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MATC Launches Promise Program for Adults

In May 2018, Milwaukee Area Technical College officially launched the MATC Promise for Adults, offering free tuition for eligible students to finish their associate degrees at MATC. The new program is an expansion of MATC’s first-in-the-state Promise program, which assists new high school graduates. Announced in 2015, the high school Promise program has the same goal – ensuring college access to students who never thought they could afford it.

The MATC Promise for Adults covers tuition costs after scholarships and grants for up to 75 credits for eligible individuals. Students must be:
●  24 years or older and live in the MATC district
●  Have an annual family income of $56,000 or less (based on federal student aid application)
●  Have earned at least six college credits but have not earned an associate or bachelor’s degree 
●  Have been out of college for at least two years

For more information, including complete eligibility requirements, visit matc.edu/promise; call 414-297-6668; or email matcpromise@matc.edu.

Help spread the word about this opportunity to adults who would benefit from this exciting opportunity!

The MATC Promise for Adults and the MATC Promise for New High School Graduates receive funds from private donations made to the MATC Foundation. To make a contribution to the MATC Promise, visit matc.edu/support_matc

 

MATC Innovators video series now playing on YouTube

MATC Faculty Innovator Tom Olson, Machining
MATC Faculty Innovator Stephanie McKennie, Nursing
MATC Faculty Innovator Larry Domine, Information Technology
MATC Faculty Innovator Armen Hadjinian, Entrepreneurship
MATC Faculty Innovator Steve Burleson, eBusiness
MATC Faculty Innovator George Stone, Natural Science
MATC Faculty Innovators Pat Feder and Brian Kirsch, Information Technology
MATC Faculty Innovator Julie Rock, Nursing
MATC Faculty Innovator Brian Mennenoh, Animation

 

Student Success
Here are recent documents shared by Oak Creek VP, Dr. Mark Felsheim
College Readiness Brochure 2012 (pdf)
How to Communicate with Your Instructor (pdf)
Choices of Successful Students (pdf)
 

Dr. Martin's Communications

Vision 2020: Strategic Plan (pdf)

 

Student Features

3D technology adds new dimension to teaching - via jsonline.com

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The sound of the patient's pulse whooshed rhythmically as John LaDisa navigated through the blood vessel. Up ahead he could see trouble - plaque lining an artery, a dangerous indication of heart disease.

This summer, the CAVE is playing host to a group of nurses in training thanks to a collaboration with animation students from Milwaukee Area Technical College, who designed a virtual hospital room setting for the facility.

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