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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.
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
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
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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