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Gateway Arboriculture students give back, help Habitat for Humanity at two house sites

Gateway Technical College Arboriculture program student Sam Braun says the project he and his classmates participated in Monday offered students two opportunities – to give and to receive. Braun and his Chainsaw Safety classmates gave their time and used the skills learned in the program to fell and clear trees at a Habitat for Humanity […]

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Gateway releases Summer 2020 dean’s list

The following individuals have earned the honor of being included on the Gateway Technical College Dean’s List for the Summer 2020 semester. This award is reserved for those students who completed at least 6 hours of post-secondary course work – not including development/remedial credits – and achieved a grade point average of 3.75 or higher. […]

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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 […]

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Gateway to hold online event to assist students seeking to enroll

Gateway Technical College is enrolling students for its Spring Semester and 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 registering for Spring […]

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Ceremony held for Metallica CNC training grads

Cailyn Cook says the computer numeric control training she received at Gateway Technical College will help her to finally connect to a career field she’s excited to be in. It’s a career field brimming with a bright future for Cailyn and her fellow students as companies seek to hire workers who possess the skills they’ve […]

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Gateway seeking nominations for Dr. King Humanitarian Award

Gateway Technical College is taking nominations for its 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Award, an annual effort the college undertakes to honor those individuals and groups who work to support the community and exemplify Dr. King’s values. The deadline for submitting nominations is Dec. 9. Honorees will be recognized at Gateway Technical College’s […]

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Carthage College Names New CFO

KENOSHA, Wis. – Carthage College has named Vincente Ceja the College’s associate vice president for finance and chief financial officer. Mr. Ceja came to Carthage in April 2018 as Senior Grants Accountant. Within two years, he was promoted to Controller. He has been serving the College as interim associate vice president and CFO since the […]

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Gateway holds opening ceremony for EVOC track, sponsored by Kunes Auto Group

Gateway Technical College held an opening ceremony for the newly named Emergency Vehicle Operation Course sponsored by Kunes Automotive Group, a center that will meet the needs of Gateway students in many different programs as well as provide a training site for the college’s law enforcement academy and area first responders. The track was named […]

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Gateway featured in national discussion for quality educational, safety practices during pandemic

Gateway Technical College staff and students offered some best practices the college has engaged in to succeed at a high level during the COVID-19 pandemic, as part of an online event Friday for the U.S. Department of Education. Gateway was selected to be a participant in the federal showcase because it was one of a […]

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UW-Parkside Invites All K-12 Student Artists to Participate in Art = Heart Exhibition

SOMERS – University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites all K through 12 student artists to participate in Art = Heart, a special exhibition hosted in the Rita Tallent Picken Regional Center for Arts and Humanities aimed at child artists. Everyone who sends in their work by the November 20 deadline will have their work included in the […]

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Kunes Auto Group contributes $250,000 to support automotive, diesel, public safety scholarships

The Kunes Country Auto Group has made a $250,000 pledge to the Gateway Technical College Foundation to support student scholarships in automotive technology, diesel technology, and public safety training. The announcement was made by Gateway Technical College President and CEO Bryan Albrecht and college trustee Jessie Adams on Thursday at the college’s board of trustees […]

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UW-Parkside Nonprofit Breakfast Goes Virtual, Celebrates Community Engagement

SOMERS – In lieu of an in-person networking event this year, UW-Parkside hosted its 2020 Nonprofit Breakfast virtually on October 9. Guests settled in with their own breakfasts and joined UW-Parkside faculty and staff for a morning celebrating the partnership between the regional nonprofit sector and UW-Parkside. Participants gained first access to this website, which features […]

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H. F. Johnson Gallery offers virtual programs with ‘StoryTeching, Immersive Tales’ exhibition

KENOSHA, Wis. – “StoryTeching/Immersive Tales,” a kinetic exhibition curated by Carthage College assistant professor of art Jojin Van Winkle, showcases the role of technology and modern media in storytelling in our increasingly digital era. Although the in-person exhibition at the H. F. Johnson Gallery of Art is only open to Carthage students and employees, the […]

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JROTC High School Students Earn UW-Parkside College Credit

SOMERS – The University of Wisconsin Parkside announces a new Articulation Agreement with the Racine Unified School District, formalizing a partnership benefiting Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) students who, after graduation, wish to continue their education at UW-Parkside. The goal of this postsecondary/secondary articulation agreement is to assist students in continuing their education after […]

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2020-21 UW-Parkside Distinguished Alumni Awards

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside celebrates the accomplishments of its graduates and proudly recognizes the accomplishments of the 2020-21 Distinguished Alumni Award Winners. Throughout the academic year, the university will honor nine alumni in the categories of Achievement and Service, recognizing alumni who excel in their chosen field and or perform exemplary service to the community.   The 2020-21 UW-Parkside Distinguished Alumni Award recipients are: Ellen Dobson ’05 (Madison, Wis.); Kristin Fritz ’87 and ’90 […]