This document of a speech given by President Nelson emphasizes the importance of Salt Lake trade Technical Institute and its relationship with tax payers. It also outlines what SLTTI does, the type of classes offered, the populations of individuals served and how the Day School and the Evening School are differentiated. There is also an emphasis on the relationship between the College and the larger community.
Utah Vocational Association Mid-Winter Conference, February 22, 1969
Speech given by Jay L. Nelson for the Utah Vocational Association Mid-Winter Conference Banquet on February 22, 1969 welcoming individuals to the conference and thanking the executive committee for selecting the UTC Campus as the convention center.
Utah Conference on Higher Education Panel Comments by Jay L. Nelson
Should Manpower Needs Dictate Higher Education Curriculum? - panel comments presented by Jay L. Nelson at the Utah Conference on Higher Education, September 11, 1972. In many ways these comments are an argument for the need for community and technical colleges.
February 26, 1977 College Dinner and Open House Jovial Remarks
A speech of humorous gifts given to administrative staff in honor of their excellent service. Specific staff highlighted include: Eugene Overson, Verlaine Zito, Joe Johnson, Grant Smart, Amy Tomita, Jim Schnirel, Ace Martin, Geoff Brugger, Bryan Gardner, Ruth Foulks, Ferris Johnsen, and Kathryn Beebe.
A speech given at the UTC Accomplishment Exercises from 1967. Addressed to the graduates, the speech includes various anecdotes and inspirational sayings, in particular the concepts: Success Requires a Plan; establish High Priniciples and Live By Them; and Be Proud of Your Occupation and Your Jobs.
A speech given by President Jay L. Nelson at the 1965 Salt Lake Trade Tech Institute Accomplishment Exercises. Addressed to the graduates, the speech includes various anecdotes and inspirational sayings, in particular an anecdote about an Indian Boy looking for the secret to happiness.
A speech given by President Jay L. Nelson at the 1966 Salt Lake Trade Tech Institute Graduation Exercises. Addressed to the graduates, the speech includes various anecdotes and inspirational sayings, in particular an anecdote about Abraham Lincoln.
Commencement speech given by T. H. Bell, U.S. Commissioner of Education at the Graduation Exercises of Utah Technical College at Salt Lake city; Utah Special Events Centers, Salt Lake City, June 3, 1976, 7:30 PM. The speech covers briefly the history of the College from when its appropriation was vetoed by the Governor of Utah and it almost closed through to the creation of the Redwood Road Campus. The primary theme of the speech is the relationship between Liberal Arts Education and vocational or "Practical" Education.
The first portion are comments made by President Jay L. Nelson at the Graduation Breakfast, mostly in jest. The second portion is comprised of the actual Graduation Exercises comments. The third portion is the list of Platform Guests present for the Graduation Exercises. Also included are the comments about the Distinguished Service Awards presented to Helen B. Ure, State Senator Warren E. Pugh, and Dr. Walter D. Talbot. The last portion is the introduction given to the primary speaker, Dr. Kenneth McFarland.
Speech given by President Jay L. Nelson at the 1977 Utah Tech Summer Graduation Exercises. Included is a list of the platform guests for the graduation exercises. Addressed to the 150 graduates, the speech identifies graduates receiving Certificates, Diplomas, and the Associate of Applied Science Degree. Also mentioned are the graduation exercises for 44 Licensed Practical Nurses which occurred the previous night.
Speech given to Utah Tech Graduates at the Graduation Exercises held at Highland High School on June 1, 1973 at 7:30 PM. The speech has the theme of success. Included is the list of Platform Guests at the Graduation Exercises.