University of Bridgeport and Area Community Colleges Sign Articulation Transfer Agreement
June 29, 2020
The University of Bridgeport (UB) and Gateway Community College, Housatonic Community College, and Norwalk Community College marked the start of a new articulation agreement during a virtual signing on June 26. The agreement provides a pathway for transfer to a bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS). Of special note, this will be the first UB - CSCU Shore-West regional articulation agreement.
Following completion of an associate degree program at one of the three community colleges, transfer students who meet UB’s admission criteria may enroll In the MLS program. Students will be prepared for an exciting career in one of the most rapidly expanding areas of healthcare. Medical laboratory scientists, vital members of medical teams, perform scientific sample testing and report the findings to physicians.
Wells Fargo Foundation Lends a Helping Hand to the Region’s Community College Students
The Wells Fargo Foundation recently made a generous commitment to the region’s community college students in the form of a $75,000 regional grant to foundations of Gateway, Housatonic, and Norwalk community colleges. The funds will be used to help alleviate some of the financial hardships brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic. “The Wells Fargo Foundation is dedicated to serving those in need,” said Kevin E. Burke, Market Executive for Wells Fargo’s Middle Market Banking in Connecticut and New York Capitol Region. Read More >>
Gateway Donates Much Needed PPEs
Gateway Community College has donated more than 8,000 pieces of personal protection equipment (PPE), 1,600 disinfectant wipes and six ear thermoscans with chargers to three Connecticut health-care facilities. The safety supplies and equipment were donated to Yale New Haven Hospital, the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and Connecticut Hospice to help protect medical professionals who are working with COVID-19 patients. All donated items were originally the property of Gateway’s division of Allied Health and Nursing. Read More >>
Social Media Manager and GCC Student Makes Career Out of Making Connections
There are about 7.8 billion people on the planet and at the rate she’s going, Julia Seraphine will be in electronic contact with most of them in about 10 years. Seraphine, 21, graduated magna cum laude from Gateway in May 2019. With an associate’s degree in Liberal Arts and certificates in Fashion Retail Management and Entrepreneurial Studies, she is currently in the process of applying for a transfer to Yale University, which she hopes to attend in the fall as a junior majoring in Sociology and Psychology. Read More >>
Students Take Top Prizes at Entrepreneurship Foundation Business Conference Competition
Twelve students from Gateway and Housatonic Community Colleges won awards and honors at the Entrepreneurship Foundation’s 23rd Connecticut Business Conference and Competition, an entrepreneurial challenge that featured about 150 college students from across the state. Read More >>
Gateway Community College Ranks in Top 10 Computer Training Schools in Connecticut
Gateway Community College (GCC) was ranked in the top 10 computer science and information technology schools in the state by a leading resource for students and prospective students seeking entry into the field of IT, computer science, and technology. The report, released last week by ComputerTrainingSchools.com, shows GCC ranked ninth on a list of Best Computer Science and IT Colleges in Connecticut.