Silver Lake College Graduate Business Director Co-Authors Best-Selling Book, The Ultimate Success Guide
Alonzo Kelly, Director of Graduate Business for Silver Lake College of the Holy Family, in a recent collaboration with business development expert and best-selling author Brian Tracy, co-wrote the book, The Ultimate Success Guide: The World’s Leading Experts Reveal Their Secrets for Success in Business and in Life. The book was released on May 30, 2013 by CelebrityPress, a leading business book publisher, and quickly reached best-seller status in five Amazon.com categories – reaching as high as #2 in the Direct Marketing category. The book also reached best-seller status in the Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Marketing and Sales, and ‘Small Business and Entrepreneurship’ categories.
Silver Lake College of the Holy Family recently celebrated its 40th year of Kodály Summer Music Programs, with students participating in a three-week intensive program each of the last forty summers. Music educators from across the country as well as international students come to Silver Lake College seeking either a graduate Certificate in the Kodály method, or a Master of Music Degree with emphasis in the Kodály method, or taking courses for professional development. On July 3rd, fifteen Kodály Certificates were awarded to students who completed the required eighteen graduate credits, the largest graduating class in program history. July 2013 graduates were Amie Beeman of Odenton, Maryland; Audrie Burk of Naperville, Illinois; Rebeckah Cavanaugh of Oconomowoc, Wisconsin; Cheryl Coisman of New Franken, Wisconsin; Naomi Fritz of Watertown, Wisconsin; Melanie Gritters of Lakewood, New York; Gail Grundstrom of Jamestown, New York; Amy Kilpatrick of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Robert Kramer of Greenville, Wisconsin; Len Langrick of Baltimore, Maryland; Kari Longmire of Green Bay, Wisconsin; Amy Redeker of Waupun, Wisconsin; Carol Swinchoski of West Belmar, New Jersey; Sister Martina VanVu of Houston, Texas; and Jennifer Zimmerman of Dubuque, Iowa.
Silver Lake College Piano Professor Records with Wisconsin Public Radio, Now Offers Group Piano Classes
Silver Lake College of the Holy Family is delighted to announce the release of Dr. Diana Shapiro’s new CD, recorded live at Sunday Afternoon from the Chanzen, with Wisconsin Public Radio. She and piano partner Dr. Stanislava Varshavski performed compositions by Stravinsky, Brahms and Reger, one piano, four hands. Dr. Shapiro joined the faculty of Silver Lake College as Assistant Professor of Piano in fall 2012, and is pleased to offer group piano classes to the public in the fall, spring and summer. Details are available at www.SL.edu/Piano. Dr. Shapiro is excited to be able to expand on the College’s community music programming. “We believe very strongly that everyone has a right to music," she shares.
Silver Lake College of the Holy Family will host a College Career Night Open House for adult students interested in learning about completing a bachelor’s degree or pursuing a graduate program. Please join us on Tuesday, July 9 from 4:30 to 6:30 pm at the Generose Enrichment Center at Silver Lake College, 2406 South Alverno Road in Manitowoc. Meet representatives from the Office of Admissions to discuss transferring credits, and learn how to empower your future educational and career goals. “Bring your unofficial transcript or other educational records of prior learning, and begin exploring a world of new opportunities," says Cindy St. John, Director of Admissions for the Adult Market.
On June 18 the U.S. News & World Report released a report authored by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) that evaluated and ranked teacher education programs in the United States. Silver Lake College is responding to the report as a service to our College Community, other higher education institutions, policy makers, and the general public. Please read the response here.
Silver Lake College of the Holy Family invites kids who will be entering grades 3-8 to join us for a week of adventure at Camp Explore, a college exploration and Liberal Arts summer camp, July 29 through August 2.
Silver Lake College Presents Amanda Dumovich Senior Music Recital (Alto Saxophone) Sunday May 26, 3 pm
Silver Lake College of the Holy Family is delighted to host the Senior Music Recital for Miss Amanda Dumovich on Sunday, May 26, at 3:00 pm in the College Chapel, 2406 South Alverno Road, Manitowoc. The concert is an instrumental performance (alto saxophone with accompaniment), and is open to the public at no charge.
Silver Lake College of the Holy Family is pleased to announce that Philip Budervic will join our Athletic Department as Head Men’s Basketball Coach. In addition to coaching, Phil will continue in his current role as Coordinator of Athlete Recruiting and Admissions Counselor.
Newly minted Silver Lake College Alumna Amanda Thuss delivered the Response of the Graduates at the College’s 75th Commencement on Saturday, May 4th at the Holiday Inn Manitowoc. She had been planning a graduation party for that evening, but after hearing about a local college student who is homeless, she was inspired to turn the party into much more than a commencement celebration.
Silver Lake College of the Holy Family honored 123 Candidates for Graduation at its 75th Commencement Ceremony on May 4, 2013 at the Holiday Inn Manitowoc. 68 bachelor’s degrees and 55 master’s degrees were conferred. Candidates are listed below in alphabetical order by last name with degree, major(s) of study, and hometown. Graduation honors are listed in italics, and are conferred on students who have attained the following grade point average for courses taken at Silver Lake College: Summa Cum Laude – 3.9 GPA, Magna Cum Laude – 3.7 GPA, Cum Laude – 3.5 GPA on a 4 point scale. To be eligible, students must have earned at least 51 credits at Silver Lake College.