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Gateway Technical College Fire Students Train with Kansasville Fire Department

Students from Gateway Technical College’s Fire School were in Kansasville for training. The 17 students in attendance were practicing fire and rescue training modules. Rob Knight captured the event and those participating in Firefighter I & Firefighter II classes. The Kansasville Fire Department assisted the Gateway students. Gateway Technical College Fire Students train with Kansasville […]

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Local Organizations Receive Beyond the Classroom Grants

MADISON –  Four Racine organizations and two in Kenosha are among 115 out-of-school providers receiving a total of $49.5 million through the Beyond the Classroom Grant Program. The awards were announced this week by Gov. Tony Evers. The Beyond the Classroom grants were made available to eligible nonprofit organizations providing virtual and in-person programming for […]

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Gateway Technical College to hold annual design show in an online format

Gateway Technical College will hold its annual Student Design Show for public viewing in an online format this year. The event will take place from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 29, on YouTube. The over-20-year-old show features creative and innovative design work by Graphic Communications students. It’s also juried by local industry […]

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Gateway to hold online event to assist students seeking enrollment

Gateway Technical College (GTC) is enrolling students for its Summer and Fall semesters. GTC will hold an online, virtual event to connect potential students with Gateway Student Services experts who can help with any questions about the college, its programs, or any steps needed to begin their educational journey. The event will offer assistance with […]

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UW-Parkside senior wins national sales competition

SOMERS, Wis. – Chandler Spiewak, a UW-Parkside senior, majoring in business, is the 2021 National Shore Sales Challenge Champion.     Spiewak competed against 87 other students from universities worldwide, including Kansas, Penn State, Temple, Florida State, University of Central Florida, and the University of Texas at Dallas.  He was voted the best student at the […]

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OP-ED: The Power of Partnerships to Transform Higher Education

By Chancellor Debbie Ford / President John Swallow When the goal is as universally important as increasing access to higher education and attainment of bachelor’s degrees, we must roll up our sleeves and work together. Carthage College and the University of Wisconsin-Parkside have a long history of working together for the betterment of students and […]

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Parkside spring commencement ceremony virtual and in-person

SOMERS, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-Parkside announced it will host a hybrid Spring Commencement Ceremony on May 15. Further, there will be a virtual ceremony and in-person celebrations. The virtual ceremony starts at 9 a.m. and includes live-streamed and prerecorded segments for each college, including opening messages from Chancellor Debbie Ford, Provost Rob Ducoffe and […]

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UW-Parkside Appoints Willie Jude II as New Vice Chancellor for Advancement

SOMERS, Wis. – UW-Parkside recently announced the hiring of Willie Jude II as the new Vice Chancellor for Advancement. “I am pleased to announce that Mr. Jude has accepted our offer to join our learning community, and he is thrilled to be returning to Wisconsin as a Ranger,” said UW-Parkside Chancellor Debbie Ford. “Everyone who […]

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Gateway Again Chosen as Military Friendly School by National Group

Victory Media, the premier publisher of magazines for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has again awarded Gateway Technical College the designation of Military Friendly School. The 2021-22 Military Friendly Schools ratings recognize colleges with leading programs for veterans, members of the armed forces leaving military service, and military spouses. Gateway has received this designation […]

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Kenosha native selected as Howard Brown Visiting Artist-in-Residence at UW-Parkside

SOMERS, Wis. – This March, UW-Parkside is excited to virtually welcome David Mason as the Howard Brown Visiting Artists-in-Residence. Mr. Mason is a Kenosha native and principal violinist with the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra. He is also a former student of Parkside’s Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities, Alvaro Garcia. Mr. Mason started viola […]

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Upcoming research presentation opportunities for UW-Parkside students

SOMERS, Wis. – UW-Parkside has been active in undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative activity (URSCA) for many years. Further, student research presentation opportunities are just around the corner including the Quick Pitch Competition, the Student Showcase, and the UW-Symposium. WiSys Quick Pitch Competition, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 The WiSys Quick Pitch event is a UW-System-based competition available to […]

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State relaxes FoodShare eligibility for higher education students

Wisconsin officials intend to make the trip to the grocery store a little easier for higher education students, according to a ​Wisconsin Department of Health Services​ press release. The department is relaxing eligibility for the federal-funded ​FoodShare​ program – to include students enrolled at least half-time in a college, university, business, trade, technical or vocational […]

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Area students named to Carthage College’s Fall 2020 Dean’s List

KENOSHA, WI (02/09/2021)– More than 1,000 students have been named to the Carthage College dean’s list for the fall 2020 semester. Dean’s list honors are accorded to Carthage students who achieve a minimum 3.5 grade-point average while carrying at least 14 credit hours during a semester. Area Students Named to the Dean’s list: Brian Weir […]