George W. Ashton was a Salt Lake City contractor and member of the Salt Lake City Board of Education. He served an LDS mission in the Eastern States under B. H. Roberts (1920-1923). 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.
The recently acquired building to become a new addition to Salt Lake Community College campuses. Overall, SLCC has one of the most diverse college populations in the state, with 34% students of color. But West Valley Center campus — one of 10 at the school — is also the only one in Utah to sit in West Valley City, which has a unique “minority majority” of residents. Nearly 50,000 Latinos call this city home, according to the most recent U.S. census estimates.
Photo of the Westpointe Center SLCC campus, Student Services Building (SSB). Located at 2150 West Dauntless Ave., Salt Lake City, UT 84116. Strategically located in Salt Lake City’s industrial Northwest Quadrant, Salt Lake Community College’s Westpointe Workforce Training & Education Center will be integral to the Wasatch Front’s long-term economic vitality. This vibrant new facility will support the community’s training needs in a flexible, high-quality space that will benefit business, industry and the surrounding community for decades. It will allow SLCC to fulfill its mission as Salt Lake County’s primary post-secondary provider of workforce education. The 121,000-square-foot building will provide space for collaboration with industry partners in multiple fields and will provide students interested in technical careers with a one-of-a-kind, one-stop educational center. For more information about the Westpointe Workforce Training & Education Center, see the information sheet. SLCC is the primary post-secondary provider of career and technical education in Salt Lake County.