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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 […]

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E.C. Styberg Engineering Aims To Hire, Train Underserved Populations

RACINE – E.C. Styberg Engineering Co. has been awarded a state Workforce Equity Grant for training workers, primarily from underserved populations, in advanced manufacturing. Further, the $306,190 grant will allow the company to recruit, train, and provide on-the-job coaching to roughly 25 people. The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development funding will help the workers earn […]

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Hometown Hero: Tiah Lee

There’s no denying that Tiah Lee’s love for helping others was sparked by healthcare workers. This week’s Racine County Eye Hometown Hero follows in the footsteps of a family who have also worked in the medical field. Tiah Lee is currently working as a nurse at Froedtert South Hospital on the Medical Surgical/Telemetry Floor. Since […]

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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 […]

Gateway Earth Day & EcoFest Event

Gateway Technical College will combine its two annual, environmentally-focused events into one large event that will meet in-person as well as online April 17 at its Racine Campus, Kenosha Campus, and Elkhorn Campus. Celebrate Earth Day and EcoFest will be held on the same date this year and will still feature the same fun, informative […]

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Gateway Names Vega as District Ambassador; Kenosha, Racine, and Elkhorn Ambassadors Also Named

Alexis Deschler Jesus Vega Jr. has been named Gateway Technical College’s newest District Campus Ambassador and will now be the student voice of the college to communities in Kenosha County, Racine County and Walworth County as well as at speaking engagements during public events held by the college each year. Vega was initially selected as […]