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Broaden your cultural knowledge, share your perspective and unique insights at Gateway’s Diversity 365 (D365) cultural events on campus.

Upcoming Cultural Events


Join Gateway’s Fall 2019 Ancestry Series!

Learn about your history, your culture and yourself. 

Diversity 365, USG and Student Life are hosting Gateway’s Ancestry Series this fall with activities spanning September through November. Please join in the fun through the following opportunities: 

Preserving Your Family History Workshop

Hear from Caroline Guntur, an expert in genealogy and preserving memories through photos, on how you can keep your family traditions and culture alive through history, art, film and photography. Offered from noon-1 p.m. on rotating between the three campuses the first three Tuesdays in October.

Register online

Ancestry DNA Reveal Party

Join us on Monday, November 18 in the Kenosha Campus Garden Room at noon to celebrate our connections! Winners of the Ancestry DNA Kit Drawing will bring their results to share with the group. Bring your lunch, and D365 will bring the desserts! 

Note: If you have taken a test on your own and would like to share results at the reveal party, please feel free to bring them.


Celebrate LGBTQ+ Month

Celebrating the impact of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender individuals on campus, in our community and around the world during LGBTQ+ Month.

Visit an LGBTQ+ Month table to play trivia and win prizes!

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 8 • Racine Campus, Lake Building, SC Johnson Student Life Center
Wednesday, October 16 • Kenosha Campus, Academic Building, Atrium
Tuesday, October 22 • Elkhorn Campus, North Building, Atrium

Safe Zone Training

Tuesday, October 15 • 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Racine Campus, Racine Building, Student Services Multipurpose room (3rd floor)

Movie Screening: Bohemian Rhapsody

Wednesday, October 23 • 12:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Kenosha Campus, Academic Building, MRC Room A130
Racine Campus, Lake Building, MRC Room 006

Stop by the Aids Wisconsin Table for resources

Thursday, October 24 • 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Racine Campus, Lake Building, Student Life Center

Questions? Contact Katie Lohre at lohrek@gtc.edu or Madeline Carrera at carreram@gtc.edu.


Disability Awareness Month

Join us in celebrating our differing abilities throughout the month of October. Here's how we will be celebrating:

Week of Sept. 29: Disability Etiquette

Stop by the Learning Success Center to take our disability etiquette quiz for the chance to win a gift card. At the end of the week, we will select five student and five employee winners.

Week of October 6: Mental Health

Visit the Active Minds and Disability Support Services table in the Student Commons on the Racine Campus.

On October 10 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., stop by the College Success Community Resource Fair at the Racine Campus Conference Center. Visit with NAMI, DVR and other support services.

Week of October 13: Invisible Disabilities

Stop by the table outside of the Learning Success Center to learn about invisible disabilities or anonymously share your invisible disability and get a wristband.

Week of October 20: Disability Justice

On October 24 at 8:00 a.m., join us at the Board of Trustees Meeting at the Elkhorn Campus (Rooms 112/114) where Gateway will receive an award from Disability Justice. Reception will follow.


Native American Pride Month

Celebrating music, art and wellness in the Native American community.

In honor of Native American Pride Month, Gateway Student Life and Diversity 365 welcome Bill Miller to campus! As a multiple Grammywinning musician and formally trained artist, Bill is an icon of the Native American music and art community, we’re excited to hear him give the following presentations:

Three Elements in Native American Art

Bill shares a historical and cultural overview of Native America by painting his way through a lecture, focusing on the use of three traditional elements--function, beauty and spirit.
Tuesday, November 19 • 12 p.m. • Racine Campus
Lake Building, Garden Room

Religion and Wellness Presentation

Bill presents a classroom discussion on both holistic and alternative medicine and the effects of religion on Native Americans.
Wednesday, November 20 • 12 p.m. • Elkhorn Campus
South Building, Student Commons

Songs of Spirit: Music Workshop

Enjoy listening to the Grammy-winning artist playing the native flute and drums, as well as providing an overview of the history of traditional and contemporary Native American music.
Thursday, November 21 • 12 p.m. • Kenosha Campus
Academic Building, Garden Room

Please register for these three events at: gtc.edu/NativeAmerican

FREE for students, Gateway employees, and community members. Questions? Please contact Lindsey Kosman at kosmanl@gtc.edu (or) Trina Muscarella at muscarellat@gtc.edu.


Veterans Month

CREATE A CARD FOR A VETERAN

November 1 - 29
Stop by and create a card for a veteran at the Union Grove Vet home and the VA hospital in Milwaukee. Card making stations located in the Learning Success Center (LSC) on each campus.

VETERANS HONORS EVENT

Tuesday, November 5 • 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Kenosha Campus - Atrium
The Veterans Honors event recognizes the  achievements and service of Gateway’s veteran students as well as those organizations that support area service members.

Register by November 1 at gtc.edu/veterans

MILITARY MOVIE SCREENING

Thursday, November 7 • 11: 00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.
Kenosha Campus - Academic Bldg., A130
Elkhorn Campus - North Bldg., N215
Racine Campus - MRC - L006
This year’s movie is Thank You for Your Service.

RED SHIRT DAY | VET LOUNGE RECEPTION

Monday, November 11
Kenosha Campus - Veterans Lounge • 10:00 -11:00 a.m.
Racine Campus - Veterans Lounge • 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Wear your Red Shirt to show your support for Veterans.

VETERAN CUT-A-THON

Friday, November 15 • 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Kenosha Campus - Academic Bldg., Barbering Studio
Free hair cuts. Donations accepted to support Gateway’s Student Veterans of America club.

ANNUAL LANDSTUHL HOSPITAL CARE PROJECT & COLLECTION

Donate November 1 - 29 to support injured military service members. Donations accepted in Student Services. Requested items are men’s travel-size deodorant and shampoo (no hotel items). Cash donations will be used towards shipping costs.

Questions? Contact Robert Swanson at swansonr@gtc.edu.


Out of Darkness Walk

Join the effort of hundreds of thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention to invest in new research and support survivors of suicide loss through a two-mile walk at the Walworth County Fair Grounds. 

Saturday, October 26 • 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

Registration and more information at gtc.edu/OutOfDarkness.


Sign language interpreter available upon request. Contact Lisa at sadowskil@gtc.edu.

Questions? Contact Lindsey Kosman at kosmanl@gtc.edu or Trina Muscarella at muscarellat@gtc.edu.


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