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Top 10 Things to Love about Silver Lake College

Posted By Benjamin Wideman On May 09, 2015

What do we love about Silver Lake? We wanted to share with you a little bit of our Lakers pride.


Exceptional education: Silver Lake College has built a strong reputation for its quality education, which includes a range of majors and minors in our three schools – the School of Education, the School of Professional Studies and the School of Liberal Arts.



Personalized attention: Small class sizes ensure students receive personalized attention.



Our Welcome Center: Dedicated this past winter, the Ariens Family Welcome Center features Mimi’s Café (which serves Starbucks products), a comfortable lounge area and a one-stop welcome center to serve a variety of needs.



Top-notch faculty and staff: Friendly, knowledgeable faculty members work side by side with a caring staff to provide a welcoming environment for learning.



Athletics: Join one of our athletic teams and experience intercollegiate competition with games throughout the Midwest. Silver Lake College offers men’s basketball, women’s basketball, women’s volleyball, soccer, cross country and golf. A new Fitness Center on campus also offers a place to stay in shape during the off-season.



Fantastic facilities: The recently built Franciscan Center for Music Education and Performance is a state-of-the-art venue for not only rehearsing music and performing in shows, but also for hosting world-renowned musicians for concerts.



Leading by example: Silver Lake College is founded on the Franciscan Catholic tradition. As a servant leader, you’ll make a difference in the lives of people both on campus and throughout the community.



Work opportunities: Silver Lake College helps prepare students for the world after graduation by assisting them with internships and other work opportunities.



Healthy options: The remodeled Dining Hall presents healthy dining options and a relaxing place to eat breakfast, lunch and dinner with friends.



Rooms with a view: The inviting campus is located adjacent to picturesque Silver Lake and is a short drive from the beaches of Lake Michigan and city of Manitowoc.

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