August 30, 2012 – Salt Lake City: UCRC was pleased to take part in the groundbreaking ceremonies for the launch of the renovation of the historic Ezra Thompson Building that will house the Neumont University campus in Salt Lake City’s vibrant urban core. The 11-story masonry art deco office tower, built in 1924, housed the Salt Lake Tribune for almost seven decades. Neumont University faculty, staff, alumni, Industry Partners and the project development team were also in attendance. UCRC’s Chief Credit Officer, Kelly McQuaid, provided a few brief comments regarding the project at the event. Thank you to Neumont University for the opportunity to participate.
UCRC, working together with Michael Ferro and Vasilios Priskos of Internet Properties, to provide this innovative New Markets Tax Credit transaction for a project that creates educational opportunities and jobs for our community.
Read more about the relocation and Neumont University in the Salt Lake Tribune by clicking here.
Neumont University has been praised by industry leaders such as IBM, Microsoft, and even the United States Department of Education for its innovative approach to computer science education. Through a full-time, year-round program, students can graduate from Neumont with a bachelor’s degree focused on digital sciences in three years or fewer. More information is available at www.neumont.edu.