4 09, 2020

New “Growing Your Business” Program Offered by Center for Entrepreneurship in the Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University

By |2020-09-04T11:37:35-07:00September 4th, 2020|Member News|0 Comments

New Growing Your Business The Center for Entrepreneurship in the Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University is excited to offer a new 14-week small business managerial program called “Growing Your Business.” Participants will learn to rethink, relaunch and revive their companies; improve their livelihoods; and create jobs for others in their communities. [...]

20 08, 2020

Ensign College to transition to 100% remote classes after Thanksgiving

By |2020-08-20T10:38:39-07:00August 20th, 2020|Member News|0 Comments

After careful consideration and extensive evaluation, Ensign College (formerly LDS Business College) announces it will transition to 100% remote classes following the Thanksgiving break this Fall 2020 Semester. The Fall 2020 Semester will begin on September 14. Students may register for three types of instructional delivery: remote classes, hybrid classes (in-person and remote), and in-person [...]

13 08, 2020

Education Forum: Back to School Primer for Employers

By |2020-08-13T14:30:15-07:00August 13th, 2020|Blog, Policy, Webinar|0 Comments

Learn from our state education leaders about what you and your organization need to know about how school will look this year and what school demands will look like for your employees. Issues discussed include equity, school structure, assumptions, factors that will drive decisions, digital access issues, remote learning teacher challenges and more. PANELISTS Mark [...]

8 07, 2020

Salt Lake Chamber Congratulates New Commissioner of Higher Education Dave Woolstenhulme

By |2020-07-08T14:19:27-07:00July 8th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (July 8, 2020) – Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, issued the following statement on the appointment of Dave Woolstenhulme as the new Commissioner of Higher Education for the Utah Board of Higher Education: “On behalf of the Salt Lake Chamber, I offer our most hearty congratulations [...]

24 06, 2020

Utah Leads Together: K-12 and Higher Education Changes Impact on the Business Community

By |2020-07-02T11:46:54-07:00June 24th, 2020|Blog, Policy, Utah Leads Together Webinar, Webinar|0 Comments

The Utah Board of Regents and Utah System of Technical Colleges (UTECH) has merged to create a new higher education organization — Utah Board of Higher Education. How does this development impact the business community? Join us as we discuss with the incoming board what to expect this upcoming year and the history of education [...]

12 03, 2020

Legislature Approves Affordable Housing and Education Sustainment

By |2020-03-12T07:18:05-07:00March 12th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

The Utah Legislature has passed two bills that support two of the Salt Lake Chamber’s most important priorities — SB 39, Affordable Housing Amendments, sponsored by Senator Jake Anderegg, and HB 357, Public Education Funding Stabilization, sponsored by Representative Robert Spendlove. Both measures are considered necessary by the Chamber to ensure continued economic growth for [...]

25 02, 2020

LDS Business College Announces Name Change and Other Significant Adjustments

By |2020-03-03T20:05:07-07:00February 25th, 2020|Member News|0 Comments

Since its inception in 1886, LDS Business College has undergone various changes as the institution has responded to the marketplace, enabling it to provide valuable and relevant education for its students. With these goals in mind, the Board of Trustees of LDS Business College announces that LDS Business College will become Ensign College. This change [...]

30 10, 2019

University Presidents and Business Community Discuss Dual-Mission Programs

By |2019-10-30T18:11:04-07:00October 30th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (October 30, 2019) – Three of Utah’s higher education institutions -- Utah Valley University, Weber State University and Dixie State University -- came together today with state business leaders to discuss the increasing industry demands for an educated workplace, as well as access to education to meet the demands of a [...]

17 06, 2019

Subject Matter Immersion: How the LDS Business College is Getting Students Ready for the Real World

By |2019-07-30T11:01:43-07:00June 17th, 2019|Blog, Member News, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

In this Building Utah podcast, we sit down with LDS Business College President Bruce Kusch to discuss the college's latest approach to deep learning through what's being called, "Subject Matter Immersion." “This campus-wide initiative helps students to discover how to learn more deeply,” said President Kusch in an article for LDS Business College. “One pattern [...]

21 03, 2019

Women’s History Month: A Conversation with Astrid Tuminez

By |2019-03-21T11:15:25-07:00March 21st, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Women's History Month|1 Comment

This Women's History Month we're sitting down with female leaders from around the state to talk about their path to success, what inspires them and how others could follow in their footsteps. In this video we sit down with Utah Valley University President Astrid Tuminez. Dr. Astrid S. Tuminez was appointed the seventh president of [...]