Welcome to the Alumni Association of Silver Lake College! A Silver Lake alumnus is any Silver Lake College graduate, including those having received post-baccalaureate certification, and those who have obtained 24 or more credits from Silver Lake.
All members of the Alumni Association are welcome to come to the Alumni Board of Directors meetings as non-voting members. Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of every month, (except December), at 5 p.m. in the Endries Family Heritage Room at Silver Lake College.
Our Alumni Association is a way for our most proud and passionate graduates to help us expand our reach and tell our story. What are the qualifications for becoming a Silver Lake College Ambassador? We're looking for graduates who enthusiastically express their pride in their alma mater. Do you fit the bill? We’d love to hear from you!
If you have any questions, would like to get in touch with the Board members or are interested in serving on the Board, please call me at 920-686-6350 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
-- Cynthia St. John, Director of Alumni and Parent Relations
ALUMNI ASSOCIATION MISSION STATEMENT
All graduates and teachers certified through Silver Lake College automatically hold membership in the Silver Lake College Alumni Association. The purposes of this association are:
- to preserve and strengthen among members the spiritual, intellectual, and cultural influences of the College
- to encourage a spirit of loyalty to the ideals of the College
- to provide opportunities for continued friendship and fellowship among graduates
- to assist in the development of the work of the College by contributing annually to the alumni fund, by assisting in fund-raising activities, and by referring qualified prospective students to the college
The Association meets annually at the college to transact business and to renew friendships among members and supports other periodic activities of interest to alumni and friends of SLC. You can view the Alumni Association staff and the various Alumni Awards.
Alumni Association Board of Directors
The Silver Lake College alumni board helps us to stay connected with the interests of alums like you. Alumni board members help facilitate the exchange of ideas between alumni and the college. The board also works with the alumni office to help steer activities and events for each calendar year.
The members of the alumni board, in addition to Cynthia St. John, are:
Jennifer Rivera ’12
Alumni Association Board of Directors President
Jennifer Rivera received a Bachelor of Arts degree with a focus in General and Instrumental Music from Silver Lake College. She served two terms as President of the Collegiate Music Educators National Conference. Jennifer was the Director of Bands and General Music Teacher at Chilton Area Catholic School in Chilton, Wis., and St. John-Sacred Heart Catholic School in Sherwood, Wis. She is currently a member of the Residence Life Staff at Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart, an elite all-girls college preparatory school in Lake Forest, Ill.
Erica Jansky ’11 MS-MOB
Alumni Association Board of Directors President-Elect
Within two weeks of receiving her Master of Science degree in Management and Organizational Behavior from Silver Lake College, Erica Jansky was offered her current position of Director of Rehabilitation and Speech Language Pathologist at Manitowoc Health and Rehabilitation Center. Erica is active in the community as Chairman of the Board and former President of the Manitowoc Jaycees. She is past president of the Manitowoc Chapter of Women in Management Inc., a member of the board of directors for Hope House of Manitowoc County, and a member of Lakeshore Business and Professional Women, and Service League of Manitowoc County.
Vanesa Nenahlo ‘13
Alumni Association Board of Directors Secretary
Vanessa Nenahlo graduated with a major in Elementary Education and a minor in Mathematics. Throughout her entire career at Silver Lake College, she worked in the Office of Admissions where she enjoyed interacting with prospective students. Originally from Valders, Wis., she stayed close to home for her education and returned to the Valders Area School District for her student teaching placements. From there she ventured into the Early Childhood field and is currently working at Precious Memories Daycare and Preschool in Whitelaw as a School-age/Preschool Teacher.
Cheryl Duchow ’00
Alumni Association Board of Directors Treasurer
Cheryl Duchow graduated from Silver Lake College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, majoring in Accounting. She is a member of Faith Lutheran Church, Valders, where she sings in the choir, serves as a greeter, lector, usher and communion server. She served on the Lay Ministry Board and as Church Board Secretary. She is Co-chair for Manitowoc County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee, Treasurer for Manitowoc County and previously served as Deputy Treasurer, in the Veteran’s office, Health Department and in Clerk of Courts office.
Tessa Robinson ‘11
Tessa Robinson is Behavioral Treatment Therapist for in-home autism services with Phoenix Behavioral Health Services in Manitowoc. She received her Bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and Theology from Silver Lake College, graduating Summa Cum Laude. She has served as Executive Director of the Autism Society of the Lakeshore, was a youth minister, did respite care with children with autism, and currently serves on the Autism Society Lakeshore Board.
Sister Camilla Wolfgram, OSF ‘64
Sister Camilla Wolfgram received her training to be a teacher from Silver Lake College, formerly Holy Family College, majoring in Latin with a minor in Social Studies. Sister Camilla’s career includes teaching and administering in Catholic Schools from Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 8 in Arizona, Ohio and Wisconsin. Sister Camilla is currently serving in certain key areas of Silver Lake College as Special Assistant to President Chris Domes.
June Cleveringa ‘11
June Cleveringa graduated from Silver Lake College Magna Cum Laude in the Business Management Bachelor’s Degree program. June is Sales Executive for a print manufacturer as well as an Adjunct Instructor for Lakeshore Technical College. She is an avid supporter of community nonprofits, including Habitat for Humanity Manitowoc, Thrivent Financial, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Manitowoc County, and Wisconsin Maritime Museum.
Toushane Evans ‘11
Toushane Evans graduated from Silver Lake College with a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in History. After graduation, he served as Residence Hall Director at Silver Lake College before he went on to pursue other opportunities.