20 07, 2021

Big-D Begins Construction on Joint Salt Lake Community College and University of Utah Campus in Herriman

By |2021-07-20T13:48:54-07:00July 20th, 2021|Member News|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (July 19, 2021) – Big-D Construction has been selected as the contractor for the new Juniper Building at the Herriman Campus – a joint $57 million project of Salt Lake Community College and University of Utah. A ceremonial groundbreaking for the facility took place July 15, and the project is slated to [...]

13 07, 2021

Wasatch Innovation Network Brings Together Public and Private Sectors in Statewide Initiative to Promote Utah Innovation and Business

By |2021-07-13T11:08:55-07:00July 13th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|1 Comment

From aerospace, agriculture and artificial intelligence to biosciences, engineering, and transportation, the new Wasatch Innovation Network will support Utah businesses — start-ups to unicorns — with network development, funding channels, policy development, government relations, and support for research, development and commercialization.   SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (July 13, 2021) – Public and private sector organizations across [...]

20 04, 2021

Top Ten Innovations to Address America’s Housing Affordability Crisis

By |2021-05-21T15:24:36-07:00April 20th, 2021|Member News|0 Comments

[April 20, 2021 – SALT LAKE CITY, UT] – Today, Ivory Innovations announced the Top 10 finalists for the 2021 Ivory Prize for Housing Affordability, a national award to recognize ambitious, feasible, and scalable solutions to housing affordability. These finalists present tangible solutions as Americans are increasingly being priced out of safe and affordable housing. [...]

20 07, 2020

Chamber Champions: Hope Corps

By |2020-07-22T09:54:05-07:00July 20th, 2020|Blog, Chamber Champions, Policy|0 Comments

This week in Chamber Champions, Derek Miller speaks with members of the Hope Corps, a program involving university business schools throughout Utah that offers students and companies an opportunity to support each other through the coronavirus. Students Nikita Siddamsettiwar, Rosario Bibiano, and McKenna Hunt share their experiences with Hope Corps and provide information concerning the [...]

19 06, 2020

Chamber Champions: Dean Taylor Randall, David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah

By |2020-06-16T20:14:12-07:00June 19th, 2020|Blog, Chamber Champions, Policy|0 Comments

Taylor Randall, Dean of the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah, join Derek Miller to discuss the Hope Corps, an innovative organization of business students from universities through Utah who, due to disruptions of internships and work opportunities with the coronavirus, provide their skills and education to assist non-profit, charitable and [...]

16 01, 2020

CEO Success Stories: Natalie Gochnour, Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute

By |2020-02-04T15:51:11-07:00January 16th, 2020|Blog, CEO Success Stories, Podcast, Policy|Comments Off on CEO Success Stories: Natalie Gochnour, Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute

In the Salt Lake Chamber podcast called "CEO Success Stories," Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, sits down with a top leader from across the state to hear from them their leadership philosophy, best practices and lessons learned. We are pleased to be joined with Natalie Gochnour, Director [...]

14 08, 2019

CEO Success Stories: University of Utah President Ruth Watkins

By |2019-08-15T11:05:44-07:00August 14th, 2019|Blog, CEO Success Stories, Podcast, Policy|Comments Off on CEO Success Stories: University of Utah President Ruth Watkins

In the latest episode of the Salt Lake Chamber podcast "CEO Success Stories," Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, sits down with University of Utah President Ruth Watkins, to hear about her leadership philosophy, best practices, the American Dream Ideas Challenge, as well as what to expect at [...]

2 07, 2019

Bennion Center Helps Students Strengthen Communities

By |2019-07-02T11:47:58-07:00July 2nd, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

Katie Barber is committed to helping others. She’s doing that right now for hundreds of people she doesn’t even know. Katie is a health, society, and policy major at the University of Utah. “I was taking a course with the Honors College called, ‘Drugs and Us,’” she recalls. “It’s a year-long class and as part [...]

7 10, 2018

Natalie Gochnour: Lessons Learned From Utah’s Mighty Five College Presidents

By |2018-10-10T15:29:59-07:00October 7th, 2018|Blog, Community News|0 Comments

Originally published by Natalie Gochnour in Deseret News on October 7, 2018 I spent last week in Washington, D.C., and witnessed the dumpster fire that is the Supreme Court confirmation process. As a U.S. citizen, Utahn and woman, I welcomed the chance to return to the Beehive State where civility still means something, and reasonable [...]

5 10, 2018

VIDEO: Education & Workforce Forum: Connecting Business and Higher Education

By |2018-10-05T11:58:57-07:00October 5th, 2018|Blog, Events, News & Press, Policy|2 Comments

https://youtu.be/rKH4JSllDiw How can business and higher education work together to ensure a well-educated, skilled workforce for the jobs of tomorrow? On October 4, 2018 the Salt Lake Chamber held a panel discussion with five of our exceptional university and college presidents to discuss their vision for the future of Utah's workforce. PANEL: Astrid Tuminez, [...]

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