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SLC dedicates nursing conference room, a gift from SR. Marion Gillis in memory of her brother

Posted On September 19, 2016


By Suzanne Weiss/Director of Public Relations

MANITOWOC — Silver Lake College on Sept. 19 dedicated its Nursing Debriefing Conference Room, a gift from Sister Marion Gillis in memory of her brother, Father Ralph Gillis. 

Faculty, staff, students and members of the Gillis family joined in the celebration of the new conference room, ideal for meetings and training.

Through the estate of Father Ralph Gillis, an endowed scholarship for Silver Lake College nursing students also has been established in Sister Marion’s name. It is designed to provide financial support to Silver Lake College full-time undergraduate students.

The Sister Marion Gillis Endowed Scholarship for Nursing Education was presented to Silver Lake College student Tyler Heyduk of Manitowoc at the dedication.

Dr Chris Domes, president of Silver Lake College, and Brianna Neuser, director of the nursing program, spoke. Marc. R. Barbeau, vice president for Advancement and External Relations, welcomed guests and introduced speakers.

Sister Lorita Gaffney gave the invocation and Father Hilary Brzezinski blessed the conference room and the plaque.

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