Deneece Huftalin is featured speaker of 2017 St. George Gala
Dr. Deneece G. Huftalin, PhD, the acclaimed President of Salt Lake Community College is the keynote speaker for the annual Gala hosted by AAUW St. George Branch to raise money for scholarships. “A Night of Inspiration” takes place at the Bloomington Country Club on Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. Tickets are $85 each. Seating is limited.
As the President of Utah’s leading provider of workforce development programs, applied technology courses, and transfer students to Utah’s four-year institutions, Dr. Huftalin is a dynamic and inspiring speaker on the endless opportunities available to Utah residents for inclusive and transformative education.
SLCC is Utah’s largest, most diverse two-year college with more than 60,000 students on 10 campuses, an eCampus, and nearly 1,000 continuing education sites located throughout the Salt Lake Valley.
Dr. Huftalin has taught in the Education, Leadership and Policy program at the University of Utah and serves on a number of community boards and committees, including the Governor’s Education Excellence Commission, Salt Lake Chamber, EDCUtah, Envision Utah, and Utah Campus Compact. Nationally, Dr. Huftalin serves as a Commissioner and Executive Committee member for the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), a trustee for LeaderShape, and a member CEO for RC-2020, Inc.
Before her 2014 appointment as President, Dr. Huftalin served SLCC as the Interim President, Vice President of Student Services, Dean of Students, and Director of Academic and Career Advising. Prior to joining SLCC in 1992, she held positions at William Rainey Harper College, Northwestern University, the University of Utah, Stanford University, and the Institute for Shipboard Education.
Dr. Huftalin holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah, a master’s degree from UCLA and a doctorate in Education, Leadership and Policy from the University of Utah.
All proceeds go to the AAUW St. George Scholarship Fund