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Weekly Silver Lake College sports roundup

Posted On September 29, 2014


The Silver Lake College soccer team avenged an early-season loss on Friday, defeating the University of Wisconsin-Fond du Lac 3-1 in a game at Goalgetters Soccer Park in Manitowoc.

Carl Jean sparked the Lakers by assisting on Stevens Alexis’ goal that gave SLC a 1-0 lead.

Then, with 15 minutes remaining in the first half, Jean took a pass from Ser Nay Htoo and scored to give SLC a 2-0 advantage.

UW-Fond du Lac scored its lone goal late in the first half.

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Cramer, Niu to present classical concert at SLC

Posted On September 26, 2014

Christopher Cramer and Yi-Lan Niu will showcase their musical talents at a Classical Duo Concert, scheduled for 7 p.m. Oct. 11 at Silver Lake College.

The concert, presented by Holy Family Conservatory of Music, will be held on campus at Endries Hall, located in the Franciscan Center for Music Education and Performance.

Cramer, a classical guitarist, has performed at college campuses and performing arts centers across the country, as well as in Canada and Asia. He's also an active chamber musician, collaborating with various instrumentalists and singers. Cramer is a faculty member at Beloit...

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Zimmer Forum spotlights ‘The Centurion’s Wife’

Posted On September 25, 2014

 “The Centurion’s Wife,” written by Davis Bunn and Janette Oke, will be the focus of the next Fr. Bill Zimmer Forum, which is scheduled for noon to 1 p.m. on Oct. 14 at Silver Lake College, 2406 S. Alverno Road.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held at Endries Hall, located on campus in the Franciscan Center for Music Education and Performance.

The presentation will be led by Mary Sherman, the Assistant Director of Stewardship and Pastoral Services for the Diocese of Green Bay. She has a master’s degree in educational psychology from UW-Milwaukee and is a licensed...

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SLC Hosting CEO Breakfast Series

Posted On September 22, 2014

Silver Lake College announced the schedule of speakers for its inaugural 2014-2015 President’s CEO Breakfast Series.

The series, sponsored by Bank First National, will be held in Ariens Atrium at the Franciscan Center for Music Education and Performance, located on campus at 2406 S. Alverno Road.

The first speaker, on Oct. 29, is Mark Skogen, who’ll present “How Customer Service Sets Festival Foods Apart.” Skogen is the president and CEO of Festival Foods. Earlier this year, he was named Grocer of the Year by the Wisconsin Grocers Association.

The second speaker, on Nov. 19, is Christine...

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Weekly Silver Lake College sports roundup

Posted On September 22, 2014

SLC volleyball team beats NCAA DIII opponent

The Silver Lake College volleyball team defeated Mount Mary University, an NCAA Division III squad, at a two-day invitational in Milwaukee co-hosted by Alverno College and Mount Mary.

The Lakers, a member of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association, outlasted the Blue Angels 25-21, 21-25, 25-23, 22-25, 15-12 in a two-hour marathon match held Saturday at Mount Mary’s Bloechl Center.

Also at the invitational Saturday, Silver Lake College fell to Illinois Tech 25-10, 25-9, 25-4. In matches on Friday, Alverno defeated SLC 25-18, 25-6,...

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SLC, Woodland Dunes team up for Restore the Shore project

Posted On September 18, 2014

Migratory birds passing through the Lakeshore area will have new trees on which to rest thanks in part to the efforts of faculty and students at Silver Lake College in Manitowoc.

On Sept. 17, eight students in Dr. Michaeleen Golay’s General Ecology course and 26 students in Dr. Erik Hoyer’s Liberal Arts Seminar course worked together to plant native vegetation — namely, chokecherry, chokeberry and serviceberry — on a western portion of Zander Park, across the street from property owned by Woodland Dunes Nature Center and Preserve.

The effort was part of the ongoing Restore the Shore...

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SLC students learn importance of community resources

Posted On September 18, 2014

Silver Lake College students in Sister Marcolette Madden’s “Social Studies Curriculum and Methods” course learned plenty during a trip to the Wisconsin Maritime Museum in Manitowoc on Sept. 17.

In addition to experiencing what life was like for World War II sailors during a tour of the USS Cobia submarine, the future teachers discovered the importance of utilizing community resources like the museum.

“It was a phenomenal experience, just marvelous,” Sister Marcolette said. “The students expressed so much enthusiasm. It was thrilling for them, because in the 2½ hours we were there, they...

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Weekly Silver Lake College sports roundup

Posted On September 15, 2014

SLC volleyball team wins UW-Richland Triangular

The Silver Lake College volleyball team defeated both of its opponents at the UW-Richland Triangular on Wednesday.

The Lakers opened the day with a 25-16, 25-18 victory over UW-Fond du Lac. Then they rallied to upend UW-Richland Center 16-25, 25-22, 15-6.

Silver Lake College was led by Courtney Clavers (eight kills, six blocks, three digs and one ace), Casey Bingmon (eight blocks, one kill), Jordan Barbeau (six kills, 11 digs and two aces), Abby Gerhard (eight kills, seven digs), Danielle Byrum (four kills, 27 assists, six digs, four aces),...

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Silver Lake College Announces 9% Increase in Enrollment

Posted On September 12, 2014

Most private colleges throughout the state and nation are experiencing declining enrollment figures, but Silver Lake College is bucking that trend.

Manitowoc County’s only four-year institution of higher learning announced that, as of the 10th day of classes, it has a fall enrollment of 515 degree-seeking students, including 215 full-time undergraduates — a 9 percent increase from last September.

In addition, the college expects to enroll about 550 part-time, non-degree-seeking students this academic year.

“Silver Lake College is attractive to students because we have small class sizes,...

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SLC’s LaBonte to give ‘Social Art’ presentation

Posted On September 10, 2014

Erin LaBonte will give the first Faculty Colloquial presentation of the 2014-2015 academic year on Sept. 30 from 4:15 to 5 p.m. at Endries Hall, located in the Franciscan Center for Music Education and Performance, on the campus of Silver Lake College, 2406 S. Alverno Road.

Her presentation, titled “Social Art,” will focus on her own works and their relationship to community. The event is free and open to the public.

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SLC announces 2014-2015 Mass schedule

Posted On September 10, 2014

Silver Lake College, 2406 S. Alverno Road, announced its schedule of Masses for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Masses are held in the college chapel, located in Main Hall, and are open to the public.

Masses are scheduled for 7 p.m. Sundays, 11:15 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, and 10:30 a.m. the first Wednesday of each month (except for January). Adoration and Confession are held from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Wednesdays (except the first Wednesday of each month).

For more information, please contact Tommy Nelson, Director of Campus Ministry, at (920) 686-6281.

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SLC’s Lindemann to give poetry presentation

Posted On September 09, 2014

Emilie Lindemann, Ph.D., an assistant professor of English at Silver Lake College, will present her poetry series, “Lost & Found,” at the Lorine Niedecker Wisconsin Poetry Festival in Fort Atkinson on Oct. 11.

The festival will be held Oct. 10-11 at the Dwight Foster Public Library. All events are free and open to the public.

Lindemann’s presentation is in collaboration with visual artist Karen Laudon, who will be displaying some of her art at the library’s Jones Gallery.

For a complete schedule, event descriptions and list of presenters and their biographies, visit ...

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SLC to host Banned Books Read-Out

Posted On September 09, 2014

A Banned Books Read-Out event is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Sept. 25 at Zigmunt Library, located at Silver Lake College, 2406 S. Alverno Road.

The event, which is free and open to the public, is part of Banned Books Week for the American Library Association.

As part of the Read-Out, information will be shared about Banned Books Week and why certain books have been banned. That will be followed by people reading excerpts from some of those banned books. People interested in reading a passage are asked to fill out information on a sign-up sheet located in the library. Participants may read from a...

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Silver Lake College weekly sports roundup, September 8, 2014

Posted On September 08, 2014

The Silver Lake College soccer team won the consolation game at the season-opening UW-Fond du Lac Invitational on Saturday, defeating UW-Rock County 3-2.

All of the Lakers’ scoring came in the first half. Eric Roby netted their first goal on an assist by Ni Ni. Carl Jean accounted for the other two goals, including the final score on a penalty kick.

SLC’s Wesley Dowell stopped six shots against UW-Rock County.

“Winning the game was wonderful,” said SLC interim coach Greg Jirik, who was filling in for head coach Guido Lenaerts, who was out of town. “We played as a team against Rock County,...

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Four sign letters of intent to play basketball at Silver Lake College

Posted On September 04, 2014

Silver Lake College announced that four student-athletes signed letters of intent to play basketball for the Lakers starting with the 2014-2015 season.

The two additions to the women’s team are Danielle Byrum of Sheboygan Lutheran High School and Daisneekqua Thompson of Milwaukee Juneau/Morse/Marshall High School.

“I am very excited that Danielle will be a Lady Laker next season,” said Mike Flentje, SLC’s athletic director and women’s basketball coach. “The coaching staff and I had the opportunity to watch Danielle play several times this past season. She has an excellent outside shot and is...

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VandenPlas leads SLC runners

Posted On September 02, 2014

Taylor VandenPlas was the top Silver Lake College runner at the 40th annual Tom Barry Invitational cross country meet, which was held Saturday at Colburn Park in Green Bay.

VandenPlas placed 45th, finishing the season-opening, 5-kilometer women's race in 22 minutes, 26 seconds.

Other Silver Lake College finishers included Sophia Chin (93rd in 25:19.6), Abby Rieth (111th in 28:49.0), Lucy-Ann Muabe (118th in 35:43.7) and Olivia Johnston (120th in 37:44.2).

Lisa Baeten of St. Norbert won the women's portion of the invitational in 18:42.0, leading the Green Knights to the team title. Silver Lake...

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