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Gateway Connect Student Newspaper

February 2017

Heather Rupp and fellow florists

Student parades skills on world stage

Life after graduation all roses for professional

Many take the holiday break as a time to wind down, stay at home and enjoy their time off.

Not so for Gateway graduate and student Heather Rupp, who worked up to 18 hours a day as she paraded her skills at perhaps the most famous event in the world for her industry.

In early... Read More

State Rep. David Bowen

Holding up a mirror

Keynote, Student Ambassador say civil rights are in hands of today’s youth

Gateway Technical College student Ivan Rodriguez Gonzalez says it’s important for youth today to be involved in serving others and aspire to the ideals held by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Rodriguez Gonzalez, after speaking at the college’s 23rd annual Dr. King celebration held on the... Read More

Bryan Albrecht

Pearls of wisdom

Did you know that until 400 BC February was considered the last month of the year? January and February were the last two months added to the Roman calendar, since the Romans originally considered winter a monthless period.

New or old February is a special time of the year. In Finland,... Read More

Gateway Students in Peru

Gateway can take you places

Students invited to explore the world by studying abroad

You probably already know that a Gateway education can take you anywhere, but did you ever dream it could take you to another country?

Each year, Gateway hosts several trips for students to study in different countries. Each trip typically lasts 10 to 14 days and is a chance for students... Read More

Financial aid could ease college cost burden

Today’s college students have plenty on their minds – juggling college, work and a social life–while also trying to figure out how to pay for it all. While a Gateway education can save you thousands of dollars, you still might need help paying for college. That’s where financial aid comes into... Read More

Succeed at what suits you best

Gateway offers workshops to help students recognize their strengths

Everyone goes into college with a passion, but if someone knows what they are good at and knows how to utilize those skills before they are thrown into the sea of job applications, they will be among the first ones to receive their gills.

Gateway is helping students find their strengths... Read More

Need academic help?

Tutoring options available through Learning Success Centers

Are you looking to get help for a class you’re taking this semester? Be sure to check out Tutoring Services, located in the Learning Success Centers on the Elkhorn, Kenosha and Racine campuses. Gateway offers a variety of tutoring services, including one-on-one tutoring, group tutoring and... Read More

February 2017