Silver Lake College of the Holy Family is delighted to present selected works of artist Kelly Jelinek in the College Cafeteria Gallery, 2406 South Alverno Road, Manitowoc, through September 20th. Jelinek creates sculptures and 2-D mixed media pieces inspired by folktales and religious myths. The exhibit is free and open to the public Monday through Friday 8 am-5 pm, Friday and Saturday 8 am-4:30 pm. For more information please visit www.SL.edu/ArtExhibits. Additional exhibits for the fall 2013 term include:
Silver Lake College of the Holy Family has been awarded a $150,000 Career Ready Internship Initiative grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation (Great Lakes) for the 2013-2014 academic year.
The Silver Lake College Men’s Basketball Program announced its schedule for the 2013-2014 season, and it includes their first ever regular season game against an NCAA D-II opponent. On Tuesday, November 19th the Lakers will travel to Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. The schedule has the Lakers traveling to Viterbo for an early season tournament and possible match up with defending NAIA D-II national champion, Cardinal Stritch University. The Lakers will also play a game at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee on Wednesday, November 6th against Calumet College of St. Joseph out of Indiana. The Lakers open their home regular season on Saturday afternoon November 2nd against Viterbo University.
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.