Work College Rooted in Franciscan Values

Posted On July 28, 2016

When the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity founded Silver Lake College of the Holy Family in 1935, the Sisters all contributed to the college by working.



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Work College Reduces Student Debt and Builds Marketable Skills

Posted On July 28, 2016

By Suzanne Weiss / Director of Public Relations

The average debt of college students in Wisconsin increased by 74 percent between 2004 and 2014, according to The Institute of College Access and Success.



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Camp Explore Students Create ‘We Care Kits’ for Area Police Departments

Posted On July 27, 2016

Students participating in Silver Lake College’s Look Ahead Lakers Camp Explore had the opportunity to give back and show their appreciation for area police officers this week.



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Silver Lake College Announces Dean’s List for Spring 2016

Posted On July 13, 2016

Congratulations to the following students who, by virtue of being full-time and earning a grade-point average of at least 3.5, were named to the Dean’s List at Silver Lake College for spring 2016:



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Silver Lake College Honors Sister Lorna Zemke

Posted On July 08, 2016

Sister Lorna Zemke was honored by Silver Lake College on Thursday evening with the creation of the Sister Lorna Zemke Endowed Faculty Fund for Music Education and a dedication of the Zemke-Daniel Rehearsal Hall in the Franciscan Center for Music Education and Performance.



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Musical Work, ‘The Cornerstone,’ Honors Sister Lorna Zemke

Posted On July 07, 2016

By Amy Hanson / Assistant Director of Communications and Web Management

Creating a piece of music to encompass the works of a beloved teacher can be a tall order, but for Dr. Franklin “Frank” Gallo of Champaign, Ill., it was an opportunity to assemble his own piece of “The Cornerstone” in Silver Lake College’s musical history.



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SLC’s Kodály Summer Music Program Teaches Educators Valuable Skills

Posted On July 06, 2016

By Amy Hanson / Assistant Director of Communications and Web Management

When Amanda Fee was an undergraduate studying music, she knew that she wanted to pursue her Kodály certificate. Now in her second year of Silver Lake College’s Master of Music in Music Education-Kodály Emphasis degree program in Manitowoc, Wis., she is well on her way to learning skills that she can utilize as an elementary school music teacher in Alabama.



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Silver Lake College student Teachers explore environment During Summer Workshop

Posted On July 01, 2016

Fourteen Silver Lake College student-teachers took part in the 59th Environmental Education Workshop on campus, June 28-30. The workshop is a Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction requirement for their licensure.



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SLC’s summer music program draws educators from all over country

Posted On July 01, 2016

By Amy Hanson / Assistant Director of Communications and Web Management

Jordan Doolittle was searching for a place to earn his master’s degree and learn more about the Kodály approach to music education when he came across Silver Lake College through his online search.



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