Professor Bickmore wins poetry prize
Salt Lake Community College English professor Lisa Bickmore won the Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize earlier this month.
Bickmore won 10,000 euros for “Eidolon,” a poem described as a meditation on love and loneliness. “Eidolon” will also be published in The Moth, an Irish arts and literary magazine.
The prize is awarded to the top unpublished poem submitted to the competition.
SLCC dedicates softball field to former athletic director
Norma Carr, who served as the SLCC athletic director for 25 years, will be honored Friday at the Taylorsville Redwood Campus when the college renames the softball diamond to Norma Carr Field.
The ceremony will take place at 12:30 p.m. before the Bruins’ game against College of Southern Idaho.
Carr was the first female athletic director in Utah to preside over both men’s and women’s college teams. During her tenure Carr oversaw the addition of volleyball, baseball and softball to the athletic program and the construction of multiple new sports facilities.
SLCC won their only national championship to date under Carr, in men’s basketball, in 2009.
Salt City Voices records album
The Music Department offers students opportunities to develop music skills. Students can audition for ensemble choirs including Salt City Voices; a fifteen-member vocal and instrument ensemble, which focus on jazz, pop and rock idiom.
This semester Salt City Voices recorded an album of studio and live performances. Look for the CDs at next year’s concerts.
Salt City Voices are winners of the prestigious Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival and named “Best in Utah.”