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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 […]

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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 […]

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Report: Pandemic Accelerated Health Care Workforce Challenges

MADISON – The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated Wisconsin health care workforce trends and served as a testing ground for how the state’s hospitals could better deliver health care, according to a new Wisconsin Hospital Association (WHA) report released Wednesday. The WHA’s 2020 Health Care Workforce report included a detailed analysis of the pipeline of workers in […]

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Gateway Again Chosen as Military Friendly School by National Group

Victory Media, the premier publisher of magazines for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has again awarded Gateway Technical College the designation of Military Friendly School. The 2021-22 Military Friendly Schools ratings recognize colleges with leading programs for veterans, members of the armed forces leaving military service, and military spouses. Gateway has received this designation […]

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Gateway Alumni Association Seeking Nominations for Annual Distinguished Alumni Award

The Gateway Technical College Alumni Association is seeking nominations for its 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award. The annual award is presented to Gateway Technical College graduates who have achieved an exemplary level of excellence in their field, made significant contributions to that field and exhibit outstanding leadership, character and service. Nominations are accepted throughout the year […]

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State relaxes FoodShare eligibility for higher education students

Wisconsin officials intend to make the trip to the grocery store a little easier for higher education students, according to a ​Wisconsin Department of Health Services​ press release. The department is relaxing eligibility for the federal-funded ​FoodShare​ program – to include students enrolled at least half-time in a college, university, business, trade, technical or vocational […]

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Gateway’s Coloriano named to ADL’s leadership institute

Gateway Technical College Multicultural Support specialist Jomarie Coloriano has been named to the Anti-Defamation League’s 2021 Glass Leadership Institute. The Anti-Defamation League calls the institute the “cornerstone leadership development program at ADL. GLI empowers young adults to fight hatred and bigotry in their own communities, and provides unique opportunities to explore ADL’s core mission, ‘to […]

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Racine Police Department, Racine Community Foundation Announce Officer Jennifer Diener Memorial Scholarship

When Jennifer Diener was tragically killed in an automobile accident in February 2020, the Diener family decided to honor her memory by doing what Jennifer loved most – helping her community. The family started the Jennifer J. Diener Women in Law Enforcement Scholarship Fund at the Racine Community Foundation, which will soon give its first […]

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UPDATE: Gateway Closes Racine, Kenosha Campuses Due to Storm

Due to snowy road conditions throughout the district, Gateway Technical College will have a delayed start until 10 a.m. today for on-campus classes and services. This applies to all campuses and centers. Buildings will not be open until 9:45 a.m. Classes meeting prior to 10 a.m. may meet virtually at the discretion of the instructor, who will […]

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SC Johnson donates $5 million to fund STEM Scholarships

SC Johnson today announced it is donating $5.5 million to Gateway Technical College (Gateway) to create the SC Johnson STEM Scholars Pathway, a program dedicated to providing women and people of color, who have historically been underrepresented in STEM industries, and those with limited means the opportunity to gain a four-year degree in STEM-related career […]

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Gateway Campuses and Center Facilities Closed Till Tuesday Evening Due to Snow

Due to inclement weather, all Gateway Technical College campuses and center facilities will close and no in-person classes will be held until 5 p.m. on Tuesday, January 26. In-person classes may be moved to virtual instruction, if possible. Otherwise, instructors may cancel in-person class meetings. Online classes will be held as scheduled. At this time […]

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Dr. King keynote speaker: When you know better, you do better

Response. Resiliency. Restoration. The theme for Gateway Technical College’s 27th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration certainly resonates in today’s society, communities and families, said keynote speaker Tammi Summers at Monday’s event. The event was held virtually this year with only a handful of people in-person at the event, including speakers and staff helping […]

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Tempo Kenosha Offers 2021 Adult Learner Scholarships

Tempo Kenosha announced that they have partnered with the Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation to provide three $1,500 scholarship for the continuing education of local women who are at least 21 years of age to attend Carthage College, Gateway Technical College, Herzing University, or UW-Parkside to obtain an Associate’s, Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree. Applicant […]