UW-Parkside Dr. James Kinchen receives the Morris D. Hayes Award from the Wisconsin Choral Directors Association

SOMERS, Wis. – UW-Parkside Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities, Dr. James Kinchen, received the prestigious Morris D. Hayes Award from the Wisconsin Choral Directors Association (WCDA) for his exceptional contribution to choral art. The WCDA board celebrated the honor with Dr. Kinchen on January 16. “I am honored beyond words to have been […]

UW-Parkside teams up with Chitkara University in India to offer Global MBA partnership

Somers, Wis. – University of Wisconsin-Parkside has signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Chitkara University in Punjab, India, for Chitkara students to study abroad at UW-Parkside and complete their Master of Business Administration degrees. In a ceremony held virtually in December, Chancellor Debbie Ford, Provost and Vice Chancellor Dr. Rob Ducoffe, Chitkara Pro Chancellor Dr. […]

Dr. King keynote speaker: When you know better, you do better

Response. Resiliency. Restoration. The theme for Gateway Technical College’s 27th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration certainly resonates in today’s society, communities and families, said keynote speaker Tammi Summers at Monday’s event. The event was held virtually this year with only a handful of people in-person at the event, including speakers and staff helping […]

UW-Parkside Theatre Arts wins Lighting Design Excellence Award for Fifth Consecutive Year at Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Region 3

SOMERS, Wis. – For the fifth consecutive year, UW-Parkside Theatre Arts won the Lighting Design Excellence Award at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF), Region 3 on January 9. Theatre student Jessica Baker snagged the award for the second time in three years for her lighting design of Romeo and Juliet. She will […]

Gregory Bennett Jr. and Seeds of Hope named as Gateway Dr. King Humanitarians

Gateway Technical College has named Gregory Bennett Jr. and Seeds of Hope this year’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarians to recognize them for their contributions to society, their school, business, or profession, as well as their dedication to volunteerism and philanthropic work. The Humanitarians will be honored at Gateway’s 27th annual Dr. Martin Luther […]

UW-Parkside Student Selected For Spring 2021 TMAC Internship

SOMERS, Wis.- A UW-Parkside student is the latest recipient of the $3,000 Business Services Internship for Spring 2021. Justin Brooks, Parkside accounting and economics student, received the paid internship provided by Treasury Management Association of Chicago (TMAC). Brooks is the 24th recipient of this internship, which has been awarded to Parkside students for more than […]

Gateway, Carthage ink transfer agreement that benefits Nursing graduates seeking to further education

Gateway Technical College and Carthage College have forged an articulation agreement that provides students who graduate from Gateway’s Nursing program the opportunity to enter Carthage as juniors to further their education and advancement in this in-demand health care career. The agreement enables Gateway graduates to continue their education locally while saving time and money through […]

UW-Parkside Alum and Former Soccer Student-Athlete Chance Vang Named GM of Colorado Rush

SOMERS, Wis. – UW-Parkside alum and former men’s soccer student-athlete Chance Vang was named as the General Manager of the Colorado Rush, a member of the United Soccer League (USL) League Two. Vang, who has become one of the youngest GMs in American sports, is believed to be the first Hmong-American GM in American soccer. “Being the first Hmong-American […]

UW-Parkside Theatre Arts Recognized for Live Streamed Production of Stupid F##king Birds

SOMERS, Wis. – UW-Parkside Theatre Arts’ play, Stupid F##king Bird, was selected as one of only five productions to perform at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre, Region 3 Festival (KCACTF) in January. “The fact that our production was selected for the upcoming KCACTF festival is a great honor and an acknowledgement that Parkside has one […]

Information sessions to be held for more SC Johnson HOPE program training

Gateway Technical College will hold three online workshops for those interested in enrolling in additional training sessions for the successful SC Johnson-funded Highly Skilled Occupations for Professional Employment (HOPE) program. The effort provides cost-free training to workers for in-demand career fields. Training programs begin in January and February and will consist of CNC operators, mechanical […]

MSSC Selects Gateway Technical College As First MSSC State Master Training Center

The Manufacturing Skill Standards Council, the nation’s leading industry certification body for front-line technicians in advanced manufacturing, is pleased to announce its selection of Gateway Technical College in Kenosha, Wisconsin as its first State Master Training Center. Effective on December 14, Gateway will be authorized to offer training to instructors to deliver MSSC’s hands-on Certified […]

Local High School Students to Compete in Annual Finance and Investment Challenge Bowl

Asset Builders will hold the 13th Annual Racine/Kenosha Finance and Investment Challenge Bowl® (FICB) virtually on December 9, engaging local high school students in a friendly competition to encourage financial literacy. Students will answer questions covering categories such as personal finance, economics, taxes, technology, and more. “The Finance and Investment Challenge Bowl is a great […]