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Gateway instructors, student advance to final round of Foxconn Smart Cities contest

PRESS RELEASE: A Gateway Technical College instructor and a Gateway student are among the 30 Round Two winners of Foxconn’s statewide Smart Cities-Smart Futures contest and advance to the third, and final, round of the competition. Gateway Horticulture instructor Kate Field advanced in the Food category while Gateway student Donald Heckel advanced in the Mobility […]

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88 first round winners in Foxconn Smart Cities-Smart Futures competition selected

Foxconn Technology Group has announced the selection of 88 first round winners of the company’s Smart Cities—Smart Futures competition. The competition is an initiative that encourages sharing of fresh ideas and unconventional thinking for the benefit of Wisconsin. During a ceremony hosted at Carthage College, Foxconn recognized outstanding ideas submitted by students, faculty, and staff […]

Posted inCultureRacine Guide

The Buzz: Foxconn, Creed II, dogs, and short stories

Keep up to date with your favorite businesses, learn about events and special deals at The Buzz, Racine County Eye’s newest twice-weekly column. Business Spotlight Foxconn Technology Group received 325 submissions from students, faculty, and staff from Wisconsin colleges and universities for the first round of its “Smart Cities-Smart Futures” competition. Applicants submitted entries throughout […]

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Foxconn ‘Smart Cities-Smart Futures’ competition draws 325 submissions for first round

Foxconn Technology Group received 325 submissions from students, faculty and staff from Wisconsin colleges and universities for the first round of its “Smart Cities-Smart Futures” competition, according to a company announcement. Applicants submitted ideas throughout October for technology that will enhance quality of life, improve working environments, expand transportation networks and living spaces, inspire creative […]

Posted inConstruction

The beat goes on: WisDOT pushes ahead with Foxconn area road improvements

For area residents who find they can’t avoid the areas around the Foxconn Technology Group project, it often seems like driving through a war zone. In case you haven’t transversed the area lately, here’s what’s going happening with several projects. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation will be reconstructing 16.5 miles of multi-lane roadways in and […]

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Groundbreaking Monday for Foxconn-driven expansion of Gateway iMET Center

Gateway Technical College will hold an official groundbreaking for the expansion of its SC Johnson integrated Manufacturing and Engineering Technology Center on Monday. The expansion will help meet the educational training needs of Wisconn Valley employers, including Foxconn Technology Group. The 35,000-square-foot expansion will support the growth and needs of Wisconn Valley employers through advanced […]

Posted inEye on EmploymentWisconsin Jobs

Foxconn unveils campaign to hire 3,000 military veterans

With the first vertical construction recently taking place at what will become part of the Foxconn Technology Group’s massive Mount Pleasant facility, the Taiwanese electronics manufacturer is facing the reality of just exactly HOW it will hire the 13,000 workers it has promised to employ. Southeastern Wisconsin, along with much of the United States, is […]