A cake-worthy celebration. Photos provided by Gateway Technical College.

Leaders from Gateway Technical College and Concordia University Wisconsin signed a 2-plus-2 articulation agreement on Wednesday, Nov. 14, that gives Gateway graduates from two different programs the opportunity to enter Concordia as juniors to further their career in construction and trades management.  

Graduates of Gateway’s Architectural-Structural Engineering Technician or Civil Engineering Technology-Highway Technology associate degree programs are eligible to transfer into Concordia’s Construction and Trades Management bachelor degree program.

“This public/private collaboration will enhance the lives and careers of students and

Dr. Bill Cario, Concordia University Provost, expresses his gratitude to Gateway.

will make a difference in the development of southeastern Wisconsin,” said Dr. William Cario, Concordia University Provost and Chief Academic Officer. “I look forward to the time when students will walk across both graduating stages prepared to make a difference in this world.”

Dr. Zina Haywood, Executive Vice President/ Provost at Gateway Technical College, talks about the uncommon partnership.

Dr. Zina Haywood, Executive Vice President/ Provost at Gateway Technical College  emphasized how this partnership will benefit students. “Gateway’s vision is to make life-changing opportunities a reality, and Concordia’s tagline is to ‘Live Uncommon.’ By bringing our institutions together we can say that our partnership provides uncommon life changing educational opportunities.”

This agreement provides students with many pathways for fulfilling careers. They can earn an associate degree at Gateway and enter the workforce while they pursue their bachelor’s degree from Concordia University to advance their careers.

Students would take classes one night a week at Concordia’s Kenosha Center. For more information, contact Ana Sanchez at Ana.Sanchez@cuw.edu.



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