Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) May 07, 2014
Salt Lake Community College’s 2014 graduating class is the school’s largest ever at 4,218.
While all of the graduates won’t be in West Valley City’s Maverik Center, May 8 during SLCC’s Commencement program, it’s a number that is sure to keep the institution in the Top 10 nationally, where it has been ranked for the past decade, for total associate degrees awarded.
“The size of this year’s graduating class is a quantifiable reminder of the important role this college plays in the community,” said SLCC Public Relations Director Joy Tlou. “That’s 4,218 celebrations this weekend – each one as sweet and significant as the next.”
SLCC’s graduation ceremony officially kicks off at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday.
Salt Lake Community College is an accredited, student-focused, urban college meeting the diverse needs of the Salt Lake community. Home to more than 60,000 students each year, the College is Utah’s leading provider of workforce development programs. SLCC is also the largest supplier of transfer students to Utah’s four-year institutions. The College is the sole provider of applied technology courses in the Salt Lake area, with multiple locations, an eCampus, and nearly 1,000 continuing education sites located throughout the Salt Lake valley. Personal attention from an excellent faculty is paramount at the College, which maintains an average class size of 20.