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Silver Lake College Offers New Accelerated Format for Social Work Certification Seekers

Posted by on 27 November 2013

In January 2014 Silver Lake College of the Holy Family will begin offering a 10-month accelerated program that is preapproved and satisfies the educational requirements established by the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS) for preparation as a Certified Social Worker (CSW). Students must complete a bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology, criminal justice or human services, and are then required to pass state and national examinations and fulfill internship or work requirements. Silver Lake College Career Resources staff will also offer assistance with internship or work placement. The credential of Certified Social Worker is earned upon successful completion of all program and State requirements. For more information on the Social Work Certificate Training Program, please visit www.SL.edu/SWTC or contact the program director at 920-686-6119 or Elizabeth.DenDekker@sl.edu.

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Lakers Win vs. Northland College

Posted by on 27 November 2013

Last night the men’s basketball team defeated a strong Northland College team from Ashland, Wisconsin by the score of 94–78. The Lumberjacks fought toe to toe in the first half, but a long three point shot at the buzzer by John Duke proved to be a back-breaker and the Lakers took a 46 -40 lead into the locker room. The Lakers came out with high intensity in the second half and took the lead by as many as 22 points.

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Silver Lake College Piano Professor To Give Lecture and Perform

Posted by on 27 November 2013

Silver Lake College of the Holy Family is pleased to host a Faculty Colloquium for Dr. Diana Sharpiro, Assistant Professor of Piano, on Tuesday, December 3rd, 2014 at 1:00 pm in Bob & Pat Endries Hall in the new Franciscan Center for Music Education and Performance, 2406 South Alverno Road, Manitowoc. Dr. Shapiro will give a 25 minute lecture, and will play for approximately 30 minutes. The topic of the colloquium is “Resurgence of Petrouchka: Second Life of the Piano Duet Score.” The presentation is open to the public without charge.

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Silver Lake College Runners Gain National Academic All-American Honors

Posted by on 26 November 2013

The Silver Lake College of the Holy Family Cross Country team recently had five team members named to the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) National All-Academic team.  To be eligible, student athletes must have sophomore standing and a 3.5 grade point average or higher.  Representing the Laker Men’s team was Jack Blattner (Roncalli H.S., 2nd award).  The Lady Lakers who received the award included Mary Bettag (Roncalli H.S., 2nd award), Sophia Chin (Lincoln H.S., 2nd award), Taylor Vanden Plas (Green Bay Preble H.S., 1st award) and Kimberly Voelker (Mishicot H.S., 2nd award).  “All five of these students are perfect examples of a model student-athlete” according to Head Coach Ryan Roberts.

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Silver Lake College Cross Country Competes at Nationals

Posted by on 26 November 2013

The Silver Lake College of the Holy Family Cross Country team competed Friday, November 8th at the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) Cross Country National Championships in Syracuse, New York.  The event was hosted by the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY ESF).  The competition included runners from colleges and universities from across the country.

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Silver Lake College to Host Veterans Welcome Event, Chili Cookoff Benefit, and Annual “Christmas At Silver Lake” Concert On December 7

Posted by on 25 November 2013

Silver Lake College of the Holy Family is delighted to host three exciting public events on Saturday, December 7th at 2406 South Alverno Road in Manitowoc:

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Educator Reflects on Meeting JFK 50 Years after His Assassination

Posted by Elizabeth Fritsch, Libby Spencer, and Frankie Derfus on 21 November 2013

Sitting down with Chris Rettler on a cool, windy November afternoon, it is not hard to see the impact that her personal meeting with President Kennedy and his assassination have had on her as she pages through a book on John F. Kennedy.  Rettler recently celebrated fifty years in education and continues to teach students at Silver Lake College of the Holy Family in her role as assistant professor of Education.  It is on this windy day, about a week before the fiftieth anniversary of President Kennedy’s assassination, that she shares her story of meeting Kennedy and how it has personally shaped her and also, her career.

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Men are Defeated by NCAA D-II Lake Superior State University

Posted by on 20 November 2013

Yesterday the men’s basketball team traveled to Sault Ste. Marie and lost to a strong Lake Superior State University team out of the NCAA D-II Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference 92-55. Our Lakers played their Lakers toe to toe throughout the first half. Lake Superior State, who took NCAA D-I Central Michigan into overtime before falling a week earlier, jumped out to a 14-7 lead four minutes into the contest. However our Lakers went on a 9-0 run and took the lead 16-14 with thirteen and a half minutes left. Our Lakers extended the lead to 20-16 half way through the half before Lake Superior went on a 15-0 run to take the lead for good 31-20.

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Lady Lakers vs Ashford University

Posted by on 19 November 2013

The Lady Lakers basketball team fell to 3-2 last night with a loss to a strong Ashford University team 66-43. Despite playing hard, the Lady Lakers did not shoot well in the first half and relied on really good defense to keep them in the game with a halftime score of 31 to 21. They continued to struggle with shooting in the second half and Ashford opened up a 16 point lead. The Lady Lakers never gave up and with excellent defense and some timely shots pulled within 8 points by midway through the second half. Ashford then went on a 8 to 0 scoring run giving them a 16 point lead, and the Lady Lakers could not make up the difference. Leading the way for the Lady Lakers were Courtney Clavers from Brillion with 11 points and Raelyn Woock with 10 points and 4 steals. Next, the Lady Lakers take on UW Manitowoc on Wednesday December 4th at 6:00 pm.

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Silver Lake College Hosting Anthony Brandl Exhibit “The Rabbit Hero” Through Dec. 20, And Artist Talk With Brandl on Tues. Nov. 19 At 1:00 pm

Posted by on 18 November 2013

Silver Lake College of the Holy Family is delighted to invite the public to attend “The Rabbit Hero,” an exhibit of Visual Poetry and creative ingenuity by artist Anthony J. Brandl, on display in the College Cafeteria Gallery now through December 20th, 2013. The exhibit is open to the public without charge from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm Monday through Thursday, and from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm on Friday and Saturday. Brandl will give a public “Artist Talk” on Tuesday, November 19th at 1:00 pm in room 102, on the first floor inside the east entrance of the main College building. 

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