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Tech-Prize Awards $32k in Scholarships To Code-A-Thon Winners

RACINE – Eight competitors in the Tech-Prize Code-A-Thon competition here last weekend were awarded $32,000 in scholarships by Gateway Technical College and the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. The competition ran from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday on Gateway’s Racine campus. The challenge posed to competitors was creating […]

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Gateway Technical College Awarded $1.53 Million Grant to Boost Dual Credit Program

Gateway Technical College has been awarded a $1.53 million federal grant to increase opportunities for high school students to earn college credit and begin their careers before high school graduation. The two-year U.S. Department of Education Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education grant will support added opportunities for Gateway’s dual credit program offerings, focusing […]

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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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Gateway to Offer Standalone Licensed Practical Nursing Program

In response to student and industry demand, Gateway Technical College will soon offer a standalone licensed practical nursing program on its Racine Campus beginning next year. Students in Gateway’s Nursing program already have the skills to take the state’s LPN licensure exam through their regular coursework, and more than 97 percent do pass. However, students […]

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Gateway Receives Another Metallica Grant; Advanced Manufacturing Focus On This Year’s Training

Gateway Technical College has been named as a recipient of a third Metallica All Within My Hands foundation scholarship and will focus this program on training in the very in-demand career field of advanced manufacturing. Students in the 14-week program will train from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and the scholarships will […]

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Gateway Technical College to Hold Online Event to Sign Up for Promise 2 Finish Scholarships

Many students begin their college education, but, for one reason or another, have to stop before earning a degree. The reason might be because of finances. It could be family concerns. Or it may even be work-related. There’s a number of other reasons, as well. Through its Promise 2 Finish program, Gateway Technical College provides […]

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Gateway Technical College Releases Fall 2020, Spring 2021 Dean’s Lists

Gateway Technical College has released its Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semester dean’s lists. This award is reserved for those students who completed at least 6 hours of postsecondary course work – not including development/remedial credits – and achieved a grade point average of 3.75 or higher. Dean’s list calculations are based on courses that […]

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Gateway Technical College Students Sweep National Digital Technology Competition

Gateway Technical College students swept the American Technical Education Association Futures Competition, a design competition challenging students to find solutions to real-world problems. This year’s competition focused on requiring students to provide solutions that incorporated digital tools required in industry today and how they transform how work is performed. All submissions were reviewed by a […]

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Nelson named Gateway Technical College 2021 Distinguished Alumni

Larry Nelson has been named as the Gateway Technical College 2021 Distinguished Alumni. Larry Nelson Nelson, of Kenosha, earned a Gateway Civil/Structural Technology associate degree in 1973 and currently serves as the president and CEO of Bane-Nelson Inc. One of Nelson’s nominators said: “Larry has donated countless hours to organizations, mentored young people, offering good-paying […]

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Gateway Technical College Grads Overcame Pandemic, Other Obstacles to Reach Their Goals in 2021, Keynotes Say

Be flexible. Be nimble. Never forget the historic times you’ve gone through to earn your degree. These were the words of advice keynote speaker Jennifer Freiheit gave to the Gateway Technical College School of Health’s graduating class Saturday morning at their commencement, held outside on the college’s Kenosha Campus. The May 22 commencement was the […]

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WGTD Honored for its Coverage of Blake Shooting Case, Race Relations

The Wisconsin Broadcasters Association at its annual gala honored WGTD FM for its coverage of the shooting of Jacob Blake and the station’s programs on race relations and racial inequities. WGTD received a first place award in the medium market category for “Best Coverage of Civil Discourse and Social Change.” In addition, the 91.1 Players […]