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Gateway to close at 1 p.m. due to blizzard

KENOSHA and RACINE COUNTIES — Gateway Technical College will be closing all of its locations at 1 p.m. today in light of the impending inclement weather. For most staff members and all students, all services and building access will be unavailable. News from Gateway Technical College The Racine County Eye, which includes the Kenosha Lens, […]

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SME PRIME: High school students build needed manufacturing skills via industry-backed program

MOUNT PLEASANT — Noah Salchow, a junior at Academies of Racine-Case (Case High School) SME PRIME program, 7345 Washington Ave., has learned welding and is now getting a hands-on education in the repair and maintenance of the highly technical, automated equipment found in many area factories. “I’ve found it really interesting,” he says. “I’ll just […]

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Dr. King Humanitarian Award nominations due Dec. 9 at GTC

RACINE AND KENOSHA – Gateway Technical College (GTC) is now accepting nominations for the 2023 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Award. The deadline is Friday, Dec. 9. nominations The award, in its 27th year, honors individuals and groups who work to support the community and exemplify Dr. King’s principles and serving the causes of […]

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Gateway Technical College hosts 14th annual holiday fair on Dec. 3

KENOSHA — Gateway Technical College will host its 14th annual holiday fair on Dec. 3. It will feature more than 120 vendors at their campus at 3520 30th Ave. in Kenosha. The fair runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is sponsored as a fundraiser for the Gateway Technical College Foundation’s student emergency fund. […]

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Gateway presents free haircut event supporting student veterans Nov. 17

RACINE AND KENOSHA — Gateway Technical College’s Barber and Cosmetology program’s annual cut-a-thon event is set for Thursday, Nov. 17 at three locations. Gateway’s Barber & Cosmetology program gives back Students and program alumni will participate in this year’s event which benefits the Gateway Student Veterans Club. Haircuts will be available from 8 a.m. to […]

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College Goal Wisconsin hosts financial aid assistance meeting at Gateway Technical College Oct. 20

KENOSHA — Are you a college student? If so, one of the most important questions you may need answers to is how to pay for your schooling. Gateway Technical College and College Goal Wisconsin can help. To address questions and concerns regarding financial assistance, College Goal Wisconsin is hosting an assistive information meeting on Oct. […]

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UW-Parkside awarded $1.2 million to assist adult degree seekers

SOMERS — The University of Wisconsin-Parkside has been awarded a $1.2 million U.S. Department of Education grant to establish a new Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) aimed at helping more of the region’s adults complete four-year college degrees. The EOC project, being launched this fall, aims to serve 850 participants annually. It will be housed at […]

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10 Trunk-or-Treat Events in Southeastern Wisconsin

Instead of going door-to-door this Halloween, families can go trunk-to-trunk. In Southeastern Wisconsin, 10 Trunk-or-Treat Events are happening that you and your family can participate in. Get those costumes ready and plan your schedule to fit in these Trunk-or-Treat events. 1. Gateway Technical College 2nd Annual Trunk-or-Treat Gateway Technical College is hosting its second annual […]

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Tech-Prize competition concludes on Sept. 17 at Gateway, Awards to follow at Monument Square

The Tech-Prize competition will conclude on Sept. 17 at Gateway Technical College. Up to $80,000 in prizes, including cash and scholarships, will be distributed. Awards will follow at Party on the Pavement, with a ceremony at Monument Square stage at 7 p.m. Event happenings From 9 a.m. until noon, 10 contestants will present their product […]

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Building Unity Wisconsin brings ‘Democracy Tour’ to Racine Sept. 15-16

RACINE – Building Unity Wisconsin is bringing its Democracy Tour to six locations in the City of Racine over two days next week. Describing the tour’s purpose as “to help people all over Wisconsin to find each other and come together to build a united movement in support of democracy,” the Building Wisconsin organization will […]

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Racine County: 10 stories you may have missed this week

RACINE COUNTY — The start of September kicked off this week and the news was flying off the press. Children are back in school. The fall season is upon us. Events are in full swing. You name it, it’s happening in Racine. Perhaps, you may have missed what’s happened this week. If you’re someone who […]

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Partnership between Gateway Technical College and Gene Haas Foundation grows with $540,000 donation

Last week Gateway Technical College announced three exciting elements of the continually-growing partnership they have with the Gene Haas Foundation. Promise 2 Finish program $500,000 donation First, a donation from the Gene Haas Foundation was made for former students who return to college to finish their degrees. The $500,000 donation was made to the Gateway […]

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Lightcast study report: Gateway Technical College adds $554 million to local economy

KENOSHA — In a recent study conducted by Lightcast, a national labor market and economics analytics company, it was found that the Gateway Technical College District’s economy was significantly boosted by the college itself. About 2.4% of the area’s gross regional product was made up of Gateway revenue in the 2020-21 fiscal year. The Lightcast […]

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RYDE Racine partners with RUSD, Gateway for student transportation for 2022-23 school year

RACINE – Students of both Racine Unified School District and Gateway Technical College will have another option for transportation to and from school once again this year. The City of Racine’s public transportation system, RYDE Racine, is back providing transportation to the public schools after an almost two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Racine […]

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