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Silver Lake College, Wisconsin Technical College System sign agreement that benefits nursing students

Posted On May 27, 2015

Silver Lake College and the Wisconsin Technical College System are making it easier for area nursing students to earn bachelor’s degrees.

Silver Lake College President Dr. Chris Domes and Lakeshore Technical College President Dr. Michael Lanser signed an articulation agreement during a ceremony on May 27 at Silver Lake College.

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Silver Lake College student Kevin Sievert devotes summer break to music, theater

Posted On May 27, 2015

For Silver Lake College music student Kevin Sievert of Manitowoc, summer break will be as busy as the school year.

“My love of being able to perform for other people keeps me going,” said Sievert, who plans to graduate from Silver Lake College in 2016 with a vocal performance and pedagogy degree.

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Computer projects help prepare Silver Lake College students for high-tech jobs

Posted On May 27, 2015

James Ward of Shawano was offered a job in his field even before he presented his final project in Silver Lake College’s System Analysis and Design class.

The Computer Science major accepted a position as an Associate Application Engineer for Thrivent Financial in Appleton.

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Silver Lake College announces spring 2015 dean's list

Posted On May 27, 2015

Silver Lake College announced its dean’s list for the spring 2015 semester.

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Silver Lake College announces schedule of art exhibits for 2015-2016

Posted On May 25, 2015

The Silver Lake College Art Department has announced its schedule of exhibits for 2015-2016.

The exhibits, shown on campus at 2406 S. Alverno Road, are free and open to the public. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays.

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Silver Lake College to become America’s first Catholic higher education institution to adopt a Work College model

Posted On May 25, 2015

To better prepare students for a 21st century work environment, Silver Lake College is poised to become America’s first Catholic higher education institution to adopt the Work College model.

On May 22, the college’s board of directors approved moving toward full compliance and adoption of the federal Work College model.

Starting with the 2016-2017 academic year, 100 percent of incoming full-time, residential students will be required to participate. The college plans to officially apply for Work College status in 2018-2019 (institutions first must have two years of Work College programs...

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SLC's Dr. Michaeleen Golay shares love of nature with her students

Posted On May 17, 2015

Adjacent to Dr. Michaeleen Golay’s office at Silver Lake College is a greenhouse, where she grows a variety of succulents and ferns, pineapple plants and even the carrion flower, which emits the slight stench of rotting flesh when it blooms.

Golay, Assistant Professor in the Natural Science Department, cultivates the plants for her Introduction to Biology, Plant Biology and Ecology students.

Next to the greenhouse is the college’s herbarium, where dried plant specimens are organized in tall cabinets and preserved for study.

Golay, who feels at home surrounded by plants, learned to...

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Silver Lake College to hold blood drive June 2

Posted On May 17, 2015

Silver Lake College will sponsor a BloodCenter of Wisconsin blood drive from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. on June 2 in the Ariens Atrium, located on campus in the Franciscan Center for Music Education and Performance, 2406 S. Alverno Road.

The blood drive celebrates June Dairy Month. All attempting donors will receive a complimentary ticket to Breakfast on the Farm, which will be held from 8 a.m. to noon on June 14 at the Orthland Dairy on South Union Road in Cleveland.

Appointments are preferred, but walk-in donors also are welcome.

The need for blood increases during the summer, while dona;tions...

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SLC's Robert Pauly named President of Lakers Legislation

Posted On May 17, 2015

Silver Lake College student Robert Pauly of St. Cloud, Wis., has been appointed to the position of President of the Lakers Legislation student government for the first semester of the 2015-2016 academic year.

Pauly, who previously served as vice president, replaces Justin Mrotek, who graduated earlier this month.

“I look forward to it, but I’m also humbled by it,” said Pauly, who plans to meet with students in fall to determine their needs and to build the organization around addressing those needs.

The Lakers Legislation is “a communication link between the student body and...

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SLC's Steve Kuehl contributing to two baseball books

Posted On May 07, 2015

As the sports world turns its attention to baseball, Steve Kuehl sits at his computer cranking out thousands of words about his favorite sport.

The Silver Lake College Mathematics Instructor and Department Chair interweaves anecdotes with statistics as he polishes his contributions to two books on baseball — one focuses on the Detroit Tigers, the other on the Milwaukee Brewers.

Kuehl grew up in the Escanaba area of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula rooting for the Tigers and now lives in Plymouth, still a fervent Tigers fan.

He said he is enjoying the research process for his book contributions.

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Brain development is focus of programs at Silver Lake College

Posted On May 07, 2015

Dr. Dipesh Navsaria, a Madison-based pediatrician, public health professional and child health advocate, will give two presentations on early brain and childhood development on May 26 at Silver Lake College’s Franciscan Center for Music Education and Performance, 2406 Alverno Road.

The programs are free and open to members of the community interested in children’s overall health and school success.

The Effects of Toxic Stress and Childhood Adversity on Early Brain and Child Development will be presented from 1 to 3 p.m. The deadline to register for the workshop is May 15. To register, contact...

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SLC announces Spring 2015 graduates

Posted On May 03, 2015

Silver Lake College held its Spring 2015 Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 2.

Students who received degrees included:

Bachelor of Arts

* Dana J. Bastian, Psychology, Manitowoc

* Taylor Lawrence Geiger, Theology, Green Bay

* Randy Gruenweller, Studio Art, Milwaukee

* Patricia Jo Hovde, Theology, Sturgeon Bay

* Monica Baugniet Janke, Psychology, Green Bay

* Olivia N. Johnston, Psychology, Brandon

* Brianna M. Laque, Psychology, Two Rivers

* Sister Bernadette Nabaggala, Theology, Manitowoc

* Michael Lawrence Peeters, Information Science Technology and English, Pulaski

* Karlyn A....

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