GCC Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society Inducts New Scholars
November 11, 2020
Gateway Community College’s Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society inducted 35 GCC scholars on Nov. 6 into one of the country’s most respected PTK chapters, the Alpha Xi Theta chapter. The inductees join more than 450 GCC students who have been inducted into PTK since the chapter started.
The new inductees are: Wisteria MacDonald, David Meza-Sandre, Cashaya Sanchez, Linda LaLuna, Leah Reed, Amy Acampora, Filiz Balandi Turan, Samantha Foley, Christopher Nagle, Kayla Perez, Jessica Suraci, Nicholas Dollahite, Natalia Giacco, Johani Sepulveda Nieves, Christina Immediato, Hoony Kwak, Alexandra Laudun, Briana Perigyi, Michelle McCullouch, Christopher Balich, Adam Coleman, Ashley Fernandez, Elizabeth Figueroa,Cynthia Torres, Kristina An, Ian Cheung, Marissa Lambert, Margaret Gaughran, Caitlyn Kelley, William Kelley, Kevin Jubb, Ornela Sollaku, Lisa Kelley, Sarvenaz Keshavarz and Jose Munguia Ahuatl.
Gateway's Surgical Technology Program Receives Accreditation
The Surgical Technology program at Gateway Community College received accreditation in September from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). The peer review conducted by the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA) and CAAHEP’s Board of Directors recognizes the program's substantial compliance with the nationally established accreditation Standards. Read More >>
New Criminal Justice Degree Program Offered at Gateway
Gateway Community College is offering a new Criminal Justice Associate in Science degree for students interested in careers in the criminal justice field (some examples are crime scene technician, forensic mental health worker, program manager of youth and community programs, victim support officer, and youth and family worker). The program is designed for students who plan to enter the workforce after completing the degree or those already employed by a law enforcement or criminal justice agency. Read More >>
Gateway’s Affirmative Action Plan Approved By CHRO
The Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (CHRO) has approved Gateway Community College’s Affirmative Action plan, calling it “complete and thorough in documenting the college’s efforts to hire and retain a faculty and staff that is diverse, inclusive, and reflective of our larger workforce and community.”
Students May Still Be Eligible for CARES Act Assistance
There’s good news for Gateway Community College students who did not fill out a FAFSA: They may still be eligible to receive a CARES Act Cash Assistance.
Gateway Student Named Oberndorf Lifeline to Completion Scholar
Gateway Community College student Kimberly Alvarez has been selected as a Spring 2020 Oberndorf Lifeline to Completion Scholar. The $1,000 scholarship is designed to assist Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society members in overcoming unanticipated financial barriers preventing the completion of the college credential, an associate degree or certificate while enrolled in college. Read More >>