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 [...]

6 06, 2019

Pamela Atkinson: A Utah Community Builder

By |2019-07-02T11:41:31-07:00June 6th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

Pamela Atkinson is best known for her tireless work as an advocate for the homeless, refugees and low-income families in our state. So much so, that Governor Gary Herbert has called her “the Mother Teresa of Utah.” Born to a single mother in a slum area of London, Atkinson learned the value of working hard [...]

25 04, 2019

New Utah Community Builder Award Announced

By |2019-04-25T10:26:25-07:00April 25th, 2019|Blog, Events, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Pamela Atkinson, long-time advocate for homeless and refugees, named inaugural recipient SALT LAKE CITY, UT (April 25, 2019) — Today the Salt Lake Chamber announced a new award that honors exceptional community leaders. Named after the former president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber, the Lane Beattie Utah Community Builder Award recognizes an outstanding [...]

1 04, 2019

Utah Community Builder: 5 for the Fight

By |2019-07-02T12:22:03-07:00April 1st, 2019|Blog, Policy, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

In 2002 Scott Smith, a Brigham Young University marketing professor, began tinkering with a technology project in his basement. He wanted an online survey research tool that was sophisticated enough for doctoral students while also user-friendly enough for undergraduate students to use. His basement project grew into Qualtrics and by any measure, it has been [...]

1 02, 2019

Utah Community Builder: Utah Woolen Mills

By |2019-07-02T12:24:46-07:00February 1st, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

High-end men’s clothier Utah Woolen Mills (UWM) has outfitted men with tailored, one-of-a-kind suits for 113 years. In 2016, fifth-generation UWM President BJ Stringham decided his family’s company should share their gift with men who may not have the means to afford their own suits. He created the Suited for Good program, which provides tailored, [...]