Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
March 19, 2020
Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gateway community college will be closed to the public until the end of the spring semester. The college will send regular updates pertaining to but not limited to online courses and other operations.
In a released statement, CSCU President Mark E. Ojakian said, "I understand this is a stressful time for all of us...self-care remains essential. Social distancing is critically important to the state’s public health efforts to slow the spread of the virus, but it does not mean shutting our lives down – so remember to check in (virtually) on your friends and family, look for online yoga or exercise classes, and take a minute to relax and breathe deeply."
GCC PTK Honor Students Collect Toiletry Items for Adelbrook Residents
Gateway Community College’s Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society Alpha Xi Theta Chapter collected 526 toiletry items during as part of a service project for the residents of Adelbrook in Cromwell. Adelbrook provides education and residency for children and adults with autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders, and offers state-of-the-art wrap around residential treatment both on their campus and in the community. Their philosophy is to build on abilities, not disabilities: transforming lives one person at a time. Read More >>
GCC Veterans Club Donates Almost 600 Mugs to Homes for the Brave Homeless Veterans
Gateway’s Veterans Club collected an initial 400 mugs this past spring and into the fall for Homes for the Brave, a transitional program for homeless veterans. Since then the mugs kept coming in, as recent as this December when FEC, Consultant kept giving and a Child Development teacher Linda Alston from GCC’s Early Learning Center donated another 50 mugs. Read More >>
GGC Professor Anne Williams Knits More Than 100 Hats for Homeless
For GCC business professor, Anne Williams, a stitch in time saves nine...well, more like 130. Dr. Williams carries on a family tradition during the holiday season of hand-knitting hats for the homeless in New Haven. It’s a much-needed effort. According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), in 2018 there were close to 4,000 homeless people living in the state. “I made about 130 [hats] this year, and I make them in different sizes, some small for children,” Williams said. 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.