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Diversity 365

Join the discussion. Broaden your cultural knowledge, share your perspective and gain 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.

Gateway programs and activities are open to everyone who is interested. 

Upcoming Events

Black History Month

Theme - The Black Family: Representation, Identity and Diversity

The Periodic Table of Historical Black Figures

Check out the Periodic Table of Black History from February 6-28 on the Kenosha, Racine and Elkhorn campuses. Here, we’ll highlight amazing historical black figures in many categories, including activists, actors, artists, athletes, musicians, politicians and scientists. Students are encouraged to experience the displays and to test their knowledge through weekly questions that include a chance to win $25 gift cards. You can also view the display virtually and submit answers to our weekly questions.

The Welcome Breakfast - Representation Theme

Join us for breakfast to kick off Black History Month.

Thursday, February 2 | 9-11 a.m. |  Racine Campus, Lake Building, Student Commons

Black History Month Door/Poster Decorating Contest 

Students and staff may decorate a door or poster board in celebration of Black History Month for a shot at a top prize to be awarded on each campus/center and a district-wide grand prize. We encourage all to participate in voting on the best display too! Complete registration online.

Contest Information:

February 2 - Door Decorating Begins
February 16 - Door Decorating Ends
February 20-24 - Campus-Wide Judging Takes Place
February 28 - Winner Announced at Taste of Culture Event

February 1-28 | All Campuses and Centers

Virtual Black History Month Listening Sessions

Join us every Friday in February as we showcase the greats of jazz, gospel, hip hop, and R&B music, past and present.

3-4 p.m. | Join Via Zoom

  • February 3
  • February 10
  • February 17
  • February 24

Sweet Dessert Experience - Diversity Theme 

Join us for a mid-month dessert and discussion for Black History Month.

Monday, February 13 | 12-2 p.m. | Elkhorn Campus, North Building, Learning Success Center

Showcasing Historical African American/Black Neighborhoods

Explore various thriving African American/black neighborhoods from the past 100 years, and learn about Black Wall Street through a presentation and display. These interactive activities will be available on the Kenosha, Racine and Elkhorn campuses throughout February. 

February 20 to February 24, 2023 | Kenosha Campus Atrium, Racine Campus SC Johnson Student Life Center and Elkhorn Campus North Building Atrium

Taste of Culture - Identity Theme

Come out for some food, fun and fellowship on the Kenosha Campus. No registration is required. Just come out to join in this cultural celebration!

February 28 | 12-3 p.m. | Kenosha Campus, Academic Building, Garden Room

Questions about any Black History events or activities? Contact Erika Saylor at saylore@gtc.edu.

Trivia Time

The top three winners earn prizes!

Join for the chance to win a gift card: First place - $50; Second place - $30; Third place - $20
Staff is welcome to play, but only students are eligible to win a gift card.

12-1 p.m. | Join via Zoom 

  • February 2, 2023
  • March 9, 2023
  • April 6, 2023

Questions? Please contact Student Life at studentlife@gtc.edu.