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Diversity 365

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

Upcoming Cultural Events

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month celebration

Spark Joy Book Club

Need joy? Join us for a month-long opportunity to read Marie Kondo’s book, “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up”, and learn how to spark joy in your life through de-cluttering. Receive a free copy of the book on a first come, first-served basis (limited to 25) at the Learning Success Centers on each campus with a commitment to participate on May 23. Begins Tuesday, May 7.

Presentation • 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
You read the book...now join us for a presentation on Marie Kondo’s best strategies on how you have de-cluttered and found your joy!

Thursday, May 23
Racine Campus Multicultural - Resource Center

Register to receive a copy of the book and join the presentation.

Visit Chicago Chinatown

Friday, May 17
Take a short road trip to Chicago and learn about the nation’s second largest Chinatown! Transportation and a complimentary tour by the Chinatown Chamber of Commerce will be provided.

Register to visit Chicago Chinatown.

* If you have registered for the Chicago Chinatown Trip, please complete the S10 & S11 forms as soon as possible to confirm your spot! Email Sherry Bubel at bubels@gtc.edu if you did not receive these forms. 

Friendship Roll

11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Bring a friend and “roll” on into this Asian/Pacific Heritage Month Celebration to learn more about the diverse perspectives of food and language in Asian and Asian American cultures.

Tuesday, May 7
Racine Campus • Lake Bldg. Multicultural Resource Center, Room L006

Wednesday, May 8
Elkhorn Campus • South Building, Room 112

Thursday, May 9
Kenosha Campus • Student Commons, Garden Room

Movie Showing: “Crazy Rich Asians”

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Join us for a free viewing of this contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller. It is “The first major studio film since ‘The Joy Luck Club’ opened almost a quarter-century ago in which an Asian filmmaker has told an Asian-American story with Asians in all of the leading roles.” (Joe Morgenstern, Wall Street Journal).

Wednesday, May 15
Racine Campus • Multicultural Resource Center
Kenosha Campus • Academic Building, Room A130
Elkhorn Campus • South Building, Room 112

Dynamic Dialogues: “The Model Minority Myth in Education”

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Listen to the personal accounts of how Asians/Asian Americans at Gateway Technical College overcome and debunk the model minority myth in higher education.

Wednesday, May 22
Kenosha Campus, Garden Room


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.


Gateway Technical College is committed to providing access and equal opportunity for all. Reasonable accommodations are provided for all services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request a disability accommodation, please contact the Office for Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights at least ten days in advance at 262-564-3062/Wisconsin Relay 711 or vollendorfj@gtc.edu.