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Op-Ed: Gateway’s Dr. Bryan Albrecht – Colleague, Partner and Friend

An open letter to Dr. Bryan Albrecht of Gateway Technical College on his retirement Dr. Albrecht… Bryan: Most of the time a “congratulations on your retirement” letter starts out with congratulations on your retirement. I’m not ready to go there just yet. When I came to southeast Wisconsin and UW-Parkside 13 years ago, I was […]

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Gateway Technical College Alumni Association Seeks 2022 Distinguished Alumni Nominations

The Gateway Technical College Alumni Association is asking the public for nominations for this year’s Distinguished Alumni Award. Each year, Gateway College graduates have the chance to be nominated for this award. Nominees should have achieved: An exemplary level of excellence in their fieldMade significant contributions to their fieldExhibit outstanding leadership, character and service GTC […]

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Gateway Technical College to host informational workshop

Gateway Technical College will be hosting a workshop, both in-person and virtual, on November 10, 2021, from 5:00–6:30 p.m. The in-person workshop will be held in Room 268 of the Kenosha campus’ Academic Building, 3520 30th Ave, in Kenosha. The workshop, for both students and parents, will highlight the college’s programs including financial aid and […]

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Gateway Technical College Awarded $1.53 Million Grant to Boost Dual Credit Program

Gateway Technical College has been awarded a $1.53 million federal grant to increase opportunities for high school students to earn college credit and begin their careers before high school graduation. The two-year U.S. Department of Education Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education grant will support added opportunities for Gateway’s dual credit program offerings, focusing […]

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Gateway to Offer Standalone Licensed Practical Nursing Program

In response to student and industry demand, Gateway Technical College will soon offer a standalone licensed practical nursing program on its Racine Campus beginning next year. Students in Gateway’s Nursing program already have the skills to take the state’s LPN licensure exam through their regular coursework, and more than 97 percent do pass. However, students […]

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Gateway Receives Another Metallica Grant; Advanced Manufacturing Focus On This Year’s Training

Gateway Technical College has been named as a recipient of a third Metallica All Within My Hands foundation scholarship and will focus this program on training in the very in-demand career field of advanced manufacturing. Students in the 14-week program will train from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and the scholarships will […]

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Gateway Technical College to Hold Online Event to Sign Up for Promise 2 Finish Scholarships

Many students begin their college education, but, for one reason or another, have to stop before earning a degree. The reason might be because of finances. It could be family concerns. Or it may even be work-related. There’s a number of other reasons, as well. Through its Promise 2 Finish program, Gateway Technical College provides […]

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Gateway Technical College Releases Fall 2020, Spring 2021 Dean’s Lists

Gateway Technical College has released its Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semester dean’s lists. This award is reserved for those students who completed at least 6 hours of postsecondary course work – not including development/remedial credits – and achieved a grade point average of 3.75 or higher. Dean’s list calculations are based on courses that […]

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Gateway Technical College Students Sweep National Digital Technology Competition

Gateway Technical College students swept the American Technical Education Association Futures Competition, a design competition challenging students to find solutions to real-world problems. This year’s competition focused on requiring students to provide solutions that incorporated digital tools required in industry today and how they transform how work is performed. All submissions were reviewed by a […]

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Nelson named Gateway Technical College 2021 Distinguished Alumni

Larry Nelson has been named as the Gateway Technical College 2021 Distinguished Alumni. Larry Nelson Nelson, of Kenosha, earned a Gateway Civil/Structural Technology associate degree in 1973 and currently serves as the president and CEO of Bane-Nelson Inc. One of Nelson’s nominators said: “Larry has donated countless hours to organizations, mentored young people, offering good-paying […]

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Gateway Technical College Grads Overcame Pandemic, Other Obstacles to Reach Their Goals in 2021, Keynotes Say

Be flexible. Be nimble. Never forget the historic times you’ve gone through to earn your degree. These were the words of advice keynote speaker Jennifer Freiheit gave to the Gateway Technical College School of Health’s graduating class Saturday morning at their commencement, held outside on the college’s Kenosha Campus. The May 22 commencement was the […]

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WGTD Honored for its Coverage of Blake Shooting Case, Race Relations

The Wisconsin Broadcasters Association at its annual gala honored WGTD FM for its coverage of the shooting of Jacob Blake and the station’s programs on race relations and racial inequities. WGTD received a first place award in the medium market category for “Best Coverage of Civil Discourse and Social Change.” In addition, the 91.1 Players […]

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First Smart City App Development Winners Announced

There was both an international and a local flavor to the first Tech-Prize Smart City App Development contest held Saturday at Gateway Technical College’s Racine campus. Students from Ireland and India took the top individual prizes, a $2,000 scholarship to Gateway. Teams from Case High School and UW Parkside took two of the three team […]

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Gateway’s Commencement Event will be Split into Five Ceremonies

Gateway Technical College’s commencement will have a different look this year as college officials strive to hold a safe event to celebrate graduates while still working to honor their wishes to be recognized in a way that is similar to past graduates. As a result, the college will hold five drive-in commencement ceremonies over May […]

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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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