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Hall of Fame 2023
Hall of Fame is back! Celebrating the 26th Anniversary.
Save November 2nd for food, drinks, networking, and fun to celebrate community, corporate, and alumni leaders, and raise essential support for CT State Community College Gateway students.
The ticketed celebration will be in the Curran Community Center on Gateway’s campus beginning at 4:30. Commit today to sponsor all the evening’s activities and underwrite Gateway Community College Foundation’s scholarships, programs, and activities.
Complete sponsorship information is available here.
Buy a table or individual tickets here.
Hall of Fame is a Bridge to Equity. The 26th Annual Hall of Fame will honor the contributions of outstanding leaders.
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.
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…
This year, Gateway re-launches its Alumni Network, recruiting alumni to support students, cement connections between the campus and the community, and act as ambassadors for Gateway. Hall of Fame will celebrate two Alumni Honorees:
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…Read More
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.Read More
Hall of Fame 2023 Sponsors
J.W. Curran Foundation
CT State President/Campus CEO
Ruby H. Melton and Gail McAvay
Eder Family Foundation
Dr. William (Terry) & Yulonda Brown
Equity in Education
New Haven Bank