, motivates and educates people of all abilities and educational backgrounds who want to use writing for practical needs, civic engagement and personal expression. In addition to an open space available for writing, the CWC provides opportunities to enhance writing abilities through such programs as writing coaching, writing workshops, and the DiverseCity Writing Series. The CWC has been open to all Salt Lake area residents since 2002.
About the College: Salt Lake Community College is an accredited, student-focused, urban college meeting the diverse needs of the Salt Lake community. Educating and training more than 62,000 people each year, the College is the largest institution of higher education in Utah. The College has 13 sites, an eCampus, and nearly 1,000 continuing education sites located throughout the Salt Lake valley. Courses are offered during both traditional and accelerated semesters, during the daytime, evenings, and weekends. Personal attention from an excellent faculty is paramount at the College, which maintains a student-to-teacher ratio of less than 20 to 1.
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