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Racine County Companies Receive Training Grants

Four Racine County companies were among a dozen companies chosen to receive workforce training grants from Gateway Technical College’s Workforce Advancement Training Grant. With the goal of retaining workers and increase productivity, Gateway Technical College staff will train 414 workers from the 12 companies. The grants total $248,081. The workers will receive training on continuous improvement, increasing […]

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Gateway Technical College, Cardinal Stritch University Pen Enrollment Deal

Students enrolled in Gateway Technical College’s nursing program will now be able to parlay their associate’s degree into a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Cardinal Stritch within a semester. Officials from Gateway Technical College and Cardinal Stritch signed an agreement on Tuesday that allows Gateway nursing students to be concurrently enrolled at Cardinal Stritch. Once […]

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Sturtevant Celebrates TIF Closure with Big Check Presentations

Village of Sturtevant trustees and staffers Tuesday officially closed their highly successful development district with a party and a ceremonial check presentation in increasingly larger amounts. Primarily comprised of the Renaissance Business Park, TIF #3 was established in 1994 and closed this summer, nearly six years early. At the time, those 390 acres were valued […]

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Gateway Technical College Dean’s List Students

Gateway Technical College has announced the students that made the Dean’s List for the summer 2016 semester. This award is reserved for those students who completed at least six hours of post-secondary course work – not including development/remedial credits – and achieved a grade point average of 3.75 or higher. Dean’s list calculations are based […]

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New Partnership Helps Pave Way from Gateway to Cardinal Stritch

A new partnership between Gateway Technical College and Cardinal Stritch University will help make the transition to a bachelor degree program easier for GTC graduates. The agreement was signed Friday during a special announcement at Gateway’s iMET center in Sturtevant, a story in The Journal Times reads. In a nutshell, students who graduate from Gateway […]

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The Color Run delivers colorful fun

The Color Run Racine returned for the fifth consecutive year on Saturday morning. The 2016 non-competitive 5k attracted 3,575 runners and walkers. The Tropicolor World Tour theme added tropical colors and scents at the 5k mark on the course that would through the streets of Racine. The other colors were pink, blue, orange and yellow. […]

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Obituary: Ida Marie Dawson

Ida Marie Walker Dawson, 56, passed away unexpectedly on Monday  at Wheaton Franciscan All Saints Medical Center. She was born Sep. 5, 1959, in Racine, Wisconsin to the late Marshall and Margaret Walker. Marie attended Washington Park High School and graduated with the “Class of 1977”. Furthering her education, she attended Gateway Technical College and […]

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The Color Run Racine coming soon

The Color Run Racine “Tropicolor World Tour” is bringing you an island-style 5k vacation on Racine’s beautiful lakefront starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 28. The Color Run showers runners and walkers on a 5k course with colored powder. The all-new Tropicolor Zone will bathe runners and walkers in a tropical array of colors and […]

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Free Energy-Saving Workshop Set

The Racine Sustainable Business Network (RSBN) of greater Racine is sponsoring a free energy-saving workshop from 8 to10 a.m. Monday, May 23 at Gateway Technical College, 1001 Main St., in the Quads Room. The purpose of the workshop is to guide small businesses in reducing their energy usage and costs by 20 to 50 percent. […]