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Diversity 365

In an effort to keep our campuses safe we have closed all Gateway buildings to outside guests. Only returning and prospective students and college faculty and staff are allowed on campus at this time. Visit our Red Hawks Care website or updates regarding college operations and services.

Join the discussion. Broaden your cultural knowledge, share your perspective and unique insights at Gateway’s Diversity 365 cultural events on campus. See below for our list of D365 campus events. At the bottom of the page, you’ll also find information about requesting a sign language interpreter.

Learn more about Between the Lines: A Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Book Club, a book club that picks literature that will spark engaging, insightful and necessary conversations surrounding social justice.

Upcoming Cultural Events

Native American Heritage Month

Celebrate culture through history, language, music & food at these virtual events:

Kickoff Event

Native Wisconsin 101
Monday, November 2 | 12 - 1:30 p.m.Presenter:  David O’Connor
Presenter: David O’Connor (Read Bio | Watch Video

Event is FREE for students, staff and the community. Students attending will be entering into a drawing for a prize!
Join via Zoom

Follow-up Events

Be one of the first 25 students to register for either or both of the follow-up events and receive popcorn along with ingredient & recipe pickup. Registration must be received by November 3. Students will be able to pick up their “goodies” from one of the main campuses on Nov. 7-9

Menominee History & Language Revitalization Viewing Event
Tuesday, November 10 | 6 -7 p.m.
Join via Zoom

Native American Food & Music Viewing Event
Wednesday, November 18 | 12 - 1 p.m.
Join via Zoom

Register for the follow-up events at gtc.edu/nativeamerican.

First in the Family Week

There's something special about being first. The first one in line, first man on the moon, the first African American president. Let's talk about and celebrate being one of the first in the family to receive a college degree.

National First-Generation College Student Celebration

November 5 • 6-7 p.m. | Register

First-generation students nationwide will join COE’s DJ Faro and first-generation peers and champions for this pre-celebration of National First-Generation College Celebration Day. It will be a fun-filled hour of music, trivia, and prizes.

Proud to be First - Panel Discussion

November 10 • 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Join via Zoom

A panel discussion that will highlight the unique challenges and successes of first generation college students. You will hear the stories of current and past students, staff and alumni. Come listen, ask questions and win cool First in the Family prizes!

Questions? Contact Sabrina Morgan at morgans@gtc.edu.

First in the Family for High School Students

November 11 • 9-10:30 a.m. | RegisterJoin via Zoom

Admissions workshop for first generation high school students. Learn about what Gateway has to offer to you and how we can help you pursue your Big dreams!

Questions? Contact Aneisha Denson at densona@gtc.edu .

Financial Literacy 101 

November 11 • 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Join via Zoom
November 13 • 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Join via Zoom

A presentation on financial literacy and money management skills for First Generation students.

Questions? Contact Keeshia Jones at jonesk@gtc.edu

First in the Family for Adult Learners

November 12 • 5-6:30 p.m. | RegisterJoin via Zoom

Admissions workshop for first generation students who are adult learners. Whether you’re working toward your first career, making a career change, or preparing for a promotion, Gateway's programs are built to provide the skills and experience you need for your future.

Questions? Contact Aneisha Denson at densona@gtc.edu.


Learn more by exploring our First in the Family Libguide on our Library website.

November is Veterans Month

Veterans Honors Zoom Event

National First-Generation College Student Celebration

Tuesday, November 3, 4-5 p.m.   
Recognize veteran students and local organizations that support service members, with a welcome from Gateway President Bryan Albrecht and a keynote from Racine County Veterans Service Officer Zac Zdroik on this year's theme: “Struggle.”
Join on Zoom

Red Shirt Day 

Wednesday, November 11 
Take a picture wearing your #redshirt to honor veterans, upload it to Facebook and tag the Gateway Veterans Support Facebook page to join us in showing support and respect for service members and their sacrifices. 

Virtual Movie Event: “The Outpost”

Wednesday, November 18, 12-2 p.m.  
Join us for a 2020 feature film based on the 2012 non-fiction book, “The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor,” by Jake Tapper about the Battle of Kamdesh in the war in Afghanistan, followed by a Q&A with our Veterans Support Specialists.
Join on Zoom

Questions? Email Rob Swanson at swansonr@gtc.edu or Edwardo Vargas at vargase@gtc.edu.

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