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Gateway seeking nominations for Dr. King Humanitarian Award

Gateway Technical College is taking nominations for its 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Award, an annual effort the college undertakes to honor those individuals and groups who work to support the community and exemplify Dr. King’s values. The deadline for submitting nominations is Dec. 9. Honorees will be recognized at Gateway Technical College’s […]

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Hometown Hero: Sue Biddle

Experienced nurse, Sue Biddle, has served the local area for over 35 years. The pandemic isn’t stopping her from assisting patients and caring for those in need. Where Biddle is needed, she helps. It’s a moment like this where her daughter, Elaina Keiser, sees just how valuable her mother’s skills are to the community. Biddle, […]

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Gateway holds opening ceremony for EVOC track, sponsored by Kunes Auto Group

Gateway Technical College held an opening ceremony for the newly named Emergency Vehicle Operation Course sponsored by Kunes Automotive Group, a center that will meet the needs of Gateway students in many different programs as well as provide a training site for the college’s law enforcement academy and area first responders. The track was named […]

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Gateway featured in national discussion for quality educational, safety practices during pandemic

Gateway Technical College staff and students offered some best practices the college has engaged in to succeed at a high level during the COVID-19 pandemic, as part of an online event Friday for the U.S. Department of Education. Gateway was selected to be a participant in the federal showcase because it was one of a […]

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Hometown Hero: Sarah Jurkiewicz

Sarah Jurkiewicz graduates from Gateway Technical College in 2014. Sarah Jurkiewicz has many talents including the gift to care for cancer patients. This nurse doesn’t just care for them by administering medication. Jurkiewicz puts people as ease by singing to them during treatment. Helping patients, in any capacity, is her purpose. Jurkiewicz is an employee […]

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Kunes Auto Group contributes $250,000 to support automotive, diesel, public safety scholarships

The Kunes Country Auto Group has made a $250,000 pledge to the Gateway Technical College Foundation to support student scholarships in automotive technology, diesel technology, and public safety training. The announcement was made by Gateway Technical College President and CEO Bryan Albrecht and college trustee Jessie Adams on Thursday at the college’s board of trustees […]

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Hometown Hero: Jon Keiser

Battalion Chief, Jon Keiser, dedicated nearly 40 years of service to Racine. Most people in the community know Keiser because of his time spent working with South Shore Fire Department. In February of 2020, he retired from the department. His legacy as a public service worker still carries on. “People knew him as his role […]

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Promise 2 Finish Program deadline extended until November

Gateway Technical College has extended the deadline of its Promise 2 Finish program application until Nov. 1 and will hold several more online workshops for those interested in enrolling. The program provides adults who have earned 12 or more college credits and have been out of college for at least two years the opportunity to […]

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Gateway Foundation seeks donors, students for Kenosha emergency grant fund

Gateway Technical College Foundation has announced the creation of its Red Hawk Strong Kenosha emergency grant fund, an effort to help those affected by the August events in Kenosha who may find themselves struggling to continue their education because of impacts to their home, family, or work. Corporate and private donors have already stepped forward […]

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Gateway student speaks at Congressional caucus meeting on technical education

Gateway Technical College welding graduate Makenna Glassman spoke to a bipartisan Congressional caucus August 26 on what it was like to train in an online format for a very hands-on career field during a pandemic. Glassman, a Union Grove High School senior who completed a Gateway Welding Maintenance & Fabrication technical diploma this spring, was […]

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Gateway holds in-person candlelight, nurse pinning ceremony for 2020 graduates

At a time when the coronavirus shut down nearly all in-person college and high school commencement and graduation celebrations, it may have opened the door for a historic ceremony to return at Gateway Technical College. Gateway held a mixed drive-through, in-person nurse pinning ceremony Friday for its Spring 2020 and Summer 2020 graduates on its […]

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UW-Parkside Hosts Inaugural Collaborative Virtual Career Fair

UW-Parkside, Carthage College, Gateway Technical College, and Herzing University are proud to host the Inaugural Collaborative Virtual Career Fair. This year’s installment will not only be the first time the four institutions have collaborated on the event but will also be UW-Parkside’s first-ever virtual Internship and career fair. The event will take place on Thursday, […]