News and Media 2017-08-25T09:17:38+00:00

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2003, 2017

Refugee Leadership Training Program 2017

By | March 20th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

SLCC, the Utah Refugee Education and Training Center, and American Express launched the Refugee Leadership Training Program. In the class there are 45 scholars (23 men, 22 women) representing 19 countries now living here in Utah. The 11-week course is designed to teach and instill confidence in refugees to become leaders and spokespersons for their communities. The Refugee Leadership Training course started in 2009. Since then, more than 250 refugees have graduated. The Leadership [...]

2003, 2017

Andolsek, High-End Fashion with a Cause

By | March 20th, 2017|Categories: Creative, Design, SBDC|Tags: , |0 Comments

Andolsek is a fantastic Salt Lake Region SBDC client that creates high-end fashion with a cause. Michael Ryan Andolsek is the owner and German born fashion designer who relocated to Salt Lake City. He needed help writing a business plan and supply chain management system to rollout his company and get organized. He found the SBDC and decided to seek help.   "Anyone that starts a business should get as many advisors as possible," [...]

1602, 2017

Profile on Zurchers, SBDC Client of the Year Award Winner

By | February 16th, 2017|Categories: Award, Goldman Sachs, Recognition, SBDC|Tags: , |0 Comments

Nick Zurcher co-owns and runs Zurchers party supplies with his two brothers, Dallas and Kyle.  Zurchers currently has 13 locations in Utah and Idaho, growing from their first retail store in Boise, Idaho in 1983. The Zurchers story started in Idaho in 1952, when the brothers' grandfather, Clarence Zurcher, started selling toys out the back of a truck to convenience and grocery stores. Their Dad, Bob Zurcher, took over the company in 1981, and [...]

1502, 2017

Real Women Run Offers Training For Women Looking to Use Their Voice in 2017 and Beyond

By | February 15th, 2017|Categories: Conference, Governments, Leadership, Partnership, Training|Tags: |0 Comments

Real Women Run held two events for those wanting to use their voice to work for change in their community, work on political campaigns, or consider running for office.  The topics included:  Are We Making Progress With Women in Utah Politics? Facts, Figures, and Fallacies How to Get Involved: Get Yourself on a Board, Commission, or Special District Making a Difference: Non-profit & Community Engagement The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: A Behind [...]

2401, 2017

USTAR’S SSAC Named 2016 Tibbetts Award Winner

By | January 24th, 2017|Categories: Award, Recognition, USTAR|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Salt Lake City, UT– The Small Business Administration (SBA) has awarded one of its highest honors, the Tibbetts Award, to Utah Science Technology and Research’s (USTAR) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Assistance Center (SSAC). The award was presented at a ceremony in Washington, DC on January 10 at the White House. “I am pleased USTAR has been recognized with the 2016 Tibbetts Award,” Gov. Gary R. Herbert said. “The [...]