Where can I find information on the history of
Lake Community College?
SALT LAKE COMMUNITY
COLLEGE: A COLLEGE ON THE MOVE 1948 - 1998
From converted horse stalls and hay
lofts to modern laboratories and high technology, Salt Lake Community College
has experienced a remarkable one-half century. Opening its doors in September
1948 to 175 students registered in 14 courses, the College had modest
Now, more than 50 years later, Salt Lake Community
College serves over 53,000 students, who are registered in more than 80 credit
and non-credit vocational and traditional academic courses at ten locations
throughout Salt Lake and Tooele counties. Indeed, one of the institution’s
founding fathers, E. Allen Bateman, Superintendent of Salt Lake Public
Instruction, was correct when he predicted, "The school will become one of the
greatest vocational institutions in the Intermountain area." The College has not
only achieved that vision, but has expanded to become a prominent, nationally
recognized community college.
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