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Diversity 365

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.

Upcoming Cultural Events


Black History Month Celebration

Black History Month Essay Contest: “Reclaiming Our Time”

“Reclaiming Our Time” is about inspiring our community to reflect on the ways historic wrongs are being corrected and the spaces the African-American community has created to celebrate culture, history, and community.

Submission Entry dates: January 13 - February 17
Submit 500 word minimum word entry to: blackhistorymonthessay@gtc.edu

Learn more about the essay contest.

Freedom Breakfast: What is Your Contribution?

Monday, February 3, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

  • Racine Campus - Racine Building, Quad Rooms

Staff cost: $5
Transportation will be provided from Kenosha and Elkhorn Campuses
Students and staff must register at gtc.edu/FreedomBreakfast.

Film Showing: Milwaukee 53206

Milwaukee 53206 chronicles the lives of those affected by incarceration in America’s most incarcerated ZIP code. Through the intimate stories of three 53206 residents, we witness the high toll and devastating effects incarceration takes on individuals and families that make up the community. Discussion panel to follow film showing.

Wednesday, February 12, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

  • Elkhorn Campus, South Building, Room 112
  • Kenosha Campus, Academic Building, Student Life Center, Garden Room
  • Racine Campus, Lake Building, Multicultural Resource Center 

Film Showing: The Five Heartbeats

The Five Heartbeats is a tuneful drama that looks back upon the career of a rhythm & blues group and chronicles their rise and fall. Along the way, the group deals with all manner of fame and fortune distractions.

Thursday, February 13, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

  • Elkhorn Campus, South Building, Room 112 
  • Kenosha Campus, Academic Building, Student Life Center, Garden Room
  • Racine Campus, Lake Building, Student Life Center, Garden Room 

Game Day

Unplug for the day and enjoy a variety of card games and board games with Gateway staff, faculty and students!

Tuesday, February 18, 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

  • Elkhorn Campus, South Building, Room 112
  • Kenosha Campus, Academic Building, Student Life Center, Garden Room
  • Racine Campus, Lake Building, Student Life Center, Garden Room

Cookout Celebration: Join in a Cultural Celebration Filled with Food, Fun & Fellowship

Thursday, February 20, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

  • Kenosha Campus, Academic Building, Student Life Center, Garden Room 

Programming will begin at 11:00 a.m., followed by lunch at 12:00 p.m.

Staff cost: $5
Transportation will be provided from Racine and Elkhorn Campuses
Students and staff must register at gtc.edu/BHMCookout.

Questions? Contact Erika Saylor at saylore@gtc.edu or 262-564-2342.


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