Diversity & Vision

Vision Statement

Silver Lake College of the Holy Family will be known as a Franciscan Catholic college dedicated to developing students to serve, lead, and transform our world. Our future will be centered on educating the whole person in an environment that celebrates teaching and learning, integrates our Franciscan values in all that we do, and delivers on a promise of quality liberal arts education and professional preparation.

Diversity Statement

Silver Lake College believes diversity is integral to the educational and developmental experience of all learners. As a college community, we strive to be inclusive recognizing and valuing opportunities to integrate dimensions of diversity in broadening our interpretation and understanding of humanity. We respect and uphold the many facets of human identity in helping support and strengthen our college mission, vision and values.

Diversity Activities

Christian * Prayer * Reflection
An ecumenical prayer experience with worship, scripture, reflection, and community building.
Silver Lake College, room 117

Religious Journeys:
Panel Discussion
Silver Lake College Generose Enrichment Center, room 203

Poetry Reading
The Heart’s Traffic
by Ching-In Chen
Silver Lake College Generose Enrichment Center, room 203

Silver Lake College Fall Break
Student Service Project
for Habitat for Humanity

Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
Activities in conjunction with the national celebration (to be announced).


A Taste of Home
Sampling of Ethnic Foods (Silver Lake College Community)

Geneology Project
Presentation on Resources for Geneology Research

Discussion of Geneology Discoveries
Late March, 2013
Both at Silver Lake College