COLLEGE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/COLLEGE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Jobless men risk permanent workforce separation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58436357-68/labor-percent-according-college.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58436357-68/labor-percent-according-college.html.csp">Jobless men risk permanent workforce separation</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Kasia Klimasinska</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> (c) 2014, Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-20T20:47:05.825-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 08:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Tom Kaminski is back at work, three years after losing his job as a human-resources manager and dropping out of the labor force for a time to go back to college. Kaminski, 43, dipped into his retirement savings while he earned a master’s degree. The added credential helped him land the position at Intuitive HR, a consulting company in Woodbridge, Conn., last September. “It was always my goal to come back to work,” he said. “I thought I was a very good human-resource person and I th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58436357@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 20:47:05 MDT Rampell: Stop denying progress made in U.S. schools http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58435604-82/schools-education-public-college.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58435604-82/schools-education-public-college.html.csp">Rampell: Stop denying progress made in U.S. schools</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Catherine Rampell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-20T08:03:08.467-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 08:03AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • Have America’s public schools gotten worse over the years? Americans seem to think so. Every time I write about why attending college is so crucial for moving up the income ladder — or, these days, for landing any job at all — I’m inundated with emails blaming the country’s K-12 system. Today’s workers have to go to college, readers argue, because our increasingly broken public schools have ceded responsibility for educating them. Data from the annual Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup poll, a ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58435604@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 08:03:08 MDT DVD review: Raunchy ‘Neighbors’ dances on the line between college and adulthood http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58426033-223/college-neighbors-adulthood-kelly.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58426033-223/college-neighbors-adulthood-kelly.html.csp">DVD review: Raunchy ‘Neighbors’ dances on the line between college and adulthood</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-20T01:01:04.004-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Grade • B DVD •There are laughs to spare in “Neighbors,” an enjoyably raunchy comedy with a surprisingly tender undercurrent. New parents Mac (Seth Rogen) and Kelly (Rose Byrne) discover a college fraternity is moving in next door — and the nonstop partying, while tempting in a “we’re-still-cool” way, is keeping them and their baby girl Stella up at night. With neither the town cop (Hannibal Buress) nor the college president (Lisa Kudrow) willing to help, the conflict devolves into an escalat...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58426033@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 01:01:04 MDT Letter of the week: ‘Colleges’ just a ploy for federal bucks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58429337-82/college-attend-colleges-appointment.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58429337-82/college-attend-colleges-appointment.html.csp">Letter of the week: ‘Colleges’ just a ploy for federal bucks</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T17:18:01.726-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 05:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">My son and I received letters from a college in Salt Lake City informing us that we may be qualified for “scholarships” to attend their college. The director of admissions had sent me his card and two possible times, five days later, for an appointment and a phone number to call and confirm the date and the time of the appointment. Considering that I am 72 years old, attended college in the ’60s and later in the mid-’70s, and my 43-year-old son has a successful career and has no time or need to ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58429337@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:18:01 MDT This weekend on TV: BYU and Utah are on bigtime TV on Saturday afternoon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58433409-63/utah-cbs-saturday-afternoon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58433409-63/utah-cbs-saturday-afternoon.html.csp">This weekend on TV: BYU and Utah are on bigtime TV on Saturday afternoon</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T13:28:06.314-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 01:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">What's happening Saturday afternoon might just be unprecedented in local college football. If BYU and Utah have ever been nationally televised on two different major TV channels at the same time on a Saturday afternoon, I'm not aware of it.Well, three major TV channels.Here in Utah, the Utah-at-Michigan game is on ABC/Ch. 4 at 1:30 p.m.; the Virginia-at-BYU game is on ESPN at 1:30 p.m.The Cougars are on ESPN nationally. The Utes are split national with Texas A&M-SMU. Basically, Utah-Michigan wil...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58433409@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:28:06 MDT BYU football: McMahon to enter BYU Hall, have jersey retired http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58429049-88/byu-mcmahon-degree-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58429049-88/byu-mcmahon-degree-game.html.csp">BYU football: McMahon to enter BYU Hall, have jersey retired</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T23:13:22.72-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 11:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • Thirty-three years after completing his eligibility as an All-American quarterback at BYU, Jim McMahon will be inducted into the BYU Athletic Hall of Fame and have his No. 9 jersey retired at a halftime ceremony during the BYU-Utah State game on Oct. 3. BYU made the announcement on Thursday morning with the release of its 2014 induction class to be honored at the Marriott Center on Oct. 2. Other inductees include gymnast Kelly Parkinson Evanson, swimmer Dmitri Malinovski, track and cross...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58429049@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:13:22 MDT BYU football: No. 21 Cougars basking in national attention http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58421360-88/college-byu-football-cougars.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58421360-88/college-byu-football-cougars.html.csp">BYU football: No. 21 Cougars basking in national attention</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T10:00:17.733-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 10:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • Play on national television for three straight weeks, humiliate Texas 41-7 in Week Two, feature an exciting, play-making quarterback who is a fringe Heisman Trophy candidate, stay undefeated and crack the national rankings. That’s what the BYU Cougars did the first quarter of the college football season, and naturally national attention has followed for the independent going against the grain in the college football world. Coach Bronco Mendenhall has appeared on a handful of national col...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58421360@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:00:17 MDT Charleston, ex-coach reach $400,000 settlement http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58420284-77/wojcik-charleston-players-coach.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58420284-77/wojcik-charleston-players-coach.html.csp">Charleston, ex-coach reach $400,000 settlement</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETE IACOBELLI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T16:15:53.358-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 04:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Columbia, S.C. • Fired College of Charleston coach Doug Wojcik had been paid $400,000 to settle potential claims against the school. The school released financial terms of the settlement to The Associated Press on Tuesday after an open records request. Wojcik was fired last month amid allegations of verbal abuse. The school hired longtime Wichita State and Clemson assistant Earl Grant two weeks ago. The school will assume $150,000 of the settlement with the rest coming from the state’s Insurance...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584202842014-09-17T16:15:53.358-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-17T16:15:53.358-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58420284@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:15:53 MDT Utah Grizzlies sign young players Wojtala, Kapalka http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58416994-77/kapalka-branham-grizzlies-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58416994-77/kapalka-branham-grizzlies-utah.html.csp">Utah Grizzlies sign young players Wojtala, Kapalka</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T16:15:41.821-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 04:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City • The Utah Grizzlies have signed rookie forward Camden Wojtala and goaltender Kevin Kapalka, coach and general manager Tim Branham announced Monday. Wojtala is from Bowling Green, where he was team captain during his junior and senior seasons. He totaled 27 goals and 41 assists in 156 games during his college career. “Cam is a big body who skates very well,” said Branham. “He is excellent in the face-off circle and a solid two-way player. He will fit in very nicely with our team...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58416994@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:15:41 MDT Kragthorpe: BYU’s ranking matters only in October http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58415069-88/byu-state-committee-rankings.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58415069-88/byu-state-committee-rankings.html.csp">Kragthorpe: BYU’s ranking matters only in October</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kurt kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T16:15:31.614-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 04:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The only college football rankings that matter this season won’t be published until Oct. 28. That’s worth remembering as BYU rises in the AP Top 25 and the Southeastern Conference dominates the polls. Until the College Football Playoff selection committee launches its rankings, all this other stuff is just for fun. Naturally, the committee’s first rankings will be compared to the media and coaches polls, and their work may not differ all that much. The point is that nobody knows how the 13 comm...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58415069@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:15:31 MDT My kids are grown, now what do I do? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58394678-223/carolyn-college-daughter-dear.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58394678-223/carolyn-college-daughter-dear.html.csp">My kids are grown, now what do I do?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T01:01:03.235-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dear Carolyn • I am a single mother of two fantastic kids; my son is a college senior and my daughter is a junior in high school. This week, while registering for a college tour for my daughter it suddenly hit me, and hit me hard, that “someday” is almost here — that day in the distant future when the kids are grown and out of the house. I find myself crushed by the reality of it. My son is planning to move to the opposite coast after graduation and my daughter nearly quivers with anticipation w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58394678@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 01:01:03 MDT Former Utah State LB commit Sunia Tauteoli plans to enroll and play at Utah in 2015 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58405015-59/utah-tauteoli-state-fall.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58405015-59/utah-tauteoli-state-fall.html.csp">Former Utah State LB commit Sunia Tauteoli plans to enroll and play at Utah in 2015</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T22:26:43.403-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 10:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s hasn’t been easy for Sunia Tauteoli to see Utah State play this fall. “I would have been playing right now,” he said. “I watch the TV and I’m like, ‘Man.’ It kills me.” Even though he will be just a sophomore in 2015, Tauteoli has already been waiting a long while for his opportunity, and he’s going to have to wait a little longer before he can become a linebacker at the U. He graduated from East High in 2009 — in the same class as Utah defensive tackle Stevie Tu’ikolovatu — and served an L...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58405015@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 22:26:43 MDT Utah Regents pick Huftalin to lead Salt Lake Community College http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58402259-78/president-college-huftalin-slcc.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58402259-78/president-college-huftalin-slcc.html.csp">Utah Regents pick Huftalin to lead Salt Lake Community College</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> By Brian maffly</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T22:58:10.272-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 10:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Deneece Huftalin will serve as the eighth president of Salt Lake Community College, the Utah Board of Regents announced Thursday. Huftalin served as interim president of the college and has worked for SLCC for more than two decades. She replaces outgoing president Cynthia Bioteau, the college’s first female president. Huftalin and two other candidates met with students, faculty and others on campus on Wednesday in advance of interviews with the board on Thursday. The regents voted unanimously ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58402259@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 22:58:10 MDT Three finalists picked to lead Salt Lake Community College http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58397730-78/president-college-finalists-slcc.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58397730-78/president-college-finalists-slcc.html.csp">Three finalists picked to lead Salt Lake Community College</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lisa Schencker </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T22:09:23.071-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 10:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake Community College is expected to pick a new president Thursday. Three finalists for the job met with students, faculty and others on campus on Wednesday in advance of interviews Thursday. Finalists for SLCC president include Deneece G. Huftalin, Tony Miksa and Christopher Villa. Huftalin is now SLCC Interim President and has worked for SLCC for more than two decades. Miksa has served as the vice president of academic and student affairs at McHenry County College in Illinois, and is als...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58397730@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:09:23 MDT Pierce: NFL is trying to commandeer Thursday nights http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58394375-77/nfl-thursday-football-games.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58394375-77/nfl-thursday-football-games.html.csp">Pierce: NFL is trying to commandeer Thursday nights</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T22:32:59.183-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 10:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The NFL makes its biggest attempt to date to turn Thursday nights into its night — just in time to bury BYU. ‘Thursday Night Football’ comes to CBS this week, and the Pittsburgh Steelers-Baltimore Ravens game will kick off at 6:25 p.m. MT on Ch. 2 and the NFL Network. The BYU-Houston game is scheduled to kick off at 7 p.m. on ESPN. College football is popular. But its TV ratings can’t compete with pro football. And the NFL is clearly trying to take away a night that has belong to college footbal...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58394375@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:32:59 MDT Bloomberg View: Common Core makes states answer for dumbed-down education http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58378377-82/common-core-standards-federal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58378377-82/common-core-standards-federal.html.csp">Bloomberg View: Common Core makes states answer for dumbed-down education</a></h4>