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Business Spotlight: M Force

There is a new brick-and-mortar business in Downtown Racine that certainly takes its name seriously. M Force is an innovative business that has actually been around for five years, but has recently expanded its realm of services to include office, meeting and event space now as well. With a large pool of connections and know-how, […]

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10 new officers welcomed to local police departments

The Racine Police Department officially welcomed eight new officers to the police force with an official swearing-in ceremony on Aug. 1. On the same day, the Caledonia Police Department welcomed two officers to their force. Racine Police Department’s new officers Per the City of Racine Police Department’s Facebook post, Brady Brenner, Khadeja Dismuke, Gabrielle Hood, […]

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Gateway students recognized for excellence in industry-focused skills training

The National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3) has honored Gateway Technical College by recognizing its students for industry-focused skills training excellence. NC3 has officially named the school a 2022 Dennis Iudice Memorial Award winner for the number of industry-recognized certifications students earned in its programs in 2021. “I am honored to receive recognition from the […]

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Metallica donates grant to Gateway Technical College for 4th year in a row

KENOSHA and RACINE — Gateway Technical College is one of 32 community colleges this year to receive rock band Metallica’s All Within My Hands Foundation grant, which will go toward training students in advanced manufacturing in a 12-week program. This is the fourth year in a row that Gateway has received this grant, and the […]

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Gateway earns 2022-23 Military Spouse Friendly School designation

RACINE and KENOSHA – Gateway Technical College (GTC) has been designated a 2022-23 Military Spouse Friendly School by Victory Media. The list will be published in the June issue of Military Spouse magazine. The recognition marks the second time this year that GTC has been cited for its work with student-veterans and their families. The […]

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Gateway honors, celebrates 229 GED, HSED and Adult High School graduates

Gateway Technical College is celebrating the success of its students who have earned their General Educational Development (GED) and High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED). Likewise, they are celebrating their Adult High School graduates. Cyndean Jennings, Gateway Technical College dean of the School of Pre-College and Momentum programs, says many GED, HSED and Adult High School […]

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Submit Your Photos to the Class of 2022 Community Gallery

Congratulations Class of 2022! Gateway Technical College and Educators Credit Union presents to you the Class of 2022 Community Gallery. Graduating from high school, technical school or a university is a big deal. It signifies your dedication to education and the completion of an important chapter. It’s a moment in life worth celebrating. Savor this […]

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Gateway’s WGTD FM wins big at Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Awards Gala 

MIDDLETON — On May 7, the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association (WBA) held its first in-person Awards Gala after two years of virtual events. WGTD FM, owned by Gateway Technical College, won eight awards in seven categories at the gala. The awards ceremony took place at the Madison Marriott West in Middleton. Over 340 people attended, according […]

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Gateway’s Student Responder Megan Bahr Gives Commencement Speech to Graduates

On Tuesday, May 17, at 7 p.m., graduates from Gateway Technical College gathered at the UW-Parkside Sports and Activity Center to celebrate the completion of their schooling. Graduates from the School of Business and Transportation Technology, and the School of Manufacturing Engineering and Information Technology heard from fellow classmate and student responder, Megan Bahr, that evening. […]

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Gateway Summer Camps for 9-12 grades include Firefighter/EMS, exciting Nitro-X racing and more

Gateway Technical College is hosting a new Junior EMS/Fire Summer Camp from June 20 through 22. Gateway’s three-day schedule allows for flexibility for students. Want to know what it’s like to be a firefighter or an EMT? Embark on this new opportunity to learn and use the skills of this trade. Get the chance to […]

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5 Practical Earth Day Events Happening in Southeastern Wisconsin

Each year, Earth Day is observed on April 22. This day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement that took place in 1970, according to The theme for Earth Day 2022 is “Invest In Our Planet” and calls on people to take action to protect, preserve and exercise prudence. Southeastern […]

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Celebrate Earth Day resumes at Gateway Technical College on April 23

Gateway Technical College is hosting its 14th annual Celebrate Earth Day event on April 23. The event will be held in person from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Gateway’s Kenosha Campus, 3520 30th Ave., and Gateway’s Elkhorn Campus, 400 County Road H. This popular celebration is open to the public. It provides a […]

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“Spring is in the Hair” Hosted by RUSD and United Way Huge Success

“Spring is in the Hair!” On Tuesday, student barbers and stylists from Gateway Technical College provided free haircuts and simple styles to students at Julian Thomas Elementary School. The event helped provide confidence and gave families access to hygiene resources. “Spring is in the Hair” was made possible thanks to Racine Unified’s partnership with the […]

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EcoFest  Racine 2022 – Electronics Recycling

Photo courtesy of Paul Holley A big assortment of unwanted electronics gear was dropped off for recycling at EcoFest Racine on Saturday. The items will be taken apart and recycled keeping harmful materials out of landfills. EcoFest, held annually at Gateway Technical College’s Racine campus, is a celebration of environmental action with eco-friendly exhibitors and […]

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Gateway’s District Ambassador 2022-23 is Nicole Oberlin

Nicole Oberlin, Gateway Technical College 2022-23 District, Elkhorn Campus Ambassador Gateway Technical College has named its newest District Ambassador for the 2022-23 school year. Nicole Oberlin, Elkhorn Campus Ambassador, now has the added honor and responsibility of acting as the student voice, on a district-wide level, among the communities of Kenosha, Racine and Walworth Counties. […]

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