29 06, 2017

Industry Sponsored Mobile App Now Available to Connect Teachers with Volunteers

By |2017-06-29T18:58:58-07:00June 29th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Teachers and Industry Volunteers Encouraged to Create Profiles and Listings in New STEM Mentor Exchange to Help Prepare Students for Future Jobs Salt Lake City, UT – June 29, 2017 – The STEM Partners Foundation today announced the release of the STEM Mentor Exchange (STEM MX), a mobile app designed to connect teachers with industry [...]

12 02, 2016

UBR: Feb 8-12

By |2017-03-07T15:06:46-07:00February 12th, 2016|UBR|0 Comments

February 8, 2016 Do you own your own business?  Is your marketing not delivering the results you want? Join us for the next Business Essentials Training on February 10th at 3:00PM at the Salt Lake Chamber Offices to learn the skills necessary to market your business. You will learn to properly promote your business, the [...]

17 12, 2015

Unemployment and STEM Employment in Utah

By |2015-12-17T09:17:20-07:00December 17th, 2015|Education, Workforce and Health Care, Prosperity 2020|0 Comments

Utah’s unemployment rate is now (as of August 2015) tied for the 6th lowest in the country at 3.7 %, behind only Nebraska (2.8%), North Dakota (2.9%), Hawaii (3.5%), New Hampshire (3.6%), and Vermont (3.6%); Utah’s unemployment rate is also substantially lower than the U.S. unemployment rate of 5.1 %.[57] While this is certainly a [...]

20 11, 2015

UBR Recap: Nov 16-20

By |2017-03-07T15:06:48-07:00November 20th, 2015|UBR|0 Comments

November 16, 2015 The Salt Lake Chamber Women’s Business Center will host the 39th Annual American Express Women & Business Conference and Wells Fargo ATHENA Awards Luncheon, tomorrow, November 17th, at the Little America Hotel & Tower from 8:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. It will be a full day of informative breakout sessions and inspirational [...]

28 05, 2015

Utah’s Education Needs – Planning for the Long-Term

By |2017-03-07T15:06:53-07:00May 28th, 2015|Education, Workforce and Health Care, Policy|0 Comments

Original post written by Shuktika Maheshwari The Education Interim Committee of the Utah Legislature met last week focusing on a statewide plan for education. While transportation, water and other important community investments have a long tradition of developing plans looking decades into the future, Utah’s education system has not benefitted from a long-range plan that drives [...]

11 05, 2015

WHY INVESTING IN A STEM WORKFORCE IS BEST FOR BUSINESS

By |2017-03-07T15:06:54-07:00May 11th, 2015|Policy|0 Comments

By Vance Checketts, Vice President and General Manager, EMC Utah One of the age-old questions of any business or company is how to stay ahead of the competition and continue growth and success, especially amid a number of potential business threats. Ask any CEO and they will tell you that this question is constantly [...]