Gateway Technical College is celebrating Women’s History Month in March, featuring a March 19 presentation by journalist and author Michele McPhee.
McPhee covered many stories working for the Boston Globe and other media outlets, and will discuss these historic events and what they have meant to the United States and the global community at large. Her presentation, “Ground Level,” will be held at the following locations and times:
March 19, 10 a.m.
- Racine Campus, 1001 S. Main St.: Racine Building, Great Lakes Room
- Elkhorn Campus, 400 County Road H: South Building, Room 112, broadcast live via LifeSize
- Kenosha Campus, 3520 30th Ave.: Academic Building, Room A217, broadcast live via LifeSize
March 19, 2 p.m.
- Elkhorn Campus, 400 County Road H: South Building, Room 112
- Racine Campus, 1001 S. Main St.: Racine Building, Great Lakes Room, broadcast live via LifeSize
- Kenosha Campus, 3520 30th Ave: Academic Building, Room A217 broadcast live via LifeSize
Other events this month include:
- “The History of Hats and Headdresses Around the World” will discuss the cultural significance and impact of women’s hats, headdresses and wraps. Refreshments will be served and attendees are encouraged to wear a unique hat, headdress or wrap. This will be held 10 a.m. March 18 at the Kenosha Campus Student Commons.
- “Girl Rising,” a documentary film that journeys around the world documenting the lives of nine girls. A light breakfast will be served. It will be shown at 10 a.m., March 21 at two locations:
- Racine Campus, Lake Building, Multicultural Room
- Elkhorn Campus, South Building, Room 112
- “Ain’t I a Woman” will showcase a musical and theatrical celebration of four renowned African American women, Zora Neale Hurston, Clementine Hunter, Sojourner Truth and Fannie Lou Hamer. This event will be held noon March 31 on the Kenosha Campus, in the Madrigrano Auditorium located in the Conference Center.
For more information, please go to: www.gtc.edu/womenshistory.