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SLC's Rare Book Room is a fitting place for this rare book

Posted On June 30, 2015

The Rare Book Room at Silver Lake College’s Zigmunt Library has a recent addition.

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SLC's Diana Shapiro, Kevin Sievert, Tom Roberts to perform at Acoustic Fest

Posted On June 29, 2015

Silver Lake College musicians, sharing the bill with Holy Family Conservatory of Music students, will perform at 1 p.m. on July 18 at Acoustic Fest, which will be held in downtown Manitowoc’s Washington Park.

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Stephanie Carpenter bringing graphic design expertise to SLC

Posted On June 29, 2015

Stephanie Carpenter, who will join the Silver Lake College Art Department this fall as an adjunct professor, will help make graphic design come alive.

It’s a trendy field that resonates with students.

“Graphic design is how today’s young people interact with art in the world,” said Erin LaBonte, Assistant Professor of Art at Silver Lake College. “They’re engaged in the visual world. We want to make sure they have the tools to become successful in this growing market.”

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SLC's Sister Lorna Zemke receives International Katalin Forrai Award

Posted On June 29, 2015

Music experts from around the globe came to Silver Lake College to honor Sister Lorna Zemke with the 2015 International Katalin Forrai Award, which is bestowed upon those with distinguished careers in Early Childhood Music Education.

Sister Lorna, a longtime music professor at Silver Lake College, was presented with the award on June 28 during the opening dinner for the 2015 Kodály Summer Music Program.

“It’s definitely an honor, because Katalin Forrai, for whom the award was named, was one of the most influential early childhood music educators in the world during her lifetime,” Sister...

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SLC representatives help Salvation Army's Feed The Kids program

Posted On June 16, 2015

Silver Lake College representatives are helping a local program feed hundreds of area children this summer.

They are volunteering for the Salvation Army of Manitowoc County’s Feed The Kids summer food program, which provides nutritious lunches to nearly 500 children in Manitowoc and Two Rivers each weekday through Aug. 28. Free lunches are distributed to children 18 and younger who are in need of a meal.

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SLC student Aaron Davis working hard to make a difference in people's lives

Posted On June 15, 2015

Silver Lake College junior Aaron Davis is determined to earn his degree in three years.

This summer, visitors might see Davis, a native of Springfield, Ohio, sitting at Silver Lake College’s Welcome Desk at the Ariens Family Welcome Center.

What they may not know is that he has an additional third-shift job at a local firm, plus two evening classes at the college. That’s in addition to the extra classes he took during his sophomore year so he could graduate in the spring of 2016.

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It's easy to sing the praises of SLC student Emily Laurin

Posted On June 15, 2015

Silver Lake College music student Emily Laurin of Manitowoc is used to singing in front of audiences.

But performing “The Star-Spangled Banner” before a Wisconsin Timber Rattlers baseball game earlier this summer was, well, more rattling that ever.

The minor-league team plays home games at Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium in Grand Chute, just outside Appleton.

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Silver Lake College names Marc R. Barbeau as Vice President of Advancement and External Relations

Posted On June 04, 2015

Marc R. Barbeau has been named Vice President of Advancement and External Relations at Silver Lake College.

“I chose to join Silver Lake College because I believe in the strategic vision of Dr. Chris Domes. I’m inspired by what the new college president is doing,” Barbeau said.

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Silver Lake College announces 2015-2016 Artist Music Series

Posted On June 02, 2015

A variety of world-class musical artists will be coming to the Lakeshore as part of Silver Lake College’s 2015-2016 Artist Music Series.

The five concerts will be held in Endries Hall at the Franciscan Center for Music Education and Performance, located on campus at 2406 S. Alverno Road.

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Silver Lake College exhibit features retired soldier’s artifacts, photos

Posted On June 01, 2015

When Edgar Hansen of Manitowoc was stationed in Afghanistan and Iraq between 2003 and 2010, he picked up intricately woven carpets from Kabul, exquisite Iraqi vases and numerous bronze and brass figurines of Hindu and Buddhist origins.

“Some of the things are quite decorative and quite beautiful,” Hansen said. “My grandchildren tease me. They say, ‘Grandpa lives in a museum.’”

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