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Gateway Connect Student Newspaper

December 2016

CNC Boat

Instructor tools new way to engage students

Boat build provides great hands-on experience for students

Gateway CNC/machine tool instructor Richard Buhnerkemper has found just the right vehicles to engage his Racine Campus students in learning by doing.

The students may never get a chance to ride in their hands-on engineering project, but that hasn’t stopped them from putting in hundreds of... Read More

Floral Designer Mike Hollenbeck

Nationally known floral designer inspires students at workshop

Floral design professional Mike Hollenbeck conducted a one-day, hands-on floral design class on Nov. 2 on the Kenosha Campus. Areas taught include tropicals as well as foliage weaving and braiding elements and principals.

Hollenbeck, AIFD CFD, is this year’s artist in residence for the... Read More

International Fashion Show

Awareness of a greater global community

Students learn about other cultures at International Education Week

International Education Week ran November 14 through November 17. With events at all three Gateway campuses, the event provided entertainment and education to all who attended.

An international marketplace took place on each campus. Students had the opportunity to shop fair trade goods,... Read More

Bryan Albrecht

A Season of Traditions

As the autumn season turns into holiday season we are reminded of the many traditions that shape our memories. Holiday traditions are often formed by sharing personal gifts with others through service.  Sharing and service are cornerstones that have grounded Gateway Technical College in building... Read More

Learning to be aware

Deafness event opens eyes

Deaf people can do anything – except hear. That’s the simplest way to describe what the recent Gateway Deaf Awareness event could teach people.

The Oct. 12 event on the Racine Campus, sponsored by Gateway’s Deaf and Hard of Hearing Department and Diversity 365, was a first for Gateway,... Read More

Gaining the keys to success

Gateway teaches skills to help you land a job, find a career you love

One of the purposes of every college is to teach its students the necessities to survive and grow in their preferred career. What some don’t focus on though, is how to get ahold of the keys which can open the door to a great career. Those keys are perfecting one’s résumé and job interview skills... Read More

Spring into action

Registration underway for spring semester

If you’re a student at Gateway, you know that once fall midterms are sent out, it’s time to start thinking about spring registration. The Spring 2017 semester begins Jan. 9, which means priority registration is underway, with open registration beginning Dec. 6.

Not sure how to register... Read More

Getting ahead

Mentoring program offers multiple benefits

There’s no doubt that making connections is a vital aspect of a successful college experience.

Gateway provides many ways of making those connections, including the 3-year-old HEADS UP mentoring program.

“HEADS UP mentoring is an enriching, relationship-building experience where... Read More

Kenall donates $250,000 to scholarship

Business donates $250,000 to scholarship program

New training center named in its honor

Gateway Technical College named the Kenall Protective Services Training Center on its Kenosha Campus on Nov. 17 in recognition of the company’s donation of $250,000 dedicated to the Gateway Promise program.

“Kenall has a unique and special history in the protective services industry.... Read More

Welcome to the Next Generation

Gateway to begin using Accuplacer

Beginning December 1, 2016, Gateway Technical College will begin using a new placement tool: Accuplacer Next Generation! The Accuplacer Next Generation exams in Reading, Writing, and Math are designed to effectively place students in classes that match their skill level. The exams are computer... Read More

Jonathan Van Brocklin, Matthew Giamanco, Thomas Pearson

Gateway honors veterans of the year

Three Gateway students, one from each of the three main campuses, were recognized during the Veterans Honor Event held Nov. 8 on the Kenosha Campus as being veterans of the year for the 2015-16 Academic Year.

Veteran students were nominated because of their academic excellence, service to... Read More

Club shows students how to live ‘green’

As many Gateway students know, Gateway offers many clubs and organizations for interested students. Clubs based on academic programs, programs that help develop leadership and many different outreach opportunities offered by Gateway. But did you know that Gateway has a program that promotes the... Read More

Big Read Event

Gateway goes West in a big way

‘True Grit’ featured for college’s NEA Big Read

Author anthologist keynotes kickoff event

The nationally acclaimed New York Times best-selling novel “True Grit,” a Western revenge story by Charles Portis, was the chosen book for Gateway’s National Endowment for the Arts Big Read event.

An Oct. 7 kickoff event at... Read More

Morocco Exchange Students

Students in first-time Morocco exchange visit Gateway

Several students from Morocco visited Gateway as part of a first student exchange and ongoing partnership with Ecole Superieire de Technologie d’Oujda.

Students enrolled in the business, engineering and IT programs at the Oujda college came to Gateway as part of an exchange program,... Read More

Gateway debuts Hospitality Management program

Three different associate degree tracks offered

Are you looking for a fast-paced career in which no two days are the same? If so, look to Gateway’s Hospitality Management program, which prepares graduates to be managers in this exciting industry.

The areas tourism and hospitality industry is booming! Kenosha, Racine and Elkhorn County... Read More

December 2016