Receive guidance and support at Gateway
Connect with a mentor to guide your path to success
Join Gateway’s Heads Up Veteran-to-Veteran Mentoring program and connect with a mentor on your pathway to success. You will receive intensive guidance and support as you complete your program of study and transition into your career. New this year is veteran-to-veteran mentoring. Student veterans will be paired with military veteran mentors. You may complete an online application at gtc.edu/headsupmentoring. For more information, contact Julani Bayan at 262-564-2546, firstname.lastname@example.org or Mark Hargrove at 262-564-2736, email@example.com.
You’ve got mail!
Stay connected with student email, social media
Gateway will communicate important information to students using Gateway student email. Look for your Gateway student email address on your class schedule and login to check your email at mail.gtc.edu.
Gateway takes its campus community online with Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, YouTube and the CONNECT newspaper. The Source, a student e-newsletter sent most Fridays, will appear in your student email inbox.
AlertMe system available to students
Notifications sent by text and email
The AlertMe emergency notification system will alert students with a text message or an email in the event of a dangerous situation occurring at one of Gateway’s facilities. All students are enrolled in AlertMe at the time of enrollment. If you provide your cell phone information, you will receive text messages as well as email messages when the college issues a warning. To verify your enrollment, go to gtc.edu/alertme.
USG meeting Oct. 12
Student government group meets every month
Gateway’s United Student Government is a group of students for students. USG advocates for students by planning student activities and events and serves as the voice of the students. Monthly general assembly meetings are held simultaneously via video conference at the three Gateway campuses and at the SC Johnson iMET and Burlington centers. The next meeting is set for noon. Wednesday, Oct. 12. The following month’s meeting is at noon. Wednesday, Nov. 16.
USG organizes events on campus such as the Drive-In Movie Night and Spirit Week as well as discounted tickets for area attractions. To learn more about USG, visit gtc.edu/usg.
Career fairs scheduled for Fall semester
Meet and network with potential employers
Several career fairs are scheduled for Gateway locations throughout the Fall semester. These fairs offer students an opportunity to network with local employers and agencies. Come dressed for success and be sure to bring copies of your resume. Employers will be looking to fill full-time, part-time and seasonal positions.
The fairs include the Hospitality/Retail Job Fair on the Elkhorn Campus on Tuesday, Sept. 27; the Horizon Center Career Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 12; the Health Care Job Fair on the Kenosha Campus on Thursday, Oct. 27; the Manufacturing Job Fair on the Elkhorn Campus on Thursday, Oct. 27; and the Fall Career Fair on the Racine Campus, Wednesday, Nov. 2.
To see times and locations of these, and learn of possible added job fairs, go to gtc.edu/careerfairs.
Drive-In Movie Night set for Sept. 30
Event takes place in Kenosha Campus parking lot
Drive-in movie theaters are virtually extinct, but one will return on Sept. 30, as the Kenosha Campus main parking lot becomes an old-school drive-in. Finding Dory will be shown at 6:45 p.m. and Captain America Civil War hits the big screen at 8:45 p.m. The event is free for Gateway students - with student ID - and their family. The cost is $10 per vehicle for the general public. Those attending can watch the movies from their vehicle, or set up in a designated area with their lawn chairs or a blanket. Sound is projected through speakers and a specified FM station. The event will go on rain or shine. Should it rain, it will be moved inside to the Madrigrano Auditorium.
Free Office 365 for Gateway students
Sign up for your complimentary software package today
Gateway provides Office 365 for active Gateway students for free. The package includes Office for Mobile, Office for Mac, Skydrive, and Office 365 Professional Plus On Demand, which includes the most up-to-date versions of Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, OneNote and Outlook. To get started, simply go to goo.gl/us4knd and sign up for a student account. Directions for signing up for your account can be found under Student Support in Blackboard. If you need assistance accessing Office 365, contact Tech Central at 262-564-3695 or submit a ticket at support.gtc.edu.