Kathie Tilot is guest speaker for Zimmer Forum

Posted On January 31, 2017

MANITOWOC, Wis. — “A Life of Being:  Having and Doing Enough”  by Wayne Muller will be the focus of the next Father Bill Zimmer Forum, which is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. on Feb. 14 at Silver Lake College, 2406 S. Alverno Road.



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Silver Lake College to host literary discussion

Posted On January 31, 2017

MANITOWOC, Wis. — The Silver Lake College English Department will host the discussion, “Poetry & Music: Intersections & Connections,” from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. on Feb. 15.



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SLC presents concert of love songs on Feb. 12

Posted On January 31, 2017

MANITOWOC, Wis. — Celebrate Valentine’s Day by attending “Six Centuries of Love Songs,” a concert of music from the 16th century through the present, starting at 3 p.m. on Feb. 12 at Silver Lake College, 2406 S. Alverno Road.



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Silver Lake College's Stephanie Carpenter shares her enthusiasm for the graphic arts

Posted On January 26, 2017

Photo by Suzanne Weiss

By Suzanne Weiss/Director of Public Relations

MANITOWOC, Wis.  -- While she’s reaching for the future, Stephanie Carpenter retains a firm grasp of the past.

On the on hand, Carpenter is an authority in the growing field of graphic design and shares her expertise with Silver Lake College students, where she is as an adjunct faculty member. She joined the college in fall of 2015 — a year before it introduced its graphic design degree program — and is teaching Digital Imaging this semester.



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SlC’s Erin LaBonte loves to paint the town

Posted On January 26, 2017

Photo by Suzanne Weiss

By Suzanne Weiss/Director of Public Relations

MANITOWOC, Wis. — Erin LaBonte is adding layers of color to the local landscape.

With a passion for art and an enthusiasm for the place she calls home, the associate professor of art at Silver Lake College has taken the lead in the creation of a dozen eye-catching murals since she moved to the area in 2011.



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Lola Roeh is first CEO Breakfast Series speaker

Posted On January 16, 2017

MANITOWOC, Wis. — Silver Lake College’s third President’s CEO Breakfast Series will begin on Jan. 25 with guest speaker Lola Roeh, general manager of the Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. She will speak about “Managing the Business — When Your Product is The Experience.”



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Silver Lake College's Teaching collaborative fosters culturally responsive classrooms

Posted On January 13, 2017

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Valerie Grissom and Christine Rettler are co-chairs of the Faculty Teaching Collaborative.

Photo by Suzanne Weiss

By Suzanne Weiss/Director of Public Relations

MANITOWOC, Wis. — Serbian, Creole and Spanish are just a few of the languages that can be heard spoken in the halls of Silver Lake College.

The small private college attracts students from as nearby as the Manitowoc-Two Rivers area and from as far away as Kenya, Vietnam and Spain.

Within this diverse student body are students representing various cultural, religious and socio-economic groups. How does a college interweave these...



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Silver Lake College education majors land paid student-teaching internships in spring semester

Posted On January 10, 2017

Silver Lake College education students Amanda Kudick (above left) and Aubrey Ley. Photo by Suzanne Weiss

SLC education student Courtney Clavers (below). Photo by Benjamin Wideman 

By Suzanne Weiss/Director  of Public Relations

MANITOWOC, Wis. — Education students typically spend a semester of student teaching before they earn their degrees.

Three Silver Lake College education students are satisfying their student-teaching requirements through paid teaching internships during the spring semester. That means they’re earning credits and paychecks, too.

“Earning a paid internship is a...



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SLC seeks alumni award nominations

Posted On January 06, 2017

Silver Lake College Alumni Association Award recipients from 2016. Photo by Suzanne Weiss

MANITOWOC, Wis. — The Silver Lake College Alumni Association seeks nominations for its annual alumni awards, which recognize exceptional achievements of alumni and friends of the college. Nominations are due on Feb. 3.



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SLC ceramics exhibit opens on Jan. 16

Posted On January 06, 2017

UNenshrined” by Anne-Bridget Gary. Submitted by the artist

By Suzanne Weiss/Director of Public Relations

MANITOWOC, Wis. — Time and natural elements are collaborators in an upcoming ceramics exhibit presented by the Silver Lake College art department.

“Nature Worship” features works by Anne-Bridget Gary, a studio ceramicist and professor of art and design at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, where she has taught for more than 25 years.



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President’s CEO Breakfast Series offers professional growth opportunities

Posted On January 06, 2017

By Suzanne Weiss/Director of Public Relations

MANITOWOC, Wis. — Silver Lake College is kicking off its third President’s CEO Breakfast Series on Jan. 25. The series will feature four speakers who share the college’s commitment to investing in the betterment of Manitowoc County and neighboring communities.



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SLC presents exhibit of Henry Steinfort’s works

Posted On January 04, 2017

“Mother With Child” by Henry Steinfort. Image submitted by the artist

By Suzanne Weiss/Director of Public Relations

MANITOWOC, Wis. — Sheboygan artist Henry Steinfort’s works, abstract and eye-catching, will be on display at Silver Lake College from Jan. 16 through Feb. 17.

“Painted Canvas Relief,” will be showing in the Lake’s Edge Gallery in the Franciscan Center for Music Education and Performance on campus, 2406 S. Alverno Road. The public is welcome to the free exhibit, presented by the art department.



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Silver Lake College painting exhibit opens Jan. 13

Posted On January 04, 2017

“If You Could Read My Mind” by Migs. Photo courtesy of the artist

By Suzanne Weiss/Director of Public Relations

MANITOWOC, Wis. — The Silver Lake College art department will present the exhibit, “Wicked Garden,” from Jan. 13 through Feb. 17. The exhibit will feature paintings by Sheboygan artist Migs, aka Steve Thimmig.



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