Utah Technical College graduation ceremony June 5, 1981. Digitization completed with funds from a 2017 USHRAB (Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board) Grant that was awarded to Salt Lake Community College, Library Services.
Proceedings of the Inaugural Convocation Installing Dr. Dale S. Cowgill
Proceedings of the Inaugural Convocation installing Dr. Dale S. Cowgill as third president of Utah Technical College, January 17, 1979. The pages of the pamphlet represent an edited transcript of all remarks given both at the convocation itself and also at the evening dinner. Individual's commented represented include: Richard S. Prows, Reverend Donald Steiner, Dr. Terrell H. Bell, Dennis R. Huston, Loretta Walker, James A. Lawson, Lorraine Olsen, Jay L. Nelson, Governor Scott Matheson, Charles E. Peterson, Elder Neal Maxwell, Dr. Dale S. Cowgill, Curtis Smout, and Dr. Helmut Hofmann.
This Brief about Jay L. Nelson was written in December of 1981. The Brief covers his professional experience, professional activities, political affiliation, communications skills, and references. The brief stresses his experience with vocational education, working with multiple political parties, and includes references to accolades such as a letter of commendation he received from President Gerald R. Ford for Nelson's 25 years of leadership as the president of Utah Technical College at Salt Lake.