$5.5 Million Donation Presented to Gateway Technical College Funding the SC Johnson STEM Scholars Pathway
New Program Dedicated to Providing Women and People of Color with 4-Year Degree in STEM Related Career Fields
Continuing our focus to improve people’s livelihoods by creating economic opportunities and expanding access to education and services, we’re excited to provide Gateway Technical College in our hometown of Racine, Wisconsin with funding to launch the SC Johnson STEM Scholars Pathway.
This new program will provide women and people of color, who have historically been underrepresented in STEM industries, and those with limited means the opportunity to gain a four-year degree in a STEM-related career field.
Committed to Supporting Education and Underserved Communities
This most recent donation builds upon our long history of commitments to Gateway and to underserved communities in our hometown and around the world.
Since 2001, we’ve contributed more than $10.8 million to Gateway to support hands-on technical education and training for students. Most recently, we provided funding of more than $530,000 for Gateway’s Highly Skilled Occupations for Professional Employment (HOPE) Initiative, which provides training opportunities in high-demand fields to people displaced from work due to the COVID-19 pandemic.