Empowering Tomorrow’s Leaders: Addressing the need for African American Scholarships

We spotlight the importance of scholarships for African American students in honor of Black History Month. As we commemorate the achievements and contributions of African Americans throughout history, let’s also recognize the significance of opportunities for academic success to students within our community. In celebrating Black History Month, we acknowledge the systemic barriers and inequalities…

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CT State Gateway Library- Origin of the African American History Collection

Dive into the vibrant world of African American literature at CT State Community College Gateway! February is Black History Month. We’re thrilled to share that Gateway Library’s African American History Collection was pioneered by passionate students. As we honor the richness of Black History Month, we invite you to help keep this collection thriving. Gateway’s…

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Carmen Rodriguez

New Haven Alder Carmen Rodriguez, represents Ward 6, home to many Gateway students, employees and alumni. She has been a staunch supporter of Gateway with the families of prospective students and in the community at large. Alder Rodriguez is a member of Gateway’s Class of 1993.

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Gateway Nursing and Allied Health Alumni Group

The Gateway Nursing and Allied Health Alumni Group. This informal group convened by Gateway nursing alumnus and faculty member Sam Osei, and Gateway alumna and director of the Allied Health Program Julie Austin meets to socialize and network. The loyalty and job the group’s alumni show for Gateway and one another was the inspiration for…

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Keith Churchwell, M.D.

Keith Churchwell, M.D., President, Yale New Haven Hospital, will receive the Community Award. Dr. Churchwell was the first Black President of Yale New Haven Hospital, and his knowledge and focus on racial disparities in health outcomes helped Yale New Haven build outreach programs and treatment protocols during the COVID-19 pandemic. His work bucked national trends, and…

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Garrett Sheehan

Garrett Sheehan, President & CEO, Greater New Haven Chamber, was selected to receive this award. Under Garrett’s stewardship, the Chamber has enthusiastically partnered with Gateway to strengthen connections between Gateway academic and workforce programs and the region’s employers.

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Toni Edmonds Walker

The Foundation’s most prestigious honor will be conferred for only the third time in the Foundation’s history. For her commitment and service to Gateway students and their families, her support for the Pledge to Advance Connecticut (PACT) which provides free Community College tuition to many Gateway students, and for all her work to uplift Gateway…

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Support Gateway students during May 3-4 Great Give

Every year, the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven (CFGNH) invites caring people – like you! – to join the Great Give. The Gateway Community College Foundation will participate in CFGNH’s 36-hour online event Tuesday and Wednesday, May 3 and 4 You can look forward to matches and bonuses. It’s an easy, fun way to…

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604 scholarship applications considered by Gateway Foundation volunteers

Awards and Celebration in May More than $100,000 will be awarded in scholarships, fellowships, and much-needed laptop computers for the 2023-24 academic year. Scholarship awards will be announced in early May, and the Foundation’s 14th Annual Donor/Scholar celebration will be held during a May 19 brunch at the college. The celebration is a high point…

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New Gateway Alumni Network will engage, connect former students

More than 50 enthusiastic alums already have joined Gateway Community College’s first-ever Alumni Network. The Network’s Advisory Board is planning some exciting events, including a get-together for current and prospective members on Wednesday, June 21, 5:30 to 7 p.m., at the Tuscany Fire Kitchen at EleMar New England Marble & Granite, 99 Shelton Ave., New…

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